Criminally Underrated: Babe: Pig in the City
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Criminally Underrated: Babe: Pig in the City

Pig in the City remains a children's movie at heart, though to be exact, it’s…

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Rediscover: The River
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Rediscover: The River

Renoir combines spirituality with the existential search of his main character.

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Oeuvre: Craven: Wes Craven’s New Nightmare
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Oeuvre: Craven: Wes Craven’s New Nightmare

Wes Craven’s New Nightmare is not quite a perfect film, but it is prescient, predicting…

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Holy Hell! Mission: Impossible Turns 20
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Holy Hell! Mission: Impossible Turns 20

When Mission: Impossible premiered in 1996, nobody predicted it would spawn one of Hollywood’s most…

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Revisit: All or Nothing
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Revisit: All or Nothing

Cinematic realism can emerge from any number of wildly different approaches, and Mike Leigh's realism…

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Oeuvre: Craven: The People Under the Stairs
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Oeuvre: Craven: The People Under the Stairs

Craven always enjoyed seeing plucky kids dupe terrifying adults into harming themselves.

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Rediscover: The Miners’ Hymns
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Rediscover: The Miners’ Hymns

The Miners’ Hymns deserves recognition as the best documentary released this decade.

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Oeuvre: Craven: Shocker
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Oeuvre: Craven: Shocker

Even a relative throwaway like this film shows Craven's sympathy for the characters he torments.

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From the Vaults of Streaming Hell: The Brainiac
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From the Vaults of Streaming Hell: The Brainiac

Befitting its B-movie status, The Brainiac mostly pieces together parts from other, more innovative horror…

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Revisit: Sullivan’s Travels
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Revisit: Sullivan’s Travels

Making people laugh and forget their troubles is an endeavor just as noble as making…

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