On the Waterfront – 1954

Marlon Brando was an interesting guy. To describe him as eccentric would be an understatement. But personal life aside, he was a truly talented actor who created some of the most memorable characters in film history. One of his greatest roles was as Terry Malloy, a down-and-out boxer working at the docks. Malloy finds himself […]

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The Philadelphia Story – 1940

The 1940s offered up some of the best talent in film history. From leading men to starlets to man-candy, this period in cinematic history should be considered the golden age. Cary Grant, Katherine Hepburn, and Jimmy Stewart are three of this era’s greatest talents and they play a hilarious love triangle in this classic comedy. […]

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Rebecca – 1940

Winner of Best Picture almost 80 years ago, this Hitchcock film is one of his best and is arguably the one that gained him international recognition. The film follows a young woman (Joan Fontaine) who meets and marries Maxim de Winter (Laurence Olivier), a rich widower who is seeking companionship following the recent death of […]

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The Rules of the Game – 1939

One of the best french films of all time, brought to the world by the phenomenal Jean Renoir. The film follows an eclectic group of characters who are intertwined by a series of romantic entanglements that consume them and threaten to ruin their lives. The film is a comedy of manners that features an great […]

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Clouds of Sils Maria – 2014

Life imitating art and vice versa is a common theme in film. In Clouds of Sils Maria, aging actress Maria Enders, the wonderful Juliette Binoche, is a stage actress who is recruited back to the stage in the play that made her famous. The catch is that she is playing the role of the victimized […]

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Córki Dancingu – 2015

Definitely one of the weirdest movies I’ve seen recently. This film takes its inspiration from Hans Christian Anderson’s Little Mermaid, but sets it in a nightclub in 1980s Poland. What makes it even weirder is that it is a musical. The story follows two mermaid sisters, Silver and Golden, who land in Poland and trade […]

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