Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Top 5 Albums of 2016 according to Ana

Last year was packed with some great new music. Too much to handle, but I’ve collected a short list of five amazing albums. Although...

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...

Top 5 alternative film happenings this summer

Ah, summer… It can be a beautiful time, but it can also be too hot to handle during the day. For cinephiles, it can also...

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...

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...

Reflecting on 2015, Part 1: The worst films

I tend to avoid the rubbish Hollywood produces to sell the popcorn and its over-priced 3D premium upgrades, so you won't find well-known crap like...

10 essential atmospheric films for Halloween, including some on 35mm playing...

With Halloween around the corner, the lists of top scariest movies have begun popping up again on the Internet. The usual suspects are there,...

Celebrating Record Store Day 2015 — 5 Top Films featuring Record...

In honor of Record Store Day, which takes place this Saturday, April 18, today’s post is dedicated to the best films that feature record stores or...

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...