"The Terminal" (2004). COUNTRY: United States. DIRECTOR: Steven Spielberg. SCREENWRITER: Sacha Gervasi & Jeff Nathanson (Story: Andrew Niccol). CAST: Tom Hanks, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Stanley Tucci, Chi McBride, Diego Luna, Eddie Jones, Barry Shabaka Henley, Zoe Saldana, Kumar Pallana
The Artist (2011) This modern-day silent film artfully recounts the poignant end of the silent-movie era in the late 1920s. The story contrasts the declining fortunes of a silent-screen superstar with his lover's rise to popularity as a darling of the "talkies."