A famous war drama that is actually about something more interesting, told on a grand scale by David Lean and bunch of great actors.
Maybe the first big blockbuster, somehow still leaving viewers flabbergasted a century later. Also one long missive about “cancel culture,,” basically.
Lots of beautiful Irish locations can’t save a movie that is incredibly long for the amount of story it has and includes a series of truly awful performances.
An extremely personal story of one young man’s journey from rural Turkey to America.
A descent into madness with conquistadors searching fruitlessly for El Dorado, that Werner Herzog dragged a full movie crew down the Amazon to shoot.
A movie that looks deep into its own soul and finds only horror.
A big old sword and sandals epic that revived the genre and became a personal favorite of mine.
The biggest hit of its day has a supreme technical achievement slung over a story that feels to me like middling Bible fanfic.
Akira Kurosawa invented many of the tropes of the modern action movie in this great Japanese epic.
This epic basically invented modern Scottish nationalism despite a total lack of both subtlety and interest in actual history.