There is nothing better than watching movies while munching on some popcorn. Films are a great source of entertainment. It allows one to break free from the chains of boredom. Plus, it helps the imagination grow. Also, at times, it inspires people. Hence, there is no surprise that people sometimes subscribe to services like Spectrum cable packages just so they can enjoy movies.
The world of Hollywood never slows down. There are always different films coming out almost every month, keeping the world entertained. With that said, there are a number of titles that came out recently and some of them are a must-watch. So, let’s have a look at the six best movies that you should watch right now.
#1. The Adam Project
Directed by Shawn Levy, The Adam Project is a science fiction adventure film that stars Ryan Reynolds as the lead character called Adam Reed. The story of the film revolves around Reed as he goes back in time to meet his younger self to save the future. The movie also features Mark Ruffalo, Jennifer Garner, and Katherine Keener. This flick has gained positive reviews from critics. It received a rating of 6.2/10 from Rotten Tomatoes.
#2. The Bubble
If you are in the mood of watching a comedy movie, give The Bubble a watch. Written and directed by Judd Apatow, this film will tickle your funny bone. The cast of this film is quite impressive as it features Karen Gillan, Fred Armisen, Maria Bakalova, David Duchovny, and Keegan-Michael Key. The plot of this film circles around a group of actors and actresses who are trapped inside a pandemic bubble at a hotel as they try to film a sequel to a film about flying dinosaurs.
#3. The Batman
The Batman has returned! And this time, it is Robert Pattinson that is playing the iconic role of the superhero. The film turned out to be a massive success and became the highest-grossing film of 2022. The movie generated huge waves across the world and collected positive reviews from multiple publications including The Independent, The Hollywood Reporter, Variety, The Guardian, and The National. The plot revolves around Batman as he enters the underworld of Gotham City, tracks a sadistic killer, and brings him to justice while forming new relationships.
#4. The Lost City
If you are planning to watch a movie with your family, pick The Lost City. Directed by Adam and Aaron Nee, it is an action-adventure comedy film that will keep you entertained throughout its duration of 112 minutes. The film stars Sandra Bullock, Channing Tatum, Brad Pitt, and Daniel Radcliffe. It received mostly positive reviews from different publications including IGN and PostTrak. The story of this flick revolves around the author Loretta Sage (Sandra Bullock) who is on tour with Alan (Channing Tatum) to promote her new book. She soon gets kidnapped by a billionaire Abigail Fairfax (Daniel Radcliffe). Alan then goes on to rescue her.
#5. Everything Everywhere All At Once
This is a science fiction black comedy action film that is written and directed by Dan Kwan and Daniel Scheinert. The film features stars like Michelle Yeoh, Ke Huy Quan, Stephanie Hsu, James Hong, and Jenny Slate. Everything Everywhere All At Once turned out to be a huge hit and got praise from many famous publications including The Ringer, Chicago Sun-Times, IndieWire, and The Guardian. The story of the film is about a Chinese-American woman Evelyn Wang who travels across different parallel universes to meet her different versions and to prevent their destruction.
This list would be incomplete without mentioning CODA. This flick became super successful across the world and won not one but three Academy Awards under the categories of, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Supporting Actor, and Best Picture. The American Film Institute included the movie in its list of the ‘Top 10 Films of 2021.’ CODA also received a rating of 7.9/10 from Rotten Tomatoes.
The story of this flick is about Ruby (Emilia Jones) who is the sole member of her family who can listen. She works most of her day helping her father and brother with their fishing business. Soon, Ruby discovers that she can sing and then things get interesting. Watch the movie to find out what happens!
#7. The Northman
The Northman is an adventure and action movie adapted from Amleth, a medieval Scandinavian legend. It is an American epic historical movie directed by Robert Eggers. Film’s plot revolves around a Viking Prince set on a quest to take revenge for the murder of his father.
When the prince was a boy, his uncle brutally murdered his father and kidnapped his mother. The story took a two-decade leap where he became a Viking raiding village. He later meets a seeress to remind him of his vows of avenging his father’s death, saving his mother, and killing the brutal uncle. Will he succeed, or is his fate the same as his father’s? Watch the movie to find out!
It’s time for a psychological thriller film, directed by Chloe Okuno and written by Zack Ford. The story involves a young actress who moved to a new town with her boyfriend. While enjoying life in a new city, she quickly realizes a mysterious stranger is watching her from another apartment across the street. Could he be the serial killer beheading the women throughout the city? Is she the next victim? Check out Watcher to know what happens next!
A slasher movie ready to push you off your limits! X is a horror-thriller movie written, produced, directed, and edited by Ti West. The plot revolves around a cast and crew who gathered at an elderly couple’s property in Texas to film a pornographic film. However, they find themselves later to be threatened by a killer. It’s a fight for their lives; will they survive or die in an untimely manner? Critics are in awe of the powerful performances by leading cast members.
#10. The Innocents
Time for a horror drama to keep you awake the night! Eskil Vogt directs this Norwegian supernatural thriller. The plot involves a group of children (that’s why it’s called The Innocents) who find mysterious powers when adults are not looking. However, these powers take a dark and violent turn, killing everything in the process. Kids losing their innocence at such a tender age, would they ever be able to come clean again? Watch it to find out!
And there you have it! These are some of the most popular movies that you should consider watching. All of them came out earlier this year except for CODA which hit the theaters in 2021. There are many other flicks like The Power of the Dog, Spider-Man: No Way Home, and Turning Red, all of which are just as popular as the ones mentioned above. So, which movie are you going to watch first?