Tag: Underrated Masterpieces

Underrated Masterpieces: The Village

Underrated Masterpieces: The Village

M. Night Shyamalan has continued his gold streak from The Sixth Sense (1999), Unbreakable (2000) and Signs (2002). His last film with the Walt Disney company is entitled The Village (2004). Set in the 19th century, a village of people living in isolation are afraid of leaving the village and going into the woods. However, … Continue reading Underrated Masterpieces: The Village

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Underrated Masterpieces: Midnight Sun

Underrated Masterpieces: Midnight Sun

Midnight Sun (2018) helped up and coming actress Bella Thorne reach to new heights. At the 12:45 showing at Patriot Cinemas, my father and I cried and for great reasons. The American remake of the 2006 Japanese film of the same name, Katie Price (Bella Thorne) stays at her house because she lives with XP, … Continue reading Underrated Masterpieces: Midnight Sun

Underrated Masterpieces: Red Sparrow

Underrated Masterpieces: Red Sparrow

Based on the 2013 book of the same name, Red Sparrow (2018) is a daring film that should not be missed. I went to the 12:30 showing with my father at Patriot Cinemas at aisle 9. Dominika Egorova (Jennifer Lawrence) was a talented Russian ballet dancer who decided to spy on the CIA with her … Continue reading Underrated Masterpieces: Red Sparrow

Underrated Masterpieces: Annihilation

Underrated Masterpieces: Annihilation

Based on the 2014 book of the same name, Annihilation (2018) is an overlooked film that needs enough attention at the box office. A biologist named Lena (Natalie Portman) and her allies which consist of scientists and soldiers attempt to enter "The Shimmer", that is filled with unknown creatures. The film was well-made, well-acted, well-written … Continue reading Underrated Masterpieces: Annihilation

Underrated Masterpieces: Game Night

Underrated Masterpieces: Game Night

Game Night (2018) isn't just some raunchy R-rated comedy film. It is also about mystery, crimes and trivia that make you see the details and laugh at the same time. Max (Jason Bateman) and Annie (Rachel McAdams) love doing trivia and board games when all of a sudden, a daring crime mystery-thriller begins. The humor … Continue reading Underrated Masterpieces: Game Night

Underrated Masterpieces: The Cell

Underrated Masterpieces: The Cell

I have heavily appreciated intellectual films that get constantly ignored by the mainstream, and The Cell (2000) by Tarsem Singh is no exception. A child psychologist named Catherine Deane (Jennifer Lopez) inspects upon the mind of a demented criminal known as Stargher (Vincent D'Onofrio). The film is filled with references to sculptures and various forms of … Continue reading Underrated Masterpieces: The Cell

Underrated Masterpieces: Pi

Underrated Masterpieces: Pi

Strongly overshadowed by Darren Aronofsky's other films including Black Swan (2010), The Fountain (2006), The Wrestler (2008) and most importantly, Requiem For A Dream (2000), Pi (1998) is the true start of Darren Aronofsky's career and is more accessible for the mathematically inclined. A socially withdrawn and paranoid mathematician (Sean Gullette) wants to know the … Continue reading Underrated Masterpieces: Pi