Buying Guide: Someone I love likes movies where nothing happens.
It’s December and maybe you can’t figure out what to get that someone in your life who likes movies where nothing happens. Or maybe you like movies where nothing happens. (I do!) These moves all have a plot. But they are the kind of movies that might inspire a Redbox review of this ilk: Oh my god, so BORING. Nothing happens!!!!!
Here’s a list to rescue you.
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Really great recent movies where not much happens, but you still feel so much when it’s over.
Clouds of Sils Maria. (Review here.) There are too many guys on this list, so we’re going back in time a few years. Famous actress, her assistant and the younger actress who is playing the role that made her famous. Buy this.
Call Me by Your Name (Review here.) Okay, this is probably the plottiest on this list, but it’s a meander-y plot. But perfect for a cold winter’s day, when a summer in the Italian countryside is just what the doctor ordered. Buy this.