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Altered States

"A thoroughly engrossing experience that attends to everyday life's small (and in a few cases, significant) moments." - Variety ... The lives of three African-Americans in the rural Mississippi Delta are laid bare in Ballast, the debut feature from director Lance Hammer that collected multiple ... Read more
“There is no tomorrow, all my tomorrows are yesterday.” ... Melody (Saffron Burrows) has been living an anaemic existence for a long time. With a thankless job and an equally thankless relationship, she’s closing in on her thirties when everything comes ... Read more
“LA is where love comes to die.” ... With 14 hours until the New Year, and every intention to let it pass without fanfare, Wilson wants to forget the last 12 months ever happened. Since moving to LA his relationship has ended and his career as a writer has been on a downward trajectory. Broke ... Read more
For some, leaving home is easy. For Mikey, returning is the problem. ... After visiting his parents, 30-something Mikey decides to stay on, at first using the excuse of a cancelled flight. However it's soon clear he has no intention of leaving any time soon. Staying in his childhood bedroom ... Read more
“Christopher Zalla's smartly scripted first feature is an exhilarating dog-eat-dog thriller brimming with style and exceptional performances.” - Sundance Film Festival ... Winner of the 2007 Sundance Grand Jury prize, Padre Nuestro is a thrilling ride through the dirty underworld of Mexican ... Read more
“A charming indie title, suffused with the spirit of the French New Wave of the early sixties and possessed of a quirky likeability.” - Screen InternationalFrom 24-year-old newcomer Josh Safdie comes a free-flying, whimsical play-date with ever-curious Eléonore. Infused with ... Read more
“You don't need medication, you need to get laid.”In the sweltering New York summer of 1994 Luke Shapiro is trying to beat his depression, lose his virginity, and make ends meet by selling weed on the streets out of an old ice-cream cart - all before college starts. His pothead shrink Dr ... Read more
A girl and her dog hit the road, in Kelly Reichardt's follow up to her indie favourite Old Joy.Wendy (Michelle Williams, Brokeback Mountain) is on her way to Alaska in her beat up car with her best friend, yellow-haired retriever Lucy, when misfortune waylays her in Oregon, separating her from her ... Read more
“Spooner's style calls to mind the youthful energy of early Spike Lee.” - Hollywood ReporterAt first skinny jeans, the right hairstyle and a liking for Blondie were enough to keep African-American Ajamu (Ayinde Howell) satisfied in New York's predominantly white indie-rock scene. Bookish and ... Read more
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