The interstellar battle between the Autobots and Decepticons rains destruction down on planet Earth ... read moreas director Michael Bay adapts Hasbro and Takara's popular Transformers franchise into a big-budget, live-action summer tentpole extravaganza in this ambitious sci-fi action feature starring Shia LaBeouf, Tyrese Gibson, Bernie Mac, John Turturro, Jon Voight, and, of course, Optimus Prime and Megatron. Long ago, on the planet of Cybertron, a massive, powerful alien race divided into two factions, the noble Autobots, and the devious Decepticons. They fought for the sole access to a talisman known as the Allspark, a cube with the capacity to grant infinite power, and eventually the Autobots smuggled it off the planet's surface, hiding it in an unknown location on Earth. Now, hundreds of years later, the Deceptacons have come looking for it, and if the Autobots don't find it first, the Earth will be enslaved or destroyed by the evil aliens' use of its massive power. The Autobots don't know where the cube was hidden, but the information may be stored in the most unlikely of sources, as a gangly young Earthling named Sam Witwicky (LaBeouf) who's just picked up his first car, has a strange connection to the Allspark's history, making him the unlikely ally of these enormous creatures, as they fight for humankind's survival and the chance to return home. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi
The coolest movie in the world!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Reviewed 19 months days ago
. With each passing film, I get the impression he thinks he's making the coolest movies ever made: witness his insistence on painfully "hip" jokes, obvious attempts at sendi
Reviewed 4 years days ago
Greatest, Coolest Blockbuster to ever grace the big screen, OH MY HOLY MOTHER OF JESUS!!! I would s
Samuel L. Jackson,
Outrageously violent, time-twisting, and in love with language, Pulp Fiction was widely considered t... read morehe most influential American movie of the 1990s. Director and co-screenwriter Quentin Tarantino synthesized such seemingly disparate traditions as the syncopated language of David Mamet; the serious violence of American gangster movies, crime movies, and films noirs mixed up with the wacky violence of cartoons, video games, and Japanese animation; and the fragmented story-telling structures of such experimental classics as Citizen Kane, Rashomon, and La jetée. The Oscar-winning script by Tarantino and Roger Avary intertwines three stories, featuring Samuel L. Jackson and John Travolta, in the role that single-handedly reignited his career, as hit men who have philosophical interchanges on such topics as the French names for American fast food products; Bruce Willis as a boxer out of a 1940s B-movie; and such other stalwarts as Harvey Keitel, Tim Roth, Christopher Walken, Eric Stoltz, Ving Rhames, and Uma Thurman, whose dance sequence with Travolta proved an instant classic. ~ Leo Charney, Rovi
the facts until you've seen the fiction"
Pulp Fiction is Tarantino's best film and is probably the coolest movie ever. I like it so much because it has some of the best most quotable dialogue ever wi
Reviewed 12 months days ago
The coolest and second most important movie ever made.
Reviewed 4 years days ago
. A rock star cast deliver a moive that inspired a million imitations. Sam Jackson is the coolest man on the planet. I mean, seriously, this movie is so good it made Travolta looks good.
It's Christmas time in L.A., and there's an employee party in progress on the 30th floor of the Naka... read moretomi Corporation building. The revelry comes to a violent end when the partygoers are taken hostage by a group of terrorists headed by Hans Gruber (Alan Rickman), who plan to steal the 600 million dollars locked in Nakatomi's high-tech safe. In truth, Gruber and his henchmen are only pretending to be politically motivated to throw the authorities off track; also in truth, Gruber has no intention of allowing anyone to get out of the building alive. Meanwhile, New York cop John McClane (Bruce Willis) has come to L.A. to visit his estranged wife, Holly (Bonnie Bedelia), who happens to be one of the hostages. Disregarding the orders of the authorities surrounding the building, McClane, who fears nothing (except heights), takes on the villains, armed with one handgun and plenty of chutzpah. Until Die Hard came along, Bruce Willis was merely that wisecracking guy on Moonlighting. After the film's profits started rolling in, Willis found himself one of the highest-paid and most sought-after leading men in Hollywood. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi
. He owns the role. Another surprise is the villain Alan Rickman. He is one of the coolest, most outrageous villains ever. The action in this movie is exhilarating and intense with a
Reviewed 9 months days ago
on Christmas Eve, tons of incredible action sequences, and Alan Rickman as Hans Gruber, one of the coolest villains in screen history and you've got Die-Hard. I know it will probably suck, but I'm s
Reviewed 6 years days ago
One of the greaest and coolest pure action movies ever!
