10 Movie Villains Directly Inspired by Heath Ledger’s Joker

The Joker’s many incarnations in film and television saw prominent actors take entirely different approaches to playing the DC Comics villain. The first time television audiences saw Joker was Cesar Romero’s performances in the Batman television series of the 1960s. Romero’s campy approach to the character became iconic mainly for his clown-like performances as Batman’s […]

10 Movies That Tried to Be Epic but Just Ended Up Bloated

Some films overestimate their scale and aim for grandeur and larger-than-life narratives to take the audience on a roller coaster ride. In their drive to create an unforgettable experience, these films tend to get overambitious with complicated story arcs in a short span of time or add multiple themes that make them feel tedious. As […]

Who Was Kerry Condon in ‘Better Call Saul’?

With her recent turn as Siobhán in The Banshees of Inisherin, Irish actress Kerry Condon has earned countless nominations and made several award show appearances. As a result, many might be struggling to remember where they’ve seen Condon before. Fans of Vince Gilligan will recall that she played Stacey Ehrmantraut in the Breaking Bad prequel, […]

10 Best Wes Craven Movies That Aren’t ‘Scream,’ Ranked by Rotten Tomatoes

With the tragic passing of the late director Wes Craven in 2015, the horror genre lost one of its most passionate and talented filmmakers. From A Nightmare on Elm Street to the Scream series, Craven has terrified audiences with his unique stories that perfectly blend horror, drama and comedy. His devotion to his films solidified […]

Best Wuxia and Chinese Martial Arts Movies, Ranked

In the1970s, Chinese and Hong Kong martial arts movies swept the Western world, introducing many to the likes of Bruce Lee and other famed actors from Hong Kong. These movies have continued to be popular throughout the decades after the seventies, giving rise to films like Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon that gained widespread acclaim in […]

Why Terrence Malick’s Knight of Cups Is a Hallucinatory Masterpiece (and a Must-Watch)

Terrence Malick is one of the most unusually esoteric filmmakers working today. Some cinephiles consider Malick to be part of the “New Hollywood” generation of directors that emerged in the 1970s alongside George Lucas, Steven Spielberg, Brian De Palma, Martin Scorsese, and Francis Ford Coppola, but a majority of his work has been released in […]

All of Tim Burton and Danny Elfman’s Collaborations, Ranked

Since bursting onto the Hollywood scene with his signature Gothic visuals and quirky, oddball characters, Tim Burton has made a name for himself in the cinema of all things weird. He is a visionary filmmaker whose darkly humorous films have had an enduring effect on pop culture and made an indelible mark on the imaginations […]