A classic of American cinema, George Stevens' A Place in the Sun remains one of the silver screen's most tragic romances.
A playful delight with genuine global stakes, Star Trek IV is the easiest watch of the series and arguably the best for it.
A clumsier entry, Star Trek III tells a fantastic story continuation, but lacks urgency in the narrative to convey the desperation of these characters.
While overly patient to a fault, Star Trek's first turn toward feature length captures the franchise's central themes.
A smart approach to storytelling keeps A Quiet Place II focused on family, then pushing greater action and tension on top of it.
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.
Almost Famous is Cameron Crowe's greatest film, a fictionalized account of his heady days as a teenage music journalist.
Copycat cinema in the extreme, Another 48 Hrs follows the same plot beats as the first, but with busier action and less aesthetic nuance.
Walter Hill's steady directorial hand adds a distinctly crass, grounded tone to 48 Hrs, but time has sapped its comedic energy.
Last Train from Gun Hill is a taut, suspenseful Western from director John Sturges with Kirk Douglas.
Charlie Brown hits the big screen in the charming A Boy Named Charlie Brown, which adapts some of the best bits from Charles Schulz's comic strip.