1967 • 106 minutes • 2.35:1 • United States
Spine: #800 Editions: DVD, Blu-Ray
One of the most beloved American films of all time, The Graduate earned Mike Nichols a best director Oscar, brought the music of Simon & Garfunkel to a wider audience, and introduced the world to a young actor named Dustin Hoffman.
1965 • 115 minutes • 1.85:1
Spine: #801 Editions: DVD, Blu-Ray
A seriocomic character study that never strays from its complicated central figure while keeping us at an emotional remove, I Knew Her Well is one of the most overlooked films of the sixties, by turns hilarious, tragic, and altogether jaw-dropping.
1968 • 118 minutes • 1.85:1 • Japan
Spine: #798 Editions: DVD, Blu-Ray, Hulu Plus
Genius provocateur Nagisa Oshima (In the Realm of the Senses), an influential figure in the Japanese New Wave of the 1960s, made one of his most startling political statements with the compelling pitch-black satire Death by Hanging.
1921 • 52 minutes • 1.33:1 • United States
Spine: #799 Editions: DVD, Blu-Ray, Hulu Plus
Charlie Chaplin and Jackie Coogan make a miraculous pair in this nimble marriage of sentiment and slapstick, a film that is, as its opening title card states, “a picture with a smile—and perhaps, a tear.”
Editions: DVD, Blu-Ray
This monumental mid-nineteenth-century epic from Jan Troell (Here Is Your Life) charts, over the course of two films, a poor Swedish farming family’s voyage to America and their efforts to put down roots in this beautiful but forbidding new world.
1946 • 110 minutes • 1.33:1 • United States
Spine: #795 Editions: DVD, Blu-Ray
An ever-shifting battle of the sexes set on a Buenos Aires casino’s glittering floor and in its shadowy back rooms, Gilda is among the most sensual of all Hollywood noirs.
The visionary chroniclers of eccentric Americana Joel and Ethan Coen present one of their greatest creations in Llewyn Davis, a singer barely eking out a living on the peripheries of the flourishing Greenwich Village folk scene of the early sixties.
Giuseppe De Santis
1949 • 109 minutes • 1.33:1 • Italy
Spine: #792 Editions: DVD, Blu-Ray, Hulu Plus
This early smash for producer extraordinaire Dino De Laurentiis and director Giuseppe De Santis is neorealism with a heaping dose of pulp.
1977 • 126 minutes • 1.66:1 • Germany
Spine: #793 Editions: DVD, Blu-Ray
Wim Wenders pays loving homage to rough-and-tumble Hollywood film noir with The American Friend, a loose adaptation of Patricia Highsmith’s novel Ripley’s Game.
Editions: DVD, Blu-Ray
A young woman (Meiko Kaji), trained from childhood as an assassin and hell-bent on revenge for the murders of her father and brother and the rape of her mother, hacks and slashes her way to gory satisfaction.
1983 • 90 minutes • 1.33:1 • United States
Spine: #789 Editions: DVD, Blu-Ray
Made up of intimate, revelatory footage of the singular author and poet filmed over the course of five years, Howard Brookner’s 1983 documentary about William S. Burroughs was for decades mainly the stuff of legend.
1928 • 86 minutes • United States
Spine: #788 Editions: DVD, Blu-Ray, Hulu Plus
Speedy is an out-of-control love letter to New York that will have you grinning from ear to ear.
2013 • 101 minutes • 1.78:1 • Japan
Spine: #787 Editions: DVD, Blu-Ray, iTunes
The world-famous artist Takashi Murakami made his directorial debut with Jellyfish Eyes, taking his boundless imagination to the screen in a tale of friendship and loyalty that also addresses humanity’s propensity for destruction.
1969 • 102 minutes • 1.85:1 • United States
Spine: #494 Editions: DVD, Blu-Ray
In a beautifully understated performance, Redford is David Chappellet, a ruthlessly ambitious skier competing for Olympic gold with an underdog American team in Europe, and Gene Hackman provides tough support as the coach who tries to temper the upstart’s narcissistic drive for glory.