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In my list of films 21-forty, I include the German film ‘Downfall’ which explores the final days of Adolf Hitler in his Berlin bunker. Perhaps to my disgrace, it is the solely overseas language film in my prime one hundred, however little doubt I – and all of us – should be less lazy about studying subtitles and may embrace such works; to ignore the vast majority of the world’s cinema simply due to language difficulties is definitely to miss out on a treasure trove of great work.
Winona Rider’s character, Veronica, is bored with being a nerd and will get accepted into the Heathers as a new member. She soon realizes that life on that side of the fence isn’t as awesome as she thought it was. Enter JD, performed by Christian Slater. When Veronica expresses her displeasure with the lead Heather, JD kills her and together they make it appear like a suicide. Chaos and hilarity ensue, the dying rely climbs and the ending remains to be memorable even to this day.
Battlefield Earth is a (surprise) dystopian sci-fi adventure. What is left of the human race on Earth is dominated by the evil Psychlos led by Zete (Travolta) and Terl (Whitaker), a race of aliens that forces any and all captured humans into slavery. There are a couple of pockets of resistance to the Psychlos, and so they manage survival by avoiding capture within the wilderness. A captured slave, played by Barry Pepper, good points data of the Psychlos language and encourages other people to rebel.
The movie is one other depiction of a dystopian future the place some residents are ‘replicants’ or robots who so closeley resemble humans that it is troublesome to inform them apart. Harrison Ford performs Deckard in the movie, an ex-cop who gets hired to trace down and ‘retire’ replicants, as they have now develop into unlawful on Earth. The solid also consists of Rutger Hauer, Darryl Hannah, Sean Young and Edward James Olmos and the movie was directed by Ridley Scott, of Alien fame.