Wong Kar-wai’s arguable masterpiece is a sumptuous, meditative ode to unconsummated passion.
Sean Penn and Elizabeth Hurley set sail in this testament to Kathyrn Bigelow’s trend for aquatic turmoil.
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.
After digressing from the horror genre, Sam Raimi’s 2000 effort marked an affecting supernatural tale with solid performances.
Despite on-set conflict, Lars von Trier’s collaboration with Björk is still emotionally devastating and superb two decades later.
Cameron Crowe’s rock and roll dramedy may not be the most realistic tale, but it’s a keen mix of chaotic and crowd-pleasing.
Tarsem’s sci-fi/horror/serial killer drama suffered from an implausible plot, but remains a feast for the eyes.
Rough around the edges but fascinating nonetheless, Park Chan-wook’s breakout hit remains a signal of his later work.
20 years later, Roland Emmerich’s Revolutionary War drama skewers U.S. history and Mel Gibson’s persona without trying to—or realizing it.
Nicholas Hytner’s coming-of-age dance picture still holds a special place in the hearts of Milennial women twenty years on.
Brian De Palma’s bizarro, big-budget blastoff is rocky, but it remains an effectively fun entry in the director’s filmography.