Independent & Repertory

Code Black review

Review: Code Black

More people have died and been saved in the ER of the L.A. County Hospital than anywhere else in the United States. Serving a neighbourhood…

Life After Beth review

Review: Life After Beth

Opening with the funeral of our titular character, Beth, who dies after being bitten by a poisonous snake while hiking alone in the woods,…

Jackhammer review

Review: Jackhammer

After an audition with legendary casting agent Lance Selmour (Jamie Kennedy) goes terribly wrong, Julius Warner (Guy Christie) finds himself blacklisted in the acting…

The Congress review

Review: The Congress

In the near future, with CGI beginning to completely take over film production, actors are no longer needed in the traditional sense. Movie studios…

The Calling review

Review: The Calling

The Calling is a small town psychological crime drama. Hard-nosed but physically downtrodden Detective Inspector Hazel Micallef (Susan Sarandon) is head of the police…

Lawrence & Holloman review

Review: Lawrence & Holloman

Holloman (Daniel Arnold) is a credit collector for a department store, and his life is going nowhere. In his briefcase, he carries his boring…

Kundo: Age of the Rampant review

Review: Kundo: Age of the Rampant

In 1859, during the last days of the Joseon Dynasty, greed has overtaken the officials of the land. Rising against them are a group…

Fela Kuti used his music to spark change in Nigeria

Review: Finding Fela

Whether or not you knew it, at some point you’ve probably heard popular music that borrows from afrobeat. Afrobeat is a genre that combines…

To Be Takei review

Review: To Be Takei

Although best known for his role on the original Star Trek series as Sulu, George Takei has also been working in politics, built a…

Coldwater review

Review: Coldwater

At the request of his mother, teenager Brad Lunders (P.J. Boudousqué) is taken to a juvenile wilderness reform camp. Led by retired Colonel Frank…

13-year-old Appachey, featured in the award-winning doc.

Review: Rich Hill

Andrew, Harley and Appachey are three teenage boys growing up in Rich Hill, Missouri. The abandoned mining town (with a population of 1,400) has…