Stephen King produces and writes the screenplay for this mostly faithful adaptation of The Stand, even if the apocalyptic setting is limited by a television budget.
Christopher Walken gives a performance worth watching in Dead Zone, even if the movie takes too long getting to the story's heart.
Silver Bullet sticks to a formula, but approaches things with more honesty, if not a consistent tone.
Amy Heckerling's hilarious parody of pampered teenagers in Beverly Hills, Clueless features Alicia Silverstone's starmaking turn as a vapid teen confused about love.
Patrick Swayze and Demi Moore ooze chemistry in the hauntingly romantic Ghost with humorous touches by director Jerry Zucker.
Airplane's delicate balance of puns, parody, and punchy one-liners solidifies its place among the greatest comedies ever made.
One of the screen's great alien invasion stories, War of the Worlds represents a creative peak and unique religiously-focused allegory.
John Hughes remixed his formula when writing Pretty in Pink, a story letdown by its ending that chooses to ignore the message.
Likely the best outcome for a live action Sonic the Hedgehog movie sticks to safe, proven formula and mild humor.
Elvis Presley's most capable dramatic performance headlines the entertaining musical drama, King Creole, from Michael Curtiz.
Days of Thunder repeats movie history to an exacting degree, and while an entertaining watch, the story is a listless jumble.
It's hard not to be drawn in by Top Gun's lavish, theatrical presentation even if its routine story does nothing unpredictable.