7 Best Movies of 2011
Movies are not just entertainers but are much beyond that. It is business to some, entertainment to many and are often subjected to critical review. With several kinds of preferences, every movie is perceived in a different way by varied groups of people. However, there are some that are universally accepted and go on to create waves at the box office. Mentioned below are 7 best movies of 2011 which managed to create an impact beyond entertainment.
1. The Descendants
This comedy-drama movie stars George Clooney who is not his usual self in The Descendants. Clooney has shed his suave and sophisticated image and offered complete justice to the character of a confused backup parent. Clooney as the father gets to deal with a cheating wife who contracts comatose, two teenage daughters, whom he never comprehended and a piece of virgin land with multiple eyes laid on it.
Brad Pitt scores exceptionally well with this sport drama film and plays the character of the general manager of Oakland Athletics baseball team. The general manager devises a suitable strategy to form a competitive team when he faces an adverse monetary situation due to the franchise.
A runaway orphan boy lives in Paris train station in a 1930 setting fixing gadgets such as clocks and resolves a mystery that involves his dead father and his piece of automation. Directed by Martin Scorsese, the movie reminds its viewers of dreams coming true.
4. Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows Part II
This movie marked the end of the Harry Potter series. Readers of this bestseller and viewers of the movie can carry home a century of fantasy wrapped in a beautiful package. The past decade has awarded the characters and its viewers an amazing ride filled with triumph, hope, life, death, evil and victory. Besides being the best Potter movie, it also earns the distinction of being one of the best movies of 2011.
5. The Drive
Ryan Gosling sparkles in the thriller film, The Drive. Adapted from the novel sharing the same name, the plot revolves around a Hollywood stunt performer. The movie has been screened in several film festivals before its official release and has received standing ovation and appreciation.
This heartfelt comedy-drama film revolves around the story of a young man who is diagnosed with spinal cancer. He not just has to come to terms with the effects of the illness but also has to sort certain important relationships. He discovers friends and soul mates in people he never met before and alienation from those who had known him quite well.
7. The Artist
This 2011 French film of the romance genre is set in the period between 1927 and 1932 of Hollywood movie making when silent cinemas slowly faded into talkies. Shot in black and white, the story moves around a rising actress and a declining male movie star. With 6 Golden Globe nominations, the movie and its concept stand apart.