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8 Best Crime Movies to Stream on Disney Plus

by Emily Keen

You are about to get introduced to some of the best crime movies streaming on Disney plus. There are films that are straight-up solemn and follow heavyweight crime Lord's. while there are others that are a lighthearted effort to give the audience a laughter-filled chase of criminals. These do not encompass any supernatural or superhero crime adventures. The movies are carefully picked based on their innately human and straight forward approach of tackling outlandish characters. 1. 101 Dalmatians Why Does 101 Dalmatians Look Like That? | Disney InsiderThe sadistic and villainous Cruella De Vil wants to make a fur coat out of Dalmatian pelts. But for that, she needs 101 Dalmatians. In an effort to gather the pelt, she hires thugs to kidnap the pups of Pongo and Perdita. The kidnapping leads to Pongo going on a quest to rescue his pups from the evil Cruella, with the help of his dog network. This is one of the most iconic animated films by the mouse house with virtually expressive and top tier animation skills. 2. Adventures in Babysitting 10 Thrilling Facts About 'Adventures in Babysitting' | Mental FlossA comical adventure unfolds in downtown Chicago as a babysitter leaves her job by the day to rescue her friend. Her decision to leave with the kids causes them to face hazards of perilous proportions but that of course portrayed in a comical light. 3. Blank Check About — Blank checkIf you enjoyed "kid against thugs" stories like Home Alone and Baby's Day out, you are definitely going to adore this one. The film circles around Preston who receives a blank check for a million dollars. But before he can fall back on his stack of cash and relax he has to show thugs chasing him for the money that he is not the kind of kid they should mess with.   4. Dadnapped Dadnapped | Disney channel original, Original movie, MoviesMelissa hates the fact that her father's only obsession is a character from his comic book and he devotes all his time to writing about him. In a mysterious turn of events, the dad gets kidnapped by two of his fanboys. Now it is up to Melissa and her friends to rescue him from the captivity of the sinister kidnappers.   5. Emil and the Detectives Emil And The Detectives - Trailer - YouTubeAnother "kids up against gangster' adventure well handled by Disney Gloves, this is a story written by Children story writer Erich Kastner. The film sees Emil and his group of detective story aficionado friends going up against rogue criminals to retrieve a stolen envelope. Somewhere between a kiddie entertainment and serious gangster romp, Disney manages to give it's audience an enigmatic chase set in the streets of Berlin.   6. Get a Clue Lindsay Lohan Was The Ultimate Mystery Solver In 'Get a Clue' - MTVLexy Gold a rich and sassy college diva writes for a high school newspaper. But her inner writer craves more and she decides to put her investigative skills to use. With her friends onboard she starts looking into the unexplained disappearance of one of their professors. Their investigative reporting in the local news daily attracts the attention of a corporate investigator.   7. Inspector Gadget Inspector Gadget' Movie in Development at Disney – VarietyA naive John Brown cannot do much with his abilities to become the greatest protector of law and order as he aims. But Dr. Brenda with her knowledge of robotics transforms the inept officer into a man full of talents and gadgets. He can now single-handedly fight the outlaws in the city. The film follows his quest of chasing and busting Riverton city's darkest criminal, Claw. 8. Max Keeble's Big Move Max Keeble's Big Move | Full Movie | Movies AnywhereMax Keeble is bullied and put down on the first day of school. When he finds out that his family had decided to move out of town, he plans a retaliation on each of the bullies thinking he will never see them again. But that move proves to be the biggest mistake since the family changes mind and decides stay back. Keeble must now face the bullies again.
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8 Best Gangster Movies Now streaming on Prime Video

by Emily Keen

The perception of criminals and gangsters we share today is all thanks to the cinema. If it were not for the story writers who decided to tackle the subject and take a closer look at the lives of outlaws who thrived in the underbelly of the society, a common man would never know what the underworld is made of. Gangster movies have evolved from pre-code crime to a modern-day version of street gangs and outcasts. Here are 8  globetrotting films that capture the essence of the hood genre in its own unique style. You can stream these now on Amazon Prime.  
  1. The Man From Nowhere
New Line to Remake Korean Hit “Man from Nowhere” | WorldFilmGeekTae Shik, an ex-con while living a peaceful and quiet life in solitude. He crosses paths with So Mi who, a child from the neighborhood who soon becomes his only friend. Things go south when So Mi’s mother messes with a local gang of criminals and gets herself and her daughter kidnapped. It is now up to Tae Shik to save them.  
  1. Lord of War
A businessman discovers a gold mine of arms and ammunition and starts closing under the table deals with desperate arm seekers from unstable third world nations. This puts him on Interpol's radar who suspect he is accumulating unnatural amounts of wealth doing illicit activities. Interpol officer Jack Valentine is now in his tail and hell bent on proving his crimes.  
  1. A Bittersweet Life
Nicolas Cage - Lord Of War | Lord of warSun Woo becomes the manager at a high profile SKy Lounge after 7 years of proven Loyalty and his business management talent to its owner Mr. Kang. The owner has an affair with a young girl who he believes is cheating on him. Woo is tasked to catch them red-handed and kill them. But Woo surprisingly lets the man leave and that triggers bad blood between him and the members of his gang.  
  1. Seven Psychopaths
Seven Psychopaths” is Bloody Smart | Reel ChangeMarty is a writer who has a hard time finishing his dream screenplay "Seven Psychopaths". But thanks to his friend Billy he might just find all the inspiration he is looking for. Billy and Hans steal Charlie's dog and invite infuriate the unpredictable, violent gangster. This sets a series of happenings which could help Marty finish his screenplay, but will he live long enough to do it.  
  1. Flickering Lights
Flickering Lights · Stream | Streaminganbieter · KINO.deTorkild, a seasoned criminal makes the last heist of his career his key to getting out of the dirty business. He and his cronies are hired by a Man from Faro, to steal a bag from a secured placement. they soon discover that the bag contains a fortune large enough to start a clean business. But will the Man from Faro let them escape with the money they stole from him?  
  1. King of New York
King Of New York Review | Movie - EmpireFrank White is a ruthless drug Lord who on his release from Jail, realizes that the city is not the same as he had left it. The film builds as the psychotic kingpin eliminates competition and drives all his efforts and money to a noble cause. This is one of those underrated gems in the genre that is a must-watch for every genre buff.  
  1. Atlantic City
The Oscar-nominated movie "Atlantic City" is released | Local News ...Susan Sarandon plays Sally who is on the run from her gangster husband Dave who is a criminal. Sally moves to Atlantic City with the hope of making it big in the gambling industry. She meets Lou who becomes both her savior and possibly her only way to achieve the success she aims to accomplish. But the path they are headed is a dangerous one. will they survive to live the dream they are betting their lives for?  
  1. A Time to Live, A Time to Die
Hou Hsiao-Hsien's THE TIME TO LIVE AND THE TIME TO DIE | Tue Sept ...A semi-autobiographical drama directed by Taiwanese director Hou Hsiao-Hsien the film follows the life of Ah-ha whose family moves from the Chinese mainland to the Taiwan countryside. As he grows, there are a series of events that lead them to become permanent residents if the island. when the family loses the head, Ah-ha's siblings leave the house leaving him in charge of the household. The film builds around his journey of endurance and tribulations in transforming Taiwanese society.
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8 Best Thriller Movies to Stream on Disney Plus

by Emily Keen

Disney's current line of movies and TV shows is as overwhelming as it can get. The mouse house went all in when filling up the service with their good old classics from the 60s, 70s, and 80s. Besides this Disney plus exclusive content is also available. Amid this whole roster, it could be difficult to track down a few movies from one particular genre. We have done the heavy lifting for you. Spotflik has different movies listed from specific genres from various streaming services. Here is a list of 8 Best thrillers films on Disney plus.  
  1. Mighty Joe young
Mighty Joe Young (1998)Jill a young jungle girl, takes care of a young gorilla who grows into a tall wide specimen. An eco enthusiast makes an appearance in the mountains and convinces Jill that Joe could have a better life in a facility in LA. As they are ready to make the transition, they are faced with a lot of difficulties along the road and a host of conspiracies unravel.  
  1. National Treasure
National Treasure' director wants a third movie, fears streaming ...The founding fathers have hidden a war chest that Benjamin Franklin Gates must now find. But the path he is about to take is not an easy one as he is also being chased by the FBI. And there is an evil villain who simultaneously seeks the treasure he is hunting.  
  1. National Treasure: Book of Secrets
Review: National Treasure: Book of Secrets - Slant MagazineThe legendary artifact Hunter is back at it again. This time Ben Gates is faced with secrets of felonious proportions that connect his family to the murder of Abraham Lincoln. It is up to him to clear his family name off the crime. But that is just a part of the conspiracy. The bigger picture, in reality, is a global conspiracy that can be solved using a diary that holds deep secrets that will help him connect the dots.  
  1. Race to Witch Mountain
Race To Witch Mountain Review | Movie - EmpireThe Earth is under a massive alien threat. Siphon a killer from outer space is hell bent on destroying the planet and two aliens in human form are in a quest to protect it. They seek help from Jack to go up against the ET monster.  
  1. That Darn Cat
That Darn Cat!' is a delightful return to classic family ...D.C. is a Siamese cat owned by the Randall sisters. she is pretty much the reason for all the excitement on their lives. This time she wanders into an apartment where a bank employee, Margaret Miller is held captive. Miller comes up with an idea to get help by attaching an SOS note to the cat. when the sisters find it, they bring in FBI agent, Zeke Kelso to investigate.  
  1. The Finest Hours
The Finest Hours Blu-ray Review - AVSForum.comBased on Casey Sherman and Michael J. Touglas' book the film follows the 1952 coast guard rescue incident off New England Seaboard. The film zeroes in on four coast guards facing a furious storm and on a deadly mission to save the crew trapped in a damaged oil tanker.  
  1. The Lone Ranger
The Lone Ranger Trailer 2013 Johnny Depp Movie - Official [HD ...This modern-day Western spaghetti set up is vividly imagined and insanely executed. A lawyer, John is on chasing an outlaw, Cavendish. In one encounter the formidable enemy almost kills them. But John is saved by Tonto who then teams up with him to bring down the villain.  
  1. Turner and Hooch
12 Fun Facts About Turner & Hooch | Mental FlossScott Turner is a detective who leads a very disciplined life. Hooch, a monstrous dog turns his life upside down as he walks in. His owner is murdered and now it's up to Turner to deal with his post-traumatic stress.
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What’s New On Your Streaming Services-March 2020

by Kaylen Summers

A lot of new movies and shows have arrived on your streaming platforms. Here is Spotflik’s guide to help you find the best ones to watch next.

✅ New Movies & Shows on Netflix

Outbreak (1995)

🎬Movie 🍅59% ⌛2h 7m
USA has fallen victim of a deadly airborne virus. With many people dying at an epidemic rate, Col Sam Daniels is tasked to stop the virus from spreading out of a small town.

Altered Carbon [Season 2]

📺 Series 🍅64% ⏩ 8 Episodes
Following the sci-fi tale from the first season, Altered Carbon welcomes you to the future were the rich are immortal and the poor are pawns.

The Angry Birds Movie 2 (2019)

🎬Movie 🍅73% ⌛1h 36m
New threads have hit the islands. Red, Chuck, Bomb and the rest of their feathered friends are putting aside their differences and teaming up with the pigs to fight a common threat.

Freedom Writers (2019)

🎬Movie 🍅70% ⌛2h 3m
Education is power and for a class of at-risk students it was their young teacher who inspired them to learn tolerance, and applies themselves.

✅ New Movies & Shows on Prime Video

Watch Hunters [Season 1]

📺 Series 🍅64% ⏩ 10 Episodes
A band of Nazi Hunters are looking for high ranking Nazi officials are living in 1977 New York. The team must bring the Nazis to justice before they create a Fourth Reich in the U.S.

Honey Boy (2019)

🎬Movie 🍅94% ⌛1h 34m
Otis is a 12-year-old successful television star. However, his father is an abusive alcoholic. Now, the two must find a bond between each other.

Danger Close (2019)

🎬Movie 🍅66% ⌛1h 59m
Set in 1966 Vietnam War, Major Harry Smith and his company of Australian and New Zealand soldiers are fighting Viet Cong and North Vietnamese troops.

Ted Bundy: Falling For a Killer [Season 1]

🎬Movie 🍅66% ⌛1h 59m
The experiences with unsettling details about Ted Bundy by long-term girlfriend Elizabeth Kendall, her daughter Molly, and other survivors.

✅ New Movies & Shows on Hulu

Kinsey (2004)

🎬Movie 🍅66% ⌛1h 59m
Professor Alfred Kinsey’s scientific quest turn into intensely personal discovery and an unexpected journey into the secrets of human behavior and sexuality.

The Men Who Stare at Goats (2009)

🎬Movie 🍅50% ⌛1h 33m
Lyn Cassady claims that he was a former member of the U.S. Army’s New Earth Army. They are a unit that employs paranormal powers in their missions.

Friends With Kids (2012)

🎬Movie 🍅67% ⌛1h 40m
Long time friends Julie and Jason decided to have kids without being a couple. Being “time-share” parents, they wanted to enjoy parenthood without curbing their personal freedom.
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21 Exciting Movie To Stream While In Self-Isolation

by Kaylen Summers

Looking for movies to watch while in self-quarantine?! We’ve got a list of 21 movies that are worth your time.
Before we start…
🚨Please keep in mind that you can protect yourself and others from the virus.
🖐Wash your hands with soap and water or alcohol-based hand rub for more than 20 seconds.
😷Use masks only if you have symptoms. Save them for health care workers who really need it.
🏡Most importantly, stay home and keep yourself entertained with these movies.
1. Psycho (1960): Even six decades later, this brilliant movie keeps us hooked even today.
2.  Evil Dead II (1987): Here are some basic lessons to follow if you ever get your hand chopped off and you have to replace it with a chainsaw.
3 Get Out (2017): You will watch this simply for Daniel Kaluuya’s teary horror face upon realizing that he is in the Sunken Place.
4. A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984): When it comes to slasher movies, it’s Freddy Krueger > Michael Myers > Jason Voorhees.
5. The Exorcist (1973): Ready for some deep, dark stuff as a young girl gets possessed by a dreadful devil.
6. It (2017): This Stephen King tale is the main reason for us to be super-scared of clowns.
7. The Shining (1980): The cult classic horror movie that can really make your isolation scarier.
8. Shaun of the Dead (2004)Looking for some freaky outbreak movie during this time of coronavirus?
9. The Witch (2015):  “Wouldst thou like to live deliciously?”. Please say no, otherwise things are not going to be good for you.
10. Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark (2010): A young girl finds creatures in her new home that wants to claim her as their own.
11. The Babadook (2014): After the violent death of her husband, a single mother must battle a monster lurking in the house.
12. The Dark Knight (2008): Watch this for the memorable performance from Heath Ledger as the Joker.
13. Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014): This outstanding political thriller has Chris Evans wearing star-spangled tights.
14. The Goonies (1985): You can love Batman and Captian America, But, can they do the Truffle Shuffle.
15. Wonder Woman (2017): The ridiculously powerful Amazon helps out even after realizing that humanity is full of warring jerks.
16. Big Trouble in Little China (1986): Kurt Russell as the two-fisted, macho-talking, truck-driver deserves to be in this list.
17. Kill Bill: Volume 1 (2003): After all she has gone through, Uma Thurman’s The Bride is the real superhero of them all.
18. Flash Gordon (1980): Stay calm! He is here to save us all. It is even in the song too.
19. Deadpool (2016): Admit it. He is the most coolest superhero around. You don’t want to have a watch party without him.
20. Kick-Ass (2010): We all want to be a superhero. Here is a DIY superhero who can help you out with that.
21. The Crow (1994): After getting murder, young rock guitarist Eric Draven returns from the grave to exact revenge.
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20 Comfort Films to Watch While Self Isolation

by Kaylen Summers

We all are going through a tough time during this Covid19 outbreak and keeping yourself at home is the best thing you can do to yourself and other you love. But, how can we cope up with the psychological effect of this self-isolation? The answer is actually simple- movies.
Movies have always helped us escape reality and make wanders into unknown lands and live lives beyond our imaginations. It has entertained us, inspired us and motivated us. Here are some movies to keep you active through these hard times. Get some popcorn and start watching.
1. Frozen (2013): The magical Disney tale of Anna and Elsa is a sister act for the ages and all ages.
2. Little Miss Sunshine (2006): The crazy dysfunctional Hoover family trying to keep things together for a pretentious kid beauty pageant.
3. The Incredibles (2004)Apparently, this the best version of Fantastic Four tale that you will ever get. (Sorry, Marvel)
4. The Sound of Music (1965): They may be Nazis. But, they still have a lot to sing about for the sweet-sounding Von Trapps.
5. Mary Poppins (1964): Julie Andrews flies in on her umbrella to save the Banks family from being a hot mess.
6. Back to the Future (1985): Time travel, messing up with your parent's past and more. This cult classic still has enough for a re-watch.
7. Meet the Parents (2000): If your in-law turns out to be Robert De Niro, then you should be expecting some lie detectors and nipple discussions.
8. Step Brothers (2008): Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly are the best, crazy siblings duo that you can ever expect.
9. The Godfather (1972): Ever wondered what it is like to be in a mafia family. Then, welcome to the Corleone family.
10. Father of the Bride (1991): Steve Martin is an overprotective patriarch. But that doesn’t stop him from being a loving father to his daughter.
11. Ghostbusters (1984): This cult classic never gets only. Before they ruin it again with another sequel, let's revisit the original one more time.
12. Groundhog Day (1993): What if the same day repeats and repeats again. Bill Murray is somehow stuck in this endless loop.
13. Booksmart (2019): Teen travails are still relatable as they were during “The Breakfast Club”. This female-centric movie proves that.
14. Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986): High school student, Ferris fakes sickness to spends the day with his best friend and girlfriend.
15. Old School (2003): If you think that self-isolation is the worse that can happen to you, how about having your fraternity in house.
16.Young Frankenstein (1974): Mel Brooks movies can instantly lift your moods.
17. Animal House (1978)Deathmobile, food fight and John Belushi destroying a guitar in a toga still have no college-comedy equal.
18. This Is Spinal Tap (1984): This awesome rock mockumentary is about the return of British heavy metal band Spinal Tap.
19. The Blues Brothers (1980): To save the Catholic home where they were raised, two brothers get their old band back together.
20. The Hangover (2009) This bachelor-party-gone-wrong classic has some of the nuttiest moments in movie history.
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8 Captivating Boxing Movies Of All Time

by Kaylen Summers

Boxing is one of the most intimate sports about self-respect and raw power. While the sport has its set of huge audiences and fans, there are many movies that try to capitalize on that. Don't take it wrong, as these movies are equally brilliant and artsy as any other masterpiece Hollywood movie out there. With that being said, here are some of the most captivating boxing movies out there.

Rocky

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3VUblDwa648 There is no other place to start his list than with Rocky. The movie and its franchise have successfully shaped the template for boxing movies and it still remains one of the most memorable ones from the genre. World heavyweight boxing champion, Apollo Creed pulls a publicity stunt, which resulted in him fighting Rocky Balboa, an uneducated collector for a Philadelphia loan shark.

Million Dollar Baby

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=shbZOZmoyF0 Trainer Frankie Dunn was estrangement by his daughter. After the painful incident, he is not looking to coach another fighter. However, boxer Maggie Fitzgerald wants to go pro and is willing to do anything to get Frankie to train her to compete in the big leagues. If you are looking for a good sport-drama, then this one is the best to start from.

Creed

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uv554B7YHk4 We all know how the Rocky movies shaped the boxing-movie sub-genre. Unfortunately, too many template movies saturated its audience and the studio wanted to expand the franchises to explore other character spin-offs. The result was Creed- the tale about how Apollo Creed's son grew up to continue his father's legacy. If you are missing out on Stallone, then don't worry. Rocky also plays a character in the movie.

Cinderella Man

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DlbHzcH4VJY This one is an autobiographical movie about the legendary boxer, Jim Braddock. After his retirement in 1920’s, his family was becoming socially poor. He had no other choice but to return back to the ring and thus history was made with his huge comeback. The movie has Russell Crowe playing the boxer and Renée Zellweger as the female lead.

When We Were Kings

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uBauogNmRqY This one is more of a documentary than a movie. When Muhammad Ali was 3, many thought that he was past his prime. During this time, ten-years-younger George Foreman was the heavyweight champion of the world. Promoter Don King sets up the fight of a century between these too- the "Rumble in the Jungle". The spectacle was so big that it had a musical festival by some of America's top black performers.

Southpaw

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mh2ebPxhoLs The reigning junior middleweight boxing champion Billy "The Great" Hope has a grand career, a caring wife and daughter, but a lavish lifestyle. Unfortunately, a tragedy strikes them and  Billy is thrown rock bottom. He loses his family, his house and his manager. However,  Tick Willis, a former fighter comes to his rescue and trains him. Now, he must reclaim the fight against fate and reclaim the trust of those he loves.

Gladiator

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lrGRthjoMSs Tommy Riley moves to Chicago to stay with his dad. In his new place, he goes to school and tries to keep to himself school. However, things go out of hand when he gets involved in a street fight. Tommy quickly gets noticed and from there, makes his way into the world of illegal underground boxing. In a place where every punch is meant to kill, will he be able to survive?

Knuckle

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RcCcaG2JLNg Featuring Ian Palmer, this movie takes us through the epic 12-year journey of an Irish traveler through the brutal and secretive world of bare-knuckle fighting. The documentary film narrates the violent history of feuding between rival clans.
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10 Best Mystery Movies On Netflix

by Kaylen Summers

There are movies that are just like comfort food. You know what it tastes like and you love having them. However, at times, we love something that can jolt our systems. When it comes to movies, Netflix has both of them and today we will be taking a look at the latter category of mysteries that are sure to keep you thrilled. Here are some of the best mystery thriller on Netflix.

Inception

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xitHF0IPJSQ Christopher Nolan is a director who never fails to surprise us. His out-of-this-world science fiction movies are equal part mystery thrillers as well, and among them Inception stands tall and powerful. The movie takes about dreams and how a group of people can place ideas or extract ideas from another person's mind.

Room

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E_Ci-pAL4eE Jack spent his life growing up in a room. He believes that the only things real in the world are inside that room. however, things changed when his Ma revealed that there are things outside the room as well. What will be his reaction? This mysterious tale has all the elements and a fresh plot to keep you hooked.

Moon

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xV5udqNpP94 Sam Bell has spent almost three years in a Moon-based manufacturing facility. He is the only occupant there and all he has for company is his computer and assistant, GERTY. Within three weeks he is hoping to get back home to Earth. However, his plans get changed when an accident happens. Sam soon finds out that he is not alone.

Ex Machina

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s-HiQ9K2uf4 Caleb is a 26-year-old coder working for the world's largest internet company. She wins a competition to spend a week at a private mountain retreat that belongs to the CEO, Nathan. When she reached there is quickly understands that she is there to participate in an experiment where she interacts with the world's first true artificial intelligence.

Rosemary's Baby

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NoXLXMbOgiU Featuring Mia Farrow and John Cassavetes, the movie is about a young couple who moves to a New York apartment to start a family. However, the soon-to-be mother, Rosemary suspects that her neighbors are strange and her unborn child is not safe growing around them. The movie is both creepy and mysterious, and can quickly get under your skin.

Mystic River

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nmiA24jwlbM Sean Penn and Tim Robbins star in this mystery thriller. The movie tells about three men who were childhood friends. However, when a family tragedy happens to one of them, it rattles the life of the other two as well. This crime and drama movie has a high Rotten Tomatoes score of 88% and a high IMDb audience rating of 7.9.

The Hateful Eight

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IMGwqSA9rww If you are a Tarantino fan then here is the director's crime mystery from the west for you. We all know how much the director is influenced by the spaghetti westerns and this movie is exactly that. A raging blizzard has made a bounty hunter seek shelter. However, he didn't expect himself to be caught up in a plot of deception and betrayal.

Crash

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=durNwe9pL0E After Sept. 11 Los Angeles, the tension is really high. Unfortunately, it gets even higher when the lives of a Brentwood housewife and her district attorney husband coverage with that of a Persian shopkeeper, two cops, a pair of carjackers and a Korean couple over a 36-hour period.

The Invisible Guest

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=epCg2RbyF80 When a young businessman wakes up in a hotel room with him locked from the outside. He knows that things are not going to be on his side. Adding more to the mystery he is in, his girlfriend is there laying dead on the bed. With a prestigious lawyer that he had hired, now he must build a defense case for him or he will be taken to jail.

Limitless

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6d1Uc68wt3c This darkly comic and provocative film is a paranoia-fueled action thriller. An unsuccessful writer uses a 'smart-drug' that lets him use 100 percent of his brain. He may have become the perfect version of himself, but his quick success attract shadowy forces that start to threaten his new life.
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6 Best Disney Animated Movies On Disney+

by Kaylen Summers

With Disney starting its own streaming platform, the studio's beloved movies got its own home. But, like every other OTT platform finding the right movie to watch. So, we have decided to help you with that. If you love watching Disney movies, then here are the best Disney movies you can start streaming now on Disney+.

The Lion King

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4sj1MT05lAA We all know this classic Disney movie. After killing his father Simba is cast out of the kingdom by his evil uncle. Years later, when he is all grown up, he realizes that it is his destiny to reclaim the lost throne and become the ruler. However, for that he has to face his uncle in battle.  If you are thinking about rewatching this Shakespearean animated tale, then available for streaming on Disney+.

Toy Story

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v-PjgYDrg70 Here is another famous animated tale from Pixar and Disney. Woody and Andy's other toys were living happily when Buzz Lightyear appeared. He was Andy's new birthday present and for Woody, the fear of being forgotten by his kid. However, when the two are separated from Andy, they decide to set aside their differences and work together to get back home.

Zootopia

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jWM0ct-OLsM Zootopia is one of the latest addition to the Disney animated family. The movie tells the imaginary tale of animals leading a human-like social life. Officer Judy Hopps becomes the first bunny to be a police officer in Zootopia. she is out to crack his first case. However, to solve the mystery she must learn to trust the scam-artist fox Nick Wilde.

Wall-E

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8-_9n5DtKOc In the future, Earth becomes inhabitable for humans from all the waste. While they settle in space, an advanced AI robot named Eva is sent down to earth for research. But, when she reaches here, a garbage robot falls in love with him.

Up

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ORFWdXl_zJ4 After the death of his wife, Carl Fredricksen decides to fulfill his dreams of exploring the globe and experiencing life to its fullest. He reinvents his house into a hot air balloon and sets off. However, there was an unexpected change in his plan when a persistent 8-year old Wilderness Explorer named Russell followed him on his journey.

Inside Out

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yRUAzGQ3nSY Human beings are filled with many emotions. Fear, regret, shyness, happiness and all play an important role in shaping our choices. But for Reily, growing up has made her emotions go crazy at times. Will her emotions be helpful to guide her back with better choices. Stream to find out.      
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Free Movie To Watch Online While In Quarantine

by Kaylen Summers

The fight against COVID9 continues and as you are staying home away from others, we’ve made a list of the best movies to keep you entertained. The best part is that you can stream them all for free!
Before we start…
🚨Please keep in mind that you can protect yourself and others from the virus.
🖐Wash your hands with soap and water or alcohol-based hand rub for more than 20 seconds.
😷Use masks only if you have symptoms. Save them for health care workers who really need it.
🏡Most importantly, stay home and keep yourself entertained with these movies.

The Intouchables

https://youtu.be/34WIbmXkewU
🍅74% ⌛1h 53m 🎬Comedy, Biography
What Is it About: A paragliding accident makes an aristocrat quadriplegic. A young man from the projects takes up the job to look after him. The two become friends and make some heart-warming memories together.

Train to Busan

https://youtu.be/1ovgxN2VWNc
🍅93% ⌛1h 58m 🎬Adventure, Zombie
What Is it About: A mysterious viral outbreak has turned everyone into zombies. Now, the remaining ones must get on an express train to Busan to stay safe. But, will they be able to survive when some in the train are also infected?

Snatch

https://youtu.be/ni4tEtuTccc
🍅73% ⌛1h 58m 🎬Adventure, Zombie
What Is it About: From British director Guy Ritchie, this one is fast-paced crazy character-colliding filled film with two overlapping stories. A diamond is stolen and different gangs are after it.

Roman Holiday

https://youtu.be/ELb4S8P3q20
🍅98% ⌛1h 59m 🎬Romance, Comedy
What Is it About: While visiting Rome, European princess Ann decides to take off for a night. However, she ends up a park bench after having a sedative. Luckily, an American reporter, Joe Bradley, finds her and takes her home.

What's Eating Gilbert Grape

https://youtu.be/wpSGFets1oM
🍅98% ⌛1h 59m 🎬Romance, Comedy
What Is it About: Gilbert Grape has a lot of responsibilities- his overweight mother, mentally impaired younger brother, Arnie and more. But, when he meets the free-spirited Becky, his world is turned upside down.

The Man from Nowhere

https://youtu.be/38rPoGSr19U
🍅100% ⌛1h 59min 🎬Thriller, Crime
What it’s about: A lonely former special agent is friends with Somi, a little girl next door. When she gets kidnapped by a gang, he is out to save her.

Rain Man

https://youtu.be/mlNwXuHUA8I

🍅90% ⌛2h 14min 🎬Drama, Psychology 

What it’s about: Charlie Babbitt is a selfish yuppie. When his father left a fortune to his savant brother Raymond, he must somehow get the money from his brother.

Big Fish

https://youtu.be/M3YVTgTl-F0
🍅75% ⌛2h 05min 🎬Drama, Psychology 
What it’s about: Edward Bloom led a life enormous passions and tall tales. But, he remained a mystery for his son. After his death, his son sets out to find the truth about his father.

Planes, Trains, and Automobiles

https://youtu.be/VWGqGHMO294
🍅93% ⌛1h 33min 🎬 Comedy
What it’s about: A man is trying to get back home for Thanksgiving. However, it is not turning out the way he thought. Now he has to stick with a shower ring salesman to get back home.

Taxi Driver

https://youtu.be/UUxD4-dEzn0
🍅97% ⌛1h 54min 🎬 Crime, Drama
What it’s about: A Vietnam War veteran works as a night-life taxi driver in New York city. His unstable mental condition and urge for violent action have let him into full outrage.
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6 Brilliant Crime Movies That Will Puzzle Your Mind

by Kaylen Summers

12 Angry Men

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_13J_9B5jEk After the defense and the prosecution are rested,  the jury is in the jury room to make a decision whether a young Spanish-American is guilty or innocent. He has been accused of murdering his father. It would have ended as an open and shut case. However, it turned into a mini-drama of the jurors' preconceptions and prejudices about the trial, the accused, and about each other.

Zodiac

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dJ0oNfjzx4k Based on the true story of the "Zodiac Killer" and the investigation to track the serial killer down, this movie Jake Gyllenhaal, Robert Downey Jr and Mark Ruffalo in the lead roles.  The notorious serial killer was a terrifying figure in the San Francisco Bay Area. He went on mocking police with his ciphers and letters.  the movie speaks about how the case ruined the lives and careers of three men in the endless trail of clues.

The Man from Nowhere

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=38rPoGSr19U Taesik is a former special agent. After losing his wife in an accident, he lived a lonely life and was only friends with a little girl next door named Somi. When she got kidnapped by a gang, Taesik took it to himself to save her. However, when he got closer to finding her, more about his mysterious past is slowly revealed.

Sherlock Holmes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LiBzbNk0lZ0 We all know the classic tale of the world's famous detective and his assistant. But when Robert Downey Jr took up the mantle, it added an extra charm to the character. This movie is about his new nemesis who is trying to destroy London. Can Sherlock Holmes and Doctor John Watson bring the plot down before it's too late? Stream to find out.

The Killing

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FiDUFG56wT4 The Killing is the 1956 classic that centers around the career criminal Johnny Clay. He has recruited a sharpshooter, a bartender, a corrupt police officer, a betting teller and others for one last job. After the job, Clay plans of leaving the crime world and getting married. However, things start going a different route when betting teller's wife devised her won plan to steal the loot.

Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dZXatzQ1kzg Andrew Bagby is a medical resident. Not long after breaking up with his girlfriend, he gets murdered. she soon announces she's pregnant.  The movie is made as a video document made by his friend, Kurt Kuenne as a gift to the child.
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6 Movies on Amazon Prime That Are Too Scary To Watch

by Kaylen Summers

Everyone knows how complicated the “browse” function on the streaming platform can be at times and at times, finding the right movies for the Halloween season can itself be a super scary thing. Since no one likes to get lost in the infinite streaming scroll, we have decided to bring the cream of the crop to the forefront. Get your popcorn ready for some spooky times, because we have everything from classic Italian Giallo movies to the 1980s slashers. Here is our list for the best horror movies to watch Amazon Prime:

1. Final Exam (1981)

https://youtu.be/tA4niBgNOWE ⭐4.7/10 ⌛1h 29min Released during the early slasher boom, Final Exam has all the basic ingredients for a  Halloween slasher flick. The movie takes place on a college campus and has some of the memorable idiosyncrasies from the golden era of the genre. The identity of the killer or his motive is never revealed. This adds an extra bone-chilling shiver to the voyeuristic deaths he/she does on-screen. The movie may feel clumsy at times, but it surely pushed the “death-stalks-campus” genre further for future films like Happy Death DayThe House on Sorority Row and Graduation Day.

2. The Woman in Black (2012)

https://youtu.be/BHenViW-C2s ⭐6.4/10 ⌛1h 35min This modern Hammer Horror film stands unique for producing a traditional ghost story in 2012. With Daniel Radcliffe making his first 'adult' role after the Harry Potter movies, the Victorian-era story tells about a lawyer who travels to the country to negotiate the sale of a house. However, he soon realizes that it is haunted by the spirit of the Woman in Black. If you are a fan of the classic Sam Raimi movie Drag Me to Hell, then this ghost story is your cup of tea.

3. Frankenstein’s Army (2013)

https://youtu.be/SQRvrR3wIZ0 ⭐5.3/10 ⌛1h 24min Looking for some Indie horror magic?! This found-footage horror is sure to give you the same chills that you felt seeing Paranormal Activity. The story is of a troop of Russian soldiers during WWII. While infiltrating a German compound, they realize that they are actually in the testing grounds of a Frankenstein-descendent mad scientist. The Russian soldiers soon end up fighting for their lives against the undead soldiers.

4. We Are Still Here (2015)

https://youtu.be/uXc_XD4D0wI ⭐5.7/10 ⌛1h 24min We Are Still Here will undoubtedly be the single most terrifying movie to be released back in 2015. Different from the other movies of the genre, this flick begins at the bloodbath itself. Apparently, the director doesn't wait much for baiting or switching and confidently takes us right into the danger.

5. It Comes at Night (2017)

https://youtu.be/6YOYHCBQn9g ⭐6.2/10 ⌛1h 31min Do you remember the movies where most of the important characters die by the end?! It Comes at Night is one such horror movie. Following a mysterious apocalypse, the world is left with only a few survivors. Two such families are forced to share a home in order to survive from the evil outside. The movie touches hearts and is sure to give you painful scares. However, it treats this trauma as a tone poem that is bittersweet down to its bones.

6. Hereditary (2018)

https://youtu.be/V6wWKNij_1M ⭐7.3/10 ⌛2h 7 min This movie takes creepiness to a whole new level. The story is about the Graham family. Following the death of the family's matriarch, her daughter and grandchildren start to realize the cryptic secrets about their ancestry. From there, its a terrifying attempt by them to outrun the sinister fate they have inherited.
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Top Most Anticipated Movies of 2020 [Updated]

by Kaylen Summers

Saint Maud

https://youtu.be/OP2MlPwflX4 Saint Maud is the upcoming psychological horror movie directed by Rose Glass. The movie talks about a young nurse whose emotional behavior causes her to pursue a religious path of Christian devotion after a dark trauma. The movie has Morfydd Clark as Maud, Jennifer Ehle,  Lily Frazer, Turlough Convery, Lily Knight, Carl Prekopp, Rosie Sansom, Marcus Hutton, and Noa Bodner in the lead roles. Releasing Date: March 27, 2020

The Secret Garden

https://youtu.be/gHNOXDiD9Vk Set in 1947 London, The Secret Garden tells the tale of a young orphan girl. She is sent there to live with her uncle. There she discovers a magical garden on the grounds of his estate. The literary work of the same name has a girl named Mary Lennox who returns to England from India after losing her parents in the cholera epidemic. It was first adapted into a movie in 1919 and later many times over the years. Releasing Date: 13 August 1993

Trolls World Tour

https://youtu.be/08AExF6dETA Sequel to DreamWorks Animation’s 2016 musical hit, Trolls World Tour has Poppy and Branch out to discover six different Trolls tribes scattered over six different lands. Their mission is to bring together the six different kinds of music: Funk, Country, Techno, Classical, Pop and Rock- that the tribes are devoted to. The movie has one of the largest, and most acclaimed, groups of musical talent ever to be assembled for an animated feature. Releasing Date: 17 April 2020

Lost Transmissions

https://youtu.be/IFn-xDAO1ao Inspired by actual events, Lost Transmissions is about respected record producer Theo Ross and his shy songwriter friend Hannah. Theo has been lapsing on his schizophrenia medication. Hannah is really worried about his mental health. She and her friends chase after him to get him committed to a psychiatric facility.  The movie looks into the seriousness of mental wellbeing and unsung heroes behind our mental health system. Releasing Date: March 13, 2020

Dead by Dawn

https://youtu.be/8bc-JiSfRJ0 Dead by Dawn has everything to satisfy horror movie fans. A woman is kidnapped by three sexual deviants for their sadistic games. However, a suicidal man living in a cabin in the woods feels that it is his responsibility to save the girl. But, things are not looking favorable for them as they cannot connect with the outside world and night is falling. Will they be able to survive? Releasing Date: April 7, 2020

Disney’s Jungle Cruise

https://youtu.be/f_HvoipFcA8 Disney’s Jungle Cruise (2020) is an adventure movie based on the famous theme park ride of the same name. The movie is set in the early 20th century and is about a riverboat captain named Frank who takes a scientist and her brother into the jungle. Their mission is to find the tree of life, which has great healing powers. Releasing Date: July 24, 2020

Uncorked

https://youtu.be/s0sZtjE2MXg An aspiring Sommelier does not see eye-to-eye with his father. But when a tragedy unfolds, they are forced to set aside their differences and meet each other halfway. Written and directed by Prentice Penny, the film stars Bernard David Jones, Meera Rohit Kumbhani, Matt McGorry, Sasha Compere, Kelly Jenrette and Gil Ozeri in other roles. Releasing Date: March 27, 2020

The Wretched

https://youtu.be/erLjdjq-37U After the 2011’s cult zombie movie Deadheads, directors Brett and Drew Pierce are working together again on this new movie. It is about a teenage boy named Ben who spends his summer with his father and works at the local marina. His parents are divorced and he is forced to live with local, privileged peers and his dad’s new girlfriend from the ideal town. However, things seem to become a whole lot more than he expected. Releasing date: May 1, 2020  
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8 Best Superhero Movies to stream on Disney Plus

by Emily Keen

Disney + probably has a bunch of superhero adventures sizzling the menu, but the roster is sure dominated by Marvel comic book heroes. It does include superhero adventures like the Incredibles and Big hero too. But we carefully picked the ones that are highly popular among fans and has the most views. So here you go!  
  1. Thor
Image result for thor movieThe Lord of thunder is banished from Asgard by King Odin and sent to Earth to spend time among mortals. On arriving on the Earth, the spy agency S.H.I.E.L.D takes away his weapon and now he must retrieve it from their captivity. This is the first installment of the Thor franchise and directed by Kenneth Branagh  
  1. Ant-Man and the Wasp
Image result for Ant-Man and the WaspScott Lang, the man with shrinking ability is struggling to maintain his life as a superhero and as a father. As if he already did not have enough to deal with, Dr. Hank Pym and Hope Can Dyne come up to him with a new mission. Once again the Ant-man must team up with the Wasp and embark on a journey that will bring them face to face with secrets from the past.  
  1. Iron Man 3
Image result for Iron Man 3The brilliant Tony Stark this time is pitched against a formidable enemy who knows no limits of evil. Mandarin destroys everything Stark holds dear and puts him on a harrowing path that tests his survival skills with minimal resources. He must now fight for his life and loved ones without his suit.  
  1. Avengers: Age of Ultron
Image result for Avengers: Age of UltronTony Stark develops an artificial intelligence system called Ultron as a part of a peace program and protecting the future of humanity. But in an unfortunate turn of events, the Ultron realized to become the exact opposite of what he was made to be- a destructive villain. The Earth's mightiest heroes must now join forces to keep the Ultron from exterminating humanity forever.  
  1. Black Panther
Image result for Black PantherT'challa takes the Wakandan throne as the next king after his father's death. His primary goal is to protect his people from outside world threats. But as the past reveals himself, he confronts his father's mistakes that have now evolved into an evil Killmonger. He seeks to control the Wakandan empire only to open the gates of the Wakanda to the outside world.  
  1. Ant-Man
Image result for Ant-ManThe first installment of the franchise sees the initiation of the journey of Scott Lang as Ant Mab, how he gains the ability to shrink with the aid of a suit. There are evil elements trying to get hands over his secret and he must rise up and be the savior he needs.  
  1. Doctor Strange
Image result for Doctor StrangeThe comic book story about the great sorcerer that ever existed is brought to life in this film. The film journeys into Strange's life before he becomes a sorcerer and how a tragic event in life, sets him on the path of eternal awakening. This is one of the most mind-bending films in the MCU tackling high concept philosophical themes.  
  1. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2
Image result for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2In the second chapter of James Gunn's intergalactic Adventure, we see the defenders contesting against a man who appears claiming to be Quill's father. As the guardians further investigate the matter, they learn some dark secrets about the man who calls himself Ego.
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8 Movies On Hulu To Make You Fall In Love

by Kaylen Summers

Whether it's break-up or patch up, we all love watching a good romance unfold on our screen. But, finding these feel-good rom-coms can be a miserable task at times. (Admit it! We all have been there.) However, if you are on Hulu, then there is an extensive collection of romantic flick that can easily connect with your soft side. From classics to little-known favorites, here is a list of the best movie love stories that you can find on Hulu. The next time you're craving for a rom-com, you can simply pick one from the list or binge-watch them all.

Pretty in Pink (1986)

https://youtu.be/y-X5ixDLuhM When it comes to rom-coms, Pretty in Pink is iconic like every other John Hughes movie in the genre. Molly Ringwald plays the role of Andie Walsh, a young teenage girl who is in love with the rich boy Blane. Redefining the concept of teenage lovesickness on film, the core construct of this flick resonates with young audiences even today. If you are looking for some burning teenage love, then Pretty in Pink will be the right one to start from.

Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994)

https://youtu.be/cqiSMAT-tHQ Don't mistake it with the recent miniseries on Hulu. We are definitely talking about the classic one. This romantic comedy is so good that you'll be amazed to know that it is directed by the same person who helmed the Harry Potter and Goblet of Fire movie. Starring Hugh Grant, Four Weddings and a Funeral  tells the story of Charlie, who is uncomfortably busy with four weddings and a funeral. However, among the weirdly big circle of friends present at each event, Charlie keeps on encountering the beautiful American Carrie, played by Andie McDoweel.

Chasing Amy (1997)

https://youtu.be/1BR1mNP_fuo Yes, you heard it right. Back in the '90s, this movie was nicknamed as the "Ben Affleck falls in love with a lesbian" movie. Though the plot is pretty much that, Chasing Amy is more about love than just sexual politics. It explores the male insecurity in finding love and maintaining it and other human emotions. The movie is a wonderfully crafted rom-com with a bittersweet ending.

Sixteen Candles (1984)

https://youtu.be/zcroWRd4BuE John Hughes is back again on the list with the teenage masterpiece Sixteen Candles. More than just a romance, this iconic movie is a coming-of-age comedy flick. However, its core is pure and its ending truly romantic. The movie follows 16-year-old Sam Baker (Molly Ringwald) on her birthday. Her parents have completely forgotten about their daughter's birthday and her crush, Jake Ryan (Michael Schoeffling) doesn't even know she exists.

Let the Right One In (2008)

https://youtu.be/X0mn4iYpYxw This one will surely not be your first choice for a romantic movie on Hulu. However, there is something about Let the Right One In that makes it romantic and sweet from all the other movies. Yes, the flick is about a little boy and a little girl vampire and it's a little spooky at times. But, no one will ever deny how sweet it is for this movie to present the beloved as the ultimate protector for her lover.

Secretary (2002)

https://youtu.be/YgJdbRnCb_A Are all romances about puppy dogs and flowers? This movie says otherwise. From the sexual complexities of dominance and submission to some good old fashioned BDSM, this movie will make you rethink about the generic love stories. Starring Maggie Gyllenhaal, the movie is about Lee Holloway who takes a job as a secretary for E. Edward Grey (James Spader). The two soon embark on an unusual romantic relationship... Oh, wait! Does the plot sound familiar to you? It is because this movie is everything 50 Shades of Grey tried to be- even down to the protagonist with 'Grey' as the second name.

Sense and Sensibility (1993)

https://youtu.be/Q1rb_c_t1-s Adapted from the Jane Austen novel of the same name, the 1995 film Sense and Sensibility is filled with talent both on camera and behind. Directed by Oscar-winner Ang Lee, the movie is surprisingly scripted by Emma Thompson. (The same actress who starred in Love Actually and Nanny McPhee.)

XX/XY (2002)

https://youtu.be/EmgZSd9TBco That's a pretty awesome title, right?!  XX/XY refers to the two chromosomal pairings that make up women and men respectively. The movie, on the other hand, has nothing to do with genetics. It is about two women and one man who are entangled up together in a turmoil of emotions. Two college roommates, Sam (Maya Stange) and Thea (Kathleen Robertson) have a wild sexual encounter with animator Coles (Mark Ruffalo). Going through their relationship, the movie explores how one treats passion differently in young adulthood and adulthood.
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8 Best Gangster Movies to Stream on Hulu

by Emily Keen

If gangster movies are your favorite genre, Hulu has an interesting lineup to sizzle your movie bucket list. From Mexican drug cartels, undercover cops, post-apocalyptic themes to even satanic worship, the movies cover some of the most bizarre themes. These movies dive deep into the lives of the gangsters and help us reflect on the underbelly of society. How some of the devious beings come into existence and how they help us confront the dark secrets of the system. You will hopefully find a plausible explanation to all these questions through these movies streaming on Hulu. Here is a list of 8 best Gangster movies you can add to your watchlist:

Akira

Image result for Akira movieA young boy named Akira is kept recruited by the government as a subject for their studies of Parapsychology. In an unfortunate turn of events, Akira develops uncontrollable psychic power which is hard to contain and at one point blows out in the form of a nuclear explosion destroying all of Tokyo. This is mistaken by the rest of the world as a nuclear detonation and eventually leads to world war III.

Cartel Land

Image result for Cartel Land movieIn a harrowing documentary about the Mexican drug cartels, Matthew Heineman examines the journeys of two vigilante groups that emerged to retaliate against the atrocities of the drug business. On one side there is Dr. Jose Mireles spearheading a group called Autodefensas against the Drug cartel. While in America’s Arizona, Tim Foley leads an army of paramilitary forces, to prevent the vices of the Mexican Drug war from infiltrating the American borders. Heineman goes all in, with the aim of giving the audience an honest account of what really happened on the ground.

The Domestics

Image result for The Domestics movieNina and Mark are on the run from a group of deadly factions that emerge in a post-apocalyptic world. However, the noose begins to tighten against their necks as one of the search groups narrows down their search pushing their will for survival against the edge.

Destroyer

Image result for Destroyer movieAs an undercover LAPD cop, Erin Bell has been a part of a gang in California Desert for many years. She must fight her way through her own baggage and a bunch of extraneous factors to bring to justice the leader of the gang who has resurfaced after many years of exile.

Children of The Corn

Image result for Children of The Corn movieA young couple stumbles upon a dead body of a boy while driving through the Midwest. In an attempt to bring the incident to the notice of authorities, they wander off in a land where there are only children. They soon realize the young children are a part of a demonic cult, killing adults as a part of the sacrifice for their demonic deity. Not long until the couple is next on their list of offerings and the run for life begins.

The Kid

Image result for The Kid movieRio and Sara flee their hometown in an attempt to save themselves from their evil uncle. On the way, they cross paths with Sheriff Pat Garrett who is chasing a fabled bandit Billy the kid. Along the journey, Rio reflects on the life he has chosen and the kind of person he wants to be.

Once Upon a Time in Venice

Image result for Once Upon a Time in Venice movieA group of deceitful thugs steals Buddy, the dog of Steve Ford who happens to be a private detective in California. There begins his mission to rescue his favorite dog which leads him to forge an unlikely deal with Spyder the sly leader of the same group.

The Last Man

Image result for The Last Man movieAn action-drama sci-fi film that follows a combat veteran Kurt, who fortifies his home and builds an underground refuge as a preparation for the imminent doomsday. Joining him in his prep is Jessica who also shares the same vision about the future. As the film develops into an apocalypse, Kurt's life surprisingly begins to fall in place.
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8 Best Fantasy Shows on Prime Video

by Emily Keen

Television is long gone from the minds of the people. Audiences are now more inclined towards online streaming services for watching their favorite shows and movies. They are comparatively more efficient and do not run on the clock. And more so, because they provide a distinct range of content for viewers to choose from. Fantasy is one crucial genre series and movies have played on heavily. Amazon’s latest list of fantasy shows is something to watch out for. The shows are highly unconventional with their plots and storytelling. Here is a list of 8 best fantasy shows to stream on Amazon Prime.  
  1. The Boys
Image result for The Boys tv showThe culmination of superpowers and human nature is never a sane idea because there are vices within human nature that can take over with the acquisition of power. The Boys is set in a world of superheroes who are managed by a multimillion-dollar conglomerate and eventually they start acting as per their own will. The Boys are the group of men who take it upon themselves to stop these rogue superheroes.  
  1. The Tick
Image result for The Tick tv showArthur is an accountant and now trapped between the good and the evil. He is no superhero and has no superpowers whatsoever. He eventually learns that the city he lives in is governed by a villain who was thought to be dead. No one believes when Arthur tries to reveal the truth, besides The Tick, a man in blue who may as well be a figment of his imagination. Or is he?  
  1. Orphan Black
Image result for Orphan Black tv showOrphan Black tells the story of Sarah Manning, who is trying hard to deal with the issues in life and while she is at it , she discovers there are a bunch of women out there who look just like her. Watch the mystery of these women unfold in this highly bingable and a fast-paced show on Prime Video.  
  1. True Blood
Image result for True Blood tv showAn old school vampire lore set in modern times, where among humans live bloodthirsty demons through a truce of harmony and abiding by the rules of the society. The story builds around the love story of a vampire named Bill and a Waitress named Sookie.  
  1. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
Image result for Star Trek: Deep Space Nine tv showCommander Benjamin Sisko is leading the Deep Space Nine crew stationed in the orbit of Planet Bajor. The space station’s position is strategical and of great value since it is situated near a wormhole which can be used to travel into great distances in the universe. For the same reason, an alien species wants control over the station and it is up to Sisko and his crew to stop the imminent invasion.  
  1. American Horror Story
Image result for American Horror Story tv showThis is basically an anthology of horror stories that surround different characters in different episodes. AHS coalesces the theme of family drama with the horror element to give you a perfect evening watch.  
  1. Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams
Image result for Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams tv showThis is an anthology of short stories based on Philip K. Dick’s novel. Each episode of the show picks up a premise from the stories and builds around a vital question that holds the key to the future. At the core, each story is a classic sci-fi story you may have witnessed earlier as Dick’s plots have inspired numerous science fiction narratives.  
  1. The Man in The High Castle
Image result for The Man in The High Castle tv showSet in an alternate timeline where the Axis powers won World War II the dystopian series navigates through the course of the United States divided into three parts- A Japanese controlled state, a section controlled by Nazis and a buffer zone. Through the darkness of oppression emerges the hope from the tales of cinema that a guardian who could be the key to freedom.
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8 Best Gangster Shows on Prime Video

by Emily Keen

If you are looking for some good action, Amazon is currently hosting a series of gangster shows on its streaming service. These are shows with diverse premises and made in different languages. Mexican Drug Lord Crime drama to Italian Mafia fare and everything in between sits on the plate waiting to be devoured. Have a look.  
  1. The Wire
Image result for the wireA homicide/narcotics team is put together to look into a drug-dealing racket. With the aim of deconstructing the truth that coalesces the bond between drug Kingpins and law agencies, Detective James McNulty leads a team of investigative aficionados. The show perfectly blends the worlds of bureaucracy, law, and red-tapism to give us a high voltage crime investigation series.  
  1. The Sopranos
Image result for The SopranosTony Soprano is struggling to keep the balance between his family life and underworld business. But when he finds the scales tipping, he seeks help from Psychiatrist Jennifer Melfi  
  1. Boardwalk Empire
Image result for Boardwalk EmpireAtlantic City treasurer, Enoch Thompson maintains ties with politicians and gangsters in his best interest. But the feds are curious about his unusual friendships. Set in the backdrop of the prohibition era, the show draws inspiration from Nelson Johnson's book 'Boardwalk Empire: The Birth, High Times and Corruption of Atlantic City".  
  1. Sneaky Pete
Image result for Sneaky PeteWith the hope of leaving behind his past as a con, Maurius assumes a new identity, actually steals the identity of his cellmate - Pete. Pete's family does not suspect the man since they haven't seen him in a long long time. But over the course of time, Maurius discovers that the family has untold secrets of their own and staying with them could undermine the very purpose he has set out to accomplish. He must now find his way out of that world and that is not going to be easy.  
  1. Animal Kingdom
Image result for animal kingdom tv showJoshua's grandmother takes him in after the death of his mother. But his life takes an unusual turn when he gets involved with the criminal clan that she is the head of.  
  1. Undercover
Image result for Undercover tv showPair of undercover agents infiltrates the campground of a drug Kingpin. He is the largest manufacturer of ecstasy in the world. But things go south as the agents deconstruct his life and shut his network.  
  1. Vegas
Image result for vegas tv showThe sacred city of gamblers and entertainment sees a ruthless murder of a casino worker. The law enforcement charges Sheriff Lamb with investigative duties. The Sheriff in the process hinders the criminal activities of Chicago gangster Vincent Savino setting them against each other.  
  1. Romanzo Criminale
Image result for Romanzo Criminale tv showA young man aspires to climb the ladder of an Italian drug ring. in an attempt, he seeks help from corrupt cops, politicians and secret service. The secret service aids him with the ulterior motive of overthrowing the government in power. Beyond all this scheming a police inspector Nicola Scialoja is hell-bent on bringing the criminals to justice.
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8 Best Spy Movies on Amazon Prime

by Emily Keen

To satiate that urge for a high concept spy thriller, Amazon Harbors a roster of old and new spy thrillers. The list is diverse ranging from the masterpieces of the silent era to modern-day franchise thrillers. You don't have to hunt for the best ones amongst a big list of available options. We have handpicked the best spy movies for you right here.  
  1. The conversation
Image result for the conversation movieHarry Caul is a surveillance expert and is tasked with following a young couple by a cryptic client. Haunted by the memories of a past case gone wrong and perplexing tape of a conversation between the couple retrieved by his associate, he develops a strong feeling that the couple may be in some kind of danger.  
  1. Mission Impossible: Fallout
Image result for Mission Impossible: Fallout movieThe high voltage spy franchise this time sees Ethan Hunt chasing a group of terrorists. The anarchists have planted three plutonium cores on different cities and it's up to hunt to track them down before they detonate.  
  1. Stalag 17
Image result for Stalag 17 movieSet in 1944 Germany, two American airforce prisoners are killed while trying to escape from a POW camp. The inmates have their doubts with sergeant Sefton who slips the Germans information in exchange for small favors. Determined to clear his name as a traitor, Sefton vows to expose the true snitch.  
  1. Ronin
Image result for Ronin movieA group of intelligence agents and former colleagues come together for one last mission. They are tasked with retrieving a briefcase before the Russians lay hands on it. Through a series of betrayal and drama, unfolds a perplexing narrative by John Frankenheimer.  
  1. The General
Image result for The General movieA silent comedy film starring the legendary Buster Keaton, the film explores the atrocities caused by Union Soldiers. Keaton plays Johnny Grayson a southern railroad engineer whose fiance is captured while on a journey by Union forces. The film follows Gray's quest through various means of trying to rescue his fiance from the captivity of the soldiers.  
  1. Three Days of the condor
Image result for Three Days of the condor movieA CIA researcher finds himself in the middle of a quandary. All his co-workers are mysteriously killed. His nerdy nature, however, gives him a knack over the enemy he is facing. But can he win this battle alone?  
  1. No Way Out
Image result for No Way Out movieAn affair went awry narrative where a navy office finds himself in a bit of a pickle not knowing if there is a way out. Tom Farrell becomes a prime suspect in the murder of the mistress of Secretary of Defence - David Brice. Brice Summons Farrell at the Pentagon but the murder suspicion blocks all ways out.  
  1. The Spy Who Came in From the Cold
Image result for The Spy Who Came in From the Cold movieA spy, Alec Leamas on the verge of his retirement is tasked with a final mission of going undercover and retrieving information from the den of the Nazis about captive colleagues. But things go south when the Germans take Leamas himself under investigation and a labyrinth of plots and counterplots is uncovered.
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6 Classic Comedies Worth Watching Again

by Kaylen Summers

Comedies are the best way to ease our stress and make us happy. But, when modern comedies become a pile of cliches, we have to depend on the classic ones. Filtered from the many awesome comedies from the past, we have fetched some of the best movies for you to stream and enjoy. Here are six movies that can make you laugh real quick.

