Steeped in post-WWII anxieties, Karate Kid Part II involves a deep anti-war philosophy while bemoaning the westernized takeover of Japanese culture as it expands the series' characters.
An effortlessly smooth and timeless adaptation of the Jane Austen classic with outstanding lead performances from Emma Thompson, Alan Rickman and Kate Winslet.
Hopped up on wartime ambition and bravery, Guns of Navarone immortalizes British heroism in a glossy, expensive production.
Lost in translation, Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within is on the precipice of classic sci-fi, but turns to mush in trying to appease west/east cultures simultaneously.
Bizarrely discarding the series' norms, Underworld Awakening reverses the conflict, and messily introduces new concepts between numbing action scenes.
Slaves and uprisings fill in Underworld's lore somewhat needlessly, but Rise of the Lycans offers enough satisfying action to earn its keep.
Underworld isn't necessarily unique on its surface, but for a showy action series, it's at least trying to find depth.
Unnecessary as it is, Don't Breathe 2 finds a marginally interesting angle in a so-so attempt to build a franchise.
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 …
Socially and culturally ahead of it time, Anatomy of Murder finds a courtroom case worthy of a more open time in American history.
Stripes has its moments as a military based Animal House, but the anti-authority bent doesn't have enough bite coming from Ivan Reitman.