Empire magazine has created a list of its top 50 independent movies. There are some real gems in the countdown- Mad Max, The Descent, Shallow Grave, Dark Star, Evil Dead, Blood Simple, Memento, Night of the Living Dead and Clerks.
There is also the very odd inclusion of Donnie Darko as the second best ever indie film. Really? Are they serious about that? Donnie Darko is a better film than Evil Dead, or The Blair Witch Project for example? I don't think so.