In 1982, a movie was released that would capture the hearts of millions across the globe. That movie was "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial", directed by Steven Spielberg. This beloved film tells the story of a young boy named Elliot who befriends an alien that has been left behind on Earth. Together, Elliot and E.T. embark on a journey to help E.T. return to his home planet, all while avoiding the government agents who are hot on their trail.
The release of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 in 2017 was highly anticipated by fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and for good reason. The first Guardians of the Galaxy movie was a runaway hit, introducing a new group of heroes to the MCU and showcasing their unique brand of humor and action. With the second installment, director James Gunn had the daunting task of living up to the expectations set by the original.
The 2017 movie "Only the Brave" is a heart-wrenching tribute to the brave firefighters who put their lives on the line to protect their communities from deadly wildfires. Based on a true story, this movie explores the lives of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, an elite team of firefighters who faced a deadly blaze in Yarnell Hill, Arizona, in 2013. The movie depicts the bravery, camaraderie, and sacrifice of these men as they fought to save lives and homes from the destructive forces of nature.
In 1998, Disney released a movie that would become a cultural phenomenon and a beloved classic for generations to come. "Mulan" tells the story of a young Chinese woman who disguises herself as a man to take her father's place in the army and defend her country against invaders. The film was praised for its feminist themes, stunning animation, and memorable music.
Captain America: The Winter Soldier is a 2014 superhero film that was directed by Anthony and Joe Russo. The movie is based on the Marvel Comics character Captain America and is the sequel to the 2011 film, Captain America: The First Avenger. The plot of the movie revolves around Captain America and his efforts to uncover a conspiracy within S.H.I.E.L.D. while facing a mysterious assassin known as the Winter Soldier. The movie was a critical and commercial success, grossing over $714 million worldwide.
"Taken" is a movie that was released in 2008, and it quickly became a box office hit. The film follows the story of a retired CIA agent, Bryan Mills, who is on a mission to rescue his daughter after she is kidnapped by human traffickers while on a trip to Paris. The movie is filled with action and suspense, and it is considered one of the best action thrillers of all time.
The year 2018 marked the release of one of the most highly anticipated movies of the year, Deadpool 2. This action-packed superhero film was a sequel to the 2016 hit movie, Deadpool. Directed by David Leitch, the movie features Ryan Reynolds as the mercenary with a mouth, Wade Wilson, also known as Deadpool. The plot revolves around Deadpool's mission to protect a young mutant, Russell, from Cable, a genetically engineered soldier from the future.
The Oscar-winning movie "No Man's Land" released in 2001 is a thought-provoking and gripping drama that explores the complexities of the Bosnian War. The film is set in the fictional town of Cernica, where two soldiers from opposing sides find themselves trapped together in a trench between the frontlines. This tense situation sets the stage for a powerful exploration of the human cost of war, as well as the political and social tensions that fuel such conflicts.
In 2014, a movie was released that took the action genre to new heights, captivating audiences worldwide with its intense fight scenes, gripping storyline, and stunning cinematography. That movie was "Serbuan maut 2: Berandal," also known as "The Raid 2: Berandal."
In 2004, the world was introduced to a gripping and emotionally charged film that would leave audiences on the edge of their seats. "Man on Fire" starred Denzel Washington as John Creasy, a former CIA operative who takes on a job as a bodyguard for a young girl named Pita Ramos, played by Dakota Fanning. As the story unfolds, viewers are taken on a journey of revenge, redemption, and ultimately, sacrifice.