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Best Looking Movies

  • Sunshine

    Sunshine (R, 2007)

    Cillian Murphy, Chris Evans, Rose Byrne, Michelle Yeoh, Hiroyuki Sanada
    Fifty years from now, the sun is dying, and mankind is dying with it. Our last hope: a spaceship and... read more a crew of eight men and women. They carry a device which will breathe new life into the star. But deep into their voyage, out of radio contact with Earth, their mission is starting to unravel. There is an accident, a fatal mistake, and a distress beacon from a spaceship that disappeared seven years earlier. Soon the crew is fighting not only for their lives, but their sanity.
    • fb757350633
      fb757350633: . Seems to me the hero was for the most part of this film just looking into the camera with a sad vacant stare while everybody else was busy dying, just like my su
      Reviewed 7 months days ago
    • fb561204676
      fb561204676: . Visually stunning- when I could tell what I was looking at, excellent camera work, ok acting- Cillian Murphy was best, plot was average, nothing new
      Reviewed 3 years days ago
    • fb814270025
      fb814270025: there are always weirdos who spend too much time looking at the sun
      Reviewed 4 years days ago
  • Sin City

    Sin City (R, 2005)

    Jessica Alba, Devon Aoki, Alexis Bledel, Powers Boothe, Rosario Dawson
    The Eisner Award-winning comic series Sin City comes to life in this live-action feature adaptation ... read morefrom director Robert Rodriguez and creator Frank Miller. Interweaving multiple storylines from the series' history, this violent crime noir paints the picture of the ultimate town without pity through the eyes of its roughest characters. There's the street thug Marv (Mickey Rourke), whose desperate quest to find the killer of a prostitute named Goldie (Jaime King) will lead him to the foulest edges of town. Inhabiting many of those areas is Dwight (Clive Owen), a photographer in league with the sordid ladies of Sin City, headed by Gail (Rosario Dawson), who opens up a mess of trouble after tangling with a corrupt cop by the name of Jackie Boy (Benicio Del Toro). Finally, there's Hartigan (Bruce Willis), an ex-cop with a heart problem who's hell-bent on protecting a stripper named Nancy (Jessica Alba). Featuring a who's who supporting cast that includes Elijah Wood, Brittany Murphy, Devon Aoki, and Nick Stahl, Sin City promises to be one of the most direct translations from page to screen of a comic series, with shots and dialogue adapted straight from the original comic's panels. Rodriguez quit the Director's Guild when they refused to let Frank Miller co-direct the film, a deal hashed out after the two collaborators developed and shot the opening scene utilizing a green-screen process to harness the stark, black-and-white look of the books as a litmus test for the rest of the production. Quentin Tarantino was brought in and reportedly paid one dollar to direct an extended scene between Del Toro and Owen that amounts to one issue of The Big Fat Kill miniseries. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi
    • eyanfarrukh
      eyanfarrukh: . If you just want to see the same pointlessly brutal and revenge fueled action in a cool looking comic book style, with nothing else to it, for two hours then I'd recommend Sin City to you.
      Reviewed 33 days days ago
    • fb43402943
      fb43402943: liked it but i did grab that hype that every one was looking for
      Reviewed 19 months days ago
    • fb505700300
      fb505700300: fantastic looking film. Shallow but it's not like it pretends to be anything more.
      Reviewed 2 years days ago
  • The Fountain

    The Fountain (PG-13, 2006)

    Hugh Jackman, Rachel Weisz, Ellen Burstyn, Mark Margolis, Stephen McHattie
    Requiem for a Dream director Darren Aronofsky switches gears from drug-induced urban malaise to abst... read moreract science fiction with this time-tripping symbolic tale of a man's thousand-year quest to save the woman he loves. Moving between representational stories and images, this meditation on life and death focuses on the concept of the mythical Tree of Life that is said to bestow immortality to all who drink of its sap. In one of the film's allegorical timelines, a 16th century Spanish conquistador played by Hugh Jackman sets out to find the tree in order to save his queen (Rachel Weisz) from the Inquisition. Another conceptual story finds Jackman centuries later, struggling with mortality as a modern-day scientist desperately searching for the medical breakthrough that will save the life of his cancer-stricken wife, Izzi. The third and most abstract concept finds Jackman as a different incarnation of the same character-idea, this time questing for eternal life within the confines of a floating sphere transporting the aged Tree of Life through the depths of space. Even more avant-garde than his breakthrough film Pi, The Fountain finds Aronofsky almost completely abandoning conventional story structure in favor of something more cinematically abstract. Though the film was originally slapped with an R by the MPAA, Aronofsky and co. re-edited it to conform to a PG-13 rating. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi
  • Prometheus

    Prometheus (R, 2012)

    Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender, Charlize Theron, Idris Elba, Guy Pearce
    Ridley Scott, director of Alien and Blade Runner, returns to the genre he helped define. With Promet... read moreheus, he creates a groundbreaking mythology, in which a team of explorers discover a clue to the origins of mankind on Earth, leading them on a thrilling journey to the darkest corners of the universe. There, they must fight a terrifying battle to save the future of the human race. -- (C) Official Site
    • fb1098873046
      fb1098873046: I had to read about the story and also interviews with Ridley Scott; then watch the movie a second
      Reviewed 7 months days ago
    • fb500457977
      fb500457977: Was looking for answers, found more questions. I was a but disappointed but I feel like once the 2nd one
      Reviewed 15 months days ago
    • alexjunk
      alexjunk: . Lacking the visceral punch of Alien. Has its moments but sadly it also has half hours of looking a bit like a big budget episode of Dr Who. Except without Dr Who in it obviously.
      Reviewed 15 months days ago
  • The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford

    The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (R, 2007)

    Brad Pitt, Casey Affleck, Sam Shepard, Mary-Louise Parker, Paul Schneider
    In 1881 a younger member of the notorious James gang becomes so inextricably drawn to and frightened... read more of his mentor that his own delusions of grandeur force him to consider doing the unthinkable.
    • MrMarakai
      MrMarakai: . I'm not looking for a film to spell everything out for me. On the contrary but for a film that languishes on
      Reviewed 24 months days ago
    • fb100001092752191
      fb100001092752191: Casey Affleck's slurry words and way of speaking is perfectly pulled of and his loving, envy and looking up to of Jesse is mesmerizing to behold.

      I love the characters especially Jesse and Robert,
      Reviewed 21 months days ago
    • fb22611220
      fb22611220: . probably best looking movie made in the last decade
      Reviewed 4 years days ago
  • Snow White and the Huntsman

    Snow White and the Huntsman (PG-13, 2012)

    Kristen Stewart, Peter Ferdinando, Chris Hemsworth, Charlize Theron, Sam Claflin
    In the epic action-adventure Snow White and the Huntsman, Kristen Stewart plays the only person in t... read morehe land fairer than the evil queen (Charlize Theron) out to destroy her. But what the wicked ruler never imagined is that the young woman threatening her reign has been training in the art of war with a huntsman (Chris Hemsworth) dispatched to kill her. Sam Claflin joins the cast as the prince long enchanted by Snow White's beauty and power. -- (C) Universal Pictures
  • Final Fantasy - The Spirits Within

    Final Fantasy - The Spirits Within (PG-13, 2001)

    Ming-Na Wen, Alec Baldwin, Ving Rhames, Steve Buscemi, Peri Gilpin
    The first feature-length motion picture to use computer-generated imagery to create not only effects... read more, props, and environments but also the human cast members themselves, this lavish science-fiction adventure follows closely on the heels of another video game-based film, Tomb Raider (2001). Ming-Na provides the voice of Dr. Aki Ross, a female scientist in the year 2065, a time when Earth has been overrun by extraterrestrial phantoms borne of a crashed meteor. Humans have been pushed back to cities protected by barriers that keep the marauding space monsters away, but time is running out. Fatally infected by one of the ghostly beasts, Ross seeks information about their purpose and physiology, assisted by her mentor Dr. Sid (voice of Donald Sutherland) and the Deep Eyes military squad of courageous Captain Gray Edwards (voice of Alec Baldwin). Tension develops between Aki's quest to stop the alien onslaught through study and the more extreme solution favored by the vengeful, saber-rattling General Hein (voice of James Woods), who would destroy both the aliens and the Earth itself. Aki ultimately comes to realize that the key to unlocking the mystery of the invaders lies within her own dreams. ~ Karl Williams, Rovi
    • Ripley95
      Ripley95: . I was really looking forward to it as a fan of the final fantasy franchise. Granted, it didn't really end up feel
      Reviewed 4 years days ago
    • PaulyBaby
      PaulyBaby: . People enjoy these animations. Then why is this movie criticized so heavily for not looking real enough? It's rather ironic. You should watch this movie expecting an animation, not a f
      Reviewed 7 years days ago
    • flynnparadox
      flynnparadox: Gorgeous looking film that hits all the right action notes but doesn't have anything interesting to add to th
      Reviewed 7 years days ago
  • The Adventures of Tintin

    The Adventures of Tintin (PG, 2011)

    Jamie Bell, Andy Serkis, Daniel Craig, Nick Frost, Simon Pegg
    Paramount Pictures and Columbia Pictures Present a 3D Motion Capture Film The Adventures of Tintin d... read moreirected by Steven Spielberg from a screenplay by Steven Moffat and Edgar Wright & Joe Cornish. Starring Jamie Bell as Tintin, the intrepid young reporter whose relentless pursuit of a good story thrusts him into a world of high adventure, and Daniel Craig as the nefarious Red Rackham. -- (C) Official Site
    • fb614682813
      fb614682813: The digital animation is new looking, (not just a clone of Pixar), groundbreaking, and exciting. A rousing story, non-stop action
      Reviewed 9 months days ago
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      fb100000047820365: .

      I give this movie a 8.5 for an animated movie. Overall if your looking for a family friendly movie with great action and comedy, this is for you. People of all age
      Reviewed 17 months days ago
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      fb638392424: A wonderful, gorgeous-looking 3D Spielberg action adventure film with the great Tintin flavour. I swear all that was missi
      Reviewed 2 years days ago
  • The Tourist

    The Tourist (PG-13, 2010)

    Johnny Depp, Angelina Jolie, Paul Bettany, Timothy Dalton, Steven Berkoff
    American tourist Frank (Johnny Depp) meets a mysterious beauty who drags him into a dangerous world ... read moreof intrigue and espionage while traveling through Europe in director Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck's paranoid thriller. When Frank met Elise (Angelina Jolie) on the train, he thought it was a chance encounter. Little did Frank realize it was all part of a much bigger plan, one that would soon find him dodging bullets through both the historic streets of Paris and the winding canals of Venice. Now, the faster Frank and Elise run, the more intense their romance grows. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi