Criminally Underrated: Breakin’ 2: Electric Boogaloo
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Criminally Underrated: Breakin’ 2: Electric Boogaloo

I’m of the generation where somebody at my high school graduation moonwalked up the aisle.…

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Criminally Overrated: Chinatown
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Criminally Overrated: Chinatown

Placing Roman Polanski within the parameters of the auteur theory isn’t the simple task it…

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Criminally Underrated: The Mosquito Coast
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Criminally Underrated: The Mosquito Coast

With a terrific cast headed by Harrison Ford, the biggest movie star of the day,…

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Criminally Underrated: The Sun Shines Bright
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Criminally Underrated: The Sun Shines Bright

The Searchers appeared for the blink of an eye at this year’s Academy Awards, one…

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Criminally Underrated: Bandits
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Criminally Underrated: Bandits

Cate Blanchett is currently receiving endless accolades for her performance as wounded trophy wife Jasmine…

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Criminally Underrated: Abel Ferrara
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Criminally Underrated: Abel Ferrara

I’ve never been overly fond of the terms “overrated” and “underrated.” They imply a superiority…

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Criminally Underrated: One from the Heart
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Criminally Underrated: One from the Heart

Criminally Underrated: Hook
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Criminally Underrated: Hook

For a filmmaker like Steven Spielberg, financially speaking the most successful director of all time,…

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Criminally Underrated: Dead Again
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Criminally Underrated: Dead Again

Kenneth Branagh’s directorial forays outside of Shakespeare are few but varied. His adaptation of Frankenstein…

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Criminally Underrated: Timothy Carey
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Criminally Underrated: Timothy Carey

Character actor heavy Timothy Agoglia Carey was the ur-Nicolas Cage. You want over-the-top performances from…

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