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From one Immortal to another, Juan Sánchez Villa-Lobos Ramírez (Sean Connery) mentors Connor MacLeod (Christopher Lambert) in "Highlander," Russell Mulcahy's Cannon Films cult classic from 1986.

Class of 1986: ‘Highlander’

Before it came to a thudding halt, the rich world of “Highlander” — in all its bombast and bereavement — was, and still is, worth getting lost in for two hours.
Rooney Mara (left) and Cate Blanchett star in the 2015 Weinstein Company release "Carol," Todd Haynes' sumptuous period-piece romance.

Carol

Elegantly composed, impeccably acted by Cate Blanchett & Rooney Mara, and beautifully rendered, Todd Haynes' latest love story is one of 2015’s very best films.

Verna Bloom (left) and Griffin Dunne star in 1985's "After Hours," a comedy directed by Martin Scorsese.

Class of 1985: ‘After Hours’

Though far from flawless as a comedy, Martin Scorsese’s use of the form as catharsis to shake off his setbacks makes "After Hours" its own sort of masterpiece.

Forever Into Space

This film is like its characters — pretentious and self-congratulatory.

Liam Neeson and Joel Kinnaman play a father and son trying to survive a mobster's wrath in "Run All Night," a 2015 Warner Brothers release.

Run All Night

A well-made movie that could have been better, in which the quiet, talkie parts are more interesting than the mayhem.
Liam Neeson is a father trying to save his son from a mobster's wrath in "Run All Night," a 2015 Warner Brothers release.

Run All Night

Wheezing, limping and lumbering all night much more than it runs, Liam Neeson's most arthritic action movie to date isn't one with a number wedged in its title.

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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."
Deirdre Herlihy and Ryan Balas star in "Ice Saints"

Ice Saints

A breezy, intimate film about two young people about to marry, "Ice Saints" isn't profound, but it's revealing in more ways than one.

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Class of 1994: “The Shadow”

Despite episodic fits and starts of nostalgic glee, "The Shadow" is a temperamental trinket without the temerity to truly explore its hero's dark side.
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Class of 1994: “The Hudsucker Proxy”

Few Coen Brothers films spike the vein of pure pleasure so easily — an irresistible romance, unpredictably riotous comedy & heartfelt hosanna to the common man.

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Now You See Me

If a trick really is something a whore does for money, "Now You See Me" is a cut-above illusion that plays fanciful, fast and loose, but more or less fair.
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Class of 1993: “A Bronx Tale”

Nick's monthly look at films celebrating major anniversaries in 2013 begins with Robert De Niro's directorial debut — an emotionally complex coming-of-age tale.

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Suburgatory: Season 1

The first season of "Suburgatory" comes to DVD comes packed with laughs and special features that will keep you laughing long after the show ends.
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Reinventing Batman: Part One

Director Christopher Nolan changed the landscape of superhero movies forever with "Batman Begins" — delving into superhero psychology.