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2012 Independent Spirit Award Predictions Awards

2012 Independent Spirit Award Predictions

The Independent Spirit Awards are a little be harder to predict than the Oscars because they do not tend to follow as many patterns nor does it have as wide of an audience. This year has a chance to be closer to the outcome of the Oscars than any other year with The Artist being Read More
Way Too Indie’s Top 10 films of 2011 Features

Way Too Indie’s Top 10 films of 2011

Blake and I list our top ten favorite films of 2011. Comparing films to one another is hard to do when they are often times so different. Thus ranking other people’s pieces of artwork such as films is never easy but everyone likes a top 10 list . Click Read More to see our top Read More
2012 Oscar Nominations Awards

2012 Oscar Nominations

The nominations for the 2012 Oscars were announced this morning with Hugo leading the pack for the 84nd Academy Awards with 11 nominations. The Artist came in as a close second with 10 nominations including; Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay and Best Score. There were a few big surprises in the Best Picture Read More
Drive Movie

Drive

Nicholas Winding Refn’s Drive is a gloriously brutal love letter to action movies of the 70’s, featuring a lead character that doesn’t even have a name, a fantastic synth pop score and soundtrack and very well stage action set pieces. Drive is one of the best films of the year. Not even wasting a second Read More
2012 Independent Spirit Nominations Awards

2012 Independent Spirit Nominations

The 2012 Film Independent Spirit Award nominations were announced today by presenters Anthony Mackie and Kate Beckinsale kicking off the award season. Of the total 277 total film submissions The Artist and Take Shelter raked in the most nominations this year with five in total. Close behind them with 4 nominations were films Martha Marcy Read More
TIFF 2011: Day 2 Film Festival

TIFF 2011: Day 2

Day 2 of the Toronto International Film Festival I see The Artist which seems to be getting a lot of buzz right now. I also saw The Hunter starring Willem Dafoe, the North American Premiere of Melancholia which Kirsten Dunst won Best Actress at Cannes. Lastly, I went to a Special presentation screening of Read More
Way Too Indie’s TIFF 2011 Schedule News

Way Too Indie’s TIFF 2011 Schedule

The 2011 Toronto International Film Festival is about to begin and I will representing Way Too Indie there. We previously posted the films we are most excited for but here is the list of films I will be seeing (some of which were on that list). Expect mini-reviews to follow as well as my general Read More
Toronto International Film Festival Lineup 2011 Film Festival

Toronto International Film Festival Lineup 2011

The Toronto International Film Festival has started announcing titles of films that will be playing at it's 36th annual festival held from September 8th - 18th 2011. Last year the TIFF had 246 films that were part of the festival, which included many world and international premieres. This year's lineup looks to be very promising Read More
2011 Cannes Lineup Film Festival

2011 Cannes Lineup

Cannes Film Festival is considered one of the most prestigious film festivals in the world and today they announced their lineup for 2011. This year the festival will be held from May 11th through May 22nd with American actor Robert De Niro being The President of the Jury. Read More