If you are looking for some entertainment and excitement, you might want to check out this course on Exploring the Best Movies of 2020 and a Classic Thriller. The year 2020 brought us an eclectic mix of movies, from the Italian comedy-drama “Rose Island” to the powerful adaptation of August Wilson’s play, “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom.” “Mank” is a stunning tribute to the Golden Age of Hollywood, while “The Midnight Sky” takes viewers on a thrilling journey through space. Meanwhile, the psychological thriller “Gone Girl” remains a classic favorite, captivating audiences with its twists and turns. Each of these films offers a unique cinematic experience, showcasing the diverse talent and creativity of the movie industry. Join us as we take a journey through time, exploring the best movies of 2020 and one unforgettable classic.
Rose Island (2020)
Comedy, Drama, Costume drama
Giorgio is a talented engineer who is misunderstood and his life has just gone down the drain: he was fired, arrested, left by the love of his life and disowned by his parents. Then Fed up with the suffocating rules to which his life is subjected, he decides to build himself an island in the middle of the sea and founds the Republic of the Rose Island, an independent territory of which he becomes president. Directed by Sydney Sibilia (the I Can Quit Whenever I Want trilogy) and produced by Grøenlandia (The First King), it is surprisingly based on real events.
Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom (2020)
Chicago, 1920s. While a group of musicians waits in the recording studio Ma Rainey (Viola Davis), the revolutionary artist and legendary “Mother of the blues”, late for the appointment, sparks a clash of opinions with the manager and white producer regarding her own music. Meanwhile, in the rehearsal room, ambitious trumpeter Levee (Chadwick Boseman). Who is determined to leave his mark on the music industry, inspires his fellow musicians to share stories and hidden truths that will change the course of their lives forever.
Comedy, Black and white, Drama
2020 Netflix Original Film directed by David Fincher. The film tells the story of (alcoholic) screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz as he scrambles to finish Orson Welles’ Citizen Kane script against the backdrop of 1930s Hollywood. Therefore Assisted by a young stenographer, Herman spends three months in bed with a broken leg and a cabinet full of whisky. That is What you see in the film (in black and white) is all true. Almost.
The Midnight Sky (2020)
Science fiction, Thriller, Drama
Augustine (George Clooney) is a lone scientist in the Arctic who tries to prevent Sully (Felicity Jones) and his fellow astronauts from returning to Earth, hit by a mysterious global catastrophe. Moreover Clooney directs the adaptation of Lily Brooks-Dalton’s acclaimed post-apocalyptic novel The Distance Between the Stars.
Gone Girl (2014)
Thriller, Mystery, Drama
Writer Nick Dunne (Ben Affleck) and his beautiful wife Amy (Rosamund Pike) seem like a perfect match. But when she goes missing on their fifth wedding anniversary, he becomes the police’s prime suspect due to a series of crudely concealed hints of a crisis between the two. A film by David Fincher based on the novel of the same name by Gillian Flynn (who also wrote the screenplay for the film) which is absolutely worth (re)watching.
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