Editor's Note: It can be overwhelming to approach a historic filmmaker's catalogue of work. Our "Where to Start" feature calls attention to the most essential films by a director with a notoriously large filmography. Catch up with these five films and you'll have a solid understanding of the director's style, appreciation for their notoriety, and a few speaking points for any discussion on cinema.
“Boy A” is a British film about a child murderer who is released from prison to start a new life with a new identity. It follows his journey while exploring a bit of his history and the path that led him to his crime and to who he has become. The film draws a great […]
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Equal parts cheesy and heartwarming, "Begin Again" is a musical drama that circles around cliche but emerges mostly on the side of authenticity thanks to strong performance sequences and a committed performance from Mark Ruffalo.
"The Internet's Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz" is an emotional roller coaster that adeptly chronicles the tragedy and triumphs of its subject's life while exploring deeper themes of government corruption and political activism.
Although "Transformers: Age of Extinction" is arguably the best installment in the series since the 2007 original, it's still a maddeningly long, shallow, and incoherent extravaganza that benefits slightly from a new cast of characters and the series' most gratifying action sequences.