We haven’t touched on Georges Méliès for awhile, so let’s consider his 1905 film, The Legend of Rip Van Winkle, or sometimes just called Rip’s Dream. One of the most popular genres
I spent the last couple of nights watching Hoop Dreams for the first time in 25 years. It remains an absolutely astounding film, almost certainly the best sports documentary of all time and with an ar
Since this is a milestone post in the Film Club, let’s focus on a great film. I love the classic period of Wong Kar-Wai, who has a strong claim to be the best director working in the 1990s. Gran
On Roy Clark Grave Day, this was inevitable. At least we get some Loretta and Conway in this 1974 episode.
We haven’t watched any corporate propaganda in awhile. So let’s watch this piece of brilliance out of Del Monte’s canned pea industry, the 1939 film Pick of the Pod. Using color in 1
The 1970s was a strange time in the movies, in the sense that you could seemingly get any damn thing on the big screen. The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars and Motor Kings is a 1976 comedy about Negro
I just watched this 1980 classic by Hector Babenco, the father of the genre of Brazilian films looking at street kids. I have a somewhat limited tolerance for the genre of “let’s get amate
I’d long been curious about the 1978 British remake of The Big Sleep, with Robert Mitchum as Marlowe. It is bad. Very bad. There’s not a single thing about this film that is as good as the