Tag Archives: 2015

Movie Review: Vacation (2015)

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Vacation shares some surprising similarities with Jurassic World. Both are pseudo-reboots of decades-old franchises masquerading as sequels that both feature amusement parks with velociraptors. Of course, in Jurassic World the velociraptor is the only character with meaningful development whereas Vacation‘s velociraptor is a roller coaster. However, their biggest similarity is the fact that they both missed their marks completely. Continue reading

Indy Film Fest 2015: Movie Review – Mistress America (2015)

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I watched Mistress America as part of 2015’s Indy Film Fest at The Toby in the Indianapolis Museum of Art. You can find more of ObsessiveViewer.com’s coverage of the festival here.

Mistress America is the latest comedy from Noah Baumbach (Greenberg, While We’re Young, Frances Ha) and stars Greta Gerwig, who also co-wrote the script. The movie is about Tracy (Lola Kirke) a college freshman that forms a bond with her older, adventurous soon-to-be stepsister Brooke (Greta Gerwig) after being rejected from her school’s literary society. Continue reading

Indy Film Fest 2015: Awards Night & After Party

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Last night was Indy Film Fest’s Awards Night. The film shown was Noah Baumbach’s latest Mistress America (opening August 14th). I’ll have a review of the movie posted tomorrow. For now, I just want to share my quick thoughts on Awards Night at the 2015 Indy Film Fest. Of course, you can find all of ObsessiveViewer.com’s coverage of the Indy Film Fest right hereContinue reading

Indy Film Fest 2015: Opening Night Film Review – Sleeping With Other People (2015)

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Sleeping With Other People was the opening film of 2015’s Indy Film Fest on July 16th. It will be released in theaters on September 11, 2015. You can find more of ObsessiveViewer.com’s coverage of the festival here.

Don’t let the title fool you. Sleeping With Other People isn’t simply a romantic comedy about two people ignoring physical attraction in an effort to keep things platonic. Instead, writer/director Leslye Headland has crafted a brutally honest look at dating and relationships when emotionally dysfunctional people are involved. Continue reading

Indy Film Fest 2015: Opening Night & After Party

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Last night was the kickoff of the 2015 Indy Film Fest here in Indianapolis, Indiana. For the last 12 years, Indy Film Fest has been a July tradition for film fans and local creators in the Indianapolis area. With more than 100 films packed into 10 days, this year’s festival is well on its way to being a massive success. Continue reading