Category: Independent Film

Hollywood Mavericks: The Leading Man

Perhaps the boldest move in DiCaprio’s 20-year career is playing antebellum plantation owner Calvin Candie in Django Unchained. DiCaprio was drawn to him from the moment he read Tarantino’s script. He calls Calvin “one of, if not the most, despicable, indulgent, radical characters I’ve ever read in my […]

It was almost exactly 1 year ago, when we announced that Qasim Basir (on the heels of the home video release of his feature film directorial debut Mooz-Lum) had officially begun prepping his next film – a drama titled simply Destined. Since then, little has been publicly available about the project, other than a […]

Today’s Headlines 10.24.12

NATION Firm didn’t verify steroid was sterile Massachusetts officials track shipments of prescription drug linked to deadly meningitis outbreak. ( by Sharon Begley , Reuters) U.S. developing new blueprint for hunting terrorists THE PERMANENT WAR | Over past two years, Obama administration has been secretly developing a new blueprint […]

SOFT FOCUS

A portrait of Marcus, a repressed college student pursuing a deeper carnal knowledge to escape his religously strident home life. For additional artwork and to download music from the film, please visit softfocusfilm.tumblr.com. A Shadow and Act Films Presentation of an OBC Dream Theatre Production. Written, directed and produced by […]