The first feature film directed by Jean-Luc Godard and one of the seminal films of the French New Wa... read moreve, Breathless is story of the love between Michel Poiccard, a small-time hood wanted for killing a cop, and Patricia Franchini, an American who sells the International Herald Tribune along the boulevards of Paris. Their relationship develops as Michel hides out from a dragnet. Breathless uses the famous techniques of the French New Wave: location shooting, improvised dialogue, and a loose narrative form. In addition Godard uses his characteristic jump cuts, deliberate "mismatches" between shots, and references to the history of cinema, art, and music. Much of the film's vigor comes from collisions between popular and high culture: Godard shows us pinups and portraits of women by Picasso and Renoir, and the soundtrack includes both Mozart's clarinet concerto and snippets of French pop radio. When Breathless was first released, audiences and critics responded to the burst of energy it gave the French cinema; it won numerous international awards and became an unexpected box-office sensation. ~ Louis Schwartz, Rovi
Ryan Gosling stars as a Los Angeles wheelman for hire, stunt driving for movie productions by day an... read mored steering getaway vehicles for armed heists by night. Though a loner by nature, Driver can't help falling in love with his beautiful neighbor Irene (Carey Mulligan), a vulnerable young mother dragged into a dangerous underworld by the return of her ex-convict husband Standard (Oscar Isaac). After a heist intended to pay off Standard's protection money spins unpredictably out of control, Driver finds himself driving defense for the girl he loves, tailgated by a syndicate of deadly serious criminals. But when he realizes that the gangsters are after more than the bag of cash in his trunk-that they're coming straight for Irene and her son-Driver is forced to shift gears and go on offense. -- (C) FilmDistrict
. Easily the coolest movie I've seen since Collateral.
Reviewed 22 months days ago
One of the coolest looking and sounding films ever made
Reviewed 22 months days ago
. But, surprisingly, this is one of the top 5 coolest action movies I've ever seen. No ridiculous explosions, no absurd fight scenes. This movie h
Helena Bonham Carter,
In this darkly comic drama, Edward Norton stars as a depressed young man (named in the credits only ... read moreas "Narrator") who has become a small cog in the world of big business. He doesn't like his work and gets no sense of reward from it, attempting instead to drown his sorrows by putting together the "perfect" apartment. He can't sleep and feels alienated from the world at large; he's become so desperate to relate to others that he's taken to visiting support groups for patients with terminal diseases so that he'll have people to talk to. One day on a business flight, he discovers Tyler Durden (Brad Pitt), a charming iconoclast who sells soap. Tyler doesn't put much stock in the materialistic world, and he believes that one can learn a great deal through pain, misfortune, and chaos. Tyler cheerfully challenges his new friend to a fight. Our Narrator finds that bare-knuckle brawling makes him feel more alive than he has in years, and soon the two become friends and roommates, meeting informally to fight once a week. As more men join in, the "fight club" becomes an underground sensation, even though it's a closely guarded secret among the participants. (First rule: Don't talk about fight club. Second rule: Don't talk about fight club.) But as our Narrator and Tyler bond through violence, a strange situation becomes more complicated when Tyler becomes involved with Marla (Helena Bonham Carter), whom our Narrator became infatuated with when they were both crashing the support-group circuit. Based on the novel by Chuck Palahniuk, Fight Club was directed by David Fincher, who previously directed Pitt in the thriller Seven. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi
. It must be seen, because it's such an entertaining wake up call. Brad Pitts coolest performance? Ya, probably. Nortan is great too. But Fincher is the real star, driving the di
Reviewed 2 years days ago
Probably the coolest film ever made turned Pitt from a pretty boy actor into a legend and tyler durden into hero
Reviewed 3 years days ago
One of the coolest films in the 1990's I tell you. And certainly not stupid nor preachy.