Independent & Repertory

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…

The One I Love 4

Review: The One I Love

When Ethan (Mark Duplass) and Sophie (Elisabeth Moss) first met, it felt like magic. After getting married, however, the couple struggles to find any happiness….


Review: Señoritas

Alejandra (Maria Serrano) is a young woman growing up in Bogotá, Colombia. She spends her weekends going to clubs and flirting with boys, while…

Review: I Dream of Wires

I Dream of Wires delves into the world of modular synthesizers in an hour and a half history lesson dating back to the 1960s…


Review: Are You Here

Are You Here is about two childhood best friends, Steve and Ben, played by Owen Wilson and Zach Galifianakis respectively. Ben’s father has just…

The Dog examines the fascinating life of John Wojtowicz.

Review: The Dog

On August 22, 1972, an Italian New Yorker named John Wojtowicz and a couple of pals held up a Brooklyn bank. Wojtowicz was hoping…

The Trip to Italy

Review: The Trip to Italy

Following the “success” of their first foodie road trip throughout Northern England in Michael Winterbottom’s mockumentary The Trip(2010), sort-of friends Steve Coogan and Rob…