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Video Essay: Mise En Scène & The Visual Themes of Wes Anderson Features

Video Essay: Mise En Scène & The Visual Themes of Wes Anderson

Wes Anderson has become a film genre. Even Saturday Night Live did a spoof on this notion, re-envisioning a modern horror film as a Wes Anderson comedy for one of their digital shorts. And although the auteur would not likely refer to himself as a “genre”, the evidence is onscreen in every one of his Read More
Watch Wes Anderson’s ‘Castello Cavalcanti’ Starring Jason Schwartzman News

Watch Wes Anderson’s ‘Castello Cavalcanti’ Starring Jason Schwartzman

Wes Anderson is certainly keeping himself busy these days (lucky us!) A short film written and directed by Anderson himself and produced for Prada, Castello Cavalcanti follows Jed Cavalcanti (Anderson favorite Jason Schwartzman) as he ends up stranded in 1955 Italy during a car race. It retains all the whimsy, vibrant colors, and rigid compositions the Read More
2013 Independent Spirit Award Predictions Awards

2013 Independent Spirit Award Predictions

There is some stiff competition this year at the Independent Spirit Awards, forcing me to do a lot of pondering and second guessing. See who I predicted to win Independent Spirit Awards at this years awards show. Read More
Way Too Indie’s Best Films of 2012 Features

Way Too Indie’s Best Films of 2012

As the Way Too Indie Staff compiled their favorite films that had a U.S. theatrical release in 2012, there was some debate as to whether or not 2012 was an overall good year for films. I landed in the “it was a pretty good year” camp personally. While there may not have been a plethora Read More
2013 Golden Globes Nominations Awards

2013 Golden Globes Nominations

There are definitely some shocking nominations for this years Golden Globes, but most of them are of the 'Huh?!' variety. Expectantly this comes from the Musical or Comedy category, where Salmon Fishing in the Yemen scored three nominations! Other odd surprises include Maggie Smith getting nominated for Quartet instead of Comedy/Musical Picture nominee The Best Read More
Dustin’s Top 10 Films of 2012 Features

Dustin’s Top 10 Films of 2012

See what films made Dustin Jansick's Top 10 Films of 2012. Click to view the full list of films. Read More
2013 Independent Spirit Award Nominations Awards

2013 Independent Spirit Award Nominations

Film Independent announced the nominations for the 28th annual Independent Spirit Awards this morning by Zoe Saldana and Anna Kendrick. Last year many of the award winners went on to win Oscars but I suspect that will be a little different this year. The winners will be announced at the 28th annual Film Independent Spirit Read More
2012 Holiday Indie Gift Guide Features

2012 Holiday Indie Gift Guide

Not sure of what to get for your friends and family members with a discerning taste in film this holiday season? Look no further than our 2012 Holiday Indie Gift Guide! We have picked out titles that will be sure to cover everyone on your Christmas list. We even helped you out by suggesting exactly Read More
Giveaway: Moonrise Kingdom Blu-ray Prize Pack News

Giveaway: Moonrise Kingdom Blu-ray Prize Pack

We have got two Blu-ray copies of Wes Anderson’s quirky indie hit Moonrise Kingdom to give away to a couple of our Facebook and Twitter followers. As a bonus, one of those winners will receive a special “Survival Package” to go along with the Blu-ray. Read More