The Untouchables is a pure Hollywood example of "print the legend," willing to engage in old time, violent justice to make heroes from bogus laws.
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Well translated from the source videogames, Uncharted is perfectly forgettable entertainment that if nothing else, exposes the material's limitations for storytelling.
An early take on a "geeks inherit the earth" story, True Romance turns its movie-adoring hero into a character in a pure Hollywood thriller.
Infinite whiffs at using sci-fi for a deeper purpose, instead falling to heavy exposition and bland digital chases.
Fan service won't sustain Spider-Man: No Way Home long term, but it's an emotionally powerful and nuanced take on being a superhero that will last.
Eternals is a mature, surprisingly rich tale of creation and humanism, but ponderously slow as it doles out exposition to set up Marvel's theological grounding.
RoboCop remains a startling, meaningful dark satire that's lost none of its power or entertainment value over the decades.
The King's Men's tonally odd style blends real world war history, creative action, and wonky fiction that never feels comfortable.
Accurate in its attempt to replicate the videogames, Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City hits a few action beats and not much else.
Escape from L.A. is either a masterpiece of high camp and political satire or a dismal cornball sequel stuck in the '90s. It's the latter, unfortunately.
A movie successful by its raw entertainment value, Curse of the Black Pearl has fun with anti-heroes and history, giving the grand Hollywood spectacle a send-off.
The Great Escape remains one of the great WWII movies for its showcase of bravado, perseverance, and endlessly entertaining characters.