If you’re a fan of independent films, 2019 has a lot in store for you. Independent films are definitely getting more attention and credibility than ever before, especially with the success of studios like A24 with films like Hereditary, The Witch, and Moonlight. Although there are a ton of tantalizing titles in development—like Charlie Kaufman’s adaptation of I’m Thinking of Ending Things for Netflix—we’re just going to focus on movies that are in post-production or have release dates for our round-up of the top indie movies you should see in 2019. True to form, A24 has no less than three films on our must-watch list of 2019 indie flicks, but there are plenty of other worthy features coming out from other studios that you should be watching for, too. Check them all out below!
By: Sterling Woods
“Lyrical Miracles” are cheap. It seems that in this movie a lot of time was spent writing clever bars, and not enough time was spent writing a clever script. “Bodied” is an interesting, and at times very funny movie, but it has no idea what kind of message it wants to send. It's confusing message about PC culture overshadowed the plot of the film, which could have actually been a story worth telling.