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List of 2014 Thriller Films

Whether it's cracking nazi code in world war two or going undercover to bring down a criminal syndicate, who can say they weren't thrilled in 2014! Our personal recommendation would be the exceptional The Raid 2.

Best Action Movies 2014

Mixing action-packed superhero flicks with more traditional action-thrillers, 2014 offers the discerning action fan a buffet of options. Make sure to check out the now red-hot 'Chris Pratt' in his breakthrough role as Starlord in 'Guardians of the Galaxy'.

Skins Alumni Movies

Do you miss Effy, Cassie, Cook and the gang? Then check out our list of films starring members of the hit British teen-drama Skins' cast.

Movies Like 71: Gritty IRA Flicks

Tense thriller/dramas detailing the highs and lows of the Irish Republican Army in their fight for independence from John Bull. While their public perception took a heavy dip from the days of the Easter uprising, you'll have to decide for yourself the justness of their cause.

'Britsters (Brit + Hipsters)': Modern British Indie

The ever-modest British have been quietly churning out quality independent dramas for some time now. Enjoy the very best of them, including recent musical number "God Help the Girl' (with Cassie from Skins!), and critically acclaimed coming-of-age story 'Wild Bill'.

Jack O'Connell Movies

No matter how many fancy-schmancy Angelina Jolie movies he stars in we will always think of Jack O'Connell as rebellious live-wire James Cook, half-litre of cheap vodka tucked inside his Fred Perry jacket. For more Skins reminiscence, check out our 'Skins Alumni' list!

'Don't Worry, You're Grand': A Wee Bit O' Irish Grit

No matter their conditions the Irish always seem to be able to wave adversity aside with a 'Don't worry, you're grand'; from Belfast to Dublin, get a taste of the real Emerald Isle with these social realistic works.

'Brits Get Grit': British Social Realism

Ever since Dickens, the Brits have had a fascination with the social realist aesthetic: unflinching, unromanticized portrayals of working class life. Enjoy the best examples of this gritty genre from 1990 onwards (and check out our 'Kitchen Sink Classics' for the movement's progenitor).

'A Terrible Beauty': Irish Trouble Movies

After the 1916 Easter uprising William Butler Yeats wrote of the event 'A terrible beauty is born': celebrating the reality of an independent Ireland while acknowledging the violence that preceded, defined, and followed its conception.

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