Empire Online has published its list of the 50 best indie films. Skewed towards action/crime films, the list won’t appeal to all. But there are some indisputably amazing movies of the list. We’ve posted the top 10 below. But somehow I think the better ones are actually lower down on the list — for example, #17, City of God, the Brazilian film that mixes Tarantino aesthetics & violence with meaningful social commentary. See trailer below.
The top 10 movies in descending order are: Mean Streets, Sideways, The Usual Suspects, Sex, Lies and Videotape, The Night of the Living Dead, Monty Python’s Life of Brian, Clerks, The Terminator, Donnie Darko, and Reservoir Dogs.
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