When a protective father meets a murderous ex-con, both need to deviate from the path they are on as they soon find themselves entangled in a downwards spiral of lies and violence while having to confront their own inner psyche.
Three Texas teens hope to make a break for it and escape their dead-end existence in a cotton-mill town but get sucked into the seedy underbelly of organized crime when one of them steals from the wrong man.
Movies in the vein of 'Charlie Countryman': taking classic crime cinema themes and giving them a modern, indie spin. Some films are foreign, some simply under-publicized, but all are guaranteed to give you a fresh appreciation of the genre!
Movies in the vein of 'Drive': sleek, sexy, dark, pessimistic, and gritty, these contemporary Crime-Noirs prove the genre has not faded to black; make sure to check out 'Blue Ruin' for a recent addition to the oeuvre!
The finest indie cinema of 2014, hand-picked by the Sundance panel themselves. Includes pitch-black Irish social commentary 'Calvary' and simply indescribable so-indie-it-hurts comedy 'Frank'. Pick a flick and keep yourself in the loop!
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.