Every year there are movies everyone hears about. Those are your Marvel films and your Oscar players. But in a year where those movies have been few and far between, more great films than usual have flown under the radar—the foreign favorites that never crack the mainstream, the studio releases that get written off, the straight-to-VOD indies—that deserve your attention just as much as the more heavily marketed releases. Before you decry a year where "no movies have come out," read this list and think again. Want even more movies? Read our list of the Best Movies of When out for a birthday celebration with his fellow instructors, he initially refuses to drink, but eventually gives in and an experiment starts. The idea is research, but as with anything involving alcohol, lines become blurred. Martin, at first, sees only the positive effects: He's a more exuberant presence in his classroom, and is reconnecting with his wife. Eventually, as it always does, the buzz wears off.
X-Rated Era (1968-1990)
A collection of our favorite unrated and extended cuts.
These recommendations are at the same time acclaimed by critics and highly-rated by users. A cinematic achievement in the portrayal of the last wild beekeeper in Europe. A tender-hearted, romantic two-hander driven by incredible acting. Farhadi delivers a thrilling mystery replete with powerhouse performances and thought-provoking ideas. An absolutely beautiful film about superficiality, arrogance, and heartbreak. It focuses on the life of Aydin, a retired actor who now lives very comfortably managing a small hotel and a number of other small properties. Throughout the film Aydin's image shifts as he tackles the problems of his rather typical life.
The NC-17 Era (1990-current)
R min Horror. After being committed for 17 years, Michael Myers, now a grown man and still very dangerous, escapes from the mental institution and immediately returns to Haddonfield to find his baby sister, Laurie. R 95 min Horror, Mystery, Thriller. A group of camp counselors trying to reopen a summer camp called Crystal Lake, which has a grim past, are stalked by a mysterious killer. Director: Sean S. R min Crime, Drama, Romance.
Murphy is an American living in Paris who enters a highly sexually and emotionally charged relationship with Electra. Unaware of the effect it will have on their relationship, they invite their pretty neighbor into their bed. Votes: 53, R min Drama, Romance, Thriller. Literature student Anastasia Steele's life changes forever when she meets handsome, yet tormented, billionaire Christian Grey. Anastasia and Christian get married, but Jack Hyde continues to threaten their relationship. R min Drama, Romance.