It earned an X-rating for its “homosexual frame of reference,” but I mostly found unrelentingly depressing.
James Dean’s most famous role, in the movie that kind of invented being a teenager.
A breakthrough in special effects is used in service of a story that… what is this?
Considered the first feature from an African-American lesbian, I found it enjoyable and interesting. Not everyone agreed at the time.
I had, um, some issues with this comedy about cross-dressing and/or dudes that want to sleep with Marilyn Monroe.
Perhaps the best known of all screwball comedies, it is a bit too aggressively madcap for me.
As epics of Roman battles go, Spartacus is the thinking-man’s version. It also helped break the Hollywood Blacklist.
Maybe the first feature film dealing with themes of homosexuality, it feels surprisingly fresh today.
The original, animated Mulan stands out as maybe the most “grown up” movie of the “Disney Renaissance.”