24 Movies Will Make Your Brain Work
A good film, a brilliant interpretation mixed with a good plot and an exceptional staging, here is a good summary of the magic of cinema from its beginnings to the present day. But when a masterpiece invites you to think and assemble the pieces of the puzzle while flooding your mind with different possibilities,the wait until the famous “The End” is often untenable: no other puzzle has ever been so exciting! It’s simple, in these cases, you can not detach yourself from the screen.
we selected 24 films will make your brain work and think for anyone who likes complicated intrigues and complex logic problems.
Despite the seemingly burgeoning complexity of the beginning, the adventures of Leonardo DiCaprio and his team in people’s dreams are extremely structured and organized with incredible logic. But it is nevertheless possible to get lost, so use your gray matter when you look at it,it is not only desirable, it is really necessary.
What Terry Gilliam has created goes beyond any explanation: taking as a starting point an apparently trivial plot for a sci-fi film,
he shot a film that is difficult to include in the genre of “fiction”. The plot surprises the viewer from the first moment and, despite the general slowness of the story, it will keep you going until the end. Congratulations Terry!
In this thriller with the scent of paranoia,we find the famous style of the director David Fincher, who prepares the reality, layer after layer, leaving us in the doubt to know if in reality, there is a reality in itself.
That’s exactly what Michael Douglas’s character is dedicated to in a reality simulator created by his brother (Sean Penn) to discover what he’s capable of and how powerful this world is.
This film will make you nervous, as it unfolds its dialogues,his sounds, as if he were touching the depths of your soul, reaching his most sensitive places, sometimes even making them tremble. And when you finally have the feeling that everything is clear and that the end is predictable, the events suddenly turn around dramatically.
A fantastic thriller full of vitality, spectacular and incredibly dynamic. With his intense level of action, he is able to tap you literally on the screen and really move you with his dramatic notes and his beautiful romantic plot.
On the one hand, from the big science fiction,on the other, a heartbreaking tragedy. The film talks about topics understandable to everyone, such as family, love, pain and betrayal. But it also touches the mysterious depth of space. The director has managed to convey his idea of the infinite before which we are nothing. By combining these opposites,Christopher Nolan created something indescribable and pure beauty.
Now you see me
A group of magicians, under the pseudonym “Four Horsemen”, gives money, steals banks in front of the surprised public, plays cat and mouse with the FBI and Interpol,hypnotize his audience and go make you addicted to your screen, trying to guess what will happen to the next scene. In general, the level of the towers is here much higher than a simple card hidden behind the ear.
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
David Fincher has managed to make a great movie worthy of getting the best rating. He tells us the story of a man born with the appearance of an old man and who dies with that a baby. It will touch you right to the heart and make you think. It is an incredibly moving and human work,whose beauty is impossible to describe with simple words. You just have to look at it and feel it.
A Beautiful Mind
A magnificent plot settles in front of our eyes like a curtain opening slowly. A brilliant mathematician tries to understand himself, and we, with him. The viewer,developing his own assumptions, plunges into the atmosphere of what is happening on the other side of the screen. Is there a boundary between reality and imagination? What is the human mind really capable of? All of these questions make our minds work throughout the plot.
At the beginning of the film, the main character, an engineer, works on complex and secret projects, but totally harmless and short-lived: he executes the work, erases his memory, receives his salary and continues his life. But everything changes when we propose a project that will take three years of his life.Accept or not? A great temptation, especially when there is a lot of money involved.
The Butterfly Effect
Evan inherited a strange illness from his psychopathic father,today locked in a madhouse: he does not remember certain episodes of his life even though quite strange and even horrible events occurred during these periods. When he entered university, Evan made an incredible discovery.
Reading the diaries written during his childhood and following the advice of a doctor, the young man has the power to return to his childhood and change the future by his actions. “It is said that the flapping of a butterfly’s wings can create a typhoon at the other end of the world.”
Here is one of the cult movies of cinema that has given rise to many new ideas and allowed to reshape the old, actually, a masterpiece of science fiction. A plot in which we remember all the scenes, even after the first visualization: every minute will leave you with a deep impression.
Many people often have this impression of déjà vu: it is when one has the impression that a moment has already taken place in one’s life. Each person explains it in his own way. But anyway, after watching the movie,you will want to believe that it is possible to return to any period of your life to correct it, even if it would give rise to a different story.
This film will never lose its relevance. Tyler’s philosophy looks amazing.
And you’re going to start thinking: what if it was really worth forgetting our whole routine to start really enjoying life?
There are films that seem to open your eyes and for a while, under their influence, you look at things differently,
you spend all day thinking that you have discovered a kind of truth that seems to have always been before you, but that you never noticed. The Fountain, which tells the fight through the ages of a man to save the woman he loves, is exactly that kind of movie.
This film will give you the wonderful opportunity to discuss what’s happening on the screen, well before the end, as each piece of the puzzle makes sense in your mind and you realize that everything is interconnected.
The film consists of pieces, fragments,small elements that end up forming a whole. A spectator with little or no experience in this type of film can simply get lost, taking into account each track to build a global mosaic. This film fascinates the viewer because it keeps you in tension from beginning to end,causing in you questions as soon as the scene of the car accident.
Emotions prevail over the mind, the soul seeks beauty, you begin to feel enthusiasm and you do not know why, but you feel good and calm, without thinking about the past,without wondering what will happen tomorrow: these are the kinds of emotions that appear after watching The Jacket.
Leonard Shelby searches for the murderer of his wife. The case is complicated because, due to head trauma, he suffers from short-term memory loss.
The young man remembers everything until the fateful day of the murder of his wife. Everything else can only be stored in his memory for 15 minutes. He must then resort to various tricks to keep his thoughts in one way or another, to allow him to continue his investigation.
The action takes place around the son of a rich man, a playboy named David. He enjoys drinking, throwing money out the window and having fun with women. He is used to having all the cards in his hand. But fate, or maybe God, has decided to test it. So, victim of a terrible accident,the protagonist played by Tom Cruise faces a new life, with a new face. But things are not so simple: poor David begins to be tormented by nightmares and then realizes that something is wrong …
Cinematic dilemma whose main idea is a question of choice. Every step, every action supposes to choose. What would happen to each life individually if the person did not say the right words at the right time, if they did it one way and not another,a second before or a second after? Well, it would be a completely different life …
The film constantly surprises the viewer. The plot floats stably in time but we discover new secrets every five minutes.
This film is like a difficult puzzle, almost impossible to solve and, at the same time, that one can not bring himself to leave without solution. The images play on extreme realism, which, combined with the most powerful load of the plot,
brings the film to provoke in the spectator an infinity of sensations which it will be impossible to get rid of, and this, from the first image.
In this film, Christopher Nolan tells the story of two magicians. Both men are young, talented, tenacious and know how to fool the public.. Each of them has been successful, but the competition, the attention of respectable people and the struggle for first place do not allow them to live in peace while continuing their work. Alfred Borden and Robert Angier then begin a fierce battle for the title of best magician of England.