One of the screwiest of all screwball comedies not only has plenty of jokes , but skewered the vacuity of the upper classes in a way that still resonates today.
This curiosity of a movie featuring only native actors from Bora-Bora turned out to be F.W. Murnau’s final film.
Considered the first great film made about the Olympics, it is also, unfortunately, a highly effective piece of Nazi propaganda.
It is the original full-length animated movie, and helped to launch a media empire. For me it holds up today, um, intermittently?
The final appearance of Charlie Chaplin’s Tramp character somehow remains both funny and relevant.
A very old-fashioned biopic (sort of) about a French writer and his fight to save an army officer wrongly accused of treason. I found myself drawn in despite myself.
The most Hollywood version of Emily Brontë’s weird, gothic masterpiece, which is still pretty weird and gothic if that’s what you’re into.
Is it a horror movie or “one of the most compassionate movies ever made?” Or somehow both? A career-destroying flop that has gradually become director Tod Browning’s most acclaimed film.
I spent most of this classic Best Picture winner checking to see how much time it had left. You may like it more if you are more into shirtless Clark Gable than I am.
A documentary so early it doesn’t know the rules about documentaries, about life at the edge of human existence.