5 Visually Stunning Films You Have Probably Never Heard Of

We all remember that scene when Jack holds Rose in Titanic, or that trippy moment during Inception when the city bends into the sky. The “moving picture,” as literal as it sounds, is a rare storytelling medium where the visually stunning movies element is at least as important as the plot, soundtrack, and characters. Oftentimes, detailed and consistent visuals set the atmosphere of the movie and deliver a truly immersive experience, albeit into the strangest and most imaginative worlds. Here are five movies that you will wish you experienced on the big screen. They are also relatively obscure, so not your Grand Budapest Hotel, Big Fish, Tree of Life and certainly not Avatar.

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5 best Godzilla movies of all time

Godzilla — or “Gojira” as he’s known in Japan — has been delighting moviegoers and destroying Tokyo for five decades now. The sum total of his screen appearances is 28 films plus one very bad Hollywood outing, with another U.S. remake set for 2012. But which of his films truly stand apart from the pack of men-in-rubber-suits that make up the kaiju eiga (monster movie) genre? Here’s the short list of my personal favorites.

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The 20 Best Episodes of ‘Parks and Recreation’

NBC’s Parks and Recreation may be over, but we will always cherish out memories of the town of Pawnee, Indiana. We’ve watched as Leslie Knope tirelessly worked to improve a town that’s slogan used to be “First in Friendship, Fourth in Obesity.” Best parks and rec episodes took a farcical look at the relationship between small-town governments and their often ill-informed citizenry; it showed the hypocrisy of elected officials when it comes to their personal and professional lives. It provoked debate about government overstepping its bounds and infringing on personal freedoms. By using comedy, the show explored hot-button issues such as sex education, gay marriage and the difference between a pony and a miniature horse. Leslie Knope and her friends may be moving on, but like the citizens of Pawnee, we’re all better off for having known them. Here are the best episodes of the series.

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