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Inception (2010)

Inception
★★★★
★★★★
3.5 out of 4 stars

From Christopher Nolan, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Elliot Page, Ken Watanabe
Rated PG-13

Inception is a science fiction action thriller directed by Christopher Nolan, set in the near future. Dom Cobb (Leonardo DiCaprio) is an industrial espionage expert who specializes in "extraction" - stealing information from people's minds while they are dreaming. When a Japanese tycoon offers him a chance to restore his shattered life by performing the dangerous task of "inception" - planting an idea rather than extracting it - Cobb and his team of specialists, including Arthur (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) and Ariadne (Ellen Page), must navigate their way through a web of deceit and hidden agendas. As they journey deeper into the dreamscapes, Cobb and his team must fight to stay one step ahead of their pursuers and to protect their own lives and the lives of their loved ones. Inception is a thrilling exploration of the power of the mind and the possibilities of the dream world.

Amélie (2001)

Amélie
★★★★
★★★★
3.3 out of 4 stars

From Jean-Pierre Jeunet, starring Audrey Tautou, Mathieu Kassovitz, Rufus, Lorella Cravotta
Rated R

Amélie is an enchanting romantic comedy about a shy young woman, Amélie Poulain (Audrey Tautou), who decides to change the lives of those around her for the better while struggling with her own isolation. Amélie's quirky and imaginative view of life and the people she encounters leads her on a unique and touching journey of self-discovery. She meets a colorful cast of characters, including a reclusive artist, a garden gnome thief and a hypochondriac who is convinced he is going to die. Along the way, Amélie discovers true love and learns to trust in life and open her heart to friendship.

Before Sunset (2004)

Before Sunset
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Richard Linklater, starring Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Vernon Dobtcheff, Louise Lemoine Torrès
Rated R

"Before Sunset" is a romantic drama from 2004, written and directed by Richard Linklater. The film follows American Jesse (Ethan Hawke) and French Celine (Julie Delpy) as they reunite for an afternoon in Paris, nine years after their first meeting in Vienna. Over the course of the afternoon, the two discuss their lives and their relationships and reflect on the choices they have made. As the day passes, they come to terms with the fact that they are both in different places in life and must make difficult decisions about their future. The film ends with an ambiguous but hopeful conclusion.

Ratatouille (2007)

Ratatouille
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Brad Bird, Jan Pinkava, starring Brad Garrett, Lou Romano, Patton Oswalt, Ian Holm
Rated G

Ratatouille is an animated comedy-adventure film about a rat named Remy who has a deep love for cooking. He teams up with a young garbage boy named Linguini in order to realize his dream of becoming a chef in a famous Parisian restaurant. Together, the two must find a way to work together to create exquisite dishes for the restaurant's demanding customers, all while trying to evade the restaurant's menacing head chef. In the end, Remy is able to realize his dream of becoming a great chef, defying the odds and proving that anyone can achieve greatness if they put their mind to it.

Army of Shadows (1969)

Army of Shadows
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Jean-Pierre Melville, starring Lino Ventura, Paul Meurisse, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Simone Signoret
Rated Not Rated

Army of Shadows is a 1969 film directed by Jean-Pierre Melville. It follows the story of a group of French resistance fighters during World War II. Led by Philippe Gerbier (Lino Ventura), the band of freedom fighters is made up of Mathilde (Simone Signoret), Le Masque (Claude Mann), Luc Jardie (Paul Meurisse), and Félix Lepercq (Paul Crauchet). The group must evade the Gestapo and the German military forces as they fight for the liberation of France. As the story progresses, we see their courage and resilience as they continually risk their lives in the service of their country and its freedom. Along the way, they form strong bonds of loyalty and friendship as they support each other in the face of danger and death. In the end, they are successful in their mission, but at a heavy cost.

