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.
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.
David Fincher’s bleak, gruesome murder mystery packed a punch audiences have never forgotten.
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.
William Peter Blatty’s third entry in the vaunted horror series had a rocky road to the screen, and deserves its own stab at salvation.
David Lynch’s 1990 thriller remains a scintillating, if inessential, piece of the filmmaker’s gonzo catalog.
Jack Nicholson’s disastrously-received sequel to Chinatown is far more interesting than its reputation implies.
In 2005, Disney showed us what a superhero high school would look like — the results are fun, but they fall short of their deconstructive potential.
Say what you will about Kevin Costner’s disasterpiece, but it’s a reminder of the time when studios were willing to wade into uncharted seas.
A look back at a time when “the internet” was portrayed as a mysterious boogeyman that could destroy your life.
Lawrence Kasdan’s 1985 throwback Western is overstuffed, but 35 years later boasts loads of charm.
Four decades later, Zucker, Abrahams, and Zucker’s pitch-perfect disaster spoof is the template for the absurdist movie parody.
20 years later, Roland Emmerich’s Revolutionary War drama skewers U.S. history and Mel Gibson’s persona without trying to—or realizing it.
Ron Howard’s gripping historical space thriller teaches us a lot about frustrated expectations in our current moment (and the resolve to overcome them).