Films i did not for one minute expect to be so good at the time and found myself glued to the film and still watch over and over, here is my top 10, not easy to do these top 10s.
10.. THE LOVELY BONES – 2009 – Centre`s on a young girl who has been murdered and watches over her family – and her killer – from purgatory. She must weigh her desire for vengeance against her desire for her family to heal.
09.. DREDD – 2012 – In a violent, futuristic city where the police have the authority to act as judge, jury and executioner, a cop teams with a trainee to take down a gang that deals the reality-altering drug, SLO-MO
08.. HANNA – 2011 – A sixteen-year-old girl who was raised by her father to be the perfect assassin is dispatched on a mission across Europe, tracked by a ruthless intelligence agent and her operatives
07.. NATURAL BORN KILLERS – 1994 – Two victims of traumatized childhoods become lovers and psychopathic serial murderers irresponsibly glorified by the mass media.
06.. 24 HOUR PARTY PEOPLE – 2002 – In 1976, Tony Wilson sets up Factory Records and brings Manchester’s music to the world.
05.. McVICAR – 1980 – ‘John McVicar’ was a London Bad Boy. he graduated to armed bank robbery and was Britain’s “Public Enemy No. 1”. He was captured and put into a high security prison. Will even the highest security prison be able to hold him ? This is the true story of his life, his criminal exploits and his eventual rehabilitation.
04.. QUADROPHENIA – 1979 – London, 1965: Like many other youths, Jimmy hates the philistine life, especially his parents and his job in a company’s mailing division. Only when he’s together with his friends, a ‘Mod’ clique, cruises London on his motor-scooter and hears music such as that of ‘The Who’ and ‘The High Numbers’, he feels free and accepted. However, it’s a flight into an illusionary world.
03.. THE WARRIORS – 1979 – In 1979 a charismatic leader summons the street gangs of New York City in a bid to take it over. When he is killed, The Warriors are falsely blamed and now must fight their way home while every other gang is hunting them down to kill them.
02.. RISE OF THE FOOTSOLDIER – 2007 – Rise of the Footsoldier follows the inexorable rise of Carlton Leach from one of the most feared generals of the football terraces to becoming a member of a notorious gang of criminals who rampaged their way through London and Essex in the late eighties and early nineties. It is three decades of his life following him from football hooliganism, through to his burgeoning career as a bouncer, his involvement in the criminal aspects of the early ‘rave’ scene and subsequently to his rise to power as one of the most feared and respected criminals in the country.
01.. SPRING AND PORT WINE – 1970 – A stern father and lenient mother try to deal with the ups and downs of their four children’s lives in working class Bolton.