Top 5 movies of 2020 to binge-watch this New Year’s Eve
Take a look at our best picks of a bizarre year.
If like us, your New Year Eve plans also include loads of binge-watching, then you’re at the right place. While this year has been the most unusual of all, it did give us a number of strong cinematic gems to dive into, and what better way to conclude the year than a movie marathon. So, here are our best picks of a bizarre year, enjoy.
The Personal History of David Copperfield
The film, which stars Dev Patel in the titular role, is based on the 1850 literary classic "David Copperfield" by Charles Dickens and is a surprisingly fun watch. The comedy-drama revolves around Dickens' iconic hero, setting sail on a path that sees him transitioning from a penniless orphan to a flourishing Victorian writer, his colourful experiences eventually translating onto his works.
“Mank” gets the spot on the list for being the exceptional piece of art it is. It is a 2020 American biographical drama film about screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz and his development of the screenplay for Citizen Kane, 1941. Directed by David Fincher, based on a screenplay by his late father Jack Fincher, the film was produced by Ceán Chaffin, Douglas Urbanski, and Eric Roth.
If for New Year’s eve you’ve got comedy on your mind, then this is the one for you. An enjoyable watch “Palm Springs” revolves around Niles and Sarah who have a chance encounter at a Plam Springs wedding, leading to complicated but fun scenarios, as they are unable to escape the venue, themselves, or each other.
On The Rocks
A light-spirited and compelling movie about a young mother who reconnects with her larger-than-life playboy father, when she begins to suspect that her husband is cheating on her. The dysfunctional father-daughter duo then set on to play detective throughout the streets of New York City and the exclusive interiors of Manhattan. The movie stars Bill Murray, Rashida Jones, Marlon Wayans, and Jessica Henwick and is directed by Sofia Coppola.
A 2020 American computer-animated urban fantasy-adventure film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures, “Onward” is all about magic and hope as two elven brothers embark on a quest to bring their father back for one day. Like any good quest, their journey is filled with magic spells, cryptic maps, impossible obstacles, unimaginable discoveries, and an ending that is sure to well up your eyes.
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