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The Indiependent’s Favourite Actors-Turned-Directors

In honor of Regina King’s outstanding debut feature One Night In Miami, we asked our contributors to write about some of their favourite actors-turned-directors. Who made the list? Brady Corbet When discussing actors-turned-directors, many attempt to work out how these distinct professions fit together. What I admire in Brady Corbet is that there is a […]Read More

‘A Christmas Carol’ — A Familiar Tale In An Entirely

*Spoilers ahead* (although I must admit, I would be shocked if you did not already know the plot) Another year, another adaptation of Charles Dicken’s A Christmas Carol. Ordinarily, such news would be accompanied by an eye roll, or a sarcastic comment about the seeming lack of originality in modern film plots. However, in a […]Read More

‘Monsoon’ Is A Touching Exploration of Identity: Review

Monsoon is the perfect kind of film for those who love an emotionally-intelligent slow burn—and it doesn’t hurt that the main character is played by a man as beautiful as Henry Golding. However, Golding eschews his typical ‘charismatic, likeable romantic lead’ character and instead flexes his subtler acting muscles in the role of Kit, a […]Read More

More heartbreak for fans of ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ as

Last week, fans of the animated series Avatar: The Last Airbender, or ATLA as it is commonly referred to, were dealt a heavy blow. Michael Dante DiMartino, one of the original creators of the show, posted an open letter on Facebook addressing fans about the upcoming live-action series of ATLA on Netflix – more specifically, […]Read More

Trailer released for Black Panther drama ‘Judas and the Black

The powerful trailer for the new Shaka King film Judas and the Black Messiah, released last Friday, has already garnered almost one million views on YouTube. The film marks King’s studio feature film directorial debut and centres around Chairman Fred Hampton, the leader of the Illinois Black Panther Party in 1968, and the true story […]Read More

Welcome to the contributor team

Here’s everything you need to get started writing for us This webpage contains everything you need to know about contributing to the site, from how to go about pitching your first piece, to how to earn money by republishing your articles with The Indiependent’s Medium publication.  Take some time to digest the information on this […]Read More

Action and Zombies Galore in Trailer for ‘Train to Busan

Train to Busan was an undeniable success upon its release in 2016. In a genre saturated with iconic films, the South Korean zombie movie managed to become a fan favourite through its ability to interweave excellent character development, subtle social commentary and a straightforward plot line. The result is a well-paced and surprisingly emotional film […]Read More

J.K. Rowling and The Lurking Transphobia – The Story So

With the wave of protests and important activism currently sweeping the world, social media platforms such as Twitter have been utilised positively by many to share information, petitions, and support. However, the social media platform can also be a place where problematic viewpoints are freely shared—such is the case with J.K. Rowling and her most […]Read More

YouTube announces Free Virtual Film Festival ‘We Are One’

As COVID-19 continues to upset the cinematic calendar, film festivals have been forced to cancel or postpone en masse. In the wake of such disruption, YouTube and Tribeca Enterprises (the organisation behind New York City’s Tribeca Film Festival) have partnered to bring us an entirely virtual film festival named “We Are One: A Global Film […]Read More

Magazine

The Indiependent Magazine In 2020 The Indiependent produced two magazine editions, giving budding young journalists the opportunity to see their name in print.  The May 2020 issue raised money for the British Lung Foundation, and the December 2020 edition raised money for Shelter UK.  Future editions are in the works – if you’d like to […]Read More

TV Review: The Crown (Series 3)

SPOILER-FREE! Same monarchy, new faces – but are they up to the task? After two exceptionally long years, Netflix have finally released the highly anticipated third series of The Crown. The extravagant show is undoubtedly the jewel in the streaming giant’s collection of original series and focuses on the lives and dramas of the British […]Read More

Editors

Beth Kirkbride Founder & Music Editor Beth Kirkbride Founder & Music Editor Beth is a 23-year-old NCTJ-accredited journalist who lives in Oxford. She also has a BA in English Language and Literature from Oxford University. As well as music, she is interested in tech, political communication & data ethics. Phone:07481548384 Email:[email protected] James Reynolds Music Editor […]Read More