Children of the Corn worked in the context of its time, and isn't without relevance now, but is a shoestring horror production lacking in thrills.
Luca explores the complexities of growing up through a colorful world, touching on racism and bigotry as it tells a simple fable that's enjoyable Pixar.
An arduous, confusing narrative disaster, Dune's success lies entirely on its masterful effects and bold visual designs.
Asinine, ridiculous, and infinitely fun, G.I. Joe Retaliation better gets the brand than the previous film.
Lost between paying tribute to a toy line and playing to modern military action, Rise of Cobra never finds its tone.
Snatch blends its hyper violence with caricature comedy in a rapidly successful heist story that still holds up decades on.
While not memorable, Mortal Kombat successfully channels the videogame series and its violence, along with a movie-stealing performance by Josh Lawson.
Almost Famous is Cameron Crowe's greatest film, a fictionalized account of his heady days as a teenage music journalist.
Scott Pilgrim's message about earning self-confidence is likely lost amid the references and visuals, but it's too fun to care.
Surreal, bizarre, and utterly enchanting, Willy Wonka bounces all over the spectrum in delivering a multitude of messages in the vein of Grimm.
A wonderfully conceived moral quandary is The Final Countdown's highlight, but is dimmed by some Cold War bravado and recruiting-focused action.
Infamous, messy, and tonally bizarre, Howard the Duck's greatest lesson is in treating the source material with respect.