Soapbox: 15 ‘Confusing’ Movies That Are Actually So Easy To Understand

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Even if you are confused by 2001: A Space Odyssey, at least it looks purty!

If there’s a common criticism levelled at films by moviegoers, it’s that they can be too hard to understand. Whilst some audience members enjoy the exciting sensation that comes with piecing together what a movie actually means, plenty of people just want to be entertained, not bewildered.

However, while some flicks are indeed a chore to follow – sometimes intentionally so (although not always!) – often times, they’re actually not that hard to figure out, with just a little effort. And why shouldn’t viewers meet filmmakers half way, when it comes investing themselves in the narrative?

After all, while we all enjoy the satisfaction of switching off our brains and relaxing in front of a film with a straightforward plot, there’s also something to be said for movies that force us to use our grey matter.

Sure, films by directors like Stanley Kubrick, Christopher Nolan, and Terry Gilliam may leave us scratching our heads at first, but the “Eureka!” moment when it all clicks into place – either in the cinema or days later – is always worth it.

With that in mind, this list takes a look at 15 “Confusing” Movies That Are Actually So Easy To Understand if you’re prepared to use the ol’ noodle, that is!

This post was written exclusively for Screen Rant – click here to read the full article

Soapbox: 15 ‘Confusing’ Movies That Are Actually So Easy To Understand

Anatomy Lesson: “God is in the rain”

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Those who don’t die of pneumonia contracted during their dramatic rain-soaked re-awakening almost always go on to great things

It’s Guy Fawkes Day/Bonfire Night here in the UK, and that means it must be time for another V for Vendetta-themed article.

For this year’s 5 November hit-out, we’re going to take a look back at one of the best scenes in the film version of this classic comic book by Alan Moore and David Lloyd: Evey’s rooftop rebirth.

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Anatomy Lesson: “God is in the rain”

Deja Review: V for Vendetta

Hugo Weaving as V in V for Vendetta.
“Heyyyy – didn’t you do this review already?”

What’s this? Another review of V for Vendetta? Has The Pop Culture Studio run out of ideas already, less than a month since the site first launched? Fear not, gentle reader, for rather than being a retread of the original review, this post concerns itself with the 2006 film adaptation of the classic 1980s comic by Alan Moore and David Lloyd.

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Deja Review: V for Vendetta