Here are my top five favorite films for the year 2002
Click the posters for my reviews of each film!
Remember, unlike those who review films for a living, I haven't seen every movie released this year. This list is chosen from the films that I have seen.
(Also, keep in mind that I'm American and male... 'nuf said?)
#1: Gangs of New York *****
#2: Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers *****
#3: Minority Report *****
Directed By: Rob Marshall
Starring: Renee Zellweger, Richard Gere, Catherine Zeta-Jones, John C. Reilly, Queen Latifah
Rated: PG-13 (adult themes)
Running Time: 113 Min.
Music and murder combine in this razzle-dazzling Hollywood treatment of the smash Broadway show. Fantastic songs, great performances, and Renee Zellweger in skimpy costumes. Woohoo!
Directed By: Spike Jonze
Starring: Nicolas Cage, Nicolas Cage, Meryl Streep, Chris Cooper
Rated: R (language, sexuality, drug use, violent images)
Running Time: 116 Min.
Nicolas Cage stars with himself in this hilariously bizarre tale of a tormented Hollywood screenwriter, an author, a book, and some guy who steals plants.
Directed By: Steven Spielberg
Starring: Tom Cruise, Max von Sydow, Samantha Morton, Steve Harris, Neal McDonough, Patrick Kilpatrick, Jessica Capshaw
Rated: PG-13 (Intense Imagery and Suspense)
Running Time: 124 Min.
Steven Spielberg and Tom Cruise are a winning team with this futuristic film-noir crime thriller. Edge-of-your-seat suspense, sci-fi adventure, and more! Can you see?
Directed By: Peter Jackson
Starring: Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen
Rated: PG-13 (Violence)
Running Time: 179 Min.
"One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them, One Ring to bring them all and in the darkness bind them... "
The travels of Frodo Baggins continue in this incredible adventure based on the works of J.R.R. Tolkien.
Directed By: Martin Scorsese
Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Daniel Day Lewis, Cameron Diaz, Jim Broadbent, John C. Riley, Henry Thomas, Brendan Gleeson
Rated: R (intense violence, sexuality/nudity, strong language)
Running Time: 168 Min.
A violent, volatile epic of civil-war era unrest in New York City, and another Manhattan masterpiece from director Martin Scorsese!
You want mean streets? You got 'em!
So, these were my favorites. And now, click the link below for something completely different...
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