Peter Travers: 25 Years, 25 Reviews

In honor of his 25th anniversary at the magazine, Rolling Stone's film critic looks back at some of his personal favorite reviews
Trainspotting, Do the Right Thing, Trainspotting,Fight Club, Rushmore,The Social Network

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It's anniversary time for me: As the film critic for Rolling Stone since May of 1989, I've had the privilege to review movies for a committed, contentious readership raised on rock & roll. So in picking 25 movies to highlight over my first 25 years at the magazine, I'm going with the ones that have the same juice as the music: youth, defiance, danger, fun and a need to bust rules.

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Are these the greatest movies? Not always. But they are the movies that tried to shake things up — bang-on, truthful, no apologies. Here goes. By Peter Travers

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