Federico Fellini tells the story of a director, struggling to tell a story he wanted to tell, in the confines of what the production company wants to see.Read more "Federico Fellini’s 8 1/2"
A (mostly) accurate account of the theft of The General, a Civil War locomotive, is a solid representation of slapstick comedies of the silent era.Read more "The General"
Metropolis is the story of a wealthy family, Joh Frederson and his son Freder, in control of the labor that makes the city function.Read more "Metropolis"
The Battle Algiers tells the story of the revolution in Algiers as neutrally as possible, and they did a pretty good job.Read more "The Battle of Algiers"
This film is a memory and a dream. It is a series of stressed chain links holding up a piano that dangles over the viewer.Read more "Mirror"
Sometimes I sit down and watch a film with some preconceived notions of what will entertain me. I had watched the first twenty-odd minutes of The Passion of Joan of Arc several months ago, before I started working through the films on the Sight and Sound list, and I cannot say that I was really […]Read more "The Passion of Joan of Arc"
The film is about the seven samurai that help a small village to withstand an onslaught by bandits. It is one of finest films ever made.Read more "Seven Samurai"
Pierrot le Fou is about an asshole who is so unhappy in his marriage he decides he is better off running away with a babysitter to write a novel.Read more "Pierrot le Fou"