Ghosts, zombies and blood are some of the feautes that characterized a horror movie. Many are the fans of this film category produced by the independent filmindustry for many years. 50 horror indie movie are listed as the best horror films of all times:
My Name Is Bruce (2007)
Poultrygeist: Night Of The Chicken Dead (2008)
I Come With The Rain (2009)
Satan’s Little Helper (2004)
Murder Party (2007)
The Lost (2006)
End Of The Line (2007)
Home Sick (2007)
The Signal (2007)
Hell’s Drifter (2009)
The Stink Of Flesh (2005)
Spring Heeled Jack (2008)
Jacob’s Ladder (1990)
Red, White & Blue (2010)
The Girl Next Door (2007)
Paranormal Activity (2007)
Zombie Flesh Eaters (1979)
Switchblade Romance (2003)
Tucker & Dale Vs Evil (2010)
Ginger Snaps (2000)
The Devil’s Business (2011)
Shaun Of The Dead (2004)
I Saw The Devil (2010)
Harold’s Going Stiff (2011)
Dawn Of The Dead (1978)
Funny Games (1997)
Kill List (2011)
The Devil’s Backbone (2001)
Henry: Portrait Of A Serial Killer (1986)
Let The Right One In (2008)
The Blair Witch Project (1999)
Black Christmas (1974)
The House Of The Devil (2009)
The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)
Night Of The Living Dead (1968)
The Evil Dead (1981)
Paranormal Activity Movies Series
California is the location for a supernatural horror film series based on real live events. Camcorders, security cameras and many other devices are used for the haunted family to record the supernatural activities and the murders several members of the family. Five movies have came up to Hollywood big screens since the released of the serie in 2009.
Zach Braff, directs and stars the movie Wish I Was Here, a indie film that will debut in the Sundance Film Festival 2014. It’s a comedy drama movie that narrates the story of a straggling father and husband looking for a purpose for his life.
Independent Film brings an important list of 50 quality movies for the 2014 to be enjoy by the cinema lovers. Between the movie that stand up from the list are:
Big Eyes – Tim Burton
Dear White People – Justin Simien
Everything Will Be Fine – Wim Wenders
Far From the Madding Crowd – Thomas Vinterberg
Foxcatcher – Bennett Miller
The Grand Budapest Hotel – Wes Anderson
Happy Christmas – Joe Swanberg
The Immigrant – James Gray
Love is Strange – Ira Sachs
Night Moves – Kelly Reichardt
Nymphomaniac – Lars von Trier
The Sacrament – Ti West
Suite Francaise – Saul Dibb
Tracks – John Curran
Wish I Was Here – Director: Zach Braff
Palo Alto Movie
James Franco stars the indie film Palo Alto, directed by the recognized director Gia Coppola. Highlighted in the Venice Film Festival 2013. Palo Alto became the first big project for Coppola Jr., who comes from a three-generation family tradition of great directors of the indie film movement.
Emma Roberts (April) together with James Franco (Teddy) stars the love story developed in the community of California. It’s a story full of drama and complication for the young couple.
Birdman(directed byAlejandro González Iñárritu): A Hollywood actor tries to be successful in the world of theatre participating in a serious Broadway play.
Grace of Monaco(directed byOlivier Dahan): Nicole Kidman starring this movie based of the biography the Hollywood actress Grace Kelly.
Life Itself (by Steve James): It is a documentary based of the life of Roger Ebert, a famous American film critic, journalist and screenwriter.
The Grand Budapest Hotel(byWes Anderson): it is a comedy film starring by Ralph Fiennes that relates the story of a young concierge who tries to prove his innocence, after a murder committed at the hotel where he works.
Map to the Stars(directed byDavid Cronenberg): Actors like Julianne Moore, John Cusack, and Robert Pattinson starring this film is about Dr. Stafford Weiss and his family with the archetypical Hollywood dynasty. A famous psychotherapist, a drug addict young son and apyromaniac daughter are part of the story related in this movie.
