The Top 10 Must-See Films of the Year
As the year comes to a close, it’s time to look back at all the great films that have been released. There have been so many great movies this year, making it tough to narrow down the list to just 10. But after much deliberation, we present to you the top 10 must-see films of the year.
One of the biggest surprises of the year was Parasite, a South Korean film that took the world by storm. The film tells the story of a poor family who manages to infiltrate the wealthy household of a rich family and begin to manipulate them for their own gain. The film is a sharp commentary on class divides and is expertly directed by Bong Joon-ho. Parasite won the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival and is a strong contender for the Best International Feature Film at the Oscars.
1917 is a World War I film that follows two young soldiers who are given the task of delivering a message across enemy lines. The film is shot in a way that makes it feel like one continuous take, adding to the intense and immersive experience. Director Sam Mendes has crafted a beautiful and emotional war film that is a must-see on the big screen.
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
Quentin Tarantino’s latest film, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, is a love letter to the golden age of Hollywood. The film follows a struggling actor (Leonardo DiCaprio) and his stunt double (Brad Pitt) as they navigate the changing landscape of Hollywood in the late 1960s. The film is filled with memorable characters and a fantastic cast, and the ending will have you talking for days.
Marriage Story is a heart-wrenching drama about a couple (Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson) going through a divorce. The film follows their relationship from the beginning to the end, showing all the ups and downs that come with love and marriage. The performances from Driver and Johansson are both powerful and the film will leave you in tears by the end.
Jojo Rabbit is a unique and poignant film about a young German boy (Roman Griffin Davis) during World War II who has an imaginary friend in the form of Adolf Hitler (Taika Waititi). The film tackles heavy themes such as fascism and hate in a way that is both funny and thought-provoking. Waititi’s direction is top-notch and the film has a strong message that is needed in today’s world.
Martin Scorsese’s latest film, The Irishman, is a crime epic that follows the life of hitman Frank Sheeran (Robert De Niro). The film spans decades and follows Sheeran’s involvement with the Bufalino crime family and his relationship with Jimmy Hoffa (Al Pacino). The film is a testament to Scorsese’s talent and the performances from De Niro and Pacino are career-best.
Ford v Ferrari
Ford v Ferrari tells the true story of the rivalry between car companies Ford and Ferrari in the 1960s. The film follows car designer Carroll Shelby (Matt Damon) and driver Ken Miles (Christian Bale) as they attempt to build a car for Ford that can compete with Ferrari at the prestigious 24 Hours of Le Mans race. The film is a thrilling ride and Bale and Damon both give excellent performances.
Greta Gerwig’s adaptation of Little Women is a fresh and charming take on the classic novel. The film follows the lives of four sisters (Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson, Florence Pugh, and Eliza Scanlen) growing up in the aftermath of the Civil War. The film is a beautifully crafted period piece with fantastic performances from the entire cast.
Uncut Gems is a nerve-wracking thriller about a jeweler (Adam Sandler) who gets in over his head with dangerous people. The film is a wild ride from start to finish and Sandler gives one of the best performances of his career. The film is a must-see for fans of intense and unpredictable movies.
Knives Out is a clever and entertaining murder mystery that pays homage to the classic whodunit films of the past. The film follows a detective (Daniel Craig) trying to solve the murder of a wealthy patriarch (Christopher Plummer) with a house full of suspects (including an all-star cast of Chris Evans, Ana de Armas, Jamie Lee Curtis, and many more). The film is a delightful and well-made mystery that will keep you guessing until the end.
So there you have it, the top 10 must-see films of the year. Each of these films is worth your time and are a testament to the great storytelling and craftsmanship that goes into making a movie. Be sure to check out as many of these films as you can before the year is over.
The Top 10 Must-See Films of the Year