Film Review: The Equalizer 2

It's hard to imagine that a man of Denzel Washington's calibre; precociously talented with a vast and varied filmography, has never starred in a sequel before. His first ever sequel in a long and illustrious career comes in the form of the…

Short Film Review: Screwdriver

Here at The Indiependent, a great element of our remit revolves around promoting all things "independent". With that in mind it is paramount that the film section is able to recognise filmmaking talent not just within the realm of Hollywood…

Film Review: The Post

In the era of “fake news” and Trump’s incessant desire to mute the press, one wouldn’t have expected a piece of reactionary cinema to be an outrageous suggestion. Fortunately the man helming the first major anti-Trump administration film is…

Film Review: Hostiles

Despite it now being 2018, the level of intolerance and hatred in the world, especially in America, remains at an archaic level. With his latest film Hostiles, director Scott Cooper (Black Mass) offers a thoughtful, gritty exploration of…

Film Review: Molly’s Game

When master screenwriters like Aaron Sorkin (The Social Network) turn their hand to directing, often the initial scepticism revolves around their natural habits to focus on substance over style. However with Molly's Game, Sorkin has opted…

Film Review: The Disaster Artist

For those of you who are familiar with Tommy Wiseau's cult classic The Room (2003), then this story of the making of it, directed by and starring James Franco as Mr. Wiseau and entitled The Disaster Artist; truly needs no introduction. Some…

Film Review: Thor: Ragnarok

In terms of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and it's trilogies, the Thor series always had something lacking that meant it couldn't quite keep up with the high standards set by Iron Man (not number 2 obviously) and the brilliant Captain…

London Film Festival Review: Downsizing

In a world as ridiculous as ours at the minute, people poking fun at the state of society are always welcome. Director Alexander Payne (The Descendants), has always been one for satire, and in his latest project entitled Downsizing, he has…