The futuristic religious allegory set to a disco-rock soundtrack turns 40 this week, & must be seen to be believed.
Ron Howard’s live-action take on the Dr. Seuss classic remains a crass & unpleasant mess that has the gall to present an anti-materialism message.
Jean-Luc Godard’s tale of fractured romance and love on the run, is one of the most fearsome, rebellious works of his career.
Pegged upon release as a retread of previous work, William Friedkin’s neo-noir is something altogether different.
Lovecraft adaptations have never been better or more gruesome, even 35 years later.
The underrated psychological thriller turns 40 & finds a new audience on Shudder.
Guillermo del Toro’s criminally overlooked ode to Daphne du Maurier turns five, and it’s as potent as ever.
An under-appreciated work from the filmmaker and a career rebound, Martin Scorsese’s screwball comedy remains one of a kind.
Despite on-set conflict, Lars von Trier’s collaboration with Björk is still emotionally devastating and superb two decades later.
A noticeable step up in their artistry at the time, the Coen brothers’ gangster pastiche remains the duo’s crown jewel.
David Fincher’s Facebook drama remains a bright spot in Aaron Sorkin’s filmography in how it skewers male entitlement.
Misinterpreted upon its release, Woody Allen’s 1980 comedy is a worthy riff on the likes of 8 1/2 and Sullivan’s Travels.
Something of an unsung classic, Tony Bill’s directorial debut precedes and exceeds its John Hughes peers of the era.
David Fincher’s bleak, gruesome murder mystery packed a punch audiences have never forgotten.
Paul Verhoeven’s infamous 1995 satire isn’t Camp going by Susan Sontag’s definition, but it is one of the great American movies.
Robert Rodriguez’s official arrival on the major-studio film scene remains a riotous, stylish pulp actioner.
Kirsten Dunst and Gabrielle Union’s cheerful high-school comedy finds ways to pepper charming rivalry with digs at cultural theft.
Tarsem’s sci-fi/horror/serial killer drama suffered from an implausible plot, but remains a feast for the eyes.