How to Train Your Dragon (2010) RT 98% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Oct 2010

As the son of a Viking leader on the cusp of manhood, shy Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III faces a rite of passage: he must kill a dragon to prove his warrior mettle. But after ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Dean DeBlois  •  Chris Sanders
CAST:  Jay Baruchel  •  Gerard Butler  •  Craig Ferguson  •  America Ferrera

American Psycho (2000) RT 67% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Sep 2000

A wealthy New York investment banking executive hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he escalates deeper into his illogical, gratuitous ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Mary Harron
CAST:  Christian Bale  •  Reese Witherspoon  •  Justin Theroux  •  Josh Lucas

The Devil Wears Prada (2006) RT 76% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Dec 2006

The Devil Wears Prada is about a young journalist who moves to New York to work in the fashion industry. Her boss however is extremely demanding and cruel and won’t let her ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  David Frankel
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Anne Hathaway  •  Emily Blunt  •  Stanley Tucci

Up (2009) RT 98% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Nov 2009

After a lifetime of dreaming of traveling the world, 78-year-old homebody Carl flies away on an unbelievable adventure with Russell, an 8-year-old Wilderness Explorer, ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Bob Peterson  •  Pete Docter
CAST:  Ed Asner  •  Christopher Plummer  •  Jordan Nagai  •  Bob Peterson

Monsters, Inc. (2001) RT 96% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Feb 2013

James Sullivan and Mike Wazowski are monsters, they earn their living scaring children and are the best in the business... even though they're more afraid of the children than ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Comedy • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Pete Docter  •  Lee Unkrich  •  David Silverman
CAST:  John Goodman  •  Billy Crystal  •  Mary Gibbs  •  Steve Buscemi

Amélie (2001)

At a tiny Parisian café, the adorable yet painfully shy Amélie (Audrey Tautou) accidentally discovers a gift for helping others. Soon Amelie is spending her days as a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jean-Pierre Jeunet
CAST:  Audrey Tautou  •  Mathieu Kassovitz  •  Rufus  •  Jamel Debbouze

American Hustle (2013) RT 93% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Mar 2014

A con man, Irving Rosenfeld, along with his seductive partner Sydney Prosser, is forced to work for a wild FBI agent, Richie DiMaso, who pushes them into a world of Jersey ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  David O. Russell
CAST:  Christian Bale  •  Bradley Cooper  •  Amy Adams  •  Jeremy Renner

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013) RT 89% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Mar 2014

Katniss Everdeen has returned home safe after winning the 74th Annual Hunger Games along with fellow tribute Peeta Mellark. Winning means that they must turn around and leave ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Francis Lawrence
CAST:  Jennifer Lawrence  •  Josh Hutcherson  •  Sam Claflin  •  Elizabeth Banks

Midnight in Paris (2011) RT 93% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Dec 2011

A romantic comedy about a family traveling to the French capital for business. The party includes a young engaged couple forced to confront the illusion that a life different ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Owen Wilson  •  Rachel McAdams  •  Kurt Fuller  •  Mimi Kennedy

Ruby Sparks (2012) RT 78% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Oct 2012

Calvin is a young novelist who achieved phenomenal success early in his career but is now struggling with his writing – as well as his romantic life. Finally, he makes a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Dayton  •  Valerie Faris
CAST:  Antonio Banderas  •  Alia Shawkat  •  Paul Dano  •  Deborah Ann Woll




Shaun of the Dead (2004) RT 92% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Dec 2004

Shaun lives a supremely uneventful life, which revolves around his girlfriend, his mother, and, above all, his local pub. This gentle routine is threatened when the dead ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror
DIRECTION:  Edgar Wright
CAST:  Simon Pegg  •  Nick Frost  •  Kate Ashfield  •  Lucy Davis

Easy A (2010) RT 85% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Dec 2010

After a little white lie about losing her virginity gets out, a clean cut high school girl sees her life paralleling Hester Prynne's in "The Scarlet Letter," which she is ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Will Gluck
CAST:  Emma Stone  •  Stanley Tucci  •  Amanda Bynes  •  Cam Gigandet

Frozen (2013) RT 89% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Mar 2014

Young princess Anna of Arendelle dreams about finding true love at her sister Elsa’s coronation. Fate takes her on a dangerous journey in an attempt to end the eternal winter ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Family
DIRECTION:  Chris Buck  •  Jennifer Lee
CAST:  Kristen Bell  •  Idina Menzel  •  Jonathan Groff  •  Josh Gad

Big Fish (2003)

Throughout his life Edward Bloom has always been a man of big appetites, enormous passions and tall tales. In his later years, he remains a huge mystery to his son, William. ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Tim Burton
CAST:  Ewan McGregor  •  Albert Finney  •  Billy Crudup  •  Jessica Lange

Django Unchained (2012) RT 88% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Apr 2013

With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Quentin Tarantino
CAST:  Jamie Foxx  •  Christoph Waltz  •  Leonardo DiCaprio  •  Kerry Washington

The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014) RT 92% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Jun 2014

The Grand Budapest Hotel tells of a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars and his friendship with a young employee who becomes his trusted protégé. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Wes Anderson
CAST:  Ralph Fiennes  •  Tony Revolori  •  F. Murray Abraham  •  Mathieu Amalric

Silver Linings Playbook (2012) RT 92% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Apr 2013

After spending eight months in a mental institution, a former teacher moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  David O. Russell
CAST:  Bradley Cooper  •  Jennifer Lawrence  •  Robert De Niro  •  Jacki Weaver

Primer (2004) RT 71% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Apr 2005

Friends/fledgling entrepreneurs invent a device in their garage that reduces the apparent mass of any object placed inside it, but they accidentally discover that it has some ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Shane Carruth
CAST:  Shane Carruth  •  David Sullivan  •  Casey Gooden  •  Anand Upadhyaya

The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) RT 77% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Mar 2014

A New York stockbroker refuses to cooperate in a large securities fraud case involving corruption on Wall Street, corporate banking world and mob infiltration. Based on Jordan ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Martin Scorsese
CAST:  Leonardo DiCaprio  •  Jonah Hill  •  Margot Robbie  •  Matthew McConaughey

About Time (2013) RT 69% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Feb 2014

The night after another unsatisfactory New Year party, Tim's father tells his son that the men in his family have always had the ability to travel through time. Tim can't ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Richard Curtis
CAST:  Rachel McAdams  •  Bill Nighy  •  Domhnall Gleeson  •  Tom Hollander