1. Ratatouille (Chef Mouse)
Ratatouille is an American animated film produced by Pixar Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Pictures. The title refers to a French dish (ratatouille) served in the film, and is a play on words, a metaphor for the protagonist’s species.
The content is about Remy, a mouse who dreams of becoming a chef and tries to achieve his goal by teaming up with the guy who cleans the kitchen of a restaurant in Paris. Conveying the message of desire and motivation to reach the dream through the image of the mouse Remy, the film quickly won the hearts of the audience.
Ratatouille was released on June 29, 2007 in the United States, to a huge commercial and critical acclaim, then winning the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature in addition to numerous awards. other prestigious awards.
2. It’s a Wonderful Life
The film directed by Frank Capra, whose Vietnamese name is Wonderful Life, is about the life and love of George Bailey and his family on New Year’s Eve. The film won a series of major awards and ranked 30th in the top 250 best movies of all time.
The message of the film is “stay at peace will meet good”. George spent his life living for people and in the end he had it all, from the love, career and respect of the townspeople. This is truly a movie worth watching this holiday season.
3. God Must Be Crazy (The Gods Must Be Crazy)
Although only funded by local funds, this most successful comedy in South African cinema history has resonated around the world. The film is set in Botswana and tells the story of Xi from the San tribe, a tribe ignorant of the outside world, living in the Kalahari Desert. The journey to return an empty soft drink bottle that “God” threw down for them, made them go from not knowing what to do with it until finding countless useful uses for it to the whole tribe. fighting each other just to get the bottle.
Besides Xi, there are two other characters that also make the audience crawl on the floor because laughing is a biology guy who is analyzing fertilizer samples to make a thesis and a village school teacher has just been recruited. .
4. When Harry Met Sally (When Harry Met Sally)
Throughout the film are the funny situations of the unjust couple Harry and Sally. Never believed that the other person was the other half of his life, but through many events, years and months, they held hands and enjoyed happiness together.
The film impresses with the good acting of the main actors and the classic humorous lines. Therefore, even though it has been released for many years, the audience still warmly received When Harry Met Sally.
5. La La Land (Dream Fools)
Although successful in terms of revenue and won many prestigious film awards, La La Land’s vitality lies in the lessons about love, youth, career, and fame for lovers. Mia and Sebastian, like many young people, also have their own unfinished love scenes even though they used to be very dreamy.
Someone once said, there will come a time when you have to decide between roses and bread, between love and career. If Mia always loves and stays with Sebastian, she cannot become a famous actress and vice versa, Sebastian may not be a bar owner to be able to continue pursuing his passion for jazz if like forever in love.
6. Groundhog Day
Groundhog Day is a comedy about a very complacent weather forecaster who just repeats the same news every day, with little variation for each day. But it contains many messages about time, the meaning of life and the power of love.
The character Bill Murray specializes in lying, cheating and even stealing, but then he realizes that such a life is too boring. He also gradually understood that actions like “planting trees will someday reap fruit” that make life more interesting. Thereby the film also implies that: People often follow a familiar path day in and day out simply because it is a habit that they are afraid to change. In fact, anyone can become a more complete human with amazing experiences if there is a firm belief.
7. The Wolf of Wall Street
All the decadence of gangster life conveyed by director Martin Scorsese in the classic Goodfellas and Casino is back again. This time in a different environment: New York’s financial district. Wolf of Wall Street depicts the prosperous days of Wall Street in the 1990s when stockbroker Jordan Belfort (played by Leonardo DiCaprio) broke the rules of law and finance. Martin Scorsese describes the crimes of white-collar people as more serious than the gangsters that seriously affect the economy.