Tag: Rearview Mirror
Rearview Mirror: “Scream 4”
Looking back on the tired horror-satire 10 years on, and exploring how it anticipates a post–Wes Craven revival of the series.
Rearview Mirror: “She’s the Man”
Looking back on a (sadly) bygone lit-adaptation teen movie tradition via a staple of the genre that probably couldn’t have been made today.
Rearview Mirror: “Happy Gilmore”
Reassessing the Sandler arc on his career-defining film’s 25th anniversary.
Rearview Mirror: “The Wedding Planner”
Revisiting the rom-com 20 years later, J.Lo playing a full-blooded Italian is far from the only detail we can’t get behind.
Rearview Mirror: “The Godfather Part III”
We come to the third best, cousincest “Godfather” before the day of its 30th anniversary.
Rearview Mirror: “Pride & Prejudice”
Revisiting Joe Wright’s 2005 adaptation—with its too-attractive Elizabeth and .gif-able hand flex—fifteen years later.
Rearview Mirror: “Elizabethtown”
Looking back on fifteen years of Cameron Crowe’s half-baked rom-com and, of course, the “Manic Pixie Dream Girl” trope.
Rearview Mirror: “Remember the Titans”
How three monumental events in 2020 have reshaped the race-conscious Disney favorite on its 20th anniversary.
Rearview Mirror: “The Baby-Sitters Club”
Recently revived by Netflix, we revisit the original 1995 hangout movie for its 25th anniversary.
Rearview Mirror: “Wedding Crashers”
Revisiting the rom-com—which is problematic for reasons you might not expect—fifteen years later.
Rearview Mirror: “Me and You and Everyone We Know”
Less profound than personal, we revisit Miranda July’s debut feature 15 years later.
Rearview Mirror: “MacGruber”
Love it or hate it, this “SNL” adaptation is unquestionably unpleasant to watch with your dad.
Rearview Mirror: “Monty Python and the Holy Grail”
Re-re-revisiting the comedy classic in the era of quarantine.
Rearview Mirror: “Greenberg”
Noah Baumbach’s prickliest film turns ten.
Rearview Mirror: “The Color of Friendship”
Guess who’s coming to the foreign exchange program? A DCOM, 20 years later.
Rearview Mirror: “Phantom of the Opera”
Fifteen years later, “Phantom” joins the tradition of bad movies that feel good to hate.
Rearview Mirror: “The Talented Mr. Ripley”
Twenty years later, we reconsider the deceit, intrigue, and blame at the center of Anthony Minghella’s film.
Rearview Mirror: “Finding Neverland”
The romance-fantasy-biopic-drama about J.M. Barrie and the creation of Peter Pan turns fifteen.
Rearview Mirror: “Where the Wild Things Are”
Spike Jonze’s melancholy adaptation of Maurice Sendak children’s book turns ten.
Rearview Mirror: “American Beauty”
The downer fable about unhappy white people turns twenty.
Rearview Mirror: “Inglourious Basterds”
Quentin Tarantino’s Nazi-killing fantasy turns ten today.