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.
The Beach Bum is filled with an overload of stream-of-conscious narrative, playing out as more of a surrealistic allegory on how destructive hedonism is.
Good Time won’t necessarily set the world on fire, but it does provide us with a gripping and memorable thrill.
Under the Silver Lake is a fever dream for conspiracy theorists.