Rat Race (2001)

https://youtu.be/9bRUdtiXxKM This movie is about easy money, manipulation,  greediness, and some bad driving. A Las Vegas casino tycoon decides to entertain his richest high rollers by giving them something new and exciting to bet on. Six regular people are sent on a wild dash for a locker with $2 million placed hundreds of miles away. Meanwhile, the tycoon and his wealthy friends watch each racer's moves and bit on them. The best part is that there are no rules for this race.

Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006)

https://youtu.be/myKtVl8N7jU Ricky Bobby is the fastest man on four wheels and one of the greatest drivers in NASCAR history. He is one daredevil who has it all- a luxurious mansion, a really hot wife and lots of fast food. But things took a U-turn when he had an accident on track and got reduced to a fear-ridden wreck.

Me, Myself & Irene (2000)

https://youtu.be/ssx_riw1Y9Y No one makes us laugh like Jim Carrey. This movie has him playing the role of Charlie Baileygates- Rhode Island State Trooper with multiple personality disorder. The problem is that his alter-personalities are in love with the same woman, Irene.

Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004)

https://youtu.be/MYie9VhNW8g Narcissistic White Goodman is the owner of a popular, high-end fitness center. He tries to take over the struggling local gym run by Pete La Fleur. However, La Fleur fights back- with dodgeball. With the help of a dodgeball guru and Goodman's attorney, La Fleur and his team of underdogs starts a knock-down battle. The winner takes all.

Step Brothers (2008)

https://youtu.be/CewglxElBK0 Brennan Huff and Dale Doback are two grown-up men. But still, they are living with their single parents. When their parents marry, the two becomes competitive stepbrothers. Will their competitive spirit end up in the chaos? Will their parents' new marriage be affected by it?!

Movie 43 (2013)

https://youtu.be/RrvFBjsglA4 This is more of interconnected short films. Each of the insane storyline is presented as pitched by a washed-up producer. These silly narratives have some of the biggest stars in Hollywood. If you are looking for some logicless humor, then this is your pick.
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7 Movies on Netflix That Are Too Disturbing To Watch

by Kaylen Summers

Creepy, violent and adrenalizing- yet, good horror flick is adorned by all. However, there are certain movies that push us even further into darker territories. These disturbing tales may raise your eyebrows at first. But somehow, they are strangely entertaining. If you’re in the mood for these particular thrills, then let’s get started on 7 of the most disturbing movies on Netflix that you will only dare to watch once. 1. The Witch (2015) https://youtu.be/iQXmlf3Sefg 🍅90% ⌛1h 33m You'll either enjoy this one or hate it. Set in the 1630s, The Witch talks about an outcast Puritan family troubled by paranormal activity. If you are willing to give in to the movie's deliberate pacing, then you are in for some unbearable sense of dread. (Plus, you'll surely not be looking at goats the same way again!) 2. Train To Busan (2016) https://youtu.be/pyWuHv2-Abk 🍅93% ⌛1h 58m Fan of gruesome zombie movies?! Then, here is something for you. Train To Busan takes place in a post-apocalyptic South Korea occupied by zombies. In order to reach one of the few territories not affected, a workaholic father and his daughter are on-board a train. However, the journey is not going to be an easy one, as they’ll have to survive the infected passengers, who are looking to munch on their brains. 3. The Autopsy of Jane Doe (2016) https://youtu.be/Nf7TA4nKpfg 🍅86% ⌛1h 58m This is one B-movie that is sure to give the creeps. A small-town coroner and his son are performing a routine autopsy on an unidentified female body. However, things take a spooky turn once the examination begins. It seems like the corpse has a series of increasingly disturbing secrets to reveal. But, can you handle it?! 4. Gerald's Game (2017) https://youtu.be/twbGU2CqqQU 🍅91% ⌛1h 43m Gerald’s Game is very simple in its premise. When her husband’s sex game goes wrong, Jessie is left handcuffed to a bed in a remote lake house. Tapping on the basic fears in oneself, this psychological horror movie is about how far a person will go to stay alive. 5. The Babysitter (2017) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qibY77AWlUc 🍅69% ⌛1h 25m Since its release in 2017, this horror-comedy has grown its own cult following. The movie has become extremely popular for its disturbing (yet, oddly entertaining) plot. The team behind the movie is even working on a sequel. Deeply stupid most of the time, it is the movie's sense of finding humor that takes it to the next level. 6. Calibre (2018) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x6yaSYAk2KU 🍅94% ⌛1h 25m This isn’t really a horror film. But, there are enough disturbing scenes in this movie to make it one. The movie is a pretty terrifying thriller that sets off when one of the protagonists accidentally shoots a child. In their desperate attempt to hide their crimes, things go downhill fast. 7. The Perfection (2019) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q57D6kF5B1k 🍅73% ⌛1h 30m Try watching the trailer for this movie and figure out what it is all about. No clue, right?! It's better that way. Don’t let anyone else spoil it for you. Because you really need to see this to understand how twisted this tale can be. This is one movie that has literally earned its place on this list.
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8 Amazing Zombie Movies Streaming on Hulu Right Now

by Emily Keen

For those of us who take pleasure in watching blood being spattered around and people being slashed, Hulu has updated its roster of Zombie movies with the following additions. These films may not be all annihilation and bleak. Some have a clear touch of romance while others are comical. So not just zombie movie fans, but a general audience with the tolerance for gore can enjoy these films in all capacity. Here are 8 films carefully picked from Hulu's current lineup of Zombie movies.  
  1. 28 days later
Image result for 28 days later movieA lethal virus is accidentally unleashed in the city of London infecting most of the human population in the City. The film follows a small group of survivors trying to protect themselves from those infected. The virus acts on the infected human by turning them into killing machines. The cast is led by Cillian Murphy and Naomie Harris.  
  1. The Cabin in the Woods
Image result for The Cabin in the Woods movieA monster in the woods fare complete with a rather plausible and scientific explanation to it. But the truth unfolds in layers not all at once which is what makes this film and exciting watch. The film begins with a group of 5 college friends arriving in the woods and facing a zombie attack. The story develops as they unravel the secrets behind the ghoulish violence.  
  1. Overlord
Image result for Overlord movieSet in the backdrop of D-day the story follows a group of American military parachutist aircraft accidentally crashes into the enemy zone in a village near Normandy. With just the Nazi Troops estimated target the paratroopers are totally unaware of the horror death awaits them in the region.  
  1. Anna and the apocalypse
Image result for Anna and the apocalypse movieAnna and her friends must face an army of Zombies to reach their loved ones. The fighters all kinds of absurd as it involve clashing and singing their way through a zombie apocalypse. but as the story progresses they sense the civilization crumbling and realize the only people they can trust are each other.  
  1. What we become
Image result for What we become movieWhile on vacation the Johansson family is brought face to face with a horror they had not imagined India wildest dreams. A virulent strand of flu terrorizes the neighborhood poses the authorities to push families into ultimate Quarantine. But as one member of the family escapes out they are faced with a dire situation that pushes them over the edge.  
  1. Saint
Image result for sint movieA group of miserable villagers decides to put an end to the terror of Bishop Niklas and his gang of thugs. The evil bishop unforgiving returns as murderous ghosts every year as the full moon coincides with the day of their death. The film stars Huub Stapel and Egbert Jan Weeber is directed by Dick Maas and will forever change what the date of December 5 means to you.  
  1. Contracted: Phase II
Image result for Contracted: Phase II movieThe second installment of this deadly disease horror sees Riley on a quest to unravel the mystery behind the cause of the outbreak which is now on the verge of sweeping human civilization as we know it. But he doesn't have much time since he himself is battling the infection and he must uncover the truth before the ailment consumes him whole.  
  1. Knights of the Damned
Image result for Knights of the Damned movieThe king has tasked his best knights to free his castle from the captivity of a dragon. But the castle is a long way ahead and the path is filled with sirens, warrior women and a notorious army of the dead. A tale full of knights and dragons and zombies in a mythological set up is absurd yet exciting.
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8 Best Space Movies on Amazon Prime

by Emily Keen

Astrophysics is a widely explored theme in the history of Hollywood. Movies like 2001: A Space Oddysey, Alien are a testament to the strong foothold of the genre in the minds of movie buffs. But when examined carefully, space is just a set up to the core concerns of humanity. Since we are already talking about colonizing other planets in the solar system, survival is the most important theme, most space movies are based on. Similarly, there are others that reflect on other aspects of human behavior. According to the legendary filmmaker Christopher Nolan, diving into the vast expanse of the sterile black universe brings us closer to the core of our being. Blending in more such philosophical concepts on a cosmic scale, here are 8 films you can stream on Amazon Prime video to understand the connection between our existence and the universe.  
  1. Oblivion
Image result for Oblivion movieIn a post-apocalyptic set up where the earth is left in ruins, a futuristic blue-collar drone repairman, Jack finds himself caught in the dilemma of leaving the only planet which he has ever called his home for a new one, he knows nothing about. Oblivion is a character-driven story expanded on a massive scale to give us a glimpse of a bleak future, aptly realizing the emotion and dynamic of a dystopian world.  
  1. Interstellar
Image result for Interstellar movieChristopher Nolan’s very intimate project as we know it has everything ranging from wormholes to blackholes. This film transcended the others in the league by taking the concept of space physics a little too seriously and creating set designs that were utilitarian yet minimal. Driving its core as a father-daughter story, the film begins with Matthew McConaughey against the world with his view of space advancement and sending human civilization into space and then ultimately bidding goodbye to his daughter to delve deeper into the mysteries of the cosmos.  
  1. Gravity
Image result for Gravity movieDr. Ryan Stone a medical engineer is on her first mission to space as a part of a routine spacewalk accompanied by astronaut Matt Kowalsky. Of a million things that could go wrong, a space debris storm happens completely sabotaging their space shuttle to ruins. They are left with absolutely no anchor to hold on to in the nothingness of space. Only luckily tied to each other. Apparently the only way out of this vast expanse with no control of your movements is to go further ahead into it.  
  1. High life
Image result for High life movieAlmost entirely based in the void of outer space, in a space ship High life is a mind-bending space romp brought to life by the sensualist filmmaker Claire Denis. Largely exploring the father-daughter dynamic on a deserted space shuttle heading towards a black hole, the film takes time to deconstruct the events that led up to this time. A group of humans volunteered to take up the space mission in search of an alternate source of energy but as their human desires and rationale began to take over their commitment, it led to utter chaos eliminating each one of them. The film explores highly philosophical themes like human emotions in the face of conflict and the overwhelming nature of desires even in the most excruciating environments.  
  1. Invaders From Mars
Image result for Invaders From Mars movieDavid Gardner wakes up to an alien space ship making a landing into his backyard but he is unable to convince any of his peers of its existence. The aliens prey on the people in his life one by one. The boy begins to notice all the adults including his parents and school teacher acting strange and sets out to unravel the truth behind the bizarre happenings.  
  1. Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
Image result for Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan movieAdmiral Kirk and Captain Spock are trying to navigate a midlife crisis when an old enemy rises again. Khan captures two of Kirk’s officers and challenges him to a battle. A tale of vengeance circling around a fairly destructive device opens into an intergalactic showdown between Kirk and his old nemesis.  
  1. Star trek
Image result for Star trek movieKirk and Spock once again team up to defeat an evil Nero, a Romulan commander, whose vengeance endangers humankind. But standing in their way is their own rivalry which they must work around before it is too late. The revived venture although boasts a hot new cast still maintains the spirit of star trek films.  
  1. Galaxy Quest
Image result for Galaxy Quest movieJason Nesmith stars in a fabled space TV show. Believing his on-screen adventures to be a testament to his knowledge of space, a group of aliens reaches out to him to find a permanent solution to the oppressive regime in the solar system. The film is hilarious in its premise but manages to deliver an earnest and sincere space drama.
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6 Best Monster Movies to Stream on Hulu

by Emily Keen

If you are the kind that likes bad choices and absurd situations, you probably love monster horror. We would recommend the below line up on Hulu to satisfy your craving for monster movie fares. Hulu’s list of monster cinema contains some of the most vivid line up of animated and live-action features. Hulu may have lost some of the important titles from their menu in 2020 but they have also added some new titles to the library which are worth checking out at least once. Here you go:  
  1. Missing link
Image result for Missing link movieMr. Link is an only surviving Yeti in the Pacific Northwest and dreads living in solitude. He hires a fearless Sir lionel Frost to transport him to the valley of Shangri La where dwell his relatives. Though the journey to the other side of the world is not easy, accompanied by adventurer Adelina Fortnight, the trio gives us a laughter-filled fare until the very end of the movie.  
  1. Colossal
Image result for Colossal movieAnne Hathaway headlines this glorious monster venture putting a whole new spin to the issue of mental health. As things begin to go south in her life, Gloria’s cognitive balance begins to crumble. But the real shocker comes when she realizes that her mental breakdown is causing mayhem of destructive proportions in South Korea. How the turbulence in the life of a mere mortal can provoke colossal devastation is the mystery she must now solve.  
  1. I Kill Giants
Image result for I Kill Giants movieA threat that could destroy the whole population looms over Barbara’s town and she is the only one who can confront the danger. The fantastical adventure adorned with themes of a miracle child and family trauma in disguise is a lesson on dealing with difficult situations in life.  
  1. Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas
Image result for Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas movieThe legendary sailor of the seas is back at it and this time contesting against goddess Eris who has wrongly set him up for sealing the book of peace. Now that the life of his childhood friend depends on that book, he must follow the goddess in her own realm and reclaim that which he is being accused of sticking up.  
  1. Grabbers
Image result for Grabbers movieA pair of incompatible cops come together to solve the mystery of unexplained disappearances and occurrences on the shores of Erin Island.  One is a careless alcoholic while the other is a law-abiding woman. The plot is as bizarre as it can get. The threat eventually uncovered as an alien threatens the human population across the village and the only thing that can save them is to mind you ‘’getting very very drunk”.  
  1. Digging Up the Marrow
Image result for Digging Up the Marrow movieAll his life Adam Green as a documentary filmmaker has chased stories of monsters. But when a conspiracy theorist comes along claiming to have found his way into the world of monsters, his life takes an unusual turn. If you feel this is just another monster in the woods fare, then you definitely have to give it a try, because it surely isn’t one. It is filled with surprises right until the very end.
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6 Best Comic Book Movies on Hulu

by Emily Keen

The modern comic genre was launched by Superman The Movie in 1978. And from then on DC has pretty much dominated the game of superhero comics. They launched multiple comic characters that went on to become cult favorites of millions around the world. Over the years Marvel also gained a strong foothold with their set of comic-based films in business. From then on it’s pretty much the battle between these two giants and of course their fans who are ready for a showdown debate over who’s best anytime. Here is a list of comic book-based films you can stream on Hulu right away:  
  1. Professor Marston and The Wonder Woman
Image result for professor marston and the wonder womanDirected by Angela Robinson the film deals with the origin of wonder woman’s character and the man who was behind the creation. Professor Marston and his unusual family challenged the traditional norms of family life and relationships which ultimately leads him to design the character of Wonder woman. Inspired by the characters of the two women in his life and how their elliptical idea of love shapes wonder woman. The film also scans the struggles and criticisms the comic goes through before being accepted by audiences.  
  1. Ingrid Goes West
Image result for Ingrid Goes West moviePlaying heavily on the theme of Social media obsession the film follows the life of Ingrid who becomes obsessed with a social media queen, Taylor. Things get interesting and they become friends and Ingrid eventually moves places to be with her. But as time passes, Ingrid begins to realize that Taylor isn’t actually who she is on social media.  
  1. Along With The Gods: The Two Worlds
Image result for Along With The Gods: The Two Worlds movieThe commonplace idea of an afterlife, blown into a high concept movie! The film centers around a firefighter who dies on duty and is now facing a trial in his afterlife and must prove himself worthy of reincarnation. Although his story holds the plot together the film is really about the guardians who help him navigate through the challenges in the in-between the two worlds.  
  1. Super
Image result for Super movieHilarious, unapologetic and dark is quite the bizarre amalgamation of ideas that you would expect from a superhero movie. But this is it! The film follows the life of Frank D’Arbo who loses his wife to a drug dealer and retaliates vigilante style. He transforms himself into a superhero called Crimson Bolt and goes on a punishing spree with a Wrench. Yes, that is his weapon of choice.  
  1. Batman and Bill
Image result for Batman and Bill movieWe know for a fact that the Batman comics were created by Bob Kane. But apparently there was another man who had a huge role to play in bringing the caped crusader’s avatar to life and even Robin. His name was Bill Finger. Batman and Bill is a documentary that explores Bill’s contribution to Batman comics and tells us why he was not credited with the work he deserves the credit for.  
  1. I Kill Giants
Image result for I Kill Giants movieThe fantasy thriller directed by Anders Walter and written by Joe Kelly follows the life of a weird child with incredible powers. That may not be evident at the very beginning since this is revealed and Barbara’s character arc is low key a slow burn. She believes there are giants living amongst us, the ones only she can see and kills them. The film has a very unique touch to the setting and the mood which is not all bleak and not all happy. It's just the right balance between the real-world and Barbara’s fantasy world.
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8 Best Animated Comic Book Movies of All Time

by Emily Keen

The landscape of superhero animation has been dominated by the DC Universe for years and there is no denying the fact that nothing beats DC comic universe in terms of their massive fan faction. And why not, they have brought in their A-game each time they have realized one of their characters on the silver screen. Below is the list of the best animated comic book movies of all time and try as we might, DC tends to dominate the list. So here goes.  
  1. Batman Beyond: Return of The Joker
Image result for Batman Beyond: Return of The JokerBruce Wayne has stepped down from his duties as Batman passing his legacy to Terry McGinnis- the new Batman who now guards Gotham City. But the new Caped crusader gets ambushed by a Clique of  Bruce’s arch-nemesis- The Joker. It is up to Wayne now to get the new Batman ready to face the horror called the Clown Prince of Crime, before he brings Gotham city to its knees.  
  1. Planet Hulk
Image result for planet hulk movieThe comic is easily one of the best Marvel titles that exist surrounding the green giant. The film showcases the time when hulk’s former allies, now see him as a threat to the Earth and decide to send him off to a planet where his anger and rage are the least of the concerns. When the giant understands the plan of his fellow Avengers, rage takes over and he destroys the space ship, landing them all on a hostile planet where he is turned into one of the slave fighters. He must now channel Bruce Banner’s intellect and strategic thinking to defeat the evil king who rules the planet.  
  1. The Lego Batman Movie
Image result for The Lego Batman Movie movieMany might have had the idea that this is just one of those product placement moves by the toy company and is probably no good. But they could not be more wrong because this is apparently the most fitting movie for the caped crusader and is hilarious to another level. The film sees Batman secretly disturbed about the fact that he does not have a family and friends. From the visuals to the script everything is spectacular and worth a watch.  
  1. All Star Superman
Image result for All Star Superman movieLex Luthor makes the superhero fly too close to the sun which results in a solar radiation overload in his body. The story develops as he tries to cope with the excess radiation stored in his body which could eventually lead to his death. The film develops into an epic final showdown between Superman and Lex Luther.  
  1. Batman: Under The Red Hood
Image result for Batman: Under The Red Hood movieOnce again the Batman is squaring off against not one, not two but three villains in a given time frame. This involves a merciless vigilante, the clown prince of crime and a black mask. The plot forms an intertwined account of all three characters and the film plays heavily on the dynamics that batman shares with the three villains and of course a new Robin.  
  1. Justice League: The New Frontier
Image result for Justice League: The New Frontier movieThe second animated film of DC universe released on 26 February 2008. Hal, a talented young pilot is approached by Ferris Air to take part in a test program while a shapeshifting monster and ancient power are announcing themselves to the world in their own evil ways. The film is based on a limited comic book series by Darwin Cooke.  
  1. Big Hero 6
Image result for Big Hero 6The film is based in a fictional city of San Francokyo and revolves around, Hero a kid with a talent and genius of prodigal proportions. An unfortunate turn of events changes his life and he crosses paths with Baymax who is an inflatable nurse meant to care for people. The film basically exploits the themes of futuristic technology and vision to help mankind.  
  1. Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox
Image result for Justice League: The Flashpoint ParadoxAn alteration of the timeline creates ripples that lead to a warcry between the Aquaman’s Atlantis and Wonder Woman’s Amazons. It is now up to Flash to revive the Justice League and the stop the war from ravaging the earth.
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7 Hardcore Action Movies You Should Watch

by Kaylen Summers

Huge explosions, over-the-top car chases, awesome fight sequences and an evil villain with a lot of bad guys- Hollywood has a template set and ready for every action movie there is. But still, we all love watching these movies one after the other. The adrenaline rush and end-of-seat moments has kept us hooked in this genre for years and many to come. With that being said, let's explore our list of hardcore action movies that you should watch. We are excluding the most obvious ones like Die Hard and the Fast franchise to include new movies that you can take a look at.

Shoot 'Em Up (2007)

https://youtu.be/jlx4n_ibNZE There is nothing more exciting in an action movie than shootouts. But, while in this shootout, Mr. Smith gets to deliver a woman's baby. That doesn't end there. Now, he has to protect the newborn from the army of gunmen who is out to kill him and the baby. Will they survive?! Stream it now to fight out.

xXx (2002)

https://youtu.be/Spx-Mx3xhYY Vin Diesel is the ideal man for action movies (since we are not expecting any acting skills in such flicks) and he delivers the same as Xander Cage in XXX. Cage is your standard adrenaline junkie who is not afraid of anything. So, the US Government asking him to go on a deadly mission doesn't come as a surprise for him. A deadly nihilistic named Yorgi is trying to destroy the world and it is up to Cage to gather information about him.

Crank (2006)

https://youtu.be/uEXsOqdzYhE Here is another action star. But he is everyone's favorite one though- Jason Statham. Crank has him playing the role of a professional assassin named Chev Chelios. He realizes that his rival is planning to kill him by injecting a poison that will make him dead if his heart rate lowers. Obviously he could have killed him with a normal poison. But, where is the fun in that?

The A-Team (2010)

https://youtu.be/exyzEFrmLuM A group of Iraq War veterans is framed for a crime that they haven't committed. The group includes Col. Hannibal Smith, Capt. H.M. ‘Howling Mad’ Murdock, Sgt. Bosco ‘B.A.’ Baracus, and Lt. Templeton ‘Faceman’ Peck. Now they are on the run from U.S. military forces, trying to clear their names. But that's not all. Along the way, they are also helping out others in need too.

The Last Stand (2013)

https://youtu.be/k1wCAsZ9Jb0 After leaving the LAPD after a failed operation, Ray Owens decided to become the sheriff of the quiet US border town of Sommerton Junction. But, his peaceful life plans are overthrown by a gang of notorious drug dealers who are on the run from the FBI. They are making their way toward Sommerton Junction and the police looking to intercept them before they escape crossing the border. Though Owens does not want to get involved, we all know that he is the only one who can stop them.

Knight and Day (2010)

https://youtu.be/JGPl86DBNNs Ready for some Tom Cruise action?! Here is a bonus too- Cameron Diaz is also co-starring in the picture. The two play a fugitive couple who are on a glamorous and deadly adventure. The only problem is that there is nothing and no one they can trust. Not even themselves. with shifting alliances and unexpected betrayals, this action movie wastes no time to set its explosive narrative into motion.

The Expendables (2010)

https://youtu.be/8KtYRALe-xo We have seen our beloved action hunks fight bad guys in their own separate movies. but what if they all come together in one huge movie. The Expendables is your wish granted. The stars play a band of highly skilled mercenaries led by none other than Sylvester Stallone. Now the group is out on a mission to assassinate the dictator of a small South American island. Will they be able to succeed? Or will they learn some new secrets along the way?
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8 Movies That Are Too Confusing To Watch

by Kaylen Summers

Admit it! We all secretly love watching dense, complicated movies that leave us wondering, "What the heck did we just watch?!". Unlike the summer tentpoles, these movies are of substance and keep us thinking even after the movie has ended. Here are 8 of such puzzling tales that are so confusing. But you will definitely love watching them.

Memento (2000)

https://youtu.be/Rq9eM4ZXRgs
4.2/ 5.0

A man raped and murdered Leonard Shelby's wife, and he is out tracking down the man who did it.  But, since his rare, untreatable condition of short-term memory loss is causing a major hindrance for him.  Leonard can recall most of the incidents of his life before his accident. But, he is unable to remember what happened fifteen minutes ago, where he's going, or why.

Director: Christopher Nolan | Writers: Christopher Nolan, Jonathan Nolan

Shutter Island (2010)

https://youtu.be/qdPw9x9h5CY
4.05/ 5.0

Teddy Daniels is a World War II soldier who turned into U.S. Marshal. When a patient suspiciously disappears from from a hospital for the criminally insane, Teddy is out to investigate the case. However, his investigation is affected by his troubling visions and the mysterious doctor.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Writers: Laeta Kalogridis

Source Code (2011)

https://youtu.be/NkTrG-gpIzE
3.75/ 5.0
Captain Colter Stevens is a decorated soldier. But when he woke up in the body of an unknown man, he is confused. But soon he discovers that he is involved in a top-secret experimental program that makes him experience the last 8 minutes of another person's life. mission. Now, he must re-live the same incident over and over again, to find a bomber of a Chicago commuter train.
Director: Duncan Jones | Writers: Ben Ripley

Paycheck (2003)

https://youtu.be/284kahCx42s
3.15/ 5.0

Being a genius has helped Michael Jennings get hired and paid handsomely by some of the high-tech firms. He is mostly assigned with highly sensitive projects and after his work, his short-term memory is erased for security reasons. However, after a three-year job, his paycheck gets denied and instead is given a mysterious envelope. With the clues in the envelope, he must now piece together the reason why he is not getting paid.

Director: John Woo| Writers: Dean Georgaris

Triangle (2009)

https://youtu.be/17XqBdCiHOI
3.45/ 5.0

Jess is sailing on a yacht with her group of friends. Instead of being happy, she is getting the feeling that something wrong is about to happen. Her suspicions turn true as the yacht hits a storm and the group is forced to board a passing ocean liner. But, Jess says that she’s been on it before.

Director: Christopher Smith | Writers: Christopher Smith

The Tree of Life (2011)

https://youtu.be/RrAz1YLh8nY
3.4/ 5.0

This impressionistic story takes us through Jack's struggles to cope up with the complicated relationship with his father. He finds himself out of place in the modern world and is seeking answers about his origin and meaning of life.

Director: Terrence Malick | Writers: Terrence Malick

Predestination (2014)

https://youtu.be/NfFO_ebkuKU
3.75/5.0

A Temporal agent is sent on a complex series of time-travel journeys to prevent future killers from doing their crimes. His final mission is to stop a criminal who has dogged him throughout time. If he doesn't stop him in time it could lead to a devastating attack.

Director: Michael Spierig, Peter Spierig | Writers: Michael Spierig, Peter Spierig, Robert A. Heinlein

Coherence (2013)

https://youtu.be/sEceDz1Rodc
3.6/ 5.0

On a usual night of an astronomical anomaly happens. Eight friends who are at a dinner party go through a chain of reality-bending experiences.

Director: James Ward Byrkit | Writers: James Ward Byrkit, James Ward Byrkit, Alex Manugian
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PG-13 Horror Movies That Are Too Frightening

by Kaylen Summers

There is this notion that a good horror movie needs a lot of bloodshed and violence. However, there are many PG13 movies that have proved us wrong. These movies have spooked us, thrilled us and some have even made us scream our lungs out. Without further ado, here are some of the best PG-13 horror movies that are too good.

Drag Me to Hell (2009)

https://youtu.be/Cd8NNcd4Oeo Christine Brown is a loan officer. When she denies a woman extension, her life takes a turn to the worse. The Gypsy woman curses her. However, her boyfriend thinks that it is not real. With all hope lost, her only way out is a psychic who has promised to help her from being dragged straight to hell.

A Quiet Place (2018)

https://youtu.be/WR7cc5t7tv8 It's the post-apocalyptic world. And the earth is filled with creatures that hunt by sound. One family is on the run to from the creatures and stay alive. Their only hope is to remain silent and make no sound. How long will they be able to survive? Stream this movie to find out.

The Final Girls (2015)

https://youtu.be/zreNh78kTjg For fans of the slasher movie genre, here is one flick for you with some awesome slasher movie with some great meta-commentary. While a young woman grieving about the loss of her 80's actress mother, she is pulled into one of her mom's most famous slasher movies. After getting reunited, the mother-daughter duo must now fight off the film's killer.

1408 (2007)

https://youtu.be/WIASqPZqnhs This adaption is of a lesser-known tale from Stephen King. The movie may be PG13, but it has enough of King’s trademark pulpy gore and scatological humor to give you chilling ghostly thrills and psychological horrors.

The Ring (2002)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ymPUAsPsTwg There is nothing more spooky than The Ring, when it comes to PG13 horror. It is by far the scariest PG-13 movie ever made. The movie is an adaptation of the Japanese film Ringu, which is outstanding source material. The concept of unavoidable viral death and some scary iconography, this own is a cult classic.

What Lies Beneath (2000)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NStmMoDBURI What Lies Beneath definitely has some major PG13 chills to offer. The movie revolves around the life of Claire and Norman who has moved back to his old house. As usual, the couple finds some spooky stuff happening around them. The movie is best for its casting of Harrison Ford. It's not every day that you see him play the bad guy. (even though he is often the on-screen scoundrel).
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8 Best Movies On Netflix To Watch With Your Family

by Kaylen Summers

Sometimes the best option to spend time with our family is by watching movies. However, finding the right one that could entertain all the family members and be kid-friendly at the same time can be a challenge. With the arrival of streaming platforms, our viewing options have become vast and wide. But, that didn't solve the problem. That’s why we’ve specially curated a list of the best movie-watching options for all ages to enjoy on Netflix. Here is our list of 8 best family-friendly movies on Netflix.

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018)

https://youtu.be/g4Hbz2jLxvQ Spiderman gets killed and now it’s up to Miles Morales to take his place. He has already got the superpower after getting bitten by a spider.  However, things get out of control as he meets alternate versions of spiderman on an epic battle to save the multiverse.

The Theory of Everything (2014)

https://youtu.be/Salz7uGp72c Based on the extraordinary life of one of the most brilliant minds we have ever seen, The Theory of Everything is about none other than the renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking. His life, his relationship with fellow Cambridge student Jane Wilde, and his struggles are inspiring and deeply moving.

Collateral Beauty (2016)

https://youtu.be/w1tfLWxcEzw After a personal tragedy, a man retreats from life and questions the universe by writing to Love, Time and Death. But, what he didn’t expect was to receive answers for them. He eventually realizes how life interlocked everything and how even loss had meaning and beauty.

Walk. Ride. Rodeo. (2019)

https://youtu.be/BK0rbzLk0YI This movie has a true story of survival that will surely inspire your children.  Amberley Snyder is a nationally ranked barrel racer. After barely surviving an automobile accident, she is now paralyzed from the waist down. But with strong will-power and determination, she fights back to her place in the sport she loves.

The Jungle Book (2016)

https://youtu.be/8C0nMzyMPPA We all know this epic tale, right? Now, it’s time that your kids see this one too. Mowgli is a boy who was raised in the jungle by a pack of wolves. The villainous Shere Khan, a tiger, is out to kill him. But with the help of a mentor panther and a friendly bear, Mowgli escapes his clutches.

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010)

https://youtu.be/7wd5KEaOtm4 Edgar Wright is known for his iconic movie-making style and brilliant transitions that he uses. Scott Pilgrim is a 23-year-old Canadian gamer. But, his real ambition is to become a famous rockstar. He eventually falls in love with an American delivery girl named Ramona Flowers. But, in order to date her, he must now defeat her seven evil exes.

 The Little Prince (2016)

https://youtu.be/9gARHWfXE40 The Little Prince is an animated composition, based on Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s 1943 children’s classic. The movie is about a relationship between a child and her aviator neighbor.  However, the center character is the little prince from outer space. He comes to the earth and falls in love with a high strung rose. But as time passes he grows up to lose his innocence and starts accepting the ruthless norms of the world.

Black Panther (2019)

https://youtu.be/dxWvtMOGAhw We all love this one for its ambitious- yet brilliant take on an imaginary hidden society that has found a balance between tradition and technology. Although there are some sloppy parts, this superhero movie has some serious political and cultural undertones. The completely functional plot and its cultural connections make this one more than just excellent.
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8 Movies Guaranteed To Cheer You Up

by Kaylen Summers

Life is not all colors and for many of us, movies are how we handle the harsh realities and sufferings of daily life. There is a long list of feel-good movies like Legally Blonde, Girls Trip, Mrs. Doubtfire, and Mamma Mia! that can surely lift your spirits and even make you more positive. We have gathered some of the best films from this long list. These favorites are so entertaining that they will surely brighten your not-so-sunny days the second the opening credits start rolling.

Forrest Gump (1994)

https://youtu.be/bLvqoHBptjg No one can uplift your mood like Forrest Gump. The movie is about a man with a low IQ who accomplished great things in his life. He has been present during significant historic events than anyone had imagined he could do. However, even after all he has achieved, his one true love avoids him.

The Terminal (2004)

https://youtu.be/B-suuEQyoVc In this movie, Tom Hanks is stuck at the airport. Viktor Navorski lost his country for some political reasons. But, the problem is he was on the plane when this whole thing happened. Now, he’s stranded at Kennedy Airport with a passport that nobody recognizes.

Good Will Hunting (1997)

https://youtu.be/ReIJ1lbL-Q8 Will Hunting has a genius-level IQ. Yet he is working as a janitor at MIT.  But, when he solves a difficult graduate-level math problem, Professor Gerald Lambeau realizes his talents and decides to help him reach his potential. Watch this movie to be truly inspired and live your life to your maximum.

The Theory of Everything (2014)

https://youtu.be/Salz7uGp72c The Theory of Everything features the extraordinary story of the renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking. The movie follows his life journey to become one of the world’s greatest minds. His love with fellow Cambridge student Jane Wilde, their marriage, disease, and passion for knowledge can all be seen vibrant in this movie.

Little Miss Sunshine (2006)

https://youtu.be/VWyH_twcMl0 We all need more of Olive’s confidence. She is chubby, bespectacled and fabulous. there may be moments when she might doubt it. But she knows that there is no one actually like her.

Gifted (2017)

https://youtu.be/x7CAjpdRaXU Raising a child is really a hard task. But for Frank, this is more difficult and complicated. Frank is a single man raising his child prodigy niece Mary. However, things get problematic for him and Mary when they are drawn into a custody battle with her mother.

Rushmore (1998)

https://youtu.be/GxCNDpvGyss Ambitious teenager Max has a crush on a beautiful first-grade teacher. Max turns to his classmates' father for advice on how to woo the teacher. However, the situation soon gets complicated as the adviser becomes involved with her.

Mr. Mom (1932)

https://youtu.be/solr1W5idNY Mr. Mom is so hilarious even after all these years. All was well for the couple- Jack and Caroline. They were living a happy life and making a decent living. However, when Jack lost his job all of a sudden, things got really out of hand. So, now Jack needed up staying at home and looking after the house while Caroline is out at her work. The only problem is that he has never done this before and has no idea what he is up against.
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6 Netflix Movies With Awesome Twist Ending

by Kaylen Summers

A good plot-twist in the third act can surely make the movie experience worth it. There is nothing like investing a good 90, 95 minutes in a story and then out of nowhere the ending completely turning everything you saw upside down. These movie moments are so priceless that they become the most lauded and crucial aspect of the film. Take M. Night Shyamalan movies for example. The guy has literally made a living out of making movies with twist endings. But, those are the best ones. End up with one of the worst and you will be wondering why you wasted your time watching it. Thankfully, Netflix has a long list of movies with great twist endings and we have picked 6 of the best ones from them. 

The Invitation (2015)

https://youtu.be/2X7G6p-oNG8 ⌛ 1h 40min  ⭐6.6/10 This movie is brilliant in its ability to conjure two interesting plots into one. The first one terrifies you with a cult performing some dreadful ritual, while the second story is about a man who is driven into the point of a complete mental breakdown because of his past.

2. Devil (2010)

https://youtu.be/zyHGmQuxblk ⌛ 1h 20m  ⭐6.2/10 Produced and written by none other than M. Night Shyamalan, this movie has one hell of a twisted ending. The flick is about a group of people stuck in an elevator together. Soon, they start dying one by one and it becomes obvious that one among them is behind all this. The movie ends with a shocking reveal of who really is the devil among them.

3. Vanilla Sky (2001)

https://youtu.be/BOFHvI5Rob8 ⌛ 2h 17m  ⭐6.9/10 Telling the story of David Aames, a publishing magnate, this flick has Tom Cruise playing the lead role. Aames gets into a car crash and scars his face. The incident forces him into an existential crisis and raises questions about the existing reality of his life. However, all these questions are given a shocking answer with a remarkable plot twist at the end of the movie.

4. Primal Fear (1996)

https://youtu.be/PnmTi7hSjrA ⌛ 2h 10m  ⭐7.7/10 Edward Norton plays the role of a stuttering altar boy in this legal thriller. He is accused of murder. Suffering from multiple personality disorder, he seems to have no knowledge of the murder committed by his alter ego, Roy. Think you know what the twist is?! Then you are definitely in for a surprise.

5. Raw (2016)

https://youtu.be/4JfTnHHm3O8 ⌛ 1h 39m  ⭐7/10 Raw has a straightforward plot about a French cannibal discovering her sexuality (and taste for human flesh). Apparently, that is as straight forward as it can get, as the movie forwards into a more mythological ending. Surely this one is not for the faint of heart.

6. The Village (2004)

https://youtu.be/P7akpZ7wJ3g ⌛ 1h 39m  ⭐6.5/10 Written and directed by the master of plot twists, M. Night Shyamalan, the twist in The Village may sound a little dumb at first. However, you have to hand it to the director for making such an unrepentant big swing in the third act. Watch the movie just for that.
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8 Best Sci-fi Movies to Stream on HBO

by Emily Keen

Put the real world aside for a while and delve into the wondrous world of unimaginable happenings and possibilities. Sci-fi movies serve just the purpose. Whether you wish to see humans battling aliens or being enslaved by technological advancements or even diving into the secrets of cosmos Hollywood has movies across the spectrum for every kind of nerd. We have many great stories to witness from the most encompassing genre. Here is a list of sci-fi movies you can watch on HBO now:
  1. Aliens (1979)
Image result for Aliens 1979Alien invasion terrorizes a spaceship and its crew who decide to respond to a distress signal and take it upon themselves to look into it. Director Ridley Scott gives us a complete entertainer filled with extraterrestrial horror and killer VFX is a masterpiece of a kind. The film finds it’s balance in science fiction and horror.  
  1. Upgrade (2018)
Image result for Upgrade (2018)Upgrade builds around a technophobe whose wife is murdered in a mob attack. Driven by vengeance to bring the attackers to justice, he takes the offer of a man who offers him a pill that heals his paraplegic state. Leigh Whannell’s sci-fi flick is a generously hoards gore and violence and twists and turns in a believably futuristic setup.  
  1. Rise of the Planet of Apes (2011)
Image result for Rise of the Planet of Apes (2011)You impart within animals the ability to reason, they will be quick to react when humans wrong them. This is the story of a chimpanzee, Ceaser, raised by Will, who manipulates his ape cognition by giving him a drug to enhance his brainpower. When Ceaser is locked up in an animal facility against his will, he breaks the cell and forms an army and spearheads an uprising against the humans. The larger than life epic, directed by Rupert Wyatt is an emotional fare that culminates into a grand battle among humans and apes.  
  1. Robocop (1987)
Image result for Robocop (1987)Based in a crime-infested city of Detroit, the film follows the story of a terminally ill policeman who returns to his job as Robocop. The iconic depiction of mayhem was directed by Paul Verhoeven and accounts for one satisfying sci-fi venture.  
  1. Alita: Battle Angel (2019)
Image result for Alita: Battle Angel (2019)Alita is the soul of a teenage girl trapped in the body of a battle robot. Doctor Ido revives her injuries and she sets on a quest to find the truth about her past. The film is a technological marvel directed by Robert Rodriguez and is derived from a Japanese manga of the same name. In the midst of seamless VFX and amazing storytelling be rest assured you this is a ride to cherish.  
  1. The Abyss (1989)
Image result for The Abyss (1989)A diving team is tasked with finding a lost nuclear Submarine and as they set out on the journey, they are faced with alien attacks of unimaginable scale. Underwater! The sci-fi marvel comes from the aficionado himself-James Cameron and we are treated to one of the most splendid and jaw-dropping scenes of underwater action and crescendos.  
  1. The Adjustment Bureau (2011)
Image result for The Adjustment Bureau (2011)Directed by George Nolfi, this film comes across as a hybrid of two genres- Science fiction and romantic drama. The film charts the life of US Senator on the verge of becoming president and his love interest Elise and a group of men who will go to any lengths to keep the love birds apart. In their most heartfelt performances as David and Elise, Matt Damon and Emily blunt are a talent to behold.  
  1. Midnight Special (2016)
Image result for Midnight Special (2016)In an action-packed sci-fi thriller from Jeff Nichols, we see a group of religious extremists and the government trying to hunt a boy with supernatural powers and his father. A fast-paced chase that keeps you guessing until the very end is filled with suspense and boasts an abundance of special effects and interesting characters.
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7 Great Noir Movies Worth Recommending Your Friends

by Kaylen Summers

 

Double Indemnity (1944)

https://youtu.be/yKrrAa2o9Eg A rich woman and a calculating insurance agent plot to kill her unsuspecting husband after he signs a double indemnity policy. Against a backdrop of distinctly Californian settings, the partners in crime plan the perfect murder to collect the insurance, which pays double if the death is accidental.

Chinatown (1974)

https://youtu.be/Zh4BCgDLmmI Private eye Jake Gittes lives off of the murky moral climate of sunbaked, pre-World War II Southern California. Hired by a beautiful socialite to investigate her husband's extra-marital affair, Gittes is swept into a maelstrom of double dealings and deadly deceits, uncovering a web of personal and political scandals that come crashing together.

The Black Dahlia (2006)

https://youtu.be/4UK1B0nSi94 Lee Blanchard and Bucky Bleichert are former boxers-turned-cops in 1940s Los Angeles and when an aspiring young actress turns up dead, Blanchard and Bleichert must grapple with corruption, narcissism, stag films, and family madness as they pursue the killer.

Out of the Past (1947)

https://youtu.be/bMgGuCIZnsM Lee Blanchard and Bucky Bleichert are former boxers-turned-cops in 1940s Los Angeles and when an aspiring young actress turns up dead, Blanchard and Bleichert must grapple with corruption, narcissism, stag films, and family madness as they pursue the killer.

The Maltese Falcon (1941)

https://youtu.be/3a9YU1SVbSE A private detective takes on a case that involves him with three eccentric criminals, a beautiful liar, and their quest for a priceless statuette.

Detour (1945)

https://youtu.be/Ne8zro4clBQ Al Roberts, a New York nightclub pianist, hitch-hikes to Hollywood to meet his girlfriend Sue. The gambler he's riding with, Charles, unexpectedly dies. Afraid the police wouldn't believe the truth, Al takes the man's identity. In a gas station, he gives a lift to Vera, a woman that knew Charles and blackmails Al with tragic consequences.

The Man Who Wasn't There (2001)

https://youtu.be/htxvLcSnOU0 A tale of murder, crime, and punishment set in the summer of 1949. Ed Crane, a barber in a small California town, is dissatisfied with his life, but his wife Doris' infidelity and a mysterious opportunity present him with a chance to change it.  
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6 Brilliant Movies Based On Books

by Kaylen Summers

We have all heard people say that the book is always better than the movie. But, you won't be saying the same about these movies. Capturing the true spirit of the book, these movies have served the books they're based on well. From the long list of movies adapted from books, we have chosen some of the best ones that you can stream on Prime Video. Follow the list and stream some awesome movies.

Downfall

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bp1RXmM1-60 With the Russian army and the Allied Expeditionary Force closing in, Germany was at the brink of defeat. But, Adolf Hitler still proclaims that Germany is going to win and makes his generals and advisers fight to the last man. However, in the end, Hitler kills himself and what is left of his military lay down their arms in surrender.

The Great Escape

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r9Q_WESQUVw During the World War, it was really impossible to escape from the Nazi Prison. They had high-security 'escape-proof' camp and one failed attempt and you are sure to end up dead. However, some of the prisoners formulated one of the most ambitious escape attempts of World War II. Will they be able to succeed?! Based on real events, this is one movie that is worth seeing.

True Grit

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=unEO_p71cik A 14-year-old girl lost her father when a hired gun killed him. But, the young girl is not going to let go of it that easily. She wants revenge and she is out to capture the killer. She even hires Reuben J. 'Rooster' Cogburn- the toughest U.S. Marshal she can find.

Wonder

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZDPEKXx_lAI Featuring Jacob Tremblay and Owen Wilson, this is the story about young August Pullman. He has facial differences that have kept him shy and away from other people. Now, he is taking the first step out to attending a mainstream elementary school by entering fifth grade.

What's Eating Gilbert Grape

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wpSGFets1oM Gilbert Grape is a small-town young man who has a lot of responsibilities to take care of. His mother is overweight that she is not able to leave their home. His brother Arnie is mentally impaired. Taking care of them and working at a grocery store, he was leading a plain life. But, things changed when he met the free-spirited Becky.

The Disaster Artist

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cMKX2tE5Luk When an ambitious actor in Hollywood met a mysterious stranger by the name of Tommy Wiseau, they didn't know that their meeting was leading to the creation of the worst movie ever made. Starting Dave Franco and James Franco, this biographical comedy is sure to tickle your funny bones.
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10 Awesome Movies That Will Keep You Entertained

by Kaylen Summers

We are not new to aimlessly scrolling through our streaming platform trying to find something good to watch. It's like fighting boredom with boredom. However, we have just the right dose of flicks to make you not worry about boredom no more. From heart-warming romantic comedies to fast-paced thrillers to cult classics we have gathered some awesome movies that everyone should see at least once. Go get your glass of wine and settle in for the evening.  Because here are our pick of awesome movies to watch when you're bored.

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018)

https://youtu.be/_2PyxzSH1HM This one is an anthology that follows six stories for a duration of two hours. With Western revisionism at the heart of the film, the Coen brothers play up almost every element that forms a part of conventional cinema in a few handpicked genres - Gothic mysteries, romance, and slapstick comedy. Amidst abundant violence and killings, the film gallops across the canvas of western legends. A rather intelligently chronicled account highlighting the nihilistic stains in the fabric of civilizational history.

Snatch (2000)

https://youtu.be/ni4tEtuTccc Made in his iconic film making style, this crime comedy from Guy Ritchie is a fun British jaunt starring Brad Pitt and Jason Statham. While one part of the plot follows the diamond thief Benicio del Toro, the other part is about the small-time boxing promoter played by Statham. del Toro is looking to sell his stolen goods to some double-crossing gangsters. On the other hand, Statham is on the run from a ruthless drug lord who loves to torture.

The Apartment (1960)

https://youtu.be/GX9-5Zxy5us C.C. Baxter decides to play wingman to his philandering office superiors by lending them his apartment for their illicit affairs just to get into their good books. His trade-off seems fair until he finds out that his crush has an affair with his boss and that is just the beginning of Baxter’s miserable yet humorous romantic tragedy. 

The Meyerowitz Stories (2017)

https://youtu.be/MYzFieit8dI Harold Meyerowitz is a sculpting artist whose borderline narcissism overrides his instincts as a father. Thanks to this attitude he has managed to raise two sons with malignant thoughts for one another, waiting to explode at any given time. There is also a daughter who does not die for attention and comes across as the sensible one of the lot with her limited yet poignant dialogues. A deviant family drama garnished with Noah Baumbach’s hallmark astringent comedy!

The Late Bloomer (2016)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lThdKt9aXyM The title marks the late onset of puberty for Peter Newmans who happens to be a sex therapist himself. Tragic? Well just wait until you see how the puberty that is 15 years late to arrive hits him overwhelmingly. All the mood swings and voice cracking happen in just one single month. The movie is strictly not recommended if you find it uncomfortable discussing sex out in the open. Directed by Kevin Pollack and starring Johnny Simmons in the lead role, this movie is a downright horny comedy.

Devil (2010)

https://youtu.be/zyHGmQuxblk Produced and written by none other than M. Night Shyamalan, this movie has one hell of a twisted ending. The flick is about a group of people stuck in an elevator together. Soon, they start dying one by one and it becomes obvious that one among them is behind all this. The movie ends with a shocking reveal of who really is the devil among them.

Beetlejuice (1988)

https://youtu.be/_srx6WPejXs A ghost couple is disturbed by the fact that their home is haunted by a conceited human family. Quite a reversal of roles from the traditional premise of horror movies, this forms the basis for the humorous tale. Beetlejuice ( Michael Keaton) is the star of the show who is hired by the couple to free themselves from the wrath of the humans. Directed by Tim Burton, the spooky horror is carried substantially by Keaton with his manic performance until the very end.

Four Weddings and a Funeral(1994)

https://youtu.be/cqiSMAT-tHQ Don’t mistake it with the recent miniseries on Hulu. We are definitely talking about the classic one. This romantic comedy is so good that you’ll be amazed to know that it is directed by the same person who helmed the Harry Potter and Goblet of Fire movie. Starring Hugh Grant, Four Weddings and a Funeral  tells the story of Charlie, who is uncomfortably busy with four weddings and a funeral. However, among the weirdly big circle of friends present at each event, Charlie keeps on encountering the beautiful American Carrie, played by Andie McDoweel.

Boomerang (1992)

https://youtu.be/Sr60MOJ_fhc The king of comedy, Eddie Murphy is an executive at an advertising firm and leads a highly exciting life as a professional and a philanderer. This is until his new female boss (Robin Givens) with a similar personality only amplified in magnitude gives him a taste of his own medicine and there begins his comeuppance. Set in the backdrop of a misogynistic culture of corporate, the filmmaker conveys the message of love and Karma in the vein of what can be viewed as a sophisticated parody.

Secretary (2002)

https://youtu.be/YgJdbRnCb_A Are all romances about puppy dogs and flowers? This movie says otherwise. From the sexual complexities of dominance and submission to some good old fashioned BDSM, this movie will make you rethink about the generic love stories. Starring Maggie Gyllenhaal, the movie is about Lee Holloway who takes a job as a secretary for E. Edward Grey (James Spader). The two soon embark on an unusual romantic relationship… Oh, wait! Does the plot sound familiar to you? It is because this movie is everything 50 Shades of Grey tried to be- even down to the protagonist with ‘Grey’ as the second name.
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7 Movies That Every Parent Should Watch

by Kaylen Summers

Life is complicated and when it comes to family relations things aren't any better. We all wish that we could understand our parents or children better. We all wish that there was some guide that could help us solve out the confusion between our family. Lucky for us, there are many movies that do the same wonders. To help you even further we have carefully picked out 7 movies that every parent should watch to understand their kids better. So, gather your loved ones and start watching these miracles in motion. They are sure to change your perspective and leave a smile on your face.

Good Will Hunting (1997)

https://youtu.be/ReIJ1lbL-Q8 Will Hunting has a genius-level IQ. Yet he is working as a janitor at MIT.  But, when he solves a difficult graduate-level math problem, Professor Gerald Lambeau realizes his talents and decides to help him reach his potential. Watch this movie to be truly inspired and live your life to your maximum.

Little Miss Sunshine (2006)

https://youtu.be/VWyH_twcMl0 We all need more of Olive’s confidence. She is chubby, bespectacled and fabulous. there may be moments when she might doubt it. But she knows that there is no one actually like her.

Easy A (2010)

https://youtu.be/KNbPnqyvItk Olive is an average high school student. She leads a below-the-radar existence. However, things change drastically for her over one night. She uses the school's gossip grapevine to become popular among other students. Unfortunately, things go out control and all her classmates are turning against her. Will she be able to turn things around before landing in some more trouble? Or is everything lost forever?

Coco (2017)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rvr68u6k5sI Miguel family has a generations-old ban on music. But, that doesn't stop Miguel from dreaming to become an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz. Now, to prove his talent and to unlock the real story behind his family history, Miguel must go through an adventurous journey through the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead.

Wonder (2017)

https://youtu.be/ZDPEKXx_lAI Wonder tells the story of a young kid named August Pullman. He has some facial differences and that puts him at the center of many insecurities. Not to mention the many bullies who are trying to make fun of him. Despite all the hurdles, he finally decides to face the music by entering fifth grade for the first time in a mainstream elementary school.

Akeelah and the Bee (2006)

https://youtu.be/8Sf4Lwxg6lQ Eleven-year-old Akeelah Anderson has a not-so-easy life.  Her father is no more, her mom doesn't care about her and her brother ruining his life with the local gangs. But, all these adversities are not going to stop Akeelah. Even when everything around her threatens her aspirations, the young girl overcomes it all to become an inspiration to her community.

Soul Surfer (2011)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MWeOjBCi3c4&feature=youtu.be Based on the true story of a teen surfer named Bethany Hamilton, this flick will make you cry, cheer and inspired.  Bethany loses her arm in a shark attack. However, she is not going let fate get in the way of her dreams. The courageous young woman overcame all odds and becomes a champion again with unwavering determination and faith.
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8 Brilliant Spy Movies That Are Worth Watching Again

by Kaylen Summers

Scorching dramas, pensive political fables, twisted romances, or classic shaken-not-stirred sex appeal. Hollywood spy movies have the right formula to satisfy all audiences. Though we are only familiar with Hunt, Bourne, and Bond, there are many spy thrillers that are worth watching. We have made a list of such movies that you need to watch at least once. Get your popcorn and start binge-watching them.

Lust, Caution (2007)

https://youtu.be/CizN-DvGhrc 2h 36min | Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller This movie tells the story of a secret agent who is suppose to seduce and then assassinate an officer during World War II.  The officer is working for the Japanese puppet government in Shanghai. However, her mission gets clouded when she realizes that she is falling for the man she is suppose to kill.

