A traumatized veteran, unafraid of violence, tracks down missing girls for a living. When a job spins out of control, Joe's nightmares overtake him as a conspiracy is uncovered leading to what may be his death trip or his awakening.
You know a one man army movie when you see one because on the poster a) the dude is walking towards you angrily, b) the dude is chilling sitting with a gun in the dark just thinking about how awesome it will be to shoot you, or c) the dude is actually point a gun at you. All movies post 2000.
Seen 'Enter the Void', 'Only God Forgives', or 'Beyond the Black Rainbow' recently, and looking for more modern films with that slick neon aesthetic? Look no further than this aesthetically curated list dubbed 'Neon-Noir'. Our only question: how can something so bright be so dark?
Movies in the vein of 'Drive': sleek, sexy, dark, pessimistic, and gritty, these contemporary Crime-Noirs prove the genre has not faded to black; make sure to check out 'Blue Ruin' for a recent addition to the oeuvre!
Movies in the vein of 'Charlie Countryman': taking classic crime cinema themes and giving them a modern, indie spin. Some films are foreign, some simply under-publicized, but all are guaranteed to give you a fresh appreciation of the genre!
Angry people with guns, lists, and red pens make up the protagonists up this collection. Is the killing of killers justified? Our answer is a bit like our attitude towards the NSA. Just don't do something wrong and you'll have nothing to worry about!