And yet George Lucas' cocktail of fantasy, sci-fi, Western and World War II movie remains as culturally pervasive as ever. Or just because it's genuinely unsurpassable.Read Empire's review of JawsBuy the film here, 1981In '81, it must have sounded like the ultimate pitch: the creator of Star Wars teams up with the director of Jaws to make a rip-roaring, Bond-style adventure starring the guy who played Han Solo, in which the bad guys are the evillest ever (the Nazis) and the MacGuffin is a big, gold box which unleashes the power of God. We said: Whannell’s film gives a feminist spin to H.G. It is, of course, utterly beautiful too – boundlessly imaginative, steeped in gorgeous colour, and stunningly scored by Joe Hisaishi. A down-on-her-luck New York playwright, desperate for a breakthrough before she turns 40, reinvents herself as rapper RadhaMUSprime. On the other hand, it really does make you wonder why he feels the need to keep tinkering with new cuts. A Seoul woman meets friends and makes conversation while her husband is on a business trip, in Hong’s latest characteristically talky, deceptively modest offering. We said: “Uncomfortable, emotional and resolutely unflinching in its gaze, Chukwu’s film is a clear-eyed exploration of the contentious debate surrounding America’s death penalty and, particularly, the way in which death row disproportionately targets African-American men. Check. Lawrence's (Peter O'Toole) Arab-uniting efforts against the German-allied Turks during World War I. His films’ drawings can look naive and artless, but they’re wondrously composed with swirls and circles and glorious colours, flattened spaces and playful perspectives. In the most artful and inventive way.Read Empire's review of VertigoBuy the film here, 1960The movie Universal originally didn't want Hitchcock to make not only turned out to be a hands-down masterpiece but also effectively invented a genre: the psycho-killer slasher movie. And it says a lot about the film's emotional heft that it managed to win an Oscar itself, when it was in competition with both Pulp Fiction and The Shawshank Redemption.Read Empire's review of Forrest GumpBuy the film here, 1999Sam Mendes made his movie career with his directorial debut, the story of Lester Burman: a man who turned his midlife crisis into a midlife resolution — even if his self-liberating antics would ultimately prove disastrous. As ever, though, QT's at his best in claustrophobic situations, with the tavern scene ramping up the tension to almost unbearable levels.Read Empire's review of Inglourious BasterdsBuy the film here, 2014If Damien Chazelle's semi-autobiographical drama taught us anything, it's that jazz drumming is more hazardous to learn than base jumping. It not only proves that winning isn't the most important thing (you gotta go the distance), but also enabled Sylvester Stallone to craft a character so convincing and emotionally absorbing, he's still appearing in movies almost 40 years later.Read Empire's review of RockyBuy the film here, 1993Tony Scott's handling of Quentin Tarantino's script came off like the cinematic equivalent of cocaine-flavoured bubble-gum: a bright, flavoursome confection that had an intoxicatingly violent kick. Cerca tra i generi, o tra i registi, o tra i film pluripremiati. When you've got the world's baddest asses on the march, it'd be rude not to have them stalked by an intergalactic hunter with space-dreads and a shoulder-mounted laser cannon. Empire super-stardestroys thanks to the way it deepens the core relationships — none more effectively than Han and Leia's. We say: Asili’s excellent debut feature is a ‘speculative re-enactment’ of his time in a West Philadelphia Black socialist experiment in collective living. It’s a joyous but gritty drama for which director Sarah Gavron and writers Theresa Ikoko and Claire Wilson sought to enable the all-female crew and cast of teenage girls to tell their story in their own honest way. It changes things.”, Where to see it: Available now on DVD in the UK. Russell Crowe's big Hollywood breakthrough. Per tale ragione Hollywood Reporter ha voluto raccogliere i pareri di ben 2120 addetti ai lavori di Hollywood per stilare la lista delle cento migliori … Mogul Mowgli is confident and confrontational, exhilarating in its willingness to constantly shift gears between absurdist comedy and vulnerable, introspective narrative.” (Kambole Campbell), Read our review: Mogul Mowgli confronts Riz Ahmed’s rapper’s battle of the soul, Where to see it: On BFI Player and coming to Blu-ray and DVD in February 2021. And it's exactly right that we still don't know what he whispered to her at the end.Read Empire's review of Lost In TranslationBuy the film now, Director Rob Reiner and writer William Goldman's affectionate pastiche of romantic fairy-tale stories that also works as an adventure on its own. Registered charity 287780, The Truth: Catherine Deneuve plays a monstrous movie star in Koreeda’s French adventure, Richard Jewell explores how an unlikely hero loses his religion, Collective takes a scalpel to the