Big Fish (2003)

Big Fish
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Tim Burton, starring Ewan McGregor, Albert Finney, Billy Crudup, Jessica Lange
Rated PG-13

Big Fish is a 2003 American fantasy comedy-drama film directed by Tim Burton, based on the 1998 novel of the same name by Daniel Wallace. The film stars Ewan McGregor, Albert Finney, Billy Crudup, Jessica Lange, and Marion Cotillard. The film tells the story of Edward Bloom, a former travelling salesman who lives in a small town in Alabama and is on his deathbed. His adult son, William, tries to learn more about his father's life by piecing together the tall tales he has been told throughout his life. Eventually, William discovers that the stories are true and uses them to reconcile with his father before his death. The film explores the relationship between father and son, the strength of family, and the power of imagination. It was met with critical acclaim, earning numerous awards and nominations including an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor in a Leading Role for Albert Finney.

The Bourne Identity (2002)

The Bourne Identity
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Doug Liman, starring Franka Potente, Matt Damon, Chris Cooper, Clive Owen
Rated PG-13

The Bourne Identity is a 2002 action-thriller directed by Doug Liman and starring Matt Damon. In the film, Jason Bourne (Damon) is an amnesiac who is found floating in the Mediterranean Sea by fishermen. He is taken to safety and discovers he possesses a variety of extraordinary skills, including martial arts and an almost superhuman ability to remember things. With the help of a tenacious and beautiful woman (Franka Potente), he starts to uncover the secrets of his past. As he delves deeper, he discovers he is a highly trained government assassin and that powerful forces are hunting him down. Pursued by CIA agents, Bourne must battle his enemies, as well as his own demons, in a breathtaking race to discover his true identity.

The Conformist (1970)

The Conformist
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Bernardo Bertolucci, starring Jean-Louis Trintignant, Stefania Sandrelli, Gastone Moschin, Enzo Tarascio
Rated R

The Conformist is an Italian drama film directed by Bernardo Bertolucci, released in 1970. The story is set in the fascist Italy of the 1930s, and follows Marcello Clerici, a young man who is desperate to escape his troubled past and fit in with his peers. He joins the Fascist Party and is assigned to assassinate a liberal anti-fascist professor. Marcello is torn between his own personal feelings, his loyalty to the Fascist cause and his desire to conform. As his mission progresses, he is forced to confront his own inner demons and ultimately make a choice between his past and his future. The film is an exploration of the psychological effects of fascism, and how it can lead us to become complicit in its evils.

Three Colors: Blue (1993)

Three Colors: Blue
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Krzysztof Kieslowski, starring Juliette Binoche, Zbigniew Zamachowski, Julie Delpy, Benoît Régent
Rated R

Three Colors: Blue is a 1993 French-Polish drama film by acclaimed director Krzysztof Kieslowski. The story follows the life of Julie (Juliette Binoche) who, following the death of her husband and daughter in a car accident, chooses to withdraw from the world and live a life of solitude. Through a series of flashbacks, the film explores her relationship with her husband and her subsequent desire to start anew. Her journey of self-discovery is further complicated by the intrusion of old and new friends, acquaintances and strangers. The film uses the colors of the French flag - blue, white, and red - to explore themes of liberty, equality, and fraternity, as well as the concept of isolation from the world. In the end, Julie comes to terms with her grief and finds a way to embrace life again.

Edge of Tomorrow (2014)

Edge of Tomorrow
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Doug Liman, starring Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt, Bill Paxton, Brendan Gleeson
Rated PG-13

Edge of Tomorrow is a sci-fi action film starring Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt. The story follows Major William Cage, a military PR officer with no combat experience, as he is unexpectedly dropped into a fight against an alien race known as the Mimics. After dying in battle, Cage finds himself in a time loop, repeating the same day over and over again. With the help of Special Forces warrior Rita Vrataski (Blunt), Cage begins to use his newfound knowledge to survive and eventually win the battle against the Mimics. Through multiple time loops and repeated battles, Cage must learn the techniques of warfare and survive in order to win the war and save humanity.

X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)

X-Men: Days of Future Past
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Bryan Singer, starring Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, Hugh Jackman, James McAvoy
Rated PG-13

X-Men: Days of Future Past is a 2014 American superhero film directed by Bryan Singer and written by Simon Kinberg. It is based on the 1981 Marvel Comics story arc "Days of Future Past" by Chris Claremont and John Byrne. The film stars an ensemble cast, including Hugh Jackman, James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Halle Berry, Nicholas Hoult, Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, and Ellen Page. The film follows Wolverine, who is sent back in time by Professor X and Mystique to 1973 in order to prevent a future where mutants are being hunted down by Sentinels. To do this, Wolverine must enlist the help of the younger versions of Professor X and Magneto in order to change the course of history. Along the way, Wolverine and his allies must confront the growing tension between the two sides of the mutant struggle and find a way to unite them in order to create a brighter future for mutants.

