With the endless amount of time at hand nowadays, you must have already raided the entertainment apps and websites for a good flick. And as time passes, it must be getting harder and harder to settle on a film to watch. We are here to offer solace to your never-ending quest of Hollywood movies to pass the time.
Hollywood, the top-tier of global entertainment, has a lot to offer movie lovers. It is the best go-to to compensate for this excessive leisure. Having something for everyone, from mind-blowing action films to heart-touching romance and fool-proof comedies to toe-curling thrillers, revel in the plethora of genre, era and mood options available with this cinema world.
We present to you our pick of the top 5 most entertaining Hollywood blockbusters to kill quarantine time. Let’s save the best for the last;
A biopic of the legendary band “Queens” and it’s’s front-man and lead singer Freddie Mercury, Bohemian Rhapsody is one of a kind film. The film follows the story of the incredibly talented rock band Queens from the time Freddie was incorporated into the band till their unforgettable concert Live Aid (1985).
Directed by Bryan Singer, this film makes the older generation nostalgic and introduces the younger generation to the beauty of evergreen music and the strength of faith and friendship. A must watch in the time of isolation for you would not feel lonely with the characters on-screen.
IMDB rating: 8/10.
Lead cast: Rami Malek, Lucy Boynton, Gwilym Lee
Apart from the pandemic, racial exploitation and discrimination have received much attention in the eyes of the world. Black Panther, in this context, is an undoubtedly relatable film irrespective of the color of your skin.
T’Challa the heir to the throne of a reclusive and technologically advanced African nation Wakanda must rise up to the challenge of contenders and protestors to his throne. He must protect and prevent his motherland from being dragged into a needless war with the outside help of the CIA.
The association with Marvel, to some, would be enough to make them give this film a chance. But the strong female support in this film is sure to pull a lot more audience apart from the so-called “black”-centric film.
And to action lovers and superhero worshippers, this film is undoubtedly a treat to the eyes. In short, a complete package.
IMDB Rating: 7.3/10.
Lead cast: Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’ o
Once upon a Time…..in Hollywood
Quentin Tarantino is definitely the crowd puller for this film. For those who are reminiscing the past during this quarantine time, “Once upon a time… in Hollywood” is your cup of tea. This is the story of a faded television star and his stunt double striving for opportunities and success in the final years of Hollywood’s’s golden age.
Even if you are not a fan of this “pulp-fiction” director or the plot of the story, this film is worth watching for the experience itself. And the cast is obviously a deserving bonus.
IMDB Rating: 7.7/10.
Lead cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie
La La Land
A story of ambition and love. La La Land is definitely a must-watch during this quarantine. This cinema has all the elements of entertainment. From musicals to drama, and cringing romance to achieving aspirations, a whole whirlwind of emotions.
Suitable for people in any mood, La La Land depicts the story of a pianist and actress falling in love, while reconciling with their aspirations for the future.
IMDB rating: 8/10.
Lead cast: Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, Rosemarie DeWitt
Though it cannot be considered a strictly Hollywood movie, this Oscar winner movie surely deserves a place in this list. An almost poetic depiction of the class discrimination and imbalance in the distribution of wealth in the society is the gist of the film.
To summarize the plot, Greed and class discrimination threaten the newly formed symbiotic relationship between the wealthy Park family and the destitute Kim clan, this film is a dark comedy-drama.
A brilliantly written plot, fascinating direction and design and great performances, this film is a satirical take but still a diamond-studded nightmare. A great take on the human manifestation of a parasite.
IMDB Rating: 8.6/10.
Lead cast: Kang-ho Song, Sun-Kyun Lee, Yeo-Jeong Jo
With such brilliant films, you will surely strike some films off your wish list. Guaranteed never to feel bored, tune into your available mediums but do not miss these brilliant flicks.