contagion of corruption, “Incompetence was killing the victims”: Alexander Nanau on his health-service exposé Collective, In Clemency, death row walls in Alfre Woodard’s warden, Borat Subsequent Moviefilm is another dose of superbly executed chaos in America’s heartlands, In Birds of Prey, Harley Quinn lets her hair down, In Another Round, Mads Mikkelsen and pals uncork their spirits, About Endlessness takes Roy Andersson’s sad-sack sketches to the great beyond, “In my pictures you can’t hide”: Roy Andersson on humour and truth, The Personal History of David Copperfield gives Dickens a radical, rollicking twist, In The Forty-Year-Old Version, Radha Blank hoists her own star, Tenet: Christopher Nolan throws time for a loop, She Dies Tomorrow sends Kate Lyn Sheil’s death drive viral, Relic finds fear in a labyrinthine house of horrors – and in intergenerational illness, “There’s heartbreak in someone losing themselves”: Relic director Natalie Erika James on her love of gothic and Asian horror, Who’s afraid of fear? We see Dick robbed of animation and of dignity; we experience relief at his revival; we appreciate him anew. Here are Black people making something for themselves, people who aren’t wanted somewhere else. It is a horror movie which reduces its central fear to the most fundamental form of existential dread.” (Anton Bitel), Read our review: She Dies Tomorrow sends Kate Lyn Sheil’s death drive viral. “The biggest influence is Cronenberg Sr’s eXistenz (1999), which is similarly concerned with assassins who risk losing themselves in the personae that they adopt as their gaming ‘skins’ – and that film’s lead actress Jennifer Jason Leigh is here cast as Tasya’s handler Girder, a once skilled Possessor now determined to pass down the mantle to the next generation.” (Anton Bitel), Read our review: Possessor sends Andrea Riseborough out of her mind. Read our review: Lovers Rock finds a sanctuary for Black love, + Lovers Rock finds respite and rapture in a Black London house party, + Lovers Rock is a precious hand-me-down of hazy weekends past, Sign up for Sight & Sound’s Weekly Film Bulletin and more. This cross-dressing caper also has what must be the greatest last line in history: "Well, nobody's perfect"…Read Empire's review of Some Like It HotBuy the film here, 2010Or, I'm Gonna Git You Zuckerberg. 2001For a Western world raised on Disney movies, Spirited Away was a bracing change of pace – pure, uncut Studio Ghibli. Grounded by nuanced, unhistrionic work from leads Sopé Dìrísù and Wunmi Mosaku as the married Majur couple, His House shifts focus from exterior threat to the cracks in the marriage, exacerbated by disagreements about assimilation – though at the heart of the horror is a particular, personal crime which must be atoned for. The clue's in the title: it's a perfectly formed story, about friendship, love, fear of abandonment, workplace politics and self-identity. Which is why it's appropriate that Paul Thomas Anderson gives the film a bit of a horror-movie vibe throughout and Day-Lewis delivers such a deliciously monstrous performance — right up to the point where he spills literal blood in an empty mansion, haunted only by himself.Read Empire's review of There Will Be BloodBuy the film here, 2004Director Michel Gondry and screenwriter Charlie Kaufman deconstruct the relationship drama via a fantastic psycho-sci-fi device, as Jim Carrey's Joel races through his own mind to reverse a process by which all his memories of his failed relationship with Kate Winslet's Clementine are to be erased. Using his now familiar Brechtian storytelling style, Lee continually breaks the fourth wall, mixing archive footage, stills photography and fiction to link past and present and weaving a tale in which a turbulent father-and-son relationship and the murder of civil rights leaders is an allegory for historical American wrongs leading to the Black Lives Matter movement. Where to see it: On BFI Player, Curzon Home Cinema and other digital platforms. OR DOES HE? The point is this: Akira Kurosawa's epic, 16th century-set drama about a motley gang of warriors uniting to save a village from bandits couldn't be more influential. ), starred that schlubby fellah from Parks And Rec, and was directed by the guy who turned Michael Rooker into a giant slug-monster in Slither. Loss is reconfigured cleverly as a gain, and two queer women are not so much swindled as left with the blessing of a blank slate, freed from the blueprints for family life that have held them back so far.” (Ryan Gilbey), Read our review: Kajillionaire: Miranda July pulls off a salty family con drama. Thanks to the Wachowskis, we all took the red pill, and we've never regretted it.Read Empire's review of The MatrixBuy the film here, 2002Aside from Boromir, Aragorn and the small-town denizens of Bree, there's not a huge amount of human representation in The Fellowship Of The Ring. But her third feature is fully mature: like Ryder’s lovely, clouded, wise-before-her-years gaze, it is informed by an almost ancient weariness at the way we treat young women, and