Love Actually (2003)

Director: Richard Curtis Starring: Hugh Grant, Liam Neeson, Colin Firth, Laura Linney, Emma Thompson, Alan Rickman, Keira Knightley, Martine McCutcheon, Bill Nighy, Rowan Atkinson “Let’s go get the shit kicked out of us by love.” The tagline of Love Actually boasts “Very romantic. Very comedy.” In my opinion, “very comedy” should have been left out – … More Love Actually (2003)

The Phantom of the Opera (2004)

Director: Joel Schumacher Starring: Gerard Butler, Emmy Rossum, Patrick Wilson, Miranda Richardson, Minnie Driver Synopsis: Musical Drama based on Andrew Lloyd Webber’s celebrated musical phenomenon. The Phantom of the Opera tells the story of a disfigured musical genius (Gerard Butler) who haunts the catacombs beneath the Paris Opera, waging a reign of terror over its occupants. … More The Phantom of the Opera (2004)

Gladiator (2000)

Ancient Rome is remembered for many things: the political drama (Ides of March, anyone?), the immensity of the empire, and of course the gladiator games. Ridley Scott’s Gladiator (2000) combines all three of these elements into an engaging and outstanding cross between the historical drama and action genres. The film was scored by Hans Zimmer … More Gladiator (2000)