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“Bullet screens” are a truly diabolical piece of technology that not only encourages an audience to text during a movie, but also captures each message and projects it onto the screen while the movie is playing.

Why it’s famous:  Scarface is probably one of the most famous, adored, and dramatic gangster movies of all time. It’s a story of greed, corruption, and hunger for power and features a sometimes unintentionally hilarious Al Pacino in the role of a ferocious Cuban gangster making his way up the social ladder of the Miami …

A second helping of Indonesian ass-kicking Back in 2011, the Indonesian martial arts extravaganza The Raid was a surprise hit with North American audiences, as many were drawn to its unique setting and no-nonsense approach to action. For the sequel, Welsh director Gareth Evans has the arduous task of trying to top the original film’s spectacle, …

Must-see movies required for a successful existence Why it’s famous:  This neo-Western thriller set in the 1980s is probably one of the most famous Coen Brothers flicks. With four Academy Awards and numerous appearances on critics’ top 10 lists, this suspenseful story of cat-and-mouse takes the screen with gripping scenes, brilliant screenwriting, and probably one …

For instance, last I checked I couldn’t view a single Stanley Kubrick film, a shame for any student or lover of quality cinema with works like Full Metal Jacket, A Clockwork Orange, and 2001: A Space Odyssey. Mel Brooks is also incredibly unrepresented with only The Producers and Young Frankenstein available, and good luck with obscure directors who were pioneers in their field, like Federico Fellini or Ingmar Bergman.

Why it’s famous:  Considered one of the greatest foreign films of all time, this movie is artistic and hilariously written. It transports its audience to the strange and delightful world of Amélie, an eccentric but lovable character. Played by the brilliant Audrey Tautou, she perfectly captures the character’s melancholic yet adorably imaginative personality.   Famous …

MUST-SEE MOVIES REQUIRED FOR A SUCCESSFUL EXISTENCE Why it’s famous: One of Quentin Tarantino’s most famous movies, Kill Bill is an epic, non-sequential, neatly scored blend of cinematographic styles. It brings together an incredible cast of actors to tell the thrilling tale of the revenge of the deadliest woman in the world. Famous lines: Copperhead: …

A viewing experience that lives up to its title I would say That Awkward Moment is properly my first anticipated movie of the year. Picked off the 2010 Blacklist, the film tells a rather conventional romantic comedy tale, but from the male perspective. It’s a fresh angle to go on, and picking three actors who are …

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