You Only Live Once is a lot of movie in just 86 minutes.
This is quintessential Sam Fuller filmmaking.
Cinema doesn’t get more meaningful than this.
Philosophical complexity and perceptive veracity mark the best of Bresson’s work, L’argent included.
The Lodger is an exemplary showcase for what would soon define the cinema of its celebrated director.
It took a man like Sam Peckinpah to make a film like Straw Dogs.
The giallo didn’t begin with The Bird with the Crystal Plumage, but Dario Argento’s 1970 debut did give the idiosyncratic genre an invigorating shot in the arm.
It has all the trappings of film noir, but make no mistake, They Live by Night, Nicholas Ray’s 1948 debut, is a love story at heart.
This collection is not just an assembly of great cinema; it is a compendium of cultural artifacts, celluloid expressions from diverse societies.
An eclectic grouping of formally fascinating, wholly distinct films, just as vital for their aesthetic distinction as they are for their ethnographic revelations.
From the opening clash to the final embrace, this Golden Age rarity offers up one delightful surprise after another.
While Good Morning is noticeably on the lighter side of things as far as Ozu is concerned, it packs an expressively perceptive punch.