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A routine espionage thriller reveals its theme too late, leaving Black Widow without much purpose in the wider Marvel story arc, even if the action is impressive in spots.
A wonderful, patient children's adventure, Flight of the Navigator is steeped in NASA's shuttle era popularity and a bit of Cold War paranoia.
While not one for depth, Oh, God! You Devil is an easy, comedic watch that makes full use of George Burns.
A comfortable retread, Oh, God! Book II lacks the creative vision of a higher power from the first movie and feels more like something from movie day at a …
While clumsy and lacking the original story's bite, Something Wicked This Way Comes still maintains the core themes.
Gentle and delightful, Oh, God! is easy viewing with soft comedy provided by an enjoyable John Denver, with the assist by George Burns.
Shawshank Redemption legitimized the cliche prison movie, created indelible characters, and tore down a system by staying ambivalent toward violence. A masterwork.
A gory classic and perfect horror film, The Thing is a genre masterpiece that hasn't lost anything from the intervening decades.
A playful delight with genuine global stakes, Star Trek IV is the easiest watch of the series and arguably the best for it.
A clumsier entry, Star Trek III tells a fantastic story continuation, but lacks urgency in the narrative to convey the desperation of these characters.
A powerful and morally complex sequel, Star Trek II is the epitome of the franchise as it delves into religious and life-affirming challenges.