The 15 Best Movies Written and/or Directed by Oliver Stone

When attempting to write up a summation of Oliver Stone’s career as a film director and screenwriter, it’s next to impossible to come up with an opening sentence that can justifiably tie up his work, his stamp on modern filmmaking, or his effect on the world in general. Not even that one. Audacious, earnest, violent, […]

The 30 Best Contemporary Directors Who Have Made 5 or Fewer Movies

A large number of feature films listed on a director’s resume presumably tells you a great many things about them: they are far along in their career, a master of their craft, have expert knowledge in all facets of filmmaking, and, most importantly, there’s just no possibility that they are capable of making a bad […]

The 30 Most Underappreciated American Movies of The 1970s

It is no secret that the seventies were a great time for American movies. In fact, it is the single most idealized decade for enthusiasts who favor films with artistic merit. Realistic and unflattering portrayals of humanity, politically controversial ideas, and uncompromising integrity were found in almost countless films made in a decade that was […]

The 30 Best American Satire Movies of The Last 30 Years

They Live

Satire is defined by Merriam-Webster’s online dictionary as, “humor that shows the weakness or bad qualities of a person, government, society, etc.” If there is any nation whose current population, values, and ethical conduct need to be blown up and examined under the exaggerated and heightened microscope of satire, it is certainly now, and has […]

The 10 Best Woody Harrelson Screen Performances

natural born killers

Naturalistic, effortless actors and actresses are plentiful in today’s onscreen world. We see them all the time: usually in walk-ons, supporting roles, and in the background environments of the films and television shows we watch. We often don’t notice these performers because they’re doing their jobs so well that they become invisible, seamlessly and effortlessly […]