Need a cure for your boredom while in Lockdown? Here are 8 classic films for you to finally watch and keep you busy. We asked our audience their favourite films to watch while in isolation and below is a list of their responses! Already watched all of these? Maybe watch them again?
Synopsis: Cobb steals information from his targets by entering their dreams. He is wanted for his alleged role in his wife’s murder and his only chance at redemption is to perform the impossible, an inception.
It’s an intense, complex and utterly mind bending adventure. Make sure you’re paying attention though, otherwise you’ll be completely confused.
2.) Shawshank Redemption
Synopsis: Andy Dufresne, a successful banker, is arrested for the murders of his wife and her lover, and is sentenced to life imprisonment at the Shawshank prison. He becomes the most unconventional prisoner.
An extremely powerful and emotional story that till this day remains an absolute classic film. If you haven’t watched it yet, now’s the time.
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3.) The Nice Guys
Synopsis: Amelia, a girl in hiding, hires Healy to put March, a detective seeking her, in his place. After two hitmen try to get Healy to reveal her whereabouts, he concernedly pairs with March to find her.
Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe at their very best. Containing some the greatest scenes in film history. Definitely worth a watch.
4.) Gone Girl
Synopsis: Nick Dunne discovers that the entire media focus has shifted on him when his wife Amy Dunne disappears on the day of their fifth wedding anniversary.
An adaptation of a best-selling book, a smart and entertaining story that will leave you on the edge of your seat from start to finish.
Synopsis: A serial killer begins murdering people according to the seven deadly sins. Two detectives, one new to the city and the other about to retire, are tasked with apprehending the criminal.
A dark, shocking thriller that hosts an all-star cast with some disturbing scenes. Despite being rather bleak, you will be thoroughly entertained.
Synopsis: The crew of a spacecraft, Nostromo, intercept a distress signal from a planet and set out to investigate it. However, to their horror, they are attacked by an alien which later invades their ship.
A sci-fi classic, despite being created in 1979, it stills tops most other sci-fi films to date. A classic you don’t want to miss.
7.) Pulp Fiction
Synopsis: In the realm of underworld, a series of incidents intertwines the lives of two Los Angeles mobsters, a gangster’s wife, a boxer and two small-time criminals.
A Quentin Tarantino classic. Boasting an original story, soundtrack and cinematography. Another ultimate classic.
Synopsis: Logan comes out of retirement to escort a young mutant named Laura to a safe place. He meets with other mutants, who run from an evil corporation that has been experimenting with them, along the way.
The closest thing to a comic-book film this list has to offer. A mature and raw spin-off from the X-Men films we know and kind of love. Hugh Jackman’s emotional final performance as Wolverine is not be missed.
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