Robert Altman's 'The Player' is a deft skewering of Hollywood that doubles as a cry on behalf of movies.
Guy Maddin’s 'My Winnipeg brilliantly taps into a suspicion we all might harbor: that our origins are both tragically unremarkable and inherently mythic.
Akira Kurosawa's 'High and Low' is a less ubiquitous masterpiece from the famed Japanese director.
'Blood Simple' is both too small and too raw to be in the conversation for best Coen Bros. film, but it is a massively impressive
Robert Mitchum's preacher in 'The Night of the Hunter' is one of the most impactful and unforgettable villains in cinema history.
Hitchcock himself may have not particularly liked his own 'Dial M for Murder,' but if it's an example of coasting, a director could do much
'Sisters' is worth watching more than once to allow the subtext to bleed through — after you’ve absorbed Brian De Palma’s gleefully exploitative twists and turns.
'The Candidate' nags satirically at the heart of one intrinsic problem with campaigns: the candidate who emerges from an arduous-months long campaign is often substantially
'The Long Good Friday' is an unassailable gangster classic with a virtuoso performance from Bob Hoskins.
With 'Simon of the Desert,' Luis Buñuel crafted a film rich with tightly packed ideas to parse — and one that looks stunning.