While overburdened with schmaltz and coated nostalgic, Cinema Paradiso finds new meaning amid a changing movie marketplace.
Category: 4K Drama
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.
More than its stars or technique, The Deer Hunter searches for an uncomfortable truth about war and its impact on working class communities.
Still relevant, John Singleton's honest reflection of his own experiences comes together in Boyz n the Hood.
Gentle and calming, even A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood's style represents Mr. Rogers' method in a genuine tribute.