#113: The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

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Frodo and Sam are trekking to Mordor to destroy the One Ring of Power while Gimli, Legolas and Aragorn search for the orc-captured Merry and Pippin. All along, nefarious wizard Saruman awaits the Fellowship members at the Orthanc Tower in Isengard.

#126: Infernal Affairs

6v86wopd9nqf9hj0e3jxkcl5ztg#126 – Infernal Affairs, (無間道), 2002, Andrew Lau & Alan Mak

Chan Wing Yan, a young police officer, has been sent undercover as a mole in the local mafia. Lau Kin Ming, a young mafia member, infiltrates the police force. Years later, their older counterparts, Chen Wing Yan and Inspector Lau Kin Ming, respectively, race against time to expose the mole within their midst.


#136: Lilya 4-ever

ttyz3qkdlqddehnqxdzfn5lqeuo#136 – Lilya 4-ever, (Lilja 4-Ever), 2002, Lukas Moodysson

Lilya lives in poverty and dreams of a better life. Her mother moves to the United States and abandons her to her aunt, who neglects her. Lilya hangs out with her friends, Natasha and Volodya, who is suicidal. Desperate for money, she starts working as a prostitute, and later meets Andrei. He offers her a good job in Sweden, but when Lilya arrives her life quickly enters a downward spiral.

#154: Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance

fooopolgstu6zdjahhgfjuwkpgj#154 – Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance, (복수는 나의 것), 2002, Park Chan-wook

This is the story of Ryu, a deaf man, and his sister, who requires a kidney transplant. Ryu’s boss, Park, has just laid him off, and in order to afford the transplant, Ryu and his girlfriend develop a plan to kidnap Park’s daughter. Things go horribly wrong, and the situation spirals rapidly into a cycle of violence and revenge.


#287: The Twilight Samurai

3cwspgrwxeptbjmcrxcwpxwgw11#287 – The Twilight Samurai, (たそがれ清兵衛), 2002, Yoji Yamada

Seibei Iguchi leads a difficult life as a low ranking samurai at the turn of the nineteenth century. A widower with a meager income, Seibei struggles to take care of his two daughters and senile mother. New prospects seem to open up when the beautiful Tomoe, a childhood friend, comes back into he and his daughters’ life, but as the Japanese feudal system unravels, Seibei is still bound by the code of honor of the samurai and by his own sense of social precedence. How can he find a way to do what is best for those he loves?

#351: The Pianist

iunmxwkoi7vk17ob3g2hwwjghsr#351 – The Pianist, 2002, Roman Polanski

The true story of pianist Władysław Szpilman’s experiences in Warsaw during the Nazi occupation. When the Jews of the city find themselves forced into a ghetto, Szpilman finds work playing in a café; and when his family is deported in 1942, he stays behind, works for a while as a laborer, and eventually goes into hiding in the ruins of the war-torn city.

#667: 28 Days Later

bytieil0nfpb00vzgjtaje4o5kn#667 – 28 Days Later, 2002, Danny Boyle

Twenty-eight days after a killer virus was accidentally unleashed from a British research facility, a small group of London survivors are caught in a desperate struggle to protect themselves from the infected. Carried by animals and humans, the virus turns those it infects into homicidal maniacs – and it’s absolutely impossible to contain.