“Coriolanus” and “A Dangerous Method” are two of this year’s indie films with specific niches that garnered no big awards. These two movies prove the unfortunate perception that smaller films are not always better and that sometimes not waiting for DVD is a mistake. This is sad because many a time it is the small films that are undiscovered gems; they can surprise us, teach us, and open our eyes the most.
At first before I saw both of these films I wondered why they had not been nominated, especially for the Oscars. Keira Knightley was applauded by her peers for what they called a fearless performance and Ralph Fiennes had directed a modern take on Shakespeare (usually an Oscar favorite). (more…)