Top area movies selected by Times critic Hal Lipper.1 Citizen Kane _ Like fine wine, Orson Welles' classic about a publishing magnate only gets better with age.
2 Thelma and Louise _ Susan Sarandon and Geena Davis flee the law in this smart, spry feminist road movie.
3 Truth or Dare _ Madonna bares all in this gleefully trashy backstage account of her Blond Ambition tour.
4 Silence of the Lambs _ A deliciously twisted, superbly acted account of an FBI agent's hunt for a serial killer.
5 City Slickers _ Urban cowboy Billy Crystal pursues the meaning of love and life in the midst of a cattle drive.