Article: Top 10 Films That Change My Mind

10.Terminator 2: Judgment Day

A cyborg, identical to the one who failed to killed Sarah Connor, must now protect her ten-year-old son John from a more advanced and powerful cyborg. This has got a brilliant soundtrack and the CGI/SFX is truly spectacular, it is an old school type of film which I admire and it is one of those film that doesn’t draw you in from the start, once it get going it is a thrill ride type of film and it is definitely entertaining. (Previous 3/5 Now 4/5)

9.Pan’s Labyrinth

In the Falangist Spain of 1944, the bookish young stepdaughter of a sadistic army officer escapes into an eerie but captivating fantasy world. Gorgeous looking film which is definitely intriguing and it certainly hold your interested, it is well casted and all of them are really convincing in this thought-provoking film, it can get rather surreal and slightly too weird but despite that it is definitely well made. (Previous 3/5 Now 4/5)

8.Under The Wire

In 2012, Sunday Times war correspondent, Marie Colvin and photographer, Paul Conroy arrived in Syria to tell the story of civilians trapped in Homs, a city under siege and relentless military attack from the Syrians army. A documentary that is gripping and exciting and it can be too harrowing for some people, it is generally moving and it is sincere and the only thing is there is a bit of a pacing problem, the first hour seems unfocused and the second hour is superb and overall this is generally moving. (Previous 3/5 Now 4/5)

7.The Tale Of Despereaux

An unusually brave mouse helps to restore happiness to a forlorn kingdom after making friends with a gentleman rat. Well meaning animation film and it have got a really good story and the vocal talent is actually really good, it can be really cute and heart-warming and the thing is, it can be rather dark and it struggle the balance of lighter and the darker tone of this film, it not exactly suitable for the younger generation, but overall this is well intentioned. (Previous 3/5 Now 4/5)

6.Deepwater Horizon

A dramatization of the disaster in April 2010, when the offshore drilling rig called the Deepwater Horizon exploded, resulting in the worst oil spill in American history. Being based on a true story it actually pay respect to the survivor, it is moving and it is poignancy and all the casting is superb and totally convincing, I would say the midsection falters and it loses a bit of momentum but the film is certainly memorable. (Previous 3/5 Now 4/5)

5.A Boy Called Christmas

In this origin story of Father Christmas, an ordinary boy sets out on an extraordinary adventure to find his father who is on a quest to discover the fabled village of Elfhelm. Quietly effective and a good-looking film, it got an all – star cast and with a likeable lead and it is one of the better Christmas films, it might not draw you in straight away but once it get going, it is actually surprisingly really good and it is a family type of film. (Previous 3/5 Now 4/5)

4.Chaos Walking

Two unlikely companions embark on a perilous adventure through the Badlands of an unexplored planet as they try to escape a dangerous and disorienting reality where all thoughts are seen and heard by everyone. Thought provoking and with a superb ending and the main two lead got really good chemistry together, it is action packed and the other good thing is, it never get too overcomplicated and for me personally the villain isn’t memorable, it is certainly entertaining from the start. (Previous 3/5 Now 4/5)

3.Jiro Dreams Of Sushi

A documentary on 85-year-old sushi master Jiro Ono, his renowned Tokyo restaurant, and his relationship with his son and eventual heir, Yoshikazu. Joyous and uplifting which will put a smile to your face, it is a feel-good type of documentary and it can be moving and sincere at the same time, it just a really nice documentary and it is inoffensive. (Previous 4/5 Now 5/5)

2.Away (2019)

A boy and a little bird are travelling across an island on a motorcycle trying to escape a dark spirit and return home. Unique and totally memorable animation film which will leave you a lasting impression on you, it will wowed you and the visual is absolutely amazing and with a fantastic story. It might be surreal and weird for some people and least this try to be something different which I really admire, it is definitely underrated and if you want something different this is ideal for you. (Previous 4/5 Now 5/5)


A rat named Remy who can cook makes an unusual alliance with a young kitchen worker at a famous Paris restaurant. One of the best Pixar film as this will charmed you and this is relatable as it about chasing your dream, the vocal talent is excellent and brim with comic one liner and overall this is a pick me up type of film, it also suitable for all ages and a family viewing that will moved you and made you smile as well. (Previous 4/5 Now 5/5)

2 thoughts on “Article: Top 10 Films That Change My Mind

  1. Great idea to revisit previous films and do a reappraisal. I see that they have all gone up. Have you ever changed your mind about a film and downgraded it?

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