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It’s been an incredible ride for Daniel Kaluuya   A year ago the 28-year-old British actor was best known for his performance in a celebrated episode of “Black Mirror,” an appearance that aired before the series moved to Netflix where…

Thousands upon thousands of people all asked the same question… “When is the next episode of Indie Beat?” We are proud to present the answer to this inquiry: Now. We spoke to filmmaker Nick Hayes, a director/producer/cinematographer b…

Michael Haneke’s “Happy End” will be divisive, but it’s also the film that he needed to make at this stage in his career. It’s a sort of reinvention that tackles his obsessive, familiar themes, but feels purposely polarizing and creat…

“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” has been in theaters for just eight days and it’s just $8 million shy of hitting $600 million worldwide. The juggernaut will easily cross that figure and then some by time the holiday weekend is over. The Lucasfil…

**SPOILERS** Alert, alert, alert. Director Rian Johnson’s“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” has been birthed into the world, fans are fighting over it, and Twitter is a mess, but some spoilers still haven’t surfaced. You know Carrie Fisher is in the film, but …

Hello one and all! Thanks for tuning in to another iteration of Indie Beat! Joining us this episode is Numa Perrier. Perrier co-created the platform Black & Sexy TV, an avenue for various web series that the filmmaker was involved in. It eventually…

Paul Thomas Anderson’s career keeps evolving, changing and maturing. The days of high speed, Martin Scorsese and Robert Altman-indebted movies are long gone and what has emerged is something more true to himself, more akin to the director’s perso…

The list of incredible actors long deserving of an Academy Award that haven’t found their way to Hollywood’s most exclusive club is almost embarrassing. Sigourney Weaver, Ian McKellen, Glenn Close, Ralph Fiennes and Amy Adams, just to name …

Sally Hawkins has endured this sort of attention before and let’s make sure to put an emphasis on “endured.” She was a critic’s darling when she burst on the scene in Mike Leigh’s “Happy-Go-Lucky” winning every…

It’s the Friday before Halloween which means it’s a day before the Saturday before Halloween and when Halloween doesn’t occur on a weekend it means that Saturday is party central in Los Angeles. I’ve spent most of the day multit…