Tuesday, November 08, 2005 | By: Dusty Taylor

If your a fan of Indie films, this is a nice site.

I recognize most of the movies on their top fifty list. I love Independant films. If you do as well, the link to Empires 50 Greatest Indie Films is here.

16 people gave us their .02 cents:

Bruce said...

Shallow Grave is an excellent film. If you've never seen it, check it out. Numbers 1, 4, and 8 on the list are great picks, too.

FantasticAlice said...

Awesome site! I actually didn't even know that some of those were indie films (I just happened to own them).

A few of my personal faves:

Run Lola Run
Mad Max
Two Lane Blacktop
Dark Star
Usual Suspects
Blair Witch

dusty said...

I love Usual Suspects and Mad Max too. Being an Indie doesnt always mean its obvious aka cheaply made on a shoestring budget.

John Q. Public esq. said...

I just love me some Dusty action...

FantasticAlice said...

Wouldn't we all love some Dusty action!


feetman78 said...

I count only 5 that I have not seen. I question the ranking. I don't know the criteria, but it is still suspect. Darko no. 2? Uh, tap the breaks on the greatness of that film.

And there was some early work by Albert Brooks that was left off. What? Indie cannot laugh?

And some of these are foreign no? Run Lola Run? Does foreign qualify? If so, I can think of many others. Man Bites Dog is not there..why not???

Bruce said...

IMDB has a more comprhensive list, and doesn't have Darko ranked so high.

feetman78 said...

Thanks, bruse. I loked at that list and it confises me. I really am not sure what is "Indie". I guess it is anything from a non-big studio? The IMDB list had many that I would really think of as indie. I guess that I have a veiw of indie as more outside or alternative.

What do you guys think?

bsoholic said...

Good list, however I am a bit dissapointed that 'Pi' wasn't on the list at all. That's my fav. indie movie fo sho.

Jenn said...

Going to check it out now. Only because you said so. And I know my Dusty always knows what she's talking about.

*miss you*

feetman78 said...

Yea, where is "Pi"?

I checked this morning in hopes of seeing a HNT foot picture.

Joel said...

I have so much to watch!

My list:

El Mariachi
Mad Max
Being John Malkovich (!)
Blair Witch Project
Pink Flamingos (PUKE!)
Lost in Translation (!)
Roger and Me
Lone Star (!)
Stranger than Paradise
Memento (!)
Sideways (Loved the PERFECT end of this)
Monty Python's Life of Brian (!)
Donnie Darko (SNORE)

The Zombieslayer said...

El Mariachi was a lot better than a lot of those films, certainly much better than Mad Max, Sideways, and THX-1138,. I hated those movies.

I really liked Lone Star.

FantasticAlice said...

Where in the world are you girl?

John Q. Public esq. said...

ok, I am getting ready to call missing bloggers, its a new Law and Order pilot....

hope everything is ok, my flower of the west...

The Zombieslayer said...

Dusty? Where did you go?