A well-pitched exercise in peak blaxploitation style, more than an actual movie, with an all-timer of a soundtrack.
A heavily influential Soviet sci-fi epic that takes a lot of patience from the viewer to get to its basic message: no matter how far we go, we’ll never be able to escape our own humanity.
Before Hamilton took Broadway by storm, there was another musical about the Founding Fathers, one that I love too much to be objective about.
Actor Ned Beatty passed away this week, so we revisit his first and most famous/infamous role.
A “musical for people who don’t like musicals,” set in 1930s Germany right before everything goes haywire.
A descent into madness with conquistadors searching fruitlessly for El Dorado, that Werner Herzog dragged a full movie crew down the Amazon to shoot.
The great actress Cicely Tyson received her only Oscar nomination for her role in this family drama about 1930s Black sharecroppers, and also their dog.
Francis Ford Coppola’s mafia epic is now fixed in American culture.