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'Life after True Detective': Southern Gothic Crime

If you've got hooked on 'True Detective' then you've already had a taste of the tried and true genre of Southern Gothic crime. Southern Gothic is defined by a bleak look at poverty, moral depravation, and decline within the American South. What better setting for badass detectives and terrifying psychopaths?

'Put Away Childish Things': Indie Comings-of-Age

Modern independent dramas portraying the tumultuous transitions of adolescents into slightly older adolescents. Make sure to check out 'I Believe in Unicorns' for a great new film from director Leah Meyerhoff, depicting an imaginative teenage girl's attempt to grapple with the premature onset of adulthood's responsibilities.

A Tale of Two Americas

See how the other half (actually way more than half) in this hodge-podge of social realism, depicting the parts of America progress left behind: the inner-cities, rust-belt towns, and rural south.

The Lives of Poor White People

This list takes its title from a New Yorker article, and its contents from directors focusing on the lives of white Americans who must struggle against severe economic depression, often in the Rust-Belt or deep South.

'Shouldn't Have Started the Civil War, Then': Southern Gothic Tales

Southern gothic describes films set in the American south, with deeply flawed, occasionally grotesque characters inhabiting areas in decline. While the genre has its roots in literary giants like Faulkner and Williams, the movies in this collection are only from the 1990s onwards. Make sure to check out recent addition 'Winter's Bone' for a great, gritty coming-of-age story!

'Movies Like Moonrise Kingdom': Recent Feel-Good Indie

Recent indie movies guaranteed to leave you with a smile on your face. Yes, don't worry we have Boyhood!

Matthew McConaughey Movies

Seen 'Interstellar' recently and craving some more of McConaughey's Texan charm? Then look no further than this complete filmography of his dramatic, comedic, and romantic leading roles. Fun fact: if you look closely McConaughey actually has disproportionately short arms - a fact he says he embraces wholeheartedly!

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