Independent Films Reviewed in 2021

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While the mainstream cinema has been hobbled by the necessary restrictions put in place by the pandemic, the smaller, independent producers haven’t been so restrained. In fact, I go as far as to say that some independent producers were actually inspired by the situation and managed to take advantage of empty streets and the high quality offered by modern cameraphones.

Being a bit of a hermit, I was quite happy to sit at home and watch a few of the independent films that I was fortunate to be sent, and as a compliment to our roundup of mainstream cinema reviews here are the independent films I got to watch in 2021. I’ve split them into two categories: documentary and fiction.

Regardless of category, you need to bear in mind that most of these films were made for less than the amount spent on catering to your typical blockbuster!

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Clapboard Jungle: Surviving the Independent Film Business

I’m An Electric Lampshade

Last Call: The Shutdown Of NYC Bars

Narratives Of Modern Genocide

Sacred Cow: The Nutritional, Environmental and Ethical Case for Better Meat

Sex Drugs & Bicycles

Smoke And Mirrors – The Story Of Tom Savini

The Dark Hobby


86 Melrose Avenue

A Ghost Waits

A Stalker In The House

Agent Revelation

Army Of One

Bad Witch

Blackstock Boneyard

Blood Punch

Bright Hill Road

Crappy Mothers Day

Death Drop Gorgeous

Death Trip


Escape From Death Block 13

Flesh Is Heir To

Happy Face

Haven’s End


Hit Record


Infinitum: Subject Unknown

Krays: Code Of Silence

Like A Dirty French Novel


My Best Worst Adventure


Paintball Massacre

Paradise Cove

Red Pill


Return To Splatter Farm


Shark Encounters Of The Third Kind


Tes Yeux Mourants (That Cold Dead Look in Your Eyes)

The Endless

The Handler

The Inheritance

The Isle

The Last Thing Mary Saw

The Map Of Tiny Perfect Things

The Mutation

The Old Ways

The Parish

The Pebble And The Boy

The Return

The Slayers


When I’m A Moth

Wilkołak (Werewolf)




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