Snatch blends its hyper violence with caricature comedy in a rapidly successful heist story that still holds up decades on.
Scott Pilgrim's message about earning self-confidence is likely lost amid the references and visuals, but it's too fun to care.
While typical thriller tropes fill time in the script, In the Line of Fire presents an engaging back-and-forth character drama.
A messy sequel to the videogame, Advent Children relies on extensive expository flashbacks to explain itself, losing itself in fan service and attempted mainstream appeal.
While whiffing its message, Last Action Hero has a blast sending up action movie tropes and Schwarzenegger runs with the material that mocks his own career.
While suffering from an incoherent final chapter, Kingsglaive sets up an engaging world of political nuance amid creative fiction.
Gattaca uses genetic tinkering to intelligently explore diversity and social bias through a successful sci-fi lens.
Messily edited and vapid, even by Paul W.S. Anderson videogame movie standards, Monster Hunter is a dud.
More an attempt to create a ludicrous theme park ride than movie, 2012's absurdities, stock characters, and lengthy runtime make this a bloated, empty spectacle.
Meant to draw attention to African Apartheid's appalling history, District 9 also finds a voice for any instance of cruel human inequality.
Far more fun than any expectation, 21 Jump Street is not only funny, but hones in on how quickly things change after high school.
22 Jump Street is the exact same movie as its predecessor and that's the joke. A funny one, too.