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.
Based on Ben Mezrich's 2009 book, the Social Network details the founding of Facebook and subsequent lawsuits involving Eduardo Saverin, the Winklevoss twins, and Mark Zuckerberg. The movie is a brilliant watch though viewers must pay heed fact that the script takes several liberties, and distorts the truth by a fair margin.
Dr. Stephen Strange is the quintessential genius doctor who loses motor control of his hands following a terrible accident. The only way out for him appears to be through the dark, shrouded world of magic, and a mysterious figure known as the Ancient One. Strange's journey takes him through a min-boggling transition as he learns that reality is not all that it seems!
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.
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.
Black comedy white collar crime film that recounts the true story of Jordan Belfort and how his firm - Stratton Oakmont - was engaged in debauchery and corruption resulting in his downfall. The movie highlights the excesses of Wall Street, and has the typical ingredients of a Scorsese flick. The rags to riches rise of Belfort, followed by his troubles is eerily similar to the story line of Goodfellas, without Wall Street and the debauchery of course.
Concerned by supernatural and alien threats, government agent Amanda Waller proposes putting together a group of 'bad guys to do good'. If things go south, the government simply puts the blame on this 'suicide squad'. As if by fate, one of Waller's recruits goes rogue and threatens Midway City, where this band of misfits must carry out their first mission under the leadership of Rick Flag.
Steve Rogers goes up against his frenemy Tony Stark as the Avengers seek to establish peace with the Sokovia Accords, which would give the United Nations power to oversee and control the team. Several sub-plots allow your favourite superheroes to go up against one another in this well executed movie with a loose storyline.
Kill Bill: Volume 1 follows a character known as 'The Bride', a former member of an assassination squad who is mercilessly attacked at her wedding by her former colleagues and their leader, Bill. Bill shoots The Bride in the head, and leaves her for dead's. To everyone's surprise, she survives, and awakens from a coma four years later, vowing to take revenge.