INDIEWATCH: Michael Cera Steps Outta The Mold In ‘Crystal Fairy’

Two things drew me to “Crystal Fairy and the Magical Cactus”: the title and Michael Cera. As with many indie movies, I didn’t know what to expect, but I was certain of two things: Cera (of “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World” and “Superbad”) would have me laughing and admiring him, as usual. But that’s where…
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INDIEWATCH: ‘Frances Ha’ A Refreshing Twist On A Classic Breakup Story

Greta Gerwig stars in writer/director Noah Baumbach’s latest film, “Frances Ha,” about a 27-year-old dancer whose No. 1 talent is being a best friend. The film opens with a montage of Frances (Gerwig) and Sophie (Mickey Sumner) scampering through New York City, tap dancing in Central Park, holding hands and snuggling in bed. When Sophie…
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INDIEWATCH: Elle Fanning Shines In ‘Ginger & Rosa’

“Ginger & Rosa” Starring: Elle Fanning, Alessandro Nivola, Christina Hendricks Written, directed by: Sally Potter Time: 1:30 Elle Fanning gives a nuanced tour de force in writer/director Sally Potter’s newest independent film, “Ginger & Rosa. Fanning plays Ginger, a fiery-haired teen who, with the help of her life-long bestie, Rosa (played by newbie Alice Englert),…
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