Shia LaBeouf, Florence Pugh & Chris Pine to Star in

After her directorial debut Booksmart, actor and director Olivia Wilde (Her) had made herself known in Hollywood as a fresh and exciting new director. It’s no surprise then that New Line Cinema were quick to take on distribution of her next project, Don’t Worry Darling, which will feature big names like Florence Pugh, Shia LaBeouf […]Read More

Film News: Rian Johnson announces details of Knives Out sequel

Earlier this month, Paramount announced that their critically acclaimed whodunnit, Knives Out, would be getting its very own sequel. Directed by Rian Johnson, the film was a hit with audiences and even earned itself an Oscar nomination for Best Original Screenplay. A lucky treat for the fans, Johnson shed some more light on the plans […]Read More

Film News: Bradley Cooper to Direct Leonard Bernstein Biopic

Following six Oscar nominations for his directorial debut A Star is Born, including nods for Best Actor and Best Picture, Bradley Cooper is set to direct, produce, and star in a new film for Netflix. It will tell the story of Leonard Bernstein and his complex relationship with his wife, Felicia Montealegre. Cooper has already […]Read More

The Indiependent’s Top Films of the Decade: Libby Briggs

Moonrise Kingdom If you’re not familiar with the work of Wes Anderson, you’re truly missing out. Every shot he takes looks like a perfectly painted picture and each story both thrilling and heart-warming. Whether a remarkably odd friendship or young love, Anderson tells a story to last in our hearts long after we’ve watched the […]Read More

Film News: Baz Luhrmann set to adapt ‘The Master and

Australian writer and director Baz Luhrmann (known for films such as Romeo + Juliet and Moulin Rouge!) has recently been granted the rights to the classic Russian novel The Master and Margarita. The news follows the cast announcement of Luhrmann’s other upcoming film as he recently jumped on the biopic bandwagon. Following Bryan Singer’s Bohemian […]Read More

Top TV of the Decade: It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia

Welcome to The Indiependent’s Top TV of the Decade! In this feature, Libby Briggs looks at the longevity of beloved US sitcom, It’s Always Sunny… Now the longest running US sitcom ever, FXX’s It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia has been making us laugh for a whole 14 years. With such dark comedy at the heart […]Read More

Martin Scorsese on Marvel: “That’s not cinema”

Martin Scorsese – arguably one of the greatest living directors, known for classics such as Goodfellas and Taxi Driver – gave his not-so-popular opinion on Marvel films, claiming “that’s not cinema” and sparking widespread discourse online. While promoting his upcoming film, The Irishman, the auteur told Empire magazine: “the closest I can think of them, […]Read More

Film News: Second trailer released for Tom Harper’s ‘The Aeronauts’

Gripping and visually stunning, the second trailer for Tom Harper’s biographical film The Aeronauts dropped last week. Set in 1862, Academy Award-winning Eddie Redmayne (The Danish Girl) takes on the role of James Glaisher, the strong-willed, revolutionary balloonist. Reuniting after their exceptional performance in The Theory of Everything, Felicity Jones (Rogue One: A Star Wars […]Read More

Film News: Amanda Seyfried and Lily Collins join Gary Oldman

Award-winning director David Fincher (Fight Club, The Social Network) took a small film-directing hiatus after the release of the shocking and eerie psychological thriller Gone Girl. During the five-year gap, he joined Tim Miller (Deadpool) in producing Love, Death & Robots, a Netflix adult animated sci-fi, as well as directing some episodes of the TV […]Read More

TV News: Trailer drops for Netflix’s ‘Living with Yourself’

Publicly elected nice-guy of Hollywood, Paul Rudd, has taken a break from Marvel epics to star in new series Living with Yourself. The show, which co-stars Irish actress and comedian Aisling Bea (This Way Up, The Fall), was created by Timothy Greenberg and will air exclusively on Netflix on October 18th. Rudd plays Miles Elliot, […]Read More

Film News: “Doctor Sleep” Trailer Released

Almost forty years since Stanley Kubrick’s iconic adaptation of Stephen King’s novel, The Shining, comes Danny Torrance’s chilling return to the Overlook Hotel. Mike Flanagan’s Doctor Sleep trailer has been released, starring Ewan McGregor (Trainspotting, Star Wars) as the now middle-aged Danny, alongside Rebecca Ferguson, Kyliegh Curran, and Jacob Tremblay (whose role is still unknown). […]Read More

Album Review: James – Living in Extraordinary Times

If you can count on anyone to stick around, it’s 90s’ Manchester band, James. Now consisting of eight members and with the helping hand of producer, Charlie Andrew (Wolf Alice), they’re set to release their fifteenth album: Living in Extraordinary Times. The title itself wraps up the innovative social commentary lead vocalist, Tim Booth, clearly […]Read More