Cinema is filled with scenes which capture brilliance. Whether in the way they contrast emotions, surprise the viewer, or bring subtle plot points to their conclusion, these scenes are notable for their “wow” factor and their memorability. They have power.
I submit that the five (well, six if you count the Honorable Mention) scenes I show here are some of the best, most artful scenes of cinematic history.
WARNING: Spoiler Alert. The movies below are all years-old classics, but the discussion will divulge aspects that you may not wish to read if you have not seen them but plan on doing so. Read no further unless you accept that.