RS Indie Awards 2010: Mike Ott’s Littlerock

5 stars out of 5

(Part 1 of a multipart series on the best independent films of 2010)

The state of American independent cinema varies greatly depending on who you talk to and what films you actually see. One of the strongest of the several hundred independent films worth noting this year is undoubtedly Mike Ott’s Littlerock, a beautifully composed, unique film that attempts to capture the essence of a rapidly changing (or depending on your perspective, decaying) America, through an unassuming hand-held camera and a cast of characters that brings a degree of sheer realism that makes the film truly a delight to behold. Read more of this post