the way the resilience and agency of girlhood is so frequently overlooked or condescended to. McDormand is endlessly watchable in a very open, generous performance where, with the least rhetoric, it’s clear that she’s channelling the contemporary experience of multitudes. Few directorial debuts are so deftly constructed; no surprise, then, that Frank Darabont has yet to top it.Read Empire's review of The Shawshank RedemptionBuy the film here, 2008Easily as influential on the genre as that other summer '08 comic-book movie, Iron Man, Christopher Nolan's Batman Begins sequel works wonders because he never saw it as a superhero film. Which is a brilliantly weird, round-the-houses way of reminding us that heartbreak should be valued as one of the things that makes us. “This is reinforced rather than offset by Marcello’s signature use of archival footage. We said: “The scorching Mangrove suggests a return to the kind of distilled, focused storytelling and socially relevant themes that distinguished BBC’s Play for Today. While openly fictionalised portraits owe negotiable fealty to biographical truth, it’s startling for a film concerned with the impact of domestic and reproductive labour on women’s intellectual and creative lives to erase the fact that its protagonist’s real-life embodiment had four children. I realised that this show, like that one, is not simply us performing a series of songs, ending with our biggest hit. We undergo at a stranger’s remove a version of her efforts at mental preparation for the inevitable. Which is why Peter Jackson's adaptation worked so well; from this note-perfect first instalment, it was treated exactly as Tolkien intended — as a historical epic which just happens to be set in an alternative world.Read Empire's review of The Fellowship Of The RingBuy the film here, 1977It's nuts: we're now as far, far away from the release of Star Wars as 1977 audiences were from Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs. And the big climactic action sequence is so huge it takes up almost half the movie and is actually three big action sequences temporally nested inside each other around a surreal, metaphysical-conflict core.Read Empire's review of InceptionBuy the film here, 1999After all the pre-release hype about how dark and brutal Fight Club was, one of the most surprising things to discover on seeing it was just how funny it actually was. We said: “Adding an entirely unexpected new register to the filmography of an already dazzlingly eclectic filmmaker, Larraín’s Ema is about as lovable as a genius-level sudoku puzzle, but in it, the cinema of what-the-hell-did-I-justwatch uncategorisability has a new title for its pantheon. We said: “Nolan has mentioned that he’d rather like to direct a Bond movie, and for much of its two-and-a-half-hours Tenet comes across as a 007 romp that’s been force-fed a course in temporal relativity and advanced nuclear physics. We said: “With its ostentatiously colour-blind casting, not only of the energetic and enterprising Dev Patel as Charles Dickens’s typically intrepid, buffeted young wayfarer, but in a slew of roles rich and poor peppered throughout, Armando Iannucci’s rollicking adaptation announces itself as a radical reclamation of the heritage ‘lit pic’ from the off.” (Tom Charity), Read our review: The Personal History of David Copperfield gives Dickens a radical, rollicking twist, Where to see it: On DVD, Blu-ray, BFI Player and other digital platforms. We said: “Developed from a 2017 short of the same title, Ly’s debut feature is ostensibly a banlieue film (a genre of the life of marginalised suburban, mostly male youth in French housing estates) – but with the difference that Ly himself grew up in Montfermeil. Martin’s trajectory from wide-eyed proletarian to jaundiced celebrity is drawn in one fluid stroke, the struggles and successes of his dual pursuit of a writing career and Elena Orsini’s hand all integrated within the same inexorable motion. Film Cast e Troupe Liste Premi & Festival ... Utilizziamo i cookie per offrirti la migliore … A hyper-violent entry from the DC Extended Universe, with Margot Robbie’s comic villain leading the blood-soaked jamboree. Recommended: London and UK cinema listings, film reviews and exclusive interviews. Film d'autore, animazione, cinema indie e blockbuster, gli immancabili cinecomics, ecco i film impossibili da perdere del 2020. As Fox and her sons persevere through limbo narrating their lives to Rob in the home videos, visiting courts, receiving reverse-charge calls, and going about their jobs in Bradley’s footage – we also see them grow and change. Not only did they make arguably the funniest movie of the '90s — which has since spawned a genuine film cult — they also managed to construct a kidnap mystery in which the detective isn't a detective and nobody was actually kidnapped. Everything is up in the air, and also in some odd way feels irrelevant. We said: “WolfWalkers follows the Irish director Tomm Moore’s hand-drawn cartoon films The Secret of Kells (2009) and Song of the Sea (2014). Petzold’s