True Lies (1994)

https://youtu.be/3B7HG8_xbDw 2h 21min | Action, Thriller Even if you a fearless, globe-trotting, terrorist-battling secret agent, your whole life will turn upside down if your wife is having an affair with a used car salesman. This want happens in this movie. And oh yeah!  Some terrorists are also smuggling nuclear warheads into the United States, in between.

The Hunt for Red October (1990)

https://youtu.be/3C2tE7vjdHk 2h 14min | Action, Adventure, Thriller Red October is a new, technologically-superior Soviet sub. But, when the American government realizes that it is heading for the U.S. coast, it is up to a lone CIA analyst Jack Ryan to prove that Ramius is planning to attack and defect. But he has only very little to prove it.

Patriot Games (1992)

https://youtu.be/86janCeyCdg 1h 57min | Drama, Action, Thriller, Crime CIA Analyst Jack Ryan is back again and this time he interferes with an IRA assassination. But, things turn ugly as he realizes that a renegade faction is out targeting him and his family for revenge. Will he be able to save himself and his family before its too late?

From Paris with Love (2010)

https://youtu.be/-jAbatBqqSc 1h 32min | Action, Crime, Thriller James Reese has a good job as an ambassador's aid in France, but his real passion is a side gig—working in a minor role in the CIA. He would love to be a full-fledged agent and can't believe his luck when he lands an assignment with Charlie Wax. Trigger-happy Charlie soon has James crying for his desk job, but when he learns that the same guys they're trying to catch are after him, James realizes that Charlie may be his only hope of survival.

Body of Lies (2008)

https://youtu.be/32dchLiEEVg 2h 8min | Action, Drama, Thriller The CIA is on the hunt to find out the mastermind behind a wave of terrorist attacks. Roger Ferris is agent on the ground trying to figure out what is going on and prevent them from happening further. His moves are watched by an eye in the sky – a satellite link. As Ferris nears the target, he discovers that the real culprit is not out there. But in the agency itself.

The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (2015)

https://youtu.be/4K4Iv_N9Nno 1h 56min | Comedy, Action, Adventure It is the height of the Cold War. In order to push the United States and the Soviet Union into war, a mysterious criminal organization is planning to use nuclear weapons. Now it is up to CIA agent Napoleon Solo and KGB agent Illya Kuryakin to put aside their hostilities and team up to stop the evil from happening.

Spy Game (2001)

https://youtu.be/M1f0c3utHGI Just before his retirement, a veteran CIA agent discovers that his former protégé is sentenced to die the next morning in Beijing, China. The CIA is letting it happen to cover up an international scandal and now it is upto him to save him from getting killed.
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7 Best Action Movies to Stream on Netflix

by Kaylen Summers

Netflix has an awesome line up of content ready for you to stream. However, the best of their movies come under the action and adventure category. They are impressively robust and skillfully crafted movie goodness. There is something for everyone- from silly shoot-'em-ups, awesome superhero flicks, to post-apocalyptic thrillers. But, 'with great content comes great responsibility'. that is, of course choosing the right movie to watch. But, it is not always that easy to do so. That's why we are presenting to you the 7 best action films to watch on Netflix. You won't be feeling bored tonight.

Wheelman (2017)

https://youtu.be/q6hODbsUE7Y
⌛1h 22min⭐3.2 /5
What good are action movies without heist, car chases and revenge? But, if you take this Netflix original for any other action movie, then you're mistaken. Wheelman is a well-oiled entry into that oddly specific crime-action genre of ‘Stoic Getaway Driver Caught in a Crime Gone Awry’ films. It’s more like Drive, but only with a sloppy car and more guns.

The Babysitter (2017)

https://youtu.be/qibY77AWlUc    ⌛1h 25m ⭐4/5 Get ready for some wicked, fun action! Since its release in 2017, this horror-comedy has grown its own cult following. The movie has become extremely popular for its disturbing (yet, oddly entertaining) plot. The team behind the movie is even working on a sequel. Deeply stupid most of the time, it is the movie’s sense of finding humor that takes it to the next level.

The Hurricane Heist(2018)

https://youtu.be/gqkIiQQwPuw ⌛ 103 min ⭐: 3.5/5 The Hurricane Heist is everything that its title says. The movie revolves around a group of thieves who are planning to pull off a massive robbery of the U.S. Treasury’s Mint supply in Alabama. However, what makes this heist nearly impossible is that there is a major category 5 hurricane on the loose, threatening the area. Get you a bowl of popcorn and buckle up! Because there are gonna be guns, cars, money and a monstrous hurricane-all in the same movie.

Game Over, Man! (2018)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u7ZHi_dDSnQ
⌛1h 40min⭐2.7/5
Not all action movies need to be dark and tough. Some can be downright funny too. This action-comedy is from the creators of Workaholics paying homage to the classic action film Die Hard. If that isn’t enough reason for you to watch this movie, then you are definitely missing out on a hell lot of fun.

Triple Frontier (2019)

https://youtu.be/Fo3yRLLrXQA ⌛ 125 min⭐ 3/5 This heist thriller is a new big-budget action flick from Netflix, starring Ben Affleck, Oscar Isaac, Charlie Hunnam, Garrett Hedlund, and Pedro Pascal. These Hollywood hunks play a group of former special-ops bros who reunite to take down an infamous cartel kingpin. However, during their assignment, they steal his profits, pushing them into a plot that is sure to keep you on the edge of your seats. If you are a fan of multiple plot twists and some high stakes action, then this one is for you.

Snatch (2000)

https://youtu.be/ni4tEtuTccc ⌛103 min⭐ 4.3/5 Made in his iconic film making style, this crime comedy from Guy Ritchie is a fun British jaunt starring Brad Pitt and Jason Statham. While one part of the plot follows the diamond thief Benicio del Toro, the other part is about the small-time boxing promoter played by Statham. del Toro is looking to sell his stolen goods to some double-crossing gangsters. On the other hand, Statham is on the run from a ruthless drug lord who loves to torture.

Outlaw King (2018)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q-G1BME8FKw
⌛2h 2min⭐3.45/5
 Well, technically this is a period movie. But, for anyone who is missing out on the GOT-style bloody action, this one is your pick. Outlaw King has everything from oceans of mud, truckloads of guts and misty, unconsidered nationalism. So what are you waiting for?!

Spectral (2016)

https://youtu.be/rmC3ZhIHHi4 ⌛1h 49min ⭐3.15/5 Ready for some military level action. This movie has the military fight alien invasion. What more can we, sci-fi fans ask for?! A European city has been taken over by some supernatural being. Now, it is the mission of a special-ops team to destroy the creature and save the day.
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8 Cult Movies You Have Never Seen

by Kaylen Summers

Tired of CGI-filled roller-coaster rides?! We hear you loud and clear. Movies these days have turned into nothing but studios trying to make a profit in any way possible. However, there was a time when movies were more about film-making and storytelling. These cult classics constitute a cornerstone in the long history of cinema. Unfortunately, not all of these movies are well known. There are many hidden gems that people have forgotten over the years. Here is the list of such cult movies that you probably haven't seen before.

Metropolis (1927)

https://youtu.be/on2H8Qt5fgA
4.15 | 2h 33min | Drama, Science Fiction
Morden day CGI will stand back when they see what this movie has achieved. Taking place in a futuristic city where the working class and the city planners live divided, the movie tells the love story between the son of the city's mastermind and a working-class prophet. Check out this movie for some cool vintage practical effects.

A Boy and His Dog (1975)

https://youtu.be/ZjcR9iYj6UQ
3.25 | 1h 31min | Drama, Science Fiction, Comedy
Post-apocalyptic tales never get old! This one is set in post-apocalyptic America. Vic is an 18-year old boy with a telepathic dog, Blood. They are scavengers in the desert-like wasteland left behind by World War IV. The survivors must battle for food, shelter, and sexual companionship. Follow Vic and Blood out on their scanty existence, striving for food and fighting ruthless gangs.

Red River (1948)

https://youtu.be/7l1Ms2lk75s
3.9 | 2h 13min | Western, Action
There is nothing like a good black and white western! Headstrong Thomas Dunson starts a thriving Texas cattle ranch. His helpers are his trusty trail hand, Groot, and an orphan Dunson took under his wing, Matthew Garth. The Civil war has left them broke and they are off to Missouri to sell the cattle at a better price. But, the cranky older man and his stubborn young partner begin to have disagreements on the exhausting journey.

Riki-Oh: The Story of Ricky (1991)

https://youtu.be/XhYGR_eDH5g
3.55 | 1h 32min | Comedy, Action, Thriller
Want some kick-ass martial art fights? Then this one is for you. Hardman Ricky is confined in a futuristic prison.  If he wants to survive the corrupt, sadistic system, ultra-violence is the only way. He must undergo multiple tortures before facing the feared 'gang of four', and finally the governor. The movie has one of the goriest climaxes ever seen.

Silent Running (1972)

https://youtu.be/TckJBvl_uT0
3.35 | 1h 29min | Adventure, Drama, Science Fiction
It's time for some nerdy sci-fi stuff. Earth in the distant future is barren of all flora and fauna. The only existing ecosystems are in large pods attached to spacecraft. The officials are trying to eject the pods into space and destroy it so that the spacecraft can be reused for commercial purposes.  While most of the crew onboard the craft celebrate going home, botanist Freeman Lowell decides to take matters into his own hands and save nature.

The Ox-Bow Incident (1943)

https://youtu.be/hKd34tmlqko
4 | 1h 16min | Drama, Western 
Gil Carter and Art Croft reach a small Nevada town. The town is troubled by cattle thieves and thus, Carter and Croft decide to join a posse out to get the criminals. Finally, when they closed in the group of fugitives, they were to decide on a course of action that will affect numerous lives.

The Andromeda Strain (1971)

https://youtu.be/YMbSpnlOOtE
3.6| 2h 11min | Science Fiction, Thriller
All of the residents of Piedmont, New Mexico, are found dead. Many are suspecting that it is after the return of a space satellite back to Earth. Now it is up to a group of eminent scientists to assemble a secure laboratory and find out why two people from Piedmont - an old alcoholic and a six-month-old baby - survived. Will they be able to stop the already mutated alien lifeform?

The Omega Man (1971)

https://youtu.be/KfxxSeURcKI
3.25 | 1h 38min | Action, Science Fiction, Thriller, Drama
You won't see this kinda movie-goodness in any of the modern tentpoles. Robert Neville is the only survivor of an apocalyptic war waged with biological weapons. His secret is an experimental vaccine. The plague caused by the war has killed everyone except for a few hundred deformed, nocturnal people. They had become sensitive to light and homicidally psychotic. Now, Robert has to survive them too.
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Upcoming Horror Movies Worth Waiting [2020]

by Kaylen Summers

A Nun’s Curse

https://youtu.be/IzSVR_wG4lU A Nun’s curse is the low-budget version of the popular horror-figure from the Conjuring universe. On a weekend trip, a group of friends takes shelter in an abandoned prison. It was where Sister Monday was once assigned and was suspected of killing inmates. Now, they must face the haunting ghost of the evil nun and her deadly curse. Releasing Date: May 12, 2020

Candyman

https://youtu.be/tlwzuZ9kOQU Claimed to be the ‘spiritual’ sequel of the 1992 iconic horror classic, the new Candyman movie will see the return of Tony Todd in the titular role. With Nia DaCosta in the director’s chair, the movie will be an updated take on the franchise and will be directly connected to the original movie. Other major characters are played by Yahya Abdul-Mateen II (Aquaman),  Nathan Stewart-Jarrett (Misfits), Teyonah Parris (If Beale Street Could Talk), and Colman Domingo (Euphoria). Releasing Date: June 12, 2020

Abominable (2020)

https://youtu.be/Fi51hJ9x7sg Telling the tale of the angry yeti, Abominable centers around a team of researchers who are out to find a plant that can advance medical research by centuries. However, what they never expected was an angry yeti across their path. With their lives hanging in the balance will they be able to survive the cold weather and the mythical beast. Releasing Date: April 14, 2020

Antebellum (2020)

https://youtu.be/beLkVB_T3uw Antebellum is a high-concept horror flick with a stacked cast. The movie tells the story of a successful author named Veronica. She finds herself trapped in a horrifying reality. In order to escape and save her life, she must somehow uncover the mind-bending mystery before it’s too late. Releasing Date: 24 April 2020

Dead by Dawn

https://youtu.be/8bc-JiSfRJ0 Dead by Dawn has everything to satisfy horror movie fans. A woman is kidnapped by three sexual deviants for their sadistic games. However, a suicidal man living in a cabin in the woods feels that it is his responsibility to save the girl. But, things are not looking favorable for them as they cannot connect with the outside world and night is falling. Will they be able to survive? Releasing Date: April 7, 2020

Brahms: The Boy II

https://youtu.be/ECPfXUW0zt8 Brahms: The Boy 2 centers a small family that moves into a guest house at the Heelshire Mansion estate. Their son has already been going through some trouble. Not knowing about the horrifying history of the grand home, their son makes friends with the eerily life-like toy he calls Brahms. Will the family survive the terrifying doll?! Releasing Date: February 21, 2020
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7 Beautiful Movies That’ll Make You Smile

by Kaylen Summers

After a busy can week, we all are looking for ways to lift our spirits- and sometimes the best way to do it is just relax and stream a good movie. But, the problem with finding feel-good movies is that not all popular movies can bring back your lost joy. Feel-good movies are those special, lightweight movies that carry an uplifting, thoughtful message that will definitely leave a smile on your face when the credits roll. With that being said, we have selected for you some awe-inspiring feel-good movies that can surely cheer you up. Check out these binge-worthy movies and let us know which one you liked the most.

The Karate Kid (1984)

https://youtu.be/yDi3an8WgN4 ⌛2h 6min⭐8.2/10 Some of you might have already seen this one. But, it is still worthy to be on the list for being the hugely popular classic underdog tale. Daniel LaRusso is hassled by the school bullies. Luckily, it is in his apartment building that martial arts master: Kesuke Miyagi lives. He agrees to train Daniel and teaches him more than just self-defense. With newfound confidence and wisdom, will Daniel be able to face off against his tormentors?

It’s A Wonderful Life (1946)

https://youtu.be/wAtE1cGb1BM ⌛ 2h 15m ⭐8.6/10 There’s no classic Christmas movie like It’s a Wonderful Life. Premiered in 1946, the movies have without a doubt stood the test of time. Guardian angel Clarence Odbody walks George Bailey through an alternate reality George was never born. Holiday movies may come and go, but this is a heartwarming movie that will always stay close to you.

The Squid and the Whale (2005)

https://youtu.be/zaZhnD69vl0 ⌛104 min ⭐ 7.3/10 An indie-pop by Noah Baumbach follows the crumbling marriage of a couple and how it affects their two sons. Both parents are writers but are perceived differently by their children. Inspired by the father, Walt is quiet a talent at school but takes weird decisions of giving up his love life, because his father apparently is not a big fan of monogamy. The mother, on the other hand, has fallen out of love with Bernard and finds a romantic interest in another man.

The Big Sick (2017)

https://youtu.be/PJmpSMRQhhs ⌛2 hours ⭐ 7.6/10 This one is a Prime Video exclusive. Pakistan-born Kumail Nanjiani and graduate student Emily Gardner fall in love. However, with two different cultures, bad things are bound to happen. Emily contracts a mysterious illness.  This forces Kumail to face her parents, his family’s expectations, and his actual feelings.

Forrest Gump (1994)

https://youtu.be/bLvqoHBptjg ⌛2h 22min ⭐ 8.8/10 When it comes to all inspiring movies, Tom Hanks has a lot to tell. Here is another flick from the master actor. Teh tale is about a man with a low IQ who accomplished great things in his life. He has been present during significant historic events than anyone had imagined he could do. However, even after all he has achieved, his one true love avoids him.

Cast Away (2000)

https://youtu.be/4olwbrY2kwE ⌛2h 23min ⭐7.8/10 If you think that all is worse in your life, wait till you meet Chuck. He is a top international manager for FedEx and is in love with Kelly, a Ph.D. student. As they are heading towards marriage, Chuck’s plane to Malaysia ditches at sea during a terrible storm. He’s the only survivor who washes up on a tiny island with nothing. Now, he needs to find a way to get back to the mainland.

Love & Other Drugs (2010)

https://youtu.be/h6w7Dh-QxzY ⌛1h 52m ⭐6.7/10 Maggie is a lovable free spirit. She who won’t let anyone or anything tie her down. But finally, she meets her match in Jamie. He is relentless and charming and works in the cutthroat world of pharmaceutical sales. The relationship between these two takes them both by surprise. They find themselves under the spell of the superior drug: love.
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8 Best Medieval Movies Everyone Needs to Watch

by Emily Keen

There is something unusually intriguing about medieval stories. The castles, the fight for the throne, clashing swords, Knights in armor are the things that transport us to those whimsical times. There is a band of films that skillfully realize the times and tales of the medieval era. They may not always stay honest with the legends but they always keep it real. Here is a list of movies that are based on the legends that followed in the medieval times, splendidly brought to fruition on the silver screen.  
  1. Macbeth (2015)
Image result for macbeth movie 2015If you wish to witness a whole lot of noble backstabbing, sword fights and enigma surrounding the woods, Macbeth is your best bet. The latest film adaptation of the play features Michael Fassbender and brilliantly captures the set up of a medieval era. Fassbender and Marion Cotillard both give phenomenal performances as Macbeths. There is a lot of blood splashing and the remake is definitely not subtle.  
  1. Seven Samurai (1954)
Image result for seven samurai movieAkira Kurosawa’s Seven Samurai follows the life of a group of villagers who hire a bunch of Samurai to keep them safe from the raiders. Amidst brilliant cinematography and sharp character arcs, we get to experience a magnificent set up of medieval Japan. The way Kurosawa builds the characters of a samurai and a villager- equally poor yet one is highly noble and patient (Samurai), while the other is awfully desperate (Villager), is commendable.  
  1. Braveheart (1995)
Image result for Braveheart movieThe film is based on a lifelong rivalry between the Saxons and Celts, the one theme that the film plays on. Even the most Scottish people among the audiences may find the extreme patriotism cringe-worthy. Even amidst all the skirt lifting and war cries, the film still remains watchable for its pompous and splendid fight scenes and battles.  
  1. The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)
Image result for The Adventures of Robin Hood movieThis dashing and exciting film of the 30s takes the legend of Robin Hood to a whole new level. It is not a very serious film and we can see the characters exchanging a grin all the time. The film won an Oscar for the best soundtrack that year.  
  1. Black Death (2010)
Image result for Black Death movieWhen a group of people mysteriously start recovering from the bubonic plague in England, a monk starts investigating the incidents. Sean Bean as the protagonist of the film is at his best. The film surprises its audience as it propels into an unexpected supernatural twist.  
  1. Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
Image result for Monty Python and the Holy Grail movieKing Arthur is on a quest to find the Holy Grail with his Knights. The narrative builds around the journey of the mythical king and his Knights, which is filled with terrifying situations. The grim atmosphere in the vein of comedy comes across as an intriguing venture. The film is hilarious and yet maintains the dreary tone of a medieval fair.  
  1. The Name of the Rose (1986)
Image result for The Name of the Rose movieBased in the 14th century the film follows William of Baskerville(Sean Connery), a monk, to solve the suspicious death of a monk in an abbey. As he proceeds with his investigation,  several other deaths occur in the abbey. Terrified, the church leaders call Bernardo Gui, William’s arch-rival to look into the matter. Watching Connery enunciate amidst a medieval set-piece is pure delight.  
  1. Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991)
Image result for Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves movieThis time we see the heroic outlaw battling a notorious sheriff who has murdered his father. Alongside Little John’s group of thieves, Robin Hood sets out on the quest to avenge his father. Alan Rickman’s Sheriff steals the show as he is as evil as it gets. The film is a perfect weekend watch.
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7 Doomsday Movies That You Don’t Want To Miss

by Kaylen Summers

We all have these theories about how the world might come to an end? While most of these scenarios happen in our heads, they are people who make a whole movie out of it. In Hollywood, there are many doomsday movies hitting the theatres. Some are about alien invasions, climate change, killer robots and even raining meatballs. We have picked up a few of these interesting movies for you to read. Here are 7 must-watch doomsday movies.

The Day After Tomorrow (2004)

https://youtu.be/Ze8Gshk53Y8 After years of increases in the greenhouse effect, havoc is wreaked globally in the form of catastrophic hurricanes, tornadoes, tidal waves, floods and the beginning of a new Ice Age. Paleoclimatologist, Jack Hall tries to warn the world while also shepherding to safety his son, trapped in New York after the city is overwhelmed by the start of the new big freeze.

Seeking a Friend for the End of the World (2012)

https://youtu.be/EmXWcXKXWBk As an asteroid nears Earth, a man finds himself alone after his wife leaves in a panic. He decides to take a road trip to reunite with his high school sweetheart. Accompanying him is a neighbor who inadvertently puts a wrench in his plan.

2012 (2009)

https://youtu.be/sFXGrTng0gQ Dr. Adrian Helmsley, part of a worldwide geophysical team investigating the effect on the earth of radiation from unprecedented solar storms, learns that the earth's core is heating up. He warns U.S. President Thomas Wilson that the crust of the earth is becoming unstable and that without proper preparations for saving a fraction of the world's population, the entire race is doomed. Meanwhile, writer Jackson Curtis stumbles on the same information. While the world's leaders race to build "arks" to escape the impending cataclysm, Curtis struggles to find a way to save his family. Meanwhile, volcanic eruptions and earthquakes of unprecedented strength wreak havoc around the world.

The Book of Eli (2010)

https://youtu.be/yAQcwKY0Dik A post-apocalyptic tale, in which a lone man fights his way across America in order to protect a sacred book that holds the secrets to saving humankind.

I Am Legend (2007)

https://youtu.be/sFNPNT_4Qww Robert Neville is a scientist who was unable to stop the spread of the terrible virus that was incurable and man-made. Immune, Neville is now the last human survivor in what is left of New York City and perhaps the world. For three years, Neville has faithfully sent out daily radio messages, desperate to find any other survivors who might be out there. But he is not alone.

Carriers (2009)

https://youtu.be/IwH4bxNK8Os Four friends fleeing a viral pandemic soon learn they are more dangerous than any virus. A deadly virus has spread across the globe. Contagion is everywhere, no one is safe and no one can be trusted. Four young attractive people race through the back roads of the American West to the pounding beat of a vacation soundtrack. Their aim is to retreat to a secluded utopian beach in the Gulf of Mexico, where they could peacefully wait out the pandemic and survive the apocalyptic disease. Their plans take a grim turn when their car breaks down on an isolated road starting a chain of events that will seal the fate of each of them in an inexorable and horrifying voyage of hell through a western landscape populated by only the hideous dead or the twisted living.

Geostorm (2017)

https://youtu.be/EuOlYPSEzSc After an unprecedented series of natural disasters threatened the planet, the world's leaders came together to create an intricate network of satellites to control the global climate and keep everyone safe. But now, something has gone wrong: the system built to protect Earth is attacking it, and it becomes a race against the clock to uncover the real threat before a worldwide geostorm wipes out everything and everyone along with it.  
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5 Martial Arts Movies That Are Pure Entertainers

by Kaylen Summers

Our fascination with martial arts is never-ending. That why we are so addicted to watching martial arts movies. Originally, the genre first made its appearance in 1920s China. From there, these movies gained much popularity over time and finally made a solid entry into Hollywood with the arrival of Bruce Lee in the 1970s. Over the years we have seen so many of these movies to understand that it takes more than just Kung-Fu to make a great martial arts movie. That's why we have created a list of the best martial arts movies that you should not miss out on.

Fist of Legend (1994)

https://youtu.be/m4QTnENUl-4
Chen Zhen is a Chinese engineering student in Kyoto. He is in love with the daughter of the director, Mitsuko Yamada. Because of this, he has to bear the insults and abuse from his fellow students. It was then that he reads about the death of his kung-fu master Hou Ting. He immediately returns to his native Shangai and faces off the Japanese champion Ryuichi Akutagawa in a fight.

The Grandmaster (2013)

https://youtu.be/uC5amKLgnFU You might have seen the movie Ip Man. This is a continuation of his tale. Ip Man is having a peaceful life in Foshan. It was then he meets Gong Er. She challenges him for regaining her family's honor. However, things take a turn and Ip Man moves to Hong Kong after the Second Sino-Japanese War. Meanwhile, Gong Er is on the path to avenge her father's murder by Ma San.

Man of Tai Chi (2013)

https://youtu.be/HIKQCZDYfEI You never saw this coming, right?! Keanu Reeves is in this martial arts movie. What more do you want to watch this movie? Set in Beijing, the movie talks about a young martial artist. His skill places him in position to experience opportunities and sacrifices.

Unleashed (2005)

https://youtu.be/AoBkHA7-I84 Ready for some hardcore martial arts?! Danny was raised as a slave. So he is used to fighting for his survival. His master, Bart keeps him as a pet- lashing him and using him to get money from fight clubs. Eventually, he escapes and finds shelter with a blind, kindhearted piano tuner.  Now, with music, the piano tuner is trying to free the fighter's, long-buried heart.

House of Flying Daggers (2004)

https://youtu.be/AaOO2oork7A Ready for some history lessons?! Because this story is set in 9th century China. Flying Daggers is a group of vigilantes waging war against the corrupt government. A daring warrior breaks a beautiful rebel out of prison to help her rejoin her fellows. But, there is something hidden in all this.
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8 End of the World Movies on Amazon Prime

by Emily Keen

It is one among the possibilities that we all are discussing or combination of many catastrophes that could bring the end of our civilization. We don’t know for sure. Over the years, cinema materialized many of those theories on screen. The beliefs that capture the minds of the majority are often the ones most experimented on cinematically. It need not always be serious and grim. Movies have the liberty to give it a comical or sarcastic tone to make it less heavy on its audience. Besides, not everyone is up for a gloomy watch. Here are 8, end of the world movies on Amazon Prime you can stream right now.  
  1. Seeking a Friend for the End of the World (2012)
Image result for Seeking a Friend for the End of the WorldDirector Lorene Scafaria brings us a rom-com set in the backdrop of an apocalypse. Starring Keira Knightley and Steve Carell, the narrative operates somewhere between comedy and drama. The movie certainly has its flaws with the unusual pairing and a borrowed plotline. But it is a one-time watch.  
  1. War of the Worlds (2005)
Image result for war of the worlds movieThe Steven Spielberg remake of the original film has some eye-popping camera work and magnificent VFX. The film follows a dockworker, Ray Ferrier and his children on the run for their lives against an extraterrestrial threat that descends on earth.  
  1. The Rapture (1992)
Image result for The Rapture 1992 movieDread and horror lurk this film throughout the course but the central character wonderfully carries the film to make sure viewers don't doze off through the story. Based on the theme of Biblical Rapture, the film charts the life of Sharon as a wife and a mother who is jaded with her life and decides to break the shackles. In the process she loses herself and becomes this extreme evangelistic Christian who believes that the world is headed towards judgment day.  
  1. On the Beach (1959)
Image result for On the Beach movieIn the post-world war III period, the Northern Hemisphere is continually deteriorating with the nuclear dust and people are moving south towards Australia to escape its effects. Gregory Peck and Eva Gardner put up the most phenomenal performances of their career in this film that is set in the aftermath of the end of civilization.  
  1. Time of the Wolf (2003)
Image result for Time of the Wolf movieA rather unusual exploration of the end of the world theme where Michael Haneke explores how compassion suffocates when humanity faces imminent extinction. A French family visits their house by the countryside unwary of the current situation that prevails there. The place is in total chaos after a catastrophe has swept across and caused people to panic and take refuge in abandoned houses. The family unable to reside in their own house since a prior occupation by victims of the disaster goes in search of a safe place but is met with a violent tragedy.  
  1. Fish Story (2009)
Image result for Fish Story movie “Rock and roll can save the world”. That is all you need to know before getting started with this oddball of a film starring a punk rock Japanese band. An asteroid is about to hit the earth and wipe off humanity. But a music fan holds his hope close to his heart and through a rather fun extrapolation of hyperlinked incidents, Fish Story manages to give its audience a good run.  
  1. Miracle Mile (1988)
Image result for Miracle Mile movieA man just found out that a nuclear strike is about to hit in 70 minutes and that could be the end of life as he knows it. There begins his quest to find his new flame on the streets of LA as he plans to escape the probable site of destruction in a helicopter with her. This exhilarating fare is a race against time that drew inspiration for the movie Cloverfield.  
  1. This is The End (2013)
Image result for This is The End movieRight from monsters visual effects to vulgar humour, the Seth Rogen fare gets everything right. The feel-good film sees James Franco inviting a bunch of his pals for a party when suddenly things go south as an apocalypse of cosmic proportions begins to surge. But this bunch of Prima donnas aren’t gonna fret!
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8 Zombie Apocalypse Movies on Netflix

by Emily Keen

Since the zombie folklore was discovered by filmmakers, it went on to become one of the most experimented themes of cinema. Not just films, the legends found a way into the world of music too. As more zombie features rolled out, the rage began to envelope new sections of audiences. Movies like Zombieland and Warm Bodies went on to become extraordinary hits. A-listers like Brad Pitt and Will Smith began to star in a spar against undead corpses and that dramatically enhanced the number of zombie enthusiasts. There is no better option than Netflix when you are looking for diverse content. But surprisingly the streaming service’s menu of zombie pics is limited. Here are a few that you can stream.  
  1. Day of the Dead: Bloodline (2018)
Image result for Day of the Dead: Bloodline movieZombies in this film are referred to as rotters. They don’t eat humans, they just bite them and spread the infection. Zoe is a young medical student who survives the attack of these biting creatures. In the wake of the emergency, she is transferred to a refugee camp where she serves the victims of the attacks and carries out research to come up with a cure. After a gap of five years, the rotters return and confront her at the refugee camp, and dark secrets of her life began to surface in the process.  
  1. Gallowwalkers (2012)
Image result for Gallowwalkers movieUnlike other Zombie movies, where the undead is the villains to be exterminated by a human protagonist, Gallowwalkers has puts an undead man centre stage. The backstory being, his cadaver was resurrected by his relatives so he could avenge his death and the rape of the woman he loved. The film comes across as weird and highly goofy with the odd methods of killing and ripping of human skin.  
  1. Rise of the Zombie (2013)
Image result for Rise of the Zombie movieNeil Parker takes a trip into the woods post a fight with his girlfriend, Vinny. An unexplained wound on his arm begins to fester and he finds himself indiscriminately consuming insects, leaves, bugs and soon it is humans. He tries to reach out to Vinny who is his only hope in this dastardly situation but she is not available. The first of a supposed trilogy, the film garnered attention and appreciation for a  substantial plot.  
  1. KL Zombi (2013)
Image result for KL Zombi movieNipis from Kuala Lumpar (the extended form of KL in the title) finds his leisurely hockey love quite useful when the city is under a zombie attack. Entertainment value at its peak, although the performance and the plot are sorts of overdone.  
  1. Doom (2005)
Image result for Doom movieHell breaks loose as a group of vicious humanoids take control of a research lab on Mars and create a ruckus. A group of mariners set out on a quest of hunting and eliminating these beings from Mars. With gore and horror in abundance, the film will take you back to your childhood where you played a similar game. The movie does not follow a gritty story or have any character arcs. It is purely an action flick meant for entertainment.  
  1. The Rezort (2015)
Image result for The Rezort movieThis one right here is an original and distinct plot that does not lack substance. There is character depth, a gripping storyline and the camera work is magnificent. The film is based in a ReZort which offers killing zombies as a part of leisure sports. Sounds odd huh? But the plot progresses into a captivating experience and besides some below-average performances, nothing about this film is disappointing.  
  1. Ladronas de Almas (2015)
Image result for Ladronas de Almas movieTranslates to ‘Soul Robbers’! The film is set during the time of the Mexican War of Independence. A group of rebels plan to invade the house of a paraplegic old man residing with his three daughters and a servant. They soon find out that the family is not human and in fact are undead and is supported by their Haitian servant. For those who do not know, Haiti is the birthplace of the legend of Zombies and presumably, no one knows more about them than the residents of Haiti.  The film ended in a cliffhanger and was well received by critics and audiences. Although no sequel has been announced as of yet.  
  1. Here Alone (2016)
Image result for Here Alone movieA family escapes a zombie outbreak and seeks refuge in the woods. But as time passes Ann, the mother remains the sole survivor in the wilderness. She crosses paths with a teenager and her stepfather who is wounded and helps them. But going ahead, things start getting complicated and that ensues a tale full of action and interesting character arcs. The film has one of the best sound editing and background score. The script might seem a little flawed but you will definitely enjoy the ride.
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8 Post Apocalyptic Movies Everyone Should Watch

by Emily Keen

When you sense desolation in the frames and an uneasy silence seemingly deafening to the stability of your being, know that the cinema has transported you into a post-apocalyptic set up. Creating an experience or more importantly, sensory experience is a craft of perfection. Not all films are able to achieve it. Materializing visually magnificent setpieces, while keeping alive the spirit of the narrative and the characters is a daunting task. If the scale tips in favour of a single attribute, the imbalance hinders the experience of the viewers. A post-apocalyptic set up comes as an amalgamation of distress, desolation, grim and a visually listless tone. There is something very intriguing about the mood and the ambience of such movies. Ask DC fans why they like gloomy and cloudy days? The bleak, the silence and the feeling of anxious deep down helps us catch a glimpse of our vulnerabilities as human beings.  Besides this could prepare us for a dystopian future if at all that is a possibility. Hold that thought while we introduce to you, some of the grimmest tales of a cinematic universe. All these films follow the theme of life in the wake of destruction and chaos.   
  1.       28 Days Later
Image result for 28 Days Later movieThe heart sank in a river of pain as Cillian Murphy aimlessly wandered over Westminster Bridge not being able to comprehend the tumultuous nature of his surroundings. Directed by Danny Boyle the film paints a picture of Britain in the aftermath of a Zombie apocalypse. There is nothing commonplace about 28 Days Later because the makers actually went to great lengths to get the impression right. The producer closed London down for a short time!  
  1.   A Quiet Place
Image result for A Quiet Place movieNever has a film been able to engulf the audience with a masterful sound editing like this one. The same reason, the film was in contention at the Oscars. A family is trying to lead a normal life in a rather unsettling environment. The world around them is full of creatures that prey by the listening to sound.  The coveted off-screen couple John Krasinski and Emily Blunt come together on screen as parents who are trying to help their deaf daughter survive the danger.    
  1.       The Battery
Image result for The Battery movieA Zombie apocalypse set up at that but the problem at hand is surviving the with the person you have an aversion to. That is what makes this film so interesting. The two baseball players headlining the tale can outrun the danger but not each other, for they need to survive. The film is very intellectual on various levels but basically in its quest of sticking to the ingenuity of human feelings rather than going on with fan service.  
  1.       Bird Box
Image result for Bird Box movieThis film sparked a lot of debate since its release on Netflix. Some say it was highly flawed while others argued that it was full of substance. The film has humans against a monster who gives them suicidal thoughts with just a look in the eye. The set pieces are some of the truly amazing scenes ever but do not let your expectations swell for it is a good movie, not a revolutionary cinema as some may say.   
  1.       The Book of Eli
Image result for The Book of Eli movieA world in the aftermath of a nuclear explosion is not following the rules of the ecosystem as we know it. Humans are either killing each other or eating one another. With some heavy on the mind themes like cannibalism and religion adorning the script, the film builds around Eli played by Denzel Washington, who travels across a wrecked America to deliver a book. The film has plenty of surprise elements and is full of original ideas that makes you wonder why has it not accomplished the success and popularity it deserves.  
  1.       Cargo
Image result for Cargo movieThe Australian outbacks are infested with plague and Martin Freeman’s character must find a safe place for his infant and himself. Besides the unusual characterization that sees a father ready to battle it till the end for his baby, instead of a mother like films usually show, this one is also a beautifully narrated story.  
  1.   Carriers
Image result for Carriers movieDo you believe friendships can survive through a life and death situation? Because this film is meant to tell you that they suffocate and die under life-threatening conditions. You can either choose to stay alive or do the right thing. The film was portrayed to be a Zombie themed catastrophe romp, but there are hardly any zombies which disappointed audiences at large.  
  1.       The Day
Image result for The Day movieWWE studios finally have a feature that does not stink. Not as much as the ones that came early in the league. In fact, that sounds quite unjust a remark, because The Day is actually really good with a quintessentially bleak tone building around its morally questionable characters.
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8 Dystopian Movies on Netflix You Can Stream Right Now

by Emily Keen

We are all curious about the fate of the world and how it might end someday. The fact that it began from nothing into a flourished ecosystem also provokes thoughts of a future that could either be perfect or deeply unsettling. As science progresses, human lifestyle evolves and so does the idea of a perfect world. Every invention, every ideology that we choose to lead us is directing us somewhere. Do we know how this ends? No! Scientists and philosophers over thousands of years have predicted numerous ways how the world could possibly change.  And cinema has realized those concepts to give the audience a visual representation of the same. From Zombies to plague and destructive technology, you have some unique ideas coming up. Not all these fears might turn out to be true, but there is no harm in understanding the possibilities is there? Here are a few movies on Netflix that present us with diverse ideas of a dystopian world.  
  1.       Mute
Image result for Mute movieIn a city full of nasty Mafiosos and peculiar strip clubs and black-market surgeries dwells the mute Leo. An unusual turn of events finds Leo involved in a mystery case that lands him among vile gangsters and a highly unnerving technology as a part of sex service. The film is tagged as the next phase of Moon also directed by Duncan Jones. Through vibrant VFX and neon lights builds a tale of a grim future for Berlin.   
  1.       Cargo
Image result for Cargo movieA father on a quest of protecting his infant from a zombie apocalypse has us feeling all kinds of nerves. As the infection spreads, he seeks help from a native boy to help find a safe spot. This is truly a gut-wrenching tale with a lot of gore and killing.    
  1.       How It Ends
Image result for How It Ends movieTheo James and Forest Whitaker would not leave a chance to brawl at each other even if they see imminent death. Theo James is on the run to save his fiancee from a perilous situation accompanied by her father. Will the father accept the man his daughter loves?  
  1.       Extinction
Image result for Extinction movieMichael Pena begins has visions of a world where armed aliens are grotesquely hunting families. Are they just visions or a thing of his past? Watch this mind-boggling tale of an oddball dystopia to find out the truth.  
  1.       The Humanity Bureau
Image result for The Humanity Bureau movieAmerican Midwest is now a dry desert and the members whom the society declares unproductive are segregated in a  colony. Nicolas Cage, a deportation caseworker, however, finds something odd about the case of the mother and son who are unjustly being deemed futile.   
  1.       Death Race
Image result for Death Race movieA remake of the cult favourite originally created by Roger Corman stars Jason Statham as a man on wheels willing to risk his life to make it out of the criminal sentence he has been wrongly condemned to serve. The film is filled with high-speed chase scenes on tracks planted with traps.   
  1.       District 9
Image result for District 9 movieMost movies show aliens as the bad guys. But it is basically a prey or be preyed upon kind of situation. If they don’t harm humans, humans will harm them. This film showcases the story of a group of aliens who are captured and quarantined by humans when their spaceships abandon them on earth. But one of them finds a way out with the help of a local caseworker.   
  1.       The Lobster
Image result for The Lobster movieHumans must find a mate or else face serious consequences in the world where David lives. That is the basic idea of the film. If they fail to find a suitable mate even after special training, their brains are extracted and placed in a whole new species. Colin Farell gives in to the inevitability of the situation and chooses to be a Lobster.
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Girls Just Wanna Have Blood (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

https://youtu.be/kWQ4oVLBurk Marking the feature-length directorial debut of Anthony Cantanese, Girls Just WannaHave Blood tells about social outcast Jessica who is accepted into a trio of teenage vampires. Her life is turned into a nocturnal world of murder, drugs and all-night parties. Meanwhile, a mysterious, foreign vampire hunter is out to find them.
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8 Best ’80s Movies You Can Stream Right Now

by Emily Keen

The golden era of the 80s is filled with cinematic masterpieces. It is hard to pick a few films that were best of all. But we have tried to cherry-pick a few that the audience at large would love to watch. And now that we have so many streaming services available, it is not hard to get hold of these classics.  The 80s films span across a wide spectrum of movie genres Before the superhero films imploded and captivated the minds of the viewers, the film industry explored a range of genre that touched both ends of the spectrum. We have classics like The Breakfast Club, Pretty in Pink that never get old. Dark affairs like Beetlejuice and Heathers was the idea of horror back then. Action cinema saw marvels like Die Hard, Star Wars: The Return of Jedi. It's quite the roster and we are hoping the mood for retro flicks won’t wear off any sooner.  
  1. The Shinning (1980)
Image result for The Shinning movie A visual masterpiece created by Stanley Kubrick is the idol of horror for today’s horror aficionados. The haunting narrative is picked directly from the novels of the legend of horror stories- Stephen king.  Jack Nicholson gives a stupefying performance that pulls you down in the cave of darkness along with him.  
  1. 9 to 5 (1980)
Image result for 9 to 5 movieThree women going up against their misogynistic boss builds into a plot that will get you hooked to the screen. The film stars Dolly Parton, Lily Tomlin, and Jane Fonda in lead roles. The theme song of the film was the biggest hit of the decade.  
  1. Caddyshack (1980)
Image result for Caddyshack movieThe tricks and pranks of this comical romp will leave you in splits. The members of Bushwood Country Club are here to entertain in this classic sports adventure.  
  1. Fame (1980)
Image result for Fame 1980 movieThe plot is set in New York City performing arts high school and builds around a group of teenagers on a quest of understanding and perfecting their talent. The theme song won the Academy Award for the Best Original Song.  
  1. Mommy Dearest (1981)
Image result for Mommy Dearest movieWriter Christina Crawford systemically channelled her resentment towards her adopted mother who put her through years of physical and mental abuse. The book garnered a lot of attention than which led it to be made into a film which was also a major success. Fay Dunaway’s performance in the film went on to gain a cult following in the following years.  
  1. Riders of the Lost Arc (1981)
Image result for Riders of the Lost Arc movieIndiana Jones has a separate fanbase altogether. He is an archaeologist who goes up against dangerous men to retrieve precious artefacts from the past. How hot is that? The franchise was a major hit and then was blown into multiple sequels, a TV series, comic books and Video games.  
  1. Victor/Victoria (1982)
Image result for Victor/Victoria movieSeven Academy Awards! That should be enough to get you curious and excited about this film. The musical comedy follows the life of a struggling singer who finds her due after she poses as a man on stage following the advice of a gay performer. This is also one of the few mainstream films that portrayed the LGBTQ+ characters with a positive touch and absolutely no controversy.  
  1. An Officer and a Gentleman (1982)
Image result for An Officer and a Gentleman movieThe film is a romantic drama that navigates the life of Zack Mayo as he tries to keep up with his life at the United States Navy as an officer under rigorous training while working out his relationship with his love interest Paula Pokrifki.
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8 Movies We Can’t Wait to Watch in 2020

by Emily Keen

How much ever we try to cover all the movies in a year, it is impossible to catch every single one on the list. We are bombarded with options every year. And then during awards seasons, we find out that there is actually much more to the roster than we have added to the list. The 2019 list still has pending contenders but we are already compiling the 2020 line up. Few that we are really looking forward to are listed below.  
  1. The Grudge
Image result for The Grudge movieThe 2004 version of this film was terrifying. The film sees a detective investigating murders happening in a haunted house. The creepy force lurking the home is believed to pass the curse of evil to whoever enters the house. The curse begins to inflict a terminally ill woman, her husband and one other couple who somehow end up in the space ruled by the creepy presence.  (In theatres January 3)  
  1. Underwater
Image result for Underwater movieWe see Kristen Stewart in her next action-adventure, this time battling strange creature underwater. The film follows a research team in a drilling station which is wrecked by a disaster and the only way the survivors can manage to escape the predicament is by walking across the seafloor. (In theatres January 10)  
  1. Bad Boys for Life
Image result for Bad Boys for Life movieWill Smith and Martin Lawrence are returning once again to the silver screen with the Bad Boys streak. Mike Lowrey and Marcus Burnett are on the roll one last time.  (In theatres January 17)  
  1. The Rhythm Section
Image result for The Rhythm Section  movieStephanie Patrick (played by Blake Lively) discovers that the plane crash that killed her family was not an accident. She seeks help from a former CIA agent who can help her track down the culprits. The quest to find the truth soon turns to a self-destructive action as the feeling of vengeance takes over. (In theatres February 31)  
  1. Birds of Prey
Image result for Birds of Prey  movieThe suicide squad spin-off has Harley Quinn returning to the silver screen. Joining her are Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, and Ewan McGregor. (In theatres February 7)  
  1. The Photograph
Image result for The Photograph  movieMae, the daughter of a renowned photographer is grieving the untimely death of her mother when she discovers a photograph that leads her on a quest of diving deeper into her mother’s early life.  While she is at it, she meets a journalist and a tale of an unexpected romance unfolds. (In theatres February 14)  
  1. Emma
Image result for Emma  movieThe impression of Gwyneth Paltrow playing the meddling Emma Woodhouse is carved deep in the mind. But then again, why not? (In theatres February 21)  
  1. A Quiet Place Part II
Image result for A Quiet Place Part II movieThe real-life husband-wife John Krasinski and Emily Blunt are returning back with the second instalment of this highly acclaimed creeper. Krasinski will also be directing the film in addition to starring in it. The stay silent feature’s first instalment created a lot of buzz. Will it be able to surpass the level of horror it created earlier? We are yet to find out! (In theatres March 20)
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8 Best Meryl Streep Movies of All Time

by Emily Keen

Let’s take some time to appreciate the woman who has had an interesting and diverse career in Hollywood spanning across decades. With three Oscars and eight Golden Globes, her award shelf is pretty rich with accolades. From the icy Miranda Priestly to the radicalized Karen Silkwood she has given the world some of the most iconic characters. Be it comedy, musicals or intense drama, she can do it all. Presenting the Devil who wore Prada- Meryl Streep. Here are some of her most iconic movies of all time!  
  1. The Devil Wears Prada
Image result for the devil wears prada movieThe 2006 American comedy-drama helmed by David Frankel showcases Mery Streep as the editor of a fashion magazine who is very hostile towards the ignorance of her staff and believes there is no place for emotions in the corporate world. Who can ever get over the cerulean blue scene?  
  1. Mamma Mia!
Image result for Mamma Mia! movieHere is this lady living her best life under the Greek sun, own a hotel on an island and has gone through men like kleenex. Problem is she doesn’t know who among those the father of her child is?  
  1. The Post
Image result for The Post movieIf you want a true personification of a boss lady, watch Meryl Streep rising up to 6 male advisors in a room where she throws the facts in their face without blinking. The film deals with the dilemma of reporters while dealing with political scandals.  
  1. The Iron Lady
Image result for The Iron Lady movieShe won her third Oscar for the best cinematic performance in this film.  The mark of a true actor is when they go all in for a character. The diva apologized to her crew for continuing her accent she picked up as Margaret Thatcher, even in between the shots just so she would not lose the thing.  
  1. Julie and Julia
Image result for Julie and Julia movieIf you are insanely or even remotely passionate about cooking, this movie will change your life. And the on-screen chemistry between Streep and Stanley Tucci is the best.  
  1. The Bridges of Madison County
Image result for The Bridges of Madison County movieOne of the actress’ most transporting performance is in this film. The film is based on Robert James Waller’s bestselling novel showcases an intense and passionate love story between Streep and Clint Eastwood. The film was a major success at the box office and even got her an Oscar nomination.  
  1. The River Wild
Image result for The River Wild movie An ex-rafting guide squaring off against two men with murderous intentions, this is one of the most powerful and bold roles the actress has portrayed. If you want to watch her in action, this is the movie you should be watching.  
  1. Death Becomes Her
Image result for Death Becomes Her movieStreep at the peak of her best performances in a comical venture starring Goldie Hawn is the ultimate delight you need. This masterpiece of a cinema is physical comedy exemplified.
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7 Best LGBTQ Themed Movies On HBO

by Kaylen Summers

Bohemian Rhapsody

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mP0VHJYFOAU 🍅61% ⌛2h 25m 🎬2018 Singer Freddie Mercury, guitarist Brian May, drummer Roger Taylor, and bass guitarist John Deacon formed the band Queens in 1970- one of the greatest bands to storm the music world. Their songs became instant classics. But, Mercury's wild lifestyle went out of control and Queen struggled hard to keep the band together.

The Normal Heart

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QXl_mat0ef0 🍅94% ⌛2h 13m 🎬2014 In the early 1980s, New York was at the onset of the HIV-AIDS crisis. Starring Mark Ruffalo and Jim Parsons, the movie takes a deep dive into the situation of the time and how the officials manipulated the nation's sexual politics and how the gay activists and their allies in the medical community fought to expose the truth.

Boys Don't Cry

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uxWt9rxNzjg 🍅88% ⌛2h 13m 🎬1993 Teena Brandon was born a female. But, she was felt that as her individuality. So, she took up a new male identity as Brandon Teena and went on to find himself and some love Nebraska. The movie has Hilary Swank and Chloë Sevigny in the lead roles.

Hedwig and the Angry Inch

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4p9mPhGo1j0 🍅81% ⌛1h 54m 🎬1993 Hedwig was raised as a boy in East Berlin. In her quest to find her own identity, she undergoes a personal transformation to her emigrate to the U.S. But, once she reached there, she reinvented herself as a super rock diva. But, embracing a “beautiful gender of one” didn't do much good for her career. She got “internationally ignored”.

Boy Erased

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-B71eyB_Onw 🍅81% ⌛1h 54m 🎬1993 Jared is the son of a Baptist pastor in a small American town. At the age of 19, he revealed to his parents that he was gay. But, their reaction was worse than expected. Jared was asked to either attend a gay conversion therapy program or get exiled by his family, friends, and faith. Starring Lucas Hedges and Nicole Kidman, this movie clearly depicts the tension between the LGBTQ community and religion.

I Love You Phillip Morris

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=01dljIcgiMw 🍅71% ⌛1h 31m 🎬2009 When Steve Russell came out, he didn't know that being gay needed so much money (That's what he thought!). Being bored with his bland lifestyle, he became a con man. It didn't last long and Russell soon ended up in jail, where he fell in love with the charismatic Phillip Morris. Starring Jim Carrey and Ewan McGregor, this is perhaps the best gay-comedy movie that doesn't ridicule the community for laughter.

