Overall, Basic Instinct is a fantastic thriller, captivating us at every turn.
But for a 60-year-old teen movie, Where the Boys Are only feels dated a few times. Overall, it knows what it’s doing.
Hard Eight is the type of movie where the plot doesn’t really matter. We stay fully engaged because of the intriguing characters and the vibrant, compelling dialogue.
The trick to appreciating A Clockwork Orange is to not see Alex as the protagonist. He’s simply a means to help tell the story. The protagonist here is free will.
Murder Mystery isn’t without its missteps, but despite the bumpy script, the details of the mystery itself are well-tailored and pretty unique.
The Virgin Suicides isn’t about the girls and why they killed themselves necessarily, so much as it’s about the concept of nostalgia.
The movie isn’t all that funny, and only suspenseful for two or three fleeting moments, but Teaching Mrs. Tingle has a certain charm despite itself.
Support the Girls depicts a not-so-classy occupation in a somewhat classy highbrow film.
Get past the messy script and the several inherent problems, and A Score to Settle has its moments and can be a decent popcorn flick to watch on a lazy Saturday afternoon.
Pretty Woman gets a bad rap, largely due to its all-too-perfect fairy tale premise, but honestly I think people just don’t like the idea of a rom-com that actually works.