This week in the weekend movie picks we offer a tribute to one of the motion picture industry‘s foremost directors, Miloš Forman, who passed away last week at the age of 86. His movies are among the best, and here are the five movies that we believe are his most notable.
In yesterday´s mini quiz we gave you the clues to the movies that we recommend for this weekend. We hope you got all of them right!
When pencil and paper don't answer theoretical questions, there is an opening for a real experiment. The movie picks of this week will give you a journey through some of the puzzling questions of humankind, morality, and the habits researchers have tried to uncover. Slightly creepy viewing that will make you think.
In this list we have for you, some highly recommended movies based on the lives of scientists their verve for their beliefs and the challenges they faced.
Women mostly play second fiddle in the movies that we see. Here is a list of films for your watching pleasure that exemplifies women and have women playing the lead role. Each one of them from very good to excellent.
The way we live, what we share and whom do we share it with, how much can we know somebody...who controls whom, friends and online friends...These films depict the modern world we live in and how life has become in parts.....a travesty.
Most major religions have obligations that must be undertaken one or more times in a lifetime with journeys to given destinations. For Muslims it is Mekka, for Jews Jerusalem, and for Hindus a ritual bath in the river Ganges. Christians also have their destinations, which in recent decades have, in many instances, developed a following even among non-believers – Santiago de Compostela, for example. Believers seems to understand these pilgrimages clearly; but when the call comes, the question of faith can be various for many, and also the place. After all, it is the journey that can be the destination. This weekend‘s movies are dedicated to pilgrimages and searches for higher aims.
After one of our previous issues, dedicated to fashion in movies here comes a list of documentaries looking under the lid of the fashion industry from the first hand. All highly rated documentaries from the areas the average person doesn't at look every day.
The Internet and social media – the coolest technologies of the last few decades – do have their dark sides, too. Be it cyberbullying, hacking, or the scammers behind social media profiles, the media put a mirror before today’s society and its weaknesses. This weekend’s movie tips address the topic of the traps that await us on the unexplored plains of the Wild Internet.
Approximately every ten years, it seems the movie industry produces a new wave of films with characteristics that speak to the audiences of that time and place and are clearly distinguished from the films of any other period. The last ten years brought many successful films, some of which have already became cult movies. For this weekend we would like to offer (maybe also remind) you of five of the outstanding ones, across the genres.