The Mission: Impossible series has had its production hiccups but has grown to be one of the most popular franchises and a showcase for the spectacular, with each iteration one-upping the previous with more spectacle.
These aren’t “so good, they’re bad,” these are movies that despite their poor critical acclaim, I enjoy and encourage other people to watch.
The Signal is a solid, albeit uneven science-fiction thriller focusing on the balance between intelligence and emotion that is crafted with technical care and explores a lot of questions that have been asked before.
Predestination's trailer is one of false hopes. Gunplay and explosions are ever present, interspersed with a time travel element made to look like an action movie. t's still intriguing, but it's a completely different, and a more than pleasantly surprising experience once you actually watch the movie.
Michael Mann as a director has produced many well critiqued films, almost enough that ranking them is more a matter of preference than looking at critical praise or box office success. Here is a list of Michael Mann's best films from the bottom to the top.
The friends are made to seem like they are from the the "poor part of town" but mostly they are just down on their luck. This causes a lack of empathy that makes it hard to root for the friends, but ultimately the music helps to overcome the film's shortcomings.
Sicario is a film that envokes the style and mood of Michael Mann's Heat with cinematography to match.