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Apocalypto 8 months, 1 week ago

  • IMDB title: Apocalypto
  • Year: 2006
  • Genres: Action, Adventure, Drama
  • Duration: 2h 19min
  • IMDb Rating: 7.8 based on 278,576 votes
  • Awards: Nominated for 3 Oscars., Another 9 wins & 20 nominations.
  • Director: Mel Gibson
  • Actors: Gerardo Taracena, Raoul Max Trujillo, Dalia Hernández
  • Plot: As the Mayan kingdom faces its decline, a young man is taken on a perilous journey to a world ruled by fear and oppression.

The best adventure movie I saw the last decade.

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District 9 8 months, 1 week ago

  • IMDB title: District 9
  • Year: 2009
  • Genres: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
  • Duration: 1h 52min
  • IMDb Rating: 7.9 based on 620,696 votes
  • Awards: Nominated for 4 Oscars., Another 31 wins & 111 nominations.
  • Director: Neill Blomkamp
  • Actors: Sharlto Copley, David James, Jason Cope
  • Plot: Violence ensues after an extraterrestrial race forced to live in slum-like conditions on Earth finds a kindred spirit in a government agent exposed to their biotechnology.

The movie addresses the theme of racism in the most clever way I have ever seen. This movie is brilliant.

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Honeyland 8 months, 1 week ago

  • IMDB title: Honeyland
  • Year: 2019
  • Genres: Documentary, Drama
  • Duration: 1h 29min
  • IMDb Rating: 8.0 based on 8,405 votes
  • Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars., Another 34 wins & 45 nominations.
  • Director: Tamara Kotevska, Ljubomir Stefanov
  • Actors: Hatidze Muratova, Nazife Muratova, Hussein Sam
  • Plot: The last female bee-hunter in Europe must save the bees and return the natural balance in Honeyland, when a family of nomadic beekeepers invade her land and threaten her livelihood.

An amazing documentary that touches some aspects of life in a very clever way.

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The Handmaiden 8 months, 1 week ago

  • IMDB title: Ah-ga-ssi
  • Year: 2016
  • Genres: Drama, Romance, Thriller
  • Duration: 2h 25min
  • IMDb Rating: 8.1 based on 94,373 votes
  • Awards: Won 1 BAFTA Film Award., Another 64 wins & 104 nominations.
  • Director: Chan-wook Park
  • Actors: Min-hee Kim, Jung-woo Ha, Jin-woong Cho
  • Plot: A woman is hired as a handmaiden to a Japanese heiress, but secretly she is involved in a plot to defraud her.

This movie has it all. Excellent story telling, intriguing scenes, beautiful plot twists and solid acting.

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