After the passing of the great blockbuster director Richard Donner, we revisit one of his most beloved hits.
Actor Ned Beatty passed away this week, so we revisit his first and most famous/infamous role.
I still think this enjoyable adventure story holds up, though the story of its shooting in the Congo (including possible accidental cannibalism) is now at least as famous as the movie itself.
A documentary so early it doesn’t know the rules about documentaries, about life at the edge of human existence.
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 story where three very grizzled dudes find gold in the wilderness and it drives them all nuts. A manly man’s parable about greed.
The original monster movie continues to thrill when it comes to its giant gorilla. The rest of the movie has not aged as well.
A gorgeous animation classic that is firmly for adults, about the eternal struggle between humans and their environment.
The first Indiana Jones movie defined its genre for more than one generation of moviegoers.