Criminally Underrated: Matchstick Men
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Criminally Underrated: Matchstick Men

Matchstick Men proves that when focused, Scott’s particular eye for visual flair is well suited…

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Criminally Underrated: King Kong (2005)
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Criminally Underrated: Happy Accidents
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Criminally Underrated: Happy Accidents

It’s the rare film built around a dual premise that functions equally well from each…

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Criminally Overrated: Breakfast at Tiffany’s
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Criminally Overrated: Breakfast at Tiffany’s

It’s a shame that Audrey Hepburn’s cultural branding got so entangled with Breakfast at Tiffany’s.

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Criminally Overrated: The Color of Money
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Criminally Overrated: The Color of Money

The problems are three-fold: Scorsese's dead direction; Richard Price's cumbersome screenplay; and Tom Cruise's lack…

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Criminally Underrated: Outrage
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Criminally Underrated: Outrage

Every Kitano film shares several characteristics: subtle, dark humor; grim, sudden violence; strange, kinetic camera…

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Criminally Overrated: Drive
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Criminally Overrated: Drive

Drive is the type of hyper-stylized film that only aims to get the viewer to…

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Criminally Underrated: Pioneers in Ingolstadt
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Criminally Underrated: Pioneers in Ingolstadt

Pioneers in Ingolstadt will be a joyful, if not revelatory discovery for any Fassbinder fan…

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Criminally Underrated: The Brothers Bloom
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Criminally Underrated: The Brothers Bloom

It’s safe to say The Brothers Bloom is the best film Rian Johnson has ever…

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Criminally Overrated: Life Is Beautiful
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Criminally Overrated: Life Is Beautiful