For years the two girls are inseparable. The movie starts off with her recruiting him to play pranks on fellow students who did her wrong, but it develops into a smart, emotional movie. Even more so considering that distributors, mindful of the inevitable controversy, originally wouldn't touch it with a ten-foot Roman spear. Impossible to sum up in any thirty-second studio pitch - low ceilings, puppets, and a sinister conspiracy focusing on John Malkovich's brain and the New Jersey turnpike are all involved. Remarkable for its stellar performances from a cast previously unknown outside their home country, for taking the fractured narrative to a whole new level, and for tackling subjects that studios avoid like the plague - dog fighting, anyone? The Sweet Taste of Souls When four struggling band members stop at a lonely roadside cafe for a slice of pie they find themselves imprisoned in the deranged cafe owners bizarre art collection and must battle a sinister force with an appetite for souls. The denouement takes place on a station platform, when a pair of buskers help get the romance back on track.
Remember the first time you saw? His performance is a very fine balance between sadness and comedy. The characters were so wonderful, you just wanted to see what they were going to do next. On Sunday some of you might be shocked to find out the Super Bowl is happening again. Danny Boyle's immensely stylish tale of dead bodies, a suitcase full of money and rampant paranoia is an inspired blend of pitch-black comedy and bloody violence, held together by career-making performances and scathing wit. At work, as a flight attendant, all she sees are happy couples. Shot on the streets of Coahuila, Mexico without storyboards Rodriguez had no crew to show them to , equipment sound was record with a tape recorder while most of the 'guns' were water pistols and quite often actors many of the smaller roles were simply passers by , El Mariachi is guerilla filmmaking at its most inventive.
They meet in the hospital, fall in love, but there's one problem; they can not touch each other. The Texas Chain Saw Massacre 1974 41. Believe it or not, but that's something to thank him for. All chick flicks have a happy ending, often with the strong, independent female lead rebuffing the advances of the love interest in favor of self-empowerment and personal redemption. As for the , they all have a female protagonist embroiled in conflict, fighting through a struggle in their lives. She agrees they can live at here place for a while and her life is turned upside down in ways she couldn't imagine. The story follows three attempts, largely in real time, by Lola Potente to get the 100,000 deutschmarks needed to save her boyfriend's life.
He's so fiercely independent he uses Yes on the soundtrack. If so, what did you think of it? Drama Canada In the midst of struggling to overcome her self-destructive behavior, the youngest of three sisters, Agnes, returns to her hometown in Nova Scotia determined to confront the past. Bob is wonderfully played by Reg Rogers , I Shot Andy Warhol, Analyze That, Primal Fear. Something goes very wrong and something comes over from the other side to haunt the people from the party. Cube was shot in one-and-a-half 14' by 14' chambers and the director blagged free visual effects from a Toronto-based company keen to show their support for domestic movie making. The poster is not entirely typical of chick flicks, but the movie certainly is.
Whether it's quoting Baby from Dirty Dancing or curling up to watch Breakfast at Tiffany's on a rainy Saturday afternoon, a great rom-com or tearjerker stays with you through breakups, makeups, marriage and kids. For those of us without sisters, we have films who understand our deepest desires and allow us to fantasize about what could be every once in a while when we are feeling down. She has just discovered that the guy she was going out with is engaged to someone else. In this case, and with no disrespect to Shane Meadows' assured direction, it's the stunning turn by its star and co-writer, Paddy Considine that's won it a place. Heart of Gold films are marked with a heart.
Blood Paradise Reeling after her latest novel flops, a best-selling crime writer is sent by her publisher to the Swedish countryside to regain inspiration. Shane Meadows Most films on this list are here because of the man behind the camera. You can also find Alexis curled up on her couch with her favorite magazines in hand during her spare time. There is something distinctly comforting in watching the finale of a show and not worrying about whether or not the main character is going be arrested or die of brain cancer. As she relives the day of her death again and again, she learns that everything was not exactly what it seemed. The Blair Witch Project 1999 40.
Again, I ask you to go along with the story. It's definitely a must-see and a great way to laugh about your future and what your high school reunion might be like! Poor Bob is recently widowed and the father of Mimi Marian , who refuses to speak after the death of her mother. Room 9 Life altering sins of the past revisit modern day lost souls in a small town…40 years later. It all started with a great idea, a little bit of money, and most importantly the ambition to succeed. Please use descretion when viewing around children 12 and under. They have a characteristically flawed male love interest. Taking a small group of people, a confined space and a heavy dose of sinister mystery, Vincenzo Natali probes the darker reaches of human nature, placing his unwitting characters in the ultimate prison: a network of revolving chambers interspersed with intricate and oft-fatal traps.
Like the busybody she is, she starts a rumor that spreads like wildfire that Olive is sleeping with one of her teachers in exchange for her good grades. The past and the present, fiction or reality? The second shows a modern day scientist trying to save his ailing wife. In fact, it's fair to say that with his entrail packed however loosely exploitationer, marketing guru Lewis opened the abattoir doors for 'meat content' in films generally - and that includes the likes of ear severing, and faces melting before the wrath of God. How do those little things add up when tragedy strikes? The father wants to pursue a career in music, but his daughter feels different about the situation. John Waters Let's get the dog turd out of the way first. Tom Tykwer Brilliantly high concept, effortlessly executed by director Tom Tykwer and kept at breakneck speed by leading lady Franka Potente, this is one of the very best reasons to bury England's traditional enmity with the Germans. A beautifully balanced debut from a precocious talent - surely what indie is all about? Totally out of place in her new surroundings, she discovers just how dangerous farm life can be.
In fact, he actually talks people out of buying a car. The non-linear stories of Marian, Mimi, Bob, Jackson, and the two brothers, Humkin and Mopekey might be hard to describe, but the characters are so interesting that you just have to watch them to see what they are going to do next. Bob is on the verge of losing his job when a scantily-clad Humkin arrives on the car lot looking for free hot dogs. Without giving too much away I can tell you that the first story shows a Spanish explorer looking on a quest for his queen. Fay is his total opposite; her romantic ideal has not yet been attained and is unlikely ever to be due to her impossibly high expectations.
Independent films, often with unconventional plots and characters, usually attract only small audiences although can sometimes be breakthrough films for a director , and have little access to prime distribution markets. More of a romance than a chick-flick though, let's be real, there's a lot of cross over on that venn diagram , The English Patient is about a passionate love affair between a man and a married woman. Doug Liman A true indie, this one, given that large sections of this film - in the casino, and on the highway - were shot without the proper permits, while director and stars pretended that the camera was turned off as the cops stood by. What's remarkable in this film are the visuals - the sterile, almost colourless world and menacing robot police provide a stark backdrop for the increasingly passionate feelings of the central characters. Have you seen Lovely By Surprise? Set in neighboring terrace houses in an autumnal Sydney, Danya considers how three generations deal with death.