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.
A list of movies following African-American youths as they come of age in an intolerant world, including such modern classic as 'Pariah' and 'Precious'. Also check out 'The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete' for a relatively unknown hidden-gem!
From 'Spring Breakers' to 'City of God' these modern movies justify senior citizens' concerns world over, with their host of morally bankrupt young protagonists dismantling society from the inside out!
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!
The best hip-hop movies around, many focusing on the early days of 80s/90s hip-hop. Make sure to check out 'Wild Style' if you grew up in the 80s (or just feel that you should have), or 'Straight Outta Compton' if you're looking for something more current.