From directors Mackenzie Leigh Barmen (who doubles as the cinematographer) and Misti Dawn Garritano (credited as the primary writer and lead actress) comes a story about a married couple. And to say any more than that would spoil the fun for the viewer!
‘Nox’ doesn’t suffer from this symptom plaguing the indie film scene, balancing both style and substance to near perfection.
The look and feel of the 80s, or at least what we’ve come to expect from the retro-aesthetic, is fully realized by the cinematography from Brain Morgan and the production design. On the topic of costumes, ‘Italian Turtles’, and more specifically, Mary Ortega, avoids the common exaggeration-overly expressive outfits-in favor of simplicity.
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I highly suggest that you seek out more independent projects like this one. Doll It Up’s comedy, accomplished by Cox and the supporting cast, will kindle a few laughs at the very least.
Who says that two con artists can’t double as pseudo-paranormal investigators who stumble upon a groundbreaking discovery?
Not only does it have a lot of heart, but it carries a certain level of entertainment value that these grimy, character-driven dramas often lack. Whether it be the sharp comedy or the exhilarating performances, ‘Thunder Road’ will certainly please fans of independent cinema and critics alike.
A professor sets out on a quest to uncover a manuscript that has been lost to the wind. Through his journey, he learns that opportunity costs more than he thought. He loses what is most important to him, but was it all worth it?