Media you need to experience before you die

A staggering amount of movies, video games and books are available to consumers these days, but certain titles stand out because of their sheer awesomeness.

Here is a list of some of the media that you must experience before you die:

Gladiator: This movie is filled with great action scenes, breathtaking visuals and powerful themes of honor, treachery, loyalty and revenge. Gladiator follows the story of General Maximus Decimous Meridious (Russell Crowe) and his quest to avenge his murdered family and honor the wishes of his dead emperor. This is a movie that will inspire you and has an ending so powerful that it’s likely to bring a tear to your eye.

The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien: This book chronicles the history of Middle Earth as it existed long before the events of the Lord of the Rings. This amazing piece of literature isn’t only a wonderful story in its own right, but gives readers an insight into the events that set up the Lord of the Rings, like how Sauron became the dark lord. Any fans of the Lord of the Rings movies or books, or fans of books in general owe it to themselves to check out this amazing epic.

Super Mario Bros. 3: This game is considered by many Mario fans to be the best game in the series. The learning curve is quick and easy and it inspires wonderful feelings of nostalgia. With a varied amount of exciting levels and awesome power-ups Super Mario Bros. 3 will keep viewers entertained for hours.

The Rush Hour Series: These movies focus on a Hong Kong police officer (Jackie Chan) and a Los Angeles cop (Chris Tucker) teaming up to battle the Chinese mafia. Both cops are ignorant of each other’s cultures and commit all sorts of cultural faux pas. These movies are some of the funniest ever made, and will have you laughing from beginning to end.

The Elder Scrolls III Morrowind: This computer game offers players an experience unlike anything they have ever encountered before. Although the game is nearly 10 years old, it remains a timeless classic still played by many today. Morrowind takes players to a strange and alien fantasy world where they can go anywhere and do anything they want in the massive and beautifully detailed world in the game. The storyline of the main quest is amazing and complex and there are tons of side quests and factions that the player can join.

Zombie Survival Guide by Max Brooks: This book will teach you how to survive when the zombies come for your brains. With an analysis on zombie physiology and behavior, as well as an extensive list of weapons and anti-zombie combat tactics, this book may save your life one day.

 

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Media you need to experience before you die

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