Tagged: indie movies

Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader star in The Skeleton Twins 0

For your consideration: The Skeleton Twins

The Skeleton Twins is more drama than comedy, but you simply can’t put Bill Hader and Kristen Wiig together and not get a laugh. The two play the roles of estranged twins, Maggie and...

Robert Redford in All is Lost 0

For your consideration: All Is Lost

All Is Lost is a survival story of one man, played by Robert Redford, who encounters some big trouble on the Indian Ocean and must struggle to survive. The premise may be interesting, a...

Lake Bell stars in In a World... 0

For Your Consideration: In a World…

Written, directed and staring Lake Bell, In a World… is a comedy about a struggling vocal coach named Carol who aspires to make it big in the cutthroat world of movie-trailer voiceovers. Carol has...

James Franco as Alien in Spring Breakers 0

For Your Consideration: Spring Breakers

This film is listed as a comedy and drama, but the only comedy to Spring Breakers is how bad it is. The premise: a bunch of barely legal girls (Venessa Hudgens, Selena Gomez, Ashley...

John C. Reilly, Ed Helms and Isiah Whitlock star in Cedar Rapids 1

Cedar Rapids keeps it real

Who would have thought there was a seedy underbelly in the world of insurance salesmen? The new comedy Cedar Rapids, starring Ed Helms, John C. Reilly, Anne Heche and Isiah Whitlock Jr., takes a...

Delightfully awkward ‘Eagle vs Shark’ now on DVD 8

Delightfully awkward ‘Eagle vs Shark’ now on DVD

Eagle vs Shark, a brilliant comedy from New Zealand director Taika Waititi and featuring Jemaine Clement of Flight of the Conchords is now on DVD. The film plays like a New Zealand version of Napoleon Dynamite with amped up awkwardness and stellar performances all around.