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The 18 Best Philosophical Movies of All Time. Whether realizing the art form of filmmaking or not, directors and writers often use their preferred visual medium to tell a story.

The 18 Best Philosophical Movies of All Time

Ideologies, theories or whatever form of message is always decoded in this visual medium in hopes that the audience gets the message. The secret to making a successful film, especially when telling a story, is to avoid preaching. From Mel Gibson to Seth Macfarlene, Federico Fellini to Ridley Scott and of course Hitchcock, their movies have messages, from symbolist storytelling to clever subtext dialogues. Here’s a list of some of the movies that have philosophical messages encoded for the audience. Please note that the films here are ranked in chronological order. 1.

Hitchcock, the master of suspense, toys with his audience, repels and lures them to a world of shock. Starring in this underrated classic is James Stewart, Farley Granger and John Dall. 2. 3. This movie invites a lot of questions; it doesn’t sermonize nor belittle any specific demographic. 4. Oh Boy (2012) Post Tenebras Lux (2012) The Edukators (2004) Edit Storyline Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis Taglines: Your Days Of Plenty Are Numbered See more » Edit Details Release Date:

The Edukators (2004)

9 Songs (2004) - Photo Gallery. Vice-versa (2015) Les nouveaux sauvages Trailer (Official Trailer) À la merveille (2012) Edit Storyline Neil (Ben Affleck) is an American traveling in Europe who meets and falls in love with Marina (Olga Kurylenko), a Ukrainian divorcée who is raising her 10-year-old daughter Tatiana in Paris.

À la merveille (2012)

The lovers travel to Mont St. Michel, the island abbey off the coast of Normandy, basking in the wonder of their newfound romance. Neil makes a commitment to Marina, inviting her to relocate to his native Oklahoma with Tatiana. Plot Summary | Add Synopsis. Knight of Cups (2015) Lost River (2014) Zipper (2015) The Bridges of Madison County (1995) Cold Turkey (2013) Ellie Parker (2005) Edit Storyline Slice of life look at a young woman trying to make it as an actress in Hollywood.

Ellie Parker (2005)

Ellie Parker, from Australia, works hard: she's gifted with accents, hustles to auditions, changes clothes and makeup as she drives across L.A., goes to acting classes and therapy, maintains a friendship with another Aussie searching for the same roles, meets a cinematographer when he bangs into her car at a stop sign, and faces a failing relationship with her slacker thinks-he's-a-musician boyfriend. All this brings on an identity crisis - who am I, and should I keep trying to be an actress? Ellie's balancing act and her inquiry into self carry the story. Plot Summary | Add Synopsis Taglines: What happens when you become the person you pretend to be? Edit Details Release Date: Generation Um... (2012)

Watch "Little Accidents" (2014) online on PrimeWire. A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints (2006) Edit Storyline Dito, a writer in L.A., goes home to Astoria, Queens, after a 15-year absence when his mother calls to say his father's ill.

A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints (2006)

In a series of flashbacks we see the young Dito, his parents, his four closest friends, and his girl Laurie, as each tries to navigate family, race, loyalty, sex, coming of age, violence, and wanting out. A ball falls onto the subway tracks at a station, small things get out of hand. Can Dito go home again? Pretty Persuasion (2005) Festival 2014. NIGHT HAS SETTLED - Official US Trailer. While We're Young - Official Trailer (2015) Ben Stiller, Amanda Seyfried Movie. Happy Go Lucky Trailer. The 35 Best Episodes Of Television In 2014. Z for Zachariah (2015) The Sleepwalker (2014) The Lesser Blessed (2012) The 10 German movies you must see. It's a tough job, but we decided to watch a bucket load of German movies and debate tirelessly amongst our team to figure the top 10 German movies out there.

The 10 German movies you must see

So, for all you Ausländers, make sure you can tick all these films off your check list before getting into a discussion with a German about their movies. We know there's a few red herrings in there, but fish is good for you in moderation. 1. Das Leben der AnderenFew would doubt the number one spot. Set in 1984 DDR East Germany, we get a peek at what life was like both for the secret police and the secretly policed. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Anita B. (2014. Borgman (2013. The Greatest Fantasy Films You Haven’t Seen. There are many shades when it comes to fantasy films — works that cross genres effortlessly.

The Greatest Fantasy Films You Haven’t Seen

Garden variety sword and sorcery movies don’t appear to have much in common with neo-noir fantasy tales like David Lynch’s Mulholland Drive, but there are shared mythical elements and phenomena that bond them. The third season of HBO’s Game of Thrones is right around the corner (March 31), and we wanted to get in the mood for faraway lands, extraordinary creatures, and vivid storytelling by visiting 10 fantasy films you may have missed. There’s something for everyone here — from Amazon women, to trolls, and 20th-century Parisian adventures. Share your underseen favorites in the comments section. Ruslan and Ludmila. Top 5 Adult American Animated Films. 166 Free Documentaries That Will Expand Your Consciousness.

Here is a list of over 100 consciousness expanding documentaries that will assist you in your evolution, all of which can watched for free online in the links below.

166 Free Documentaries That Will Expand Your Consciousness

Enjoy! 109. Rushmore (1998. Www.festival-cannes.fr/assets/Image/Direct/045904.pdf. Into the Woods (2014. The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981. Edit Storyline A film is being made of a story, set in 19th century England, about Charles, a biologist who's engaged to be married, but who falls in love with outcast Sarah, whose melancholy makes her leave him after a short, but passionate affair.

The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981

Anna and Mike, who play the characters of Sarah and Charles, go, during the shooting of the film, through a relationship that runs parallel to that of their characters. Written by Leon Wolters <wolters@strw.LeidenUniv.nl> Plot Summary | Add Synopsis Taglines: She was lost from the moment she saw him. Edit Details Release Date: Dom Hemingway (2013. Edit Storyline After spending 12 years in prison for keeping his mouth shut, notorious safe-cracker Dom Hemingway is back on the streets of London looking to collect what he's owed.

Dom Hemingway (2013

Add Full Plot | Plot Synopsis Taglines: Jude Law is Dom Hemingway and you're not.

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