Movies: 2014

Collection by Skip Bronkie

Skip Bronkie
Into the Woods (2014) - Directed by Rob Marshall.

Into the Woods (2014) - IMDb

A witch tasks a childless baker and his wife with procuring magical items from classic fairy tales to reverse the curse put on their family tree.

Wild (2015) - Directed by Jean-Marc Vallée

Wild (2014) - IMDb

A chronicle of one woman's 1,100-mile solo hike undertaken as a way to recover from a recent personal tragedy.

The Babadook (2014) - Directed by Jennifer Kent

The Babadook (2014) - IMDb

A widowed mother, plagued by the violent death of her husband, battles with her son's fear of a monster lurking in the house, but soon discovers a sinister presence all around her.

Rosewater (2014) - Directed by Jon Stewart

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Foxcatcher (2014) - Directed by Bennett Miller. Sidney Lumet says you need to be able to boil your film down to one clear idea, and all else manifests itself from that. Foxcatcher is about loneliness, and how petty our disputes actually are. It has three of the best performances of the year. Carell and Tatum will leave you mesmerized and chilled, but it's Ruffalo who will break your heart.

Foxcatcher (2014) - IMDb

U.S. Olympic wrestling champions and brothers Mark Schultz and Dave Schultz join "Team Foxcatcher", led by eccentric multi-millionaire John du Pont, as they train for the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul, South Korea, but John's self-destructive behavior threatens to consume them all.

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex * But Were Afraid to Ask (1972) - Directed by Woody Allen.

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex * But Were Afraid to Ask (1972) - IMDb

Seven segments related to one another only in that they all purport to be based on sections of the book by David Reuben. The segments range from "Do Aphrodisiacs Work?" in which a court ... See full summary »

The Theory of Everything (2014) - Directed by James Marsh.

The Theory of Everything (2014) - IMDb

A look at the relationship between the famous physicist Stephen Hawking and his wife.

The Prestige (2006) - Christopher Nolan

The Prestige (2006) - IMDb

After a tragic accident two stage magicians engage in a battle to create the ultimate illusion whilst sacrificing everything they have to outwit the other.

Anaconda (1997) - Directed by Luis Llosa

Anaconda (1997) - IMDb

A "National Geographic" film crew is taken hostage by an insane hunter, who takes them along on his quest to capture the world's largest - and deadliest - snake.

Interstella (2014) - Directed by Christopher Nolan.

Interstellar (2014) - IMDb

A team of explorers travel through a wormhole in space in an attempt to ensure humanity's survival.

Good Morning, Vietnam (1987) - IMDb

In 1965, an unorthodox and irreverent DJ named Adrian Cronauer begins to shake up things when he is assigned to the U.S. Armed Services radio station in Vietnam.

Nightcrawler (2014) - Directed by Dan Gilroy.

Nightcrawler (2014) - IMDb

When Louis Bloom, a con man desperate for work, muscles into the world of L.A. crime journalism, he blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story.

Cinema Paradiso (1988) - Directed by Giuseppe Tornatore.

Cinema Paradiso (1988) - IMDb

A filmmaker recalls his childhood when falling in love with the pictures at the cinema of his home village and forms a deep friendship with the cinema's projectionist.

Birdman (2014) - Directed by Alejandro Iñárritu.     Claustrophobic and glorious is how I'd best sum up Birdman. Iñárritu tackles weighty questions we ask ourselves as artists everyday: Who is the audience of our art? What motivates us? Does art matter at all? He doesn't disappoint. I left the theater with more questions than answers, but the answers I did have were rich and satisfying, and the questions perhaps don't need answers. In fact, that might be the unexpected virtue of ignorance.

Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014) - IMDb

A washed-up actor, who once played a famous superhero, attempts to revive his career by writing and starring in a Broadway play.

Before Sunrise (1995) - Directed by Richard Linklater.

Before Sunrise (1995) - IMDb

A young man and woman meet on a train in Europe, and wind up spending one evening together in Vienna. Unfortunately, both know that this will probably be their only night together.