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Stacker analyzed data from Letterboxd, IMDb, and Metacritic to rank the highest-rated Thanksgiving films of all time. To determine which films would qualify, our experts surveyed the history of film, comprehensive film databases, and legitimate editorial compilations of Thanksgiving movies. 

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Using the Stacker score, a weighted index split evenly between IMDb and Metacritic scores, Stacker has compiled a list of the 100 best G-rated movies to watch as a family. 

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The setting is a ranch house on a nice spread of land in woodsy, suburban New York. The time is ... well, we don't know the exact year, but President Reagan is talking on the radio. Mom and dad and their two kids appear to be happy together. Allison (Carrie Coon) has some rental properties a…

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If you're familiar with, and enjoy, the documentaries by the prolific director Werner Herzog, here's another one to catch. If you've seen his films and didn't cotton to them, this one's not for you. If your plan is to make "Fireball" your first attempt at a piece of Herzog non-fiction, you m…

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Somewhere buried deep within the hackneyed genre thriller "Let Him Go" resides a pretty nifty story about the give and take between a long-married Montana couple confronting age, grief and an elusive connection with their widowed daughter-in-law. Because said couple is played by Kevin Costne…

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One responsibility of a film critic is to let prospective viewers know that even if a movie is being strongly recommended, it's imperative to point out that some of its contents could be upsetting. In the case of "Let Him Go," an adaptation of the 2013 novel by Larry Watson, my warning is th…

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Sean Connery, the Scottish actor whose five-decade-long movie career was dominated by the role of James Bond, has died at the age of 90, according to his publicist.

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Today's topic is hypertrichosis, a condition that causes excessive hair growth all over the body. The common term for it is werewolf syndrome. Paul (Jaeden Martell), who is about to turn 13, was born with hypertrichosis. Living with his dad in a run-down apartment in upstate New York, Paul i…

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Most rock bands are content to just make music. But Bruce Springsteen, the bard of New Jersey, makes statements of intense recognition and empathy for the blue-collar folk who fork over as much as half of their weekly salaries to watch him and his indelible E Street Band perform the songs th…

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If you're old enough to remember the chaotic, violent events that took place during the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago, and the tumultuous, seemingly endless trial that followed it, you probably recall certain details of what went on, and undoubtedly know how it turned out. I…

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The first words in Gloria Steinem's Website (www.gloriasteinem.com) sum her up as "a writer, lecturer, political activist, and feminist organizer." The new film "The Glorias," directed by Julie Taymor ("The Tempest," "Across the Universe") and cowritten by Taymor and newcomer Sarah Ruhl, exp…

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Stacker compiled data on movies about politics, ranking them based on Aug. 26 IMDb and Metacritic scores.

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This is a terrific documentary about the peanut farmer (high school valedictorian, Navy lieutenant, church deacon, Georgia state senator and Georgia governor) who became the 39th President of the United States. It's got archival footage of long-ago campaigns, old family photos, and interview…

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It doesn't get any easier to review or understand or even think clearly about movies written by - better yet, written and directed by - Charlie Kaufman. The former include "Being John Malkovich," "Adaptation.", and "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind." In the latter camp is "Synecdoche, N…

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When Disney announced that it would be releasing "Mulan" on Disney+, one number stuck out: $30. That's how much Disney is charging viewers to watch the blockbuster when it debuts next week on its new streaming service.

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There's a wrenching moment in the teen romance "Words on Bathroom Walls" in which a character draws a stark, shameful contrast between how society treats a child with cancer and one with a mental disorder like schizophrenia. Why, he asks, do we allow the former to "make a wish," while "wishi…

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Here are a couple of things you might know about the Serbian-American inventor Nikola Tesla: There's a pricey electric car named after him. He invented the Tesla Coil - a transformer that produces high voltages at low currents. Here are a couple you probably don't know: He held close to 200 …



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