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Great streaming indie sci-fi/horror films, 2014 edition

This has been asked before, but long enough ago that it's time for an update: What are the best, smartest, most compelling indie sci-fi and horror films of recent months/years, with a preference for things streaming on either Netflix or Amazon Prime? [more inside]
posted by jbickers on Jan 8, 2014 - 22 answers

What's the economic return like for indie films?

A good friend of a friend completed production of an independent film earlier this year. They've submitted it to festivals and are just waiting to hear back now. Does anyone have some stats on how much revenue a typical independently-produced film can hope to make in the US and how much the most popular ones make? How do indie filmmakers actually make money? [more inside]
posted by vizsla on Dec 28, 2012 - 10 answers

Good indie horror/sci-fi films, on Netflix instant?

What are the best indie/avant/experimental/unusual/etc. films in the horror and sci-fi genres, currently available on Netflix instant? [more inside]
posted by jbickers on Nov 24, 2011 - 23 answers

What novel would make a great low-budget film?

What novel would make a great low-budget film? Any genre. Bonus for strong female lead under the age of forty, but not necessary. [more inside]
posted by michaeldunaway on Jul 28, 2011 - 27 answers

An alt and his dog

Highly Specific Guilty Pleasurefilter: What are your favorite coming-of-age movies about (broadly-defined) "alt" people in their 20s? Preferably not rom-coms. Bonus for being set in a New Englandy-type place in autumn. (Artiness, seriousness, etc. totally optional.)
posted by nasreddin on May 17, 2011 - 51 answers

Who are the modern DIY autuers?

What are some recent self- or community-made films way outside the mainstream? [more inside]
posted by Potomac Avenue on Jan 4, 2011 - 8 answers

Good, cheap and recent crime dramas?

What are some successful* low-budget** American crime dramas and-or action films from the last five/six years? [more inside]
posted by Bookhouse on May 16, 2010 - 21 answers

Where did sex+bluebirds+complicated public dancing come from?

Where did the whole iconography of being recently sexed, skipping down the street, bluebirds landing on shoulders, and people joining in on a complicated dance routine thing come from? [more inside]
posted by maykasahara on Jan 19, 2010 - 15 answers

Please help me remember the name of this 90s indie filmmaker

Please help me remember the name of a 1990s indie film director. [more inside]
posted by colinmarshall on Oct 28, 2009 - 5 answers

Help me find some weeknight movies to watch <3

Can anyone recommend some cutesy indie films to me, in the style of Garden State and I'm Reed Fish? Feel-good love stories, but with a little [more inside]
posted by Precision on Jan 20, 2009 - 46 answers

Help me remember the name of this acclaimed recent indie film.

Help me remember the name of this acclaimed recent indie film. [more inside]
posted by overglow on Dec 3, 2008 - 4 answers

Ever coming to a theater near me?

How can you find out if a certain independent film will be coming out in a wide release? [more inside]
posted by Funky Claude on Jan 27, 2008 - 9 answers

Where can I find out about new indie/foreign movies?

You know how Pitchfork is a great way to keep up on new indie music? Is there something similar for indie/foreign flicks? [more inside]
posted by special-k on Sep 26, 2007 - 7 answers

help me find a good video store in/around hermosa beach, ca.

I'm looking for a hip, alternative-minded video store in the south bay of southern california. [more inside]
posted by punch_the_mayor on May 28, 2006 - 2 answers

ID this indy film

Help me, independent Film Lovers (especially you Brits)! I can't remember the title, the actors, or the plot.... [more inside]
posted by Secret Life of Gravy on Nov 4, 2004 - 6 answers

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