Eraserhead (1977)

Henry Spencer tries to survive his industrial environment, his angry girlfriend, and the unbearable screams of his newly born mutant child.  (more)

GENRES: Fantasy • Horror
DIRECTION:  David Lynch
CAST:  Jack Nance  •  Charlotte Stewart  •  Allen Joseph  •  Jeanne Bates

Dead Ringers (1988) RT 83% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Jan 1998

Elliot, a successful gynecologist, works at the same practice as his identical twin, Beverly. Elliot is attracted to many of his patients and has affairs with them. When he ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  David Cronenberg
CAST:  Jeremy Irons  •  Geneviève Bujold  •  Heidi von Palleske  •  Barbara Gordon

Raising Arizona (1987) RT 90% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Aug 1999

The Coen Brothers tell the story of a absurd yet likable family with an unproductive couple as the focal point. The couple has gotten themselves into some trouble while ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Joel Coen
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Holly Hunter  •  Trey Wilson  •  John Goodman

Only God Forgives (2013) RT 41% / Audience 37%

DVD release: Oct 2013

Julian, who runs a Thai boxing club as a front organization for his family's drug smuggling operation, is forced by his mother Crystal to find and kill the individual ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Nicolas Winding Refn
CAST:  Ryan Gosling  •  Kristin Scott Thomas  •  Gordon Brown  •  Tom Burke

Candyman (1992) RT 71% / Audience 61%

DVD release: Aug 2001

The Candyman, a murderous soul with a hook for a hand, is accidentally summoned to reality by a skeptic grad student researching the monster's myth.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Bernard Rose
CAST:  Virginia Madsen  •  Tony Todd  •  Xander Berkeley  •  Kasi Lemmons

Frank (2014) RT 91% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Dec 2014

A young wannabe musician who discovers he has bitten off more than he can chew when he joins an eccentric pop band led by the mysterious and enigmatic Frank.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Lenny Abrahamson
CAST:  Michael Fassbender  •  Maggie Gyllenhaal  •  Domhnall Gleeson  •  Scoot McNairy

The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975) RT 80% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Oct 2000

Sweethearts Brad and Janet, stuck with a flat tire during a storm, discover the eerie mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter, a transvestite scientist. As their innocence is lost, Brad ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Jim Sharman
CAST:  Meat Loaf  •  Susan Sarandon  •  Barry Bostwick  •  Richard O'Brien

Birdman (2014)

A fading actor best known for his portrayal of a popular superhero attempts to mount a comeback by appearing in a Broadway play. As opening night approaches, his attempts to ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Alejandro González Iñárritu
CAST:  Michael Keaton  •  Emma Stone  •  Zach Galifianakis  •  Edward Norton

Melancholia (2011) RT 79% / Audience 67%

DVD release: Mar 2012

Two sisters find their already strained relationship challenged as a mysterious new planet threatens to collide with Earth.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Lars von Trier
CAST:  Kirsten Dunst  •  Charlotte Gainsbourg  •  Kiefer Sutherland  •  Charlotte Rampling

Garden State (2004) RT 86% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Dec 2004

Andrew returns to his hometown for the funeral of his mother, a journey that reconnects him with past friends. The trip coincides with his decision to stop taking his powerful ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Zach Braff
CAST:  Zach Braff  •  Natalie Portman  •  Peter Sarsgaard  •  Ian Holm




The Science of Sleep (2006) RT 71% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Feb 2007

A man entranced by his dreams and imagination is lovestruck with a French woman and feels he can show her his world.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Michel Gondry
CAST:  Gael García Bernal  •  Charlotte Gainsbourg  •  Miou-Miou  •  Alain Chabat

Brazil (1985)

Low-level bureaucrat Sam Lowry escapes the monotony of his day-to-day life through a recurring daydream of himself as a virtuous hero saving a beautiful damsel. Investigating ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Terry Gilliam
CAST:  Jonathan Pryce  •  Robert De Niro  •  Katherine Helmond  •  Ian Holm

Cube (1997) RT 62% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Apr 2003

Seven strangers are taken out of their daily lives and placed mysteriously in a deadly cube where they all agree they must find their way out.  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Vincenzo Natali
CAST:  Nicole de Boer  •  Nicky Guadagni  •  David Hewlett  •  Andrew Miller

Sleepy Hollow (1999) RT 67% / Audience 80%

DVD release: May 2000

New York detective Ichabod Crane is sent to Sleepy Hollow to investigate a series of mysterious deaths in which the victims are found beheaded. But the locals believe the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Tim Burton
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Ian McDiarmid  •  Casper Van Dien  •  Michael Gough

Burn After Reading (2008) RT 78% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Dec 2008

When a disc containing memoirs of a former CIA analyst falls into the hands of Linda Litzke and Chad Feldheimer, the two gym employees see a chance to make enough money for ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Joel Coen  •  Ethan Coen
CAST:  George Clooney  •  Frances McDormand  •  Tilda Swinton  •  Brad Pitt

Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom (1975)

Four corrupted fascist libertines round up 9 teenage boys and girls and subject them to 120 days of sadistic physical, mental and sexual torture.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Horror • War
DIRECTION:  Pier Paolo Pasolini
CAST:  Paolo Bonacelli  •  Giorgio Cataldi  •  Umberto Paolo Quintavalle  •  Aldo Valletti

Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006) RT 91% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Mar 2007

Kazakh journalist Borat Sagdiyev travels to America to make a documentary. As he zigzags across the nation, Borat meets real people in real situations with hysterical ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Larry Charles
CAST:  Sacha Baron Cohen  •  Ken Davitian  •  Luenell  •  Pamela Anderson

Mulholland Drive (2001) RT 82% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Apr 2002

Blonde Betty Elms has only just arrived in Hollywood to become a movie star when she meets an enigmatic brunette with amnesia. Meanwhile, as the two set off to solve the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  David Lynch
CAST:  Naomi Watts  •  Laura Harring  •  Ann Miller  •  Dan Hedaya

The Dreamers (2003)

A young American studying in Paris in 1968 strikes up a friendship with a French brother and sister. Set against the background of the '68 Paris student riots.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Bernardo Bertolucci
CAST:  Michael Pitt  •  Eva Green  •  Louis Garrel  •  Anna Chancellor

The Cabin in the Woods (2012) RT 92% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Sep 2012

Five college friends spend the weekend at a remote cabin in the woods, where they get more than they bargained for. Together, they must discover the truth behind the cabin in ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Drew Goddard
CAST:  Kristen Connolly  •  Chris Hemsworth  •  Anna Hutchison  •  Fran Kranz