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Harry Valentini (Danny DeVito), a waiter named Marco (Ray Sharkey) and Moe Dickstein (Joe Piscopo) try to outrun the Mafia in "WIse Guys," a 1986 MGM comedy directed by Brian De Palma.

Class of 1986: ‘Wise Guys’

Brian De Palma is the last person you'd expect to attempt artful zaniness, so there's clearly some fascination to be found even in a failure such as this.
Billy Hughes (Marina Zudina) is an American makeup artist on a Moscow film set being stalked by snuff-film killers ... or is she? "Mute Witness," a 1995 thriller written and directed by Anthony Waller, is this month's "Class of ..." featured film.

Class of 1995: ‘Mute Witness’

For a film forged by favors and trial-by-fire filmmaking, it earns its place in the panoply of ’90s psychological thrillers that throw you for a loop…or six.

Clark Duke, Adam Scott and Craig Robinson star in "Hot Tub Time Machine 2," a 2015 Paramount Pictures release directed by Steve Pink.

Hot Tub Time Machine 2

The Platonic ideal of a sorta-welcome comedy sequel we didn't need, "HTTM 2" proves some bottles aren't built to hold much more than a single bolt of lightning.
Liam Neeson reprises his role as Bryan Mills — on the run after being framed for the murder of his ex-wife — in "Tak3n," a 2015 release by 20th Century Fox.

Tak3n

"Tak3n" picks up where the series disappointingly left off — Liam Neeson as more badass than dadass — but at least the actor makes a go at his character again.

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Class of 1994: “Léon”

More like a journey than just a joy-buzzer jolt of action, "Léon" is the movie people mean whey they rave about "The Professional."
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Sabotage

A cacophonous, purposeless mishmash of mayhem and murder whose stink nestles in the nostrils while asking far too much of Arnold Schwarzenegger.

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The Town That Dreaded Sundown (1976)

In anticipation of the 2014 remake, I take a look back at the hidden slasher gem entitled "The Town That Dreaded Sundown."
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Kill Your Darlings

“Kill Your Darlings” is a beautiful and enthralling tale about love, friendship, murder and having the courage to be true to yourself.