At one time one of the lesser-known films of the great director Luis Buñuel, this melodrama about abuse and privilege now seems decades ahead of its time.
Great Irving Berlin songs, great performances, and a plot you shouldn’t think about too hard.
The biggest hit of its day has a supreme technical achievement slung over a story that feels to me like middling Bible fanfic.
James Dean’s most famous role, in the movie that kind of invented being a teenager.
Akira Kurosawa invented many of the tropes of the modern action movie in this great Japanese epic.
Showbiz is an eternal, elemental struggle in one of the greatest of all satires.
John Wayne drags a handsome guy around the American West because he is so racist. It’s kind of like the Odyssey.
Francois Truffaut’s debut about his own wayward childhood still feels fresh today.
The only movie I’ve ever seen where the guy likes the girl more after she puts on glasses.
B-Movie Horror may have reached its zenith with this collaboration of William Castle and Vincent Price.