Mumblecore

Frank V. Ross – Present Company (2008)

Leading very separate lives, Christy and her boyfriend Buddy live together in her parent’s basement with their baby Mikey. As Christy, a waitress and aspiring writer, and Buddy, a plumber’s apprentice, struggle with the realities of their lives, questions are formed about obligations, consequences, and all the identities we employ to get through the day. Read More »

Frank V. Ross – Hohokam (2007)

After an old friend’s visit ends, Lori is feeling a bit down. Bored with her job, agitated at home, and frustrated with money problems, Lori takes out her anger on her ex-marine boyfriend, Anson. However, after a broken mug, a trip to the zoo and a case of the shingles Lori’s mood changes. Read More »

Bogdan Theodor Olteanu – Mia isi rateaza razbunarea (2020)

Mia, a young actress, is slapped by her boyfriend. That does it. She moves back home and starts planning her revenge. She decides to make a sex video to send to her ex. She just needs to find a man to make it with. Read More »

Ry Russo-Young – Nobody Walks (2012)

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A Silver Lake family’s relaxed dynamic is tested after they take in a young artist so she can complete her art film. Read More »

Frank V. Ross – Audrey the Trainwreck (2010)

The story of two people caught in the routines of work and circles of friends. The days begin with an alarm and ends with the fading sound of a television. Ron Hogan, a 28 year old ATM parts purchaser, and Stacy Ryan, a 27 year old, oddly charming courier, meet through a match making Internet service and go through the routine of falling for one another. Read More »

Azazel Jacobs – Momma’s Man (2008)

One of the Best Films of 2008 –Entertainment Weekly, Time Out NY, NY Post

modestly scaled movie with a heart the size of the Ritz – New York Times
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Andrew Bujalski – Beeswax (2009)

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Beeswax is Bujalski’s third feature and the first to be conceived and shot since Funny Ha Ha (2002) and Mutual Appreciation (2003) turned him into a rising indie star. For the most part, it’s just as insular and homogeneous as any of the films Taubin rapped in Film Comment. It takes place in Austin, Texas, the little countercultural cocoon that launched Bujalski’s career, and most of the action centers on a funky little vintage clothing boutique favored by college students and the like. Its primary characters are all young, straight, white, middle-class, and college educated. And like so many other mumblecore movies, Beeswax is largely preoccupied with sexual and romantic maneuvering, as a young couple who’ve broken up circle each other tentatively and get back together. Read More »