ambiguously hopeful film is a declaration of love.” (Giovanni Marchini Camia, S&S online), Read our review: Undine is Christian Petzold’s slippery love song to Berlin, Where to see it: Not yet available in the UK. It's all part of the deliciously dark and stylishly executed journey.Read Empire's review of OldboyBuy the film here, 1995It may have kicked off the whole CG-animation revolution (for better or worse), but it's not the once-novel visual medium which makes Pixar's first feature one of cinema's greatest treasures. The real-life horrors of Relic, Where to see it: On BFI Player and other digital platforms. The love and pain shown in Bloody Nose is heartbreakingly real; the insights into human experience alive with value. It’s a reminder, without ever being piteous, that when we watch television news or social media feeds, we’re only seeing a partial story. Shannon Murphy’s debut feature, an adaptation of Rita Kalnejais’s 2012 play, stars Eliza Scanlen and Toby Wallace in a beautifully acted exploration of the pain and absurdity of the young love between a terminally ill teenager and an older drug dealer. Endor's teddy-bear guerillas might have got sneered at, but they shouldn't blind us to Jedi's assets: the explosive team-re-gathering opening; the crazily high-speed forest chase; and that marvellously edited three-way climactic battle that dextrously flipped us between lightsabers, spaceships and a ferocious (albeit fuzzy) forest conflict.Read Empire's review of Return Of The JediBuy the film here, 2012With Marvel's 'Phase One'-concluding team-up movie, writer-director Joss Whedon not only pulled off a colossal character-juggling act, he also pushed the studio's commercial success to a much higher level. Alex Proyas, ispirato all’omonima antologia di Isaac Asimov. 710067), Corin Hardy Talks Us Through His Killer Christmas Quadruple-Bill, Wonder Woman 1984: Patty Jenkins On The Power Of Superheroes, Subscribe To Empire Magazine This Christmas, Christmas Gift Guide 2020: Movie-Themed Books, 30 Feelgood Movies To Make You Smile In 2020, Lord Of The Rings: The Return Of The King, Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring, Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back, The 100 Greatest TV Shows Of All Time? We said: “Breezy and boozy, joyful and melancholic, occasionally wild and often wise, Another Round is a heady cocktail swiftly downed, with a late kick like a particularly euphoric mule. A London teenager (Bukky Bakray) grows up fast and is burdened with adult responsibilities when her mother leaves the family home. Don't talk. Check. What’s really impressive too is its use of a prelapsarian mood to portray an America built on racial and social diversity.” (Nick James), Read our review: First Cow: Kelly Reichardt’s milk-rustling western rises like a treat, Where to see it: Yet to be released in the UK. During a session at the Based on a True Story (Boats) conference that I co-programme at the University of Missouri, which runs concurrently with the True/False Film Fest in March, Ross brother Turner talked about searching for the perfect bar on the perfect night, a desire to conjure a deeply true feeling that couldn’t be ‘found’ like a news story. Stripping the chase movie down to its raw essentials (the plot is basically: run away… then run back again! Even more so is the other half of the double-act: Jewell as played by Paul Walter Hauser. News, reviews and archive features every Friday, and information about our latest magazine once a month. As an artist, you wish to be invited, and that’s what happened. She loves him. There simply are no women – no people – like Ema. Lee’s bravura, breakneck war drama, about a group of Black Vietnam veterans returning to the country decades after the war to recover the body of a fallen comrade, follows the blood line of America’s racial wrongs, from the civil rights era to Black Lives Matter. Its spot-on casting hardly hurt: Russell Crowe as conscience-discovering bruiser Bud White; Guy Pearce as ramrod rookie Ed Exley; and Kevin Spacey as the sleazy, sharp-suited "Trash Can" Jack Vincennes.Read Empire's review of LA ConfidentialBuy the film here, 2001Richard Kelly's time-looping, sci-fi-horror-blending high-school movie is the very definition of a cult movie. Where to see it: On BFI Player, Curzon Home Cinema, Amazon Prime and other platforms from 27 November, and released on Blu-ray and DVD on 8 February 2021. He's bored to tears, so he starts spying on his neighbours. The Marvel Studios movie most-beloved by Empire readers is the one which featured the MCU's freakiest and least-known characters (a talking racoon, a walking tree, a green assassin lady, a muscleman named after a Bond villain and Star-who!? Sofia Coppola's second film is the ultimate jet lag movie, locating its … Though persuasively edgy, angry and strange – and provided by Sarah Gubbins’s fine script with plenty of savage witticisms and sharp observations – her Shirley is not someone to whom the film brings us close.

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