Tag Archives: Independent

Global Advent: Day 2

The Film: Salmer fra kjøkkenet [Kitchen Stories] – Norway With Scandinavian films I have learned to just watch. Stay with it. Beginning to end. My first experience was watching Italiensk for begyndere. My perception before, during, and after was nearly … Continue reading

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Unhappynothankyoulessplease or Why Garden State Is A Great Film: Part I

Happythankyoumoreplease is everything Garden State is not. Which is not a compliment. It’s the kind of indie movie people wrongly think all indie movies are. Whiny, selfish characters who are too busy pretending to be unloved to spend two seconds actually … Continue reading

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The Paper Answer Man

Alright. It’s obvious these two movies are twins. What’s that? Of course they are? Well yes, but maybe not why you think just from glancing at IMDB. It’s not the genre, it’s not the actors, it’s not the low budgets, … Continue reading

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