Taken (2008)

Taken
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Pierre Morel, starring Liam Neeson, Maggie Grace, Famke Janssen, Leland Orser
Rated PG-13

Taken is a 2008 action thriller film starring Liam Neeson as Bryan Mills, an ex-CIA operative who sets out on a mission to rescue his daughter Kim (Maggie Grace) from an Albanian human trafficking ring led by the mysterious Marko Hoxha (Rade Šerbedžija). With the help of his friend, retired intelligence operative Sam (Leland Orser), and his daughter's friend Amanda (Katie Cassidy), Bryan tracks the criminals to Paris and takes them down one by one, determined to save his daughter before it's too late. With intense action sequences, suspenseful music, and a thrilling yet touching story, Taken is a gripping adventure that will leave you on the edge of your seat.

Night on Earth (1991)

Night on Earth
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Jim Jarmusch, starring Winona Ryder, Gena Rowlands, Lisanne Falk, Alan Randolph Scott
Rated R

Night on Earth is a 1991 comedy-drama film directed by Jim Jarmusch. The film is composed of five vignettes, each set in a different city around the world. In Los Angeles, an aspiring actress has a wild night with her cab driver. In Paris, two taxi drivers bicker and bond. In New York, a blind woman and her driver develop an unlikely friendship. In Rome, a priest receives a surprise confession from his cab driver. And in Helsinki, a cabbie and his fare take a magical ride into the countryside. Through these stories, Jarmusch shows how seemingly different people from around the world are united by their shared humanity.

Midnight in Paris (2011)

Midnight in Paris
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Woody Allen, starring Owen Wilson, Rachel McAdams, Kathy Bates, Kurt Fuller
Rated PG-13

Midnight in Paris is a romantic fantasy comedy directed by Woody Allen and starring Owen Wilson. The movie follows Gil, a nostalgic Hollywood screenwriter, as he travels to Paris with his fiancée Inez and her parents on a business trip. While in Paris, Gil begins to explore the city and finds himself transported back in time to the 1920s. He meets and befriends several of the most famous literary and artistic figures of the time, including Ernest Hemingway, Gertrude Stein, Pablo Picasso and Salvador Dalí. As he continues to journey back to the past, Gil discovers what he truly values in life and begins to question his current relationship with Inez and his plans for the future.

The Double Life of Véronique (1991)

The Double Life of Véronique
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Krzysztof Kieslowski, starring Irène Jacob, Wladyslaw Kowalski, Halina Gryglaszewska, Kalina Jedrusik
Rated R

The Double Life of Veronique is a 1991 drama film directed by Krzysztof Kieslowski and starring Irène Jacob. The film follows the intertwining lives of two identical women, Veronique, a Polish singer, and Weronika, a French music teacher. Despite never having met, the two women share a mysterious emotional connection that transcends their physical separation. As they pursue their individual lives and dreams, they become increasingly aware of their parallel paths, as if drawn to one another. The film ultimately explores themes of identity, destiny, and metaphysical mystery, as the audience is left to ponder the implications of their uncanny connection.

Moulin Rouge! (2001)

Moulin Rouge!
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Baz Luhrmann, starring Nicole Kidman, Ewan McGregor, John Leguizamo, Jim Broadbent
Rated PG-13

Moulin Rouge! is a 2001 romantic musical film directed by Baz Luhrmann. Set in Paris in the late 19th century, the film follows the story of a young English poet, Christian (Ewan McGregor), who falls in love with the star of the Moulin Rouge, cabaret actress and courtesan Satine (Nicole Kidman). As their love affair unfolds, Christian finds himself in conflict with Satine's suitor and the leader of the Bohemians, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. At the Moulin Rouge, the group of Bohemians struggle against the brutal and exploitative forces of the upper class, while Christian and Satine's forbidden love is threatened by the dark secrets of her past. In their quest for true love, they must overcome their differences and embrace their destiny.

