Before 2020 KILLS US ALL, Watch These Movies

"𝘵𝘩𝘪𝘴 𝘪𝘴 𝘣𝘢𝘥.

𝘪 𝘬𝘯𝘰𝘸. 𝘪 𝘸𝘪𝘴𝘩 𝘸𝘦 𝘩𝘢𝘥 𝘱𝘰𝘱𝘤𝘰𝘳𝘯."

 

The list of (beautiful and insightful) movies you didn’t need, but I’m gonna give you anyway:

 

  1. Love Witch (2016) comedy/horror

    1. “I thought I’d had found a real man. What a baby.”

  2. Tangled (2010) animation/musical

    1. “No! I won’t stop. For every minute of the rest of my life, I will fight. I will never stop trying to get away from you!”

  3. Palo Alto (2013) teen drama

    1. “I wish I didn't care about anything. But I do care. I care about everything too much.”

  4. Whisper of the Heart (1995) coming-of-age anime

    1. “You see that rough surrounding stone? You can polish it all you want, but it'll still be worthless. But there might be something much more valuable inside that you can't yet see."

  5. Joker (2019) psychological thriller*

    1. “I know it seems strange, I don't mean to make you uncomfortable. I don't know why everyone is so rude; I don't know why you are. I don't want anything from you. Maybe a little bit of warmth, maybe a hug, dad? How about just a little bit of f***ing decency!”

    2. *Also has gorgeous cinematography

  6. Parasite (2019) comedy-thriller

    1. “You know what kind of plan never fails? No plan. No plan at all. You know why? Because life cannot be planned. Look around you. Did you think these people made a plan to sleep in the sports hall with you? But here we are now, sleeping together on the floor. So, there's no need for a plan. You can't go wrong with no plans. We don't need to make a plan for anything. It doesn't matter what will happen next. Even if the country gets destroyed or sold out, nobody cares. Got it?”

  7.  Lolita (1997) drama/sick romance

    1. “She was Lo, plain Lo, in the morning, standing four feet ten in one sock. She was Lola in slacks, she was Dolly at school. She was Dolores on the dotted line. But in my arms, she was always - Lolita. Light of my life, fire of my loins. My sin. My soul.”

  8. The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012) coming-of-age teen story

    1.  “I know who you are, Sam. I know I'm quiet... and, and I know I should speak more. But if you knew the things that were in my head most of the time, you'd know what it really meant. How, how much we're alike, and how we've been through the same things... and you're not small. You're beautiful.”

  9. Big Hero 6 (2014) animation/superhero

    1. “Dad, I just wish I could share my accomplishments with you. You mean so much to me and, honestly I've always felt a distance, what with you being on the family island all the time and I just wish you could see how-...”

  10. La La Land (2016) musical romance

    1. “Maybe I'm one of those people that has always wanted to do it, but it's like a pipe dream for me, you know? And then you... you said it, you changed your dreams, and then you grow up. Maybe I'm one of those people, and I'm not supposed to. And I can go back to school, and I can find something else I'm supposed to do. 'Cause I left to do that, and it's been six years, and I don't wanna do it anymore.”

  11. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018) animation/superhero

    1. “I never thought I'd be able to do any of this stuff. But I can. Anyone can wear the mask. You can wear the mask. If you didn't know that before, I hope you do now. Cause I'm Spider-Man. And I'm not the only one. Not by a long shot.”

  12.  Your Name. (2016) romantic fantasy anime

    1. “There's no way we could meet. But one thing is certain. If we see each other, we'll know. That you were the one who was inside me. That I was the one who was inside you.”

  13.  The Platform (2019) foreign thriller

    1. “You’re an illusion. Maybe. But is that important? Because we’re the same now. You and I are murderers. But I’m more civilized.”

  14. Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010) action-filled teen comedy romance (it’s a lot.)

    1. “Do you have any idea how long it took me to get all the evil exes' contact information so I could form this stupid league? Like, two hours! Two hours!”

  15.  Knives Out (2019) mystery/comedy

    1. “It describes the path of a projectile determined by natural law. Et voila, my method. I observe the facts without biases of the head or heart. I determine the arc's path, stroll leisurely to its terminus and the truth falls at my feet.”

  16. Little Miss Sunshine (2006) comedy/drama

    1. “You know what? F*** beauty contests. Life is one f*****g beauty contest after another. You know, school, then college, then work, f*** that. And f*** the air force academy. If I wanna fly, I'll find a way to fly. You do what you love, and f*** the rest.”

  17.  Heathers (1988) dark teen comedy

    1. “Suicide gave Heather depth, Kurt a soul, and Ram a brain. I don't know what it's given me, but I have no control over myself when I'm with J.D. Are we going to prom or to hell?”

  18.  Juno (2007) teen indie

    1. “The funny thing is that Steve Rendazo secretly wants me. Jocks like him always want freaky girls. Girls with horn-rimmed glasses and vegan footwear and Goth makeup. Girls who play the cello and wear Converse All-Stars and want to be children's librarians when they grow up. Oh yeah, jocks eat that s*** up.”

  19.  Big Eyes (2014) biographical drama

    1. “Do you know what it says in Timothy 3:1-5? ‘In the last days, critical times hard to deal with will be here. For men will be lovers of themselves.’ Sounds like my ex-husband.”

  20.  1984 (1984) dystopian future

    1. “April the 4th, 1984. To the past, or to the future. To an age when thought is free. From the Age of Big Brother, from the Age of the Thought Police, from a dead man... greetings.”

  21. Midsommar (2019) drama/religious cult

    1. “On this, the day of our deity of reciprocity, we gather to give special thanks to our treasured Sun. As an offering for our Father, we will today surrender nine *human* lives. As Hårga takes, so Hårga also gives. Thus, for every newblood sacrificed, we will dedicate one of our own. That is: four newbloods, four from Hårga, and one to be chosen by the Queen. Nine in all, to die, and be reborn, in the great Cycle.”

  22.  Baby Driver (2017) action-comedy

    1. “Tell me if I'm way off, Buddy. You were a stockbroker. Maybe a different wife, maybe kids. You stack your paper, but you say shit like ‘work hard, play harder.’ But you play a little too hard. You rack up debt. The type of debt that'd make a white man blush. Maybe you get into a little trouble. Maybe you get your hand caught in the corporate cookie jar. Maybe you leave and run off to the desert. Maybe with your favorite lap dancer in tow. Maybe you disappear into a world consisting of three things: money, s**, drugs, and action.”

  23.  Synecdoche, New York (2008) philosophical drama

    1. “I know how to do the play now. It will all take place over the course of one day. And that day will be the day before you died. That day was the happiest day of my life. Then I'll be able to live it forever. See you soon.”