Hitchcock turns the mundane into a terror with The Birds, treating the animals like a force protecting old morals.
Psycho breaks with perceived norms circa the early 1960s, lashing out against a more open culture emerging from Puritan values.
Vertigo belies its '50s era origin through a devious story of lust, obsession, and desperation, leading to an engrossing thriller.
Rear Window's relentless paranoia captures post-war America in a confined, tension-driven space.
Trolls World Tour doesn't hold back its equality message to ensure kids understand, and doesn't hold any surprises in its delivery either.
If the reaction is to reflexively shy away from The Hunt, it's best to ask why that is since the satire is reflecting a current reality.
Jaws holds it status after 45 years not because its a memorable horror or monster movie, but for its ability to use the shark as a catalyst for change.
Arguably bettering even HG Wells' original story, the new take on The Invisible Man pairs flawlessly to modern times with a focus on the victims.
On a mission from God, the Blues Brothers see America through music, and exposing the many systemic faults in the process.
A hokey but entertaining serial from Hollywood's Golden Age, Jungle Queen features Nazis colliding with the Allies in Africa.
1917 isn't a film that revolutionizes war cinema with storytelling, but with technique that refuses to relent or offer a reprieve.
Dark Waters doesn't steer itself away from lawyer movie cliches, yet the central story is one of American complacency, security, and indifference.