2019 is right there knocking at the doors with its arrival. The previous year has been the one full of entertainment packed year for all of us. We were lucky to come across various gobsmacking performances by Bollywood and Hollywood cinema. While some left us speechless with their astounding script, some were successful to win the heart of audience with their astonishing representation on screen.
Bidding a farewell to the previous year, these best Bollywood and Hollywood movies won the race of topping the list. Let us take a quick look at them –
Viacom 18 Motion Pictures and Matchbox Pictures produced Andhadhun made us all laugh out loud this year. The movie is a black comedy crime thriller casting Radhika Apte, Ayushmann Khurrana and Tabu. Sriram Raghavan, the director of the movie, beautifully tells the story of a piano player who gets involved in the murder of a film actor. It is a witty journey that has to be on your watch list.
Meghna Gulzar’s directorial and Alia Bhatt starrer Raazi is a spy thriller of the year. With the story, the director flashes the events of the Indo-Pakistani war of 1971, where Alia Bhatt aka Sehmat plays the role of an Indian spy. Sehmat leaves her college to serve the nation with her hardcore training with RAW officer Khalid Mir. The movie, throughout, fills the audience with patriotism.
Amar Kaushik’s directed movie Stree made us laugh with fear this year with its unique story. The movie was a silent message in favour of women in Indian society. It is a story of a village named Chanderi where a female spirit, Stree, whisks men of the village during a festival that takes place each year. Shraddha Kapoor plays a mysterious character in the movie who only appears in the festival and can only be seen by Rajkummar Rao aka Vicky.
Manto is a biographical drama film of 2018 which speaks about the life of Saadat Hasan Manto, Urdu writer, back at the time of freedom and the hardships faced by the writer. Nawazuddin Siddiqui plays the role of the writer. The film was a memorable release of the year and won a lot of hearts. Director of the movie, Nandita Das, was successful to depict the story in the appropriate ways.
Ryan Coogler’s Black Panther is an American superhero film of 2018 that is worth the watch. The movie is produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. Chadwick Boseman has played the part of Black Panther in the movie and received an enormous amount of appreciation for the same.
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
Coen Brothers directed, written and produced movie The Ballad of Buster Scruggs is another big release of the year. The movie with its Best Screenplay won the Golden Osello Award this year. As per the National Board of Review, it is one of the Top 10 best films of the year and thus released on Netflix on 16 November.
The movie was a biographical movie of 2018 about a British rock band Queen. Bryan Jay Singer directed movie Bohemian Rhapsody got nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture. The movie further got nominated for Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance in a Motion Picture and became a commendable release of the year.
A Quiet Place
John Krasinski’s directorial, A Quiet Place, has been successful in being one of the Top 10 movies of the year as per the National Board of Review and American Film Institute. As a result of the appreciable performance of the movie, A Quiet Place got nominated for Golden Globe Award and Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Original Score and Female Actor in a Supporting Role respectively.
So, which one are you planning to watch first?