Now’s the time to stream or rent some of the all-time classics! These are just a few — Part 12
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The Blair Witch Project (1999)
Three students decide to go into the Maryland backwoods to cover the mystery behind the Blair Witch incidents. However, they lose their map and things take an unexpected turn.
Stars: Heather Donahue, Joshua Leonard, Michael C. Williams
Directors: Daniel Myrick, Eduardo Sánchez
Comedy, Crime, Drama
The Player (1992)
Certain that the anonymous threats he’s been receiving are the work of David Kahane, producer Griffin Mill tries to fix things over cocktails. Instead, Griffin ends up murdering the screenwriter and courting the dead man’s girlfriend.
Stars: Vincent D’Onofrio, Tim Robbins
Director: Robert Altman
Comedy, Crime, Sport
The Big Lebowski (1998)
Two goons mistake ‘the Dude’ Lebowski for a millionaire Lebowski and urinate on his rug. Trying to recompense his rug from the wealthy Lebowski, he gets entwined in an intricate kidnapping case.
Stars: Jeff Bridges, John Goodman, Julianne Moore
Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
My Own Private Idaho (1991)
In this loose adaptation of Shakespeare’s “Henry IV,” Mike and Scott travel from Portland, Oregon to Idaho and finally to the coast of Italy in a quest to find Mike’s estranged mother.
Stars: River Phoenix, Keanu Reeves,
Director: Gus Van Sant
Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
Princess Mononoke (1997)
On a journey to find the cure for a Tatarigami’s curse, Ashitaka finds himself in the middle of a war between the forest gods and Tatara, a mining colony. In this quest he also meets San, the Mononoke Hime.
Stars: Yôji Matsuda, Yuriko Ishida
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
Crime, Drama, Thriller
Master criminal Neil McCauley is trying to control the rogue actions of one of his men, while also planning one last big heist before retiring. Meanwhile, Lieutenant Hanna attempts to track down McCauley as he deals with the chaos in his own life.
Stars: Robert De Niro, Al Pacino
Director: Michael Mann
Drama, Music, Mystery
Three Colors: Blue (1993)
Julie is haunted by her grief after living through a tragic auto wreck that claimed the life of her composer husband and young daughter. But avoiding human interactions on the bustling streets of Paris proves impossible.
Stars: Juliette Binoche, Benoît Régent
Director: Krzysztof Kieślowski
Comedy, Drama, Family
Beethoven, a huge St. Bernard, is given all the love and care by his adopted family. However, the family vet, Dr. Varnick, wants to use him as a subject for his deadly experiments.
Stars: Charles Grodin, Bonnie Hunt,
Director: Brian Levant
Action, Adventure, Comedy
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)
In New York, mysterious radioactive ooze has mutated four sewer turtles into crime-fighting ninjas. When a villainous rogue ninja, who is a former pupil of their Sensei, arrives and spreads lawlessness throughout the city, it’s up to the plucky turtles to stop him.
Star: Corey Feldman, Director: Steve Barron
Iron Will (1994)
After the death of his father, the responsibility of taking care of the family falls on Will’s shoulders. He takes part in a dogsled race, which requires long hours of racing and an iron will to win.
Stars: Mackenzie Astin, Kevin Spacey, David Ogden Stiers
Director: Charles Haid