Inglorious Basterds never holds back in showing cruelty or violence, mastering the Nazi-sploitation for something that's as rich as it is exploitative.
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A sensational, smart comic book story, Unbreakable is better now than on release.
Shawshank Redemption legitimized the cliche prison movie, created indelible characters, and tore down a system by staying ambivalent toward violence. A masterwork.
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.