Here is a list of great movies you might have missed over the years.
“American Honey” (2016) — Comparing this movie to “Death of Salesman” is an overstatement, but going forward, that’s exactly the kind of comparison people will make when it depicts the near demise of the United States. perfect.
“Others” (1972) — How could this little gem of a horror film not be appreciated more? Identical twins were at the center of a number of unexplained deaths in a small farming community in the 1930s. If the concept sounds cliché, it’s just because many people borrowed it. from this movie since it was released.
“Southern Comfort” (1981) — The film, a metaphor about the Vietnam War, is set in the rural South. We follow a National Guard platoon lost in the woods on a training mission and must fight for their lives.
“Dealer” (1998) — Clive Owen’s breakout role is about a writer who wants to be an inspiration in a casino as a dealer. He finds himself in many love triangles and ends up breaking even with a great story to tell.
“Pixote” (1981) — Set in Brazil, the film follows a group of local criminals and corrupt policemen who randomly use and dispose of them. It feels like a documentary at times, but “Pixote” is a macabre reminder of what poverty can do to families and children.
“Line of Antonia” (1995) — A beautiful and poetic film about loss, love, and the ultimate human victory over death.
“Strange days” (1995) — How can a movie made 28 years ago accurately predict the aftermath of the murder of George Floyd in 2020? They say science fiction is about predicting our future, but usually it’s about technological advancements like Star Trek’s “communication devices.” “Strange Days” offers an early insight into social upheavals.
“Neon Demon” (2016) — This quirky thriller takes place in the high-fashion world of Hollywood, but it’s the vibe “Demon” deploys that makes it the epitome of it all. The notion that women can also be murderers has been explored (possibly over-explored recently), but it was one of the first and remains the best work on the subject. there.
“Black Death” (2010) — Being distracted by Sean Bean in a plague movie by wondering when he will die will make you miss this gripping little knight errand set in medieval England neck.
“The Brotherhood of Wolves” (2001) – It’s martial arts meets horror with the sensuality of Monica Bellucci. The film recalls real-life serial murders in the French countryside circa 1764, and the horrors that ensued demonstrate their complexity as well as how compelling.
“Love” (2015) — Gaspar Noe’s film offended many potential viewers with its graphic depictions of sexuality. If you catch the breath so easily, then “Love” is not for you. Those who can stick with the idea of what love looks like in their early 20s will discover a film filled with sarcastic humor and horribly sad feelings.
“Shame” (2011) — A haunting film about two brothers who share a tragic past that has never been explained. We only see the aftermath like a horrible car accident affecting their adult lives as these two hide from their past by indulged in sensual escapades in this way or Different ways.
“84C MoPic“ (1989) — The best movie about the Vietnam War you’ve never seen.
“Tigers are not afraid” (2017) — Mexico’s drug war is leaving a trail of bodies, many of them turning into ghosts. Those ghosts now haunt a group of street children with a magical tiger sent to keep them safe.
“Nymphomaniac” Vol. 1 and 2″ (2013) — Lars von Trier’s “Depression Cycle” isn’t for the faint of heart, but this two-part film is packed with nuanced stories worth seeing more than once.
“Lonely Star” (1996) — The best Western you’ve never seen.
“A walk on the moon” (1999) — Diane Lane made two films about infidelity in the 1990s. This film is, by far, the better of the two. In the end, “Unfaithful” turns out to be silly while “Moon” stays true to the characters and the marital struggles seem understandable.
“The First Reform” (2017) — The film’s ending offers an unexpected twist, and it strikes a perfect balance between the heaviness of the first hour. Love always finds a way.
“Zola” (2020) — This movie, based on a real-life Twitter exchange between two strippers on a trip to Hollywood, gives a “gonzo” feel in every best way. It has a sense of humor you’ll appreciate and the story, possibly the purest “Florida Man” story told, is still very engaging.