My Favorite Movies Of All Time - Shreya Sachdev
Hi everyone! I hope you’re all having a nice day. For today’s blog post, I thought I would talk about my favorite movies of all time. As you guys all know, a big theme of this website is film and television since I’m literally such a huge movie addict and I binge-watch Netflix all the time. I also hope to go into the entertainment industry one day and therefore try to watch and analyze movies as much as I can whilst also creating my own screenplays. I know a lot of my website visitors are people that enjoy reading my film and television show reviews and that’s why I thought it would be interesting for me to talk about my favorite movies of all time and why I find these movies to be so entertaining and just crafted so well. The majority of movies that I enjoy the most are thriller movies and movies in which there is a deeper meaning to the plot that’s not always crystal clear when you first watch the film. I feel like that’s actually quite surprising to a lot of people since most people expect me to really be into chick-flicks and romance movies because I’m such a “girly-girl”, and even though I enjoy watching those kind of movies as well, they’re definitely not my favorite type of genre. Make sure to let me know what your favorite genre of movies are and the names of your favorite movies too. Without further ado, let’s get started!
Get Out - Jordan Peele (2017): Okay, so my favorite movie of all time is Get Out, directed by Jordan Peele. I’ve done a review of this film, and I ended up awarding it a 10/10. If you guys have read this review, then I’m sure you know how much I loved this film and just how much I praise it. The reason as to why I would say it’s my favorite movie is just because it’s such a unique film. I consider myself to be extremely creative, but I don’t know if I could ever come up with anything as creative as Get Out. I mean, a family that kidnaps black people and sells them so that other people can have their qualities is an absolutely fascinating idea for a movie. It’s just so interesting and it takes the theme of black stereotypes and twists it in another direction. As I said above, I love movies in which the plot has an abstract and deep meaning, and Get Out fits such a profile perfectly. I have also done an analysis of this movie which is on this website under “Film Analysis” if you want to check that out later.
A Quiet Place - John Krasinki (2018): Another one of my favorite movies is A Quiet Place directed by John Krasinki. This movie came out quite recently and I really enjoyed watching it. The reason as to why I would say it’s one of my favorite movies is again because of its uniqueness. You don’t typically expect a movie that barely has any dialogue to be a good or entertaining film, but John Krasinki is able to pull it off. A Quiet Place isn’t just about a dystopian society in which people aren’t able to talk and must live in silence, but it is also about the relationships and bonds that this family makes in order to communicate with each other without making any noise. This movie must have been extremely hard to direct and film, but it was pulled off extremely well. I also love how the only description for this movie is “If they hear you, they will hunt you.” This leaves so much mystery to the audience and goes to show you that often times, less is more.
The Dark Knight - Christopher Nolan (2008): One of my favorite movies is The Dark Knight directed by Christopher Nolan. Honestly, I don’t think I even have to explain how great this movie is. I’ve watched this movie so many times, and I love it more each time I watch it. Firstly, the cinematography of this movie is incredible and the action scenes are unbelievable because they’re just so intense. Moreover, the acting is astonishing. The reason as to why I’ve always been obsessed with The Dark Knight is because of Heath Ledger’s performance as the Joker since he does such an amazing job at portraying him. Overall, it’s just an extremely well crafted movie and I’m not surprised that it’s one of the highest grossing movies ever in Hollywood.
Prisoners - Denis Villeneuve (2013): I’m sure you guys might have guessed this one, especially since I said above that I love thriller movies in which there are a lot of deep hidden meanings and symbolism, and Prisoners definitely has all of that. This movie is complicated in the best way possible, and it’s also open to interpretation. The title “Prisoners” is interesting in its own way. Whilst most people would expect the little girls who have been kidnapped to be the prisoners, it’s actually the many different characters in the film whom you could say are the prisoners. Therefore, there’s a lot of thinking to do after one has seen the movie and it shows you how creative Denis Villeneuve truly is. Prisoners has got to be one of my favorite movies of all time.
The Hangover - Todd Philips (2013): In terms of my favorite comedy movie, it would probably have to be The Hangover directed by Todd Philips. It’s just such a funny movie and I don’t even know how to explain why it’s so hilarious. The plot is incredible and the acting is even more amazing. It’s one of those movies that you could watch over and over again and never get bored of.