Which of these 5 movies are your favourite?
1: Titanic (1997)
Parodied today, but when it was released, it was something of a thunderbolt from the sky. Movie goers queued up multiple times to watch the 3 hour plus movie, showing that it had a real fan base, even shortly after being released. They say a classic is a classic because it withstands the test of time – something we think is true of Titanic.
2: Pulp Fiction (1994)
Tarantino made a name for himself with this movie. Sure, he’d done movies before this, but it’s still the one most people remember when discussing the director. Is this your favourite (or worst) Tarantino movie?
3: The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
Based on the book by Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption, by Stephen King – Frank Darabont did the book real justice by creating an utterly compelling movie. Worth mentioning as well is the music – truly moving and masterful score.
4: Toy Story (1995)
Ground-breaking for its time for being one of the first feature length movies to be made using only computer generated images. Nothing new today, but back in 1995, it was pretty radical. Now a staple of cartoons, CG was a newly emerging artform. We’ve got a lot to be thankful for with this movie.
5: The Matrix (1999)
Where to start. A movie packed with so much, it struggled to keep it all on screen, lauded for its big action sequences and bullet-time. The Matrix marked a turning point in both live-action and CGI effects, with both being used to dramatic effect – indeed, there are plenty of more recent movies that copy this classic!
Missed your favourite off the list? Let us know in the comments!