Character origin 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.
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Mar 3, 2022
The British Isles have some amazing coastlines, and these British movies have settings that highlight the best UK beaches and coasts.
Mar 2, 2022
Movies set in the desert—or wastelands that might as well be the desert—provide a unique environmental challenge that's gripping to watch.
Mar 1, 2022
A movie doesn't need many characters to be interesting—as proven by these amazing movies that feature only one character.
Feb 28, 2022
The indie film company A24 has produced some of the best movies of the century. Here are our picks for the best A24 movies to watch.
Feb 24, 2022
The beach is a setting that's frequently featured in TV shows, but only a handful of them made full use of the beach's potential.
Feb 22, 2022
Charles Dickens is known for his books—but those books have been adapted to film and television many times. Here are the best ones.
Feb 19, 2022
We love a good friendship group in movies. With the right dynamics, they can elevate any good movie into a great movie.
Feb 15, 2022
In some ways, movies have replaced traditional circuses and carnivals. But as these movies show, there's still a lot of interesting material to explore.
Feb 12, 2022
There's no gangster movie quite like a British gangster movie. Here are the best ones worth checking out!
Feb 10, 2022
Shakespeare is best known for his dramatic plays—and many of them have been adapted into (or inspired) movies worth watching.
Feb 9, 2022
Cinema has the incredible ability to transport us to the past, so that we can immersively experience time periods unlike our own.
Feb 7, 2022
There's no royal family more iconic than the British monarchy. Here are the best movies about the British Royal Family worth watching.
Feb 4, 2022
The world has seen all kinds of mythical concerts over the decades, but only a handful have been captured on film.
Jan 31, 2022
Biopic movies are a great way to get a deeper look into the lives of prominent figures, even if biopics exercise creative liberties.
Jan 27, 2022
The era of 80s cinema gave us a ton of amazing teen movies and chick flicks that are still worth watching today.
Jan 25, 2022
Music is universal across all cultures. These excellent movies explore the different ways that music can impact characters.
Jan 20, 2022
If you're in the mood for fun and grandeur, few movies can beat the epic scale and action of a proper treasure hunt movie.
Jan 13, 2022
The concept of angels and demons in cinema may seem trite, but these movies put smart twists that make them truly worthwhile.
Jan 6, 2022
Poverty and homelessness aren't easy subjects to talk about in earnest. These movies say more than we ever could on our own.