I just realized I haven’t posted my top films of 2011. I’ve been so busy…Too many movies, so little time. So, here is my list and as usual these films aren’t necessary released in 2011 but that I saw for the first time this year.
Frankenstein (1931) Rated NR
Horror classic in which an obsessed scientist assembles a living being from parts of exhumed corpses. – IMDB
Trust (2010) Rated R
After curious and vulnerable teenager Annie falls into a trap set by an online sexual predator, her family begins to disintegrate, uncertain how to cope with such a devastating tragedy. Utterly consumed by rage, her father sets out seeking vengeance. – Netflix
Hanna (2011) Rated PG-13
Hanna is a teenager raised and trained by her father, an ex-CIA operative, to become a highly skilled assassin. But when she’s sent on a deadly mission across Europe, Hanna takes to an English family and starts longing for a normal life. She must first solve the puzzle of her mysterious past, however. – Netflix
The Tree of Life (2011) Rated PG-13
Brad Pitt and Sean Penn star in Terrence Malick’s 1950s adventure about a confused man named Jack, who sets off on a journey to understand the true nature of the world. Growing up in the Midwest with two brothers, Jack has always been torn between his mother’s guidance to approach everything he encounters with an open heart and his father’s advice to look after his own interests. Now, Jack must find a way to regain purpose and perspective. – Netflix.
Bride Flight (2008) Rated R
Set in the 1950s, this lush epic centers on Ada, Marjorie and Esther, Dutch brides-to-be flying to New Zealand to take up married life. On the trip, they form a bond and meet a dashing cowboy who alters their lives in unseen ways. – Netflix.