Shawshank Redemption legitimized the cliche prison movie, created indelible characters, and tore down a system by staying ambivalent toward violence. A masterwork.
Category: 4K Drama
Almost Famous is Cameron Crowe's greatest film, a fictionalized account of his heady days as a teenage music journalist.
A wonderfully conceived moral quandary is The Final Countdown's highlight, but is dimmed by some Cold War bravado and recruiting-focused action.
While typical thriller tropes fill time in the script, In the Line of Fire presents an engaging back-and-forth character drama.
One of Hollywood's classic musicals, My Fair Lady features impeccable performances by Rex Harrison and Audrey Hepburn.
Newman and Redford sell The Sting's depression-era swindle with class, grace, and mountains of charm.
Cecil B. DeMille's The Ten Commandments remains one of the most important and successful Hollywood epics ever devised.
While its central story follows pedestrian plotting, News of the World succeeds by exposing an ugly history through empathetic eyes.
Still relevant, Spike Lee's masterpiece Do the Right Thing balances countless characters and personalities to create believable racial tension.
While overburdened with schmaltz and coated nostalgic, Cinema Paradiso finds new meaning amid a changing movie marketplace.
V for Vendetta's world only gained in relevance over time, but its centrist, even fatalistic perspective never finds a solution.
Director David Ayers depicts inner city Latinx culture in Tax Collector but fails in offering any genuine context other than Hollywood violence.