Cecil B. DeMille's The Ten Commandments remains one of the most important and successful Hollywood epics ever devised.
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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.
Whiplash explores exceptionalism and its cost in a tense, intelligent drama that's about more than the world of jazz.
Stanley Kubrick's potent anti-war story Full Metal Jacket remains a classic in deconstructing western militarism.
Jerry Maguire doesn't tear down or alter the romantic drama/comedy formula, but finds a finds purpose in its characters.
Still inspiring, Gandhi's source images stem from the early 1900s, yet remain powerful as people continue seeking equality.
Grandiose, lavish, and meticulous, Lawrence of Arabia's anti-war stance celebrates its hero as much as resenting his defeat.
Sentimental but pure enough, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington looks past its time to tell a political fable that works in any decade.