Trenton Film Festival
New York City and Philadelphia will host the Trenton Film Festival, dedicated to award the indie movies industry. New film of many categories will be exposured, allowing the members of the industry to interact with the art film fans during 6 days. This year the festival will beggin in May 10 until the 14th.
Robert De Niro founded in 2002 together with Jane Rosenthal the Tribeca Film Festival with the finality to celebrate New York City as a major film making center and honoring the attracts of September 11, 2001. As every year since the festival was launched, a panel discussions the independent films presented, that includes documentaries, narrative features and shorts and a family-friendly films program.
Stuart Ortiz and Colin Minihan, the Vicious Brothers are the writers of “Extraterrestrial”. The film, directed by Mr. Minihan, stand up in the Tribeca Film Festival, telling the story about friends that ventures to a cabin in the wood but the night brings the crash landing of a giant spaceship changing the plans and converting the film in a twist straight out of “The X Files.”
Tribeca Film Festival Winners
Kevin Spacey, Adam Levine and Hailee Steinfeld are some of the personalities that enjoyed of the Tribeca Film Festival where movies like “Zero Motivation” and “Point and Shoot” won best narrative feature and best documentary, respectively, between many others film presented at the festival and awarded as the winners of each categories.
Independent Film is not as new a many people things. This movies, in the last decades, have had an important grow up in the movies industry because of the low budges but creative plot and scenes.
Citizen Kane Movie
Scripts have highlighted the art films for being creative, alternative and out of what is habitual in Hollywood. It’s because of this features that some movies of the art house film has stand out between others becoming the best art film movies of all times.
Andrei Rublev (Directed by Andrei Tarkovsky)
Mulholland Drive (Directed by David Lynch)
L’Atalante (Directed by Jean Vigo)
Tokyo Story (Directed by Yasujirō Ozu)
Citizen Kane (Directed by Orson Welles)
A Clockwork Orange (Directed by Stanley Kubrick)
Days of Heaven (Directed by Terrence Malick)
Fanny and Alexander (Directed by Ingmar Bergman)
The White Ribbon (Directed by Michael Haneke)
The Gospel According to Saint Matthew (Directed by Pier Paolo Pasolini)
Art Film of All Times
Stanley Kubrick was A Clockwork Orange director. This film from 1971, talks takes place in a futuristic society ruled by a strict government, which applies many restrictions on citizens.
Alex is the main character of this movie that created a gang of criminals, terrorizing the society with acts of rape, violence, and robbery with other teenage that answer by the name of Dim, Pete, and Georgie in the movie. Nadsat is language called spooked for Alex, which is a mix of both Russian and Cockney English. It’s part of the amazing and different facts that converge in this story really iconic for the art house film.
Carl Laemmle is the founder of Independent film. Looking of step out the standards established in the film industry by Motion Picture Patents Company (MPPC) or “Edison Trust” in 1909, Laemmle move from the East Coast to Hollywood to make new and different movies in little studios beginning the art film movement.
Thomas Edison owned most of the major American patents relating to motion picture cameras and every process surrounding it since 1890. The Edison Manufacturing Company comprising all the major film companies of the time like Edison, Biograph, Vitagraph, Essanay, Selig, Lubin, Kalem. Also, George Kleine, the leading distributor and the biggest supplier of raw film, Eastman Kodak were included in this film industry monopoly.
Independent film is characterized by low cost production, developing in small studios and less than half of budget support compared to a Hollywood film; certainly more creative and always looking for more artistic and intellectual vision in a film.
Paramount, MGM, Universal, and Fox Film Corporation started as independent film studios evolving in the business today as big filmmaking studios with largest production studios, more elaborate sets, costumes and staff.
Hollywood studios search today for independent films that could possibly get to be big production in art film festival like The Sundance Film Festival established in 1985 by Robert Redford’s Sundance Institute
Film festivals started as small scenarios for low budget filmmakers to showcase their talents, evolving in big stages for art house films to keep innovating the industry and boost great directors as Quentin Tarantino to the big screens. Hollywood film studios began investing in film festivals and independent films.