Films Worth Watching

Please Stand By (2018)


Wendy is a brilliantly independent woman in her early twenties, who lives with autism.

She is challenged to submit her script on-time for a screenplay competition. To do so, she sneaks out of her group home and travels hundreds of miles not letting anything stop her from achieving her goals.

Genre: Drama

Director: Ben Lewin 

Starring: Dakota Fanning,

 Toni Collette, Alice Eve 

Little Miss Sunshine (2006)


The Hoover family puts the fun back in dysfunctional by piling into a VW bus and heading to California to support a daughter in her bid to win the Little Miss Sunshine Contest. The sanity of everyone involved is stretched to the limit as the group's quirks cause epic problems as they travel along their interstate route.

Genre: Drama/Comedy

Director: Valerie Faris, Jonathan Dayton

Starring: Abigail Breslin, Greg Kinnear, Toni Collette, Steve Carell

School Of Rock (2003)


After being kicked out of his rock band, Dewey Finn becomes a substitute teacher of an uptight elementary private school, only to try and turn them into a rock band. As he gets his privileged and precocious charges in touch with their inner rock 'n' roll animals, he imagines redemption at a local Battle of the Bands.

Genre: Comedy/Music

Director:  Richard Linklater 

Starring: Jack Black, Mike White, Joan Cusack.

Mr. Nobody (2009)


Mr. Nobody tells the life story of Nemo Nobody, a 118-year-old man who is the last mortal on Earth after the human race has achieved quasi-immortality. 

 Genre: Science Fiction/Fantasy

Director: Jaco Van Dormael

Starring: Jared Leto, Sarah Polley, Diane Kruger, Linh Dan Pham, Rhys Ifans, Natasha Little, Juno Temple, Toby Rego

Waking Life (2001)


Dreams. What are they? An escape from reality or reality itself?

A man shuffles through a dream meeting various people and discussing the meanings and purposes of the universe.

Genre: Animation/Drama/Fantasy

Director: Richard Linklater 

Starring:  Ethan Hawke, Trevor Jack Brooks,  Lorelei Linklater

Dazed and Confused (1993)


This one is easily a cult classic, it's a movie that made McConaughey a hero! We may be getting older, but Dazed and Confused will always stay the same age. It explores adventures of high school and junior high students on the last day of school in 1976.

Genre: Comedy

Director: Richard Linklater

Starring:  Jason London, Wiley Wiggins, Matthew McConaughey