Indie Movies

What are the Best Indie Movies of 2016?

There is this time in your life that you have witnessed a lot of pop culture that you were meant to experience thoroughly but did not have any time for it. You decided to binge on the show that everyone was really talking about. However, with today’s convenience laid out for you, it is never too late to catch up on the best indie movies of last year.

The checklist here will give you the full experience of what the film festival was like, but take out the IRL hipsters. It is more on dramas without a hint of laughter in it. At least, you will have something to look over when you have nothing else to do.

Green Room

This indie film centers around a traveling band that books up a shady gig as their last resort. When they witness a violent act accidentally, the owner of the club blocks the band backstage. The owner will do anything by facing off the band, all just to protect the ways that are not widely acceptable.

The Lobster

This story shows about how being single can come off at a higher price compared to not having any plans for Valentine’s Day. People in this story are expected to be paired off with a partner at a certain age. If the person fails to achieve this goal, like the character of Colin Farrell being portrayed here, he will be shipped off to a place where all the singles gather. It will also be a place for where people to get a last chance on romance. But what happens then again if they still fail to find the person to blend with their chemistry? They will be turned into animals and left roaming in forests surrounding the resorts and cities.

20th Century Woman

This film is set in the seventies, wherein it focuses on 3 women in California that are experiencing various changes and love in the state they are living in. Elle Fanning, Greta Gerwig and Annette Bening start in this film, which was nominated for the Best Motion Picture during the Golden Globes Awards.

King Cobra

This film is based on a true story, wherein it follows the life of a young start in the gay porn world that boasts some of the major stars of the 80s and 90s – Christian Slater, Molly Ringwald, Alicia Silverstone and James Franco.


This film shows the life of a woman that returns to her family after she battles her own addiction but failed.

Other People

This film is about a son going home to aid his mother that is battle cancer. This film was nominated for Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Festival.

Naz & Maalik

This film shows the story of 2 Muslim teenagers as they go about their lives and at the same time keep it secret about the romantic relationship they share.

American Honey

This is the latest film of Shia LaBeouf regarding a sales crew for a magazine publication.