500 Days of Summer (2009)

This week’s favorite scene comes from one of the best movies of the year, although the academy refuses to recognize it—their opinion no longer counts. (500) Days of Summer, a brilliant, slightly off-beat romant...

The best of vampire movies

Underworld (2003) This may not be one of the top three vampire films of all time, but as far as vampire and werewolf films go, this is one of the best. After a slew of campy vampire films in the ‘80s and ‘90s,...

Inspirational fashion films

Breakfast at Tiffany’s This film made the little black dress what it is today. Audrey Hepburn’s glamorous yet misguided character, Holly Golightly, embodied effortless style. Golightly’s appearance may have be...

The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)

If you have never seen a Wes Anderson film, then you may not recognize his unusual style. Anderson has a knack for corky, slightly odd drama-comedies, and a flare for costuming. Why would The Royal Tenenbaums...

Action movies

Action movies are always a welcome break from the monotony of romantic-comedies, or a relief after a way too serious drama. When movie viewers think of some of the greatest action movies of all time, films like...

The Uninvited (1944)

Does this generation remember what a true ghost tale is? The 1944 original version of The Uninvited, directed by Lewis Allen, is quite possibly one of the best ghost horror films, and it doesn’t involve a drop...

High School Comedies

Ten Things I Hate About You: Before there was The Dark Knight, there was Ten Thing I Hate About You—the movie that introduced the teen world to Heath Ledger. Even though ABC Family has recently decided to cre...

True Blood Returns

Sookie and the gang—including vampire Bill with an unexplained, slightly more modern hair-do—opened the season with what else, a murder. In case you missed any of the last season, Sookie, played by Anna ...