Terry Gilliam’s classic dystopian satire has only gotten more relevant since it came out. Brazil finds its humor in bleak places, mapping out an alternate reality where oppressive state-implemented paranoia makes everyone scared of each other.
It’s hard to decide who’s the worse villain: John Travolta or Nicolas Cage. And that’s exactly why Face/Off is the perfect mid-90s action thriller. Who do you root for? Unclear because the main characters switched faces, and it’s hard to tell who the good guy is. The effect is intoxicating.
Half-Life 2 has my favorite moment in any game. It’s this:
John Carpenter has films that are considered classics: Halloween, The Thing, They Live, Big Trouble in Little China. But the films he made after his heyday don’t get nearly enough love. One big example: Ghosts of Mars, which takes The Thing and mushes it into Assault on Precinct 13, except with way more graphic…
Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones is universally considered the worst Star Wars film. Upon rewatching it, it’s hard to disagree—but you do see lots of what George Lucas was trying to do. Most of which was unsuccessful. Welcome to our Star Wars movie rewatch!
When the eighth word of the first Star Wars movie is “taxation,” you know there’s going to be a problem. Welcome to our Star Wars movie rewatch!
Fifteen years ago, superhero movies were dead. Batman and Robin had all but killed them. We were two years away from Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man, five from Christopher Nolan’s Batman Begins and eight from the Marvel Cinematic Universe. So when audiences sat down for Unbreakable, no one was ready.
Super Mario World, which is a game about a plumber riding a dinosaur, is filled with rules that make absolutely no sense.