Real life is boring. That's why we're so easily fascinated by fantasy worlds and magical realms—like the ones in these movies.
Paranormal horror movies often involve at least one haunted or cursed item—and these tend to be the scariest.
There have been many Batman movies, but 1992's Batman Returns still reigns as king for all the things it did right.
In sci-fi movies, robots are often used as warnings against unfettered technological progress. It's no wonder so many are evil.
The Coen Brothers have many iconic films, but Inside Llewyn Davis sits atop them all—and if you haven't seen it yet, you really ought to.
A lot of good films come and go. Even great films can be forgotten. Only the best can endure to become classics—and these qualify.
Movie shootouts are hard to do well. Here are the ones that really keep you on edge, with bated breath, under unbearable tension.
What's better than a great movie character? Two great movie characters! Here are the best buddy pairs in cinema.
We all know that streaming platforms have shifted society away from ownership. But what's next? Here's what awaits us in the years to come.
The Oscars have become bogged down in controversy and irrelevance. Is there any way for the Academy Awards to recover?
Planes are a surprisingly great subject to anchor a film around. There have been several amazing movies about planes and aviation.
Between all the popular movie franchises from over the years, which ones are truly great and worthy of their reputations?
It's been a long time since spaghetti Westerns were popular, but it seems like the genre is coming back—with a few modern twists.
Spin-off movies are hit or miss—and more often than not, they miss. But here are several spin-off movies that actually stuck the landing!
It's been a long time, but the silent era of cinema is worth remembering. Here's what you need to know about those early decades in film.
Most English-language remakes of foreign films are unnecessary and fail to improve—but here are several that are actually quite good.
Sometimes, the official ending to a movie isn't what was originally intended. Here are the best alternate endings that are better.
The action movies of today are a completely different beast than action movies from the 80s and 90s—and here's how they changed.
Today's zombie movies are radically different from the zombie movies of old. Here are several factors for why they're so different now.
The Magnificent Seven is a classic, and the modern remake was a solid effort. Here's how the two compare and which one is better.
Composer Michael Giacchino is one of the best movie and TV composers of our time—as proven by these incredible soundtracks.
No one makes a movie like the Coen brothers do. Here are their best movies and why each one stands out from the usual Hollywood fare.
Most movies don't start filming until the script is finalized—but these iconic movies began production even without finished scripts.
The DCEU has long stood in the shadow of the MCU, but here are several reasons why the DCEU may end up pulling ahead.
The Sherlock Holmes novels have been adapted into numerous movies and TV shows. Here are the best ones worth checking out.
Guillermo del Toro is a one-of-a-kind filmmaker, and that's proven by every single movie he's made. Here's how they stack up.
Christopher Nolan has crafted several masterpieces, but his latest films show that his edge has dulled. Has he peaked? Is his era over?
Cinema has seen all kinds of witches and wizards throughout the decades. Here are the best ones that stand out from the rest.
Disney has put out tons of popular animated movies, but there are a handful of excellent ones that never got as much recognition.
The Godfather Parts 1 and 2 are both cinema classics, but which one reigns supreme? Here's a side-by-side movie comparison.
Rome is a city steeped in history and tradition. Here are our favorite movies that have made full use of Rome as a cinematic location.
Movies are commonplace now, but in the grand scheme of things, cinema is still a young form of entertainment. How did we get to where we are?
Science fiction used to be brushed off as genre trash for geeks, but today sci-fi is one of the most popular and loved movie genres.
Also called motion capture, performance capture is one technique that helps CGI films look as realistic as they can.
Police characters can easily be ruined by clichés. That's why these cops are the best—they're all iconic, complex, and stand out to this day.
In the world of Disney, the heroes save the day but the villains stand out as unexpectedly fun characters who just love being evil.
The Joker has been played by many actors over the years, and they've each brought something different to the role.
Thief characters in movies aren't always lowlife scum down on their luck. Here are some of our favorite thieves in cinema.
Throughout cinema history, masterpiece films often weren't considered masterpieces when they first came out.
Most movie remakes are unneeded, but one type of movie remake is downright worthless: English-language remakes of foreign films.
The characters of Wallace and Gromit have become beloved claymation creations. Here are their best stories from throughout the years.
Classic movies often had the same actors appearing as couples across different films. Here are some of the best ones to grace the big screen.
The Lord of the Rings movie trilogy is phenomenal in so many ways—to the point that they've had a lasting impact on the culture of cinema.
Not all romance movies are equal! Certain ones are better suited for Valentine's Day, like the ones we're about to show you.
Most disaster movies have a bad rap for excessively mindless action. These modern disaster movies show that they can be incredible.
Paris is such a great location for stories—not just romance, but so much more. Here are the best movies set in Paris, France.
James Cameron thinks that theaters and streaming services should show different versions of the same film. Here's what that would mean.
Forget how influential The Godfather movies were. These amazing scenes and moments are enough to make them worth remembering.
The world has seen all kinds of mythical concerts over the decades, but only a handful have been captured on film.
Even if you aren't a sports fan, these sports documentaries will have you enthralled and gripped with all the crazy stuff that happens in real life.
Unreliable narrators are one of the coolest narrative devices for a movie, as they can lead you in all kinds of unpredictable directions.
Sometimes a director has to release a movie with changes they didn't want to make. The director's cut shows us their original intended vision.
The original True Grit is an all-time classic, but the True Grit remake is also phenomenal. But which one is better, all things considered?
The Godfather and its sequels paved the way for all kinds of evolutions in cinematic storytelling and filmmaking.
Anti-heroes might be the current trend, but anti-villains can be even more compelling. Here are the best ones in sci-fi cinema.
Judd Apatow has had a huge influence on R-rated comedy movies. Here are his best comedy gems that have left a mark on the genre.
Sci-fi movies are hard to get right, and even harder to make great. These movie directors are the best when it comes to sci-fi cinema.
It's a wondrous sight when an actor who specializes in comedy movies steps up to do a dramatic movie—and knocks it out of the park.
As evidenced by our love for pets, the relationship between man and animal is a special one. Here are the best movies about it!
Wes Craven is the most iconic horror movie director of all time, as evidenced by his best films and how they impacted the genre.