During this lockdown, we’ve seen plenty of movies and you might even feel like you’re running out of content to watch this time around. But believe us when we say this, it’s not possible to watch every movie that has been made, and there are some masterpieces that you may not have seen until now. We all know how good Hollywood is at producing movies and they sure have movies that changed the whole experience of watching movies. So have your TV remotes handy as we list a few Best Hollywood Movies that you need to monitor.
Little Women (2019)
Directed by Greta Gerwig, starring Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson, Florence Pugh and Eliza Scanlen, Little Women is a thought-provoking 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 may affect their future. This film surprised many people and it is a powerful film that will always remain a classic. What made this film a success was the great performance of the actors and their amazing 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 fights his own battle with his drinking problem. Audiences just didn’t fall in love with the story of this film, but also with the great album that the film had. The film not only received critical acclaim but still 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, then this film is for you. Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, The Wolf of Wall Street revolves around Jordan Belfort, who starts a brokerage firm and quickly grows his business from a staff of 20 to over 250. As the business grows, their scams increase, bringing him and his company into the eyes of the FBI. The film was engaging and is touted as one of the greatest films ever made.
La La Terre (2016)
Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone’s star La La Land 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 success mounts, they have to make decisions that start to tear them apart. La La Land was adored by audiences because it had a modern twist on old school musicals, which is one of the reasons the film won so many awards.
The Social Network (2010)
Directed by David Fincher, The Social Network is an adaptation of Ben Mezrich’s book The Accidental Billionaires, which revolves around the creation 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 down at his computer and what starts as an idea for a dorm soon becomes a global social network and a communication revolution. . But what comes with entrepreneurial success are both personal and legal complications. This movie really shows what good acting and directing skills do to a movie.
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 implicates Boston’s religious, legal, and governmental establishment at the highest levels. Spotlight really set high standards in filmmaking, from the acting, to the script, to the direction and the cinematography, everything was spot on.
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 lives life from child to adult while 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 such an amazing 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 he brutally attacks his wife’s lover and is diagnosed with bipolar disorder. . After eight months, he left the center and tried to reconcile with his wife. Meanwhile, he meets Tiffany (Jennifer Lawrence), a girl with her own problems. 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 film’s protagonists was pretty good, and the storyline will keep you hooked on 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 a drug addict and the only advice Chiron receives is of Juan (Mahershala Ali), a drug dealer, who teaches him to make his own life on his own terms. As he grew older, he followed Juan’s advice which had a lasting effect on him. This film shows how people deal with the development of their identity and learn the path to self-discovery. Moonlight is really everything a movie should be.