Director: Christopher Nolan
Writer: Bob Kane, David S. Goyer
Starring: Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Liam Neeson
Description: Oscar nominated start of the famous Batman trilogy by Christopher Nolan. Watch as the wealthy and famous Bruce Wayne put his riches aside, and go into training mentored by the fearless Ra’s Al Ghul. Bruce Wayne becomes Batman and fights for Gotham City against Scarecrow and the League of Shadows. This is without a doubt the start of the best three Batman films ever made, and one of the greater trilogies of our time. You do NOT need to be a fan of superhero movies to enjoy this.
Rating: 8.8 / 10
Other notable cast: Ken Watanabe, Cillian Murphy, Gary Oldman, Katie Holmes, Morgan Freeman
Favorite quote: “You must become more than just a man in the mind of your opponent.”
Recommended audience: 15+
Director: Denis Villeneuve
Writer: Taylor Sheridan
Starring: Emily Blunt, Josh Brolin, Benicio Del Toro
Description: FBI agent Kate Macer (Emily Blunt) accompanies two secret government operatives (Josh Brolin & Benicio Del Toro) to form a task-force in the war against drugs. The movie takes place in the border area between the U.S and Mexico, with the dangerous cartels in Juárez. A thrilling tale of drugs, secrecy, revenge, and where nothing is what it seems.
Rating: 8.9 / 10
Other notable cast: Victor Garber, Daniel Kaluuya, Jon Bernthal
Favorite quote: “You’re asking me how a watch works. For now we’ll just keep an eye on the time.”
Recommended audience: 17+
Director: Ridley Scott
Writer: David Franzoni
Starring: Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen
Description: Five time Oscar winner, this movie tells the epic story of a Roman general turned slave turned gladiator, played by Russell Crowe. It will give you goosebumps all the way through. Great acting, well written and no one else than Ridley Scott in the directors chair. Add Hans Zimmer composing the soundtrack and it becomes a movie of the ages.
Rating: 9.2 / 10
Other notable cast: Oliver Reed, Tomas Arana, Djimon Hounsou
Favorite quote: “What we do in life, echoes in eternity.”
Recommended audience: 14+