A horror film, the movie follows a midwestern family whose lives are uprooted after a personal tragedy, and who find themselves haunted by a mysterious presence in their household.
Considered one of the best films of the 21st century so far, Moonlight won Academy Awards for Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor (Mahershala Ali, the first Muslim actor to win an Oscar), and Best Adapted Screenplay.
While Good Time itself is a fantastic crime thriller certainly worth seeing, it's Safdie's later movie, Uncut Gems, that is arguably the brothers’ best so far.
Loosely based on Chung’s childhood upbringing, Minari centers on a family of Korean immigrants trying to integrate into 1980s rural Arkansas.
As had been the case with The Witch, The Lighthouse was a wonderfully-crafted movie that built a tense, hypnotic, and authentic atmosphere, seeming like a cross between ‘30s era Universal horror movies, nautical tales by Melville, and the stranger, cosmic horror of HP Lovecraft.
Its deadpan, absurdist style of comedy may be an acquired taste, but there’s no denying Lanthimos was given free rein to create his own unique, one-of-a-kind vision for a bizarre future.