Three Colors: White (1994)

Three Colors: White
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Krzysztof Kieslowski, starring Zbigniew Zamachowski, Julie Delpy, Janusz Gajos, Jerzy Stuhr
Rated R

Three Colors: White is a 1994 film by Krzysztof Kieslowski that follows the story of Karol Karol, a Polish hairdresser living in Paris. Karol is betrayed by his French wife, Dominique, and ends up penniless on the streets of Paris. He travels to Warsaw, Poland, where he finds a clever way to exact revenge on his wife by manipulating her finances, while also attempting to reunite with his long lost brother. Along his journey, Karol explores the concepts of identity, equality, and self-determination, ultimately coming to terms with his situation and coming to understand the true value of friendship and family.

Le Dîner de Cons (1998)

Le Dîner de Cons
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Francis Veber, starring Thierry Lhermitte, Jacques Villeret, Francis Huster, Daniel Prévost
Rated PG-13

Le Dîner de Cons is a 1998 French comedy film directed by Francis Veber. The film stars Thierry Lhermitte, Jacques Villeret, and Francis Huster. The story centers around a weekly dinner gathering of six male friends, all of whom are successful in their respective fields. Every week, they invite a seventh person to join them, who is then required to bring the most ridiculous story he can think of. The seventh person is known as "the loser" and the gatherings are a sort of game for the other six. However, when one of the six invites a dull accountant, Pierre (Jacques Villeret), things take a turn for the worse and the game becomes more serious. Pierre's stories are not amusing and the other six become increasingly irritated by him. As the evening progresses, the dynamics of the group shifts and Pierre emerges as the victor, teaching the other six friends a valuable lesson about humility.

Hugo (2011)

Hugo
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Martin Scorsese, starring Asa Butterfield, Chloë Grace Moretz, Christopher Lee, Ben Kingsley
Rated PG

Hugo is a heartwarming, magical adventure about a young boy living alone in the walls of a 1930s Paris train station. After being orphaned, Hugo (Asa Butterfield) spends his days winding the clocks and stealing from the toy shop to survive. When he discovers a broken automaton, he teams up with the kindly, old shopkeeper, Georges Melies (Ben Kingsley) to repair it. As the mystery of the automaton unfolds, Hugo and Georges embark on a journey to unlock a secret that has been kept for generations. Along the way, Hugo discovers the power of friendship and family, and that the magic of the movies is not just on the screen, but in the hearts of everyone.

An Education (2009)

An Education
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Lone Scherfig, starring Carey Mulligan, Peter Sarsgaard, Alfred Molina, Olivia Williams
Rated PG-13

The Walk (2015)

The Walk
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Robert Zemeckis, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Charlotte Le Bon, Guillaume Baillargeon, Émilie Leclerc
Rated PG

Paris, je t'aime (2006)

Paris, je t'aime
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Olivier Assayas, Frédéric Auburtin, Gurinder Chadha, Sylvain Chomet, Ethan Coen, Joel Coen, Isabel Coixet, Wes Craven, Alfonso Cuarón, Gérard Depardieu, Christopher Doyle, Richard LaGravenese, Vincenzo Natali, Alexander Payne, Bruno Podalydès, Walter Salles, Oliver Schmitz, Nobuhiro Suwa, Daniela Thomas, Tom Tykwer, Gus Van Sant, starring Juliette Binoche, Leonor Watling, Ludivine Sagnier, Fanny Ardant
Rated R

The Science of Sleep (2006)

The Science of Sleep
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Michel Gondry, starring Gael García Bernal, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Miou-Miou, Alain Chabat
Rated R

The Phantom of the Opera (2004)

The Phantom of the Opera
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Joel Schumacher, starring Gerard Butler, Emmy Rossum, Patrick Wilson, Miranda Richardson
Rated PG-13

The Dreamers (2003)

The Dreamers
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Bernardo Bertolucci, starring Michael Pitt, Louis Garrel, Eva Green, Anna Chancellor
Rated NC-17

 



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