The movie that kicked off the “Mad Max” franchise, right here Mel Gibson plays a cop who seeks revenge on a bike gang who has ruined his life. A landmark work in CGI, “Jurassic Park” is still as pleasant to look at now as when it first opened in 1993.
John Wick, Fury Road, and Baby Driver are candy, stylized pictures of adrenaline, however they’re grounded. They resist the temptation “to get larger and greater” for the sake of it.
A textbook example for all action thrillers to come, Alfred Hitchcock’s North by Northwest preys on the traditional Cold War-era fear of being falsely implicated in a treasonous scheme. Cary Grant stars as a man on the run of such false identifications, catching trains, dodging low-flying planes, and even partaking in a tussle on the top of Mount Rushmore. This is quite an origin movie to a probably great franchise … Read MoreRead More