Leave Her to Heaven: The Eyes of Ellen Berent
In this Technicolor film noir masterpiece, Gene Tierney stars as one of cinema’s most dangerous and sympathetic femmes fatales, a woman who finds it impossible to conform to postwar gender roles.
The Virgin Suicides: “They Hadn’t Heard Us Calling”
Sofia Coppola lets us behind closed doors in ways that are beyond the imagining of the novel’s boy narrators.
Picnic at Hanging Rock: What We See and What We Seem
Peter Weir’s sun-dappled, sexually charged nightmare about a disappearance in turn-of-the-twentieth-century Australia still unnerves due to its radical lack of resolution.