"V for Vendetta" 15+ Years Later: Remember, Remember This Timely Cult Classic

Natalie Portman and Hugo Weaving from “V for Vendetta” via AMG | Logo Courtesy: Warner Bros. Entertainment; Photo Courtesy: Warner Bros. Entertainment/IMDb

Some great movies come and go, but others transcend the moment, seemingly taking on a life of their own. V for Vendetta (2005), which has something of a cult following, is one such film. While some critics dismissed it as a strange, action-packed dystopian film when it premiered, the film — and the graphic novel on which it's based — have become startlingly significant in hindsight. So, in honor of Guy Fawkes Night, let's "remember, remember the fifth of November" by exploring why V for Vendetta remains a must-watch film.