2008 proved to be another great year for movie fans. Hollywood was, as usual, successful in attracting people to the theaters. We got some incredible stuff from the directors of Wall-E, The Dark Knight, Milk and a lot more. There are some movies you people can’t afford to miss this year: Taking feedback from different movie charts, the movies that make the top 10 movies of 2008 are:
A film that’s both breathtakingly majestic and heartbreakingly intimate. Wall-E is the last robot on earth that falls in love with a robot from another planet EVE. The film is a wild ride through space and a truly romantic movie at heart. Pixar is once again back with another amazing production.
2. Dark Night
Heath Ledger (Joker) gave the work of his life in this movie just before his untimely death. Joker?s eerie grin, laughter, and inhuman morality make him the central character of the film.
Sean Penn plays the role of slain gay activist Harvey Milk in this spectacular movie. The movies show the last eight years of Harvey Milk’s life and how he became an outspoken agent for change. With vitalizing support from his beloved and some friends he runs for the office and was elected.
4. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Movie of Benjamin Button, a man who starts aging backwards with peculiar consequences. It is adapted from the 1920s story by F. Scott Fitzgerald about a man who is born in his eighties and ages backwards. While this movie has been said to be more of a “Forest Gump” tale, it is far more acceptable and emotionally probable than “Gump” could ever be.
5. Slum Dog Millionaire
The story of the life of an orphan Indian teen Jamal Malik, who becomes a contestant on the Hindi version of “Who Wants to be A Millionaire??. Jamal shares the story of his life with police when they arrested him on the suspicion that how a guy from the slums of Mumbai knows so much to be one question away from winning a staggering 20 million rupees.
6. Iron Man
A wealthy industrialist Tony Stark was captured in Afghanistan and forced by the terrorists to produce WMDs. Instead he makes an armored suit to escape. Back in the U.S. he announces his company will cease making weapons and begins a new life as superhero Iron Man.
7. Marley and Me
John and Jenny, after there marriage, decide to head south to begin their new lives in West Palm Beach, Florida. They work as journalists when John brings a puppy home that turned the house into a disaster area. This film shows the whole life of Marley & how he was loved and at times despaired of and at the end the most cherished part of this family.
8. Gran Torino
Eastwood in this film plays a racist and iron-willed Korean war veteran Walt Kowalski living in a crime-ridden Detroit neighborhood. He is forced to confront his own lingering prejudice when a troubled Hmong teen from his neighborhood attempts to steal his Gran Torino that represents his happier life working at Ford but the old man manages to catch the aspiring thief at the business end. Later due to the pride of Asian group he helped the kid to the right path, tried to toughen him up and set into motion an unlikely friendship that will change both their lives.
Hoffman plays Father Flynn, a charismatic priest trying to upend the schools’ strict customs, which have long been fiercely guarded by Sister (Streep). Unfortunately Fathers progressing ideas stand in sharp contrast with the Sister?s. She starts a personal crusade against Father to malify him which threatens to tear apart the community with irrevocable consequence.
A frustrated office worker learns that he is the son of a professional assassin, and that he shares his father’s superhuman killing abilities. After his father is murdered, the deadly sexy Fox recruits into the Fraternity, a secret society that trains Wes to avenge his dad’s death by unlocking his dormant powers. With wickedly brilliant tutors, he morphs into a killing machine and starts erasing one bad guy after another.