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Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind is a 2004 American romantic science fiction film about an estranged couple who have each other erased from their memories, scripted by Charlie Kaufman and directed by the French director, Michel Gondry . The film uses elements of science fiction , psychological thriller , and a nonlinear narrative to explore the nature of memory and romantic love . [ 1 ] It opened in North America on March 19, 2004, and grossed over US$ 70 million worldwide. [ 2 ] Kaufman and Gondry worked on the story with Pierre Bismuth , a French performance artist .
Juno is a 2007 Canadian-American comedy-drama film directed by Jason Reitman and written by Diablo Cody . Ellen Page stars as the title character, an independent-minded teenager confronting an unplanned pregnancy and the subsequent events that put pressures of adult life onto her. Michael Cera , Olivia Thirlby , J.
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World is a 2010 American comedy film [ 8 ] directed by Edgar Wright , based on the graphic novel series Scott Pilgrim by Bryan Lee O'Malley . The film is about Scott Pilgrim, a young Canadian musician, meeting the girl of his dreams, Ramona Flowers, an American delivery girl. In order to win Ramona, Scott learns that he must defeat Ramona's "seven evil exes", who are coming to kill him. Scott Pilgrim vs. the World was planned as a film after the first volume of the comic was released.
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Pulp Fiction is a 1994 American crime film directed by Quentin Tarantino , who co-wrote its screenplay with Roger Avary . The film is known for its eclectic dialogue, ironic mix of humor and violence, nonlinear storyline , and a host of cinematic allusions and pop culture references. The film was nominated for seven Oscars , including Best Picture ; Tarantino and Avary won for Best Original Screenplay . It was also awarded the Palme d'Or at the 1994 Cannes Film Festival . A major critical and commercial success, it revitalized the career of its leading man, John Travolta , who received an Academy Award nomination , as did costars Samuel L.
Kill Bill: Volume 2 is a 2004 American thriller film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino . It is the second of two volumes that were released several months apart. Kill Bill was originally scheduled for a single theatrical release, but with a running time of over four hours, it was separated into two volumes.
Kill Bill is a two-part 2003–2004 action / thriller film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino . Kill Bill was originally scheduled for a single theatrical release, but with a running time of over four hours, it was separated into two volumes: Kill Bill Volume 1 , released in late 2003, and Kill Bill Volume 2 , released in early 2004. A third installment was planned for the year 2014, [ 1 ] but in a 2012 interview from Tarantino, concerning Kill Bill: Vol. 3 , he remarked, "we'll see, probably not". [ 2 ] [ edit ] Kill Bill: Volume 1 Kill Bill: Volume 1 was released in theaters on October 10 , 2003. In the United States and Canada, Volume 1 was released in 3,102 theaters and grossed $22 million on its opening weekend. [ 3 ] Volume 1 was the widest theatrical release of Tarantino's career to date, [ 4 ] and it was also his highest-grossing opening weekend to date.
Alien is a 1979 science fiction horror film directed by Ridley Scott and starring Tom Skerritt , Sigourney Weaver , Veronica Cartwright , Harry Dean Stanton , John Hurt , Ian Holm and Yaphet Kotto . The film's title refers to its primary antagonist : a highly aggressive extraterrestrial creature that stalks and kills the crew of a spaceship . Dan O'Bannon wrote the screenplay from a story he wrote with Ronald Shusett , drawing influence from previous works of science fiction and horror.
The Matrix is a 1999 American–Australian science fiction action film written and directed by Larry and Andy Wachowski and starring Keanu Reeves , Laurence Fishburne , Carrie-Anne Moss , Joe Pantoliano , and Hugo Weaving . It depicts a dystopian future in which reality as perceived by most humans is actually a simulated reality or cyberspace called "the Matrix", created by sentient machines to pacify and subdue the human population, while their bodies' heat and electrical activity are used as an energy source. Computer programmer " Neo " learns this truth and is drawn into a rebellion against the machines, which involves other people who have been freed from the "dream world".
V for Vendetta is a 2005 political thriller film directed by James McTeigue and written by The Wachowski Brothers , based on the 1982 comic book of the same name by Alan Moore and David Lloyd . Set in London in a near-future dystopian society, Hugo Weaving portrays V — a bold, charismatic freedom fighter, attempting to ignite a revolution against the brutal fascist regime led by Adam Sutler ( John Hurt ) that has subjugated his country. Natalie Portman plays Evey , a working-class girl caught up in V's mission and Stephen Rea portrays the detective leading a desperate quest to stop V. The film was originally scheduled for release by Warner Bros. on Friday, 4 November 2005 (a day before the 400th Guy Fawkes Night ), but was delayed; it opened on 17 March 2006, to positive reviews.
In an alternate future where Germany won World War II and Great Britain is a fascist state, a masked vigilante known only as "V". Ships to U.S. only. Shipping: Ground: FREE for All DVDs, Blu-rays, and Warner Archive Made to Order DVDs 2-Day: $10.00 flat fee Next-Day: $15.00 flat fee
Pan's Labyrinth ( Spanish : El laberinto del fauno , " The Labyrinth of the faun ") is a 2006 Mexican dark fantasy film [ 3 ] [ 4 ] written and directed by Guillermo del Toro . It was produced and distributed by Esperanto Films . Pan's Labyrinth takes place in Spain in May–June 1944, five years after the Spanish Civil War , during the early Francoist period. The narrative of the film interweaves this real world with a fantasy world centered around an overgrown abandoned labyrinth and a mysterious faun creature, with which the main character, Ofelia, interacts. Ofelia's stepfather, the Falangist Captain Vidal, hunts the Spanish Maquis who fight against the Francoist regime in the region, while Ofelia's pregnant mother grows increasingly ill. Ofelia meets several strange and magical creatures who become central to her story, leading her through the trials of the old labyrinth garden.
Amidst a civil war, armed with only her imagination, young Ofelia discovers a mysterious labyrinth and meets a faun who sets her on a path to saving herself and her ailing mother. Ships to U.S. only. Following a bloody civil war, young Ofelia enters a world of unimaginable cruelty when she moves in with her new stepfather, a tyrannical military officer.
Into the Wild is a 2007 American biographical drama film directed by Sean Penn . It is an adaptation of the 1996 non-fiction book of the same name by Jon Krakauer based on the travels of Christopher McCandless across North America and his life spent in the Alaskan wilderness in the early 1990s. The film stars Emile Hirsch as McCandless with Marcia Gay Harden and William Hurt as his parents and also features Catherine Keener , Vince Vaughn , Kristen Stewart , and Hal Holbrook . The film premiered during the 2007 Rome Film Fest and later opened outside of Fairbanks, Alaska on September 21, 2007.
30 Rock is an American television comedy series that ran on NBC from October 11, 2006 to January 31, 2013 and was created by Tina Fey . The series, which is loosely based on Fey's experiences as head writer for Saturday Night Live , takes place behind the scenes of a fictional live sketch comedy series depicted as airing on NBC . The series' name refers to 30 Rockefeller Plaza in New York City , the address of the GE Building , in which the NBC Studios are located. [ 1 ] This series is produced by Broadway Video and Little Stranger, Inc., in association with NBCUniversal . [ 2 ] 30 Rock episodes are produced in a single camera setup (with the exception of the two live episodes that were taped in the multi-camera format), [ 3 ] and are filmed in New York. [ 4 ] [ 5 ] The pilot episode premiered on October 11, 2006, [ 6 ] and seven full seasons have aired since.