A masterwork of American political angst and lower class anxieties, Taxi Driver retains its power because its uncomfortable authenticity.
The story of Social Network is still littered with memorable characters, a decade on the Facebook story has grown to make its origins almost irrelevant, if not diminishing the …
Attempting to bring intelligence into the sarcastic action genre, The Protege has moments of success between a familiar revenge story.
Socially and culturally ahead of it time, Anatomy of Murder finds a courtroom case worthy of a more open time in American history.
Classier than most drug/crime dramas, Carlito's Way brings a vintage feel to a genre that turned toward merciless violence, but that doesn't mean it works either.
Free Guy takes the crown of the best videogame movie because it understands and satirizes the culture.
Psychologically harrowing as a thriller and a captivating commentary, Silence of the Lambs retains its classic status through the decades.
Stanley Kubrick's A Clockwork Orange is his most provocative and visually stimulating classic.
Kathy Bates sells Misery's unnerving horror satire of the extreme religious right with gusto, and the blind cruelty is cinematic legend.
Lon Chaney Jr helps The Wolf Man overcome a fairly dry genre story by keeping the focus on character over horror.
James Whale's direction flawlessly balances The Invisible Man's horror and comedy, while not forgetting what makes the character compelling.
Bested only by its sequel, Universal's Frankenstein capably conveys the story's horror and compassion in a masterful way.