"I'm insane and you are my insanity."
12 Monkeys is utter perfection. It's not only Terry Gilliam's masterpiece, but one of the absolute best time travel films ever made. Terry Gilliam's fantastic, twisted story of a virus destroying all, but a handful of people across the Earth, forcing them to move underground and the man sent back in time to gather information about it's a fantastic, dizzying and highly stylized film.
What sets "12 Monkeys" apart from most time-travel Sci-Fi…
"Get busy living or get busy dying."
The Shawshank Redemption is one of the all time greatest films. A prison break story, with many modern twists. The good guys win and the bad guys get their just deserts. Very satisfying, especially these days when many films favor ambiguous morals in the characters, open endings that can leave one high and dry.
The Shawshank Redemption is written and directed by Frank Darabont. It's an adaptation of the Stephen King novella Rita…
"Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get."
Forrest Gump is not just a film, it's an emotion. It has every elements, which revolves around us. It's packed with such great wonderful messages, which can lift up the spirit. It has a great lesson, which tells us not to give up in tough times and find our inner strength, which can lead into great things. Also, caring for your loved ones…
"I feel something important is happening around me. And it scares me."
Three Colors: Red is Krzysztof Kieślowski masterpiece. It's magnificently shot, mysterious, romantic on its own terms, a deep examination of loneliness, the difficulty of connecting and simply writing that piece of description completely trivializes the film.
It chiefly focuses on the electrifying relationship between Valentine Dussaut (Irène Jacob) and the judge Joseph Kern (Jean-Louis Trintignant), like with "Blue" being a poignant exploration of grief and liberty, "White" a…
"Now I have only one thing left to do: nothing. I don't want any belongings, any memories. No friends, no love. Those are all traps."
Three Colors: Blue is Krzysztof Kieślowski masterpiece. It's a very emotional film, beautifully filmed, beautifully acted, thought-provoking, moving film and a wonderful start for a very interesting trilogy of films.
The first film in the trilogy "Three Colors: Blue" serves as a very poignant exploration of grief and liberty in the emotional sense, to me…
"Peek-a-boo, you fucks, you!"
Casino is one of the best films ever made in the mob genre. Martin Scorsese directs with his usual grit and offers up one of the most compelling films from the '90s.
Based on a true story, Martin Scorsese "Casino" is a film about two characters and their chance to rule the desert paradise of Las Vegas. We are introduced in with all the lights, the noise, the flashing and the colors of the town that…
"The saddest thing in life is wasted talent."
A Bronx Tale is masterfully depicts the varying and troublesome events that the Bronx offers, contrasting the lifestyles of violent gangsters to the loving and hardworking ones of its honest fathers.
A Bronx Tale tells the story of a boy named Calogero (Lillo Brancato, Jr.), who's growing up in the Bronx that must face tough decisions between a mobster and his father the working man. Robert De Niro in his directorial debut,…
"I'm your huckleberry."
Tombstone is probably the most entertaining Western ever made. The fact that it's based on a true story serves to make it more interesting.
From the opening scene, narrated by the legendary Narrator (Robert Mitchum), a nod to the great Hollywood Westerns of the past is evident. A gang of outlaws calling themselves "The Cowboys" break up a Mexican wedding in a small town, ruthlessly killing nearly all the men, including village priest Pedro Armendáriz Jr. (son…
"I didn't kill my wife!"
"I don't care!"
The Fugitive is superb. It's gripping, entertaining, amusing at times and basically just really satisfying. There is a kind of magic when a superb cast, a truly gifted director and a literate script with equal parts over the top action, riveting suspense and rich characterization, come together.
Dr. Richard Kimble (Harrison Ford) is "The Fugitive" in this 1993 version of the popular television series. The film also stars: Deputy U.S. Marshal Sam…
"You shoot me in a dream, you better wake up and apologize."
Reservoir Dogs is Quentin Tarantino's introduction into Hollywood. It's a rough and tumble crime film set in L.A. that involves a group of petty thieves, what transpired during and after a diamond heist gone wrong. Featuring several well known actors, the film is not only an examination of how talented Quentin Tarantino is behind the camera, even when he's green to the Hollywood system, but also a look…
"In the future, when a woman's crying like that, she isn't having any fun!"
Thelma & Louise is one of the best road trip stories ever told. The chemistry between Thelma Dickinson (Geena Davis) and Louise Sawyer (Susan Sarandon) the bonding and their adventure will make you wish you could be there with them. Along the way, they encounter some soon-to-be-big movie stars, road trip shenanigans and life-changing events that shape their decisions. By the last shot in the film, your…
"You stay alive, no matter what occurs! I will find you. No matter how long it takes, no matter how far, I will find you."
The Last of the Mohicans is a breathtaking film, with a bit of everything, including action, romance, war and passionate drama. Also, the scenery is stunning, the pace of action is unrelenting, there is considerable emotional wallop to the film and the characters are drawn in such a way as to create real interest in…