It is very nice to be a tech geek having a taste of movies. The gaze in which a technology enthusiast is portrayed in film has changed to much extent. There is no short of fine movies of those who are tech lovers. Let us explore the list of top 10 best movies for modern tech geeks.
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10. Iron Man/Iron Man 2
It is one of the best comic book films of recent years. The Iron Man, and its sequel Iron Man 2 managed to win the hearts of worldwide audience. The two movies received various awards, and are great for tech geeks.
Avatar is one of the most successful motion pictures of all time. This is a technically close-to-perfect film. The movie was directed by James Cameron, and was filmed using a 3D camera system. This film has set the tone of how we can use technology to go further in the race and competition.
8. Minority Report
This movie was released in 2002. What makes it wonderful is its realistic and quite frankly. It gives us an overview of how the world would look like by 2054. Steven Spielberg had to work a lot with technology innovators and researchers while the making of this movie.
7. 2001: A Space Odyssey
This film is an expansion of Sir Arthur C. Clarke’s short story, “The Sentinel”. The movie was released in 1968. It is true that this was not a big hit, but managed to get enough appreciations the world over. The movie has a lot of interesting scenes to make the tech geeks occupied.
WALL-E is the story of a lonely, forgotten robot who loves Hello, Dolly. How this robot finds the love is what talked about in this film. It is almost free from dialogues, but is incredibly impressive. For tech lovers, this is a fantastic film.
5. TRON: Legacy
When the original TRON was released in 1982, it was a breakthrough. Following it came the second version, TRON: Legacy. This is a highly impressive movie, combined with enough technical visuals and 3D motions.
4. The Social Network
The Social Network is another great movie for tech geeks. It has effectively captured the experiences of hacking code. The film talks much about Facebook. It was honored by the National Board of Review.
Christopher Nolan, from Memento to The Dark Knight to Inception, managed to create high-fi movies. This particular movie has great visuals, and is available on Blu-ray and DVD.
2. We Live in Public
In her award winning documentary, We Live in Public, Ondi Timoner has profiled Josh Harris, a dot com millionaire of the Web 1.0 bubble. This is an excellent film, and carries a wonderful story.
This is another great film for tech geeks. It is an exploration of the imminent energy transitions from fossil fuels to other sources of energy. The visuals and graphics of this film are superb. Produced by SubmarineChannel, this is a worth checking film.
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