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Dustin Jansick View all posts

Dustin Jansick is an independent film critic who also enjoys; indie music, cooking, technology, sports, puzzles, graphic design, and P.T. Anderson films. He is the founder and editor-in-chief of Way Too Indie, which means he reviews hundreds of movies each year. Also a proud member of the OFCS.

578 articles written. Most recent: 2015 Independent Spirit Award Predictions


Bernard Boo View all posts

Bernard Boo is a film enthusiast, baker, musician, and native of the San Francisco Bay Area. He enjoys nothing more than spending quiet nights at home with his beautiful wife.

448 articles written. Most recent: Mommy

Ananda Dillon View all posts

Ananda Dillon lives in Los Angeles, she watches a lot of films, reads a lot of books, dallies in graphic design and likes trying to find new synonyms for 'screenwriter' to distance herself from being a Hollywood cliche. She can't remember to buy milk but will almost always know a film or TV reference and she's hopelessly addicted to starting new DIY projects and botching the heck out of them.

122 articles written. Most recent: Across the Sea (Slamdance Review)


C.J. Prince View all posts

C.J. Prince hails from Ontario, Canada and spends most of his time absorbing as many films as possible. When he isn't trying to talk about films with words he is making tweets you'd regret reading.

236 articles written. Most recent: Hard to Be a God

Zachary Shevich View all posts

Zachary Shevich is a film critic and entertainment reporter with ties to New York, New Jersey and Philadelphia. When Zach isn't taking in and spitting out movie info, he's watching the 5-6pm block on ESPN or compulsively emptying the Trash bin on his MacBook.

73 articles written. Most recent: Sundance Hit ‘Brooklyn’ Lands at Fox Searchlight for $9 Million

Max Freedman View all posts

Max Freedman listens to so much music that doctors have found mp3s in his blood. He’s completely taken advantage of living directly across the Hudson River from Manhattan, having seen a stupid amount of live shows there. Oddly enough, Funeral isn’t his favorite Arcade Fire album. He wants everyone to know that, because he really wants people to think he's different.

45 articles written. Most recent: Björk – Vulnicura

Aaron Pinkston View all posts

Aaron Pinkston lives in or around Chicago, Illinois, where he enjoys life with his wife and two dogs. After graduating with a Bachelor's Degree in Cinema Studies from the University of Illinois, Aaron has worked in various office jobs while watching films and writing about them as a pastime. His senior thesis paper was titled "On the Cultural Reception of the Evil Dead Triology."

44 articles written. Most recent: April 2015 Criterion Collection Releases Include Sturges, Renoir Blu-Ray Upgrades

Nik Grozdanovic View all posts

Leaning towards the arty stuff and always hungry for an originally visual trip, Nik loves movies in obsessively unhealthy ways. He's written for Concordia University's The Link and is currently a regular contributor to IndieWire's The Playlist, and UK-based online culture mag What Culture. While trying to maintain his own blog, The Film Grapevine, he's been falling asleep one too many times on the keyboard lately.

38 articles written. Most recent: Before ‘Inherent Vice': 11 Essential Stoner Movies

Michael Nazarewycz View all posts

Michael will watch anything considered a motion picture, from a nickelodeon silent to a digital epic, and he is a sucker for everything from the 1980s. While he thinks it's great to have thousands of movies available to him around the clock, he misses the joy of random discovery that broadcast television used to bring in the pre-home video era.

15 articles written. Most recent: Art and Craft

Way Too Indie Staff View all posts

Way Too Indie provides you with the best indie movie reviews, coverage of the latest film festivals, podcasts, original editorials, must see trailers, and current independent filmmaking news.

13 articles written. Most recent: Way Too Indiecast 8: 2015 Oscar Nomination Reactions

Pavi Ramani View all posts

Pavi went to university in London, but now spends her time watching films to forget her "unemployed graduate" status. She loves dancing and hates people that don't give a film their full attention. She also uses words like love and hate far too liberally.

10 articles written. Most recent: The Color of Time

Patrick Larkin View all posts

Patrick is a New York State native who graduated from Lafayette College. He is an avid watcher of film and television. In between watching far too much media content, Patrick tries to figure out what to do with a liberal arts degree.

7 articles written. Most recent: Pioneer

Edward Haynes View all posts

Eddy Haynes has recently graduated from the University of Nottingham with a First in Film and Television. He is currently on a gap year which means he has a whole year to watch a ton of indie films. His all time favourite film is Memento, with Garden State running a close second, because who doesn’t love Zach Braff Natalie Portman and the Shins together in one film.

7 articles written. Most recent: Gangs of Wasseypur

Scarlet Biberstein View all posts

Scarlet lives in Downey, California with her husband, dog, and three chickens. She enjoys binge-watching Netflix, flying out of the country, and making jokes that no one gets. The Tenth Doctor is her favorite.

5 articles written. Most recent: ‘Genisys': A Terminator For A New Generation

Susan Kemp View all posts

Susan has created a personal brand of saying things that she immediately regrets. She enjoys writing because it gives her the ability to go back and edit. When she's not causing mischief, she's running around Southern California trying to catch a new film or live show. She graduated from the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) with a BFA in creative nonfiction.

1 articles written. Most recent: Match