God doesn’t quite save the queen in this scrappy and often hilarious documentary about the making of arguably the most influential punk rock album of all time.
Omar Epps and Tupac Shakur star in this rough-edged yet brutally honest tale of four Harlem youths on the brink of going down a very dark path.
Fight Club is Sesame Street compared to this brutal documentary about the semi-secretive world of Irish Traveler bare-knuckle fighting.
Dudley Moore binge-drinks his way into your heart in this gleefully subversive comedy about a drunken millionaire who dares fall in love with a waitress from Queens.
There are laughs aplenty to be had on Netflix with these stand-up concert films featuring Louis C.K., Richard Pryor, George Carlin, Wanda Sykes and Zach Galifianakis.
The Cabin in the Woods isn’t as great as some are claiming, but Joss Whedon and Drew Goddard’s meta-horror film is still a bumpy ride worth taking.
Tom Cruise lip-synchs to Bob Seger in his underwear and bangs Rebecca De Mornay on a train in this raunchy (and terrific) comedy that helped turn its young lead thespian into a movie star.
Enter The Cabin in the Woods at your own risk, get sent to Detention, poke your eyes out with The Three Stooges and beware an old man’s fists of fury in Bad Ass.
You don’t have to be a foodie to enjoy this quietly fascinating look into the kitchen (and beyond) of one of the most legendary culinary hot spots.
Richard Ayoade’s whimsical tale of a lovestruck Welsh teenager makes for one of the best coming-of-age comedies since Wes Anderson’s Rushmore.
Dana Brown’s middling but undeniably gorgeous surfing documentary catches some incredible waves — on camera, that is.
Gore Verbinski’s animated fable starring Johnny Depp as a stranded chameleon makes for one of the most unique and subversive Westerns of all time.
Here are some cinematic arguments for taking cold shower and keeping it in your pants, available for immediate moral lecturing on Netflix.
Willem Dafoe is excellent as a man looking for a myth in director Daniel Nettheim’s melancholy and quietly powerful eco-thriller.
The Farrelly Brothers’ first film is still their best as it showcases the excellent comedic stylings of Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels.