You’re given the gift of sight for many reasons, but one of the best benefits is being able to witness all the beautiful sights in the world. Even those who have poor eyesight can rely on their trusty contact lenses or eyeglasses to help them see. Unfortunately, it isn’t every day we get to go out and see new delightful things — fortunately, the 21st century has brought about films that will blow your mind with their wonderful graphics and scenery!
Feast your eyes on these most visually stunning films you need to see:
Lord of the Rings
Lord of the Rings is a fantasy adventure film series with stunning cinematography and a dream-like setting. Best of all, the places actually exist! The film series were shot entirely in the unspoiled grounds of New Zealand in a span of eight years. The locations were, of course, digitally enhanced, but the actual locations are still equally breath-taking.
A movie that will tickle your imagination, Pan’s labyrinth is a thrilling experience for everyone. The imagination of the author is absolutely brilliant and the director’s creativity in recreating it into a movie is admirable. You’ll step into a whole new world as you follow Ophelia’s journey into discovering herself.
A truly epic sci-fi movie that tested the capabilities of technology in film making, Avatar was written way back in 1994 but was not filmed until the technology the film needed was available. The long wait was worth it though, as it was recognized as the movie with the best cinematography in 2010. Up to now, Avatar remains one of the highest grossing films sworldwide.
Giving life to the award winning book series by J.K. Rowling, the Harry Potter movie series are simply … magical. The imaginary world of wizards and witches as envisioned by Rowling came to life through these films, complete with flying dragons, Quidditch matches, failed spells, and the war against the Dark Lord and his Death Eaters. After watching it you’ll probably start believing Hogwarts actually exists and your weird neighbor might be a wizard in disguise! The movie’s graphics is exceptional and so realistic you’d re-watch this movie series over and over again.
It may seem quite complicate at first, but Sucker Punch truly pushed boundaries of institution films by portraying one story in three different worlds. Not to mention the gorgeous girls who can kick ass, Sucker punch will get you hooked! The variety of settings, costumes, cast, graphics and animation is sure to dazzle you.
Helter Skelter is a Japanese film about a woman obsessed with fame, beauty, and cosmetic surgery. A story revolving around this model/actress, the movie is full of stunning imagery and strange yet creative sets. It is a gripping and haunting movie that is a feast for the eyes, and a must-see even for people who aren’t particularly fond of Japanese films.
Life of Pi
Life of Pi is an inspiring movie about a boy who survives a shipwreck and struggles to survive out at sea — with a tiger that wants to eat him and yet is the very thing that keeps him alive and going. It’s a film that has touched truly touch lives with its message, shown along with the beauty of nature. The gorgeous cinematography will make you wish for a moment that you were Pi, beholding the stunning ocean view with your own eyes.
Technology has definitely stepped up and played a huge part in film making. There’s too many movies to watch and so little time. So start with your movie marathon and watch awesome movies all day! Don’t forget to grab some chips and drinks before anything else and remember to stay at a safe distance from the television as well as taking breaks between movies — we wouldn’t want your eyes to go bad now, would we?