Marvel Studios and Disney+’s latest series Moon Knight has quickly become many people’s favorite shows to watch right now and it is no surprise. The superhero series features Oscar Isaac as the titular character Moon Knight, but Isaac’s other identity is Marc Spector and Steven Grant, they are both personalities as Isaac’s character has a dissociative personality disorder in this series which plays a big part in the series’ story. Marc Spector is a mercenary who gets injured during an altercation near the moon god Khonshu’s tomb and that’s when Khonshu offers Marc that he can save him but he will have to live as the “fist of Khonshu”, and Marc agrees. Isaac brings a layer of complexity and whimsy to the characters of Marc and Steven in the series and if you loved him in Moon Knight, you should watch these 8 movies.
Operation Finale (2018)
Synopsis: This thrilling true story follows the 1960 covert mission of legendary Mossad agent Peter Malkin (Oscar Isaac, Golden Globe® winner for “Show Me A Hero”) as he infiltrates Argentina and captures Adolf Eichmann (Ben Kingsley, Academy Award® winner for “Gandhi”), the Nazi officer who masterminded the transportation logistics that brought millions of innocent Jews to their deaths in concentration camps.
The Addams Family (2019)
Synopsis: Based on the famous New Yorker creations of Charles Addams, this animated action-comedy follows the Addams family whose lives begin to unravel when they face-off against a crafty reality-TV host while also preparing for their extended family to arrive for a major celebration, Addams-style. Starring the voices of Oscar Isaac, Charlize Theron, Chloë Grace Moretz, Finn Wolfhard, Nick Kroll, Better Midler and Allison Janney!
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Synopsis: Lena, a biologist and former soldier, joins a mission to uncover what happened to her husband inside “Area X” — a sinister and mysterious phenomenon that is expanding across the American coastline. Once inside, the expedition discovers a world of mutated landscapes and creatures, as dangerous as it is beautiful, that threatens both their lives and their sanity. Based on the novel by Jeff VanderMeer.
Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)
Synopsis: A week in the life of a struggling young singer-songwriter as he tries to make it big in New York’s folk scene of the early 1960s. In the midst of a relentless New York winter, with no job, money, or place to live, down-on-his-luck musician Llewyn Davis spends his days flicking through his address book trying to find a bed, or a floor for the night. If things weren’t bad enough, his musical partner has ended it all by jumping off of a bridge, and his lover Jean, who just happens to be the wife of his best friend Jim, has told him that she’s pregnant and wants an abortion. In a last ditch bid to shed his hand-to-mouth existence, Davis, with his ever-present pet cat in tow, sets out on a road trip to Chicago in the hope of resurrecting his music career by impressing local promoter Bud Grossman.
The Card Counter (2021)
Synopsis: Redemption is the long game in Paul Schrader’s The Card Counter. Told with Schrader’s trademark cinematic intensity, the revenge thriller tells the story of an ex-military interrogator turned gambler haunted by the ghosts of his past decisions, and features riveting performances from stars Oscar Isaac, Tiffany Haddish, Tye Sheridan and Willem Dafoe.
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Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)
Synopsis: Visionary director J.J. Abrams brings to life the motion picture event of a generation. As Kylo Ren and the sinister First Order rise from the ashes of the Empire, Luke Skywalker is missing when the galaxy needs him most. It’s up to Rey, a desert scavenger, and Finn, a defecting stormtrooper, to join forces with Han Solo and Chewbacca in a desperate search for the one hope of restoring peace to the galaxy.
Synopsis: Oscar nominee Denis Villeneuve (Arrival, Blade Runner 2049) directs Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures’ Dune, the big-screen adaptation of Frank Herbert’s seminal bestseller of the same name. A mythic and emotionally charged hero’s journey, “Dune” tells the story of Paul Atreides, a brilliant and gifted young man born into a great destiny beyond his understanding, who must travel to the most dangerous planet in the universe to ensure the future of his family and his people. As malevolent forces explode into conflict over the planet’s exclusive supply of the most precious resource in existence—a commodity capable of unlocking humanity’s greatest potential—only those who can conquer their fear will survive. The film stars Oscar nominee Timothée Chalamet (Call Me by Your Name, Little Women), Rebecca Ferguson (Stephen King’s Doctor Sleep, Mission: Impossible – Fallout), Oscar Isaac (the Star Wars franchise) Oscar nominee Josh Brolin (Milk, Avengers: Infinity War), Stellan Skarsgård (HBO’s Chernobyl, Avengers: Age of Ultron), Dave Bautista (the Guardians of the Galaxy films, Avengers: Endgame), Stephen McKinley Henderson (Fences, Lady Bird), Zendaya (Spider-Man: Homecoming, HBO’s Euphoria), Chang Chen (Mr. Long, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon), David Dastmalchian (Blade Runner 2049, The Dark Knight), Sharon Duncan-Brewster (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Netflix’s Sex Education), with Oscar nominee Charlotte Rampling (45 Years, Assassin’s Creed), with Jason Momoa (Aquaman, HBO’s Game of Thrones), and Oscar winner Javier Bardem (No Country for Old Men, Skyfall).
Ex Machina (2014)
Synopsis: Alex Garland, writer of 28 Days Later and Sunshine, makes his directorial debut with the stylish and cerebral thriller, Ex Machina. Caleb Smith (Domhnall Gleeson), a programmer at an internet-search giant, wins a competition to spend a week at the private mountain estate of the company’s brilliant and reclusive CEO, Nathan Bateman (Oscar Isaac). Upon his arrival, Caleb learns that Nathan has chosen him to be the human component in a Turing Test—charging him with evaluating the capabilities, and ultimately the consciousness, of Nathan’s latest experiment in artificial intelligence. That experiment is Ava (Alicia Vikander), a breathtaking A.I. whose emotional intelligence proves more sophisticated––and more deceptive––than the two men could have imagined.