A faithful adaptation of the book of the same name, The Big Short presents us with an accurate portrayal of the real-life events it was inspired by, while managing to be surprisingly funny and serious at the same time.
Michael Keaton delivers a career resurrecting, layered performance as a washed-up superhero movie star trying to reinvent himself. We are presented with some impressive cinematography, and bold direction from Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Birdman works on every level as an impressive piece of cinematic storytelling.
Confidently directed, dark, brooding, and packed with impressive action sequences and a complex story, The Dark Knight includes a career-defining turn from Heath Ledger as well as other Oscar worthy performances, TDK remains not only the best Batman movie, but comic book movie ever created.
Smart, inventive, original, and above all heartfelt -- Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind is the amalgamation of Charlie Kaufman's creative script and Michel Gondry's sensitive direction, that all come together to create one of the best movies put to film in the last decade.