Ron Howard burns rubber and crunches metal in his directorial debut, a likable B-movie quickie from uber-producer Roger Corman.
Celine Danhier’s alternately fascinating and infuriating documentary takes a look at New York City’s “No Wave” filmmaking movement that featured such underground artists as Nick Zedd, Richard Kern and Jim Jarmusch.
The Material Girl explores her favorite subject — herself — in this shameless (and terrifically entertaining) vanity project disguised as a “documentary.”
If you’re looking for ten can’t-miss South Park episodes, then definitely “Play All” with this collection compiled by creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone.
Sheena is a punk rocker and this Roger Corman-produced musical comedy featuring the Ramones is a piece of punk cinema that you shouldn’t miss.
James Cameron’s sci-fi action classic about a robot assassin from the future is still a taut and intense ride.
Nicolas Cage brings the weird and then some in this astonishing curiosity piece about a New York yuppie who thinks he’s becoming a real creature of the night.
Brian De Palma’s gonzo crime opera features a must-be-seen-to-be-believed performance by Al Pacino as a Cuban immigrant turned Miami drug lord.
This stunning, inspiring and ultimately very bittersweet documentary chronicles Philippe Petit’s 1974 high-wire walk between the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center.
Tim Burton’s startlingly creative comic fantasy features Michael Keaton’s unforgettable performance as the “Ghost with the Most.
The dream of the ’90s is alive in this amusing and often surreal sketch comedy show starring Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein.
Get down with this trippy documentary about the substance that might very well be the “Force” that George Lucas has been talking about all these years.
Three twentysomething slackers attempt to resist grown-up responsibilities in a post-college world on Comedy Central’s endearing situational comedy series.
Christian Slater gets the story of the centuries in Neil Jordan’s flawed but fascinating adaptation of Anne Rice’s novel starring Tom Cruise, Brad Pitt and Kirsten Dunst.
One of Adam Sandler’s better efforts (so to speak) stars the SNL alum as a ne’er-do-well slacker who has to go back and graduate from grades 1-12 to win his father’s approval.