During this lockdown we’ve seen a lot of movies and you might even feel like you’re running out of content to skip this time around. But believe us when we say this, it is not possible to watch every movie that has been made, and there are some masterpieces that you might not have seen until now. We all know how good Hollywood is at producing movies and they certainly have movies that changed the whole experience of watching movies. So keep your TV remotes handy as we list some of the must-see Hollywood movies. Scroll.
Little Women (2019)
Directed by Greta Gerwig, starring Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson, Florence Pugh and Eliza Scanlen, Little Women is a stimulating and fresh film, backed by a fantastic cast. The film revolves around the March sisters and how they deal with the ups and downs of womanhood and make decisions that can affect their future. This film surprised a lot of people and is a powerful film that will always be a classic. What made this film a success was the great performance of the actors and their incredible chemistry.
A Star is Born (2018)
A Star is Born, directed by Bradley Cooper, starring Lady Gaga and the director himself was released in 2018. The film revolves around Jackson Maine (Bradley Cooper), a musician who falls in love with a struggling artist, Ally ( Gaga). Just when Ally decides to give up on her dream, Jack puts her in the spotlight. But as soon as his career takes off, their personal relationship takes a turn, as Jack wages his own battle with his alcoholism problem. Audiences just didn’t fall in love with the story of this movie but also the great album they had. The film not only won critical acclaim, it also won numerous awards, and Lady Gaga even won the Oscar for Best Actress.
The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
If you are interested in stock markets and finance, this movie is for you. With Leonardo DiCaprio, The Wolf of Wall Street revolves around Jordan Belfort, who starts a brokerage firm and quickly grows his business from 20 people to over 250 people. As the business grows, their scams grow, which brings him and his company into the eyes of the FBI. The film was engaging and is billed as one of the greatest films ever to be made.
The Earth (2016)
La La Land, starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone, is perfect if you’re a music lover. The story revolves around Sebastian (Ryan Gosling) and Mia (Emma Stone) who are drawn to each other by their shared desire to do what they love. But as the success mounts, they are faced with decisions that start to tear them apart. La La Land was popular with audiences because it had a modern twist to old-school musicals, which is one of the reasons the film won numerous awards.
The social network (2010)
A director of David Fincher, The Social Network is an adaptation of Ben Mezrich’s book The Accidental Billionaires, which revolves around the founding of the social media platform Facebook. Starring Jesse Eisenberg, Andrew Garfield and Justin Timberlake, the film is about computer programming genius Mark Zuckerberg, who sits in front of his computer and what starts off as a dorm idea soon becomes a global social network and communication revolution. . But what accompanies entrepreneurial success are both personal and legal complications. This film really shows what good acting and directing qualities do to a film.
Directed by Tom McCarthy, starring Mark Ruffalo, Rachel McAdams, Michael Keaton and Brian d’Arcy James, Spotlight revolves around four journalists who launch an investigation into allegations of child abuse in the Catholic Church. As they dig deep to investigate the truth, they uncover a decade-long cover-up that involves Boston’s religious, legal, and government establishment at the highest level. Spotlight really set high standards in filmmaking, from acting and scripting, directing and cinematography, everything was perfect.
The Tree of Life (2011)
Starring Brad Pitt, Sean Penn and Jessica Chastain, directed by Terrence Malick, The Tree of Life is set in the 1950s and revolves around a family in Texas and follows the life of eldest son Jack (adult Jack played by Sean Penn ), about how he experiences life from a child to an adult trying to mend his relationship with his father (Brad Pitt), and how he finds meaning in life while questioning the existence of faith. This film shows an honest experience of a lost soul finding meaning in life, which is exactly what makes it so memorable. If you haven’t seen this movie, you are missing out on such an incredible cinematic experience.
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
Starring the charming Brad Pitt and Jennifer Lawrence, Silver Linings Playbook revolves around Pat (Brad Pitt), who is sent to a mental health facility after brutally attacking his wife’s lover and being diagnosed with bipolar disorder. . After eight months, he leaves the center and tries to reconcile with his wife. Meanwhile, he meets Tiffany (Jennifer Lawrence), a girl who has her own issues. Jack and Tiffany then embark on a love-hate relationship, based on the fact that one person can help the other achieve individual goals. The chemistry between the protagonists in the film was pretty good and the script will keep you hooked to your screens.
Moonlight is a coming-of-age drama starring Mahershala Ali, Trevante Rhodes and Ashton Sanders, the film revolves around Chiron, an African American teenager, whose mother is addicted to drugs and the only advice Chiron gets is from Juan (Mahershala Ali), a drug dealer, who teaches him to make a living on his own terms. As he gets older, he follows Juan’s advice which leaves a lasting mark on him. This film shows how people deal with the development of identity and learn the path of self-discovery. Moonlight is really everything a movie should be.