This is an American prison drama film written and directed by Frank Darabon, is adapted from the 1982 Stephen King book Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption. The story is of two prisoners who form a friendship and help each other in more ways than one. Available on Prime Video.
This crime thriller directed by Quentin Tarantino is a cult favorite. The story follows a bunch of characters as their stories intertwine in Los Angeles, California. The title refers to the pulp magazines with graphic crime stories and hard hitting dialogues in the mid 20th century. Available on Netflix.
This is a comedy drama film directed by Robert Zemeckis based on the 1986 novel with the same title, written by Winston Groom. The story follows the journey of a pure hearted man, Forrest Gump with a low IQ. Available on Netflix.
This film directed by Fernado Meirelles and co-directed by Kátia Lund is a Portuguese-language crime film adapted from the 1997 novel with the same title written by Paulo Lins. The film depicts the rise of organized crime in Rio during the late 90s. Available on ZEE5.
This classic coming of age drama directed by Giuseppe Tornatore is the story of a filmmaker recalling his childhood in a Sicilian village and the friendship between him and the local cinema projectionist. Available on MUBI.
This western action film directed by Quentin Tarantino explores themes of power and slavery very well. It is the story of a German hunter who is accompanied by a slave, Django, on a mission to hunt the South's most wanted criminals. Available on ZEE5.
This American black comedy directed by Billy Wilder was named after a major street that runs through Hollywood, the center of the American film industry. The story follows the journey of a screenwriter and a fading film star. This film is considered historically and culturally very significant. Available on Prime Video.
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