Wes Anderson’s tale of young love and teenage adventure is funny, playful, and full of nostalgic blasts and period trappings, but most of all it is loving.
Brad Pitt completely commits to the part of a man who is born old and grows younger through a sweeping survey of 20th century history.
John Hurt and Richard Burton star in Michael Radford’s impressive film adaptation of George Orwell’s dystopian classic, which has the distinction of being made and released in 1984.
David Lynch’s debut feature is grim, disturbed, mutated, claustrophobic, and unlike anything that had been made before it. It’s his original nightmare world.
“Are we not men?” Charles Laughton stars in the first screen version of the H.G. Wells novel and (for all the changes from the novel) still the defining one.
Billy Wilder is the American cinema’s most famous cynic, but nothing in his career is as scathing as this noir-tinged newspaper drama, an indictment of the American media circus.