Arthouse Films that Must Be Watched (Video)

If you like to spend the weekend having some family time, there is a wide variety of movies recommended to watch, especially commercial films.

However, if you enjoy watching movies about human interactionstruth storiesdifferent dramas and comedies, or films made with a different purpose than having a big audience, these are the movies that you have to watch:

Locke

This movie is a drama about a man whose life is being threatened due to a mistake that he made in the past.

The drama begins with Tom Hardy, the main character of the movie, driving and making phone calls. However, these phone calls represent the enemyputting at risk his lifefamily, and company.

The Railway

If you like movies about World War II, you have to watch The Railway Man. The movie is about a former British military man who was put in a Japanese prison during World War II.

Later, he finds out that his torturer is still alive and begins a journey to find him.

The World According to Monsanto

It is a movie which purpose is to raise awareness about the earth and how to preserve it. In this film, people will watch the consequences of genetically modified crops.

New Art House Film Will Have Famous Actors: Robert Pattinson and Robert De Niro

Robert Pattinson and Robert De Niro have signed up to perform in an art house film directed by Olivier Assayas. The movie is about an article called “Boosting the Big Tuna”, the real story of a gang who accidentally rob the store of Chicago mafia boss Tony Accardo.

Although we have seen Robert Pattinson acting in big franchises such as Harry Potter and The Twilight Saga, this will be a great turn of events since the actor is looking for some interesting movies to act in.

In addition, De Niro will be an amazing co-worker for Pattinson.

The director of the movie Olivier Assayas is better known for his work in Cold Water, his first movie that debuted atCannes International Film Festival in 1994.

Other important titles that he has directed are:

  • Late August,
  • Early September,
  • Clean
  • and Something In The Air,

all of them art house films. For that reason, we cannot expect that this new movie will be a commercial film.

The title of this new movie will be Idol’s Eye and there is no information about the plot. However, it is likely that Robert De Niro will play Chicago mafia boss Tony Accardo, while Pattinson will have the gangster role.

Under The Skin Is the Perfect Art House Film (Video)

The art house film Under The Skin directed by Jonathan Glazer brings beautiful surprises.

The film is based on the novel written by Michel Faber. It is about a beautiful and voluptuous woman named Laura (Scarlett Johansson) that seduces forsaken men and gets rid of them by taking away their humanity.

Film critics have described this movie as hypnoticintoxicating, and mysterious.

Despite the fact that most of arthouse films are made with a reduced amount of money, one successful and renowned actress, Scarlett Johansson, plays the leading role.

According to movie critics, her performance was excellent. Although Johansson is better known for acting in commercial movies such as Iron Man and The Avengers, she has also starred in arthouse films such as:

  • Lost in Translation,
  • Ghost World,
  • and Her.

Under the Skin combines: science fictionhorrorunusual special effects and suspense.

Scarlett Johansson

Scarlett Johansson

The movie is recommended for people who enjoy arthouse films, who like watching human interactions, and a slow development of the story.

Jonathan Glazer, the director of the movie, is known for his drama Sexy Beast. In spite of the fact that this movie is an arthouse film and some people do not like this kind of films, it is highly recommended for those who are fan of Johansson’s work and want to watch something different.