Looking: The Movie

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N0Zf9FchOXs If you believe that most of the Hollywood movies marginalize the LGBTQ community, then you are not wrong. But, there are movies that normalize gender politics so well. Looking: The Movie is one such work of art. For the wedding of his gay friends, Patrick returns to San Francisco after a long year. However, what awaited him there were some unresolved relationship issues that he left behind.
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8 Movies That Will Make Life Worth Living

by Emily Keen

Life isn’t that complicated. We tend to complicate things with our perception of things. What you need in such cases is to relax and think about it with a calm mind. If you need help with that, here are films that will help boost the optimism and give you a new and simple outlook at everything around you. Let us look at each of them one by one:  
  1. National Lampoon’s Vacation
Image result for National Lampoon’s Vacation movieA man plans a trip with his family to an amusement park across the country. What could go wrong? Apparently everything as per ‘National Lampoon’s Vacation. Bad for them, but good for the audience because you will have a hearty laugh at everything that is going on.  
  1. Forest Gump
Image result for Forest Gump movieForest Gump has an odd perception of every event that happened in America’s history in the 20th century.  It is rather charming how a boy with a sub-level IQ gives awfully practical views about every aspect of life.  
  1. My Left Foot
Image result for My Left Foot movieThe film is based on the life of Christy Brown who suffers from cerebral Palsy. His entire being rests at the mercy of his left foot. But in no way does that affect the man’s perseverance thus giving us a fresh and positive outlook about life.  
  1. As Good As it Gets
Image result for As Good As it Gets movieThe film circles around a maniac whose behaviour around others is affected by his OCD. Things take an interesting turn when he has to alter his way of life as he is placed in a new atmosphere. The film meticulously examines the impacts of OCD on the lives of human beings.  
  1. Adam’s Apples
Image result for Adam’s Apples movieA neo-Nazi, now a recluse in church vehemently believes it is good in every human being. The Danish film gives us a positive outlook on life leaving us with a pleasant hangover.  
  1. Erin Brockovich
Image result for Erin Brockovich movieEvery individual is earnest and impressionable. But sadly the societal conditioning moulds us to believe in the weaknesses more than strengths. ‘Erin Brockovich’ will forever change this notion about humankind. The film circles the life of a housewife who lands a job at an attorney’s office and overcomes societal pressure and also helps an entire community.  
  1. Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
Image result for Ferris Bueller’s Day Off movieEver decided to skip school and that turned out to be the most amazing decision ever? Well, this is the same feeling this film is meant to evoke. A teen skips school along with friends and encounters various adventures. ‘Ferris Bueller’s Day Off’ is a feel-good film with a simple plot, and explores human construct in the most subtle manner.  
  1. The Eighth Day
Image result for The Eighth Day movieThe phrase ‘mutual development’ makes much more sense once you watch this film. A man who is aimless crosses paths with a young boy who has Down’s syndrome and has fled the rehab where he was being treated. When the two of them meet, they embark on a journey with each other that will ultimately help them understand more about themselves and look at the problems of life with a whole new perspective.
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8 Movies To Watch If You Are Single On Valentine’s Day

by Emily Keen

All Rom-coms need not have a happy ending. Some could even see the characters go through a difficult breakup and rediscover a new self. The idea is not just to see a couple falling in love and calling it forever. It could also mean, breaking the shackles of a controlling relationship and living a free life. A fairy tale ending is not necessary every time. Here are 8 such hilarious rom-coms that singles can enjoy on Valentine ’s Day.  
  1. Forgetting Sarah Marshall
Image result for Forgetting Sarah Marshall moviePeter (Jason Segel) takes a trip to Hawaii to get over a painful breakup. But guess who shows up in the hotel where he stays? It’s his ex! Could things get any worse? What ensues next is a hilarious tale of post break up dissing and showing off to each other. But what we need to take away from the film is that you need not give up hope if a relationship does not work out.  
  1. Under Tuscan Sun
Image result for Under Tuscan Sun movieThis is a tale of a wife, who troubled with her husband’s infidelity, takes a holiday away from the mess and ends up purchasing a villa in Tuscany. The film has all the elements of love and passion. But it is truly about a woman standing back up after being knocked down by challenges.  
  1. Legally Blonde
Image result for Legally Blonde movieElle tries to get back with her boyfriend and gets into Harvard Law School in the process. But as life at Harvard goes on, she realizes there is more to her life than just the boy she is chasing. Oh and she aces the course!  
  1. Bridesmaids
Image result for Bridesmaids movieAnnie Walker a woman, in her 30s is asked to be her BFF asks her to be her maid of honour. The film is hilarious and the all-girls cast put up a phenomenal performance.  
  1. 500 Days of Summer
Image result for 500 Days of Summer movieThis indie film is about the love that did not work out because one of them was just not that into it. The film beautifully breaks down the different phases of a relationship.  
  1. How To Be Single
Image result for How To Be Single movieBased on a novel by Liz Tuccillo, the film follows the lives of four young adults on a quest to find love in New York City.  
  1. The First Wives Club
Image result for The First Wives Club movieDiane Keaton, Goldie Hawn and Bette Midler star in this hilarious venture where their ex-husbands leave them for young women and now they want revenge for what they have been through.  
  1. Bridget Jones’ Diary
Image result for Bridget Jones’ Diary movieIf someone loves you, they will never demand you change. If you find someone like that, keep them. Bridget Jones’ Diary is a highly relatable and comical flick about being single.
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7 Reasons Why You Should Watch Rumble in the Bronx

by Emily Keen

Rumble in the Bronx released in 1996 in the U.S. and this was the breakout film for the legendary Jackie Chan. He was already a huge international superstar by the time, but this is how American audience got the taste of his talent. The film is an incredible blend of comedy and Kung Fu. The story follows Keung who arrives in the Bronx for a relative’s wedding. How wrong could things go on arrival? Well, he gets caught up with a vicious group of bikers and diamond thieves. And that’s how the rumble began. But there are some interesting details about the film that you never heard of:  
  1. Shot in Vancouver
Though the title says the Bronx, the film was actually filmed in Vancouver. The New York citizens can figure this by taking one good look at the film. A section of the audience thought it wasn’t justified to the title. But Chan had different thoughts on this. He told his biographer, that people fishing for realism are missing the bigger idea.  
  1. Jackie Chan’s introduction to the American Audience
Chan enjoyed success for his films thought the 80s and 90s in Asia. Rumble in the Bronx was his fourth Hollywood venture with Battle Creek Brawl, The Cannonball Run and The Protector being the first three. But the earlier three did not create waves as this one did.  
  1. The Bronx was chosen to make it more relatable to Americans
Jackie Chan fans go to watch his films with one true motive. To witness his Kung Fu skills to the fullest. When first three films in Hollywood failed to create an impact, Chan decided to apply the formula of his Asian films to a western audience and just changed the place where the film was based to help them connect.  
  1. The movie had the biggest opening in America
The film opened on 1736 screens. Box office records in Hong Kong were at their all-time high.  
  1. Chan suffered an injury during the shoot
The behind the scenes stories of the film are rather interesting and inspiring. Jackie Chan sustained an injury during the shoot but went to great lengths to achieve the best shot even while he was on a wheelchair. The makers took close shots of Chan to make it look like he was running but in reality, he was only leaning on a wheelchair and moving ahead with his arms.  
  1. Chan collaborated mostly with regulars for this project
For a major part of his career, the actor has worked with almost the same filmmakers. His uncle from Rumble in the Bronx appeared with him in Police Story. The stunt coordinator Sammo Hung is Chan’s classmate from the Peking Opera School when they were kids. Stanley Tong, the director of this film worked with Chan on five other projects.  
  1. Chan turned down a role in Demolition Man just before making Rumble in the Bronx.
The breakout role he was looking for in American movies was not coming along. Sylvester Stallone, Chan’s closest friend in Hollywood offered him a role in Demolition Man, but he turned it down. He said in I am Jackie Chan “Another film Stallone offered me was Demolition Man, a movie with Sandra Bullock from the movie Speed. He wanted me to play a supervillain running loose in the far future, chased by a super cop, played by him. I didn’t feel right about that role either. It ended up going to Wesley Snipes—so the two people I’d wanted to work with, and couldn’t, ended up working with each other.”
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8 Romantic Movies To Stream On Your Movie Date Night

by Emily Keen

Movies, well entertaining are enough to please people of potentially very different tastes, especially on your date nights. Even the heartwarming ones are enough to stoke the romantic flames of a couple that navigates their relationship away from the boring daily life realities. Also, it is to be checked that the movie shouldn’t bum out too bad, for example, Schindler's List might be a great movie, but 'depressed about the state of humanity' and this doesn’t turn to release desired date vibe. Now, let’s check out some best score movies that give you a fantastic date vibe :  
  1. Pretty Woman
  Image result for Pretty Woman movieFirst of all, we have Pretty Woman, directed by Garry Marshall and starring Richard Gere, Julia Roberts, and Jason Alexander. It tells you about a man in a legal but hurtful business, who needs an escort for some social events and hires a beautiful prostitute whom he meets only to fall in love.            2. Love Actually   Image result for Love Actually movieNext, we have Love Actually, a beautiful love story directed by Richard Curtis and starring Hugh Grant, Martine McCutcheon and Liam Neeson. The plot oversees the stories of eight different couples, who experience love in different ways during the crazy time of the year, just before Christmas.          3. Me Before You    Image result for Me Before You movieMe Before You is another one directed by Thea Sharrock and starred by Emilia Clarke, Sam Claflin, and Janet McTeer. It tells about a girl who lives in a small town forms an unlikely bond with a recently-paralyzed man whom she takes care of.          4. Ghost    Image result for ghost movie patrick swayzeGhost, directed by Jerry Zucker stars by Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore and Whoopi Goldberg. The story is about a young man who is murdered and his spirit stays behind to warn his lover of impending danger, with the help of a reluctant psychic.         5. Notebook   Image result for Notebook movieThe fifth one is the Notebook, directed by Nick Cassavetes, starring Ryan Gosling, Rachel McAdams, James Garner, and Gena Rowlands. Summary of the movie says about a poor young man who falls in love with a rich young woman, giving her a sense of freedom, but they are soon separated because of their social differences.         6. Dirty Dancing   Image result for Dirty Dancing movieNext is Dirty Dancing, directed by Emilie Ardolino, starring Patrick Swayze, Jennifer Grey, and Jerry Orbach. And it says about Frances “Baby” Houseman spending his summer at a Catskills resort with her family, falls in love with the camp’s dance instructor, Johnny Castle.          7. Bridget Jones’ Diary   Image result for Bridget Jones’ Diary movieThe movie Bridget Jones' Diary, directed by Sharon Maguire and starring Renee Zellweger, Colin Firth, and Hugh Grant summarises a British woman who is determined to improve herself while she looks for love and records all her experiences in her diary.         8. Like Crazy    Image result for Like Crazy movieLast but not the least we have Like Crazy, directed by Drake Doremus, starring Felicity Jones, Anton Yelchin, and Jennifer Lawrence. The film builds around a British college student who falls in love with an American student, only to be separated from him when she gets banned from the U.S. for overstaying her visa.
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8 Spiritual Movies Every Seeker Must See

by Emily Keen

Spiritual Knowledge helps you in personal growth, self-reflection and understanding the true nature of life. What better than cinema to understand these concepts. The following films give a comprehensive view of reality and humanity. They will open your mind to new possibilities and perceptions. Have a look:  
  1. Awake: The Life of Yogananda
Image result for Awake: The Life of YoganandaThe person who introduced Hindu spirituality to the west, Yogananda, tells us about his life and the effects of yoga, science and religion through a serious of reconstruction, interviews and verité.  
  1. One Track Heart: The Story of Krishna Das
Image result for One Track Heart: The Story of Krishna DasBefore emerging as a world-renowned Kirtan singer, Krishna Das travelled India in search of Neem Karoli Baba, the spiritual legend to find his way out of addiction and despair.  
  1. Kundan
Image result for Kundan lama movieThe movie documents the life of 14th Dalai Lama, his choices and the sad fate that overpowered him. He did not see it coming. The documentary talks in details about The ruler of the state and other aspects of Dalai Lama that we do not know.  The film also shows how the Chinese occupation gained a stronghold in the land eventually stripping it off its independence.  
  1. Zen
Image result for Zen movieDogen Zenji a monk from the XIII century embarks on a journey to China. On the quest of finding spirituality and true Buddhism, he meets another monk who shares with him the knowledge of meditation and methods of accomplishing enlightenment. Dogen Zenji returns to Japan with utmost faith in his teachings and spreads the knowledge to people of his homeland.  
  1. Little Buddha
Image result for Little Buddha movieAs per the laws of nature, the Buddhist Monks of Tibet believe that Lama Dorje is reincarnated in the world as some other human. As they try to find his new avatar, they realize it that an American boy and an Indian boy and girl have served to become the objects of reincarnation. The movie also showcases the life of Prince Siddhartha since he rose to spiritual heights  
  1. Ashes and Snow
Image result for Ashes and Snow movieThe film follows photographer Gregory Colbert’s who listened to the voices of animals and made 32 expeditions spread across the time span of 13 years. Through this documentary, he means to show us the common language that exists between animals and how the world of people and the animals living on the same planet is interconnected.  
  1. Powder
Image result for Powder movieThe film follows the life of ‘Powder’ a new student who is nicknamed so because of his awfully pale skin. Powder has supernatural powers and energy that can wreak havoc. But what is the truth behind his powers? Is he some kind of a mistake or evolved version of humanity?  
  1. Nobody
Image result for Nobody movieThe film is based on the concept of parallel realities and different worlds that are created by our actions and how we play different roles in each reality. But this truth is only witnessed by astral travellers since they have the powers to penetrate through their parallel lives.
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8 Best Teenage Rom-coms Movies on Netflix

by Emily Keen

There is something about teenage that we just cannot seem to get over those years. The rush of emotions at the raw age simply euphoric even as we remember it as adults. That first crush, the first kiss or when you thought it was cool to make double meaning jokes, that was the fun you experienced as a teenager. It was a life without filters and young blood saw no embarrassments or regrets for being naïve and crazy. Those were the experiences that shaped your perceptions as an adult and your life as you know it. You may no longer be able to experience that time again, but with these movies, you can surely take a trip down the memory lane. Here are movies that pay homage to the sweet sixteens;  
  1. See You Yesterday
Image result for See You Yesterday movieTwo teens figure out a way to travel to the past. But things take a weird turn when one of them alters the events of the past and that has major consequences on her present life.  
  1. To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before
Image result for To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before movieThe film gave us the heartthrob of the era Noah Centineo. He is everything a boyfriend should be and girls can't stop feeling jealous that Lara Jean gets to be the beneficiary of all his love and care.  
  1. Dude
Image result for Dude movieFour teenage girls make some really bad decisions during the last few days of high school. Teenagers are weird. We have all been there. The film stars Lucy Hale, Awkwafina, Kathryn Prescott, and Alexandra Shipp in lead roles.  
  1. Sierra Burges Is a Loser
Image result for Sierra Burges Is a Loser movieNoah Centineo appears again with all his charm at its peak. But the film is really about Sierra whom our adorable lover boy talks to mistaking her identity for someone else. How long will she be able to keep up the act?  
  1. Candy Jar
Image result for Candy Jar movieImagine you and your arch-rival being paired up to debate against another team. You have never known anything but be on battle mode when suddenly you have to work with the enemy. Well, that is how most rivals turn into friends and stories like Candy Jar unfold.  
  1. Alex Strangelove
Image result for Alex Strangelove movieA rather unusual yet platitudinal tale of romance that sees a teenager stuck between his best friend and boy named Elliot. This is one among the very few films that explore queer feelings.  
  1. Dumplin’
Image result for Dumplin movieThe film follows the life of an oversized teen endearing body shaming all along. The biggest tragedy is her being the daughter of an ex-beauty queen. The girl decides to challenge the norms of beauty by participating in a beauty pageant and ends up inspiring numerous other oversized people to accept and respect themselves the way they are.  
  1. The Kissing Booth
Image result for The Kissing Booth movieElle and Lee are inseparable as BFFs. But their friendship has a bro code like every other and unfortunately, Elle ends up breaking it by falling in love with Lee’s elder brother. Set in the backdrop of high school days the film explores everything from the importance of friendship to self-discovery as you pass through the most exciting phase of life.
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10 Movies That Make You Feel Like Travelling

by Emily Keen

Movies that don’t make you feel like you want to be in the places where they are shot are not really doing it right. Expert cinematographers make sure they give you the shot that makes transfixes your mind on that places you just saw onscreen. They make you want to travel to those places. Here are some films with travel stories and the most brilliantly captured frames that will make you want to head out on an adventure.  
  1. Eat Pray Love (2010)
Image result for Eat Pray Love (2010)Travelling is all about finding yourself. That is the reason most people do it for. Long term travel may not be a practical thing but if you watch Eat Pray Love, this could well be a change of perspective.  
  1. The Inbetweeners 2 (2014)
Image result for The Inbetweeners 2The land down under awaits. This movie will definitely make your feet itch and brain crave for a holiday in Australia.  
  1. The Hangover Part II (2011)
Image result for The Hangover Part IIStu is about to get married but then what is a wedding without some Hangover style drama. That is purely the gist this franchise thrives on. Will the pack of wolves settle their misdoings and make it in time for the wedding? Hell is about to break loose on the streets of Bangkok.  
  1. The Beach (2000)
Image result for The Beach movieLeonardo DiCaprio goes in search of paradise in Thailand. Get ready to pack your bags to the amazing South East Asia.  
  1. Under the Tuscan Sun (2003)
Image result for Under the Tuscan Sun movieDo you ever plan on giving everything up and buying a villa in the countryside? That is exactly what Frances does when she decides to move away from her cheating husband.  
  1. Eurotrip (2004)
Image result for Eurotrip movieBackpacking around Europe is everyone’s dream. The four teenagers in the movie actually go about the plan during their summer break and as they embark on the journey, crazy stuff happens.  
  1. Letters to Juliet (2010)
Image result for Letters to Juliet movieJuliet Balcony is the place where it all begins. An aspiring young writer sets out to unite two people in love with her talent in writing.  
  1. Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again (2018)
Image result for Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again movieDonna goes backpacking around Paris and ultimately settles down on a Greek island which is no less than a paradise.  
  1. A Good Year (2006)
Image result for A Good Year movieLife in the French countryside is a dream come true if you ask us. Don’t believe. Just watch this venture where a business tycoon from London starts falling in love with the slow country life.  
  1. P. S. I Love You (2007)
Image result for P. S. I Love You movieThe iconic love story between Hillary Swank and Gerard Butler unfolds in the beautiful landscape of Ireland, the Wicklow Mountains to be specific.
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8 Movies That Will Change You to a Whole New Person

by Emily Keen

Take some time to experience some great cinema that will inspire you to change your perception of the world. These films will help a great deal in filling life with optimism. Let us take a look at some of the most inspiring cinema.  
  1. The Shawshank Redemption
Image result for the shawshank redemption movieWrongly accused of murder, Andy Dufresne finds himself in the Shawshank prison. But even in that most hopeless scenario where most people would give up, he finds himself doing positive things for people around him and leading a very productive life. And he does that while enduring all the vices that lurk within the walls of the prison. A very strong-willed person that he is, he builds a very secure plan to escape that prison. Will he succeed?  
  1. The Intouchables
Image result for The Intouchables movieThe film brings together a paraplegic and an ex-con, both down on their luck together. In each others company, they find a new way of looking at life.  
  1. Gran Torino
Image result for Gran Torino movieA war veteran Walt Kowalsky starts to reevaluate his prejudiced outlook towards people when a series of incidents brings a young Thao in his life. Walt’s hidden humanity once again resurfaces and he finds himself much more optimistic and blissful.  
  1. Good Will Hunting
Image result for Good Will Hunting movieA college professor stumbles upon a janitor, Will Hunting, with prodigious talents in mathematics. All he lacks is etiquette to present himself in society and lead a respectful life. The professor decides to help Will, attain his maximum potential by having training sessions with him. Will eventually has a newfound respect for life and starts to believe in himself.  
  1. Million Dollar Baby
Image result for Million Dollar Baby movieA has been a boxing coach and an aspiring 31-year-old boxer come together to create a new and better life for themselves.  
  1. Rocky
Image result for Rocky movieRocky has served as an inspiration for millions of people around the world. The film finds Rocky taking part in the heavyweight championship where he has to square off against the Muhammed Ali inspired Apollo Creed. The film is about Rocky overcoming all the hurdles to accomplish his dream.  
  1. It’s a Wonderful Life
Image result for It’s a Wonderful Life movieEvery person on earth serves a purpose. You may just not realize it. That is what the film aims at conveying to its audience through the story of James Stewart who has lost all interest in life and thinks of his existence is futile.  
  1. Into The Wild
Image result for Into The Wild movieAs a man who chooses to walk against the crowd, Christopher McCandless decides he does not want to be a corporate slave bound to the clock. He gives up his possessions and takes a trip to Alaska to experience the feeling of being lost in the wilderness. He meets a lot of different people on the way who give him a new perspective about life. The film is based on real-life experiences of Christopher McCandless who became an inspiration for countless people.
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8 Puzzling Movies You Should Never Miss

by Emily Keen

If you have a thing for complicated storylines, we have some really dense and intricate flicks lined up right here for you. These are some of the most brilliant movies to have existed and we are sure you will regret not having watched them all these years. They will hurt your brain with mind-bending plots but you will still love them!  
  1. Twelve monkeys
Image result for Twelve monkeys movieIt is not really easy to explain the plot of this Terry Gilliam film. A very predictable plot at first look, it is truly astonishing as to how the film does not feel like fiction at all. Genius is the word!  
  1. The Game
Image result for The Game movie david fincherIf you want to get started with David Fincher films, The Game is your go-to. He has this knack over dismantling the layers of reality to create a whole new experience. If that does not shout genius than we don’t know what does. The film follows Michael Douglas who tries to solve a riddle in a simulated environment fabricated by his brother to understand how the world exists.  
  1. Source Code
Image result for source code movieA nail-biting thriller that will have you jumping to the edge of your seat with every twist and turn. You can find numerous connections to reality in this film.  
  1. Interstellar
Image result for Interstellar movieThe masterpiece skillfully blends science fiction and drama to give us an out of the world experience. The film explores some of the most eternal themes like family, love and treachery deeply rooted in human lives. It also helps us dive into the unexplored corners of the cosmos which is a different thrill altogether. We are just a tiny speck of dirt in the whole universe and this film proves it.  
  1. Now You See Me
Image result for Now You See Me movieFour magicians find their calling to become the horseman which is their ticket into the world of real magic. But for that, they must bring a few corporate leaders to justice for their capitalist conspiracies. The way they do it will leave you in awe. There is absolutely nothing mediocre about this film. It is a magical experience.  
  1. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Image result for The Curious Case of Benjamin Button movieThe unusual plot of this film follows a boy who is born old and ageing in a reverse manner to become a baby. The film is intense and beautiful in a very touching manner. If you haven’t seen it yet, add it to your list.  
  1. Paycheck
Image result for Paycheck movieAn engineer is offered various projects to work on. But his memory is wiped clean as soon as he has completed the project. This is his routine until a client walks in with a project which will go on for 3 years. Will he take the project and sacrifice three years of life?  
  1. Déjà vu
Image result for Déjà vu movieThis is not a new concept. We all have experienced this at some point or the other. It is the feeling that an event that you just experienced has happened before in the same setup. That is Déjà vu as we know it. But apparently this film gives us a whole new perception of the concept.
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8 Life-Changing Philosophical Movies

by Emily Keen

Hollywood cinema has explored some striking philosophical concepts. The characters play out a complex narrative with some even questioning the origin and purpose of our existence. Philosophy may not exactly be a sub-genre of cinema. These movies come under various genres ranging from sci-fi to comedy. The philosophical concept is skillfully overlaid on a larger and known type of cinema. Let us look at them one by one:
  1. Groundhog Day
Image result for groundhog day movie‘Eternal return’ is a concept proposed by Nietzsche. The film brings this idea to life by making the protagonist live the same day over and over until he realizes the importance of the present. The film is largely a comical account of a reporter’s life who hates the task he is assigned on a routine basis. The script is effortlessly funny and will an extremely delightful watch.  
  1. Apocalypse Now
Image result for Apocalypse Now movieA U.S. Army captain is on an assignment of getting back a mad colonel who now supports the enemy’s army. The film builds around the journey of the captain on a quest to capture the colonel. It brings us some undealt with sides of the minds of soldiers fighting wars.  
  1. Naked
Image result for Naked movieNaked explores the mindset of men who treat social institutions with utter disrespect and take pleasure in harming their sanctity. The central characters share the ideology but David Thewlis’ Johnny somehow takes the limelight with his riveting performance.  
  1. Irrational Man
Image result for Irrational Man movieAre rules really necessary in living life? This is the question this film means to invoke in your minds through a subjective human arch and portraying the protagonist making some questionable choices just to fill some excitement in his otherwise boring and mundane life. The film is directed by Woody Allen and stars the wonder Joaquin Phoenix as the lead.  
  1. The Turin Horse
Image result for The Turin Horse movieThe Nietzschean concept seems to occur more often than not in films that aim at creating an intellectual narrative. The spirit of time has more to offer than just existence. The film will make you rethink your take on relationships and social equations.  
  1. Stalker
Image result for Stalker movieThe setup of this film is quite unsettling from starting to conclusion. A man called “Stalker” guides two men to a forbidden path along which they come across a spot which is known to fulfil wishes. The film is directed by Andrei Tarkovsky and never lets you be okay with whatever is going on in the film.  
  1. The Double
Image result for The Double movieThe construction and destruction of human identity are explained with the aid of an imposter who enters the life of a worked up bureaucrat. The film is based on a novel of the same name by Fyodor Dostoevsky. Throughout the film exists a bleak and confusing streak that aims at decoding the ephemeral nature of human personality.  
  1. Persona
Image result for Persona movieAn actress is quarantined owing to a psychological breakdown and the only person she shares a room with is a nurse stationed for her care. Things start to get intriguing as they both enter a state of intense emotional awakening that completely changes their perception of life.
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8 Movies For Those Who Love Studying

by Emily Keen

The book worms have an altogether different taste in movies. They do not prefer high-speed adventures or comedies. Their kind of entertainers tackle some complex theories in the world of science, philosophy, psychology, history, mathematics and so on. A normal viewer cannot get through these without feeling worked up since they require your undivided attention. Here are 8 movies exploring complex themes for those of you who love to study:  
  1. Good Will Hunting (Gus Van Sant, 1997)
Image result for Good Will Hunting movieA very straightforward attempt at telling a story about a passionate teacher who discovers the special ability of a janitor. His mathematic skills are unprecedented but his behavioural problems will not let him get a life he deserves. It is up to the teacher to mould him with sessions and training. The cast is phenomenal with their performances, and the script, quite succinct.  
  1. As Good as It Gets 
Image result for As Good as It Gets movieDo you have an OCD? Then you will be able to relate with this film that attempts at telling a story of a maniac with a compulsive disorder and additionally a morally questionable behaviour. Life is in pieces until he meets a group of people who are different from his usual acquaintances. The plot is lively and the protagonist’s depiction of a man with OCD helps us understand various aspects about the life of individual of his likes.  
  1. Code Unknown
Image result for Code Unknown movieThe film explores the life stories of multiple people, who may or may not be directly connected with each other, but there is a common link of social prejudice that ties their lives causing the consequences of the actions of one person, all the lives. The filmography is marvellous, presented to us in a world that is progressing towards deterioration.  
  1. Brainstorm 
Image result for Brainstorm movieNeto is hospitalized in a mental facility owing to substance abuse. But the treatment worsens his condition instead of improving it. The film aims at exposing the toxic environment and irrational methodologies that prevail inside the walls of these ostensibly beneficial hubs of care and rehabilitation.  
  1. A Beautiful Mind 
Image result for A Beautiful Mind  movieJohn Nash is schizophrenic and faces a worsened state of mind. The film examines the phase of John’s life where he is extremely careful about his contacts with the outside world giving the viewer a comprehensive view of the challenges faced by individuals like him.  
  1. Tony Manero
Image result for Tony Manero movieRaul Peralta is a huge fan of John Travolta. The film progresses as he becomes an outlaw in the pursuit of his goals. The film is set in the countryside and aims at educating the viewer on the unpredictable social systems that prevailed in South America.  
  1. A Dangerous Method
Image result for A Dangerous Method movieThe film is based on the lives of two of the prominent psychologists- Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung. Both personages come under the spell of a woman who completely captivates their senses as they struggle to find an answer to the psychological problem the woman harbours.  
  1. My Left Foot 
Image result for My Left Foot movieChristy Brown suffers from cerebral palsy but in no way does that hamper his perseverance. The film showcases the prominent phase of the man’s life thus giving us a glance of his adoptive talents and the effects of cerebral palsy on quality of life at large.
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8 Must-See Movies for Psychology Lovers

by Emily Keen

We are sequencing a series of movies that are plotted for psychology lovers. Clinging to your favourite narratives here you can find a few blends of psychology themed movies and why you should watch them. It comprises of different genres such as drama, thriller, etc. They are Also, you find your preferred stories including biographies, social psycho drams, psychopathologies, psychological additions, social turmoils and, also symbolic periods of psychology.  Let’s have a look at these visual psychology treats:  
  1. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975)
  Image result for one flew over the cuckoo’s nest movieThis is a story of a crazy criminal who speculates that to serve his time in a mental institution will be easier than pushing his life in jail. It is a comedy-drama that highlights the behaviourism of individuals as well as narrates various forms of psychosis. It also screens the institutional processes of the 1960s and picturizes human cognitive dimensions.          2. Rain Man (1988)   Image result for Rain Man movieA melodrama which narrates the selfish rouge who is unaware of the fact that he has a brother who is autistic. The role of Charlie Babbitt was played by Tom Cruise who tries to take his brother under his control to snatch his inheritance. The entire play is adorable and it defines the dynamics of the family.         3. A Beautiful Mind (2001)   Image result for A Beautiful Mind movieIt is a biographical drama and dubbed as one of the best movies on mental health. It is based on a true story and more about a genius mathematician yet asocial in nature. The movie highlights the disorder of paranoid schizophrenia. Also, it tells the impact of such a condition on the personal and social life of a person.        4. Black Swan (2010)   Image result for Black Swan movieA Typical psychological horror movie that illustrates anxiety disorder and behavioural disorder. It narrates the rivalry and explores mental stress that a person comes across at the prime points of life. As Nina finds the director is about to replace her with Lily, she broke out to the dark phases of life where anxiety and rivalry welcome her to go mad.        5. Driving Miss Daisy (1989)   Image result for Driving Miss Daisy movieThe story tells the bond between a Jewish lady and an African American driver. A clear cut drama which reflects a lot of life lessons. This movie clearly traces and never forgets to echo how the relationship between the two prime characters grows. It highlights social discrimination prevailed in society and explores the psychological perspectives of life from different points of view. In addition, you can trace the message that relationships are not bounded by any boundaries. It also touches the problem statements of Alzheimer’s disease and its impact.        6. Memento (2000)   Image result for Memento movieA crime drama or can be said as a neo-noir psychological thriller that narrates the revengeful life of a person who is suffering from anterograde amnesia. A severe head injury changes the life of Leonard Shelby who was an insurance investigator. His wife was killed by someone and he was trying all the way to remember the murderer to take revenge. It narrates eh psychological dilemma encountered by those who are suffering from such severe memory loss.        7. Reign Over Me (2007)   Image result for Reign Over Me movieIt is a family drama that visualizes the desperate situation that a man faces when he loses this whole family. Charlie lost his family in the 9/11 terrorist attack and he drowns himself down in deep despair. However, when he meets one of his college roommates he finds relief for the rest of his life. In short, the movies gives a vivifying experience that blends different psychological emotions in a person’s life.        8. Ordinary People (1980)   Image result for Ordinary People movieThis movie sheds light on the deep mental anguish. Conard is losing his brother in a sailing accident. This loss tore him to deep guilt and he attempted to kill himself. Subsequently, Conard was his extended stay in a mental hospital. He finds his life back and tries to restore life seeing how his mother and father deal with the same situation. This movie highlights the dynamics of a family setting in its deep distress and the value of psychological therapy in real life.
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8 Saddest Movies That Will Make You Weep

by Emily Keen

Sometimes holding it all in does not work well. Not all of us can cry easily. And that may cause a feeling of frustration from within. Crying helps to keep you recharged and going. For those of you who find it hard to cry, here are some tearjerkers that will definitely get the waterworks going.  
  1. Sophie’s Choice
Image result for Sophie’s ChoiceCan you imagine a mother having to choose between which of her kids live and which one dies? Piercing isn’t it? This film about choice is set in the backdrop of the holocaust where a mother is forced to do what she has never imagined in her wildest dreams. Every time you think about it, you will cry a little.  
  1. Toy Story 3
Image result for Toy Story 3 movieThe third instalment of the Toy Story franchise sees the toys battling an imminent death. They survive as usual but the effort they have to make to keep their life is heartbreaking. The film will give you a nostalgic trip to your childhood while confronting the truth about mortality.  
  1. Romeo + Juliet
Image result for romeo juliet movie hollywood As we all know this is the greatest love story ever made. The classic Shakespearean tale takes you through the tragic life of the iconic couple and the sufferings they had to endure.  
  1. Mary and Max
Image result for Mary and Max movieSuicidal depression induced by utter loneliness is the theme of this film. The gritty concept is showcased in the most heartfelt manner in this animated feature. If you never cried during an animation film, now is the time.  
  1. AI: Artificial Intelligence
Image result for AI: Artificial Intelligence movieHaley Joel Osment plays a robot, who believes he is human. Things get pretty wretched when he is abandoned by his mother and as he mourns we can feel the grief permeating the screen and piercing right through the heart.  
  1. The Lion King
Image result for The Lion King movieWhen Mufasa died we all wept like babies. And believe it or not, this will keep happening every time you watch The Lion King.  
  1. One Day
Image result for One Day movieAnne Hathaway and Jim Sturgess star in this melancholic flick where they have a tradition to catch up each year for one day. They continue this for around two decades. The film is a slow burn and never has any movie be manipulative in such a positive way.  
  1. Never Let Me Go
Image result for Never Let Me Go movieHailsham is an English boarding school with a seemingly idyllic environment. Kate, Tommy and Ruth live in a world which seems relatable yet not so much. This is a poignant love, betrayal and jealousy that will almost tear you up.
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8 Movies That Are Worth Staying In To Watch

by Emily Keen

It’s not hard for introverts to make choices when it comes to social situations. They love to stay in as going out amongst a crowd makes them uncomfortable. But in the case of extroverts, it would take something really compelling and strong to make their minds when it comes to staying in. These movies are among those reasons that will force them to give in and spend the night at home to experience some of the most exceptional pieces of cinematic art.  
  1. 13th
Image result for 13th movie Ava DuVernayA captivating documentary by director Ava DuVernay that focuses on 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution that illegalized slavery and "involuntary servitude”. The documentary brings out the long-lasting impact of the detention system that existed in America years ago and how it still affects modern Americans.  
  1. Zodiac
Image result for zodiac movieAll A-listers in one film should be enough reason to give up on that night out you were anyway not sure about going to. The film follows a cartoonist in a chronicle who becomes obsessed with the case of a serial killer who appeared in San Francisco in the late 1960s till early 1970s to the extent that it ruins his professional and personal life. The movie stars Jake Gyllenhaal, Robert Downey Jr. and Mark Ruffalo in prominent roles.  
  1. The Big Short
Image result for The Big Short movieThe substance of this film is formed by a prediction of a financial crisis by four executive-level finance guys. The film develops as they stand up to the banks in retaliation. This is a must-watch if you haven’t already seen it.  
  1. Milk
Image result for Milk movieThe film is based on the life of Harvey Milk, the LGBTQIA activist who went on to become California’s first gay elected official. The film is complete with footage from the archives. Sean Penn portrays the protagonist in this must-watch film.  
  1. Atonement
Image result for Atonement movieBased on Ian McEwan’s novel, the film follows the story of Briony, a 13-year-old writer who secretly has a crush on his older sister’s love interest. When things start to heat up between the sister and her lover Robbie, he decides to interrupt by accusing Robbie of a crime he did not commit. Robbie is arrested and the course of all three lives changes forever.  
  1. The Queen
Image result for The Queen movieIn the wake of the death of Princess Diana, Queen Elizabeth II faces a lot of criticism as she sits on the throne. She attempts to balance the situation with utter composure. The film won Helen Mirren an academy award for her portrayal of Queen Elizabeth II  
  1. The Place Beyond the Pines
Image result for The Place Beyond the Pines movieRyan Gosling plays a bike stuntman turned bank robber in this film. He needs money to Eva Mendes who is the mother of his child. The film also has Bradley Cooper starring as a police officer trying to climb the ladder in his department.  
  1. First They Killed My Father
Image result for First They Killed My Father movieThe film is based on the life of a human rights activist in Cambodia fighting against the oppressive Khmer Rogue. Her attempts to survive and the battle against the oppressor are wonderfully depicted in this movie directed by Angelina Jolie.
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8 Things You Never Knew About ‘Miracle on 34th street’

by Emily Keen

The iconic film from the 1940s is the film you will feel like watching every Christmas. Miracle on the 34th street is the kind of film that will put you in the right mood every time you have a bad day. The tale saw a reboot in 1994 and most generations grew accustomed to it. But did you know these behind the scenes facts about this film?  
  1. The real Santa Claus
Natalie Wood, the child artist in the film thought that Edmund Gwenn who played Santa in the movie was the real Santa Claus. She only found out the truth once he shaved off his beard once the film was over.  
  1. Not just a movie Santa
Gwenn pitched himself as Santa in the 1946 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Cameras were set up along the parade route to recording the footage of the actor waving at the crowd.  
  1. Macy’s was head over heels for this film
Helda Hopper revealed in a 1947 column that Macy’s would let its workers leave early when the film opened in theatres so they would be able to watch it.  
  1. The Kindhearted Neighbor
While shooting the scene where Susan rushes to her dream house, the camera equipment kept failing. The day was cold and the crew had a hard time managing the situation when a woman in the neighbourhood was kind enough to let the crew relax in her house for some time and fix the equipment. Maureen O’Hara later took the woman and her husband to a classic 21 Club restaurant as an appreciation of her gesture.  
  1. There was talk of a sequel
There could have been a Miracle on 34th Street sequel. Apparently, actor John Payne was so in love with the film that he wanted to make a follow-up. He reportedly even penned a sequel that he planned to send to O’Hara, but he died before ever sending it. O’Hara said in her biography she “often wondered what happened to it.”
  1. The Name
Originally titled the Big Heart the film underwent a change later to ensure the U.K. audiences would connect with it. In a memo to producer William Perlberg, director George Seaton wrote “I am crazy about the title The Big Heart. If we can clear it, it is a natural, it is the kind of title like Sentimental Journey [1946] that made such a hit previously with [John Payne and Maureen O’Hara].”  
  1. The issue with the Catholic Church
As per The Catholic Legion of Decency, the film was “morally objectionable” since O’Hara’s character was that of a divorcee. But the audiences received progressive notions quite well. Natasha Wagner whose mother Natalie Wood played Susan said: “Maureen O’Hara’s character is a wonderful role model, because the movie is a classic, [its feminism] gets overlooked.”  
  1. Gwenn was not the first choice for the role
The role of Claus was originally offered to Gwenn’s cousin Cecil Kellaway but since he declined the offer, Gwenn got the opportunity.  
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7 Spine Chilling Movies On Netflix

by Emily Keen

There is something weirdly fascinating about being terrified to death. The exact reason why we love watching horror movies knowing the fact that what follows after the movie is over is not pretty. But those who love cuddling with their partners, have the best excuse to do so. Have a look at these 7 horror romps that will send chills down your spine:  
  1. The ABCs of Death (2012 Film)
Image result for The ABCs of Death movieThe whole premise of the film is weird. There are 26 short horror stories that will scare you to death. And each story is denoted by one letter from the 26 alphabets of English language. You came looking for one. Now you have 26! Have fun!  
  1. Curse of Chucky (2013 Film)
Image result for Curse of Chucky movieThis doll is not pretty since it kills. The red-haired toy will creep you out to the max! And as if that was not disturbing enough for us, there are grisly scenes that intensify the misery you are feeling. But in all capacity, the film proves much better than all its predecessors.  
  1. Little Evil (2017 Film)
Image result for Little Evil movieHorror and comedy is a potent combo and that is what makes this film a winner. The story revolves around a mother, a devilish son and his stepdad. The stepfather is trying to work around the son’s demons, the ongoing incidents make the film hilarious and creepy at the same time.  
  1. Hush (2006 Film)
Image result for Hush movieThis is an iconic film about a masked murderer who creeps around a woman in her house. His intentions are unknown but they are definitely not sane. One look at him make your blood run cold. Why did she even choose to live in the woods is the question you will constantly ask.  
  1. 1922 (2017 Film)
Image result for 1922 movieWe have seen enough Stephan King novels come to life on the big screen by now. IT maxed out the horror and we wonder if anything could beat that. This film is about a farmer who plans to kill his wife for financial gains. But will this greed do him any good? Watch to find out how the story unfolds next.  
  1. I am the pretty thing that lives in the house (2016 Film)
Image result for I am the pretty thing that lives in the house movieAn elderly woman is taken care of by a young nurse. Little does the nurse know that the house is full of evil spirits? But it’s too late when they find out!  
  1. The Babadook (2014 Film)
Image result for The Babadook movieLife takes a vicious turn for the woman in the story when her husband dies and she has to take care of her children single-handedly amidst all the horror around her. Trust this, it won't let you sleep for days.
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Where To Stream The Best South Korean Movies

by Kaylen Summers

With Parasite winning the Oscar for best picture this year, movie buffs are busy exploring more movies from South Korea. These movies are rich in brilliant performances, strong narratives, and captivating visual grammar.
Here are some awesome South Korean movies where you can stream them.

South Korean Movies On Netflix

Snowpiercer (2013)

🍅95% ⌛2h 7m 🎬Action, Post- Apocalypse

Burning (2018)

Train to Busan (2016)

🍅93% ⌛1h 58m 🎬Adventure, Zombie

Okja (2017)

South Korean Movies On Prime Video

The Handmaiden (2016)

The Man from Nowhere (2010)

🍅100% ⌛1h 59min 🎬Thriller, Crime

The Quiet Family (1998)

A Bittersweet Life (2005)

South Korean Movies On Hulu

A Taxi Driver (2017)

The Chaser (2008)

🍅82% ⌛2h 5min 🎬Thriller, Crime
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6 Best South Korean Movies On Prime Video

by Kaylen Summers

If you enjoyed our list of best South Korean movies on Netflix, then its time to take a look at what Amazon Prime Video has to offer. There is no doubt that these movies are as best as the Netflix ones. With so many amazing narratives and awesome performances, these movies are the best when it comes to cinema. Here are some of the best South Korean movies available for you to stream on Prime Video.

The Handmaiden

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=whldChqCsYk A young woman is hired to become the handmaiden to a Japanese heiress. She lives an isolated life in a large countryside estate. However, it turns out that the maid is actually a pickpocket hired by a fraudster. He is posing as a Japanese Count to seduce the heiress to rob her fortune.  Will their plans work out?! Stream to find out.

The Man from Nowhere

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=38rPoGSr19U Taesik is a former special agent who lost his wife in an accident. He lived a lonely life and was only friends with a little girl next door named Somi. But, when Somi gets kidnapped by a gang, it is up to Taesik to save her. As he gets closer to finding her, his mysterious past is slowly revealed.

A Bittersweet Life

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0P4YG73KHHo Kim Sun-woo works as an enforcer and manager for a cold, calculative crime boss named Kang. When he was off on  a business trip, he assigns Sun-Woo to keep on his young mistress and find out if she is cheating on him. If so, the orders are to kill them both.

Masquerade (2012)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=prhKPR4j4js King Gwang-hae of Joseon Dynasty orders his councilor, HEO Kyun to get him a double to escape from the constant assassination threats. HEO Kyun finds a jester for the job. But soon, the king gets poisoned. Now, HEO Kyun has to keep the jester as the king until he is back and healthy. Eventually, someone from the castle starts to see the sudden shift in the king’s behavior and began asking questions.

Peppermint Candy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PIuN3gfyGcY A group of old friends gets together and celebrates their 20-year reunion. However, the cold, unhappy man Yeong-ho putting a bad effect on the celebrations. Yeong-ho' s depression becomes more obvious to the other when he climbed a railroad bridge and was about the jump. From there, the movie takes you through the memories of seven crucial episodes from Yeong-ho's past.

Veteran

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=38c0poYLV1I A veteran policeman is forced to return back to his old crime-fighting days when his collaborator is severely injured. He tries to figure out some way to bring the suspected aggressor to justice. However, things are not looking favorable for the veteran as he is the spoiled young man who is the heir to a mega-corporation.
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7Awesome Animated Movies On Disney+

by Kaylen Summers

Disney+ is here and we have a whole range of movies waiting for you to stream. But, since it is Disney, we all know that their best is in the animated movies section. So, it time for us to pay a visit again to the wonderful movies that revolutionized movie animations. Here are 8 awesome animated movies that are worth rewatching on Disney+

The Lion King

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4sj1MT05lAA Any list about animated movies will not be complete with including The Lion King. The classic animated feature is an immortal work of art in every aspect and worth rewatching a million times, no matter how old you are. Released in 1994, the movie is about a young lion prince who is orphaned by a cruel uncle and cast out. But, when destiny called him back, he returns to reclaim his kingdom and take revenge.

Toy Story

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v-PjgYDrg70 Talking about classic animated movies, here is another one. The movie made by Disney and Pixar is iconic and well known all around the globe. Toy Story talks about a group of toys that belonged to a young boy named Andy. Led by Woody, the toys lived together in Andy's room. However, things changed when a new toy arrived- Buzz Lightyear.

WALL·E

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8-_9n5DtKOc We all have seen this movie and know how beautiful this is. Which is why seeing it one more time will really be worth it. The movie takes us to a post-apocalyptic Earth, left behind by humans. The only remaining 'being' is a is WALL.E the last robot with some interesting human-like qualities. His long, lonely days are over when a sleek new type of robot arrives on Earth.

Up

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ORFWdXl_zJ4 Carl Fredricksen wants to spend the rest of his retirement life exploring the world and experiencing life to the fullest. That is why at the age of 78, he turned his house into a hot air balloon and flew off into the unknown. But, fate had other plans as 8-year old Wilderness Explorer named Russell somehow managed to join him on the journey. Watch as the two adventures into the unknown.

Finding Nemo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SPHfeNgogVs Nemo is an adventurous young clownfish. Unexpectedly, he was taken away from his home. Now, his worrisome father Marlin and a forgetful fish Dory must make their way through the whole ocean to a dentist's office aquarium where Nemo is kept. Stream to watch their great adventure, vegetarian sharks, hypnotic jellyfish, surfer dude turtles, and hungry seagulls.

Inside Out

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yRUAzGQ3nSY Have you ever watched how your emotions worked?! How do you get sad, angry or happy?! How are memories made and forgotten?! Well, Disney and Pixar have the sweetest answers for that. This Oscar-winning animation feature is about the young girl Riley and her guiding emotions— Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness. They all live in a headquarters in Riley's mind and guides everything she is feeling.

Coco

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xlnPHQ3TLX8 This Latin American tale is about Miguel and his dreams of becoming a successful musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz. But, the greatest challenge he is facing is from his family who has a generations-old ban on music. In order to prove his talent, Miguel must now travel through the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead.
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7 Exciting Sports Movie To Stream On Prime Video

by Kaylen Summers

Sports movies are known for making us go through a turmoil of emotions. Good movies of this genre can us laugh, excited, cry and root for the protagonist. Now, this is all for only good sports movies and you know how those bad ones can make you feel. So, how can we find the right sports movie to watch?! Amazon Prime Video has a good selection of such movies and

Warrior

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I5kzcwcQA1Q 🍅83% ⌛2h 20m After returning home, the youngest son of an alcoholic former boxer is trained by his father to compete in a mixed martial arts competition. However, this means that he must go on a collision course against his estranged, older brother. With they be able to solve things out?! Or will it be showdown between the two brothers ?! Stream this family sports movie to find out.

Raging Bull

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YiVOwxsa4OM 🍅94% ⌛2h 09m Jake LaMotta is known to be fierce inside the ring. But the problem is that he is the same outside as well. Even with his family and friends, he is a ticking time set to go off at any moment.  Whenever he is trying to get his family's love, his violent shades of paranoia and jealousy keeps to get in the way. Will the rage that helped him become the champ be able to help him in his personal life?

Meru

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1pZ1GzXPEO8 🍅89% ⌛1h 29m Fans of mountain climbing?! Here is a captivating movie about three elite American climbers- Conrad Anker, Jimmy Chin, and Renan Ozturk. They have taken up an impossible task- to climb one of the largest peaks in the world. If you admire mountaineering and adventure sports, this movie is sure to excite you.

Murderball

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1W1JxmHxR2w 🍅98% ⌛1h 28m Rugby is one of the most aggressive games there is. However, if you are in wheelchairs playing full-contact rugby, then you are surely a superhero. Meatball is a movie about such superheroes. Based on real events, this documentary film tells about the unimaginable obstacles these men had to overcome to compete in the Paralympic Games.

Creed II

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cPNVNqn4T9I 🍅84% ⌛1h 28m If you are craving for another boxing movie, this spin-off from the Rambo-franchise is the right one for you. Featuring Michael B. Jordan and Sylvester Stallone, Creed II will be Adonis Creed fighting a huge opponent from his family's past. However, before that, he has to overcome the obstacles that are stopping him from getting proper training.

Bull Durham

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dnJFndf-Krg 🍅97% ⌛1h 48m Crash Davis is a veteran catcher. When he was brought to the minor league Durham Bulls, he didn't know that helping they're up and coming pitching prospect, "Nuke" Laloosh would end up being a huge task. The rocky first impression gets even more complicated when baseball groupie Annie Savoy is after the two men.

The Endless Summer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yZsuQXKkPdw 🍅100% ⌛1h 31m Directed by Bruce Brown, this movie is perhaps the first and most influential surf movies to be ever made. The movie tells the story about American surfers Mike Hynson and Robert August and the journey they had around the world during off-season period for surfing. They were in search of the perfect wave and everlasting summer.  
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8 Movies on Netflix That You Just Cannot Stop Talking About

by Emily Keen

These are age-old and hard to attain movies, but thanks to the golden age of the Internet, we now have a plethora of wonderful content available on-demand at your fingertips. Whether it's a series like The Walking Dead that has captured our hearts for so long, or the ultimate in Internet stoner cinema, Stranger Things, there are so many things that you can watch and talk about at the drop of a hat. Here are 8 movies on Netflix that you are probably on the verge of explaining on a late-night rant.
  1. Dear Zachary
Image result for Dear Zachary movieThis is the movie that will actually make you ball your eyes out. The trauma-inducing thriller is about a child whose father is murdered by his mother. The film is brilliant yet so depressing that you actually want to curl up in your bed and never go out in the world since you just witnessed its darkest corners.  
  1. Shawshank Redemption
Image result for Shawshank Redemption movieThe movie has been standing tall with the highest rating on IMDb for a very long time now. No one could have imagined that a rather mediocre story about prison break could be told in such a comprehensive and majestic fashion.  It sinks and sinks and keeps sinking until it envelops your whole being.  
  1. Hot fuzz
Image result for Hot fuzz movieThe comedy-action flick directed by Edgar Wright aims at portraying police officials in a funny light. Wright has a unique knack for visual storytelling and that is what makes this film quite phenomenal and a cult favorite.  
  1. Oldboy
Image result for Oldboy movieSince Parasite’s Oscar win, we have started noticing that Korean movies exist and they are unarguably kickass, you might want to add a few to the list and Oldboy is the one you should start with. You will thank us later!  
  1. Best In Show
Image result for Best In Show movieDirector Christopher Guest has undoubtedly reinvented mockumentaries and this is one of his works of art that you will want to discuss forever.  
  1. American Beauty
Image result for American Beauty movie“Sometimes there's so much beauty in the world, I feel like I can't take it, and my heart is just going to cave in,” says Kevin Spacey in one of those iconic scenes that is considered the most artistic expressions of emotions in the history of cinema. The film could be a nightmare with a vile theme but will definitely captivate your thoughts.  
  1. Food Inc.
Image result for Food Inc filmYou might not want to finish that Big Mac once this movie comes to mind. Because it tells you everything that is wrong with the food systems followed by the biggest fast-food chain in the world.  
  1. Silver Lining’s Playbook
Image result for Silver Lining’s Playbook filmThis is one movie that you will never get tired of watching. No matter how low you feel, this film is meant to make you feel better. The film is a great story with Jennifer Lawrence playing a mental patient delivering one of the most phenomenal performances of her career.
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8 Movies on Netflix That You Didn’t Know You’d Love

by Emily Keen

For decades now, one of the most talked-about American exports is Netflix, which offers customers one of the largest streaming collections of anything you can find online. The idea here is to guide you through the most surprising movies out there, paired with informative suggestions to see if they'll make you feel you’re coolest. In our list below, we've picked 10 movies we love that have managed to land on Netflix, even if they're not ones we know very well.  
  1. 'Almost Famous'
Image result for Almost Famous movieThe soundtrack of this film is the only upsetting thing about this film as per most people who have watched this film. Everything else is pretty cool. After so many years of release, the rock movie is still relevant and loved by most movie buffs.
  1. 'Hush'
Image result for Hush movieIt is just scary how smart people can be. Now imagine if there is an added element of psychopathy to this smartness. This is a lethal dose. The man stalking the woman in this film is exactly the kind of psychopath we are talking about.  
  1. 'Sixteen Candles'
Image result for Sixteen Candles movieThis movie is a testament to how liberally sex and nudity were treated back in the 80s. The film has a PG rating when a lot of cine folks today would beg to differ on that aspect and demand it be rated R. All in all a light-hearted attempt at explaining coming of age feelings that develop during adolescence. But be assured that the ending will leave you delighted.  
  1. Home
Image result for Home movieRihanna, Jennifer Lopez, and Steve Martin come together in a lavish and scintillating animated venture for kids. Don’t fret! Adults will equally love it.  
  1. Hotel Transylvania 2
Image result for Hotel Transylvania 2 movieWhen it comes to the Transylvania franchise, it is loved by audiences across demographics. The second installment of the oddball Halloween adventure has some strong messages about family unity and diversity. You should bite!  
  1. The Wood
Image result for The Wood movieA story of three friends on the west coast, who reunite after years for one of the guys is getting married. Things go south as the groom goes missing just before the wedding and the other two embark on a hilarious journey to find him and amidst the road trip, take a nostalgic trip down the memory lane.  
  1. Mystic River
Image result for Mystic River movieThe Oscar-nominated film examines some serious themes it gets you brooding over somber aspects of humanity. This is truly a great film from the beginning till the end that will leave you aching and yearning for an alternate conclusion.  
  1. To Kill a Mocking Bird
Image result for To Kill a Mocking Bird movieYou never realize how significant some films are until you have watched them. This is one of those masterpieces. It is like chicken soup for the soul. Does it seem like an exaggeration? It won’t seem like it once you have undergone a shift in the perspective about prejudice and the feeling that encourages it in humanity. Which is exactly what this film aims to do.
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8 Movies On Amazon Prime That Can Lift Your Mood

by Emily Keen

Of course, we didn't find a film that improved mood across the board, but we did find one that may do the trick for you. Instead of stressing about the mood-up, consider taking a break and watching a film of your choice. That may be just the thing to boost your mood. If that does not work, then we have the following suggestions for you.
  1. 50/50
Image result for 50/50 filmThis film has a hell of a lot going on. The entire film is centered on our protagonist Adam and his medical issues. A thoughtful departure from the typical comedy that sometimes can feel tiring, 50/50 is sure to keep you on edge.  
  1. Lion
Image result for Lion filmYou will learn that by loving and learning about others, you unlock your inner self. This is an emotional and gripping tale about a 25-year-old boy (adopted by an Australian couple) who on a quest of finding his real parents travels across continents. We recommend it to all of you. You will love it.  
  1. Salmon Fishing in Yemen
Image result for Salmon Fishing in YemenThis is a relationship film but it is not the typical one. It is a relationship drama that blends in a good chunk of a journalist’s life and their current situation. This is not a comedy and though it still has a few happy moments, with incredible performances from a wonderful cast.  
  1. Sing Street
Image result for Sing Street movieMusic is in the air and that just adds to the uplifting routine. The boy who leads the track belongs to a family in the middle of a financial crisis. His sole focus right now is to impress a femme fatale with his music. Set in the 1980s, the film is a witty and cheerful story of a band’s successful journey and the protagonist’s pursuit of his love interest.  
  1. It’s Kind of a Funny story
Image result for It’s Kind of a Funny story movieAdolescence isn’t always normal for every child. It sure isn’t for Craig Gilner. So he decides to get himself checked into a mental health center. The youth ward isn’t available leaving him with the only option of spending five days in an adult ward where begins a journey of mentorship that changes his life for good.  
  1. Love is Strange
Image result for Love is Strange movieBen and George decide to tie the knot after four decades of courtship. That’s strange enough to even hand the title. The union sets off a series of events that makes up for a delightful ride for the audience elevated by the incredible cast.  
  1. The Fundamentals of Caring
Image result for The Fundamentals of Caring movieWhat does it take to care for someone? If you are one of those emotionally dry people who cannot find an answer to this question, well then this is your chance. Paul Rudd in an attempt to get over his painful divorce decides to become a caretaker of a teenager suffering from muscular dystrophy. It is not the most adorable relationship you will see as between usual caretakers and their beneficiaries. The connection develops purely on sarcasm and profanity that transcends into mutual growth and emotional healing.  
  1. The Intouchables
Image result for The Intouchables movieImagine you are bound to a wheelchair? An ex-con would definitely be the last choice on earth right? The protagonist, a rich paraplegic, thinks otherwise. He sees this as a life-changing experience for both of them and from there on ensues a poignant tale encompassing hilarity, surprises, and emotions all along.
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8 Really Sad Movies That Will Make You Cry

by Emily Keen

We all love watching tragedies, don’t we? We all love watching tragic movies, don’t we? As a matter of fact, it is one of the most popular sub-genres we've ever seen online. Since we're short of ideas for a broader franchise, we've been giving the media industry and fans that love our films more attention than usual. That's why there are so many fan-created 'diabolic' films. Before the plot of any film is even set in stone, the watchers will be on the lookout for the possible disasters of the future, leaving all the actors in a bloody and dazed state. Let us have a look at some of the classic tearjerkers of the era.  
  1. Ordinary Love
Image result for ordinary love movieA tale of love and cancer which will make you weep like a baby. The film stars Liam Neeson, Lesley Manville, and Amit Shah.  
  1. Harriet
Image result for Harriet movieCynthia Erivo plays Harriet Tubman in the film that explores her life and the dangerous missions she spearheaded to free slaves from the darkness of the Underground Railroad. The film also stars Leslie Odom Jr. and Joe Alwyn.  
  1. Adrift
Image result for Adrift movieThe survival story of Tami Oldham and Richard Sharp, who endeavor to cruise the Atlantic Ocean. When Richard is left in basic condition after a storm, Tami must explore her approach to shore alone. The film stars Shailene Woodley and Sam Claflin  
  1. Dumbo
Image result for Dumbo movieThis story about a young elephant who is picked upon at the circus will break your heart. The film stars Colin Farell, Michael Keaton, and Danny DeVito.  
  1. The Aftermath
Image result for The Aftermath movieA British Army man and his wife shift to Hamburg as a part of the colonel’s assignment, but things go south when a  previous resident starts having issues with them. The film stars Alexander Alexander Skarsgård, Keira Knightley and Jason Clarke  
  1. If Beale Street Could Talk
Image result for If Beale Street Could Talk movieThe film revolves around a pregnant woman whose fiancé has been wrongly convicted of a crime he did not commit. The tear-jerker stars KiKi Layne, Stephan James, and Regina king.  
  1. Up
Image result for Up movieA 78-year-old balloon vendor goes in search of paradise in his flying balloon which happens to his dead wife’s dream. The film stars Edward Esnar, Jordan Nagai and John Ratzenberger.  
  1. The Wife
Image result for The Wife movieDoes a woman’s success get shadowed in the image of their husbands? This classic tale of a devoted wife aims to tackle the very concept. The film showcases Glenn Close, Jonathan Pryce and Max Irons in prime roles.
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8 Psychological Thrillers You Should Watch

