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From Stanley Kubrick, starring Kirk Douglas, Ralph Meeker, Adolphe Menjou, George Macready
Paths of Glory is a 1957 anti-war film directed by Stanley Kubrick and starring Kirk Douglas as Colonel Dax, a French officer in World War I. The story follows a group of French soldiers tasked with an impossible mission: to take a heavily fortified German position, known as the "Anthill", in a disastrous attack. After the attack fails, Colonel Dax is instructed to court martial three of his men for cowardice in order to avoid repercussions from higher command. Despite his reservations, Dax reluctantly leads the court martial, but is eventually able to expose the moral bankruptcy of the military system and the corruption of the officers in charge. The film is a powerful indictment of the brutality and injustice of war.
From Bryan Singer, starring Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, Hugh Jackman, James McAvoy
X-Men: Days of Future Past is a 2014 superhero film based on the fictional X-Men characters appearing in Marvel Comics. Directed by Bryan Singer, it is the seventh installment of the X-Men film series. The film is set in the future, where mutants are facing extinction due to giant robots called Sentinels. In a plan to save both humans and mutants, Wolverine (Hugh Jackman) is sent back in time to 1973 to enlist the help of the younger Professor X (James McAvoy) and Magneto (Michael Fassbender) to help change the course of history. Wolverine must convince the two powerful mutants to work together to stop a war that could result in the destruction of both humans and mutants. Along the way, Wolverine must also contend with mutants from the future, including the powerful Mystique (Jennifer Lawrence). In the end, the X-Men's mission is successful and they manage to avert the war, saving both humans and mutants.
From Hal Ashby, starring Ruth Gordon, Bud Cort, Vivian Pickles, Cyril Cusack
Harold and Maude is a 1971 black comedy film directed by Hal Ashby and starring Ruth Gordon and Bud Cort. The plot follows Harold, a young, wealthy, and morbidly obsessed 20-year-old, who develops an unconventional relationship with Maude, a 79-year-old eccentric woman, who teaches him the meaning of life. Through their friendship and Maude's zest for life, Harold comes to appreciate the beauty and wonder of the world around him, ultimately finding the courage to break away from his dark and cynical existence to embrace life and find true happiness. The film is a cult classic and has been highly praised for its unique exploration of themes such as death and mortality.
From Clint Eastwood, starring Sean Penn, Tim Robbins, Kevin Bacon, Emmy Rossum
Mystic River is a 2003 American drama film directed by Clint Eastwood and written by Brian Helgeland. The film stars Sean Penn, Tim Robbins, Kevin Bacon, Laurence Fishburne, Marcia Gay Harden, and Laura Linney. The film tells the story of three childhood friends from a rough Boston neighborhood who are reunited after one of them, Jimmy Markum (Penn), loses his daughter to a horrible crime. He becomes desperate for revenge, which leads him and his friends Dave Boyle (Robbins) and Sean Devine (Bacon) on a violent journey of discovery. The film explores themes of fate, loyalty and justice, and examines the lives of two working class families in Boston struggling to cope with tragedy. The powerful performances of the cast and the tense atmosphere created by Eastwood's direction make Mystic River an intense, emotionally charged experience and a powerful portrait of the pains and evils of a broken society.
Ethan Coen, starring George Clooney, John Turturro, Tim Blake Nelson, John Goodman
O Brother, Where Art Thou? is a 2000 adventure comedy-drama directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. Set in 1937 Mississippi, the story follows Ulysses Everett McGill (George Clooney) and his two companions, Pete Hogwallop (John Turturro) and Delmar O'Donnell (Tim Blake Nelson), as they try to evade capture by a determined lawman (Daniel von Bargen) while on the run from a chain gang. Along the way, they encounter a series of eccentric characters, including a blind prophet (John Goodman) and a one-eyed Bible salesman (Steve Buscemi). Through a series of humorous and thrilling misadventures, the trio eventually come to possess a buried treasure and redefine their lives in the process. With an award-winning soundtrack of traditional American and spiritual music, O Brother, Where Art Thou? is an unforgettable road comedy that blends the unique sensibilities of the Coen brothers with a timeless tale of friendship and redemption.
From Quentin Tarantino, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, Emile Hirsch
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood is a 2019 drama film directed and written by Quentin Tarantino. The movie stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, and Margot Robbie. The story is set in 1969 Los Angeles and follows fading TV actor Rick Dalton (DiCaprio) and his stunt double Cliff Booth (Pitt) as they attempt to make a name for themselves in Hollywood. Along the way, they unexpectedly cross paths with Sharon Tate (Robbie), a famous actress who is murdered by members of the Manson Family. As Dalton and Booth struggle to find their place in the changing landscape of Hollywood, they also become part of a larger narrative that pays tribute to the final moments of the golden age of cinema.
From Denis Villeneuve, starring Emily Blunt, Josh Brolin, Benicio Del Toro, Jon Bernthal
Sicario is a 2015 crime thriller directed by Denis Villeneuve. The film follows FBI agent Kate Macer (Emily Blunt) as she is recruited by a government task force to aid in the escalating war against drugs along the U.S.–Mexico border. She soon discovers that the mission is far more complicated than it appears and that the task force is working to bring a powerful Mexican drug lord to justice. Along the way, she must grapple with her own moral ambiguity and choose between her sense of justice and loyalty to the task force. The film stars Emily Blunt, Benicio Del Toro, Josh Brolin, and Jon Bernthal.
From Gustav Möller, starring Jakob Cedergren, Jessica Dinnage, Omar Shargawi, Johan Gotthardt Olsen
The Guilty is a 2018 Danish thriller directed by Gustav Möller. It follows Alarm Dispatch Response Officer Asger Holm (Jakob Cedergren) as he responds to a panicked phone call from a kidnapped woman. Asger then embarks on a quest to save the woman while stuck in the confines of his police station desk. Throughout the film, Asger is forced to rely solely on his wits, intuition, and the voices of the people he is speaking to over the phone as he races against time to track down the woman's kidnapper. Asger's investigation leads him down a path filled with secrets, lies, and unexpected twists. In the end, Asger must confront his own demons in order to successfully rescue the woman and bring the kidnapper to justice.
From Kevin Smith, starring Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Linda Fiorentino, Bud Cort
From John Hillcoat, starring Tom Hardy, Shia LaBeouf, Guy Pearce, Jason Clarke
From Ridley Scott, starring Orlando Bloom, Eva Green, Liam Neeson, Martin Hancock
From Bryan Singer, starring James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Hoult
Ryan Fleck, starring Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn, Jude Law
From Sean Hanish, starring Michelle Monaghan, Leem Lubany, Common, Alfred Molina
From James Kent, starring Keira Knightley, Ned Wills, Pandora Colin, Jason Clarke
From Kenneth Branagh, starring Tom Bateman, Annette Bening, Kenneth Branagh, Russell Brand