PICKINGS NEWS ROOM

March 14, 2019

Were very proud to announce that Usher Morgan's debut feature film, Pickings was recently added to the 405's Top 18 Movies of 2018 List. The list, compiled by Wess Haubrich on 31 Dec, 2018 lists Pickings alongside heavy hitters such as Sorry to Bother You,  Hereditary,...

July 22, 2018

In a film review for UK Film Review, indie film reviewer Jack Bottomley compared the opening scene of Pickings to the notable works of filmmaker Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez, all the while praising the film's handling of its characters and its visual style. W...

March 31, 2018

Pickings - the 2018 neo-noir indie crime film recently received a review from Maitland McDonagh, a writer for Film Journal International.

"What writer-director-producer-cinematographer Usher Morgan's Pickings has by the boatload is visual pizzazz of the Sin City variety...

March 24, 2018

Karina "ScreamQueen" Adelgaard, writer for Heaven of Horror Magazine took the time to write a comprehensive review of Pickings on Monday; here is a snippet of her review:

"Pickings is so much more than what should be possible. It may be low budget but it has extremely h...

March 15, 2018

"Every now and again, a film comes along that blows the viewer away visually and in narrative. I sat down to talk film-making, film noir, the western, screenwriting, art and much more with the maker of one such film: Usher Morgan of the noir-western Pickings.

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March 3, 2018

Gary Goldstein, a writer for the Los Angeles Times published a review of "Pickings" on Thursday, March 1st. Writing: "The visually arresting, wickedly entertaining crime drama "Pickings" marks an impressive narrative feature directing debut by Usher Morgan, who also wr...

February 26, 2018

"When it's all said and done, team 'Pickings' delivers a well above average movie experience. The mix of action and style blend well... and it's all put together in just the right way. If that weren't enough, Morgan even manages to mix in some serious and dramatically...

January 28, 2018

"The world of independent cinema is home to some of the most underappreciated and hidden gems that the world has never seen. It’s difficult to catch these flicks when they’re nowhere to be seen, but filmmaker Usher Morgan is looking to see that that won’t be the case w...

January 25, 2018

"Usher Morgan seems to be a writer/director who is capable in any genre. It was just over two years ago when we had the pleasure of watching and reviewing his short comedy film Prego (review here) which told the tale of a woman meeting up with a former one night stand...

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