by Emily Keen

These movies will literally have your brain hurting with a mind-bending plot and overtly unusual character arcs. But it is the most satisfying experience to watch movies that are simply wholesome on a psychological level. The perplexing feeling that develops while you are at it, is exactly what the directors of these movies want you to feel. Here is a list of 8 Psychological thrillers that everyone should watch:  
  1. Frailty (2001)
Image result for Frailty movieThe story follows two siblings and their incredibly strict father. The father accepts he is the errand person of God and that he has been instructed to battle evil spirits. While this is going on, an FBI operator is additionally searching for a serial killer known as "God's hand."  
  1. Get Out (2017)
Image result for Get Out movieAn African American picture taker Chris (Daniel Kaluuya), is persuaded by his white sweetheart to visit her folks' house in the forested areas. Chris immediately saw something is wrong with a couple of dark people living in that town, they appear to be controlled.  
  1. A Tale of Two Sisters (2003)
Image result for A Tale of Two Sisters movieFilled with twists and turns, this Korean flick is sure to interest you. Each time you figure things will pass by ordinary, something insane and surprisingly turned occurs. The story rotates around the life of two sisters with a family loaded with privileged insights and secrets.  
  1. Split (2017)
Image result for Split movieThree young people are caught by a weird man with different characters. He can be delicate, well disposed, and even neighborly at times. At others, he can turn rough, forceful, and insane without reason. Kevin has 23 personalities and his captives must discover an exit plan before the bad side of him dominates and kills them all.  
  1. Asylum Seekers (2009)
Image result for Asylum Seekers movieThe film recounts to the tale around six misfits who are exhausted or dismissed by current society a desire to be conceded into the haven so as to flavor up their lives. Inside the refuge, they locate a world loaded with odd people, who they appear to venerate. They want to move into the establishment, but the problem is only one of them gets through.  
  1. Shutter Island (2010)
Image result for Shutter Island movieThe protagonist is sent to examine the exercises of a dysfunctional behavior office situated inside an island. Turns out that proof brings up at DiCaprio being the crazy one and he has had envisioned this "analyst" situation in his mind the entire time. It is up to you to decide, who is the insane one?  
  1. The Skin I Live In (2011)
Image result for The Skin I Live In movieA Spanish thrill ride about abnormality, science, and firearms. A plastic surgeon is chipping away at another type of engineered skin to assist people with serious burns. His techniques though are somewhat unlawful. He catches hirelings, whom he uses as his guinea pigs until one of them turns on him.  
  1. Ex Machina (2015)
Image result for Ex Machina movieSoftware engineer Caleb Smith wins an excursion to meet his hero Nathan Bateman. Bateman shows Smith the freshest upset in innovation- robots that look incredibly, human. Things take an interesting turn when Smith begins to fall for one of the robots, Ava. In the wake of discovering Bateman's damaging methods, he endeavors to save the robots.
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7 Oscar-Losing Movies And Where To Stream Them

by Emily Keen

Whatever your assessment of the Academy Awards, on the off chance that you care about film, you can't simply expel them. The Academy's champs serve as a past filled with film. Going through the rundown of Best Picture victors, you'll see patterns come and go and in any event, get a harsh feeling of what was esteemed in films for every year and the movement of patterns. Here are 7 movies that lost the Oscars, but definitely deserve your time.
  1. First Reformed
Image result for first reformed movieEthan Hawke was generally great and profoundly astute in his presentation in this film. First Reformed is an extremely unusual flick. Hawke plays a military cleric turned minister of a noteworthy church. A young mother (Amanda Seyfried) requests that he counsel her husband, whose agnostic perspectives strike as a crisis of faith to the pastor. The film in all its capacity zeroes in on the fate of the world and probably this is the reason it was in the running for Best original screenplay. You can stream it on Vudu, Amazon Prime Video, Youtube and Google Play.  
  1. Black Panther
Image result for Black Panther movieA Marvel movie! Yes! But it lost. And if you haven’t watched it yet, do yourself a favor and please go watch it. You are missing a cinematic and superhero masterpiece. It is now streaming on Netflix.  
  1. A Quiet Place
Image result for A Quiet Place movieThe Quiet Place crawls with Beasts who are blind and sensitive only to sound. The only defense against these monsters is to keeping pin drop silent in their presence. The film won a nomination for the best sound editing. The film is streaming on Vudu, Google Play, Amazon Prime Video, and YouTube.  
  1. Shoplifters
Image result for Shoplifters movieShoplifters already had a taste of a win at the Cannes Film Festival. The film set in Tokyo showcases aims to bring out the rare side of family integrity topped by an incredible performance by Sakura Andô. The film is streaming on Vudu and YouTube.  
  1. Cold War
Image result for Cold War movieSet in the backdrop of the Iron curtain, the film takes us through the love story of a couple spanning over 15 turbulent years. The black and white format adds to the sanctity of the story that is much inspired by director Pawlikowski's parents. An otherwise exhausted and dramatic tale of passionate love is wonderfully narrated and the cinematography simply adds to the feel. The film is streaming on Amazon video.  
  1. Can You Ever Forgive Me?
Image result for Can You Ever Forgive Me? movieMelissa McCarthy and Richard E. Grant is awfully underrated in this stunning film based on queer characters. The film was nominated for the best picture. It is available on Amazon Video, iTunes, Google Play, or Vudu.  
  1. RBG
Image result for RBG movieA riveting documentary about a woman with exceptional mental power was surprisingly left out of the contention of awards. "I ask no favor for my sex. All I ask of our brethren is that they take their feet off our necks." The line sends chills down the spine and so does the story. The film is streaming on Hulu, YouTube, Vudu or Google Play.
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8 Netflix Movies That Will Scare You to Death

by Emily Keen

The current lineup of horror films on Netflix is scary to a whole new level. It is so creepy that even watching the trailers will leave you terrified. From films based on true incidents to those aimed at scaring children, there is every kind of film available. And do not make the mistake of watching these alone. Just don’t! Are you ready? Here goes!
  1. In The Tall Grass
Image result for In The Tall Grass movieFor a film including an hour of individuals strolling through grass, it some way or another stayed straight from beginning to end. The acting was convincing and balanced.  
  1. Eli
Image result for Eli movieIf hospitals give you creeps, better stay away from this one. The plot circles around a boy who is admitted to the clinic following his diagnosis with a rare disease. The attempts at his therapy, however, unleash bouts of horror and thus a grisly tale.  
  1. Eerie
Image result for Eerie movieThe film is set in a convent, idiosyncratic to most Hollywood horror films. A girl from a catholic school ends her life and the school thus invites a psychic to investigate the matter. But in the process a lot of hidden secrets and horrid tales about the convent resurface.  
  1. Malevolent
Image result for Malevolent movieEver heard about the stories where the Ouija board attempt backfires? This is one of those tales, just that there is no Ouija board. A brother and a sister try to earn some extra cash dealing with paranormal stuff. Things go south and now they must run for their lives.  
  1. Truth or Dare
Image result for Truth or Dare movieYoungsters often tend to go a little crazy and always want to go down the forbidden path. It is this inclination towards danger that usually lands them in trouble. That is pretty much the story of Truth or dare.  
  1. The Ritual
Image result for The Ritual movieA group of 4 Britishers goes camping in the Swedish wilderness. But they are too deep in it until they realize they are not safe beyond the boundaries of their tents.  
  1. The Bye Bye Man
Image result for The Bye Bye Man movieAgain a tale of college students who find themselves battling something they don’t even know is real or just hallucination. It’s the Bye Bye Man, a supernatural killer.  
  1. The Disappointments Room
Image result for The Disappointments Room movieWell, it would have been fine if the were only disappointments. But they are ghosts and it’s not a pretty experience for the woman who just bought the new fixer-upper.
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8 Netflix Movies Based On True Stories

by Emily Keen

Looking back at the lives of those intriguing individuals who inspired some incredible cinema! Watch these films that are based on true events. Here are 8 movies on Netflix that will help you witness the lives of some extraordinary folks.  
  1. Dallas Buyers Club
Image result for dallas buyers club movieThe film draws inspiration from the story of Ron Woodrood, although Rayon’s sexuality in the film stays in limbo. There is no explicit revelation about him being a transgender or a crossdresser whatsoever. It speaks volumes about AIDS crisis and the stigma attached to HIV positive people and the consequences on their lives in the 80s and the 90s. The film has some of the most incredible performances by Jared Leto and Matthew McConaughey.  
  1. The End of the Tour
Image result for The End of the Tour movieFollowing writer David Lipsky's unpublished account of Wallace in the most recent days of his book visit for Infinite Jest, the film is a ground-breaking chip away at the workmanship, talking with, virtuoso, despondency, and the manner in which inventive individuals see one another. Jesse Eisenberg and Jason Segel do probably the best work of their professions as Lipsky and Wallace.  
  1. First They Killed My Father
Image result for First They Killed My Father movieThe film is pensive without being exhausting and genuinely wrecking without being manipulative. It's an extreme watch however a solid film. The film recounts the genuine story of Luong Ung whose family was one of numerous that endured under the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia.  
  1. Other People
Image result for Other People movieIn light of Saturday Night Live essayist Chris Kelly's genuine encounters, Other People recounts to the account of battling satire author, David (Jesse Plemons). He moves back home to care for his dying mother. Confounding issues is his dad, who won't acknowledge David's sexuality, even 10 years after he turned out. It's a film that shifts back and forth between minutes intended to make you giggle and cry.  
  1. Lincoln
Image result for Lincoln movieLincoln may happen during the most spellbound period in American history, however in contrast with our political atmosphere today, it'll cause you to feel emphatically roused about the intensity of government. Daniel Day-Lewis is incredible as the titular character. Steven Spielberg's standard wistfulness is altered down to attain a moving narrative.  
  1. Schindler’s List
Image result for Schindler’s List movieSteven Spielberg’s film is now a characterizing account of the Holocaust. It won the best picture and gave Spielberg his place among the most renowned directors of the generation.  
  1. The Two Popes
Image result for The Two Popes movieThe Two Popes covers the rising of Pope Benedict XVI (Anthony Hopkins) and his possible retirement and substitution by Pope Francis (Jonathan Pryce), told through a progression of anecdotal discussions paving the way to Benedict's acquiescence in 2013. It is substantially more modern than the numerous Netflix Originals.  
  1. Neruda
Image result for Neruda movieNeruda is an interesting, yet long and moderate track down film with artistic and political reverberation. Neruda lived in intriguing times and Larraín hypes the gatherings and talks skillfully combining a chase story.
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7 Best South Korean Movies On Netflix

by Kaylen Summers

With Parasite winning the best picture award at the Oscars this year, moviebuffs are busy finding more South Korean movies to watch. These movies are best known for their fresh perspective, strong narrative, and captivating visual grammar. Here are 10 South Korean movies on Netflix that you can start watching right away.

Train to Busan (2016)

https://youtu.be/pyWuHv2-Abk 📺 Action, Zombie 🍅93% A mysterious viral outbreak is turning everyone in South Korea into zombies. Those who have managed to not get infected are on a train, traveling to safety. However, it seems like some people on the train are also infected.  In order to survive, now they must fight against these zombies.

Snowpiercer (2013)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bFpfJNiUDpY 📺 Action, Drama 🍅95% Here is another train story. But, this one doesn't involve zombies. Don't worry! There is plenty of reasons to watch this movie anyway. The movie is directed by none other than Oscar-winner Bong Joon-ho and features Chris Evans in the lead role. As a result of a failed global-warming experiment, most of the people on earth are dead. The remaining people are stuck in a train moving around the globe. The class conflicts inside the train are the core of the story.

Okja (2017)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E-wBI7Mh6H4 📺 Action, Drama 🍅87% Another brilliant movie from Bong Joon-ho, this Netflix original talks about animal rights in a world of capitalism. Mija is a young girl who becomes friends with a massive animal named Okja. However, when a powerful, multi-national company tries to kidnap Okja, she does everything she can to save her friend. We share the same love for animals, then this heart-warming movie will leave you in tears.

Burning (2018)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fcCmdgcFXM0 📺 Action, Drama 🍅87% Jongsu is a deliveryman. One day, he meets Haemi, a girl who once lived in his neighborhood. The two get close to each other. However, after her trip to Africa, things started to be different. She meets young and enigmatic Ben during the trip and becomes friends with him. The three of them start hanging out together. Soon, Jongsu finds that Haemi has gone missing and he takes it upon herself to find where she is.

The Great Battle (2018)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s3xlf7o5GCs 📺 Action, History 🍅86% It is ancient Korea and the Kingdom of Goguryeo is invaded by the ruthless Emperor Taizong. The only thing that is standing on his way is the stronghold of Ansi which is protected by General Yang Man-chu. He will do everything he can to stop the invasion.

The Drug King (2018)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i7fxfyixMRA 📺 Action, Crime 🍅80% If you are missing Breaking Bad so much, here is a gritty, Korean version of the tale. Lee Doo-sam used to be a small-time smuggler. However, his life took the turn to fortune after helped a drug gang smuggle meth. With his quick-witted and ambition, he eventually the drug lord of the underworld. But, this meant him leading a double life- a good community leader during the day and an infamous drug lord at night.

Rampant (2018)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2nV83vufPiQ 📺 Action, Zombie 🍅62% This is another zombie movie. But this one takes place in ancient Korea during the 17th century. While the paranoid King Lee Jo of Joseon is paranoid and thinks that he is surrounded by conspirators and rebels. But what he didn't expect was a dark evil that emerged from a merchant ship. As the country gets infected by zombies, it is up to the exiled Prince Lee Cheung to lead the few capable of defeating the bloody monsters.
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6 Crime Movies on Prime Video

by Kaylen Summers

12 Angry Men

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_13J_9B5jEk After the defense and the prosecution are rested,  the jury is in the jury room to make a decision whether a young Spanish-American is guilty or innocent. He has been accused of murdering his father. It would have ended as an open and shut case. However, it turned into a mini-drama of the jurors' preconceptions and prejudices about the trial, the accused, and about each other.

Zodiac

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dJ0oNfjzx4k Based on the true story of the "Zodiac Killer" and the investigation to track the serial killer down, this movie Jake Gyllenhaal, Robert Downey Jr and Mark Ruffalo in the lead roles.  The notorious serial killer was a terrifying figure in the San Francisco Bay Area. He went on mocking police with his ciphers and letters.  the movie speaks about how the case ruined the lives and careers of three men in the endless trail of clues.

The Man from Nowhere

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=38rPoGSr19U Taesik is a former special agent. After losing his wife in an accident, he lived a lonely life and was only friends with a little girl next door named Somi. When she got kidnapped by a gang, Taesik took it to himself to save her. However, when he got closer to finding her, more about his mysterious past is slowly revealed.

Sherlock Holmes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LiBzbNk0lZ0 We all know the classic tale of the world's famous detective and his assistant. But when Robert Downey Jr took up the mantle, it added an extra charm to the character. This movie is about his new nemesis who is trying to destroy London. Can Sherlock Holmes and Doctor John Watson bring the plot down before it's too late? Stream to find out.

The Killing

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FiDUFG56wT4 The Killing is the 1956 classic that centers around the career criminal Johnny Clay. He has recruited a sharpshooter, a bartender, a corrupt police officer, a betting teller and others for one last job. After the job, Clay plans of leaving the crime world and getting married. However, things start going a different route when betting teller's wife devised her won plan to steal the loot.

Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dZXatzQ1kzg Andrew Bagby is a medical resident. Not long after breaking up with his girlfriend, he gets murdered. she soon announces she's pregnant.  The movie is made as a video document made by his friend, Kurt Kuenne as a gift to the child.
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6 Movies on Prime Video Based on Books

by Kaylen Summers

We have all heard people say that the book is always better than the movie. But, you won't be saying the same about these movies. Capturing the true spirit of the book, these movies have served the books they're based on well. From the long list of movies adapted from books, we have chosen some of the best ones that you can stream on Prime Video. Follow the list and stream some awesome movies.

Downfall

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bp1RXmM1-60 With the Russian army and the Allied Expeditionary Force closing in, Germany was at the brink of defeat. But, Adolf Hitler still proclaims that Germany is going to win and makes his generals and advisers fight to the last man. However, in the end, Hitler kills himself and what is left of his military lay down their arms in surrender.

The Great Escape

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r9Q_WESQUVw During the World War, it was really impossible to escape from the Nazi Prison. They had high-security 'escape-proof' camp and one failed attempt and you are sure to end up dead. However, some of the prisoners formulated one of the most ambitious escape attempts of World War II. Will they be able to succeed?! Based on real events, this is one movie that is worth seeing.

True Grit

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=unEO_p71cik A 14-year-old girl lost her father when a hired gun killed him. But, the young girl is not going to let go of it that easily. She wants revenge and she is out to capture the killer. She even hires Reuben J. 'Rooster' Cogburn- the toughest U.S. Marshal she can find.

Wonder

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZDPEKXx_lAI Featuring Jacob Tremblay and Owen Wilson, this is the story about young August Pullman. He has facial differences that have kept him shy and away from other people. Now, he is taking the first step out to attending a mainstream elementary school by entering fifth grade.

What's Eating Gilbert Grape

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wpSGFets1oM Gilbert Grape is a small-town young man who has a lot of responsibilities to take care of. His mother is overweight that she is not able to leave their home. His brother Arnie is mentally impaired. Taking care of them and working at a grocery store, he was leading a plain life. But, things changed when he met the free-spirited Becky.

The Disaster Artist

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cMKX2tE5Luk When an ambitious actor in Hollywood met a mysterious stranger by the name of Tommy Wiseau, they didn't know that their meeting was leading to the creation of the worst movie ever made. Starting Dave Franco and James Franco, this biographical comedy is sure to tickle your funny bones.
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7 Awesome Movies To Watch When You Are Sad

by Kaylen Summers

We know how it feels to go through a terrible day. Maybe you had some trouble at the office or a bad blow-out with your BFF over text. Either way, we have some awesome movies to cheer you up. Stream these movies on Netflix and get your mood lifted in a jiffy. Here are some awesome movies to watch when you are sad.

Barry

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i6qlPeS1kGY Director: Vikram Gandhi Writer: Adam Mansbach Cast: Devon Terrell, Anya Taylor-Joy, Jason Mitchell, Ashley Judd, Jenna Elfman, Ellar Coltrane, Avi Nash, and Linus Roache. Here is a Netflix original about the college life United States' former president Barack Obama. The movie is about how he had to face the issues of race and divergent cultures during his young age. Telling the tale of his inspiring New York city life, this movie will leave you full of laughs and a happy heart.

Always Be My Maybe

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qr2DxgOnKoA Director: Nahnatchka Khan Writers: Ali Wong, Randall Park, and Michael Golamco Cast: Ali Wong, Randall Park, Michelle Buteau, James Saito, Daniel Dae Kim, Karan Soni, and Keanu Reeves Sasha and Marcus are childhood friends. After having a falling out and don’t speak for 15 years, they meet up once again. The only problem is that she is a celebrity chef now and he is still living at home and working for his dad. Will the hidden romance between them flourish?! Or will things get too complicated?!

Wine Country

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f8faPcxltWw Director: Amy Poehler Writers: Emily Spivey and Liz Cackowski Cast: Amy Poehler, Rachel Dratch, Maya Rudolph, Paula Pell, Emily Spivey, Ana Gasteyer, Tina Fey, and Jason Schwartzman The theatrical debut of  Amy Poehler may not be thematically satisfying, but it is surely a breezy, easy watch. It has sufficient laughs, a swell dose of heart and feel-good vibes throughout. The plot is based on a real-life trip the cast members took to celebrate Dratch’s 50th birthday. If you are looking for a movie to watch with your friends, this is a fun one to include in your watchlist.

Get Him to the Greek

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JWySOSNFfGk Director/Writer: Nicholas Stoller Cast: Jonah Hill, Russell Brand, Elisabeth Moss, Rose Byrne, Colm Meaney, and Sean Combs After the huge success of Forgetting Sarah Marshall, writer/director Nicholas Stoller decided to create a spin-off around Russell Brand’s character Aldous Snow. With tight-packed comedy and some brilliant performances from Jonah Hill, this movie can surely inject some positive vibes into your heart.

Hot Rod

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DhdrA9qz79o Director: Akiva Schaffer Writer: Pam Brady Cast: Andy Samberg, Isla Fischer, Jorma Taccone, Bill Hader, Danny McBride, Ian McShane, and Will Arnett Hot Rod is incredibly silly and fun. The movie has Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer, and Jorma Taccone in the lead roles. Samberg plays the role of a wanna-be stuntman who wants to perform super cool stunts. With nods to 80's comedy movies, the movie brings to the audience the signature style of The Lonely Island.

The Edge of Seventeen

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z2tHTktvE5Q Director/Writer: Kelly Fremon Craig Cast: Hailee Steinfeld, Woody Harrelson, Blake Jenner, Kyra Sedgwick, Haley Lu Richardson, and Hayden Szeto The Edge of Seventeen is refreshing in so many ways. Firstly, the story is told from a women's point of view. Following the teen life of a high school junior girl, this hilarious R-rated movie is brutally honest. The girl becomes friends with a teacher who guides her through friend, boy, and family troubles.

Set It Up

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X-eRc9PF3TU Director: Claire Scanlon Writer: Katie Silberman Cast: Zoey Deutch, Glen Powell, Lucy Liu, and Taye Diggs When it comes to romantic comedies, Netflix is at the top of the game. Here is another beautiful original from the streaming platform. With the dazzling performances from Zoey Deutch and Glen Powell, the movie is a complete charm. Yes! There are many rom-com cliches. But, they are executed so well that you won't feel them distracting.  
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8 Highly Underrated Movies of All Times

by Emily Keen

Cinema is one tricky business. It gives the most passionate minds the space to channel their emotions and yet only a few manage to soar heights and actually get noticed amongst the troves of movies that are released. Not a very fortunate thing to happen to the films that were made with such dedication and alleviated by incredible performances. You can almost sense the passion with which they were made and yet they somehow manage to slip under the radar. Seriously, why isn’t there enough love in these movies? Amongst these, there are those that may have to be flawed but still went on to become cult favourites. We have some of these wonderful actors turning in great performances, but since the movie does not get enough vocal advocates, it simply drowns in the noise.  Take the excellent and stunningly crafted The Dark Crystal. The film is a visual treat and yet criminally underrated. There are many more by the likes of these. Let’s have a look at them one by one.
  1.   Saved
Image result for saved movie mandy mooreThis movie is a testament to just how wonderful is Mandy Moore in comedic roles. The hilarious film is set in a Christian high school where the mean queen Hillary Faye tries to control her pregnant friend Mary. The sharp sarcasm around Christianity and the iconic scene where Mandy Moore hurls a bible at Jena shouting ‘I am filled with Christ’s love’ are the highlights of this highly underrated teen comedy.  
  1.   Uptown Girls
Image result for Uptown Girls movieFrankly, this Brittany Murphy starrer never got the credit it deserved as a classic. It will leave you in tears and awestruck at just how much you can relate to Murphy’s Molly as a 22-year-old girl. One warning- the desire to get those Egyptian cotton sheets will stick around until you get one of those.  
  1.   Hackers
Image result for hackers movieA cult favourite Hackers had quite the futuristic story and also happens to be the breakout film for Angelina Jolie. Everything about this film made a statement- the clothes, the visuals, the characters. Not to mention the music, that was devoured by younger audiences.  
  1.   Into the Blue
Image result for Into the Blue movieMight I suggest this one, just for all Paul Walker fans? Take the word at face value- he looks so gorgeous in this one, you will fall in love with him all over again. That is basically one selling point of the film and the other being Jessica Alba’s character that brought her into the spotlight as a leading lady.  
  1.   Alpha Dog
Image result for Alpha Dog movieThis gem has a separate elite movie nerd fan base and holds a respectful spot among movies that impact lives. It may not be a cinematic masterpiece, but the story has fire in it. Anton Yelchin is the star of the show, outperforming the star image he gained with big flicks like Star Trek.    
  1.   Pet Sematary
Image result for Pet Sematary movieDerived from a Stephan King book this is one horror experience you will want to have again and again. The story subverts expectations and constantly improves with every watch. This is the kind of movie that will make you feel disgusted and terrorized at once.  
  1.   Right on Track
Image result for Right on Track movieThis sports adventure belongs to times when kids movies were everything but soft. The rugged race tracks are meant only for men and race car drivers Courtney and Erica Enders are on a quest to change the notions of a misogynistic world.  
  1.   Dark Crystal
Image result for Dark Crystal movieAn astonishing work of art in every sense, The Dark Crystal is for those who have faith in the ingenuity of myths and legends. It will bring out a surge of emotions, including terror, awe, sympathetic and at times tears. And not just once or twice. It will happen each time you revisit this legendary piece of cinema.
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7 Edge-of-the-seat Thrillers to watch on Netflix

by Emily Keen

It is that thrill of experiencing danger without even being in one that draws us to thrillers. The tension and racing heart create excitement that is distracting enough from mundane life. We love to relish the action, suspense, anxiety, drama that comes along. Netflix recognizes your innate longing for the adrenaline rush and has modified its menu and thrown in some exciting thrillers. At times you may not be able to categorize a film as a hard thriller because it crosses the thin line to merge with the element of horror. Here is the list of 7 edge-of-the-seat thrillers that you can stream on Netflix right now:  
  1. Drive (2011)
Image result for Drive movieThis amazing thriller with an incredible soundtrack is one of Ryan Gosling’s best films. No doubt it has some crazy violence in it, but there is an equal balance of calm and composure. Gosling and Carey Mulligan both give a phenomenal performance but the plot of the film is what takes the cake.  
  1. It Comes At Night (2017)
Image result for It Comes At Night movieWe have to give it up to A24 for creating some of the most eccentric thrillers and It Comes At Night is no different. It takes a special talent to not showcase the face of a monster and leave the audience to speculate and come to the conclusions of their own. The film centres around two families desolated from a worldwide epidemic and ultimately unravelling the truth that true danger lurks within. Not to mention the speciality of A24 to create these paranoid and creepy scenarios in the most scenic locations that make it just so hard to look away from the screen.  
  1. The Hateful Eight (2015)
Image result for The Hateful Eight movieUnarguably one of Tarantino’s best films in the line of Spaghetti western inspirations, The Hateful Eight sees multiple similarities to vintage western classic frames. The cold snowy frames bear an uncanny resemblance to those of “The Great Silence”. Some would disagree on it being a called a 21st-century movie, yet no one can deny that it is three hours of utter fun. Netflix has both the theatrical version and the director’s cut of the movie to choose from.  
  1. Panic Room (2002)
Image result for Panic Room movieDavid Fincher’s claustrophobia-inducing thriller is decidedly the most intense of all his films. The film opens with a group of burglars breaking into a house, causing a mother and daughter who live in that house, to lock themselves up into a panic room in their new apartment. We get to witness Jodi Foster’s amazing acting chops and what would become of Kristen Stewart as an actor in this cinema.  
  1. Frozen River (2008)
Image result for Frozen River movieLooking for some female-oriented independent film to watch? Put Frozen River right up on the list. The story revolves around a single mother who is broke and in need of money to take care of her children. The desperate circumstances make her go down the forbidden path and illegally traffick immigrants across the frozen river. By staying true to the realities of the working class and deftly examining the crossover of race and class, the film has only managed to win hearts at large.  
  1. Jackie Brown (1996)
Image result for Jackie Brown movieJackie Brown is the titular air hostess who is on a quest to play the gun dealer and the feds chasing her for the debt she owes and her crimes. The woman is slick and you never know what she is thinking. That’s where all the suspense fumes from. This is one of Quentin Tarantino’s famous classics that is surprisingly yet essentially low on the gore and violence.  
  1. The Cell (2000)
Image result for The Cell movieOne of Jennifer Lopez’s best performances throughout her acting career comes from a thriller directed by Tarsem Singh. The story sees Lopez as a social worker working who helps bring comatose patients back to life by using a technology that taps into the vulnerable parts of their brain. FBI agent (Vince Vaughn) shows up asking for her help to tap into the mind of a notorious serial killer to help find a captive. Although you might see a reflection of “Silence of the Lambs” in the film, the plot is a lot more unique, featuring incredible performances from the cast.
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8 Highly Conceptual Movies that are Hard to Understand

by Emily Keen

Conceptual cinema mostly focuses on a single concept and build a whole world around it. It does not fit the mould of low concept films which essentially follow the same formula to build a narrative. The film is basically about the concept and less about the characters. In other words, the story is the protagonist. Here are 8 films that are deemed highly conceptual and hard to understand.
  1. Coherence (2013)
Image result for Coherence movieIf multiple realities are a real thing this film got the concept just right. Eight friends start experiencing a chain of events hard to explain in normal terms. The only concept to explain it is the Schrödinger’s cat theory.  
  1. Pi (1998)
Image result for Pi movie‘Pi’ revolves around the life of a mathematician who is obsessed with the stark contrast between mathematical regularities and human imperfections. It touches upon multiple themes including mysticism, religion and the connection of mathematics and the universe.  
  1. Source Code (2011)
Image result for Source Code movieJake Gyllenhaal plays a government agent who is tasked with decoding the identity of a bomber who is dead in a train explosion. He now has to relive the last few minutes of the bomber’s life and find his motive. In the process, he unravels that there is actually much more at stake and things may not be as simple as they seem. The highly exploited concept of time travel is reimagined in this film with brilliant execution by all the actors.  
  1. The Butterfly Effect (2004)
Image result for The Butterfly Effect movieAccording to chaos theory, a small event in one part of the world triggers a series of consequential events far away. The story focuses on life of Evan a teenager who keeps blacking out due to frequent headaches and wakes up in his past. He is tempted to make alterations to his past life not knowing it would have drastic effects on his present. Until he realizes the consequences of his actions he has already landed himself in a commotion of heinous proportions.  
  1. Predestination (2014)
Image result for Predestination movieTime travel is fascinating but always rest in limbo. Predestination is a highly intriguing story of a time traveller who keeps touring between 1945 to 1943 in search of a vanishing bomber. Predestination Paradox forms the underlying concept of this mind-bending adventure.  
  1. Upstream Color (2013)
Image result for Upstream Color movieThe symbiotic relationship between man, animal and nature form the pretext of this script. But overall the film touches upon many concepts. The film builds around two individuals who lose pretty much everything they had and embark on a journey of self-discovery.  
  1. Inception (2010)
Image result for Inception movieThis movie will forever change how you perceive reality. At least for a few days after you have watched it! The Christopher Nolan movie added a new dimension to the league of intellectual cinema that people didn’t just love but worshipped. This is one true masterpiece that is loved by all tribes of movie buff alike.  
  1. 2001: Space Odyssey (1968)
Image result for 2001: Space Odyssey movieIf you have watched this Spielberg visionary work of art, you would probably agree to the fact that the movie was far ahead of its time. A section of audiences may find the pace of the film weary. But the arcs are befitting for this deep space adventure. In fact, the pace is the most important element to create an impactful space opera. Kubrick did an amazing job at that!
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8 Creepiest Movies Streaming Now on Amazon Prime

by Emily Keen

Streaming services are up-ing their horror game by adding serious spooky content. They are hell-bent on giving you the most horrifying experience because of course you come seeking one. Why else would you watch a horror film right? Here are some movies on Amazon Prime to send chills down your spine. They will sink in your heart and impress in your mind the creepiest images, that will leave you so scared, that you won’t want to leave the room alone. Have fun watching these. Not alone!  
  1. A Quiet Place
Image result for A Quiet Place movieAs blind creepy monsters crawl all around, a husband and wife must survive the petrifying situation and help their deaf daughter get through the horror too. The film is full of nail-biting tension and suspense. There is very little dialogue as the survival of the characters depends on staying quiet, hence the name.  
  1. Amityville Horror (2005)

Image result for Amityville Horror movieThe baffling tale already narrated in1979 was revamped in 2005. The film speaks about the horror that lurks the Amityville home in Long Island.  Based on true incidents the flick explores the paranormal events that occur in the haunted house.  

3.       Annihilation (2018)

Image result for Annihilation movieJeff VanderMeer's sci-fi novel realized into a kaleidoscopic flick by Alex garland is one scary experience. A series of strange biological phenomenon shake up Florida and a group of women walk into the quarantined area to analyse the matter. Will they make it out alive?  

4.       Cabin in the Woods (2011)

Image result for Cabin in the Woods movieThe ulterior motive of the makers of this flick is in a bit of a limbo. Whether they tried to make an entertainer or a horror film is unclear because they unleash a group of monster creatures on college kids for fun. How does that sound for an experience in the woods? Same old same old? But the fun element stands out and gets you till the end.  

5.       Carrie (1976)

Image result for Carrie  movie The god of horror stories, Stephan King obviously had to face some kind of childhood trauma to be able to channel so much terror into his novels. Carrie is straight out of his teenage days, brought to fruition silver screen by Brian De Palma. Sissy Spacek gives a gritty performance as Carrie and Piper Laurie as her god-fearing mother deserves special applause.  

6.       Children of the Corn (1984)

Image result for Children of the Corn movieThe film may have fewer production costs, but it did land very well in the annals of horror. This is a short story following a bunch of rural kids struggling to survive against the terror caused by “He who walks behind the Rows”.  

7.       Chopping Mall (1986)

Image result for   Chopping Mall movieNot an explicit slasher by nature, but it does showcase human carnage in the form of electrocution and cutting off heads. If that information is hard to process, you better stay away from this “camping night at the mall” flick.  

8.       Climax (2019)

Image result for Climax movieHorror does not really answer the question of why! It just happens. Can you even answer why you are drawn to scary films knowing you will be left terrified for days? No right? Same works in case of this film. The pic follows a dance crew and their successful venture which leads into a celebration night. Things go south when their drinks are spiked with LSD and that leads to a whole nasty situation. Again, do not question if all the nihilistic and cruel incidents are making a point.
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5 Movies Perfect for a Valentine’s Date-Night

by Emily Keen

Not all of like like to go out in crowded restaurants to celebrate Valentine’s day. Maybe having people all around gets you feeling all claustrophobic. Or you just like to keep it low key. In that case, you can enjoy your valentine’s date night at home, by ordering in some Chinese and putting on these classic date night flicks. Here are 8 movies that will make spending the valentine night at home, worthwhile.
  1. Once
Image result for Once movieThis is a rather unusual love story about a busker and an immigrant who write and record songs about their romance. The language used in the film is bold, but the story and music will take your heart away. This oddball of cinemas is worth a shot.
  1. P. S. I Love You
Image result for P. S. I Love You movieThe emotional closure is something that every relationship needs, especially when the separation has been caused by death. Death does not give everyone a chance to say goodbye, but the husband in this film was aware of his fate and thus decided to give his wife a proper closure through 10 letters. Grab that box of tissues, because you will be needing a lot of them.
  1. The Notebook
Image result for The Notebook movieIf you are into love stories, you have probably already watched this one and there is no reason why you would not want to watch it on Valentine’s night. It is a classic love story loved by all hopeless romantics. The one that made you wish Rachel McAdams and Ryan Gosling were a real couple and made you go crazy when you found out they were actually dating. That is the effect this film had on the audiences.
  1. Water for Elephants
Image result for Water for Elephants movieThe one thing that gets you excited about this film is the unusual pairing – Reese Witherspoon and Robert Pattinson. Both are wonderful in their roles and do not disappoint. Pattinson plays a veterinary student and Witherspoon is a circus performer. Both find a common interest and leaning towards an elephant and that is how a beautiful tale of love ensues. But every love story has a villain. In this case, it is Witherspoon’s husband.
  1. The Holiday
Image result for The Holiday movieMany of us might tag this a holiday flick, but it is essentially a love story. Following the lives of Iris and Amanda, who happen to meet through an online home exchange website, decide to switch residence and dwelling each other’s land for some time. It is the holiday they could use to get away from their tragic lives. Both find a love interest in a strange land and it is endearing to watch two stories parallelly progress towards a happy ending.
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Where To Stream Bong Joon Ho’s Movies [Parasite Included]

by Kaylen Summers

This year’s Oscars was historic with Bong Joon Ho’s Parasite becoming the first non-English film to win the Best Picture. The win also opened up a new world of cinema for moviebuffs across the globe. We know that movie-lovers and fans of the legendary filmmaker are already looking for his previous works.
With that in mind, Spotflik has gathered the list of Bong Joon Ho’s important works and where you can stream them.

Barking Dogs Never Bite (2000)

https://youtu.be/nFnr0IxfVhM Though Bong’s first film is comparatively small and simple, it is crackling with style and vision. This satisfying drama about an unemployed apartment dweller who annoyed by the constant barking of the dogs. Check out this flick for some man-vs-dog dark comedy. Available On: AmazonTubi

Memories Of A Murder (2003)

https://youtu.be/-YvWR3Bds0A Inspired by true events, this crime drama is about two detectives who are tracking down South Korea’s first suspected serial killer. The movie takes place in 1986. Available On: Amazon

The Host (2006)

https://youtu.be/f7aAenn9R1M This half-horror and half-comedy is about a river-monster that was created by careless U.S. military personnel in South Korea. There is no doubt that this will be the most bizarre and painfully human version of a kaiju movie we’ve ever seen. Available On: Netflix

Mother (2009)

https://youtu.be/0oBwQHWeYxo
Mother is the story about a mother and her teenage son Do-Joon. When her mentally-handicapped son is accused of murdering a girl, the mother must go to great lengths to free him.
Available On: Amazon

Snowpiercer (2013)

https://youtu.be/nX5PwfEMBM0
This is Hong’s first English movie with western stars like Chris Evans, Tilda Swinton, Ed Harris, and Octavia Spencer. The sci-fi action film is about a post-apocalyptic world where humanity lives in a constantly-running train.
Available On: Netflix

Okja (2017)

https://youtu.be/E-wBI7Mh6H4 Apparently this Netflix original movie never got the appreciation it deserves. When the company that created a genetically-altered pig Okja is after to get her, Mija is ready to do anything to save her with the help of a radical animal rights group. Available On: Netflix

Parasite (2019)

https://youtu.be/5xH0HfJHsaY
This is perhaps the best movie from Bong. No wonder why the movie got the Oscars. Heavy on allegorical elements, this movie is a must-watch for any movie lover out there.
Available on: Amazon
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5 Chick-Flicks Every Single Should Watch This Valentine’s Day

by Emily Keen

Single this valentine? You go, girl! We have just the line up to rock that lonely night with some of the most amazing chick-flicks. Here goes:
  1. The Notebook
Image result for the notebook movieYou have probably already seen this one or at least heard of it. It stars Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams who play teenage sweethearts who are caught in a dilemma of choosing between their families and love. The film is a wholesome ride filled with happy, emotional and romantic moments in abundance.
  1. Mean Girls
Image result for Mean Girls movieIs there anyone living who doesn’t know Mean girls? Probably not! This film is literally the boss of all chick flicks, with so much talk about fashion, catfights and ultimate girlfriend fun. So invite your gal pals and watch away.  
  1. Grease
Image result for Grease movieThis is the one film that will demand you shed all the baggage and masks and just be yourself. So ladies, are you ready for a feel-good ride?
  1. 500 Days of Summer
Image result for 500 Days of Summer movieHappily ever after is too overrated. 500 Days of Summer is meant to tell you that every perfect couple need not end up together. This film explores the progressions of courtship and may not exactly be a happy ending for everyone. Be prepared for that, because how much ever this feels like a love story, it's not one.
  1. Bridget Jones’ Diary
Image result for Bridget Jones’ Diary movieNot long ago was Bridget Jones complaining about the lack of dating action in life! Well now she need not, because of not one, but two men are fighting for her attention. And of course, she records all this in her diary for us to understand the way she sees it.  
  1. Cadet Kelly
Image result for Cadet Kelly movieFor those of us who like to be called our own hero, could use some inspiration from the determined cadet Kelly. Even when Captain Stone is hell-bent on breaking her spirit, the clumsy yet dedicated cadet won’t give up.  
  1. 27 Dresses
Image result for 27 Dresses movieThe selfless and hopeless romantic Jane, has served as a bridesmaid 27 times. But the adorable Jane finds out that her secret crush has been tapped by her younger sister, Jane begins to rethink her way of life.  
  1. Easy A
Image result for Easy A movieThis is one of Emma Stone’s top 10 movies. She plays a not so popular high school student who’s cooked up wild weekend story reaches every ear in the school eventually leading her to rolling the eyeballs as she always desired.
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6 Amazing Food Documentaries On Netflix

by Kaylen Summers

Jiro Dreams of Sushi

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=heWRagwzVPo 🍅99% ⌛1h 22m Fan of Sushis?! Netflix has provided an entire documentary set for you then. Jiro Dreams of Sushi features revered sushi chef Jiro Ono and Masuhiro Yamamoto. Jiro Ono is known for his perfection in his work. However, his elder son struggles to keep up with his father's legacy. This documentary and food movie has the highest Rotten Tomato ratings and one of the best from the genre.

Forks Over Knives

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DZb-35oV_7E 🍅59% ⌛1h 30m Featuring Lee Fulkerson and Matthew Lederman, this Netflix movie takes us deep into the science of food consumption. There is a popular claim that the major reason for all our degenerative diseases is the inclusion of  animal-based and processed foods. This profound claim is evaluated in this one and half-hour-long documentary.

The Magic Pill

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=61GitUC_678 🍅N/A ⌛1h 22m There is a global combat against illness going on around the world. This never-ending battle is fought by the best doctors, scientists, and chefs. They believe that many diseases can be successfully controlled and even eradicated by making dietary changes. They believe that fat is the source of fuel and it should be embraced.

Theatre of Life

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xyh0VUZk20M 🍅100% ⌛1h 34m Food is art. There is no doubt about that. Making it, serving it and eating it is a form of art. However, an exceptional soup kitchen in Milan,  the Refettorio Ambrosiano, is raising the bars as chef Massimo Bottura and 40 of the world's best chefs including Ferran Adria, Rene Redzepi, Alain Ducasse, Daniel Humm, and many others serves food for the refugees and homeless from the food wastes of Expo Milano 2015.

A Tale of Two Kitchens

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oAMqmsvYrHM 🍅N/A ⌛29m This Netflix original documentary is about two restaurants from two countries that shared the same vision. Gabriela Cámara is an acclaimed Contramar in Mexico City. The employees working there are treated as family. While at Cala in San Francisco, the staffs hired are from different backgrounds and cultures. This includes ex-felons and ex-addicts also. Watch how these two kitchen help individuals grow.

Food on the Go

https://youtu.be/BqNGR1TpXCc 🍅N/A ⌛29m The diaspora of millions of Italian emigrants opened up a whole new world of flavors to the nations of the American Continent. Some got adapted while others remained true to its Italian roots. This documentary is about the many similarities and differences between such dishes. Food on the Go featuring Mercedes Cordova and is only availbe for streaming on Netflix.
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Best Movies To Stream On Disney+

by Kaylen Summers

The Lion King

https://youtu.be/4sj1MT05lAA Any list of Disney movies will not be complete with including The Lion King. The classic animated feature is an immortal work of art in every aspect and worth rewatching a million times, no matter how old you are. Released in 1994, the movie is about a young lion prince who is orphaned by a cruel uncle and cast out. But, when destiny called him back, he returns to reclaim his kingdom and take revenge.

The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes

https://youtu.be/nBkw65BYj6o Here is a classic one to tickle your funny bones. The movie starts off with the town’s big businessman, A. J. Arno, donating a computer to their college. When one of the students, Dexter Riley tries to fix the computer, his brain turns to a computer. Now he can remember everything that he reads. But, that’s not all. He also seems to remember the information about  Arno’s illegal businesses, which was in the computer’s memory.

Toy Story

https://youtu.be/v-PjgYDrg70 Talking about classic animated movies, here is another one. The movie made by Disney and Pixar is iconic and well known all around the globe. Toy Story talks about a group of toys that belonged to a young boy named Andy. Led by Woody, the toys lived together in Andy’s room. However, things changed when a new toy arrived- Buzz Lightyear.

WALL·E

https://youtu.be/8-_9n5DtKOc We all have seen this movie and know how beautiful this is. Which is why seeing it one more time will really be worth it. The movie takes us to a post-apocalyptic Earth, left behind by humans. The only remaining ‘being’ is a is WALL.E the last robot with some interesting human-like qualities. His long, lonely days are over when a sleek new type of robot arrives on Earth.

Pete’s Dragon

https://youtu.be/fPOamb6d_20

The Nightmare Before Christmas

Jack Skellington is the spindly king of Halloween Town. After getting fed up from scaring humans on Halloween with the same old tricks, he decides to do execute a new trick- kidnap Santa Claus and deliver ghoulish gifts to children on Christmas. However, his plans got foiled by his rag-doll girlfriend, Sally.

Mary Poppins

Featuring Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke, this classic fantasy movie is about a magical nanny. She uses music and adventure to help two ignored children grow closer to their father.

Fantasia

This one is a  timeless masterpiece from Walt Disney. It is an extravaganza of sight and sound. You can watch the music come to life and hear the pictures explode into song. There is no doubt that this will be an experience that is going to excite you again and again.

Pete’s Dragon

https://youtu.be/fPOamb6d_20 Grace works as a forest ranger. She meets Pete, a mysterious 10-year-old with no family and no home. He says that he lives in the woods with a giant, green dragon named Elliott. Grace soon realizes that  Elliott is the same dragon in her father’s tales.
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6 Awesome College Movies On Disney+

by Kaylen Summers

Monsters University

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JbeFIfS8uno   🍅80% 🎬 Animation, Action & Adventure1h 44m
Belonging to the Monsters Franchise, this movie is more of a prequel to what happens in Monster Inc. We see a young version of our favorite characters Mike and Sulley, as they try to get trained in scaring children and generating the power to run their city. The movie tells us how the two became the best of friends.

Glory Road

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uEd69QSBI0s 🍅71% 🎬 Drama, Biography 1h 58m Set in 1966, this movie tells the story of how Texas Western coach Don Haskins trained and led the first all-black opening line-up for a college basketball team to play in the NCAA national championship. The movie will inject you with adrenaline and you are sure to feel the excitement like any other.

An Extremely Goofy Movie

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1NtcAwY9HSw 🍅63% 🎬 Drama, Biography 1h 19m Well, the name says it all. It's the movie of Goofy, and it's extremely goofy. Max goes for college and Goofy starts to miss him so badly. So, he quits his job and sets off to finish college with Max and his friends. But things are not as what Goofy expected. Now, both must learn to live their own lives together.

The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nBkw65BYj6o 🍅50% 🎬 Family, Comedy 1h 31m Here is a classic one to tickle your funny bones. The movie starts off with the town's big businessman, A. J. Arno, donating a computer to their college. When one of the students, Dexter Riley tries to fix the computer, his brain turns to a computer. Now he can remember everything that he reads. But, that's not all. He also seems to remember the information about  Arno's illegal businesses, which was in the computer's memory.

Return to Halloweentown

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ihXBE-mPe5c 🍅51% 🎬 Family, Comedy 1h 28m Halloweentown is preparing to celebrate its 1,000th anniversary. Returning to Witch University are Marnie Piper and her brother Dylan. But, awaiting them was some huge trouble from the Sinister Sisters. Apart from that, someone else is also plotting to get Marnie's powers and use them for evil.

College Road Trip

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GMsD0Y3vUsQ 🍅12% 🎬 Adventure, Comedy 1h 23m Among all the movies on the list, this will be the funniest. The movie is about an overachieving high school student. When it came to deciding which college to choose, she made a plan to travel around the country and choose the perfect one. However, her overprotective cop father was not happy with the idea of letting her go alone. So he also tagged along to keep her on the straight and narrow.
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6 Best Fantasy Movies on Disney+

by Kaylen Summers

The Nightmare Before Christmas

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8qrB9I3DM80 Jack Skellington is the spindly king of Halloween Town. After getting fed up from scaring humans on Halloween with the same old tricks, he decides to do execute a new trick- kidnap Santa Claus and deliver ghoulish gifts to children on Christmas. However, his plans got foiled by his rag-doll girlfriend, Sally.

Mary Poppins

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nOfH7uEojKk Featuring Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke, this classic fantasy movie is about a magical nanny. She uses music and adventure to help two ignored children grow closer to their father.

Fantasia

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MiVWMtB3YPg This one is a  timeless masterpiece from Walt Disney. It is an extravaganza of sight and sound. You can watch the music come to life and hear the pictures explode into song. There is no doubt that this will be an experience that is going to excite you again and again.

Pete's Dragon

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fPOamb6d_20 Grace works as a forest ranger. She meets Pete, a mysterious 10-year-old with no family and no home. He says that he lives in the woods with a giant, green dragon named Elliott. Grace soon realizes that  Elliott is the same dragon in her father's tales.

Pooh's Heffalump Movie

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eLW2vzKfhMc Wondering what a Heffalump exactly is? Winnie the Pooh, Rabbit, Tigger, Eeyore, Kanga and the rest of the lovable residents of the Hundred Acre Wood all set to go on a journey figuring out the same thing. Watch how this unusual road trip is opening their eyes to something much more.

Splash

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uMIsXdoj2vU Featuring Tom Hanks and Daryl Hannah, this movie is about a successful businessman who falls in love with the girl of his dreams. However, there is huge complication that is stopping him from getting to her. He is a fallen hook and sinker for a mermaid.
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Fast and Furious 9 (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

https://youtu.be/pPZDV1eCI0c Dom and Letty are back in the new teaser trailer for the upcoming installment of the Fast Saga. The movie is a sequel to 2017's The Fate of the Furious. This is the ninth installment in the main Fast & Furious franchise. Nothing much about the movie has been revealed yet. Releasing Date: May 22, 2020
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6 Upcoming Movies You Never Knew Coming This 2020

by Kaylen Summers

Respect

https://youtu.be/25U11a2HgcI Biopic, Drama RESPECT the upcoming movie based on the remarkable true story of the music icon Aretha Franklin. The movie tells her rise from a child singing in her father’s church’s choir to a career of international superstardom. Jennifer Hudson will be playing the role of  Aretha Franklin on screen. Releasing Date: October 9, 2020

The High Note

https://youtu.be/qpWJugM99FI Comedy Directed by Nisha Ganatra and written by Flora Greeson, The High Note is an upcoming comedy film, starring Dakota Johnson, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Zoë Chao, Eddie Izzard, Bill Pullman, and Ice Cube. The movie talks about Grace Davis, a superstar whose talent and ego have helped her reach unbelievable heights. Releasing Date:  May 8, 2020

Bad Education

https://youtu.be/3rcDuELz3Ak

Drama, Suspense

Bad Education centers around a real-life superintendent Frank Tassone (Hugh Jackman), who tries to keep his school on the top of the list by whatever means possible. This cinematic version of a famous scandal has Geraldine Viswanathan (Miracle Workers, Blockers), Alex Wolff (Hereditary, Jumanji: The Next Level), Annaleigh Ashford (Second Act, Sex and the City) and Rafael Casal (Blindspotting, Are You Afraid of the Dark?) in the lead roles. Releasing Date: April 25, 2020 (HBO)

Lovebirds

https://youtu.be/YzPq8uVgLe8

Romance, Comedy

A happy couple was on a night out. Unfortunately, their car gets hijacked by some stranger and he hits a random pedestrian. He then abandons the car and the couple, making it look like they are ones who committed the crime. Now, it is up to them to prove their innocence and bring some light into the mystery. Releasing Date: April 3, 2020

I Still Believe

https://youtu.be/7Za7-Q8YURM Drama, Romance ‘I Still Believe’ is based on the true story of Christian music star Jeremy Camp. The singer’s first wife, Melissa Lynn Henning-Camp was diagnosed with ovarian cancer just before they married. The movie takes us through his journey of love and loss.  It is directed by the Erwin Brothers and is produced by Kingdom Studios. Releasing Date: March 13, 2020
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7 Must-Watch Indie Movies On Netflix

by Kaylen Summers

There is no doubt that we love watching a blockbuster from time to time. But, there is something about the independent movies that make us want to see it. Yes! their production value is really low when compared to big Hollywood names. But, there are many good indie movies out there that are worth seeing. We can see the blood, sweat, and tears of the filmmakers in these movies and that makes these films more close to us than the ones from big studios. Here are some of the best indie movies for you to watch on Netflix.

Sling Blade

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-RLVfo4SZfg Karl Childers has been in the custody of the state mental hospital since the age of 12. He was accused of killing his mother and her lover. But if he is released into the outside world, will he be able to adjust to it? Or is he better of institutionalized? Steam this wonderful indie movie to find out.

Obvious Child

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r2GN3wdfqbA This comedy and drama movie centers around an immature, newly unemployed comic. She lands in an unplanned pregnancy after her fling with a graduate student. Now, she must navigate through the murky waters of adulthood. Jenny Slate and Jake Lacy play the lead roles in the movie.

Black Snake Moan

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VYMqX3SKIGY Featuring Samuel L. Jackson and Christina Ricci, this one is about a God-fearing bluesman who takes in a wild young woman. She is a victim of childhood sexual abuse. Will he be the one to provide love and care that she was long seeking for?

Whisky

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rNbNqBVBsHA Jacobo's long lost brother has resurfaced and he wants to prove to him that his life is going great.  He turns to Marta, an employee at his sock factory to act as his wife in front of his brother. However, both soon started to realize that they have something more to each other than their estranged relationship.

King Jack

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QL_EYJFBIfI Jack grew up in a rural town filled with violence. His mother and father were oblivious. When his aunt fell ill, his younger cousin came to stay with him. It is from his cousin that he learns the value of friendship, family, and looking for happiness, even in the most desolated situations.

She's Gotta Have It

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pd9oTGr_1DA Nola is having simultaneous sexual relationships with three different men.  The movie is about her story told by her, her partners, and her friends. Each man wants her to be committed to her. But, Nola wanted her freedom and not to be tied up to any relationship.

Soni

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=928gFVXgEPQ Soni is a young policewoman in Delhi. Her superintendent, Kalpana is working on cases of violent crimes against women. Unfortunately, their alliance gets a huge setback. Following the accusation of misconduct on duty when Soni is transferred out. The crime and drama movie features Geetika Vidya Ohlyan and Saloni Batra in the lead roles.
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8 Movies on Amazon Prime that are Totally Hidden Gems

by Emily Keen

We are not even exaggerating when we say Amazon Prime has hidden gems. Even if you have been using the streaming service for a long time, there is a high chance you might have missed on these sizzling classics. The lineup includes a mix of new and old. Be it, a cult classic or drama or a comedy, there is something that lines with the likes of each one of you. Brace yourselves for some of the best creations that popped out the Hollywood mould.  
  1. 'Superbad'
Image result for superbad movieWhat do coming-of-age boys desire the most? Do we even need to say anything else? It’s hilarious yet heartwarming to see them go to great lengths to get laid though. If you haven’t watched the coolest movie of the year yet, it’s high time you do! Jonah Hill and Michael Cera are a treat to watch in this teenage buddy comedy.  
  1. 'Forever'
Image result for 2.	'The Big Sick'  movieExcitement ensues as a suburban couple decide to break the monotony of life and take a trip in the woods. Maya Rudolph and Fred Armisen lighten up your heart with their amazing onscreen chemistry.  
  1. 'The Disaster Artist'
Image result for The Disaster Artist  movieOne of the worst movies in Hollywood laid the foundation for one of the best. Could irony flex any further? We don’t think so. James Franco’s The Disaster Artist charts the making process of the cult favourite film “The Room”.  
  1. 'Arrival'
Image result for Arrival  movieAmy Adams gives the performance of the generation in this Sci-fi thriller that oversees dealings of human-alien. Adams is an expert translator and volunteers to undertake the mission of cracking the mystery around the intentions of the ET visitors.  
  1. 'Lady Bird'
Image result for Lady Bird movieIf smiling through tears is the kind of experience you seek, then Lady Bird is for you. This sweet coming of age story about a young girl will take you girls back to your sweet sixteen. Starring Saorise Ronan in the lead role, the film is directed by Greta Gerwig.  
  1. Children Of Men
Image result for Children Of Men movieThe film has aged like fine wine and the more you watch it, the more you realize how visionary Cuaron is as a director. The film charts an intense journey of a man who is asked to escort a young pregnant woman away from the dark and difficult land that has not seen a new life since the past two years.  
  1. Harlem Nights
Image result for Harlem Nights movieIf Eddie Murphy classics had a headliner, this would be it! Harlem Nights is a classic Murphy comedy that sees, a father-son duo sparring against the officials in New York to protect their livelihood.  
  1. The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert
Image result for The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert movieFilled with love and laughter, three drag queens take a trip in the deserts of Australia hoping to find a gig of a lifetime. The bus on which they travel is called Priscilla.
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6 Best Movies Of 2020 So Far

by Kaylen Summers

The Photograph

https://youtu.be/btQibJLf-Yc Romance, Drama The sudden death of the famed photographer Christina Eames leaves her daughter Mae, hurt, angry and full of questions. But, when finds a photograph from a safe-deposit box, she realizes that there is something more to her mother’s past than she knows. The Photograph is about her investigation about the romance between her mother and a rising journalist.

