In 1995, director Bryan Singer, fresh off film festival acclaim, directed his first major motion picture starring a hodgepodge of indie actors and sporting one of the most controversial endings in film history. The Usual Suspects mixed noir and crime genres with a 90s twist following a team of doomed criminals as they are forced to work together for a mysterious crime lord. But does this two-time Oscar winning film deserve to be declared one of the greatest films of the era or does it deserve to vanish into thin air? MovieDude Eric, Kent and Chris check the board to find out.

 

"District Four" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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In 1968, acclaimed filmmaker Stanley Kubrick released what is considered his crown achievement in film; 2001: A Spacey Odyssey. The film challenged critics and audiences alike, starting debates that have been raging even to this very day over what the film was trying to say about humanity's role in the universe, what constitutes life and intelligence, and what the #&!! is that star baby!? Buckle up with MovieDude Eric, Kent and Chris as they try to break down and determine if the film deserves the classic status it received.

 

"District Four" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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In 1993, director Richard Linklater fresh off his indie surprise hit Slacker was given the opportunity to make his first studio film. Set in 1976 and following a handful of high school students on the last day of school, Dazed and Confused recieved little fanfare when it was released, only to find second life on video and midnight showings to become a cult classic that ignited the careers of many of today's A-list stars. But does the film deserve the love or should it fade away? MovieDude Eric, Kent, Chris and special guest D.X. Ferris find out.

 

"District Four" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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In 1971, Warner Brothers tapped children's novelist Roald Dahl to adapt his beloved novel Charlie and the Chocolate Factory as a feature film. What would be the result is a box office dud that would slowly become a classic over the coming decades and would be considered the greatest performance of comedic actor Gene Wilder, who played the enigmatic candy-maker. But does the film deserve the classic status handed it or does is deserve to be pumped, dumped, blown up and sent sky-high? MovieDude Eric, Kent and Chris clutch our golden tickets to find out.

 

"District Four" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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