The Chameleonic Charms of Sir Alec
Alec Guinness carved out a place among the greatest of British actors by mixing his demure persona with dry wit and a taste for the absurd.
Rebecca: Welcome to the Haunted House
Alfred Hitchcock achieved Oscar-winning success with this psychological thriller, a tumultuous collaboration with producer David O. Selznick.
The Fugitive Kind: When Sidney Went to Tennessee
BLAST FROM THE PAST: DILLINGER IS DEAD
If Dillinger is dead, who will take revenge? There were movies once that began, “Custer is dead,” in which you could reckon that a lot of Indians were going to pay the price. This bizarre film by Marco Ferreri (only just released in the United St…
The Last Emperor, or The Manchurian Candidate
Le Samouraï: Death in White Gloves
Les Dames du Bois de Boulogne:The Earrings of Robert Bresson
Les Dames du Bois de Boulogne is fixed in history as not just the second feature film by Robert Bresson, but as one of those movies that heralded an austere, modernistic way of seeing and feeling. But not even Bresson, in 1944, knew that he was bound…