The Runaways (2010)

The story of one of the biggest all-female rock bands is depicted in this biopic from music video director Floria Sigismondi. Cherie Currie is a 15-year old who lives in Los Angeles and she dreams of rock stardom. Joan Jett is an aspiring guitar player who also dreams of rock stardom. When Joan meets Kim […]

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Ride (2018)

A night in Los Angeles is about to take a terrible turn for a couple in the feature film directorial debut of Jeremy Ungar. James is an aspiring actor who works as an Uber driver while in-between acting gigs. On this particular night, he picks up young Jessica, who takes a liking to him. After […]

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Knuckleball (2018)

If Home Alone was done as a violent horror film, then the result would most likely be this Canadian indie thriller from Michael Peterson. Henry is a 12-year old boy who is heading to a small town to visit his grandfather Jacob, while his parents are off to a funeral. Henry hasn’t had a chance […]

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Foxes (1980)

The lives of four teenage friends in Los Angeles begin to unravel in this really good film that features a star-making performance for Jodie Foster and former Runaways singer Cherie Currie in her film debut. Jeanie, Annie, Madge, and Deidre are four best friends in the San Fernando Valley. They spend their days trying to […]

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Housewife (2018)

This film around a disturbed young wife who falls under the spell of a charismatic cult leader has one of the most shocking finales in indie films this year. As a young child, Holly was in complete shock when she saw her mother kill her sister, Hazel, on the day that she had her menstruation […]

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The Song of Sway Lake (2018)

The hunt for a rare record becomes a combination of paying homage to nostalgia with a melancholic tone about family, driven by the performances of the trio of Rory Culkin, Robert Sheehan, and Mary Beth Peil. A few years after his father’s death, Ollie Sway, the grandson of Sway Lake founder Captain Hal Sway, is […]

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