Reservoir Dogs list: <LINK_TEXT text=“http://www.empireonline.com/features/50 … dent/1.asp”>http://www.empireonline.com/features/50greatestindependent/1.asp</LINK_TEXT>
The Top Ten and the others: <LINK_TEXT text=“http://www.empireonline.com/features/50 … t/10-1.asp”>http://www.empireonline.com/features/50greatestindependent/10-1.asp</LINK_TEXT>
Yep, Reservoir Dogs is the best independent movie says Empire.
“Some will bleat that this is an easy, obvious choice, while others will sayÃ¢â‚¬Â¦ well, pretty much the same, but nominate differently. Our criteria for deciding the films were: firstly, the circumstances and spirit in which they were made, second, the quality of the result and, finally, its mark on the movie world. This is how Reservoir Dogs gained consensus as the winner. Consider firstly the film’s creation: script written in two weeks while the author was in a dead-end day job, it barely changed from first draft to shooting script, and attracted attention by word of mouth. It garnered rave reviews, but Dogs’ box office performance wasn’t great - again, it had to wait for word of mouth. Most importantly, the magnitude of effect this one film has had on indie culture 13 years ago…”