“Everything a lie. Everything you hear, everything you see. So much to spew out. They just keep coming, one after another. You’re in a box. A moving box. They want you dead, or in their lie…There’s only one thing a man can do – find something that’s his, and make an island for himself. If I never meet you in this life, let me feel the lack; a glance from your eyes, and my life will be yours.”- First Sgt. Edward Welsh, The Thin Red Line.
The films that make you realize you’re essentially a mind in a box are generally my favorite. Dealing with the internal struggles of the characters in relation to the external ones that seem frivolous yet mysterious at the same time, these films capture what it really FEELS like to be a human being.
They also generally have a really sweet ass score and narration as well.Read less