Battle Royale

Battle Royale’s bleak vision of a future where children are made to kill each other for the amusement of adults isn’t scary because it could happen. It’s scary because it already does.

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Labyrinth is a Jim Henson masterpiece for an entire generation of dreamers looking to navigate their own path from adolescence to adulthood.

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In Contact, the vast distance we’d have to travel to visit an alien world pales before the lengths we need to go as a species just to deserve the trip.

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The Abyss

The Abyss plumbs two kinds of depth: the fathoms of the deepest sea, and the distance we’ll go to save the ones who matter to us.

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Red Laces

Green Room’s intense survival horror story of punk rockers vs. neo-Nazis offers a good look at how people willingly turn themselves into monsters.

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Games of War

I Declare War shows us that some kids play war games, while others play games of war, and there’s a big difference between the two.

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