Mettel Ray of Mettel Ray Movie Blog has started a blog-a-thon to celebrate her blog. The object of the blog-a-thon is simple. From A to Z, create an alphabet about the things you love about cinema.
#-2001: A Space Odyssey
Stanley Kubrick's groundbreaking sci-fi masterpiece that sets a standard of what sci-fi films should be.
Currently one of the best actresses working in Hollywood. Extremely talented, very beautiful, and also willing to go the extra mile to entertain and enthrall.
One of the most harrowing and chilling films about a woman on the verge of a mental breakdown in her quest for perfection.
One of Britain’s great actresses that is working right now thanks to films like Drive, Shame, An Education, and Never Let Me Go.
The film that finally broke Nicolas Winding Refn into the international consciousness as well as the fact that it made Ryan Gosling a major force in acting.
The best of Lars von Trier’s Europa trilogy that explores a young man working at a train in post-World War II Germany.
An entrancing yet provocative coming of age tale from Andrea Arnold that is harrowing but also fierce.
G-Gus Van Sant
Currently one of the best filmmakers working today whether it’s in mainstream films or experimental independent features.
A daring tribute to cinema that subverts the idea of traditional narrative as well as a film that refuses to compromise its vision and ideas as it’s definitely one of 2012’s most outstanding films.
I-In the Mood for Love
Wong Kar-Wai’s dreamy yet heartbreaking film about two people who come together after learning their spouses having an affair as they turn to each other.
BEST ACTRESS IN THE WORLD!!!!!
The ultimate revenge film.
A filmmaker that needs to make more films as the three features and short films she’s made are already an indication that she’s currently one of the best working today.
A great actress who is amazing in both French and English as she can create performances that are simply unforgettable.
N-Never Let Me Go
One of the great weepies of the 2010s so far as it’s filled with evocative images and a captivating story about fates and how these poor souls had to accept it.
O-Open Your Eyes
Alejandro Amenabar’s entrancing sci-fi feature about love and death that features a radiant Penelope Cruz.
One of the great masters of cinema that is currently working as he always delivers with every new film he brings.
A master that is among one of the best as we all hope Django Unchained is a winner.
Roman Polanski’s visually-hypnotic yet unsettling film about a woman on the verge of a breakdown that features a chilling Catherine Deneuve.
My favorite filmmaker who will return with her fifth feature film The Bling Ring as I hope it will be good but I’ll maintain low expectations.
T-The Thin Red Line
Terrence Malick’s dreamy but harrowing anti-war film that is definitely one of the great films about World War II.
U-Under the Sand
Francois Ozon’s understated yet eerie film that stars Charlotte Rampling as a woman wondering about her husband’s disappearance.
Nicolas Winding Refn’s dark yet entrancing film about the age of the Vikings that features a riveting yet silent performances from Mads Mikkelsen.
W-Wild at Heart
David Lynch’s Palme D’or award-winning film about a surreal road trip filled with crazed characters, deaths, and all sorts of things including Nicolas Cage in a cool snakeskin jacket.
One of the great character actors working today as it’s obvious that if he’s in a film, he’s always going to give a good performance no matter what role he’s playing.
Y-Y Tu Mama Tambien
Alfonso Cuaron’s evocative coming-of-age film about two young men who go on a road trip with a beautiful woman that explores the beauty of the Mexico.
Z-Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars
D.A. Pennebaker’s very stylish yet rocking concert about David Bowie’s final performance as Ziggy Stardust at the Hammersmith Odeon.
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