The film follows 16 year old Cady Heron, who returns to the United States after having spent most of her life in Africa. Attending public school for the first time, Cady must grapple with a new environment, social norms, and the numerous student cliques, especially the most popular yet infamous one, the 'Plastics', led by the evil Regina George.
Zero Dark Thirty chronicles the story of the largest manhunt in history. The movie's protagonist is a CIA spy named Maya, who is an expert on all things Bin Laden. Bigelow is able to succinctly capture years worth of background work and sheds light on the process that led to tracking and eventual killing of the terrorist mastermind.
In what can only be described as an intergalactic action-comedy, a bunch of misfits, including a genetically modified raccoon and a talking tree, team up to face an alien warlord named Ronan. The central character is Peter Quill, or as he likes to be called, Star Lord, who was kidnapped from Earth as a child. Guardians follows Marvel's trademark formula, yet packs a strong punch because of James Gunn's brilliant screenplay and story writing.
Following a SWAT raid of a suspected Mexican cartel safehouse, FBI Agent Kate Mercer is recruited to join an inter-agency task force aiming to apprehend the Sonora Cartel lieutenant responsible for a bombing. As Kate dives deeper into the world of the CIA and drug cartels, she discovers that things are not as they seem and perhaps the former has bigger plans involving a mysterious man know as Alejandro, linked to the Medellin cartel.
Action-comedy film adaptation of the 1987 television series of the same name. The story follows two cops who are forced to go undercover as high school students to bust a synthetic drug ring.
Black Mass explores the life of James "Whitey" Bulger, leader of the Winter Hill Gang that controlled most organized crime in South Boston. The movie focuses on the time when Bulger decided to become an FBI informant against the Angiulo Brothers, upon the insistence of agent, and childhood friend, John Connolly. The catch? Bulger uses this ever-growing closeness with the FBI to effectively increase his control over South Boston, using Connolly to rid the area of rival gangs. With the latter's bosses becoming more suspicious by the day, how long could this ruse last?
A teen comedy following two students - played by Hill and Cera - about to graduate from high school. They plan to go to a party and lose their virginities, which proves to be much harder than expected. Along the way, they encounter cops, gangs, and a rather unpleasant dance sequence. However, rather than going full tilt like American Pie, what really makes Superbad stand out is that the movie has heart and a certain innocence, which stands out despite the crazy shenanigans of its protagonists.
A psychological thriller that follows a disgraced journalist, Mikael Blomkvist, and a talented yet troubled investigator and hacker, Lisbeth Salander. Their paths cross when they are picked to investigate the disappearance and assumed murder of business magnate Henrik Vanger's grandniece, Harriet, 40 years ago.