ELECTION (1999)

A biting satire about a high school election that understands America better than any movie actually about national politics.

BEING THERE (1979)

If he acts like a rich white dude and talks like a rich white dude, does it matter if he has no idea what he’s doing?

THE WATERMELON WOMAN (1996)

Considered the first feature from an African-American lesbian, I found it enjoyable and interesting. Not everyone agreed at the time.

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THE APARTMENT (1960)

Winning performances set against stark corporate modernism highlight a fun comedy, albeit one with a surprising amount of attempted suicides.

NETWORK (1976)

The most biting satire of the mid-70s feels, if anything, more relevant in 2020.