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From Fliers to Facebook: How Indie Lesbo Filmmaking Has Changed in 20 Years

Guinevere Turner | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Guinevere Turner

Going to a club and handing a cute lesbian a flyer that says, "Come to our fundraising event!" feels so basic compared with treating your movie like a person, giving it a Twitter handle, and then wondering, "What would my movie tweet today? What does it have to say?"

Why 'The Postwoman' Is A New Kind Of Queer Film

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 07.17.2013 | Gay Voices

Noticing the lack of films about queer African-American women, Sundance Film Festival pitching contest winner J.D. Walker has decided to take it upon ...

Consent Movie Review: Finding the Way Through the Wreckage

Elizabeth Hawksworth | Posted 09.06.2013 | Entertainment
Elizabeth Hawksworth

I don't think you ever forget the first death that affects you. It re-affects you as you're exposed to subsequent deaths. That's basically the premise of Consent, an indie film directed by Ron Farrar Brown and starring Peter Vack and Troian Bellisario.

Casting an Indie in Hollywood: Overweight Is Beautiful, But It's Not Easy to Convince Everyone That's True

Carlo de Rosa | Posted 08.05.2013 | Entertainment
Carlo de Rosa

One of my most interesting moments during the making of the romantic comedy Finding Joy was casting the character of Marshall, the overweight big brother in a marital crisis.

Indie Movies: Why Are They So Underrated?

Murray Rosenbaum | Posted 04.03.2013 | Teen
Murray Rosenbaum

It didn't have explosions, it didn't have action every single moment and it had a moral to the story. So why did I find it so great?

Short Film Shot on a Shoestring Features Untrained Nicaraguan Actors

Joshua Berman | Posted 02.05.2013 | Latino Voices
Joshua Berman

The short narrative film Volar en línea recta ("Fly in a straight line") by The Ninth Octave Films, introduces the talents of nine young northern Nicaraguans who had never acted before.

The Bingham Ray Film 101 Syllabus

Sasha Bronner | Posted 03.24.2012 | Entertainment
Sasha Bronner

I worked for Bingham from 2008-2010 and learned some of life's greatest lessons: Don't buy cheap coffee, always use a French press, and lie when someone asks you if you've seen Citizen Kane and you haven't.

Crystal Bell

'Cougar Town' Actor Takes On Emotional Indie Role

HuffingtonPost.com | Crystal Bell | Posted 01.17.2012 | Entertainment

From his breakout film role as the lovable loser Brandon in "Easy A" to playing the dry-witted, insanely tolerant Travis Cobb on ABC's "Cougar Town," ...

The 11 Best Films You May Have Missed In 2011

Leonard Maltin | Posted 02.25.2012 | Arts
Leonard Maltin

If you're a discerning moviegoer who lives in a community with a specialty theater (or art house, as we used to call them), you may have seen some of the titles on my list. But there are some smaller, more offbeat pictures, that fly under the radar of even avid film buffs.

The 11 Best Films You May Have Missed In 2011

Leonard Maltin | Posted 02.25.2012 | Arts
Leonard Maltin

If you're a discerning moviegoer who lives in a community with a specialty theater (or art house, as we used to call them), you may have seen some of the titles on my list. But there are some smaller, more offbeat pictures, that fly under the radar of even avid film buffs.

Lucas Kavner

'Littlerock' Star Plays Himself On Screen

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucas Kavner | Posted 10.19.2011 | Home

What would it be like to play a version of yourself on screen? Plenty of reality stars blast into our living rooms as "themselves" each night, but the...

AT&T Apologizes for Luke Wilson Ads

Megan Tady | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Megan Tady

AT&T this morning apologized for their advertising series featuring actor Luke Wilson. The ads show Wilson awkwardly touting the company's 3G network. AT&T admits this would be a difficult role for any actor, given the network's terrible reputation.