indie film

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Requiem for a Heavyweight

Last night, a colleague called me for some advice. She was updating a handout she gives to her students every semester that covers the major distributors of specialty (aka indie aka independent) film. Before she began rattling off company names, I tried to convey to her how depressing this was going to be.

The conversation went something like this:

Her: Paramount Vantage?

Me: Gone.

Her: Warner Independent?

Me: Gone.

Her: Picturehouse? ... read more »

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Coming Up for Air

Apologies for my long absence from the blogosphere… two conferences, end-of-semester grading, a trip overseas and two pending article deadlines have sucked away much of my time. I’m hoping to return full force with regular entries very, very soon. ... read more »