So, lately, I got curious. I wanted to know what the wonderful people behind this site, the Moviepilot creators, had chosen to be their favourite films. And what I've found is that an amazingly large number of you find that one of the entries in the The Lord Of The Rings series to be their favourite film! But i'm here to share with you some of the other favourites, so lets jump right in!
Adam Bosher - Batman: Assault on Arkham
First on my list is submitted by Adam Bosher, and it's the 2014 animation Batman: Assault On Arkham. Set in the universe of the Arkham game series developed by Rocksteady, Assault On Arkham follows several members of the Suicide Squad, who are tasked with breaking in to Arkham Asylum. Once in, they must contend with both the asylums inmates, and the caped crusader, as they attmept to complete their mission. The film includes a number of iconic Batman villains, including Harley Quinn, The Joker, The Penguin, and Deadshot.
Joe Grove - Toy Story
Ah, one of my personal favourites. If you haven't seen Toy Story yet, then where have you been for the past 10 years? For those few of you who don't know what Toy Story is, it's a film about a boy named Andy, whose favourite toy is a cowboy doll called, Woody. However, when Andy starts to take more of a liking to the all-new Buzz Lightyear doll, Woody gets a little jealous. Cue one of the most heartwarming animated films in years, with some brilliant voice acting form the likes of Tom Hanks, and you get Toy Story. Seriously, watch it.
Amy Martin - Beetlejuice
Say it three times. I dare you to do it. This Tim Burton classic follows three ghosts: a recently deceased couple haunting their former home, and a devious ghost, Betelgeuse, who serves as a "bio-exorcist", hired by the couple to scare off the new inhabitants of the house. The film has developed quite a large cult following, and in January 2015, a sequel was announced. Lets hope it's as good as the original.
Erin Kollar - 2001: A Space Odyssey
Effectively the Godfather of Sci-Fi movies, Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey has set the benchmark for AI-based flicks, such as I, Robot, and even The Terminator series. In the movie, humanity has discovered an artificial object buried on the moon, and sends a crew to investigate, guided by the AI HAL 9000. HAL slowly turns on the humans, and i'm going to stop talking there. This film is simply too brilliant to risk spoiling.
Jacob Craig - Scott Pilgrim vs. The World
Last but not least, who doesn't love a good old-fashioned arcade game/movie? Scott Pilgrim vs. The World follows, you guessed it, Scott Pilgrim, who must defeat his new girlfriend's seven evil exes. With the comedic awkwardness of Michael Cera, crossed with the arcade-style graphics and boss battle-esque fight scenes, the film is an absolute must-watch, and one of my personal favourites on this list.