Saturday, 25 April 2020

a list of great movies everyone should watch

Last Sunday I cried my eyes out watching Dead Poets Society. It made me want to live my life to the fullest, read poetry, go to classes, go to a dark cave with my friends, study literature... Isn't it beautiful that movies can have this effect on humans? How we laugh and cry and feel for these characters as they go through an adventure or life-changing experience? How we empathize and think about these moving images on a screen? For school I've done a lot of research in emotions and the movies and the connection between the two. I find it fascinating how this works and how we,  as spectators, can feel what characters feel, whilst we're just sitting in a cinema or at home. I just love it. I just love movies.

And my love for movies just gets bigger and bigger. And that is mainly thanks to the movies on this list.

the princess diaries (2001)
to all the boys i've loved before (2018)
the age of adaline (2015)
the perks of being a wallflower (2012)
10 things i hate about you (1999)
ballet shoes (2007)
the sisterhood of the traveling pants (2005)
funny face (1957)

dead poets society (1989)
never let me go (2010)
the notebook (2004)
marley & me (2008)
what dreams may come (1998)
life of pi (2012)
atonement (2007)

la la land (2016)
mamma mia (2008)
mary poppins (1964)
beauty and the beast (2017)
into the woods (2014)

little women (2019)
brooklyn (2015)
joyeux noel (2005)
roman holiday (1953)

the hunger games (2012)
pan's labyrinth (2006)
harry potter (2001)
alice in wonderland (2010)
hook (1991)
the truman show (1998)
mirror mirror (2012)

the devil wears prada (2006)
mean girls (2004)
13 going on 30 (2004)
legally blonde (2001)
freaky friday (2003)
clueless (1995)

nanny mcphee (2005)
the sound of music (1965)
(+ all the disney classics of course)

rise of the guardians (2012)
tarzan (1999)
tangled (2010)
the little prince (2015)

ps. If you're a movie nerd like me, it might be nice to save all the movies you watched and want to watch. I really recommend the app Letterboxd!

Comment you favourite movie below!


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