Orson Welles is Harry Lime on Carol Reed's classic

Continental noir: ‘The Third Man’ on Criterion Channel

Joseph Cotten and Orson Welles star in Carol Reed’s continental film noir set in the rubble of post-war Vienna. It placed in the 2022 Sight & Sound poll of the greatest films ever made.

‘Bicycle Thieves’ – an Italian odyssey on HBO Max and Criterion Channel

Vittorio De Sica directs this classic of life on the streets on Italy in the devastating depression after World War II. It placed in the number 41 spot in the 2022 Sight & Sound Greatest Films of All Time poll.

Jean Renoir’s ‘The Rules of the Game’ on Criterion Channel

Renoir’s beautiful and devastating social satire was reviled when it was released in 1939 and embraced as a masterpiece when it was restored 1959. It placed in the number 13 spot in the 2022 Sight and Sound poll of the greatest films ever made.

‘Singin’ in the Rain’ – Gene Kelly’s gotta dance on HBO Max

Debbie Reynolds and Donald O’Connor costar in the Technicolor classic that has been hailed as the greatest American musical ever made. It placed in the number 10 spot in the 2022 Sight & Sound Greatest Films of All Time poll.

‘Blade Runner: The Final Cut’ – the definitive version of a visionary film on Hulu

Ridley Scott’s visionary reworking of Philip K. Dick’s novel may have flopped when it was released but it has become a science fiction touchstone and has colonized the imaginations of writers, directors, and die-hard fans of science fiction.