The Prestige
The Prestige (2006)

Two friends and fellow magicians become bitter enemies after a sudden tragedy. As they devote themselves to this rivalry, they make sacrifices that bring them fame but with terrible consequences.

9/10

Director: Christopher Nolan

Writer: Jonathan Nolan, Christopher Nolan

Stars: Hugh Jackman, Christian Bale, Michael Caine

To Be or Not to Be
To Be or Not to Be (1942)

During the Nazi occupation of Poland, an acting troupe becomes embroiled in a Polish soldier's efforts to track down a German spy.

9/10

Director: Ernst Lubitsch

Writer: Edwin Justus Mayer

Stars: Carole Lombard, Jack Benny, Robert Stack

All About My Mother
All About My Mother (1999)

Young Esteban wants to become a writer and also to discover the identity of his second mother, a trans woman, carefully concealed by his mother Manuela.

8/10

Director: Pedro Almodóvar

Writer: Pedro Almodóvar

Stars: Cecilia Roth, Marisa Paredes, Penélope Cruz

Stan & Ollie
Stan & Ollie (2018)

Laurel and Hardy, the world's most famous comedy duo, attempt to reignite their film careers as they embark on what becomes their swan song - a grueling theatre tour of post-war Britain.

7.5/10

Director: Jon S. Baird

Writer: Jeff Pope

Stars: Steve Coogan, John C. Reilly, Nina Arianda

Walk the Line
Walk the Line (2005)

Johnny Cash, an aspiring musician, receives a golden opportunity to tour with the famous June Carter. As Johnny's musical career takes a flight, his marriage with Vivian starts falling apart.

7.5/10

Director: James Mangold

Writer: James Mangold, Gill Dennis

Stars: Joaquin Phoenix, Reese Witherspoon, Ginnifer Goodwin