Which Are the Best Indie Movies of 2014?

Although 2014 has not ended yet, we can choose our favorite independent movies from January 1st to June 30th. We recommend you to watch these movies and see why we have chosen them as the best indie films of this year so far. In this top 4 we will see from an animated movie, comedy, science fiction, suspense, to a strange love, and more. This is the top 4 of indie movies that you must watch:

  • The Lego Movie
  • The Grand Budapest Hotel
  • Under the Skin
  • Only Lovers left Alive

The Incredible Family Movie

The animated film The Lego Movie is on the top 4 of the best indie movies of 2014. You may think that this is a weird decision, but really you have to watch this movie. The Lego Movie features Emmet, voice of Chris Pratt, a common Lego construction worker who has to stop an evil tyrant from harming the Lego world. This movie is not only great for kids, but for adults too, so do not think that you are too old. This is the perfect movie to watch with the whole family. In addition, the film is funny, and the cast is excellent. Some of the cast includes:

  • Will Arnett
  • Elizabeth Banks
  • Morgan Freeman
  • Jonah Hill
  • Will Ferrell

Welcome to the Best Budapest Hotel

One of Ralph Fiennes’ best performances is in the movie The Grand Budapest Hotel. Fiennes plays M. Gustave, the concierge of the hotel. The movie focuses on the adventures of Gustave and his friend loyal lobby boy Zero, interpreted by Tony Revolori. The movie is set in 1930s in the fake Republic of Zubrowka. The story of the movie is about friendship despite the situations. The Grand Budapest Hotel is great to watch when you want relax and laugh. The cast includes great names such as:

  • Mathieu Amalric
  • Adrien Brody
  • William Dafoe
  • Jude Law
  • Bill Murray
  • Tilda Swinton

The Mixture of Genres

Modern sci-fi independent movie Under the Skin is considered one of the greatest of this year. Featuring famous actress Scarlett Johansson, the movie has a complicated but well-developed story. A beautiful alien (Johansson) is on a mission to trap men, by seducing them, and steal their essence. Johansson’s performance in this film is considered one of the greatest of her career. The visual effects of this movie are amazing, and one of the main features of this film is that although it is regarded as a modern sci-fi movie, it is also a mixture between horror and science fiction.

A Different Vampire Love

Only Lovers left Alive is one of the best vampire movies. Tom Hiddlestone and Tilda Swinton’s performances are excellent. They play Adam and Eve, a vampire couple that have different opinions on humans. Only Lovers left Aliveis not only about vampires, but about immortality and relationships, that though are not human, they pretty look like human relationships. In this movie we will watch that though love can endure centuries, the arrival of someone unexpected can change everything. The rest of the cast includes:

  • Anton Yelchin
  • Mia Wasikowska
  • John Hurt
  • Jeffrey Wright

Under The Skin Is the Perfect Art House Film (Video)

The art house film Under The Skin directed by Jonathan Glazer brings beautiful surprises.

The film is based on the novel written by Michel Faber. It is about a beautiful and voluptuous woman named Laura (Scarlett Johansson) that seduces forsaken men and gets rid of them by taking away their humanity.

Film critics have described this movie as hypnoticintoxicating, and mysterious.

Despite the fact that most of arthouse films are made with a reduced amount of money, one successful and renowned actress, Scarlett Johansson, plays the leading role.

According to movie critics, her performance was excellent. Although Johansson is better known for acting in commercial movies such as Iron Man and The Avengers, she has also starred in arthouse films such as:

  • Lost in Translation,
  • Ghost World,
  • and Her.

Under the Skin combines: science fictionhorrorunusual special effects and suspense.

Scarlett Johansson

Scarlett Johansson

The movie is recommended for people who enjoy arthouse films, who like watching human interactions, and a slow development of the story.

Jonathan Glazer, the director of the movie, is known for his drama Sexy Beast. In spite of the fact that this movie is an arthouse film and some people do not like this kind of films, it is highly recommended for those who are fan of Johansson’s work and want to watch something different.