Joined: Oct 10, 2015
Matthew Jackson is a freelance pop culture journalist/nerd-for-hire who's been writing full-time since 2008. Since 2011 he's served as a writer and contributing editor at Blastr.com, and in 2015 he joined the Entertainment division of Playboy.com as a regular contributor.
The coming-of-age movie is a well-tested, familiar, and deeply evocative type of film that transcends genre, age, historical period, and so much more. There are numerous masterpieces in the field, but these are 25 of our favorites.
Director John Carpenter set the standard for dystopian cinema with the classic 1981 flick 'Escape from New York.'
In the fall of 1979, a group of unknown actors, a director desperate for a hit, and a special effects visionary got together in the woods of New Jersey to create the stuff of legend.
Roger Ebert called Orson Welles’ masterpiece “the official answer” to the question “What’s the greatest film of all time?”
In 1992, Francis Ford Coppola released 'Bram Stoker's Dracula'—a movie that looks like no other Dracula before or since.
In 1964, 'Goldfinger' established many of the elements that would become regular James Bond movie hallmarks, and made 007 a global superstar.
The action movie genre is packed with plenty of masterpieces, but these 30 films are our absolute favorites.
While there are some people who dismiss the romantic comedy genre outright, we'd argue that almost everyone can find at least one rom-com that resonates with them. If you haven't met your rom-com match yet, read on for 20 of the best of them.
In 1979, the cast and crew of 'Superman: The Movie' gathered again to finish making the highly anticipated sequel, 'Superman II.' Behind the scenes, however, the set was boiling with tensions and one-near fist fight.
Comedy generates an immediate, undeniable audience response. If people are smiling and laughing, then there's a good chance you made an effective funny movie.
Filmmakers have been making movies about vampires almost since the inception of motion pictures, and our public fascination with these creatures of the night has not yet dimmed. Here are 25 of the best of them.
Plenty of great movies have been derailed by lackluster endings, or endings that simply chicken out on the bold promises the rest of the film made to its audience. Thankfully for all of us, these are the ones that got it right.