Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Some of the greatest films encountered in 2013

This year proved quite fruitful for worthwhile cinema experiences for this writer. So much so, I want to vary up my year-end list. There...

Favorite Songs of 2018 – Independent Ethos Radio Hour Episode 3

Last week on Jolt Radio I made "The Independent Ethos Radio Hour" all about music. I presented the best indie music songs I came...

Father's Day Top 5 Dads in Independent Films

Father's Day is fast approaching, offering the perfect time to celebrate some of the best cinematic depictions of father figures in independent filmmaking. Unlike...

Best Films of 2016 according to Hans

Here they are, the 20 best films I saw in 2016, in reverse order. It was an incredible year and the list could have...

Reflecting on 2015, Part 4 – Best Films according to Hans

Mid-year, I teased my working lists of The best films of 2015 … so far. It's finalized. Four films had their premieres at either Miami Dade College's Miami...

Reflecting on 2015, Part 3 – Best in Music

Here are Independent Ethos' picks for the 10 best albums we heard in 2015. They are presented in no particular order because it is...

Top 10 movies of 2018 – Independent Ethos Radio Hour Episode...

With my International Cinephile Society ballot still waiting to be filled out, as I look to catch up on a few movies (International Cinephile...

Reflecting on 2015, Part 2: The best music documentaries

I took in a decent amount of music documentaries in 2015. Most were great. Only one was terrible. And the one that caps this list will probably win...

2014’s 10 great records, including a rare masterpiece by Amen Dunes

More than ever this year Independent Ethos has drifted toward film over music. Even the “Miami New Times” and “Pure Honey” magazine, which in...

My top movies of 2010

I decided the best time to reveal the best movies I saw last year is ahead of the Oscars®, as I am skipping the...