In this essay, Sam writes about why Hanks deserves his thanks for this film more than any other.
Sam comes back at Dave with triple-threat Hanks' directorial debut — an ode to the magic of music, humility and gratitude.
Sam explores a childhood favorite that even Hanks hater, Dave Gutierrez, enjoys.
Punctuating drama with comedy rather than the other way around, this is Judd Apatow's boldest film yet.
Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon seamlessly juggle comedy and tragedy in their fourth and final travelogue.
Featuring a career-best performance by Hugh Jackman, this HBO original movie makes sense of corruption in a senseless time.
A portrait of brotherhood (rather than a band profile) that hits close to home for Sam.
The Way Back soars thanks to Ben Affleck's poignant performance, which parallels his personal life.
The TV-based prankfest doesn't quite translate to the big screen, but it has its moments.
Sam Watermeier writes about why the Best Picture and Best Director awards bestowed upon this Boston mob epic weren't just Lifetime Achievement Awards for Martin Scorsese.
The Clown Prince of Crime arrives on Blu-ray, digital and DVD. Sam Watermeier reviews the intimate, unsettling character study.
Sam switches up this year-end tradition with a Scene by Scene edition, focusing on the magical moments from his favorite 2019 movies.