Feminist movies come in all shapes and forms. Forget the cash grab remakes! Here are the ones that made real impacts.
Like cop shows, gangster shows can easily fall into boring tropes and clichés. Here are the best gang TV shows that are unique.
Not only do these counterculture movies explore alternative movements, but they're captivating and iconic!
This indie film company has produced some of the best movies of the century. Don't miss the best A24 movies worth watching!
Check out my favorite movies about drug-addicted characters who struggle through rehab and fight to turn their lives around.
For cinephiles, it's always a treat when the director of a movie makes a small appearance in their own film. Here are some iconic examples!
Want a heavy dose of laughter with your time travel, aliens, and space war plots? Check out these incredible sci-fi comedy movies!
These movies are the ones where characters have to face down a looming apocalypse that threatens humankind.
Sitting down to a well-made musical movie is an experience like no other. Here are the best ones to watch if you haven't yet!
Few movies are as inspirational as the ones where disadvantaged heroes win against all odds. Check out our favorite underdog movies!
Remember the 1990s? We got so many great movies during those years. Here are the most decade-defining movies of the 90s!
There are over 700 episodes of The Simpsons. Here are the best Simpsons episodes that represent the show's high points.
These modern black-and-white movies from after the turn of the millennium use the monochrome aesthetic to striking effect.
So many exciting movies are slated to release this year. Here are the films I'm looking forward to the most in 2024!
Tired of happy endings? These movies don't wrap up in neat little bows. Instead, they're sad, unfortunate, or shocking.
Origin story movies are tough to do well because they've been done to death and it's hard to make them unique—but it can be done!
Shakespeare is best known for his dramatic plays, and many of them were adapted into (or inspired) movies worth watching.
It's one thing to be stranded in the desert or lost in a jungle, but snowy icescapes can be harsher and more unforgiving.
These movies all feature female detectives who are just as competent—if not more—than their male counterparts.
These movies about divorce and breakups explore the many sides to broken romantic relationships.
The counterculture nature of glam rock and punk music make them both perfect subjects for movies and documentaries!
In a genre dominated by men, these detective TV shows shine with female leads who are unlike the usual detectives you know.
It takes skill to do product placement well, especially when it's for a mainstream movie. Here are some of the most iconic examples.
What to do when you're a foodie who's stuck at home? Maybe watch these incredible movies about foods and the ones who prepare them.
The Roaring Twenties remains one of the most iconic and stylish decades in modern history. These movies exemplify those years.
These movies all utilize hypnosis or mind control to force their characters into fascinating, thrilling, or unusual situations!
We're in the golden age of adult animated television! Here are the best adult cartoons to check out if you haven't yet.
What is beauty? Is it skin deep or is there more to it? These great movies explore the subject of beauty in various important ways.
Maybe the thing you need right now is a sad, poignant film that can unravel your soul and get you bawling like never before.
Here are the best movies featuring Ryan Gosling that are totally worth watching if you haven't yet.
In crafting remarkable tales, the greatest films use more than just plot and characters. Color palettes can say a lot without words!
Jazz is a wild subject for cinema. These incredible films show jazz from all angles, opening it up in ways you'd never expect.
Adapting books to cinema is never easy, especially when the source material is sensitive. These war movies did it right.
The best inspirational movies explore the value of life through deep characters without resorting to preachy messaging.
Sleep (or the lack of it) is such an interesting subject for cinema, especially with how it can affect characters in many ways.
Words do a lot of heavy lifting, but some of our favorite characters in television history never said a thing (or close to it).
Autism is rarely featured in cinema, and it's even rarer to see an autistic protagonist. These movies took that to task and succeeded!
Movie killers are often men, but women have been catching up. Here are some of the best female characters who kill.
Addiction isn't easy to portray without going over the top. These TV characters are the best when it comes to small-screen addicts.
You'd think they'd be boring, but characters of religious authority can make for some intensely compelling drama. Check these out!
Close male friendships are underrepresented in cinema, so these movies with bromances are just wonderful to see.
Some movies stand out for their techniques—like the POV shot, which fundamentally changes the cinema experience.
A change in aspect ratio can signal all kinds of interesting meanings. Here are some of our favorite examples where movies did it well.
Some of the best movies feature a main character whose reality comes crashing down around them in dramatic ways.
Cancer and terminal illnesses are hard subjects for movie directors, but these films prove cathartic and insightful when done well.
Sometimes, the people behind musicians are more interesting than the musicians themselves—as seen in these movies.
Crafting a compelling character is an immense challenge when they don't have any dialogue, but these movies made it work.
The mystique of casinos and gambling can make for some of the most thrilling narratives in cinema. Here are our favorite films!
Social media is everywhere and it seems so common, but these movies explore the darker side of social media and what can happen.
These movies make such radical shifts partway through runtime that they almost turn into completely different films.
It was supposed to be the war to end all wars. Here are the greatest films about WWI and the lives affected by this devastating war.
There's so much drama, excitement, and adventure to be found in these swashbuckling pirate movies that stand the test of time.
There's no city like Boston! These movies that take place in Boston are oozing with the very character that makes the city so unique.
Here are the best movies that explore the traumatic violations that can come from stalkers and harassers.
What's worse than a leader who lets power go to their head? A leader who uses that power to oppress and disenfranchise the vulnerable.
Movies don't always have to be realistic. In fact, some of the best movies feature "dream logic"—illogical events that add intrigue.
The body swap is one of the more interesting film premises, resulting in some of the funniest and most emotional movies of our time.
Movies don't often have actors and actresses playing multiple roles, but when it's done well, it can deliver a unique cinematic experience.
Some of the best characters in movies are imaginary. Here are our favorite movies where imaginary friends elevate their stories.
Most of us don't have excessive wealth to flaunt and toss around. These movies explore high society and the rich people therein.