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Cast Away (2000)

Cast Away (2000)

After FedEx systems engineer Chuck Noland’s (Tom Hanks) plane crashes in the Pacific Ocean, he finds himself fighting to survive on a deserted island with nothing but a painted volleyball — a silent partner he names Wilson. Netflix, IMDB Director: Robert Zemeckis STC Genre: Golden Fleece (Solo) – according to Blake “Road” – Starting as […]

Contact (1997)

Contact (1997)

Dr. Ellie Arroway, after years of searching, finds conclusive radio proof of intelligent aliens, who send plans for a mysterious machine. Based on Carl Sagan’s novel. Netflix, IMDB Director: Robert Zemeckis STC Genre: Golden Fleece (Epic) “Road” – at first, metaphorical, but by the end quite literal travel in space “Team” – her colleagues “Prize” […]

Up (2009)

Up (2009)

After a lifetime of dreaming of traveling the world, 78-year-old homebody Carl (voiced by Ed Asner) flies away on an unbelievable adventure with Russell, an 8-year-old Wilderness Explorer (Jordan Nagai), unexpectedly in tow. Together, the unlikely pair embarks on a thrilling odyssey full of jungle beasts and rough terrain. Netflix, IMDB Directors: Pete Docter, Bob […]

La Chevre (1981)

La Chevre (1981)

Gerard Depardieu and Pierre Richard team up in this comedy (later remade in America as Pure Luck) as incompetent cops Campana and Francois, who are searching for the accident-prone daughter of a filthy-rich business titan. Their investigation takes them from the boardrooms of a huge multinational conglomerate all the way to the tropics of Mexico. […]