The Dark Knight is a superhero film directed, produced and co-written by Christopher Nolan and a sequel to 2005’s Batman Begins. The film is known for its beautiful cinematography and bringing back the dark Knight into Batman as well as for the great performance from the cast including Michael Caine, Gary Oldman, Morgan Freeman and especially Heath Ledger as the “Joker” who unfortunately died shortly after.
Children of Men is a American-British dystopian science fiction film directed by Alfonso Cuarón and starring Clive Owen, Julianne Moore and Michael Caine. The story is set in the United Kingdom of 2027 where two decades of global human infertility have left humanity with less than a century to survive.
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind is an American science fiction film directed by Michel Gondry. The film is about a couple who have each other erased from their memories. It uses elements of science fiction, nonlinear narration and neo-surrealism to explore the nature of memory and romantic love.
Lost in Translation is an American film directed by Sofia Coppola and starring Bill Murray and Scarlett Johansson. The film blends elements of comedy as well as more serious themes common in drama films. It was a major critical success and won for Best Original Screenplay.
City of God or Cidade de Deus is a Brazilian crime film directed by Fernando Meirelles based on real events. It depicts the growth of organized crime in the Cidade de Deus suburb, a favelas of Rio de Janeiro, between the end of the ’60s and the beginning of the ’80s.
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring is a 2001 fantasy film directed by Peter Jackson based on the first volume of J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings. The story is about the young hobbit Frodo Baggins and his eight companions that form the Fellowship of the Ring and their journey to Mount Doom. It was a major box office success, being the second highest-grossing film of 2001 in the U.S.
Traffic is a 2000 American crime drama film directed by Steven Soderbergh exploring the illegal drug trade from various perspectives including the user, enforcer, politician and a trafficker. The film was critically acclaimed and earned numerous awards.
In the Mood for Love is a Hong Kong film directed by master cinematographer Wong Kar-wai nominated for the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival in 2000. It is part of an informal trilogy, together with the first part Days of Being Wild released in 1991 and the last part 2046 released in 2004.
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon is a martial art film directed by acclaimed director Ang Lee and is famous for its masterfully choreographed kung fu and action sequences. Shot on a low budget It became the highest-grossing foreign-language film in American history and won over 40 awards.