Uniquely told British horror, The Abominable Snowman tells a story of cultures at odds, and science bringing reason to extraordinary circumstances.
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While engaging and evocative, Joker draws draws its protagonist with far too much empathy given the nature of this character.
While breezy and cheerful in the early going, Knight of Shadows drifts from its family-film identity into a dark afterlife romance.
A better wealth fable than a comedy, Richard Prior and John Candy can't spark Brewster's Millions to success, but it's a perfect '80s story.
Buster Keaton succeeded again in Our Hospitality, a story of feuding families given life through full scale train stunts, dangerous rapids, and sight gags.
While familiar, safe, and even predictable in its method, Rise of Skywalker does what's needed to close a saga concerned with totalitarians and the families who fight back.
Bringing Christmas spirit to a cold, corporate world, The Santa Clause brings gooey sentimentality to a family story, but that works in context.
With more energy and brazen story ideas, Santa Clause 2 isn't a great movie, but embraces escapism to tell a unique Christmas tale.
The better of the two sequels, The Santa Clause 3 brings the series' themes to a proper close, even if the humor only rises to a sitcom level.
Relentlessly cynical and hilarious, Christmas Vacation brought the American holiday experience into the '80s, screaming the entire way.
Rambo: Last Blood ignores the character's origins for something vengeful and outrageously violent to close John Rambo's legacy.
Uniquely structured and told, Aquarela tells the story of water in all forms, from northern ice to its transformation into dangerous weather.