Like A Boss

https://youtu.be/qiSlzs4KT7U

Comedy

Like A Boss revolves around two friends who try to build a successful beauty company from the ground up. However, their friendship is tested with a buyout offer, putting them at war both professionally and personally. Directed by Miguel Arteta and written by Sam Pitman & Adam Cole-Kelly, the movie has Tiffany Haddish, Rose Byrne, and Salma Hayek in the lead roles.

Sonic The Hedgehog

https://youtu.be/-9DA3DEYeHM Comedy, Action Sonic has somehow made it to our Earth. He has also found a new best friend- a human named Tom Wachowski- to help navigate him through the complexities of life on Earth. However, with Dr. Robotnik hot on their trail, the two must join forces and prevent Dr. Robotnik from world domination.

Downhill

https://youtu.be/AY5SrKf_2ic Drama, Comedy Directed by Nat Faxon and Jim Rash, Downhill is an American black comedy film inspired by Ruben Östlund’s movie Force Majeure. It was during a ski vacation that a couple barely escaped an avalanche. However, after the incident, the two starts to reevaluate their lives and how they feel about each other.

Bad Boys For Life

https://youtu.be/R228yPrwqTo

Thriller, Action

Bad Boys For Life (2020) will see the return of old-school cops Mike Lowery and Marcus Burnett. The two are now part of a newly created elite team from the Miami police department called AMMO. They will be teaming up to take down Armando Armas, the ruthless leader of a Miami drug cartel.

Dolittle

https://youtu.be/FEf412bSPLs Adventure, Action Dolittle (2020) tells the story of Doctor Dolittle, a former doctor who turns to treat animals because of his love for all creatures. Eventually, he soon discovers that he can communicate with the animals. He, thus, embarks on a fantastical adventure.
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8 Movies on Hulu About Famous Events In History

by Kaylen Summers

Detroit

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HFeWsDpy9y0 🍅84% ⌛2h 23m 🎬2017 In 1967, America saw one of the largest citizen uprisings and it all started with a small police raid in Detroit. This American period crime drama film takes us deep into the tension that started the revolt and how the officials behaved to the people belonging to the black community of the region.

Hotel Mumbai

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F6szJsykTQw 🍅76% ⌛2h 03m 🎬2019 India faced one of its most devastating terrorist attacks at Mumbai on November 26, 2008. Hatred and death were spread throughout the city by terrorists. But, their biggest attack was at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel. Both hotel staff and guests risk their lives, making unthinkable sacrifices to protect themselves and keep everyone safe while help arrives.

Vice

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g09a9laLh0k 🍅66% ⌛2h 12m 🎬2018 When George W. Bush ran for the president in 2000, he chose Dick Cheney, the CEO of Halliburton Co., to be his Republican running mate. Cheney was not new to politics. He was the former White House chief of staff, House Minority Whip, and defense secretary. When Bush won the election, Cheney went on to help reshape the world using his new powers.

The Way Back

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mMRJonfmQY0 🍅66% ⌛2h 12m 🎬2018 Set after the WWII period, this period drama is Peter Weir's follow-up to Master & Commander (2003). The movie handles themes of man's struggle for freedom by depicting the struggle that several men went through to escape from a Russian gulag. Their perilous & uncertain journey to freedom across deserts, mountains and several nations builts the core of the movie.

Denial

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gfyw7Uz8_2A 🍅66% ⌛2h 12m 🎬2018 We all know that the Holocaust was one of the darkest chapters in human history. However, that was not the case years back. The Holocaust was only a conspiracy theory for many and they denied its existence. David Irving was one of them. But, when acclaimed writer and historian, Deborah E. Lipstadtpointed out that he was manipulating a historic truth, Irving sues her for libel.

Best of Enemies

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6yaD2KzwDk4 🍅93% ⌛1h 27m 🎬2015 Perhaps the best series of political debates to be televised will be that between liberal Gore Vidal and the conservative William F. Buckley Jr. This documentary not only showcases their commentary about the issues of their day but the entangled biographies of two of the greatest thinkers of all time.

Anthropoid

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fgR1jhEt37Y 🍅93% ⌛1h 27m 🎬2015 Featuring Jamie Dornan and Cillian Murphy, this movie is about Czech soldier Jozef Gabčík and Jan Kubiš. These two brave soldiers parachuted into their occupied homeland in order to assassinate a Nazi officer named Reinhard Heydrich.
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Oscar 2020: Where To Stream The Winning Movies

by Kaylen Summers

The 92nd Academy Awards have been announced, and if you are looking to watch the award-winning movies, we’ve gathered up the best ways to watch or stream them.
Check out our guide for streaming this year’s top movies straight from your couch.

Parasite

https://youtu.be/5xH0HfJHsaY
🏆Best Picture 🏆Best Direction- Bong Joon-ho 🏆Best Original Screenplay- Bong Joon-ho 🏆 Best International feature film
🎬Synopsis: Ki-taek’s family is poor and unemployed. They slowly ingratiate themselves into the lives of the wealthy and glamorous Parks. But, what they didn’t realize was that they were going to get tangled up in some unexpected incidents.
📺Where To WatchAmazonVuduGoogle Play

Joker

https://youtu.be/zAGVQLHvwOY
🏆Best Actor- Joaquin Phoenix 🏆Best Original Music Score- Hildur Guðnadóttir
🎬Synopsis: Arthur Fleck is a failed comedian who is forever alone in the crowd. Being isolated, bullied and disregarded, he descends into madness and becomes a criminal mastermind.
📺Where To WatchAmazonVudu, Google Play

1917

https://youtu.be/gZjQROMAh_s
🏆Best Cinematography- Roger Deakins 🏆 Best Sound Mixing- Mark Taylor,  Stuart Wilson 🏆 Best Visual Effects- Guillaume Rocheron, Greg Butler, Dominic Tuohy
🎬Synopsis: At the height of the First World War, two young British soldiers, go on an impossible mission across enemy territory to deliver a message that will stop a deadly attack on hundreds of soldiers.
📺Where To WatchAmazon

Little Women

https://youtu.be/AST2-4db4ic
🏆Costume Design- Jacqueline Durran
🎬Synopsis: The March sisters are four young women who are each determined to live life on their own terms.
📺Where To WatchVuduAmazon

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

https://youtu.be/ELeMaP8EPAA
🏆Best Supporting Actor- Brad Pitt 🏆Best Production Design- Barbara Ling, Nancy Haigh
🎬Synopsis: Struggling to find meaningful work in Hollywood, actor Rick Dalton spends most of his time drinking and palling with Cliff Booth, his best friend, and longtime stunt double.
📺Where To Watch: AmazonGoogle Play

Judy

https://youtu.be/nkWYth9Y2Tc
🏆Best Actress- Renée Zellweger
🎬Synopsis: Legendary singer Judy Garland is having a major financial crisis. In order to overcome it and get back to her children, she leaves for London where she performed in many sold-out concerts.
📺Where To WatchAmazon

Bombshell

https://youtu.be/0rBnkBIhoFE
🏆Makeup and Hairstyling- Kazu Hiro, Anne Morgan, and Vivian Baker
🎬Synopsis: Based on real events, Bombshell is about Gretchen Carlson who files a lawsuit against Fox News founder Roger Ailes for sexual harassment. This let Megyn Kelly and several other women to come forward with their stories.
📺Where To WatchAmazonGoogle PlayVudu

Marriage Story

https://youtu.be/BHi-a1n8t7M
🏆Best Supporting Actress- Laura Dern
🎬Synopsis: A stage director and his actor wife are struggling through a divorce. Their conflicts are pushing them into personal and creative extremes.
📺Where To WatchNetflix

Jojo Rabbit

https://youtu.be/tL4McUzXfFI
🏆Best Adapted Screenplay- Taika Waititi
🎬Synopsis: Discovering that his single mother is hiding a Jewish girl in their attic, Jojo and his imaginary friend, Adolf Hitler, must confront his blind nationalism.
📺Where To WatchAmazonVuduGoogle Play

Toy Story 4

https://youtu.be/wmiIUN-7qhE
🏆Best Animated Feature
🎬Synopsis: On a road trip with Bonnie and the toy gang, Woody meets his long-lost friend Bo Peep.
📺Where To WatchVuduAmazon

Rocketman

https://youtu.be/S3vO8E2e6G0
🏆Best Original Song
🎬Synopsis: Based on the real-life story of Elton John, this movie is a musical fantasy about the fantastical human’s breakthrough years.
📺Where To WatchAmazonGoogle PlayVudu
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8 Brilliant Period Dramas to Watch on Netflix

by Emily Keen

Period Dramas are a guilty pleasure we all devour without being embarrassed. There is something about these costume oriented 18th century Scottish/English legends that captivate all audiences alike. Perhaps it is the lavishness of the frames that seeps into our minds or the elegance of the women that enchants our senses. Besides these dramas bring out the most awkward details of the lives of the people who were considered the makers of history. A dose of gossip is always a plus. If not any of the above, the blooming innocent romance and lurking infidelity in a regal set up is the kind of entertainment that unequivocally attracts audiences. Here is a list of 8 brilliant period dramas streaming on Netflix  
  1. Revolutionary Road
Image result for revolutionary road movieIf you felt Titanic was heartbreaking because Kate and Leo did not have a happy ending, this one will leave you shattered. Meant to say that as a positive trait as their onscreen chemistry is a treat to the eyes and you should watch Revolutionary Road for that in addition to its incredible storyline and screenplay.  
  1. ‘Neruda’
Image result for Neruda movieThe Chilean communist drama about the infamous politician and poet Pablo Neruda is an act of revolutionary aesthetics and narration. Luis Gnecco is perfect in the role as the impish Neruda. The narrative navigates through the time of Chilean history when a cold skirmish broke between the government and the communist group. An utterly biblical mash-up of literature, politics heightened by splendid performances.  
  1. ‘The Imitation Game’
Image result for The Imitation Game movieA British masterpiece helmed by Morten Tyldum is the life story of Alan Turing phenomenally portrayed by Benedict Cumberbatch. Many believe Alan Turing was a hero who changed the world by breaking the Nazi Enigma code during World War II but did not get credit owing to his sexuality which also led to his persecution.  
  1. ‘Howard’s End’
Image result for Howard’s End movieWhat happens when a conservative family crosses paths with an intellectual family? A situation of similar proportions brews up when the Schlegel family and Wilcox family meet in the late 20th century.  
  1. ‘Daughters of the Dust’
Image result for Daughters of the Dust movieThis is a lyrical experience crafted Julie Dash that chronicles the lives of three generations of Gullah women in the South Carolina preparing to migrate from the region owing to vanishing ways of life. You can feel the frenzy in the inventiveness of the narrative and visual language.  
  1. ‘Becoming Jane’
Image result for Becoming Jane movieNetflix sure does not have “pride and Prejudice”. But “Becoming Jane” is the closest any story could come to the 90s romance classic. The story is based on the life of the author of “Pride and Prejudice” Jane Austen herself and we may have just realized what forms the inspiration for most of her novels.  
  1. ‘The Duchess’
Image result for The Duchess movieThe ever beautiful Keira Knightley and period dramas are a never-ending affair and we can’t deny that it is where she belongs. In ‘The Duchess’ the actress portrays the life of the Duchess of Devonshire charting all her life right down to the scandals of 18th century.  
  1. ‘Lady J’
Image result for Lady J movieFor all you movie buffs who love Dangerous Liaisons, Lady J almost walks the same path where a woman intends to take down a man who cheats on her. Set in the reign of Louis XV, the makers have brilliantly blended wit with a highly promising narrative.
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Best Valentine’s Day Movies And Where To Stream Them

by Kaylen Summers

Valentine’s Day is around the corner and like many of us you might also be wondering the same thing- “Where can I find some good romantic movies?!” Don’t Worry. This time we’ve narrowed it down for you. This guide will help you find the right valentine’s day movies to stream or rent. Just be sure to have your popcorn and tissue ready!

Definitely, Maybe (2008)

https://youtu.be/LMpLWf5tv30 You might have already seen this legendary rom-com. But, it is still worthy enough to be seen again. The movie has Ryan Reynolds in the lead role and is about him telling his daughter the romantic tale of how he met her mother. If you are looking for some serious romantic tale, then this one is surely going hit the spot. Watch now

Someone Great (2019)

https://youtu.be/BBd9gcrj2Wk This one is more of a  love-story-turned-break-up film. But, it is not all about pain and break-up, its more about finding yourself afterward. So, gather your girl gang, grab some wine and watch this movie to rediscover yourself this Valentine’s Day. Don't forget to get some tissues too. Watch now

Some Kind of Wonderful (1987)

https://youtu.be/aNmP7z1Eemo Watts is a young tomboy. She is friends with Keith. However, things take a turn when he gets a date with the most popular girl in school. Poor Watts realizes that she has some other deeper feelings for her best friend than just friendship. But, will she be able to express it and win his heart? Watch now

Love, Rosie (2014)

https://youtu.be/luh9S2bUaFk Ready for some solid cry?! This classic story retold with new actors is sure to put tears on your eyes. There is nothing new about the narrative. But, its cliches are enough to make us feel romantic. Besides that, the movie has Lily Collins and Sam Claflin giving out their best romantic performances ever and they look so adorable together as well. Watch now

Heartbreakers (2001)

https://youtu.be/ja2Q5gH_Mac This light-hearted, fun rom-com is about a mother and daughter who like to swindle rich men. Max marries a wealthy woman and Page seduces them for Max to catch. The two decide to do one last heist. However, it looks like someone catches some feelings. Watch now

Take Me Home (2011)

https://youtu.be/F5K-Dl4DUV4 Thom Colvin is an unlicensed NYC cab driver. One day an attractive woman gets into his cap and asks him to take her to California. What else do you need for a love story to blossom?! Will the long travel make them fall in love? Stream to find out. Watch now

Drinking Buddies (2013)

https://youtu.be/wxuxkQF7Bak Need some indie romance?! Drinking Buddies is the ultimate feel-good romantic drama you can find. The movie has a simple-yet-relatable narrative about relationships, jealousy and lots of beer brewing. Watch how the line between 'friends' and 'more than just friends' become blurry. Watch now

Always Be My Maybe (2019)

https://youtu.be/Qr2DxgOnKoA Imagine meeting your former flame after a very long. This rom-com is all about that. Expect one is a rich famous chef and the other is just an ordinary man running a family business. Will these differences keep them away from their obvious connections? Stream to find out. Watch now

The Choice (2016)

https://youtu.be/nWPM1jTnuuo This movie takes place in a small coastal town. It was where Travis and Gabby first meet. The two neighbors, eventually, end up in a relationship. But, it seems like life is not all on their side. With a turmoil of life events set to upset their romantic tale, will they be able to hold on to each other in love?! Watch now
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8 Romantic Movies To Watch This Valentine’s Day

by Emily Keen

There are classic rom coms in Hollywood we often trip over. There are scenes that still get the audience swooning. For instance- Mark flashing a “To Me You Are Perfect” note to Juliet in Love Actually or the I'll have what she's having" moment in Harry Met Sally. No matter how many times we come across these scenes, there is a momentary gush of feelings. But we often miss out on movies that drown in the noise caused by these cult classics. We keep chasing after the relatable feelgoods when there are troves of new feelings to experience. Here is a list of the rarest romantic films that you should be binging over this Valentines.  
  1. Moonrise Kingdom
Image result for moonrise kingdom movieAccording to popular opinion, this is the film holds a spot in the top 5 movies of Wes Anderson. The man has a penchant for creating heartwarming stories with his knack over intricacy. A budding love of a pre-teen couple passionate yet mature forms the heart of the story. The story builds as they navigate the challenges of school life and the mindset of adults around them. The Moonrise Kingdom might as well be called the best adaptation of Peter Pan and Wendy’s onscreen chemistry.  
  1. Amelie
Image result for Amelie movieMagic ensues when two kindred souls are trapped in a whirlpool of emotions and you know it is never going to be a straightforward love story. But that’s the beauty of Amelie. The back and forth journey of two people in love will leave you with an intense yet carefree hangover.  
  1. Love & Basketball
Image result for Love & Basketball movieAmidst countless tales about how love suffocates between two achievers stands an honest attempt by Gina Prince-Bythewood. The film charts the love between two ball players that stems as a rivalry but blooms into an imperfect yet a trying relationship. Bythewood leaves no corner unexplored in this athletic feature. Right from the complications of being in the limelight, making business decisions and family planning Love & Basketball is an ode to love stories that endure the test of time and life.  
  1. Let the Right One In
Image result for Let the Right One In movieThe love between two oddballs is still love. They just have a different way of expressing it but at the core still exist the same values- utter faith and zero conditions. This screen adaptation of John Ajvide Lindqvist’s novel brings together two misfits who have a peculiar inclination towards gruesome murders and bloodthirst. Creepy huh? If you don’t mind the grisly aspect of this romantic affair, you are about to have a whole new perspective about the unconditional love that we talk about all the time.  
  1. WALL-E
Image result for WALL-E movieMake no mistake, it’s not just a robot! He feels passion, love and emotions just like you and I. 800 years from now when humanity would probably have evolved into humanoids with the human core still intact only abilities amplified, this is how the love between two people would look like. Andrew Stanton’s sci-fi space animated adventure takes you through different stages of WALL-E’s love story and he makes sure it permeates the screen and pierces right through the heart.  
  1. The Apartment
Image result for The Apartment movieIf you are ensorceled with B&W era classics love sagas, The Apartment would be a bold choice. If you are thinking why “bold”, well for once it favours the idea of painful love and the other being the Avant grade characters build by Billy Wilder.  
  1. Forgetting Sarah Marshall
Image result for Forgetting Sarah Marshall movieFor all those getting over a breakup, Jason Segel’s methods of forgetting a significant other might just help. Or maybe not! If not that, at least you will laugh your heart out at this brutally honest tale of post break up struggle.  
  1. Carol
Image result for Carol movieTodd Haynes means to tell you that love is not just a feeling that brews randomly. It is slow, lopsided and has its own language. It lies in the subtle cues that we often ignore thinking it is just ostensible and transient. What if it’s not? This intoxicating tale provokes so many questions and unattended emotions at once. It’s time you meet your feelings head-on!
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7 Most Awaited Movies This 2020

by Kaylen Summers

Bloodshot https://youtu.be/0R-qIOGyEcw Bloodshot (2020) is the upcoming movie based on the comics from Valiant comics. Ray Garrison is a marine who got murdered along with his wife. However, he was resurrected by a team of scientists with the help of nanotechnology. With the nanobots in his bloodstream, he becomes a superhuman, biotech killing machine – Bloodshot. Morbius https://youtu.be/jLMBLuGJTsA Morbius is the newest addition to Sony’s Spiderverse. Dubbed as The Living Vampire,  he isn’t a vampire in the traditional sense. In his pursuit to find a cure for his terminal illness, Dr. Michael Morbius conducts a series of experiments that give him vampire-like powers. The only downfall is his thirst for human blood. Fast and Furious 9 https://youtu.be/rkD4MAi7ZoM Dom and Letty are back in the new teaser trailer for the upcoming installment of the Fast Saga. The movie is a sequel to 2017’s The Fate of the Furious. This is the ninth installment in the main Fast & Furious franchise. Nothing much about the movie has been revealed yet. Disney’s Mulan https://youtu.be/8btMI_N8v8U Disney’ Mulan is the live-action retelling of the 1998 animated film of the same name. The movie tells the story of a tomboyish girl who disguises herself as a young man. She wants to fight with the Imperial Chinese Army and defend the country from Northern invaders. Brahms: The Boy II https://youtu.be/ECPfXUW0zt8 Brahms: The Boy 2 centers a small family that moves into a guest house at the Heelshire Mansion estate. Their son has already been going through some trouble. Not knowing about the horrifying history of the grand home, their son makes friends with the eerily life-like toy he calls Brahms. Will the family survive the terrifying doll?! Candyman https://youtu.be/tlwzuZ9kOQU   Claimed to be the ‘spiritual’ sequel of the 1992 iconic horror classic, the new Candyman movie will see the return of Tony Todd in the titular role. With Nia DaCosta in the director’s chair, the movie will be an updated take on the franchise and will be directly connected to the original movie. Other major characters are played by Yahya Abdul-Mateen II (Aquaman),  Nathan Stewart-Jarrett (Misfits), Teyonah Parris (If Beale Street Could Talk), and Colman Domingo (Euphoria).

A Quite Place Part II

https://youtu.be/QbynQn2_0RU Sequel to hit ‘A Quiet Place’, the movie follows the Abbott family as they face more terrors in their fight for survival in silence. As they are forced to venture outside the sand path, they discover that the creatures that hunt by sound are not the only threats that they need to worry about.
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8 Best Valentine’s Day Movies On Amazon Prime

by Emily Keen

Date night with friends or boyfriend! A romantic film is a perfect way to end the night. But how do you choose a film right for the mood? Fret it not! We have got a list of 8 movies that make up for a perfect valentine’s week line up on Amazon Prime. Here goes:  
  1. Miss Congeniality and Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous
Image result for Miss Congeniality movieAn undercover FBI agent infiltrates a beauty pageant in this infamous rom-com headlined by Sandra Bullock. The first instalment is more on the romantic side while the second is a pal comedy featuring Regina King as Bullock’s partner.  
  1. Because I Said So
Image result for Because I Said So movieA hilarious experience ensues as Daphne tries to get her extremely insecure youngest daughter find a perfect match and stop her from backing the wrong horse. The misunderstandings caused by Daphne’s overbearing fill the feature with an utmost chuckle.  
  1. Thanks For Sharing
Image result for Thanks For Sharing movieA recovering sex addict and a breast cancer survivor find comfort in each other’s company and end up falling in love. But how are they supposed to make this work when they have to fight separate battles of their own? The film stars Mark Ruffalo and Gwyneth Paltrow in lead roles with Tim Robbins and Josh Gad as supporting cast.  
  1. Cruel Intentions
Image result for Cruel Intentions movieYou could call this a revamp of Dangerous Liaisons with an added essence of true love, Cruel intentions come across as an exploration of the viciousness of human vices. The star cast includes Reese Witherspoon, Ryan Phillippe, Sarah Michelle Gellar and Selma Blair star.  
  1. Girl Most Likely
Image result for Girl Most Likely movieThis indie comedy charts the life of Imogene (Kristen Wiig) from the time she attempts to end her life and her mother takes her in. You would think this improves her life but it’s just the opposite.  
  1. How To Be A Latin Lover
Image result for How To Be A Latin Lover movieIn the ultimate laughing stock we see Eugenio Derbez playing toyboy to rich widows to keep his desire of a luxurious lifestyle satisfied. When his cougar of a wife banishes him from her life, his quest of searching for a new flame earns him a total shift in perspective.  
  1. The Big Sick
Image result for The Big Sick movieKumail Nanjiani’s relationship with Emily V. Gordon forms the basis of this feature dealing with cross-cultural conflicts in a love story. The film stars Nanjiani as himself and Zoe Kazan as Emily.  
  1. Little Italy
Image result for Little Italy movieA love story at the mercy of a family feud forms the backdrop of the film. Will love see this couple to the end of the road amidst a business rivalry? Oh and maybe you should order some pizza if you crave food once you look at it.
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6 Movies To Watch With Your Family

by Kaylen Summers

Hugo (2011)

https://youtu.be/Hv3obL9HqyY A quirky ride power packed for younger groups of audiences is what Hugo is at large. The tale speaks of Hugo, an orphan who loses his father in a fire. While there is nothing particularly concerning or even alarming about the film, the tone adopted in the film by Sasha Baron Cohen’s character where she speaks of pregnancy and infidelity may have upset a few sections.

Minions (2015)

https://youtu.be/jc86EFjLFV4 You know how kids’ movies are. They are silly, filled with humor and a simple narrative easy for the little ones to understand. But when critics got sight of Minions, they instantly hated the movie. Why? Because critics are all adults and not kids. Though the Despicable Me spin-off initially got only a 50% score on Rotten Tomatoes, it went on to earn a global box office haul of over $1 billion.

The Terminal (2004)

https://youtu.be/B-suuEQyoVc Tom Hanks is not the guy you want to travel with. This time he is not stuck on an island. He is stuck at the airport. Viktor Navorski lost his country for some political reasons. But, the problem is he was on the plane when this whole thing happened. Now, he’s stranded at Kennedy Airport with a passport that nobody recognizes.

Miracle on 34th Street (1947)

https://youtu.be/kUwyGo6PQzY Even though this is a remake of the original 1947 film, this has a following of its own. Kris Kringle is the acting Santa at Cole’s Department Store in New York. His mission is to bring a little holiday magic to the children he meets. Eventually, everyone starts to think that he is the real Santa Claus. This heartwarming film will surely make your holiday season special.

The Meg (2018)

https://youtu.be/udm5jUA-2bs There is no doubt that The Meg was nothing more than an ultra-budget B-movie with Jason Statham in the lead role. Critics and domestic audiences hated the movie for its hollow theme and crappy plot. However, things were a little different for the Chinese audience. The movie became a blockbuster in China, grossing over $500 million at the worldwide box office.

Zathura: A Space Adventure (2005)

https://youtu.be/hxrF-X1yn6Q This whimsical space adventure has two brothers (aged 6 and 10) put aside their conflicts embark on a journey that will have them facing off against infuriated extra-terrestrial beasts. However, this movie is an absolute No-No if you despise foul language though!
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8 Rom-Coms to Stream on Netflix this Valentine’s Day

by Emily Keen

It’s the valentine season and we are sure you are looking for something to end a date with. Singles need not worry either. These movies will inadvertently cheer up any section of audience irrespective of their relationship status. There is something magical about these classics that spellbind even the most uninterested viewers. You just have to initiate. When it comes to rom-coms Netflix has quite a collection. Here are 8 best Rom-coms to watch on the streaming service this Valentine’s:  
  1. About Time
Image result for about time movieThis romantic narrative overlaid on the concept of time travel is monumentally packed with drama and emotions. It is a rather interesting blend of a love story and science fiction. As …. Realizes he can travel through time, all he wants to do is go back and woo an old flame.  
  1. The Ugly Truth
Image result for the ugly truth movieA lovesick television producer (Katherine Heigl) strikes a wily deal with a cynical TV show host (Gerard Butler) who believes his perception of love is perfect. He is even almost winning the bet until his own feelings begin to wander the love he so claims to control begins to control him instead.  
  1. Always Be My Maybe
Image result for Always Be My Maybe movieOne word! Hilarious! This comical journey of two childhood sweethearts reconnecting after 15 years will crack you up. The film stars Ali Wong, Randall Park and Keanu Reeves in a special role.  
  1. The Theory of Everything
Image result for The Theory of Everything movieIf you think a science mind is not at all romantic, you need to watch Theory of Everything. This film captures the love between the most intelligent man on earth and his first love in the most incredible way.  
  1. Hitch
Image result for Hitch movieWill Smith plays a Date Doctor who claims he can match people with their soul mates in just three days. He crosses paths with a Tabloid journalist (Eva Mendes) who swears to expose him and his sham at all costs. Little do they know the spar ultimately causes them to develop feelings for each other?  
  1. Jane Austen Book Club
Image result for Jane Austen Book Club movieA tale full of love, bliss, failures ensues as a group of funny friends catch up years later in a Jane Austen themed book club.  
  1. Good Luck Chuck
Image result for Good Luck Chuck movieCharlie is cursed with being lonely. He has dated a bazillion women and everyone finds their soul mate as soon as they break up with him. As life takes a beautiful turn and he stumbles upon Cam, a charming penguin girl. He instantly falls in love with her but will he be able to break the curse?  
  1. Someone Great
Image result for Someone Great movieThe twenties won’t stay forever no? We eventually have to give up on our idea of a perfect relationship and embrace life like an adult. In an attempt of recovering from a brutal breakup, Gina takes a holiday with her friends that turn out to be a life-changing adventure.
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8 Movies That Make You Think About Reality

by Emily Keen

For years we have been told that we only use 10 percent of what our mind is actually capable of. There are still theories contradicting this fact. But what if it’s true? These are movies that will help you walk through those passages of mind that you didn’t even know existed. The whole purpose of these films is to expand our consciousness and open our minds to new possibilities.  
  1. Total Recall (1990) | IMDb 7.5
Image result for Total Recall (1990)Douglas Quaid has constant dreams about a trip on Mars but he has no idea why. Until he subjects himself to a memory implant which brings back some forgotten memories.  
  1. K-PAX (2001) | IMDb 7.4
Related imageA patient claims to be ET but the psychiatrist have a hard time believing his explanations.  
  1. Predestination (2014) | IMDb 7.4
Image result for Predestination (2014)A mind-bending time travel romp which finds a Temporal agent chasing his a criminal who has forever managed to escape through time.  
  1. Identity (2003) | IMDb 7.3
Image result for Identity (2003)Two plot lines run parallel to each other where one follows a series murders happening at a Motel and the other is a trial room set up where a psychiatrist is trying to prove the innocence of a man accused of murder. Is there a connection between the two?  
  1. Unbreakable (2000) | IMDb 7.2
Image result for Unbreakable (2000)David Dunn is unbreakable, and he does not notice the fact until he survives a deadly train crash and emerges completely unharmed from it. Elijah, a comic specialist might just know why that is.  
  1. The Jacket (2005) | IMDb 7.1
Image result for The Jacket (2005)The Jacket is a story about a wrongly convicted suspect in a crime that leads a war veteran to have visions from the future while he is locked in a body drawer as a part of experimental therapy.  
  1. The Thirteenth Floor (1999) | IMDb 7.0
Image result for The Thirteenth Floor (1999)Another “whodunit” mystery murder tale taken to a whole new level by throwing in a concept of a computer-generated parallel world.  
  1. Triangle (2009) | IMDb 6.9
Related imageJess and her friends land in an uncalled for a tragic situation where they are being hunted down one by one and Jess unknowingly is the way out of this quandary.  
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8 Best Netflix Original Holiday Movies

by Emily Keen

November and December are the most pleasant months of the year. It is the time when the excitement for holidays begins and it is okay if you feel like indulging in cheesy rom-com features. Since the mood is generally skewed towards light-hearted and happy ending dramas, a lot of holiday movies happen to release during this time of the year. Netflix too has its share of flicks that are meant for an audience who want to cozy up to a delightful adventure on a snowy night. And here they come!  
  1. ‘Let It Snow’
Image result for ‘Let It Snow’ movieYou will find yourself going gaga over a pair of teenage couples, out on a date on Christmas eve in the beautiful small town, Illinois.  
  1. ‘Klaus’
Image result for ‘Klaus’This Netflix original animated film might seem like a casual holiday flick. Except it’s not! The film has a very strong underlying message about why it is important to learn about being responsible.  
  1. ‘Holiday in the Wild’
Related imageIt doesn’t exactly start on a positive note where Kate’s husband just left her and her son is off to college. Kate then decides to take a solo trip to Zambia which was actually supposed to be a second honeymoon. The holiday turns out to be a life-changing journey for Kate where she finds an ostensible love interest in Derek and a new found love for taking care of elephants at the local sanctuary.  
  1. ‘Holiday Rush’
Image result for ‘Holiday Rush’Rush Williams loses his job as an RJ, goes broke and has to give up on his normal lifestyle and start sharing an apartment with his aunt. It would have been better if he didn’t have any dependants on him. He has children who think the house is a dump. “Holiday Rush” is the story of a walking the tight rope, trying to make a living and at the same time be a good father to his children.  
  1. ‘The Knight Before Christmas’
Image result for ‘The Knight Before Christmas’A knight from the 14th century gets sent to present-day Ohio by an old crone. He is following a quest, unbeknownst to what the mission actually is. Brooke empathizes with the situation and decides to take him in until he has found his way. What unfolds next is a tale of old school romance adorned with a lot of love and kindness with the air smelling like Christmas. A perfect movie for Christmas eve!  
  1. A Christmas Prince: The Royal Baby' (2019)
Image result for A Christmas Prince: The Royal Baby'If you don’t mind overly cheesy and goodie love being thrown all around like confetti, go ahead and watch this one. But mind you, it could sound awfully ridiculous at times with overblown emotions and sugar-coated dialogues.  
  1. Christmas Inheritance (2017)
Image result for Christmas Inheritance (2017)This can be called a hallmark Christmas film with all the elements that make up for a perfect holiday watch but is way less cheesy than the Christmas Prince Trilogy as a whole. A rich city girl must learn the importance of Christmas before she inherits her father’s fortune. What grips you to the story is her journey.  
  1. The Holiday calendar
Image result for The Holiday calendarNothing flashy about this one per se but it definitely deserves a spot on the list. It's too bad that this charming story about a photographer who inherits a calendar that can predict the future is often forgotten when we speak of Netflix’s holiday content.
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8 Light Hearted Movies You Can Stream on Netflix

by Emily Keen

We all need an escape from the stress and tension of our daily lives. Netflix is the one escape that we are very thankful for. Do you know what more you should be thankful for? The light-hearted films the streaming service has on the list. Don’t worry about doing the digging. We already did that for you. Here goes:  
  1. Roald Dahl's Matilda (1996)
Image result for Roald Dahl's Matilda (1996)As children, we all felt like getting back at the adults who tried to control every aspect of our life. What would you do if you had the power to teach these control freaks a lesson? Roald Dahl's Matilda could give you some ideas.  
  1. When Harry Met Sally… (1989)
Related imageThe cult-favorite rom-com is every hopeless romantic’s go to after an exhausting week.  
  1. Set It Up (2018)
Related imageIt’s payback time for the horrible bosses! This story about two assistants fed up with their managers will give you a laugh of a lifetime.  
  1. To All the Boys I've Loved Before (2018)
Image result for To All the Boys I've Loved Before (2018)What if someday your crush finds out the way you feel about them? You have no idea what to do right? Well, in Lara’s case it is just too many crushes whom she wrote secret letters to and now all of them know! How is she ever going to get through this?  
  1. Burlesque (2010)
Related imageCliché is all you can call this plot that involves Christina Aguilera and Cher. Mostly a no brainer, but you just can’t hate it.  
  1. Someone Great (2019)
Related imageThis may not be a great rom-com but watch it just to witness the best onscreen chemistry the trio shares onscreen.  
  1. Falling Inn Love (2019)
Image result for Falling Inn Love (2019)The Inn is what drives the story that starts between a woman who wins a new tavern space and the contractor who is helping her refurbish it.  
  1. Legally Blonde (2001)
Image result for Legally Blonde (2001)Is there anyone who has not heard of this teen classic? And if you did not know it was available on Netflix, You are welcome.
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8 Movies That Make You Think About Life

by Emily Keen

We often think of cinema as a medium to keep ourselves entertained. But movies do so much more than that. They help us gain a new perspective on life. Just like these movies we have listed below. They enlighten us and inspire us in more ways than we can imagine.  
  1. Into The Wild
Image result for Into The Wild movieThis story about a nature lover who gives up on his life and goes in pursuit of wilderness will help you come to terms with the fundamental nature of human beings.  
  1. The Truman Show
Image result for The Truman ShowWhat would it feel like if you find out, your life until now was documented for a reality TV show? The Truman Show is about a man who comes to find the truth about his life and now questions the significance of his existence.  
  1. Crash
Image result for crash movieA brutally honest tale of racial tension that developed in America post 9/11 highlights different shades and complexities of human nature.  
  1. The Shawshank Redemption
Image result for The Shawshank Redemption movieThis classic narrated by Morgan Freeman is a work of art built around the life of Andy Dufresne who is wrongly convicted for a murder he did not commit. Will he be able to redeem himself?  
  1. Waking Life
Image result for Waking LifeA philosophical masterpiece crafted by Richard Linklater vividly illustrates the nature of the human mind.  
  1. Pay It Forward
Related imageDoing good is not hard. The world would be a great place to live in had we practiced kindness like the 11-year-old boy does in this movie.  
  1. Dead Poets Society
Image result for Dead Poets SocietyWhy do we let society define the way we should live? Who gets to decide if your dreams are normal or delusional? Dead Poets society raises some very important questions.  
  1. Life Is Beautiful
Related imageThis is one heartwarming attempt at showcasing a parent’s love for their children and you will find yourself smiling through tears.
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8 Fantasy Flicks Streaming Right Now on Netflix

by Emily Keen

There is no rigid definition of what makes up a good fantasy film. It is simply any pic that gives us an out of the world experience through breathtaking set pieces. Be it a battle of pirate ships or trouble in paradise, they qualify if they make the audience go woohoo! Here is a list of some of the most expansive epics that will take you on a ride of a lifetime.  
  1. Legion (2010)
Image result for Legion (2010)Run Time: 100 min | IMDb: 5.2/10 Paul Bettany and Dennis Quaid star in this dark fantasy epic that clings to some of the genre’s most- A protagonist versus Zombie chronicle coupled with religious themes and a bit of darkness! We cannot lie though. It’s quite a lot of darkness, to be honest.  
  1. Cloud Atlas (2012)
Image result for Cloud Atlas (2012)Run Time: 172 min | IMDb: 7.5/10 This Wachowski creation is more of a mind-numbing experience than a fantasy with a lot of plotlines and character arcs being navigated simultaneously. But the themes of space and time help it make the cut.  
  1. Coco (2017)
Image result for Coco (2017)Run Time: 105 min | IMDb: 8.5/10 On a superficial scale, Coco might just seem like another family drama surrounding a Mexican family. But subliminally it is meant to invoke some deep sentiments that humans experience in this journey of life and death. The picture of heaven painted by this film is rather unconventional but extravagant.  
  1. The Crow (1994)
Image result for The Crow (1994)Run Time: 102 min | IMDb: 7.6/10 A rockstar comes back to life as the Crow to take revenge from men who raped and killed his fiancé. The film gained much acclaim since the lead Brandon Lee, died on an incident on the set with just a week remaining for the film to be completed.  
  1. The Brothers Grimm (2005)
Related imageRun Time: 118 min | IMDb: 5.9/10 Two brothers go around scamming villagers for money in exchange for their ability to scare away evil and ghosts. But the con eventually lands them in real trouble when they are faced with real supernatural powers.  
  1. Hellboy (2004)
Image result for Hellboy (2004)Run Time: 122 min | IMDb: 6.9/10 Who could pull off the devil better than Ron Perlman did? But the audience loved this one since he was not a devil after all. He fought for good.  
  1. April And The Extraordinary World (2015)
Image result for April And The Extraordinary World (2015)Run Time: 105 min, IMDb: 7.3/10 Set in an alternate version of reality, this film showcases a world where technology does not exist and France is led by the Napoleans. Care to venture into this world?  
  1. Horns (2013)
Image result for Horns (2013)Run Time: 120 min | IMDb: 6.5/10 Can you imagine Daniel Radcliffe with horns? He still looks hot! Besides in this one, he goes dark.
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8 Fantasy Movies to Watch on Amazon Prime

by Emily Keen

Fantasy movies are much more than the cliché ideas of fairy tales and wizards. They could be giant monsters or machines or even space adventures. It is any movie that takes you on a roller coaster of thrill and excitement. We present you 8 best fantasy movies streaming on Amazon Prime.  
  1. Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle
Image result for Jumanji: Welcome To The JungleDwayne Johnson’s Jumanji is a modern-day idea of the original concept. The third installment of the franchise features a video game that sucks the players into a jungle where dangers of cosmic proportions await.  
  1. Aquaman
Image result for AquamanThe supposedly rightful heir of the Atlantis, the Aquaman is back with a splash in a standalone aqua adventure treating us with the best CGI and intensive combat scenes. But what really looks mesmerizing is the vibrant theme of the film.  
  1. Godzilla: King of Monsters
Related imageOne word- Destruction! That’s right! If fans say they were not satisfied with the earlier renditions of this monster film franchise, be assured you will have enough combat and demolition to fulfill that craving.  
  1. Men in Black
Image result for Men in BlackThe Brand’s original film is the best one ever and none of the sequels will ever match up to the level of wit, vision and cultural impact the dynamic duo Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones had on the audience.  
  1. Snow White and the Huntsman
Image result for Snow White and the HuntsmanUnlike the animated Snow White, this one is not a light-hearted princess story. It is a rather dark and murky quest of a princess(Kristen Stewart) who has to save her kingdom from her evil stepmother. This is a real battle she has to fight on the field with the aid of the huntsman (Chris Hemsworth).  
  1. Hocus Pocus
Image result for Hocus PocusHocus Pocus is the classic tale of three witches whose spirits come alive every Halloween. The spooky cult favorite released in 1993 and is still adored by all generations.  
  1. Guardians of the Galaxy
Image result for Guardians of the GalaxyA group of Kickass and hilarious guardians driving around in their cool spaceship saving the cosmos from imminent dangers! This is one franchise in the Marvel universe that perfectly blends superhero actions with genuine emotions and brilliant plotline.  
  1. Mortal Engines
Image result for Mortal EnginesThe plot sounds bonkers. It is actually set in a post-apocalyptic future where cities are moving on wheels and the big cities will eat up small ones if they don’t grow. Crazy huh? But the soul of the film is n fact the protagonist Hester, who has rather questionable ethics but an undeniable depth to her.
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8 Best Thrillers on Amazon Prime Right Now

by Emily Keen

It is absolutely overwhelming, the list of thrillers Amazon Prime has added to its stable over the years. If you try to settle on one, it gets almost impossible. Amidst the dozen choices and each poster looking better than the other and the feeling that you might miss out something better if you do not do enough research before you zero in on one gets you all anxious. We wanted you to get past that stage. Here is a list of 8 best thrillers available on the streaming service so that the thought of where to begin, does not take all your time.  
  1. Overlord
Image result for overlord movieA war story by all means, but ‘Overlord’ takes a big leap by throwing in brutal human experiments and paints an eccentric picture of what the world might have looked like on the clock of Nazis.  
  1. The Report
Image result for The ReportHow brutality towards prisoners suspected of being connected to the 9/11 attacks has been explored by numerous movies. This film, on the other hand, means to unravel the biggest cover-ups in the history of CIA’s investigation pertaining to the torturous methods that investigative forces resorted to in America in retaliation of the heinous war crime.  
  1. Thief
Image result for thief movieMaking his mind up on giving up all criminal activities, Frank is down to crack a safe one last time. But we all know how this ends. But the point is you have to witness this underrated gritty noir by Michael Mann. It is great.  
  1. You Were Never Really Here
Image result for You Were Never Really Here movieJoaquin Phoenix as a war veteran and ruthless assassin keeps having hallucinations. An extraordinary performer that he is, cruising through a tentative world so smoothly and taking us along with him that we keep wondering until the very end, Are we really here?  
  1. The Rainmaker
Related imageFrancis Coppola handles this one very different from his iconic films like Godfather and Apocalypse. But this happens to be one of the best adaptations of John Grisham’s novels with some of the most terrific performances from the cast. A must watch if you are into the thriller genre.  
  1. Witness
Image result for Witness movieNot many films have explored the principles of the Amish community like Harrison Ford’s Witness. SO besides being a unique thrill generating machine, it can also be viewed as an educational experience about the Amish community’s take on life.  
  1. The Killing
Image result for The Killing movieStanley Kubrick’s third film as a filmmaker gave the world a glimpse of his genius. The Killing is everything a thriller should be- Exciting, gripping and high energy.  
  1. The Conversation
Related imageSurveillance expert Harry Caul is one reserved chap, obsessed with his work and occasionally playing Saxophone. But that’s about it. No one is allowed in his world and neither does he engage with other’s lives until he realizes that the clients he is working, for now, might be having the shadows of death lurking around. With a series of twists and turns watch Harry unravel the truth only to lead to one of the saddest endings you would have ever witnessed.  
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8 Psychological Thrillers Streaming On Netflix Right Now

by Emily Keen

Thrillers need not always be about creepy monsters and surreal characters. The darkest corners of the human mind are much scarier and worth exploring. Hollywood’s cosmos of psycho thrillers is gleaming with the darkest gems that are highly underrated.  For fans of horror and mystery here are 8 of these brilliant psychological thrillers streaming on Netflix right now.  
  1. The Invisible Guest
Image result for the invisible guest movieA typical ‘whodunit’ plotline that will keep you guessing about the identity of a killer until the curtain falls on the final act.  
  1. The Good Neighbor
Image result for The Good NeighborTwo tech-savvy guys, Sean and Ethan are hellbent on creating a haunting experience for their old neighbor. If you are thinking there is nothing particularly psycho about it, you should perhaps take a closer look at Ethan who would go to any lengths to push his poor old neighbor over the edge.  
  1. Buster's Mal Heart
Related imageWhen Rami Malek’s at the heart of the story, don’t expect anything sane or normal! But one thing is for sure! You are in for a ride of a lifetime. The Oscar-winning actor plays an ordinary man who one fine day decides to give up on his life as a family man for life on the run because he is convinced that an event called ‘The inversion’ is about to change the world.  
  1. Brick
Image result for brick movieA classic film noir, the film overlays the elements of old age detective films over seemingly modern characters. Gordon-Levitt’s character drives the entire film which is a masterpiece in itself when it comes to plotting, dialogues, and astuteness.  
  1. Berlin Syndrome
Image result for Berlin SyndromeSet in Berlin the film follows the journey of an Australian backpacker Clare who loves to explore places and meet new people. But are all strangers really dreamy-like they show in romantic comedies? The one Clare meets is definitely a nightmare.  
  1. Creep
Image result for creep movieIt is everything the title literally says. There is something so disturbing yet utterly fascinating about this found footage romps that they will keep you coming back. Creep charts the life of Aaron, a videographer who finds himself working for a man(Josef) who is about to die of cancer and wants to document his life for his unborn child. But whatever Josef says, his stories do not add up.  
  1. Hush
Image result for HushImagine you are home alone and suddenly you realize that you have an invited guest. The terror that would craw above the knees is unexplainable. Now hold that thought. Let’s say you are deaf and mute too. Feel the chills down the spine yet? Exactly the feeling this slasher flick aspires to invoke.  
  1. Burning
Related imageIf any of you are aspiring thriller filmmakers, consider Burning as the masterclass session you need. The film is simply amazing with developing a story that will take even the most uninterested audience to the edge of their seats. A must watch psychological thriller that takes brilliantly dissects the concepts of class divide and toxic masculinity.
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8 Movies That Are Sure to Make You Cry

by Emily Keen

No matter how strong you think you are when movies bring out a whole lot of relatable sentiments it will trigger waterworks whether you like it or not. Here are 8 such movies that are sure to make you cry when you watch them.  
  1. Beaches
Image result for beaches movieA tale of childhood friendship eternalized by the love between two best friends and the performances of Barbara Hershey and Bette Midler. If nothing else, do not underestimate the power of music to tickle the eyes.  
  1. Brokeback Mountain
Image result for Brokeback MountainIf this poignant account of homosexual attraction between Jake Gyllenhaal and Heath Ledger does not make you cry, I don’t know what will.  
  1. Holland's Opus
Image result for Holland's OpusThere is always that one teacher in everyone’s life whose words or actions have a huge impact on their life. Have you thanked them for doing it yet? If not, this story about a music teacher will compel you to do so.  
  1. The Joy Luck Club
Related imageA mother-daughter story that will make you reach for the phone and call your mom once it’s over.  
  1. Stepmom
Image result for StepmomSusan Sarandon and Julia Roberts give us the ultimate tear-jerker with their bizarre relationship that takes an unusual turn.  
  1. The Lion King
Related imageNot just the deers, zebras, and the elephants, we were all rejoiced and teary-eyed when Rafiki held little Simba high up in the air like the king he was.  
  1. The Fault in Our Stars
Related imageYour life is about to end. How do you process the feelings of love at this stage when nothing is certain enough? Grab a box of tissues before you start watching this tale about two teens battling cancer and at the same time their feelings for each other.  
  1. The Hate U Give
Image result for The Hate U GiveThis brutal drama about the life of a black girl highlights the struggle of surviving in spaces of white dominance when you belong to a black neighborhood.
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8 Good Movies to Watch When Home Alone

by Emily Keen

Some movies mean to convey emotions that cannot be fully felt in the presence of company. Such features are best enjoyed alone. Here are 8 such movies that may be solemnly devoured when you have the house all to yourself.  
  1. Honey Boy, 2019
Image result for Honey Boy, 2019A poignant account of actor Shia Labeouf's life explores an emotionally toxic relationship he had with his father and how the consequential PTSD changed his life.
  1. Waves, 2019
Image result for Waves, 2019Another complicated father-son relationship maverick which pushes the boundaries of conventional narratives coupled with phenomenal cinematography and sublime acting.  
  1. Uncut Gems, 2019
Image result for Uncut Gems, 2019A high thrill adventure set in the backdrop of New York city driven by an ecstatic Adam Sandler whose life at the moment to be described in one word would be- crisis. Not to mention the Safdie brother’s signature style tension build-up that will keep you at the edge of your seat.  
  1. The Lighthouse, 2019
Image result for The Lighthouse, 2019An oddball script that is carried only by two characters. That’s right! Robert Pattinson and Willem Dafoe phenomenally enact the struggle, the frustration, and weariness they undergo while being stuck over an island with each other.  
  1. The World Before Your Feet, 2018
Related imageA very uplifting account about life realized through Matt Green’s obsession to walk every street of the city and document the character of what we call New York. It took him six years!  
  1. Last Breath, 2019
Image result for Last Breath, 2019A tense and gripping tale of a diver who is stranded 100 meters below the surface of the North Sea just 5 minutes away from his Last breath while the rescue is 30 minutes away.  
  1. Midsommar, 2019
Image result for Midsommar, 2019Well here is the deal. If you suffer from Anxiety, stay away from this one. This is Ari Aster’s second psycho-thriller taking satanic rituals to a whole new level set in the backdrop of beautiful Swedish mountains. Don’t fall for its aesthetics. It could drive a sane man crazy!  
  1. The Mustang, 2019
Image result for The Mustang, 2019Matthias Schoenaerts proves he is very eloquent with expressing his emotions without saying a word. This is one of those rare gems which deserves all the appreciation for the underlying subtext more than the story and more so for the way it is narrated.  
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8 Best Space Opera Movies of All Times

by Emily Keen

Space operas as a genre are a tremendous effort. The VFX, extravagant set pieces and vivid imaginations are quintessential to the success of these movies. Not all Soap operas made in Hollywood to date have made it to the winner's list. It’s a total gamble. If the film wins, the makers become legends. If it doesn’t, well then, they get drafted into Hollywood’s loser’s list. Here is the list of 8 great space operas which turned out to be massive hits:  
  1. Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
Image result for Star Trek II: The Wrath of KhanTwo ship commanders sparring against each other in the dark of space, this installment of Star Trek Franchise takes the villainous nature to a whole new level. With staggering performances and one of the most striking death scenes, this deserves the number one spot on the list.  
  1. Star Wars: Original Trilogy (1977 – 1983)
Image result for Star Wars: Original TrilogyThe Trilogy is the one true definition of what a space opera means in all respects. All three films are considered benchmarks in the world of cinema.  
  1. Serenity (2005)
Image result for Serenity (2005)Ever come across a film that is so wholesome that it becomes difficult to pick one good moment? Well, Serenity is one of them. The movie was specifically applauded for creating a whole new world with well-drawn characters.  
  1. Alien (1979)
Related imageIf you haven’t watched this movie in a theatre, you are missing out on an experience of a lifetime. No movie will ever be able to match the dark depths of space as recreated in Alien. The film revolves around a group of humans making a run from an Alien spaceship, hellbent on destroying them.  
  1. Interstellar (2014)
Image result for Interstellar (2014)Simply put – Work of art, made sublime by the direction of Christopher Nolan and scaling the height of classics owing to wonderful performances and brilliant cinematography.  
  1. Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
Image result for Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)James Gunn’s GOTG may not be a classic space opera but it would not be fair if we just dismiss it. The dazzling visual effects and comical tone which spans across the film help the film make the cut.  
  1. WALL-E (2008)
Image result for WALL-E (2008)So far the only animated film to be classified as space opera Pixar’s WALL-E builds entirely around a robot. It would not be right to say that they have a perfect vision of the future but the ideas are quite refreshing.  
  1. Galaxy Quest (1999)
Image result for Galaxy Quest (1999)The film begins with spoofing the ideas of space opera and sci-fi culture but then takes a sharp turn to give you a perfect space adventure.  
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6 Awesome Cowboy Movies To Add To Your Watchlist

by Kaylen Summers

Before the era of superheroes, the 1930s to 60s saw Hollywood's obsession with cowboys. During this time, many classic westerns were produced and some of them have their own cult following even today. But, if you are thinking about watching any of the movies, here is a list of awesome cowboy movies for you to start watching.

The Great Silence (1968)

https://youtu.be/nMrhQp35uUo 1h 46min|Director: Sergio Corbucci A group of ruthless bounty hunters is out to hunt down another group of outlaws and a vengeful young widow. However, the only person standing in their way is a mute gunslinger. Will he be able to overcome the odds and save his people from the bounty hunters? Stream to find out.

Pale Rider (1985)

https://youtu.be/ePlyWlhobDU 1h 55min | Director: Clint Eastwood A ruthless landowner is terrorizing a small gold mining camp to take hold of their land. Luckily for the miners, it seems like God has finally heard their prayers and he has sent Clint Eastwood on a pale horse to help them out. Arriving the town as a preacher with mysterious, otherworldly origins, Eastwood teams up with the miners and fights against the landowner and the corrupt sheriff.

High Plains Drifter (1973)

https://youtu.be/Ek9CwmjisLE 1h 45min | Director: Clint Eastwood When it comes to cowboy movies, Clint Eastwood will always remain on the top of the list. In this movie, he is a  gunfighting stranger who visits a small settlement of Lago. Feeling intimidated by his presence, three gunmen try to kill him. However, he guns them down and earns the trust of the townsfolk and they hires him to hold off three outlaws coming their way.

Ride the High Country (1962)

https://youtu.be/ui1Mnvdj24I 1h 34min | Director: Sam Peckinpah From transporting gold from a mining community an ex-lawman is hired. He has to travel through some dangerous territory to get to his destination. But, the real danger was lurking much closer than he expected. His partner and old friend double-crosses him and plots against him.

Appaloosa (2008)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EGwr8PeI_3E 1h 55min | Director: Ed Harris The people of a small town in the west are suffering under the rule of a rancher.  In order to escape from his clunches, they hire two friends to police the town. But, their job got a little tougher then they expected when a young widow arrived in the town.

True Grit (2010)

https://youtu.be/unEO_p71cik  1h 50min | Director: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen A hired hand murders the father of a 14-year-old farm girl. With no one on her side, she took it to herself to capture the killer. But, she knew that she needed the help of a trained hand. So, she hires Reuben J. 'Rooster' Cogburn, the toughest U.S. Marshal around.
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7 Movies That Are Super Funny To Watch

by Kaylen Summers

Being funny is not an easy task- especially on screen. You need to have a consistent narrative, great performance from actors and overall good timing. Though there are many comedies from Hollywood, only a few were striking enough to remain in our hearts. Here is a list of such movies that super funny enough for a rewatch.

Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994)

https://youtu.be/JudjRVhIgns When it comes to comedy, we cannot start the list without mentioning Jim Carrey. There is no doubt that one of his most memorable performance comes in Ace Ventura: Pet Detective. The mascot of the Miami Dolphins along with quarterback Dan Marino has gone missing. Now it is up to Jim Carrey to find the people behind this awful crime. Will he be able to solve the mystery, using his killer wits and abnormal investigations tactics? Watch to find out.

https://youtu.be/adlo9hJpemE Police Academy gets a new batch of recruits and this time its a group of civilian volunteers because of  Commandant Lassard's new 'Citizens on Patrol' program. The new community relations project has strong governmental support. But, it looks like Captain Harris has a strong dislike towards it. With him determined to make it a failure, it will be a fun ride to watch how the new batch survives.

Problem Child (1990)

https://youtu.be/cxFT8zYZ3dU It all started when Ben Healy and his social-climbing wife Flo decided to adopt a child.  Their choice was a fun-loving seven-year-old named Junior. But, little did they know that he was actually a little monster who can turn camping trips, a birthday party and even a baseball game into disastrous embarrassments. How?! You will have to watch this hilarious satire on modern-day family life to find out.

So I Married an Axe Murderer (1993)

https://youtu.be/O3TgDBN7wk4 Charlie MacKenzie has just gone through a bad breakup. But he is not going to give up on a love that soon. He falls for lovely butcher Harriet Michaels and introduces her to his parents. Unfortunately, his parents think that she is actually a notorious serial killer nicknamed "Mrs. X", who is involved in a series of unusual honeymoon murders. Taking his parents' actions as foolishness, Charlie ties the knot with Harriet. But soon he starts to realize that his parents were actually right.

Kingpin (1996)

https://youtu.be/6LEuhBT4TUg Roy Munson was told that he would become a bowling superstar one day. But on playing for the wrong crowd, he lost his left hand and was left with a hook instead of it. It was when he started to settle down with it that he found someone who is as good as him- an Amish kid named Ishmael. Now, he is out to make a comeback and help the kid paly the high leagues.

Black Sheep (1996)

https://youtu.be/BRgCb1QjOv4 Albert Donnelly is a dignified candidate running for Governor. His campaign managers think that his slow-witted and klutzy younger brother, Mike, can be a problem to his public appearances. So they have hired sarcastic Steve to babysit him and keep him out the media's eyes. Mike and Steve are out of town during the election and having the time of their lives.

Fierce Creatures (1997)

https://youtu.be/fU9zV8gdEUw A New Zealand tycoon has just acquired Marwood Zoon and he has hired ex-policeman Rollo Lee to run it. To prove himself to his new boss and to earn more profits, Rollo introduces a new 'fierce creatures' policy. According to it only the most impressive and dangerous animals are allowed to remain in the zoo. But, the keepers are liking these demands.
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8 Martial Arts Movies That You Haven’t Seen Yet

by Kaylen Summers

Martial arts movies are known for their fast-paced fights and over-the-top stunts. Hollywood had seen many martial art movies make great returns for this reason alone. However, there are many of these marvels that you haven't seen yet. We have gathered some of such hidden gems and put together this list.

Fist of Legend (1994)

https://youtu.be/m4QTnENUl-4 Chen Zhen is a Chinese engineering student in Kyoto. For loving Mitsuko Yamada, he is often insulted and abused by his fellow students. Mitsuko Yamada is the daughter of the director. One day, he realizes that his kung-fu master Hou Ting-An gets killed while fighting against the Japanese champion Ryuichi Akutagawa. He soon returns to his native Shangai to fight Ryuichi Akutagawa and bring honor to his master and him.

Chocolate (2008)

https://youtu.be/VoccbDV5NOI The story of Zen is truly an inspiring one. She is an autistic teenage girl with powerful martial skills. For her treatment, her sick mother has sought money from most of the people she knew. Now, it is up to her to use her martial skills to repay the money that she owes.

The Forbidden Kingdom (2008)

https://youtu.be/6t8_jG56mEo We all have been there. Watching kung-fu classics and imitating their movies, acting like a ninja. But for this American teenager, his obsession with martial arts took a turn when he discovers a legendary weapon in a Chinatown pawnshop. The extraordinary stick weapon belongs to the Chinese sage and warrior, the Monkey King. The lost relic takes the teenager back in time to ancient China where he joins a crew of warriors to free the imprisoned Monkey King.

Unleashed (2005)

https://youtu.be/AoBkHA7-I84 Danny is raised by slaves and is not knew to fight for his survival. His "master" Bart, keeps him in a collar and makes money by making him fight in fight clubs. One fine day, Bart's crew ends up in a car accident, Danny takes the opportunity to escape from him. Luck favored his braveness as he is given shelter by a blind, kindhearted piano tuner. Can Dany use the music there to free his long-buried heart?!

Fearless (2006)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tY5KeXeCgxM During the turn of the 20th Century, Huo Yuan Jia was a well known martial arts fighter. During his life period, he has suffered many personal tragedy. However, his perseverance and hard work has helped him fight against the darkness of his life. He redefined the true spirit of martial arts and inspired many from his nation.

Brotherhood of the Wolf (2001)

https://youtu.be/bSjvrlDxlaQ It is the 18th century France. A mysterious beast has been killing hundreds. To investigate the matter, the King to the Gevaudan province sends Chevalier de Fronsac and his Native American friend Mani. Will they be able to solve the mystery and defeat the creature?! Or will they fall as another victim to the creature?!

House of Flying Daggers (2004)

https://youtu.be/AaOO2oork7A Ready for some raw martial arts action. This one is one such flick, taking place in 9th century China. The kingdom is ruled by a corrupt government. In order to free the people from the system, a rebel army called the Flying Daggers has waged war against the government. If that doesn't make you excited, there is also a cool romantic story in between.

Bulletproof Monk (2003)

https://youtu.be/dKAYuO_BlDM When it comes to Hollywood martial arts hybrid, a Kung-fu master is a must-have cliche. In this movie, he is a mysterious and immortal Tibetan, who has spent his last 60 years traveling around the world trying to protect the ancient Scroll of the Ultimate. Now, he must take up his ultimate challenge. He must mentors a selfish street kid and make him disciplined through the ways of ancient kung fu techniques.
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7 Romantic Movies That Are Heart-Warming

by Kaylen Summers

There is nothing more heart-warming than to snuggle next to your beloved and watch a beautiful romantic movie. The perfect movie date night, isn't it?! But, which movie is the ideal one to watch? What if the movie you selected has some awkward moments? Don't worry. We've got your back. From the long list of romantic comedies and romances, we have picked up some of the best for you to stream on your movie date. Here are 7 romantic movies that are heart-warming.

Notting Hill (1999)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ig_88q9M3SU William Thacker lives a pretty normal life. But, when the famous American actress Anna Scott walks into his bookstore in London, things took a turn into the romantic. One thing leads to another and before you know it the two are in a blossoming relationship. But far will their relationship last with their completely different lifestyles?!. Can the average bloke and glamorous movie star exist together?!

The Lake House (2006)

https://youtu.be/V02lqEpbk2Y Sometimes love can be a little bit strange. What happens with Sandra Bullock in this movie is the same. She plays a lonely doctor who used to live in a lakeside home. She soon starts exchanging love letters with its former resident who happens to be a frustrated architect. The two soon fall in love and now they must unravel the mystery behind this one-of-a-kind romance before things get out of their hands.

50 First Dates (2004)

https://youtu.be/ErjP5xMTc8I Henry is skilled in seducing any women. However, when his tricks are useless in front of Lucy. Why? Because the girl has no short-term memory. Henry is not going to give up that easily. So, she woos her day after day and finally made her fall for him. But, with her short memory, will she be able to remember him?!

When Harry Met Sally... (1989)

https://youtu.be/vmSpCLefjnw It was during a trip from Chicago to New York that Harry and Sally had a strong debate:  Whether sex would ruin a friendship between a man and a woman or not?! Guess what? Even after eleven years, they still trying to figure out a solid answer.

The Fault in Our Stars (2014)

https://youtu.be/9ItBvH5J6ss Ready for some heartbreaking love story? Hazel is terminally ill. Though her treatment has brought some more years to her life, she knows that she is not going to last long. But when she met Augustus Waters all of a sudden at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel comes to the realization that there is more to her life than just waiting for death.

My Sassy Girl (2001)

https://youtu.be/4lnyW3vIGvI Here is a non-Hollywood tale of love. When a mild-mannered man saw a drunk young woman on a subway platform she helps her out. But, he didn't know that it was the beginning of a beautiful love story. We don't want to spoil this one with a description. This one is worth seeing.

The English Patient (1996)

https://youtu.be/N1OopmufwUo This one is also gonna make you cry. What do you expect from a romance that got 9 Oscars?! The story takes place in the 1930s. The Royal Geographical Society has sent out Count Almásy, Hungarian map maker and several explorers to chart the vast expanses of the Sahara Desert. However, with World War II unfolding, Almásy is through into a world of love, betrayal, and politics all of a sudden.
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5 Best Jim Carrey Comedies For You To Re-Watch

by Kaylen Summers

Over the years, we have seen so many actors do great comedy on screen. Many have made us laugh with their sense of humor, comic timing and incredible acting skills have kept us entertained for a long time. Among them, everyone's favorite is undoubtfully Jim Carrey.  His movies have a certain charm that makes us crave for more. With that being said, here are 8 Jim Carrey movies that you would enjoy re-watching.

Bruce Almighty (2003)

https://youtu.be/0XBxoKumlqQ Jim Carrey is already unpredictable in his movies. Give him God-like power and you can only imagine what he can do. Carrey plays the role of  Bruce Nolan, a 'human interest' television reporter in Buffalo, N.Y. Though he has a good like and a loving girlfriend, Bruce still remains unfulfilled. Being angry at the event happening in his life, he ridicules God- and he responds, endowing Bruce with all of his divine powers.

Fun with Dick and Jane (2005)

https://youtu.be/ldbkr2eN6qk It's always hard to lose a job. But when Dick Harper lost his job, he and his wife, Jane, decided to turn to crime to overcome the massive debt. When the two got really good at robbing people, they decided to rob the person who robs the one person who is responsible for all their depts.

Me, Myself & Irene (2000)

https://youtu.be/ssx_riw1Y9Y When it comes to transo=forming himself into a character, Jim Carrey is the best. We have even seen him as multiple characters in the same movie. But, what if all the characters are in the same person. We are talking about multiple personality disorder and the movie is Me, Myself and Irene. Rhode Island State Trooper Charlie Baileygates suffers from the disorder. While one of his personality is absurd and destructive, the other is more friendly and pleasant. But, the problem is that both of them fall in love with the same woman named Irene.

Dumb and Dumber (1994)

https://youtu.be/YCysyv0Cfz4 This one of the most popular movies from Jim Carrey. The movie is about Lloyd and Harry who are two of the most indescribable stupid men you will ever see. The movie kickstarts with Mary, a beautiful woman, losing a suitcase with money before leaving for Aspen. However, the two friends find the suitcase and decide to return it to her. Will the dumb and dumber be able to return it and win her heart?!

The Mask (1994)

https://youtu.be/lcjN7zkgELM Before Deadpool made fourth-wall-breaking a thing, there was always The Mask bringing in some most hilarious moments on screen. The 1994 movie has Jim Carrey play the timid bank clerk Stanley Ipkiss. Upon discovering a magical mask, his whole life is turned upside down. The mask containing the spirit of the Norse God turns Ipkiss into a charming playboy who catches the eye of local nightclub singer Tina Carlyle and lock horns with junior crime lord Dorian Tyrell over a bank heist.
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6 Movies That Are Too Disturbing To Watch

by Kaylen Summers

Movies are made to entertain its audience. But there are some movies that can seriously disturb you to the core. It can be a scene, an actor's performance, dialogue and in some cases the whole movie. Yes! We are not joking. There are movies out there that are too disturbing for anyone with a normal mental state will regret watching. If you think that we are joking, try anyone one of these movies from our list and let us know how you felt in the comment section below. Here are 6 movies that are too disturbing to watch.

The Human Centipede (2009)

https://youtu.be/IX8fKLjC__c Two American girls were on a carefree road trip through Europe. Their car accidentally breaks down somewhere in the middle of the German woods. While searching for a nearby place to stay, they eventually end up in the clutches of a deranged retired surgeon. He is apparently planning on making something known as the 'human centipede, - where the women will be connected to each other one after the other.

The Hills Have Eyes (2006)

https://youtu.be/xNw6197sycg This one based on the old cult classic by Wes Craven. A family is on a road trip. But, things get awry when they somehow get stranded in a government atomic zone. With nowhere to go, they soon realize that they are actually in a breeding ground of a blood-thirsty mutant family. Guess who their next prey is?!

The Devil's Rejects (2005)

https://youtu.be/poxddLZq2k0 If you have seen House of 1000 Corpses, you'll know what you are in for. This one is a sequel to that movie. After surviving the ambush, Otis and his sister, Baby, manages to escape. The two hides in a backwater motel waiting as their father, Captain Spaulding is on his way, killing whoever is standing in his path.

The Green Inferno (2014)

https://youtu.be/aGGPTlrX_PE A group of student activists from New York City has arrived at the Amazon. Their mission to organize protests to save the rainforest. Unfortunately, they soon realize that they are not the only ones in the vast landscape. Whatever is lurking behind the dark jungle is not going to let them off the hook that easily.

FearDotCom (2002)

https://youtu.be/gZDIWcAV93k A homicidal sadist has tortured and killed four people. The worse part is that the killer is posting these gruesome videos online. Now it is up to Mike Reilly and the Department of Health worker Terry Huston to track down the homicidal sadist before he goes at it again.

The Neon Demon (2016)

https://youtu.be/YqFhKdRFPvA You know how the fashion industry works. The glitz, glamour, and fame are everywhere. But there is also a dark side to this as well. Aspiring model Jesse is one who got pushed into that side. Her youth and vitality created jealousy among other beauty-obsessed women in the industry. They will do everything they can to take her out. But, how far will they go?
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7 Must Watch Movies Every Teacher Should Watch

by Kaylen Summers

Teaching is not just a job. It is a responsibility given to shape the minds of the future. A good teacher is remembered by their students forever. However, if you are not so good at teaching, it will not just be affecting you, but others as well. These movies are not going to help to teach better. However, they will surely encourage you to become a better human being and look at students with a much positive perspective.

The Squid and the Whale (2005)

https://youtu.be/zaZhnD69vl0 An indie-pop by Noah Baumbach follows the crumbling marriage of a couple and how it affects their two sons. Both parents are writers but are perceived differently by their children. Inspired by the father, Walt is quiet a talent at school but takes weird decisions of giving up his love life, because his father apparently is not a big fan of monogamy. The mother, on the other hand, has fallen out of love with Bernard and finds a romantic interest in another man.

Good Will Hunting (1997)

https://youtu.be/ReIJ1lbL-Q8 This one is a cult classic. Will Hunting has a genius-level IQ. Yet, he chooses to work as an MIT janitor. His talents were recognized by Professor Gerald Lambeau when he solved a complicated graduate-level math problem. The professor took it to himself to help the confused youth reach his full potential.

It's A Wonderful Life (1946)

https://youtu.be/wAtE1cGb1BM Premiered in 1946, this movie has without a doubt stood the test of time. Guardian angel Clarence Odbody walks George Bailey through an alternate reality George was never born. Holiday movies may come and go, but this is a heartwarming movie that will always stay close to you.

Little Miss Sunshine (2006)

https://youtu.be/VWyH_twcMl0 We all need more of Olive's confidence. She is chubby, bespectacled and fabulous. there may be moments when she might doubt it. But she knows that there is no one actually like her.

The Karate Kid (1984)

https://youtu.be/yDi3an8WgN4 Some of you might have already seen this one. But, it is still worthy to be on the list for being the hugely popular classic underdog tale. Daniel LaRusso is hassled by the school bullies. Luckily, it is in his apartment building that martial arts master: Kesuke Miyagi lives. He agrees to train Daniel and teaches him more than just self-defense. With newfound confidence and wisdom, will Daniel be able to face off against his tormentors?

The Blind Side (2009)

https://youtu.be/KA56LqFszYI This is the story of Michael Oher, a homeless and traumatized boy. With the help of a caring woman and her family, the movie tells about how he became an All American football player and first-round NFL draft pick. If you love watching stories about the underdog overcoming and winning, then this is the one for you.

October Sky (1999)

https://youtu.be/4cmMukCFyd8 Here is another story about overcoming and achieving. The movie is based on the inspiring real-life story of Homer Hickam, a coal miner's son. Gaining inspiration from the first Sputnik launch, he decides to study rocket science against his father's wishes. Luck favored the brave, as he eventually became a NASA scientist.
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8 Movies Every Entrepreneur Must Watch

by Kaylen Summers

There is a lot to learn and a lot to implement when you are an entrepreneur. And sometimes the best way to do it is from your coach. We talking about movies that can inspire you and keep you motivated for your entrepreneurial goals. Here are 8 great movies that every entrepreneur must watch:

Steve Jobs (2015)

https://youtu.be/aEr6K1bwIVs Every entrepreneur is inspired by this man one way or the other. We all look up to him for his achievements and success. That makes this movie more interesting. Telling the real-life story about Steve Jobs, the movie tries to paint the intimate representation of the brilliant man at its epicenter.

The Founder (2016)

https://youtu.be/AX2uz2XYkbo Here is another true story and it's about how Ray Kroc build his vast fast-food empire. It was while working as a salesman for Illinois that Kroc met Mac and Dick McDonald. They were then running a burger joint in South California. Impressed by the brother's speedy system of making the food, Kros pitched them an idea for franchising and the rest is history.

Joy (2015)

https://youtu.be/uR-2TiQVY-k Being an entrepreneur is tough. Being a woman entrepreneur is even tougher. Joy is based on the life of one such woman. She is a single mother who fights her way up to become one of the most successful women entrepreneurs in the country.

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind (2019)

https://youtu.be/nPkr9HmglG0 Here is a story that proves that perseverance and determination can take you far. The tale is about a thirteen-year-old boy in Malawi who fought against all odds to save his family and village from famine. His unconventional invention was his ticket to success.

Atlas Shrugged: Part I (2011)

https://youtu.be/6W07bFa4TzM Based on the 1957 novel by Ayn Rand, this movie is part drama. part thriller and part science fiction. But, most importantly, it is about the struggles of a powerful railroad executive named Dagny Taggart. With the society around her crumbling, she is struggling to keep her business alive.

The Fifth Estate (2013)

https://youtu.be/ZT1wb8_tcYU The Fifth Estate offers a look at the relationship between WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and his early supporter Daniel Domscheit-Berg, who later became his colleague.  With his website growing tremendously and influencing many, an irreparable rift appears in between the two friends.

Molly's Game (2017)

https://youtu.be/Vu4UPet8Nyc Molly Bloom is a young skier and former Olympic. But, now she is off to become a successful entrepreneur. Unfortunately, things are not looking great for her after she establishes high stakes in an international poker game. Now the FBI is after her. Will she be able to outrun them and keep her goals?

Vice (2018)

https://youtu.be/g09a9laLh0k Dick Cheney is the CEO of Halliburton Co. George W. Bush chose him to be the running mate for his 2000 elections. Cheney was not new to politics. He used to be the White House chief of staff, House Minority Whip, and defense secretary. However, when Bush finally became the president, Cheney started using his newfound power to help bring some changes to the country.
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7 Upcoming Summer Movies 2020

by Kaylen Summers

Summer is not even close, but still, Hollywood studios are all set and ready to fill your theatres with some awesome tentpoles and big-budget popcorn flicks. Here is a list of movies that are awaiting you this summer.

The SpongeBob Movie- 22 May 

https://youtu.be/AYFM9HABfFo Adventure, Comedy Gary the snail has been mysteriously kidnapped. In order to solve the mystery, SpongeBob and Patrick travel to the lost city of Atlantic City.  Proving that there’s nothing stronger than the power of friendship, they encounter danger and delight at every turn.

Black Widow- May 1

https://youtu.be/_1eykFE1fSA Action, Adventure Black Widow marks the first solo-outing of the character after a decade of being in the Cinematic Universe. The movie will also kick start Phase 4 of MCU. Set as a prequel to the events of Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame, the movie is expected to be placed after Captain America: Civil War in the MCU timeline.

Peter Rabbit- 3 April

https://youtu.be/euGHcnyUo84 Adventure, Comedy Peter is known for his mischief among other rabbits. No matter how hard he tries, he cannot seem to shake off that reputation. So, he embarks on new adventures outside the garden into the streets where his mischiefs are appreciated. Unfortunately, the fun time doesn’t last long as he lands in more trouble than expected.

The New Mutants-  April 3

https://youtu.be/W_vJhUAOFpI Horror, Thriller The New Mutants is the upcoming horror-superhero film from Marvel Studios and 20th Century Fox. The movie will be the last of the X-men movies from 20th Century Fox, now that Disney has acquired the studio and its properties. Hopefully, it is said that the movie might have some connections with the existing Marvel Cinematic Universe and will be a standalone movie about a group of young mutants who are held in a secret facility for experimentation.

No Time To Die- April 8

https://youtu.be/c3n9KRSmNSA Action, Mystery, Thriller, Spy The latest installment in the Bond movies- No Time To Die will see Daniel Craig’s return as the super-spy. Picking up five years after the capture of Ernst Stavro Blofeld, retired Bond is thrown back into the action when a scientist is abducted by Safin, a mysterious villain armed with dangerous new technology.

Wonder Woman 1984- 5 June 

https://youtu.be/sfM7_JLk-84 Sequel to the 2017’s Wonder Woman,  the movie marks the ninth installment in DC’s movie universe. This time Wonderwoman will be facing off against the Cheetah, a villainess who possesses superhuman strength and agility. Gal Gadot will be reprising the title role, with Chris Pine, Pedro Pascal, Robin Wright, Kristen Wiig, and Connie Nielsen in supporting roles.

Ghostbusters: Afterlife- 10 July

https://youtu.be/ahZFCF--uRY Ghostbusters : Afterlife is the original sequel to the old Ghostbusters franchise. The movie revolves around a single mother and her two children who move to a new town. There she discovers that they have a connection with the secret legacy of original Ghostbusters.
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7 Must Watch LGBT Movies Of All Time

by Kaylen Summers

Society is welcoming the LGBT community is with open arms and a lot of people coming out bravely day after day. In this time of woke culture, our movies are also embracing this change. This can be noted well in the movies of the last decade and some even before that. Here are 7 must-watch movies that embrace the Pride spirit with love and care.

God's Own Country (2017)

https://youtu.be/ki3B3C2tGBQ Set in rural Yorkshire,  this movie tells the story about a young farmer. He led a normal life with daily frustrations, binge drinking, and casual sex. But things took a huge turn when a Romanian migrant worker arrives. The two realize that they have feelings for each other and thus begins a conflicting love story.

Love, Simon (2018)

https://youtu.be/ykHeGtN4m94 Love is for everyone. But, things are not that easy for Simon. Don't misunderstand this as some typical teenage dating crisis. This is more complicated than that. Seventeen-year-old Simon is yet to reveal his friends and parents that he is gay. But, that's not the only complication. It seems like he has fallen for an anonymous classmate online too.

Brokeback Mountain (2005)

https://youtu.be/sCytaMge7bY This one is set during the summer of '63. Two cowboys are working together on a shepherding job. Over the course of time, the two develop a raw and powerful bond between them. But, little did they know that it will last for a lifetime. Now, the two are on an emotional conflict trying to break away from the lives they were forced to live in and want they want.

Milk (2008)

https://youtu.be/0rMzrruIIm8 This 2008 movie is the biopic of the person who made history- Harvey Milk. He is the first openly gay person to be ever elected into public office. He began his fight for gay rights in San Francisco during the late 1970s. This inspired many to join him in his fight for equal rights in America.

Blue Is the Warmest Color (2013)

https://youtu.be/Y2OLRrocn3s Internationally well renowned, this movie is on the list for treating LGBT in the most normal and perfect way possible. The movie is about Adèle who falls in love with blue-haired Emma. The two discover love and desire in others. With Emma asserting her as a woman and as an adult, Adèle grows, seeks herself, loses herself and finds herself.

Call Me by Your Name (2017)

https://youtu.be/Z9AYPxH5NTM It is the 1980s in Italy. Seventeen-year-old teenage Elio makes friends with his father's hired research assistant. Soon, the boy realizes that he has more than just friendship with the adult man. The two fall in love and thus their story about love and passion grow. But, will his parents be able to understand their relationship?

The Danish Girl (2015)

https://youtu.be/WAVj7WQfMaI This one is also another inspiring movie based on the life of a real-life person. Einar Wegener is the first known individual to undergo gender transformation. Einar's groundbreaking journey and Lili Elbe is the core of this movie.
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7 Inspiring Biographical Movies That Critics Loved

by Kaylen Summers

We all know what a biopic is. It is the cinematic representation of life and most often the death of a famous personality. Movies are not like real life. So there will obviously be so many glorified moments to make these movies more engaging and attractive to the general audiences. With that being said here are some of the great movies about real-life people that are worth watching.

J. Edgar (2011)

https://youtu.be/vD99zwj-ZUg We all know J. Edgar Hoover as the feared and admired, reviled and revered face of law enforcement in America. Over his 50 years serving the nation, he has been part of many government policies and controversies. When filmmakers decided to make a movie about him, it was Leonardo Di Caprio who got the chance to play Edgar on screen.

Race (2016)

https://youtu.be/Ho9KA_JF0sE Jesse Owens is one of those sportspeople who became the greatest track and field athlete in history. He took the central stage when he was chose to represent his nation at the 1936 Olympics. But there he had to face off against Adolf Hitler's vision of Aryan supremacy. This is his life's tale.

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013)

https://youtu.be/0a8DQcS26Vs Perhaps the most noted figure after Martian Luther King to fight for the African American Community is Nelson Mandela. This 2013 biopic unfolds the chronicles of his life and struggles to become who he is. Starting off the journey from his childhood in a rural village, the movie follows the respected leader to him becoming the first democratically elected president of South Africa.

Milk (2008)

https://youtu.be/0rMzrruIIm8 The story of Harvey Milk is known wide and far. He is the first openly gay man ever to be elected into a public office. It was in the late 1970s that Milk began his fight for gay rights. He went on to inspire others to join his movement and make equal rights available for all Americans.

Jobs (2013)

https://youtu.be/SH1jKZwcS9Y Steve Jobs will always be a name remembered by many for many years to come. He is the creator of one of the greatest brands in human history and has revolutionized how we use technology. After his sadful demise, two biopics were made about his life and career. However, we are just settling with just one for this list.

The Life and Death of Peter Sellers (2004)

https://youtu.be/m9pBWtZHV1o Actor Peter Sellers had a turbulent personal and professional life. He began his career as a comic performer on BBC Radio and later moved on to become one of the greatest film comedians of all time. However, being an obsessive artist he dedicated most of his life to his work. This eventually made him neglected by his loved ones.

Eddie the Eagle (2016)

https://youtu.be/hyzQjVUmIxk Many know Michael 'Eddie' Edwards as a courageous British ski-jumper who never stopped believing in himself. But, his life story is more than just that. Eddie the Eagle depicts the athlete's life, struggle and how he endured all the hurdles to become what he is today.
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8 Feminist Movies to Watch on Netflix Right Now

by Emily Keen

  Women centred films are slowly breaking the stereotypes and coming to the fore with more innovative and intriguing plots. Filmmakers are coming up with powerful issues surrounding women as opposed to archaic stereotypes where women were just considered a decoration for the script. Here are 8 films streaming on Netflix that have strong stories played by equally staunch actresses.  
  1. Portraits of feminism
Image result for Portraits of feminism documentaryA dozen women activists are interviewed in this documentary where they share their views around the evolution of society as a safe and welcoming place for women.  
  1. Is not it romantic?
Related imageNo, it's not. It is just a girl on a journey of self-discovery and learning the importance of self-love.  
  1. Dumplin’
Image result for Dumplin’Ever felt like you are not happy with your body? Most women do and that’s the issue this film expects to tackle in the vein of a light-hearted teen comedy.  
  1. Lionheart
Image result for LionheartThe ceiling is glass. All you need is a Lionheart! Shot in Nigeria, the film is written, directed and enacted by Genevieve Nnaji as the central character.  
  1. Mona Lisa SMILE
Related imageMaking life decisions does not seem like a big deal for women in our world right now. But the young women of the mid-twentieth century did not think of it as normal. Watch Mona Lisa Smile to find out how they emerged out of the cocoon to believe in a whole new reality and the fact that they had every right to shape it.  
  1. The Incredible Jessica James
Image result for The Incredible Jessica JamesModern women want to be self-sufficient for themselves and would still believe in old school romance. Why is it hard to accept that strong women feel no different want nothing different when it comes to love without compromising on their self-esteem? The film raises some very pertinent questions.  
  1. She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry
Image result for She’s Beautiful When She’s AngryWhoever type casted feminists as rude, men bashing creatures, definitely need to watch this film. The film brings to fore some very prominent moments from the second wave of the feminist movement.  
  1. Historias cruzadas
Related imageNo oppressor can survive once the force of nature decides to reconcile. Historias cruzadas documents the combat of mid-20th-century domestic workers in the United States who joined hands against ill-treatment by employers and in the process inspired many city women to question the norms of gender stereotypes.  
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8 Female Empowerment Movies on Amazon Prime

by Emily Keen

Looking for movies with some powerful and complex female characters? In times where women are battling with issues that are deep-rooted in the society since ages, a dose of motivation would not hurt. In fact, that is more of what we need. Here are 8 very staunch women-centric titles, streaming right now on Amazon Prime.  
  1. The Help
Related imageA young Journalist in 1960s decides to stick up for a story about the lives of domestic staffs in Mississippi that invites rage of the high-class employers.  
  1. Lady Bird
Image result for Lady BirdA woman can steer past a thousand troubles but not a stubborn mom. Watch Saoirse Ronan in the skin of a lovely high school senior trying to get it right with her mother along with a whole eventful year at the high school.  
  1. Moana (2016)
Image result for Moana (2016)Why is Moana on the list? Come on. How else would you inculcate the idea of strong women in the minds of coming of age girls and boys?  
  1. Hidden Figures
Image result for Hidden FiguresDid you know that the mission that launched astronaut John Glenn into the orbit, was spearheaded by three women at NASA?  
  1. Mulan
Image result for MulanA girl is not the one to carry forward the father’s legacy? How about we talk after you watch Mulan?  
  1. A League Of Their Own
Image result for A League Of Their OwnYou’d think it’s easy to be in All-American Girls Baseball League. Well then here is the reality.  
  1. Wild
Related imageCheryl Strayed begins her journey of self-discovery along the 1,100 mile-long Pacific Crest Trail after a harsh divorce. Reese Witherspoon as a protagonist gives a staggering performance in this adaptation of a bestselling novel Directed by Dallas Buyers Club.  
  1. Bad Moms
Related imageThings hit the roof as a trio of overworked moms go astray to take time to themselves until they are facing a clique of moms who comply with their responsibilities as good moms.
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8 Family Friendly Movies on Amazon Prime

by Emily Keen

Parents who are having a hard time finding the perfect movies to watch with your kids, we got this. Amazon may not have a section labelled specially as family movies, but they do have films which suit the occasion. Here are 8 movies that you can watch with your kids without getting bored all along.
  1. Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017)
Image result for valerian and the city of a thousand planets (2017)Rated PG-13, IMDb score: 6.5/10 Luc Besson’s The Fifth element may not exactly fall within the confines of family movies, but Valerian sure does. The film is an adaptation of French comics and has a PG-13 rating. The film has its share of absurd ferocity but the kind that does not hurt the eyes since it is mostly computer-generated. Oh, and there is a sexy dance number by Rihanna!  
  1. The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About Space (2017)
Related imageRated G, IMDb score: N/A Again a G-Rated feature which is safe for watching with children of all ages. Paul Hunts Cat in the Hat saga this time explores the wilderness of the solar system. This the absolute go-to if you want to get your kids started on the sci-fi space adventures.  
  1. Power Rangers (2017)
Image result for Power Rangers (2017)Rated PG-13, IMDb score: 6.0/10 This reboot of the original Power Rangers film is a next-level adventure. Tidied up for the new-gen audience (older kids basically), it follows the power rangers dealing with some obnoxious rumour peddling happening at school. The violence is animated and the kids get to venture into the vivid world of the gang fighting evil monsters.  
  1. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out Of The Shadows (2016)
Related imageRated PG-13, IMDb score: 6/10 Before you pounce on our decision to add this movie to the list, wait! Agreed that this turtle spoof carries a load of foul language and toilet humour, but they have definitely sobered down on the sexual content. If that’s what had you worried and a little “Jackass” and “son of a b****” here and there does not bother you, go for it!  
  1. Hugo (2011)
Image result for Hugo (2011)Rated PG, IMDb score: 7.5/10 A quirky ride power packed for a younger group of audiences is what Hugo is at large. The tale speaks of Hugo, an orphan who loses his father in a fire. While there is nothing particularly concerning or even alarming about the film, the tone adopted in the film by Sasha Baron Cohen’s character where she speaks of pregnancy and infidelity may have upset a few sections.  
  1. Zathura: A Space Adventure (2005)
Related imageRated PG, IMDb score: 6.2/10 This whimsical space adventure has two brothers (aged 6 and 10) put aside their conflicts and embark on a journey that will have them facing off against infuriated extra-terrestrial beasts. An absolute No-No if you despise foul language though!  
  1. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
Related imageRated PG-13, IMDb score: 8.3/10 Are you surprised Indiana Jones made the list? You are probably thinking “why anyone in their right mind would want to show their children scenes of melting humans and skeletons”? We don’t want that either. The Franchise’s third instalment goes subtle on the element of “atrocious” and that is how it made the cut. Indy this time pairs up with his father Henry (played by Sean Connery) to give us a wholesome movie full of action, adventure and drama.  
  1. Jack Frost (1979)
Image result for Jack Frost (1979)IMDb score: 7.2/10 Jack Frost visits the town every year and along with him brings wintertime. But this time fate takes an unexpected turn and the master of cold has his heart warmed by a local woman Elisa. Lovestruck, the conjurer pleads to become human. But the transformation comes with its share of troubles that Elisa’s family must now endure. The stop motion animation feature harbours certain terms that in the times could be considered offensive.  
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7 Upcoming Action Movies To Watch Out For This 2020

by Kaylen Summers

2020 is just here and we are already getting more and more updates on movies slated to release this year. While there are many tentpole blockbuster awaiting moviegoers, some flicks are guaranteed to making to top the box office. If you are keeping a watch out of these films, we have the right guide for you. Here are 7 upcoming action movies that are waiting for you this 2020.

Bloodshot- 21 February 

https://youtu.be/0R-qIOGyEcw Bloodshot (2020) is the upcoming movie based on the comics from Valiant comics. Ray Garrison is a marine who got murdered along with his wife. However, he was resurrected by a team of scientists with the help of nanotechnology. With the nanobots in his bloodstream, he becomes a superhuman, biotech killing machine – Bloodshot.

Black Widow- May 1

https://youtu.be/_1eykFE1fSA Black Widow marks the first solo-outing of the character after a decade of being in the Cinematic Universe. The movie will also kick start Phase 4 of MCU. Set as a prequel to the events of Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame, the movie is expected to be placed after Captain America: Civil War in the MCU timeline.

Tenet - 17 July

https://youtu.be/LdOM0x0XDMo Christopher Nolan is back with some spy action. Tenet is the upcoming action thriller film written and directed by Christopher Nolan.  The movie is produced by Nolan and Emma Thomas and has  John David Washington, Robert Pattinson, Dimple Kapadia, Elizabeth Debicki, Michael Caine, and Kenneth Branagh in the leading roles.

Top Gun: Maverick- June 26

https://youtu.be/g4U4BQW9OEk Top Gun: Maverick is the direct sequel to 1986’s Top Gun. The movie takes place 34 years after the events of the original film. Captain Peter “Maverick” Mitchell is the new flight instructor of Top Gun. He guides Bradley, Goose’s son to become an aviator like his father.

Free Guy- July 3

https://youtu.be/X2m-08cOAbc Free Guy is about a bank-teller named ‘Guy’. He discovers that he is actually an NPC inside an open-world video game. He gathers the courage and finally decides to become the hero of his own story. As his whole game world is about to go offline, it is now up to Guy to find a way and save the day.

The King’s Man- 14 February

https://youtu.be/e82JHkkPw54 Directed and produced by Matthew Vaughn, and written by Karl Gajdusek, The King’s Man is a prequel to the Kingsman film series. The plot of the movie takes place during the early-1900s and describes how the spy agency was formed.

No Time To Die - April 8

https://youtu.be/c3n9KRSmNSA The latest installment in the Bond movies- No Time To Die will see Daniel Craig’s return as the super-spy. Picking up five years after the capture of Ernst Stavro Blofeld, retired Bond is thrown back into the action when a scientist is abducted by Safin, a mysterious villain armed with dangerous new technology.
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8 Movies Guaranteed To Cheer You Up

by Kaylen Summers

We all know that movies have the power to evoke emotions in us. Some movies scare us, thrill us, disgust us and make us sad and while there are others that cheer us.  These movies are maybe subtle. But still, they are capable of triggering a positive vibe within us. Here are 8 movies that are sure to cheer your mood up.

Morning Glory (2010)

https://youtu.be/s9lWUqraDoU This one is about a young and devoted morning television producer who is desperate to keep the failing show on the air. She recruits a former news journalist and anchor. But it seems like they disapprove co-hosting the show due to its lack of real news stories.

Selma (2014)

https://youtu.be/x6t7vVTxaic The tales of victory are not over. This one is from history books. Selma is a place Alabama where segregation in the South was at its worst. This lead to a march that ended in violence. As a result, President Lyndon B. Johnson was forced to make a famous statement and ultimately led to the signing of the Civil Rights Act.

Notting Hill (1999)

https://youtu.be/4RI0QvaGoiI William Thacker leads a humdrum existence as a London bookstore owner. However, things are thrown into a romantic turmoil when the famous American actress Anna Scott visits his shop. One thing leads to another and the two kisses each other, marking the beginning of a full-blown affair. But, will the average bloke and glamorous movie star overcome their radically different lifestyles find happiness in their love. You will have to stream to find out.

Galaxy Quest (1999)

https://youtu.be/B34jbC43XzA Really for some intergalactic space adventure?! While most crews volunteer for a heroic space mission, here is one who had no idea that they were walking into a battle between two intergalactic species. The funny part is that both these species think that they are some intergalactic heroes while they are actually stars of a 1980s sci-fi show.

Before Sunrise (1995)

https://youtu.be/25v7N34d5HE This love story has a cult-following of its own. It was on his way to Vienna that Jesse meets Céline. He is an American and she is a student returning to Paris. The two instantly connect with each other and gets off the train in Vienna. With no money for lodging, they wander through the city together, experiencing Vienna night together and the company of each other.

Hot Fuzz (2007)

https://youtu.be/ayTnvVpj9t4 As a former London constable, Nicholas Angel finds it difficult to adapt to his new assignment in the sleepy British village of Sandford. Not only does he miss the excitement of the big city, but he also has a well-meaning oaf for a partner. However, when a series of grisly accidents rocks Sandford, Angel smells something rotten in the idyllic village.

Nacho Libre (2006)

https://youtu.be/btfjTl7sEIg Nacho Libre is loosely based on the story of Fray Tormenta (“Friar Storm”), aka Rev. Sergio Gutierrez Benitez, a real-life Mexican Catholic priest who had a 23-year career as a masked luchador. He competed in order to support the orphanage he directed.

Walk. Ride. Rodeo. (2019)

https://youtu.be/BK0rbzLk0YI This movie has a true story of survival that will surely inspire your children.  Amberley Snyder is a nationally ranked barrel racer. After barely surviving an automobile accident, she is now paralyzed from the waist down. But with strong will-power and determination, she fights back to her place in the sport she loves.
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Spenser Confidential (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

https://youtu.be/bgKEoHNi3Uc Spenser is an ex-cop who is just out of prison. Just when he was leaving Boston for good, he is roped back in to help his old boxing coach and mentor, Henry with an amateur named Hawk. However, things take a turn as two of Spenser's former colleagues are murdered and he and his new friend have to work as a team to find justice. Releasing Date: March 6, 2020
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7 Most Inspiring Sports Movies You’ll Love Watching

by Kaylen Summers

The magic about sports movies is that they are independent of the sports they talk about. So people who don't know the sport or don't like sports can enjoy it, resonate with the emotion it is selling and also get inspired by it. But, this is only applicable to sports movies that are great. This means that there are a lot of bad sports movies out there that can easily ruin your day. So, how will you avoid the bad ones and get the good ones?! One way to do it is with this list of sports movies. We have picked up some of the most intriguing sports movies that can surely make you emotional and root for the antagonist.

Bang the Drum Slowly (1973)

https://youtu.be/Xa3EdS3l1zs?list=PLZQfnFyelTBOQ15kmHSgEbdjzLMWzZpL7 This TV movie is about the friendship between Chicago Bears players Brian Piccolo and Gale Sayers. The movie has a very young Robert De Niro in the role of a redneck from Georgia.  He is a Yankees catcher who soon reveals his starting-pitcher friend that he’s dying. We guarantee you that this sports movie is sure to make you cry.

The Boxer (1997)

https://youtu.be/i0OL60CD9-Q?list=PLZQfnFyelTBOQ15kmHSgEbdjzLMWzZpL7 Although we cannot consider this one as a typical sports movie, the narrative does revolve around a big game. Daniel Day-Lewis plays the role of a former IRA member and boxer. He is trying to navigate in the new world after serving 40 years in jail. Will his boxing skills be enough to help him survive?

Creed (2015)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pMtWbsLTOSY Just when they thought that the Rocky series had run out of gas, they introduced Fruitvale Station star Michael B. Jordan to add some adrenaline into the franchise. The movie features a young Adonis Creed struggling with his identity. With the old Rocky in the mix, we have one emotional sports movie that is worth watching.

Rush (2013)

https://youtu.be/aphGbb07xk8?list=PLZQfnFyelTBOQ15kmHSgEbdjzLMWzZpL7 In every sports movie, there is always someone to root for. It can be a team or an athlete. But, in the 2015 racing movie Rush, the movie makers made both the main characters bad guys. The movie is based on the intense real-life rivalry between Formula One racers James Hunt and Niki Lauda. The best thing about this sports movie is that it questions our need to place the main characters as good or bad.

A League of Their Own (1992)

https://youtu.be/WcN392H2jx0?list=PLZQfnFyelTBOQ15kmHSgEbdjzLMWzZpL7 There is nothing more charming to watch than a comedy about a women’s professional baseball league during World War II. With Tom Hanks acing the role of an alcoholic manager. This movie will surely be a touching, memorable laugh for you.

Rocky (1976)

https://youtu.be/3VUblDwa648?list=PLZQfnFyelTBOQ15kmHSgEbdjzLMWzZpL7 Taking place long before all the sequels, the montage sequences, and before Stallone became chiseled up, this movie is the most inspirational for its simple narrative of an underdog fighting his way over against all obstacles.

Hoop Dreams (1994)

https://youtu.be/Ph2Y-epihlk?list=PLZQfnFyelTBOQ15kmHSgEbdjzLMWzZpL7 Remember Boyhood?! Hoop Dreams is a similar documentary about two Chicago-area teens, William Gates and Arthur Agee. More than just a sports-based story, this three-hour film is a realistic reflection of poverty, broken families, and a failing education system.
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8 Movies Universally Loved by All Audiences

by Emily Keen

There is a general divide among audiences when it comes to a penchant for movies. There will be a section that loves indie classics. There are others who have an inclination towards mainstream cinema. But then there are movies that managed to push these barriers of categorization and enthrall audiences across the band. Here are 8 such films that managed to strike the chords in the hearts of movie buffs at large.  
  1. Star Trek (2009)
Image result for star trek (2009)A vengeful Kirk is on a quest to defend the Federation from a ruthless Romulan seeking revenge. Will he live up to his father’s legacy? This reboot is considered one of the best renditions of the classic Star Trek saga.  
  1. The Great Escape (1963)
Related imageAs the name suggests, the film is about allied prisoners of World War II planning an escape from a German camp. The film has been critically acclaimed for its top of class acting and background score. Be assured that if you do decide to watch it, you won’t get bored.  
  1. The Hunger Games (2012)
Image result for The Hunger Games (2012)Since we are talking about universally loved movies, THG deserves a mention by all means. The popularity of the books formed the foundation of success for the films no doubt. But THG films do have a selling point of its own- Jennifer Lawrence.  
  1. Spider-man 2 (2004)
Related imageI doubt there is anyone who will disagree with the fact that Sam Raimi’s Spiderman the benchmark of the spidey universe. Peter Parker’s love life is falling apart as he tries to bring down the wicked scientist named Doctor Otto Octavious. The film perfectly blends the elements of romance, action, and evil coming off as a work of art superhero romp.  
  1. Terminator 2: Judgement Day (1991)
Related imageJames Cameron truly went all out with the second installment of Terminator. Arnie is back from the future one more time to protect John Connor from a shape-shifting monster, Robert Patrick. The film’s blockbuster performance at the box office is primarily credited to the hot and raging CGI that blew the crowd. It is an absolute classic amongst all other Terminator movies.  
  1. My Neighbour Totoro (1988)
Image result for My Neighbour Totoro (1988)Imagine you are vertically stretching your body and the force you are using actually pulls a tree out of seed in a matter of minutes without you even touching it. This is just one of the many mystical powers Satsuki and Mei discover in the forest of wondrous spirits. Hayao Miyazaki’s complement to country life leaves you in the state of a pure transcendent hangover in its wake.  
  1. X2 (2003)
Related imageBryan Singer’s X2 unfolds as the social struggle of the gifted continues and they keep their moral high ground fighting on the right side of the battle. The second slab of the x men has some pretty interesting character arcs overlaid with bold action sequences. The fan-favorite outshines its predecessor in all aspects and takes the story of the spandex swathed superheroes to a whole new level.  
  1. Inception (2010)
Related imageChristopher Nolan’s signature move to couple a mind-numbing concept with entertainment lands Inception right in the lap of eternal classics. You might need to watch it twice because it is heavy to process in a single watch. But the psychedelic assortment of dreams and reality will leave you with an out of body feeling.
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6 Best Fantasy Movies You Don’t Want To Miss

by Kaylen Summers

Hollywood has created numerous interesting worlds and fantastical characters over the years. Movies like Harry Potter and Lord of The Rings have created a huge following for these kinds of movies and there are plenty of movies for you to explore from. Here is a list of fantasy movies that you won't regret watching.

Big Fish (2003)

https://youtu.be/M3YVTgTl-F0 ⌛2h 5min ⭐4/5 Edward Bloom was a man of high appetites, tremendous passions, and tall tales. During his later years, he was more of a mystery for his son, William. In order to know more about his father and who he really was, Will begins his journey to piece together the truth behind his father's amazing adventures.

Eragon (2006)

https://youtu.be/0W0Wc1E8ffk ⌛1h 44min ⭐2.5/5 Eragon takes place in the fantasy village of Alagaesia. A farm boy discovers a dragon's egg. Little did he know that the discovery would lead him on a predetermined journey across the fantasy lands. The boy soon realizes that he is the chosen one to defend his homeland against an evil king.

The Golden Compass (2007)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=58q2lEBb2FA ⌛1h 53min ⭐3.5/5 Lyra Belacqua is a precocious orphan who leads a carefree existence roaming the halls of Jordan College. After overhearing a shocking secret, her destiny takes her on an otherworldly adventure into the far North.

Warcraft (2016)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Bxqv-F_hU8 ⌛2h 03min ⭐3.5/5 Azeroth is a peaceful realm. But now it is at the brink of war. Orc warriors are invading from their dying homeland to colonize in another.  There is a portal in between the two worlds and when it opens one army faces destruction while the other faces extinction. Now, two heroes from the opposing sides are colliding course as they try to decide the fate of their family, people, and home.

Stardust (2007)

https://youtu.be/VfYBKDyF-Dk ⌛1h 53min ⭐3.5/5 Stardust takes place in a countryside town that shares a border with a magical land. A young man promises her beloved that he will get a fallen star for her. For this, he ventures into the unknown magical realm. but, soon it is revealed that he has a hidden destiny.

Oz the Great and Powerful (2013)

https://youtu.be/yyywumlnhdw ⌛1h 53min ⭐3.5/5 Oscar Diggs is a small-time circus illusionist and con-artist. On his journey to become the greatest, he accidentally ends up at the Land of Oz. There, the inhabitants think of him as the great wizard of prophecy who is there to save Oz from evil.
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7 Great Movies You Haven’t Probably Seen Yet

by Kaylen Summers

 

The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

https://youtu.be/zzJ7Mi_TvuY TGTBTU is an epic stemming from the conflict in the wake of the civil war. For the uninitiated, this film is tantamount to the first port of call before making it to others in the genre. The magnificent film brings together three parties to track an allied treasure. The reluctant team-up unleashes a wild skirmish resulting in one of the classic and genius western stories ever made.

The Village (2004)

https://youtu.be/P7akpZ7wJ3g Written and directed by the master of plot twists, M. Night Shyamalan, the twist in The Village may sound a little dumb at first. However, you have to hand it to the director for making such an unrepentant big swing in the third act. Watch the movie just for that.

The Big Sick (2017)

https://youtu.be/PJmpSMRQhhs An exclusive from Prime Video, this one is about Pakistan-born Kumail Nanjiani and graduate student Emily Gardner who fall in love. However, with two different cultures, bad things are bound to happen. Emily contracts a mysterious illness.  This forces Kumail to face her parents, his family’s expectations, and his actual feelings.

Love & Other Drugs (2010)

https://youtu.be/h6w7Dh-QxzY Maggie is a lovable free spirit. She who won’t let anyone or anything tie her down. But finally, she meets her match in Jamie. He is ruthless and charming and works in the dog-eat-dog world of pharmaceutical sales. The relationship between these two takes them both by surprise. They find themselves under the spell of the superior drug: love.

Little Miss Sunshine (2006)

https://youtu.be/VWyH_twcMl0 We all need more of Olive's confidence. She is chubby, bespectacled and fabulous. there may be moments when she might doubt it. But she knows that there is no one actually like her.

Strangers on a Train (1951)

https://youtu.be/Jtdmbx4Ky-A From the master of cinema Alfred Hitchcock himself, this is a tense and suspenseful adaptation of a novel by Patricia Highsmith. Bruno is a psychotic male. He meets a tennis player named Guy, during the train journey. Soon, it is realized by Bruno that both are looking to kill someone. Then comes the master plan. In order to mislead the cops, they decide to exchange the murders. Will their plan work out?!

Joy (2015)

https://youtu.be/1SAzqlEA5ck Joy has a story that spans across four generations. She is a woman who builds a massive business dynasty and becomes a matriarch figure.  The film takes us through the many stages of her life- from innocence to betrayal to power. It is through her unwavering strength and determination she takes herself to the top.
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7 Oscar-Winning Movies To Stream On Netflix Right Now

by Kaylen Summers

Award season is here and viewers like us are busy finding award-nominated movies to watch. While we are closing in on this year's Academy Awards Ceremony, its best to watch a few of the old Oscar-winning movies available on streaming. Here are the 9 Oscar Winner movies available on Netflix right now:

Amy (2015)

https://youtu.be/_2yCIwmNuLE Best Documentary Feature The winner documentary Feature is about the short life and career of singer Amy Winehouse. The powerful and emotional documentary takes through her teen years where she already showed her singing abilities, to her later successful years and then downfall into alcoholism and drugs.

Blue Jasmine (2013)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CIERhAmO4rk Best Actress (Cate Blanchett) Jasmine (Blanchett) is a New York socialite. However, after getting married to a wealthy businessman she moves to San Francisco to stay with her sister, Ginger (Sally Hawkins). Now Jasmine is fighting her haunting memories of her privileged past and the dark realities she once ignored.

Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

https://youtu.be/ety5kOjlXoU Won: Best Actor (Matthew McConaughey), Best Supporting Actor (Jared Leto), Best Makeup This movie is loosely based on the true-life tale of Ron Woodroof. He was a drug-taking, women-loving, homophobic man who lived in 1986. When he was diagnosed with HIV/AIDS he is thirty days to live. Will he be able to survive?!

The Danish Girl (2015)

https://youtu.be/WAVj7WQfMaI Best Actress (Alicia Vikander) Loosely based on the lives of Danish painters Lili Elbe and Gerda Wegener.  Einar Wegener is a man who underwent one of the first sex-change operations in history. However, the Oscar was for Vikander for playing the wife.

The Departed (2005)

https://youtu.be/iojhqm0JTW4 Best Picture, Best Director (Martin Scorsese), Best Film Editing Martin Scorsese won his first Academy Award for this Boston-set remake of the Hong Kong cop thriller Infernal Affairs. The movie tells the story of an undercover cop who was sent in to take down South Boston's Irish Mafia underworld. With both sides soon discover there's a mole among them, things take a truly unexpecting turn.

The Hateful Eight (2015)

https://youtu.be/IMGwqSA9rww Best Original Score This Quentin Tarantino's thriller won the Oscar for its original song composed by the legendary composer Ennio Morricone. It was his first one too. The movie is an Agatha Christie-style mystery set in the American West just after the Civil War.

The King's Speech (2010)

https://youtu.be/OpH8kO1AyVA
Best Picture, Best Director (Tom Hooper), Best Actor (Colin Firth), Best Original Score This one is a handsome period drama about George VI. After his brother abdicates the throne, George becomes the next in line for the throne. However, his stutter becomes a problem to deliver public speeches when he becomes King of England. Now, he must train with a therapist to overcome his downside.
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Oscars 2020: Where to Stream This Year’s Nominations

by Kaylen Summers

The Oscar nominations for this year are finally out. With the ceremony less than a month away, it’s time to catch up on the Oscar nominees you may have missed and also re-decide on your favorites. Luckily, most of these movies are already available on streaming for you to watch.
Here’s our guide to help you watch this year’s top contenders straight from the comfort of your couch.

