Donnie Darko (2001)
Directed by Richard Kelly
Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Jena Malone, Mary McDonnell.
A problematic teenager narrowly escapes an accident by being led elsewhere by a figure in a bunny rabbit costume. His visions of the large rabbit continue and makes him perform a series of crimes as he tells him the world is ending in 28 days.
Directed by Rick Famuyiwa
Starring: Shameik Moore, Tony Revolori, Kiersey Clemons.
Malcolm, a geek who’s surviving life in a tough neighborhood is confident he will get into his dream school. But after an unlikely invitation to an underground party leads him and his friends into a Los Angeles adventure which could destroy that dream.
Directed by Nicolas Winding Refn
Starring: Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan, Bryan Cranston.
A hollywood stuntman by day, a getaway driver by night. Though Driver is generally the loner and icy type, he warms to his neighbour Irene and her son. But when Irene’s ex-husband returns from prison, Driver ends up in a sticky situation where he does a job for the ex-convict.
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
Directed by Michel Gondry
Starring: Jim Carrey, Kate Winslet, Tom Wilkinson.
An unusual yet heartfelt look at relationships and heart ache as a couple undergoes a procedure to have each other erased from their memories. But during the process of loss that they discover what they had to begin with was something special.
Ghost World (2001)
Directed by Terry Zwigoff
Starring: Steve Buscemi, Thora Birch, Scarlett Johansson.
Ghost World is about two teenagers who have a hard wryly look on the people who surround them and decide to do their own thing. When Enid takes an interest in an eccentric guy named Seymour, Rebecca gets frustrated with Enid’s lack of time for her and their friendship is forever changed.