All 10 Best Picture Winners of The 1980s Ranked From Worst To Best

You either love ’em or hate ’em, but the Oscars are virtually impossible to ignore altogether. That remains as true today as it was back in the 1980s, a transformative decade for Hollywood that saw the movie industry pivot away from the high-risk, high-reward auteur-driven business model of the ’70s towards the current one with […]

All 10 Best Picture Winners of The 1970s Ranked From Worst To Best

The 1970s is still regarded today as one of the strongest eras for American filmmaking for many reasons. On the heels of the Vietnam War and the Watergate scandal, Hollywood witnessed a banner decade marked by the arrival of a new generation of auteurs with a strong authorial stamp that burst onto the scene and […]

All 10 Best Picture Winners of The 1990s Ranked From Worst To Best

Cinephiles love to nitpick whether the Academy “got it right” every year, but we’re now closing in on a century of Academy ceremonies, and the eight-and-a-half-pound gold statuette known as the Oscar for Best Motion Picture remains the most prestigious and coveted award in world cinema. Today, we’re turning the clock back to the final […]

All 24 Best Picture Winners of The 21st Century Ranked From Worst To Best

Every spring, Hollywood’s cream of the crop gathers together in one long-winded televised pageant of self-congratulation to celebrate the greatest cinematic achievements of the year. The red carpet is rolled out, tear-jerking acceptance speeches are given, and about two handfuls of eight-and-a-half-pound gold trophies are handed out. And though for almost a century now the […]

All 11 Denis Villeneuve Movies Ranked From Worst To Best

Though he’s risen to become one of Hollywood’s premiere filmmakers, Denis Villeneuve’s keen sense of epic scale didn’t come fully formed. Long before he was trusted with astronomical budgets and stacked ensembles, the Quebec-born director learned his trade churning out small indie fare back in his native Canada. It was only after he’d leveraged the […]

10 Great Thriller Movies Favored By Yorgos Lanthimos

There are only a small handful of contemporary filmmakers whose work can rival the buzz and anticipation that a new Yorgos Lanthimos movie generates around the globe. After bursting onto the scene with “Dogtooth” 15 years ago, the Greek filmmaker has established himself as a singular presence in world cinema and one in a select […]