Parasite

https://youtu.be/5xH0HfJHsaY
🏆Nominations: Picture, Director, International Feature Film, Original Screenplay, Editing, Production Design
🎬Synopsis: Ki-taek’s family are poor and unemployed. They slowly ingratiate themselves into the lives of the wealthy and glamorous Parks. But, they didn’t expect was to get entangled in an unexpected incident.
📺Where To WatchAmazonVuduGoogle Play

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

https://youtu.be/ELeMaP8EPAA
🏆Nominations: Picture, Director, International Feature Film, Original Screenplay, Editing, Production Design
🎬Synopsis: Ki-taek’s family are poor and unemployed. They slowly ingratiate themselves into the lives of the wealthy and glamorous Parks. But, they didn’t expect was to get entangled in an unexpected incident.
📺Where To WatchAmazonVuduGoogle Play

Ad Astra

https://youtu.be/P6AaSMfXHbA
🏆Nominations: Sound Mixing
🎬Synopsis: Astronaut Roy McBride’s father went missing during a space mission thirty years ago. Now he must go on a daring mission to Neptune to uncover the truth about his missing father and his crew.
📺Where To WatchAmazonGoogle PlayVudu

Breakthrough

https://youtu.be/go1jaIRQc-o
🏆Nominations: Original Song
🎬Synopsis: Joyce Smith’s 14-year-old adopted son falls into a frozen. Though rescued and brought to the hospital, he is still struggling for his life. His faithful mother is praying for him to be healed. But, will it be enough?
📺Where To WatchAmazonHBO

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

https://youtu.be/SkcucKDrbOI
🏆Nominations: Animated Feature Film
🎬Synopsis: Hiccup discovers that Toothless is not the only Night Fury. However, a hired tyrant named Grimmel is out to wipe out all the dragons. It is up to Hiccup to unite the clans and save Toothless and his flying friends.
📺Where To Watch:  HuluAmazonVuduGoogle Play

The Irishman

https://youtu.be/WHXxVmeGQUc
🏆Nominations: Picture, Director, Actor in a Supporting Role (Al Pacino and Joe Pesci), Adapted Screenplay, Cinematography, Costume Design, Production
🎬Synopsis: This Martin Scorsese’s epic saga is about the organized crime in post-war America. The movie has World War II veteran Frank Sheeran in the lead role. He was a hustler and hitman who worked alongside some of the most notorious figures of the 20th century.
📺Where To Watch:  Netflix

Harriet

https://youtu.be/GqoEs4cG6Uw
🏆Nominations: Actress in a Leading Role (Cynthia Erivo), Original Song
🎬Synopsis: The real-life story of Harriet Tubman, who escaped from slavery. Through the underground railroad, she helps free thousands of slaves and became one of America’s greatest heroes.
📺Where To WatchAmazonVuduGoogle Play

Klaus

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=taE3PwurhYM
🏆Nominations: Animated Feature Film
🎬Synopsis: Klaus is a toy-maker. He is befriended by the worst postman ever. Together they must deliver gifts to melt an age-old feud.
📺Where To WatchNetflix

The Lighthouse

https://youtu.be/Hyag7lR8CPA
🏆Nominations:  Cinematography
🎬Synopsis: The story takes place in the 1890s. Two lighthouse keepers are to maintain their sanity while living on a remote and mysterious New England island.
📺Where To WatchAmazonVuduGoogle Play

The Two Popes

https://youtu.be/T5OhkFY1PQE
🏆Nominations: Actor in a Leading Role (Jonathan Pryce), Actor in a Supporting Role (Anthony Hopkins), Adapted Screenplay
🎬Synopsis: The conservative Pope Benedict and the liberal future Pope Francis are trying to find a common ground to help set a new path for the Catholic Church.
📺Where To WatchNetflix

Rocketman

https://youtu.be/S3vO8E2e6G0
🏆Nominations: Original Song
🎬Synopsis: Based on the real-life story of Elton John, this movie is a musical fantasy about the fantastical human’s breakthrough years.
📺Where To WatchAmazonGoogle PlayVudu

I Lost My Body

https://youtu.be/iblGg3Rpub8
🏆Nominations: Animated Feature Film
🎬Synopsis: A cut-off hand is stored in a dissection lab. But, somehow it escapes from the lab. Now it must find a way back to its body.
📺Where To WatchNetflix

Pain and Glory

https://youtu.be/pEjFOkCKb3g
🏆Nominations: Actor in a Leading Role (Antonio Banderas), International Feature Film
🎬Synopsis:  Salvador Mallo is a film marker. In his times of decline, he is reevaluating the choices he had made in life. Will he be able to save himself when the past and present crashing down around him?
📺Where To Watch:  AmazonVuduGoogle Play

Joker

https://youtu.be/Uq-Xkx8wxGQ
🏆Nominations:  Picture, Director, Actor in a Leading Role (Joaquin Phoenix), Adapted Screenplay, Cinematography, Costume Design, Makeup and Hairstyling, Original Score, Film Editing, Sound Mixing, Sound Editing
🎬Synopsis:  Salvador Mallo is a film marker. In his times of decline, he is reevaluating the choices he had made in life. Will he be able to save himself when the past and present crashing down around him?
📺Where To Watch:  AmazonVudu, Google Play

Honeyland

https://youtu.be/yR7TQ7H-D1w
🏆Nominations: Documentary Feature, International Feature Film
🎬Synopsis:  A woman utilizes ancient beekeeping traditions to cultivate honey in the mountains of Macedonia
📺Where To WatchAmazonVuduGoogle Play

Avengers: Endgame

https://youtu.be/TcMBFSGVi1c
🏆Nominations: Visual Effects
🎬Synopsis: Thanos has disintegrated half of the universe. Now the Avengers must assemble once again to restore balance to the universe.
📺Where To WatchAmazonDisney+Google PlayVudu
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8 Best Movies to Stream on Amazon Prime Right Now

by Emily Keen

Too much time is lost each day scrolling through the overwhelming options available on streaming channels. In the hope of getting the gist and finding the right movie, you keep analyzing titles and scan through the descriptions but end up more confused about which one is right for the occasion. We thought we could scale down the level of misery for you by helping you pick some of the best movies that are available on Amazon right now. So here goes:  
  1. Midsommar
Related imageA limerick of classics such as The Wickerman, the film unwinds in the backdrop of a stunning summer solstice that almost blinds you out to the technical mastery at times. Ari Aster’s third attempt at sending you down hell hole of savagery is undoubtedly a masterpiece. Through the landscape of grief, codependence, and angst, follows an extraordinary performance from Florence Pugh. Pugh, enroute on a trip with her boyfriend and his friends ends up in the middle of a pagan ritual which points untangles into a pitch dark comedy.  
  1. The Report
Related imageContagion and Side Effects writer Scott Z. Burns’ directorial debut is a procedural thriller aimed at exposing CIA’s use of torture post 9/11 attacks through a senate investigation. Adam Driver heads the probing team at the command of Dianne Feinstein. This is a skillfully crafted and sharply executed thriller that in no way deviates from the central gist. And what shall end into a Report as the title suggests!  
  1. Late Night
Image result for Late NightIf you are into BTS Hollywood stories, then add this to your list right away. The story introduces Mindy Kaling as an aspiring writer for late-night show host Emma Thompson. But here idealistic principles face off against the practical and surviving spirit of the women she idolizes and the all-male writer staff. The film starts high on laughs and ends on a surprisingly emotional note. Thompson is incredible as usual and Kaling is phenomenal as a charming and innocent novice.  
  1. The Terminator
Image result for The TerminatorA relentless mash-up of sci-fi, drama, and action, The Terminator was the breakout film for the legendary James Cameron. The film meticulously traverses through the concepts of drama and romance in the vein of a full-blown sci-fi script. The cult favorite is one of Linda Hamilton’s iconic roles packed with some high voltage action scenes and comes across as an extraordinary buildup of the script by Cameron.  
  1. Instant Family
Related imageAn intense and honest film pertaining to the positive and negative aspects of foster home parenting. But kudos to the way the film deals with the comedy without downplaying on the significance of the emotions it is meant to convey. Rose Byrne is someone to be treasured and celebrated for the way she has held up in the comical genre for all these years. She outdoes herself in this one and that is all we can say.  
  1. A Simple Favor
Related imageIt is twisted, but it is gorgeous! Even with so much absurdity going around, A simple Favor keeps you hooked until the end revealing secrets and weird details at each turn. A single mother (Anna Kendrick) agrees to look after Blake Lively’s son while she is away. But the situation takes a bizarre turn when Lively goes missing and a series of truths begin to unravel about her mysterious life.  
  1. Climax
Image result for ClimaxThis crowd-pleaser from Gasper Noe is the director’s most sober attempt at mixing the ingredients of paranoia and insanity. Anyone who has seen Irreversible and Enters the Void would agree. Sofia Boutella’s dance crew call for an all-night celebration following a successful performance. But its too late until they realize their drinks have been spiked with a potent dose of LSD. What ensues next is an overpowering psychedelic experience as a cumulative effect of all the crushes, rivalries and violence amongst the crew members.  This is one of those tales that will make you exhale heavily and slowly as anxiousness begins to crawl up the nerves.  
  1. Serenity
Related imageSerenity is one of the quirkiest films of 2019. The plot is a straightforward “rescue my ex-wife from her abusive husband” story. Although Fisherman Baker Dill is not doing this out of love for his ex-wife. She has offered him $10 million if the plan of this premeditated murder is successful. It’s not much of the story that falls into the quirky groove. It’s the weirdest turns the film takes. If you like weird, you are going to have a blast for sure.
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8 Best Rom-Coms to watch this Holiday Season

by Emily Keen

Romantic comedies and holidays are lovers in paradise. Too cheesy? But that works just fine for the movies coming your way. Since you asked, here is the gold from the tinsel town’s romcom minefield.  
  1. When Harry Met Sally (1989)

Related imageWe are talking holidays so let’s start with the classics first. And of course, Harry Met Sally aces the list for obvious reasons. Rob Reiner’s classic love story charts the life of Harry (Billy Crystal) and Sally (Meg Ryan) as they meet in college and eventually fall in love. The film is adored by viewers across generations and harbors some of the most phenomenal quotes doing the rounds of the rom-com universe since forever.  
  1. Love Actually (2003)

Related imageThere is not a single hopeless romantic who won’t know this gem. Is there? If you don’t know Love Actually, you do not qualify to watch any of the below movies. Just kidding! But this classic rom-com by Richard Curtis is no joke. It follows the life of 9 couples across London until Christmas. The movie is a wide spectrum of narratives exploring the definition of love for people of various age groups and mindsets with a schmaltzy yet a classy mold.  
  1. Bridget Jones's Diary (2001)

Related imageHelen Fielding’s bestselling novel forms the plot for this film. The feature follows a year in the life of a protagonist which ends with holidays. Perfect for a holiday watch, the film stars the wonderful Renee Zellweger who lived in the film is pretty much smoking, drinking and documenting her life in a journal. Though the film breathes through self-humiliation, it still stands tall in the list of evergreen romcoms.  
  1. You've Got Mail (1998)

Related imageA romance that stems through mail struggles to survive through the blows of a rivalry imbued by capitalism. But the people involved are not aware that they are in fact just pawns in this game called irony. A man and a woman who anonymously share their routine struggles with each other on an online platform do not know that they are the same people rooting for each other’s failure in real life. It is an interesting journey along which the man, eventually finds the truth but still keeps up with the act. setting aside all his anger and frustration he solely focuses on supporting the woman who is out of business thanks to a big bookstore he just opened around the corner. You’ve got mail is a story incredibly narrated and phenomenally played its two protagonists, Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks.  
  1. The Holiday (2006)

Related imageTwo women from different corners of the world, rent each other's houses to spend a holiday away from their everyday surroundings and problems. As it happens the swapping of environments works in their favor as they may have found themselves the love they were always looking for.  
  1. The Best Man Holiday (2013)

Image result for The Best Man Holiday (2013)The second installment of Malcolm D. Lee’s 1999 classic rom-com reunites all characters after a gap of 15 years. Most of the guys are going through either emotional labor or financial trouble when one of the fives puts together a vacation plan for the boys to get back together during Christmas. The ensemble does not disappoint with their comeback chemistry. But this time Lee has thrown in a few chunks of melodrama too.  
  1. While You Were Sleeping (1995)

Related imageLucy (played by Sandra Bullock) is a train token collector who develops a major crush on a regular traveler. One day she saves the guy from an oncoming train in the wake of which he is hospitalized. In order to get permission to see the comatose man, she lies to the hospital and even his family about her being his fiancé. But things take a terrible turn when Lucy falls for his brother as she starts spending time with his family. Its one big messy story and frustrating too. But Bullock and Bill Pullman’s chemistry is what cuts us some slack and makes us hang in there.  
  1. Last Holiday (2006)

Image result for Last Holiday (2006)Imagine one day you find out you have very few days left to live. What would be the first thing you want to do? Take a trip to a place you always wanted to? That’s what Georgia Byrd does in the film. The film is high on the experiences of her Last Holiday to Europe with a sprinkle of romance. The plot is mostly predictable but its fun to watch Georgia have the time of her life on the trip.
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8 Best Movies to Stream on HBO Right Now

by Emily Keen

HBO has been on a dropping spree lately but is known to make up for what has been removed with even more intriguing features. The carousel seems to just get better and interesting. But that sure could get overwhelming if you don’t have the guide at hand and the time to weigh your choices. So here you go! We have prepared the guide you need with 8 movies that definitely deserve a spot on your watch list:  
  1. Leaving Neverland

Image result for leaving neverland documentaryThere is something solemnly unusual about the frames of Leaving Neverland. Be it the audible breathing and swallowing sounds filling interview segments or the allusive display of archived photos. Leaving Netherland documents the lives of victims who faced subversion by the hands of music and dance legend Michael Jackson. The documentary does not patronize the star but walks us through the darkest hallways of a predatory mind and its long term implications on the lives of victims. Many of us know Jackson’s rise as a dance icon, his struggle with racism and battle with deteriorating health owing to his skin bleaching procedures. Did battling with demons, also give rise to one? How else do you contemplate an act as grave as child molestation?  
  1. Jane Fonda in Five Acts

Image result for Jane Fonda in Five ActsYou cannot question the altruism in someone who gets arrested for taking a stand against a global crisis. But there is still too much truth shadowed by her larger than life image and the sense of accountability that follows. The doc sees Fonda candidly narrating the high and low points of her life that made her the person she is now. Not to mention how cautiously and sincerely the film investigates the facts using real resources.  
  1. Happy Death Day 2U

Related imageRemember the time you thought Happy Death Day ends where it ended in 2017? With Happy Death Day 2U you need to make peace with the fact that if filmmakers can resurrect dead without making it look like a big deal, they can also revive a closed story to birth a sequel out of it. Christopher Landon realized he could squeeze more out of the premise and there we have Tree getting caught in the time warp again thanks to her love interest’s pal Ryan. Turns out he caused all this quantum physics, time muddling mess in the first place. Where in the first installment, Tree finds a way out of the time loop, in the second one, Ryan messes up again to put Tree through the same misery yet again. Landon’s script is a winner and so is Rothe’s performance.  
  1. The Mule

Image result for The MuleEarl Stone’s desperate circumstances land in a driver’s job for a Mexican drug ring. But to his misery, he is not even aware of the nature of cargo he is asked to deliver. The man does an exceptional job as a driver and that leads him to be droned by DEA agent Colin Bates. Now that he has the money, his past deeds begin to haunt him which will either land him in prison or dead at the hands of the drug lord.  
  1. The Hurt Locker

Image result for The Hurt LockerThe human mind’s predisposition toward hardships is inadvertent. And that may well explain the Chris Hedges opening quote of the film- “War is a drug”. The film brings out the perspective in the most natural way possible. Kathryn Bigelow’s The Hurt Locker rises in a typical war set up in the volatile regions of Iraq, this time solely focusing on the experiences of the Explosive Ordnance Disposal team, zeroed in on one specific character- James. The hothead is a master in bomb disposal but manages to keep everyone at a distance thanks to his hot dog tendencies.  
  1. Rescue Dawn

Related imageDieter Dengler will be remembered for his great escape from the unbreakable POW camp in Laos. Warner Herzog’s commendable yet far from actuality charts the story of his break out from the impenetrable prison.  
  1. Upgrade

Image result for upgrade movieIf you share an unprecedented liking for sci-fi and slasher movies this movie is it. Call it the soberest attempt at glorifying gore in the vein of science fiction and efficient storytelling. That’s the art director Leigh Whannell has mastered and upgrade proves it. The film overlaid on the foundation of “AI taking control of humanity” and then conveniently builds a plot with revenge fantasy. Whannell is known for his ever-evolving, gory murder tactics. You will get that a lot in this one too.  
  1. The Miseducation of Cameron Post

Image result for The Miseducation of Cameron PostIf you haven’t guessed the gist from the title, well here it is. The “miseducation” refers to her being sent to a remote area called God’s promise to “normalize” her sexuality. This happens in response to her being caught in the back seat of a car with a prom queen. The film explores the ridiculousness of the mindsets and the terrifying effects of being labeled gay with light and humory tone.
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8 Holiday Classics to Stream on Hulu this Vacation

by Emily Keen

Trying to get into the holiday spirit and yet it’s not kicking in? Well then quit dwelling over futile practices like cookie baking and gift wrapping. We know exactly what will help you. These 8 features that Hulu takes pride in calling Holiday films:  
  1. Home for the Holidays
Related imageStarring the extraordinary Robert Downey Jr. and the ever adorable Holly Hunter, the film is helmed by Jodie Foster. The story charts the life of Claudia Larson (Played by Hunter) is forced to spend Christmas with her madcap family in Baltimore because Voila! Her daughter wants to spend vacation with her boyfriend! Drama and comedy evenly occupy the film's best scenes which in a way is a writer's way justifying familial imperfections.  
  1. Anna and the Apocalypse
Image result for Anna and the ApocalypseLet us be honest here and agree that this is not exactly a holiday material. It’s about a bunch of high schoolers battling zombies. A more apt way would be to call it a Yuletide zombie romp packed with peppy beats. This critically acclaimed British indie feature holds a 78% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.  
  1. Jingle Bell Rocks!
Image result for Jingle Bell Rocks! huluTrolls are bashing "All I Want for Christmas Is You” left right and center and if you agree with them, then you also are probably exhausted with the recurring tunes of holidays. For those who cannot resonate with mainstream Christmas films, this documentary explores all alternate genre of Christmas music filled with weird and off the wall holiday songs. Mitchell Kezin, the maker has a one on one chat with musicians who make independent Christmas music and the people who love it.  
  1. Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale
Related imageCynically the concept of Santa Claus is quite creepy. A man who breaks into houses in the middle of the night leaving packages and munching snacks seems scary than angelic. Pardon the misanthropic spin on the happiest myth of Christmas but that’s what drives this film. A group of researchers blows up an ancient burial ground that brings the original Santa out of the shadows. And make no mistake, this Claus ain't no “ho ho laughing, gift giving” old man! He is evil and turns a Finnish research facility into a battleground.  
  1. A Dogwalker’s Christmas Tale
Image result for A Dogwalker’s Christmas TaleA spoiled rich kid ends up running out on her credit card limit and now has to take up a job and learn to be more responsible. The enticing part is the kind of job she chooses to inculcate sense of responsibility within. She takes up a dog walking job. Starring besides her is the Christmas movie legend Jonathan Bennet.  
  1. Pooka!
Image result for Pooka!Hulu’s horror anthology Into the Dark gives us a film-long episode showcasing a junior struggling actor whose new job as a ragdoll Pooka totally messes up with his mind. The film also stars Dale Dickey of Winter’s None and Unbelievable.  
  1. A Very Terry Christmas
Related imageAmongst all the movies we just talked about, none fits better into the mold of a Christmas film like A Very Terry Christmas. It is one of the most feel good Christmas features wherein the Brooklyn Nine Nine star sets the tone with phrases like "Ooh, don’t you just love a blue sky? A pretty, Christmas-y blue sky." It is so good that if you might just get caught in the loop of watching it over and over.  
  1. Midnighters
Image result for MidnightersA couple is drunk on New Year’s Eve and accidentally hit and kill a pedestrian. Dark huh? Well then don’t wait for morality to kick in. They do not turn themselves in. Instead, they take the cadaver home and wait until their blood alcohol levels normalize. Oh and this is when it gets creepy- Once they are sober they discover a piece of paper in the dead man’s pocket with their address on it. So much for a holiday movie.
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8 Family Friendly Movies to Cozy up to on Netflix

by Emily Keen

Ever been in a discussion of shortlisting a movie with your family. Well, don’t even get me started on the choices of the kids. One might want to watch a scary ghost film, while the other wants a fun animated pic. The moment you open Netflix, people start throwing in all the weirdest opinions. So how do you prioritize and select a movie right for the occasion? We have simplified that task for you. Here is a list of 8 family movies on Netflix just apt for every family member. Have a look!  
  1. Mamma Mia! (2008)
Related imageThis is a light-hearted feel-good film wherein the concept of ‘trying to find who my dad is’ is tackled with utmost simplicity. Sophie’s wedding weekend at her mom’s Greek island hotel becomes interesting. It’s a fun watch for every member of the family. The outdoor-summery theme will leave you all relaxed and cheered up.  
  1. Lincoln (2012)
Image result for Lincoln (2012)It’s a great story with some amazing educational value. A political biopic by all means but absolutely recommended as a family film if all the folks have a thing for history and politics. The film zeroes in on the specific phase of Lincoln’s career associated with the 13th Amendment.  
  1. Coco (2017)
Image result for Coco (2017)Coco won two Oscar awards and we cannot see why not. It deserves every bit of appreciation for the way it captures the Mexican lifestyle through a family drama. It explores the themes of death, desertion, family, and matriarchy in the most whimsical way possible. Children will love the vivid animation and elders too are left with some thinking to do.  
  1. Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs (2009)
Image result for Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs (2009)An adorable children’s book adapted into an animated feature! It follows the adventures of an inventor and a geeky weather girl. An 'invention gone wrong' adventure where the two protagonists have to save the town from mutant food, raining from the sky.  
  1. Groundhog Day (1993)
Related imageThe 90s classic is still a cult favorite for its unusual set up and storyline. Bill Murray an exhausted weatherman is made to live the same day over and over again. The film captures his evolution from a frustrated individual to a man who now puts his experience to use by living a better life. In the vein of sarcasm and comedy, this makes a perfect Sunday afternoon watch.  
  1. The Little Prince (2015)
Related imageWith crisp animated frames and a heartwarming story, this is a must-have on the list of family movies. The feature tackles profound philosophical concepts in the most humble manner.  
  1. Little Women (1994)
Related imageThe story of the 1868 novel has been transcribed into live-action countless times but this rendition is somewhat special. The stellar cast makes it sublime with their performances. The cast includes Susan Sarandon, Winona Ryder, Claire Danes, Christian Bale, and Kirsten Dunst. There will be times when you laugh and then cry as the story of the March sisters unfolds.  
  1. The Incredibles 2 (2018)
Image result for The Incredibles 2 (2018)There is not a child and adult who cannot love these movies. The first installment bowled the fans over and the second one is just as charming. It is the perfect blend of humor, wit, and action.
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8 Good Romance Movies to Watch When Bored

by Emily Keen

Romantic films are a go-to when you feel down or bored and need a lift from an exhausting day. You may not prefer one at all times but there are moments when you simply need to feel love. But amongst so many options staring right back at you, how do you choose the best ones. We have done the weight lifting for you. Here are 8 classic romance stories you can watch when you are feeling absolutely jaded.  
  1. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
Image result for eternal sunshine of the spotless mind A poignant account from the lives of Clementine (Kate Winslet) and Joel (Jim Carrey) wherein the couple willingly goes through a procedure of wiping off each other’s memories. As the story builds up, one finds it hard to not become emotionally involved as it progresses.  
  1. About Time (2013)
Image result for About Time (2013) What would you do if you had the power to travel in time? Change history? Prevent the Holocaust? Well, Tim Lake is not interested in being a part of something big. All he wants is a girlfriend. The makers of Love Actually have gone a step ahead and given their protagonist a superpower to captivate his love interest Mary (Rachel McAdams). All in all, it is a nicely written romantic comedy to watch when you are bored.  
  1. The Notebook (2004)
Image result for The Notebook (2004) This particular film is adored by women all over especially for the utterly congenial characters played by Rache McAdams (Allie) and the dreamboat, Ryan Gosling (Noah). Not all love stories can stand the test of time but this one does through all its trials and tribulations. McAdams and Gosling phenomenally land as Allie and Noah in this cheesy yet heartwarming account of love.  
  1. Love and Basketball (2000)
Image result for Love and Basketball (2000) Set in the backdrop of the basketball theme, this film enchants the male audience as much as the female for obvious reasons. What begins as a love-hate relationship between Quincy and Monica, progresses into a mature story of two dreamers chasing their passion while continually crossing paths. This movie is highly recommended to the young audience who loves sports.  
  1. Cactus Flower (1969)
Image result for Cactus Flower (1969) A complicated yet heart-winning love story between a 21-year-old woman and an older man went on to help Goldie Hawn an Oscar for her portrayal as Toni Simmons. Hawn has her way through wit and charm and that is exactly what makes you fall in love with her.  
  1. Lost in Translation (2004)
  Related image The crux of the story is the classic romance between Bob Harris (Bill Murray) and Charlotte (Scarlett Johansson). It could be characterized as a miserable account of two individuals caught up by accident in a totally unfamiliar set up.  There are ephemeral moments where Anna Farris lightens up the mood with her spoofs. But then what did Bob whisper in Charlotte’s ear before saying goodbye?  
  1. When in Rome (2010)
Related image This classic Valentine story is supposedly one of the most iconic roles of Kristen Bell. Bell visits Italy for her sister’s wedding where she steals coins from a fountain. In reconciliation, to her theft, she is hunted down by Danny DeVito, Will Arnett, Jon Heder, and Dax Shepard, who are apparently under a love spell. The film is hilarious and definitely recommended for the days when you are feeling blue.  
  1. 50 First Dates (2004)
  Related image You cannot really come up with a more adorable onscreen couple than Adam Sadler and Drew Barrymore. So the premise goes like this. Adam Sandler transforms from a playboy to a man of commitment for a girl who has short term memory. Since an accident, she wakes up each morning and lives the same day over and over. It’s funny, romantic and a classic chick flick for all romance buffs.
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7 Movies That Critics Hated And Fans Loved

by Kaylen Summers

Critics and fans are very different types of audiences. There lies the biggest problem with movie reviews. While most of the time they share a similar opinion about a movie, there are times when a movie gets trashed by critics but does well at the box office. This list is about such movies. Here are the 7 movies that critics hated and the fans loved:

Robocop (2014)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4P2683JkCsc 🎨Fantasy/Mystery ⌛1h 43m In 2014, the iconic Robocop movie got a big-budget remake. However, this PG-13 version lacked the subtle critique of consumer culture and graphic violence that the original had. And that was enough to mess with the critics. The movie was harshly criticized by many including Rolling Stone’s Peter Travers, The Atlantic’s Christopher Orr, and The Guardian’s Peter Bradshaw. Fans, on the other hand, didn't care about the meaningless narrative they saw on screen. They were excited to see iconic character fighting bad guys all over again.

The Accountant (2016)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3KQX2sIhQJY 🎨Drama/Crime ⌛2h 8m The Accountant will feel more like a curious mix of both The Bourne Identity and Rain Man. Well, that's an interesting combo, right?! Well, the critics called it a "thrill-less thriller". However, fans who were disappointed by the Batfleck felt relief to see the actor as a crime-ring accountant. Thus, the movie went on to gross a modest, but impressive $155 million worldwide. A sequel to the movie is also in the works.

Minions (2015)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vATjQSarl8g 🎨 Action/Adventure  ⌛1h 31m You know how kids' movies are. They are silly, filled with humor and a simple narrative easy for the little ones to understand. But when critics got sight of Minions, they instantly hated the movie. Why? Because critics are all adults and not kids. Though the  Despicable Me spin-off initially got only a 50% score on Rotten Tomatoes, it went on to earn a global box office haul of over $1 billion.

Step Brothers (2008)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_0TWeOrIYVI 🎨Comedy ⌛1h 46m This absurdist R-rated comedy Step Brothers was written with the intention of having some weird fun and probably lose some studio money in the process. But, little did they know that it was going to turn out into a cult classic. The movie, written by Will Ferrell and Adam McKay became their top grosser till then. Unfortunately, the critics didn’t feel the same and called the flick "mean" and "unclean".

The Meg (2018)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GGYXExfKhmo 🎨Thriller/Sci-fi ⌛1h 52m There is no doubt that The Meg was nothing more than an ultra-budget B-movie with Jason Statham in the lead role. Critics and domestic audiences hated the movie for its hollow theme and crappy plot. However, things were a little different for the Chinese audience. The movie became a blockbuster in China, grossing over $500 million at the worldwide box office.

Bee Movie (2007)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VONRQMx78YI 🎨Adventure/Comedy ⌛1h 35m When the news came out that Jerry Seinfeld will be writing and starring in a DreamWorks animated movie, adult fans had high hopes. Just like them, the critics were also expecting some edgy humor, layered plotting, and satirical wit. But, they got was a kids’ movie with some Seinfeldian wordplay. Though this made the critics mad, kids loved it.

Bad Boys II (2003)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hsuKq5pNOcM 🎨Crime/Thriller ⌛ 2h 27m The 'Bayhem' era of action cinema was at its height when Bad Boys II got released. However, critics were not fans of these movies then (and definitely not now!). While they were busy trashing the movie for its lack of content and insanely logicless special effects, it got a great reception from fans. They knew the one golden rule for Bay movies: 'forget the damn logic and enjoy the movie!'
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Snuggle up With These 6 Holiday Flicks on Amazon Prime

by Emily Keen

Your favorite holiday classics are not available on a single streaming service. We get it! It totally upsets you. But looking at the bright side, this might actually be the time to give up on a re-watch and discover some new gems. Amazon prime video has a rare collection of vintage festive movies included with Prime membership. And of course, you don’t have to waste time endlessly scrolling through suggestions. We have the list ready for you.
  1. It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
Image result for it's a wonderful life (1946) You might be impacting more lives than you think you are. That is exactly what is this movie intends to convey. George Bailey is a businessman whose business sinks owing to an accidental mishap. The only thing that can protect his family is his life insurance and you can imagine what he must be thinking. Disappointed and distressed the man contemplates suicide. Enter Clarence. She, just like an angel helps him realize his life is worth more than he can imagine. The film has a 94% rating on Rotten Tomatoes and is all in all a feel-good experience. And over the years has stood strong at that spot.
  1. A Christmas Carol (1954)
Image result for A Christmas Carol (1954) Ebenezer Scrooge is a London based cranky loan shark who does not believe in Christmas. His late business partner Jacob Marley visits him over Christmas with the hope of changing his attitude towards the festival but fails miserably. Marley does not give up yet and sends ghosts to help Scrooge realize what he is missing on. The film is made utterly sublime in a way that uses the actors forming an important part of Scrooge’s life to playing the ghosts of Christmas past and present. This holiday Christmas story is based on Charles Dickens 1843 Novella of the same name.  
  1. Babes in Toyland (1986)
Image result for Babes in Toyland (1986) An 11-year-old Lisa Piper (Drew Barrymore) is not at all into toys. A sudden turn of events transports Lisa to a fantasy Toyland on Christmas eve. A wicked Barnaby Barnicle has trolls walking all around Toyland to capture the girl who he wants to marry- Mary (Jill Schoelen). But Mary is in love with his nephew, Jack (Keanu Reeves). The girl now faces the choice of saving the land of the very thing she despises- the toys. She and the two lovers turn to the Toymaster (Pat Morita) for help. The Toymaster agrees to help them but there is one condition. Lisa must believe in power if toys. Will she?
  1. A Norman Rockwell Christmas Story (1996)
Image result for A Norman Rockwell Christmas Story (1996) Its pain that connects us with people more than anything else. And this film takes the idea to a whole new level. An old gentleman, Samuel Cavanaugh, is not very content in his senile days thinking about his difficult past. A young Michael Grant is going through tough times as his father is missing in action amidst a war in Korea. Samuel and Michael bond in the most heartening ways over their visits to a frozen pond where they come to take a break from an otherwise heavy life.  
  1. One Special Night (1999)
Related image The iconic pair of the 60s James Garner and Julie Andrews come together once again, this time to recreate love onscreen. Robert (Garner) often visits his wife at the hospice where Catherine (Andrews) works. On a snowy night, Robert is stuck without a cab and Catherine offers him a ride. It’s Hollywood. Ride through a storm obviously means getting stuck on the way and seeking refuge in a cabin. Cheesy? Not so much! Because this is the night that helps the two mature beings realize their feelings for one another.  
  1. Home for the Holidays (1995)
Image result for Home for the Holidays (1995) Claudia Larson (Holly Hunter) is out of her job and comes back home to celebrate thanksgiving. But her stay is not exactly all honky dory thanks to her overtly strange parents (Anne Bancroft and Charles Durning) and her devious brother Tommy (Robert Downey Jr.). A holiday comedy by Jodie Foster to lighten up your mood with some of the most unconventional characters.
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7 Movies of 2019 That You Forgot To Watch

by Kaylen Summers

There is no doubt that 2019 gave us some of the most brilliantly crafted movies of all time. From box office breaking franchise movies to breathtaking original tales, these movies have both entertained and inspired us. However, while the mega movies had much of the box office and our social media, there were many other smaller movies that left without us noticing. Don't underestimate these flicks by their size, as they have enough worthy content to be on your watch list. Here are 7 awesome movies from 2019 that you forgot to watch:

Honey Boy

https://youtu.be/RG9a4xO0Inc Honey Boy (2019) is an upcoming American drama film that tells the story about a young actor trying to reconcile with his father. He had a troubled childhood and the event of the movie shows how it, in turn, later affects the relationship between him and his father.

The Call Of The Wild

https://youtu.be/5P8R2zAhEwg Set during the Gold Rush of the 1890s, The Call Of The Wild (2019) tells the story about a big-hearted dog named Buck. He is recruited on a mail delivery dog sled team. Eventually, he crosses paths with John Thornton (Harrison Ford) and becomes his trusted companion.

Just Mercy

https://youtu.be/dVJxMUqCUxs Just Mercy (2019) tells the story about young lawyer Bryan Stevenson (Jordan) and his history-making battle for justice. The movie tells the true story of Walter McMillian, who with the help of Stevenson appeals his conviction for the notorious murder of an 18-year-old girl.

21 Bridges

https://youtu.be/Mmr3kD3Q0u0 21 Bridges tells the story about an expertly trained NYPD detective named Andre Davis (Chadwick Boseman). A gang of cop killers is on the run. In order to defeat them, Andre puts all of New York City on a lockdown. As the night unfolds, he soon becomes unsure of who to pursue, and who’s in pursuit of him.

Klaus

https://youtu.be/taE3PwurhYM Klaus (2019) is a retelling of the Santa Claus tale. The movie follows a  postman who is posted to a frozen town in the North for being the worst postman at the academy. He eventually finds Klaus, who is good at making toys and makes a deal with him to deliver his toys.

Richard Jewell

https://youtu.be/gSMxBLlA8qY Based on true events, Richard Jewell tells the story of the security guard who got wrongfully framed for the Olympic bombing of 1996. Initially, Jewell was hailed as the hero for saving people’s lives. However, the media and FBI soon turned the table and he ended up as the prime suspect.

Fractured

https://youtu.be/sCimThZW-Ew Fractured (2019) tells the story about a family who is on a road trip when the daughter gets hurt in an accident and rushed to the nearest emergency room. However, things turn spooky as the daughter and the wife goes missing and the hospital shows no record of them ever being there.
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10 Best Movies to Start the New Year Off Right

by Kaylen Summers

There is nothing like kicking up your feet and starting the new year from the comfort of your couch. Don't believe us?! With these cool movies, you will definitely go for it. Whether you're skipping a New Year's Eve party to celebrate at home, or it's your New Year's Day tradition to rest following all the festivities, these movies will help get you in the spirit of the season.

Forrest Gump (1994)

https://youtu.be/bLvqoHBptjg ⌛2h 22min 🍅72% Though this movie is not related to New Year in any way, we still think starting off 2020 by watching one of the greatest movies ever is not a bad idea. Tom Hanks plays a man with a low IQ. He accomplishes great things in his life and becomes part of significant historic events. But despite all he has achieved, his one true love eludes him.

October Sky (1999)

https://youtu.be/4cmMukCFyd8 ⌛1h 48min 🍅91% Here is another story about overcoming and achieving. The movie is based on the inspiring real-life story of Homer Hickam, a coal miner's son. Gaining inspiration from the first Sputnik launch, he decides to study rocket science against his father's wishes. Luck favored the brave, as he eventually became a NASA scientist.

The Squid and the Whale (2005)

https://youtu.be/JRkK5n2mkvg ⌛1h 28min 🍅93% Based on the true childhood experiences of Noah Baumbach and his brother, The Squid and the Whale tells the touching story of two young boys dealing with their parents' divorce in Brooklyn in the 1980s.

Morning Glory (2010)

https://youtu.be/s9lWUqraDoU ⌛1h 47min 🍅55% This one is about a young and devoted morning television producer who is desperate to keep the failing show on air. She recruits a former news journalist and anchor. But it seems like they disapprove co-hosting the show due to its lack of real news stories.

The Age of Adaline (2015)

https://youtu.be/7UzSekc0LoQ ⌛1h 52min 🍅56% We all worry that time is moving too fast. But, this movie will make you think otherwise. After 29-year-old Adaline recovers from a nearly lethal accident, she inexplicably stops growing older. As the years stretch on and on, Adaline keeps her secret to herself until she meets a man who changes her life.

The Terminal (2004)

https://youtu.be/B-suuEQyoVc ⌛2h 08min 🍅61% Tom Hanks is all about uplifting us through his positive movies. This time he is stuck at the airport. Viktor Navorski lost his country for some political reasons. But, the problem is he was on the plane when this whole thing happened. Now, he's stranded at Kennedy Airport with a passport that nobody recognizes.

Good Will Hunting (1997)

https://youtu.be/ReIJ1lbL-Q8 ⌛2h 07min 🍅97% This one is a cult classic. Will Hunting has a genius-level IQ. Yet, he chooses to work as an MIT janitor. His talents were recognized by Professor Gerald Lambeau when he solved a complicated graduate-level math problem. The professor took it to himself to help the confused youth reach his full potential.

The Thin Red Line (1998)

https://youtu.be/mKl5_OxKBn8 ⌛2h 51min 🍅80% Based on the graphic novel by James Jones, The Thin Red Line about an Army Rifle company called C-for-Charlie. They change, suffer, and ultimately make quintessential discoveries about themselves during the devastating Battle of Guadalcanal. It reflects their journey through the grisly and exhausting battles and finally saying goodbyes to those who survived.

Selma (2014)

https://youtu.be/x6t7vVTxaic ⌛2h 08min 🍅99% The tales of victory are not over. This one is from history books. Selma is a place Alabama where segregation in the South was at its worst. This lead to a march that ended in violence. As a result, President Lyndon B. Johnson was forced to make a famous statement and ultimately led to the signing of the Civil Rights Act.

Singin' in the Rain (1952)

https://youtu.be/5_EVHeNEIJY ⌛1h 43min 🍅100% A little bit of history again from the cinema world. The story takes place when cinema moved from silent to sound. A lot of changes happened in the world of motion pictures and one such incident occurred is about a silent film production company. The company and cast are having a hard time transitioning to sound.
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8 Best Women-Centric Coming Out This 2020

by Kaylen Summers

Women's representation in cinema has been a hot topic in Hollywood last year. With many movie makers adding their expressions to the movement and many top-notch studios trying to capitalize on the trends,  we got many women-centric movies released last year. With a new year awaiting us and a whole array of movies set to hit the screens soon, it is quite normal to wonder about the major women-centric movies slated to release in 2020. We have used our resources and gathered 8 of the best from this category. Take a look at these flicks and mark your calendars, because these movies are worth the wait.

Like A Boss

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=quiGRsBwrJ8 Like A Boss revolves around two friends who try to build a successful beauty company from the ground up. However, their friendship is tested with a buyout offer, putting them at war both professionally and personally. Directed by Miguel Arteta and written by Sam Pitman & Adam Cole-Kelly, the movie has Tiffany Haddish, Rose Byrne, and Salma Hayek in the lead roles. Releasing Date: January 10, 2020

The Rhythm Section

https://youtu.be/0Uq_5bYGYoY The Rhythm Section (2019) tells the story of Stephanie Patrick whose parents died in a tragic plane crash. Discovering that it was not an accident, she soon assumes the identity of an assassin to find the truth behind it. Pushed into a path of revenge, she is out to get the justice she deserves and nothing seems to stop her.

Antlers

https://youtu.be/2aiYxwVuZ1o Antlers (2020) is an upcoming supernatural horror film. It tells the tale of a small-town Oregon teacher and her brother, the local sheriff. They come across a young student in her school who harbors a dangerous secret. This eventually leads them to some frightening consequences.

Birds of Prey

https://youtu.be/kGM4uYZzfu0 Birds Of Prey (And The Fantabulous Emancipation Of One Harley Quinn) (2020) joins Harley Quinn as she splits with Joker and teams up with Black Canary, Huntress, and Renee Montoya to protect a young girl named Cassandra Cain from an evil crime lord, Black Mask in Gotham City. Releasing Date: February 7, 2020

Wonder Woman 1984

https://youtu.be/sfM7_JLk-84 Sequel to the 2017’s Wonder Woman,  the movie marks the ninth installment in DC’s movie universe. This time Wonderwoman will be facing off against the Cheetah, a villainess who possesses superhuman strength and agility. Gal Gadot will be reprising the title role, with Chris Pine, Pedro Pascal, Robin Wright, Kristen Wiig, and Connie Nielsen in supporting roles. Releasing Date: 5 June 2020 

Promising Young Woman

https://youtu.be/7i5kiFDunk8 Everything about Cassie is mysterious. She is smart but wicked, tantalizing but cunning, and by night, she lives a secret double life. However, an unexpected encounter is now giving Cassie a chance to correct her wrongs from the past. Releasing Date: 17 April 2020

Disney’s Mulan

https://youtu.be/KK8FHdFluOQ Disney’ Mulan is the live-action retelling of the 1998 animated film of the same name. The movie tells the story of a tomboyish girl who disguises herself as a young man. She wants to fight with the Imperial Chinese Army and defend the country from Northern invaders. Releasing Date: 27 March 2020

Black Widow

https://youtu.be/RxAtuMu_ph4 Black Widow marks the first solo-outing of the character after a decade of being in the Cinematic Universe. The movie will also kick start Phase 4 of MCU. Set as a prequel to the events of Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame, the movie is expected to be placed after Captain America: Civil War in the MCU timeline. Releasing Date: May 1, 2020
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7 Best Upcoming Hollywood Movies In The Year 2020

by Kaylen Summers

2020 has some of our most awaited movies lined up for release. There is no doubt that this year will be a huge win for the fans of all franchises. But, with so many blockbusters on the horizon, there is a possible chance that we might miss out on any of the best ones before it leaves the theatre. There is, of course, the comfort of watching it at home later on your streaming platform. But, what good are movies if it is not seen in theatres, right?! Here are 7 upcoming Hollywood blockbusters that you don't want to miss out.

Promising Young Woman -17 April 2020

https://youtu.be/7i5kiFDunk8 Everything about Cassie is mysterious. She is smart but wicked, tantalizing but cunning, and by night, she lives a secret double life. However, an unexpected encounter is now giving Cassie a chance to correct her wrongs from the past.

Free Guy- July 3, 2020

https://youtu.be/X2m-08cOAbc Free Guy is about a bank-teller named ‘Guy’. He realizes that he is really an NPC inside an open-world video game. He gathers the courage and finally decides to become the hero of his own story. As his whole game world is about to go offline, it is now up to Guy to find a way and save the day.

The Photograph- 14 February 2020

https://youtu.be/kmicB3J1emw The sudden death of the famed photographer Christina Eames leaves her daughter Mae, hurt, angry and full of questions. But, when finds a photograph from a safe-deposit box, she realizes that there is something more to her mother’s past than she knows. The Photograph is about her investigation about the romance between her mother and a rising journalist.

The Last Full Measure

https://youtu.be/Go8zI2sytEc The Last Full Measure is a movie that takes place in two time periods. Soldiers of the war are recounting their moments fifty-three years later. Airman William H. Pitsenbarger, Jr. (“Pits”) is awarded the nation’s highest military honor after his death for his actions on the battlefield.

Wonder Woman 1984- 5 June 2020 

https://youtu.be/sfM7_JLk-84 Sequel to the 2017’s Wonder Woman,  the movie marks the ninth installment in DC’s movie universe. The movie will see Wonderwoman facing off against a villainess who possesses superhuman strength and agility named as the Cheetah,  Gal Gadot will be reprising the title role, with Chris Pine, Pedro Pascal, Robin Wright, Kristen Wiig, and Connie Nielsen in supporting roles.

The Way Back- 6 March 2020

https://youtu.be/VzNJVSsjE-I The Way Back (2020) tells the story of a widowed, former basketball all-star. He is struggling with addiction and attempts to come back by becoming the coach of the high school basketball team at his alma mater. The team is disparate and ethnically mixed. As the team starts to win, he is on the fight to overcome his old demons.

The Invisible Man- 28 February 2020

https://youtu.be/dSBsNeYqh-k The Invisible Man (2020) is the official retelling of the classic horror flick from Universal Studios. A crazed scientist stages his suicide and starts using uses his power of invisibility to stalk and terrorize his ex-girlfriend. Even though she approached the police, no one believes her. Now, it’s up to her to take matters into her own hands and fight back.
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7 Movies On Netflix That Are Too Scary To Watch

by Kaylen Summers

There is no doubt that the horror genre is going through a creatively robust period. Though moviemakers have explored almost all aspects of the genre, there are still more horror movies releasing, day after day. But, let's be honest. Many of these movies are just B-grade flick and others are just plain garbage. But, if you take some effort and weed out the trash, there are some hidden gems waiting for you. Luckily, we have decided to cut down the trash and picking up the right ones for you. We have gone through almost all the horror movies available on Netflix and trimmed down 7 of the best horror movies on the platform.

The Ritual

https://youtu.be/Vfugwq2uoa0 The usual tale of a sinister creature in the forest story. Four humans have made their way in the woods as a part of college reunion and are relentlessly hunted by an unseen force. With plenty of spooky vibes, the horror movie seems perfect for Halloween season.

I Am The Pretty Thing That Lives in the House

https://youtu.be/NRP-4f_vyrY Helen Bloom, a successful ghost story writer decides to live in her country home during the last days of her life. Lily is a young nurse who takes care of Helen. Little does Lily know that the house of the writer has some real horror lurking within. The film directed by Oz Perkins is an immersive and slow burn of horror unfolding onscreen.

Murder Party

https://youtu.be/TTrAX5QgChc Christopher, an awfully humble man finds an invitation to a Murder party. Without even taking time to consider that it sounds like trouble, he decides to show up only to find out the inviters were not bluffing about the name of the party.  It is, in fact, a group of rogue artists trying to glorify their art through murder to win a grant. Jeremy Saulnier's debut directorial venture is a comical yet relentlessly violent affair.

Coraline

https://youtu.be/XyUwEO7xelY Coraline is a symbolic journey of a young girl who must decide what is right and wrong. The girl subjected to constant invalidation from her parents finds her way into a new world which is an ideal version of her own life. Slipping away into the sparkle of the new world, she fails to understand it could, in fact, be an illusion created to lure and trap her.

The Crow

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NHT3lDPrees A tale of rebirth for revenge, The Crow charts the life of Eric who is killed along with his fiancée by a group of street thugs. A year later, Eric comes back to life as the Crow infiltrates the gang and brutally brings each one responsible to justice. The film sheds light on the unsettling and evil corners of society.

The Babysitter

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qibY77AWlUc A horror comedy that is just right for Halloween mood. A young woman, hired to babysit a boy secretly performs satanic rituals every night the boy is asleep. Until one day the boy defies his usual sleep schedule and walks in on her shenanigans only to strike up a rivalry against a group of handsome but insatiable young adults ready to do anything to fulfill their desires.

Horns

https://youtu.be/xzkNgacIFTA The film begins with Daniel Radcliffe’s character being a suspect in the mysterious death of his girlfriend and him waking up one morning with a new set of horns. With the horns grow his wicked humor and ability to influence people to speak out their deepest desires. Based on Joe Hill's novel of the same name, the movie is a tale of revenge, exploring the weirdness of the supernatural world.
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6 Comedies To Kick-start The New Decade

by Kaylen Summers

Reality does not always give us things to laugh about. But, movies surely do. No matter how sad the past decade has been for you,  there is always an option to start fresh and refresh button for your life is on your TV remote. Take a look a look at these 6 comedies. These movies are known for their sense of humor, awesome actor performance and some inspirational narratives. Check out this list of comedies that are perfect to kick-start the new decade.

Mr. Mom (1932)

https://youtu.be/solr1W5idNY Mr. Mom is so hilarious even after all these years. All was well for the couple- Jack and Caroline. They were living a happy life and making a decent living. However, when Jack lost his job all of a sudden, things got really out of hand. So, now Jack needed up staying at home and looking after the house while Caroline is out at her work. The only problem is that he has never done this before and has no idea what he is up against.

The Master of Disguise (2002)

https://youtu.be/bqsWWyQLOso Pistachio Disguisey is a sweet-natured Italian waiter working at his father's Fabbrizio's restaurant. Little did he know that his family holds the supernatural skills of disguise. But when his family is kidnapped by their arch-enemy, Devlin Bowman, Pistachio must use the skills of disguise to track down Bowman and save his family.

The Sweetest Thing (2002)

https://youtu.be/fGpWRA76jzo Christina's love life is not that colorful. She has been avoiding meaningful relationships for years. But, things took a turn when she meets Peter one night. Though she finally lets her guard down and decides to follow her heart, it seems like Peter has suddenly left town. With Courtney, now she is off to capture the one that got away.

Frank (2014)

https://youtu.be/-catC4tBVyY This movie eccentric and scary at time. But, it still manages to be funny overall. How?! With the titular character wearing a big paper-mache head though out the movie, it can be enigmatic and hilarious at the same time. The movie is about a  young wannabe musician who joins an eccentric pop band. The led of the band is the mysterious Frank.

Beetlejuice

https://youtu.be/_srx6WPejXs A ghost couple is disturbed by the fact that their home is haunted by a conceited human family. Quite a reversal of roles from the traditional premise of horror movies, this forms the basis for the humorous tale. Beetlejuice ( Michael Keaton) is the star of the show who is hired by the couple to free themselves from the wrath of the humans. Directed by Tim Burton, the spooky horror is carried substantially by Keaton with his manic performance until the very end.

The Blues Brothers

https://youtu.be/A-xtJYIwfYo The film brings to life John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd’s SNL characters “Blue Brothers” to life on big screen. The two of them learn that the orphanage that they grew up in in about to be shut due to back taxes. They gather their old bunch of band members and try to raise money to save the orphanage. A simple plot sizing up the absurd lives of two cynics amidst a lot of chaos and carnage
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8 Movies That Can Make 2020 An Awesome Year

by Kaylen Summers

Last year did give us some of the most awesome movies to date. We saw The Avengers finally putting their suits and shields to rest, the clown prince of Gotham descending into madness and Simba getting back his throne all over again. Just when you thought that cinema can't be any better, 2020 is here with an even awesome lineup. Here are 8 upcoming blockbusters that are going to make 2020 a truly awesome year for cinema lovers.

Wonder Woman 1984

https://youtu.be/sfM7_JLk-84 Sequel to the 2017’s Wonder Woman,  the movie marks the ninth installment in DC’s movie universe. In this movie,  DC's Wonderwoman will go toe-to-toe with her arch-nemesis Cheetah, a villainess with superhuman strength and agility. Everyone's favorite, Gal Gadot will be reprising the title role, sharing the screen with Chris Pine, Pedro Pascal, Robin Wright, Kristen Wiig, and Connie Nielsen. Releasing Date: 5 June 2020 

Top Gun: Maverick

https://youtu.be/g4U4BQW9OEk Who is ready for a sequel of the 1986’s Top Gun? The upcoming movie, Top Gun: Maverick takes place 34 years after the events of the original film. Captain Peter “Maverick” Mitchell is the new flight instructor of Top Gun. He guides Bradley, Goose’s son to become an aviator like his father. Releasing Date: June 26, 2020

Onward (2020)

https://youtu.be/HxKXiQvyG_o Onward (2020) is the upcoming animation feature from Disney and Pixar. Two teenage elf brothers, Ian and Barley Lightfoot are given a wizard staff that could summon their dead father for one day. However, with their magic, they could only bring half of him back. Now, the brothers are on a journey to find more magic so that they could spend one last day with their father. Releasing Date: 4 March 2020

Tenet (2020)

https://youtu.be/LdOM0x0XDMo Tenet is the upcoming action thriller film written and directed by Christopher Nolan.  The movie is produced by Nolan and Emma Thomas and has  John David Washington, Robert Pattinson, Dimple Kapadia, Elizabeth Debicki, Michael Caine, and Kenneth Branagh in the leading roles. Releasing Date: 17 July 2020

Sonic The Hedgehog

https://youtu.be/szby7ZHLnkA Sonic has somehow made it to our Earth. He has also found a new best friend- a human named Tom Wachowski- to help navigate him through the complexities of life on Earth. However, with Dr. Robotnik hot on their trail, the two must join forces and prevent Dr. Robotnik from world domination. Releasing Date: 13 February 2020

Ghostbusters: Afterlife

https://youtu.be/ahZFCF--uRY Sonic has somehow made it to our Earth. He has also found a new best friend- a human named Tom Wachowski- to help navigate him through the complexities of life on Earth. However, with Dr. Robotnik hot on their trail, the two must join forces and prevent Dr. Robotnik from world domination. Releasing Date: 13 February 2020

Free Guy

https://youtu.be/X2m-08cOAbc Free Guy is about a bank-teller named ‘Guy’. He discovers that he is actually an NPC inside an open-world video game. He gathers the courage and finally decides to become the hero of his own story. As his whole game world is about to go offline, it is now up to Guy to find a way and save the day. Releasing Date: July 3, 2020

Black Widow

https://youtu.be/RxAtuMu_ph4 Black Widow marks the first solo-outing of the character after a decade of being in the Cinematic Universe. The movie will also kick start Phase 4 of MCU. Set as a prequel to the events of Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame, the movie is expected to be placed after Captain America: Civil War in the MCU timeline. Releasing Date: May 1, 2020
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8 Underrated Space Movies That Are Worth Watching

by Kaylen Summers

Our fascination with space is as old as our thinking minds. Though our technological advancements have helped us unlock a few mysteries of the universe, most of it still remains unexplored. But, that didn't stop our imagination. From Jules Verne to Christopher Nolan, we have seen sci-fi space explorations grow from novels to movies. Now, we have a long list of space movies that pushes the genre further and further. Some have a good narrative, while others are just VFX heavy. Whatever the case may be, many good space movies are left out when we mention these cinematic marvels. So, we have decided to create a list of good space movies that are underrated.

Event Horizon (1997)

https://youtu.be/Ix9CHnOo94k The year is 2047.  A group of astronauts is on a mission to investigate and salvage the starship 'Event Horizon'. It has been 7 years since it disappeared mysteriously, that too on its maiden voyage. But, when the crew finally arrives on board the lost ship. They soon realize that there is a deeper, terrifying secret to its disappearance than they expected.

Life (2017)

https://youtu.be/cuA-xqBw4jE Meanwhile, another six-member crew is at the International Space Station. Their mission is to study a sample from Mars. If all goes well they will be discovering the first proof of extra-terrestrial life. Unfortunately, it looks they are more intelligent than we expected.

Mission to Mars (2000)

https://youtu.be/xwcI3fkKeiw The Mars missions are not over yet. This movie is about the crew who went on the first Mars expedition. However, somewhere along the way, they lose contact with  Earth. Now a second crew is sent to discover and rescue the lost astronauts.

Galaxy Quest (1999)

https://youtu.be/B34jbC43XzA While most crews volunteer for a heroic space mission, here is one who had no idea that they were walking into a battle between two intergalactic species. The funny part is that both these species think that they are some intergalactic heroes while they are actually stars of a 1980s sci-fi show.

Red Planet (2000)

https://youtu.be/g13ceurNcgI You guessed it right. Its time for another Mars expedition. Our Earth is dying and it's up to a bunch of Astronauts to search for a solution. Being our closest neighbor, Mars becomes their main option. However, what they didn't expect was to have the mission go terribly awry.

Solaris (2002)

https://youtu.be/n4sJA-E51bQ Being alone can seriously affect your mental health. Especially, if you are stuck in a spacecraft drifting through the vast, empty space. A troubled psychologist is assigned to investigate such a crew. They have been living in an isolated research station orbiting a bizarre planet.

Sunshine (2007)

https://youtu.be/r8BSlqHAhuY Taking place fifty years into the future, this movie is talking about some drastic climate change and its not really our fault. The sun is dying, causing the temperature on Earth to be arctic low. Though an initial team of astronauts was sent to revive the Sun, their mission fails. Now after seven years later, a new team is on their way to finishing the mission. Will mankind's last hope be able to succeed?

Fantastic Voyage (1966)

https://youtu.be/dO5E4wkg0hA Well, this one is not exactly space exploration. But, consider it a bonus. Before the concepts of quantum physics and micro-universe got contextualized by modern science, this science fiction brilliantly explored its possibilities. Watch how a team of experts travels through a human body to remove a deadly clot.
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