A token of the aughts and a swan song for Mike Nichols, this 2007 drama runs on more hermetically sealed Aaron Sorkin writing to okay results.
With loss of control dressed up in nutty numerology, Joel Schumacher’s 2007 thriller is a flawed thematic tie-in to his other work.
A puzzle of a thriller, Sidney Lumet’s final film slides its script and performances together with ease.
Frank Darabont’s adaptation of the Stephen King story is one of the bleakest, most nihilistic takes on his material.
2007’s Stephen King thriller is a wonderfully economic take on the horror writer’s sensibilities, a real-time flytrap you can’t help getting stuck in.
Todd Haynes’ unconventional take on the life of Bob Dylan turned the concept of myth & reality on its head.
By channeling Burton’s outsized whimsy into something darker, consistent, and more constrained, Sweeney Todd succeeds in ways his other adaptations fail.