Mira Nair turns a dreary novel into something bright and beautiful, and changed how we looked at it.
David Fincher’s syrupy historical fantasy is as sumptuously filmed as it is shallowly written.
Arguably one of David Fincher’s best films, Zodiac focuses on the tedium of a murder investigation, rather than the crimes themselves.
One of David Fincher’s more straightforward suspense thrillers, Panic Room finds that greed always levels the playing ground.
Kathryn Bigelow’s most recent film is a brutal, unblinking look at police brutality.
Kathryn Bigelow’s Oscar winning drama tossed aside the bombastic, jingoistic cliches of war pictures in favor of something more chilling.
Kathryn Bigelow’s vision of a grim future was mostly rejected by audiences — now we’re living in it.
Swayze’s thrill-seeking bank-robber is a magnetic blast to hang out with. And he’s a blinkered, reckless fool who does a massive amount of harm.
Initially a box office flop, Kathryn Bigelow’s stylish horror-Western became an iconic cult classic.
Kathryn Bigelow’s directorial debut has its standout elements but is overall too detached for its own good.
Sam Raimi and Sharon Stone’s quickdraw revenger is stylish and skillfully crafted.
Park Chan-wook’s most recent film is an erotically charged but non-salacious look at women finding shelter & understanding in each other.
Park Chan-wook’s take on vampire movies is bleak, creepy and undeniably sexy.
Despite its future A-list cast & spooky atmosphere, “Blood Creek” is an incoherent misstep for the versatile director.
Joel Schumacher inexplicably drained Andrew Lloyd Webber’s legendary Broadway musical of every bit of its camp and queerness.
Joel Schumacher’s second go at the Batman franchise has its undeniable charms, but relied too much on tired stereotypes.
Joel Schumacher’s ninth feature adapts John Grisham’s usual action nonsense with depth & sensitivity.
Joel Schumacher’s fun, stylish take on teen vampires both ushered in “MTV horror” & acknowledged young female horror fans.