Matthew Robbins Old people and aliens partner to fight gentrification for the crowd-pleasing win! John Scheinfeld Those old and new to John Coltrane will find something to appreciate in this vivid, albeit effusive, tribute to the jazz legend.
And in your thousands, you did. Read the full list below, and sign up here to get Empire delivered to your door every month with a subscription. Buy the film now But it turned out to be one of the most successful films ever made in terms of both box office and Awardsand made him King Of The World.
What happened to those guys, anyway? With its message that open-minded communication enables us to realise the things we have in common with those who appear vastly different, it feels like genuinely compulsive viewing for this troubled day and age. In some ways, it can also be seen as a metaphor for his film-making philosophy: Shaun Of The Dead Before its release, you might have been forgiven for thinking it would be Spaced: But the reason it chills so deeply is the way it sustains and builds its disquieting atmosphere so craftily and consistently throughout.
Predator A pumped-up men-on-a-mission movie with an ingenious science-fiction tweak. Of course, its greatest strength is in Natalie Portman, delivering a luminous, career-creating performance as vengeful year-old Mathilda, whose relationship with the monosyllabic killer is truly affecting, and nimbly stays just on the right side of acceptable.
Rocky John G. It also drew some tremendous big names to its supporting cast. This cross-dressing caper also has what must be the greatest last line in history: Every frame bursts with vibrant detail and beautifully fantastical invention as young heroine Chihiro has to toil in a bath house for demons to return her piggy parents to human form.
Torture through 15 years of solitary? But it never feels crowbarred-in. While its ability to make you laugh is undiminished. It also put Naomi Watts on the map; her audition scene remains as stunning as it was 16 years ago.
You could also make the case that Avengers Assemble is a version, too. The point is this: Then he witnesses a murder. It also manages to wring every last drip of funny out of executing spot-on bombastic, Bayhem-style action in a sleepy English small-town setting.
Ghostbusters As high-concept comedies go, Ghostbusters is positively stratospheric — a story of demonic incursion… with gags! And it manages to wring a fantastic supernatural adventure out of that concept, while never neglecting the opportunity to deliver a great laugh; or, on the flipside, ever allowing the zaniness to swallow up plot coherence.
Ray Parker Jr was right. Memento Christopher Nolan made the world sit up and pay attention to him by crafting with his brother Jonah a revenge-fuelled crime thriller that dared to demand that its audience sit up and pay attention to its every last detail.
Its spot-on casting hardly hurt: It was a struggle to get made, it flopped on release, then it found its crowd via word-of-mouth and a palpable sense that its creator, Richard Kelly, really, you know, gets it.
Go on, admit it: Especially when your mentor is the monstrous Fletcher JK Simmonsa raging bully who makes army drill instructors look like Care Bears.
Oh, and by the way: Nice Guy Eddie was shot by Mr. In the most artful and inventive way. No longer were movie monsters just big, hairy wolfmen, or vampires, or swampy fish-things. They could now look completely normal. They could be the guy sat right next to you, in fact And he tempers any potential schmaltz, too, with a sense of underlying world-weariness — one that he no doubt brought back from the conflict in Europe.
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Trainspotting For their follow up to superb but now rather overlooked Shallow Grave, Danny Boyle directorAndrew Macdonald producer and John Hodge screenwriter foolhardily elected to adapt a supposedly unadaptable novel: Picture, Director the late, great Jonathan DemmeActress Jodie Foster and Actor Anthony Hopkins — the latter managing that despite technically being a supporting performer, with a mere ish minutes of screentime.
From the effects of gravity to the emotional implication of time dilation, it mixes science and sentiment to great effect. And it has a sarcastic robot, too.
Not only did he use impressive new film-making techniques that make it feel like a movie far younger than its 76 years, but its power-corrupts story still resonates loudly.
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