Bing Crosby plays a laid-back, musical priest in this very laid-back musical that was a huge hit in the middle of World War II but mostly forgotten today.
One of the best remembered comedies of the great Preston Sturges, about a director who is tired of making comedies.
Perhaps the ultimate Film Noir, about two murderers who are not nearly as smart as they think they are.
A holiday classic about whether a crazy guy who thinks he’s Santa is actually Santa, made a time when studios insisted Christmas movies wouldn’t sell.
If Frank Capra’s particular brand of idealistic American mythmaking feels dated today, that may be more our problem than his.