Features

15 Most Anticipated Films of TIFF 2014 Features

15 Most Anticipated Films of TIFF 2014

Yes, it’s that time of year again. As the summer begins to wind down, cinephiles begin to flock to Canada as the Toronto International Film Festival kicks off another year. With almost 300 feature-length films playing over 11 days (along with over 100 shorts), for some people this is more of a marathon than a Read More
The Underdog: August 2014 Features

The Underdog: August 2014

The second edition of The Underdog comes during a month that saw an abundance of releases by well-established acts: Spoon, FKA twigs, The New Pornographers, Basement Jaxx, and so forth. But for every big name that put out an album this month, there were dozens of exciting artists whose work found a much smaller audience. Read More
Way Too Indie’s 20 Essential Fall Films Features

Way Too Indie’s 20 Essential Fall Films

With the Oscars looming on the horizon, it’s time for filmmakers, actors, and studios to bring out the big guns and fight to nab one of those wee golden fellows. For cinema-goers, the fall season is the best time of year: With the summer blockbuster melee out of the way, our focus is shifted to Read More
Secret Stash: Michael D. Cohen Features

Secret Stash: Michael D. Cohen

Welcome to Secret Stash, our series of conversations with filmmakers, actors, and critics about their favorite films that didn’t get the recognition or find the audience they deserved because they were too weird, too hard to find, or (of course) too indie. In this installment of Secret Stash, actor Michael D. Cohen shares with us Read More
Way Too Indie on ‘Company Man: The Films of Robert Altman’ Features

Way Too Indie on ‘Company Man: The Films of Robert Altman’

Most directors would probably kill to have a career like Robert Altman’s. With a career spanning more than 4 decades, Altman proved himself to be one of the busiest, most creative and versatile directors in American history. He started out in the 50s working as a director for television, until his frustration over a lack Read More
Sequels and Remakes That Prove Things Were Better When We Were Kids Features

Sequels and Remakes That Prove Things Were Better When We Were Kids

Maybe our age is showing, but more and more we find ourselves remarking about how good things were “back in the day.” Especially when it comes to the many knock-offs, sequels, and remakes constantly pouring out of Hollywood. Since the Michael Bay produced, (awful-looking) rendition of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles hits theaters this Friday, we figured now Read More
21st Century Discoveries: Utopia Features

21st Century Discoveries: Utopia

21st Century Discoveries is a feature dedicated to exploring great, underseen and/or underappreciated films released since 2000. The goal is to help readers discover new, challenging and exciting films from around the world worth seeking out. For my second entry into this feature, I’m breaking my own rules. I’m focusing on a TV show instead Read More
The Underdog: July 2014 Features

The Underdog: July 2014

Welcome to The Underdog, a new column here at Way Too Indie! Each month we’ll collect and highlight the best new indie releases. Our aim here is to expose readers to great new music they may not have been aware of otherwise. We intend to cover music that we believe doesn’t get as much attention Read More
10 Things We’re Looking Forward to at Comic-Con 2014 Features

10 Things We’re Looking Forward to at Comic-Con 2014

So Way Too Indie is about to become Way Too Geeky for a few days next week as we cover the annual Comic-Con International in San Diego. While we both decry and yet embrace the infiltration of Hollywood at a convention created for devoted comic fans, we revel in the chance to get our movie Read More