Dr. No, July 5
Viva Las Vegas! Viva Elvis! Viva Ann-Margret! This widescreen extravaganza is “an American wet dream.”-Howard Hampton
Sergio Leone perfects violence as kinetic composition in “the greatest of all Spaghetti Westerns.”-Village Voice
The vibrant Leonard Bernstein/Jerome Robbins musical reinvents the Romeo and Juliet story in New York City.
Robert Altman's casually ironic adaptation casts Raymond Chandler's Philip Marlowe adrift in '70s L.A. With Elliott Gould, Sterling Hayden, and stunning widescreen cinematography by Vilmos Zsigmond.
Steve McQueen and Faye Dunaway in a stylish tale of bank robbery, romance, and stickin' it to “the Establishment.”
Building classic noir elements into a tricky play on reality and spectacle, Phil Karlson delivers a one-two punch of brute force and stylistic invention.
Judith Rosenberg on Piano. Waif Lillian Gish takes shelter with a Chinese immigrant in D. W. Griffith's delicate melodrama.
Charles Laughton directs a lush Southern Gothic nightmare starring Robert Mitchum as the archetypal evil preacher. “One of the greatest of all American films.”-Roger Ebert. With Lillian Gish.
Burt Lancaster and Tony Curtis in “a pungent exploration of ambition and evil in the New York newspaper world. . . . A chilling and powerful picture.”-Village Voice
Yul Brynner and Steve McQueen head up a band of gunmen in this exhilarating Western, set in Mexico and modeled on Kurosawa's Seven Samurai.
Robert De Niro gives body and soul to the role of boxer Jake La Motta in Scorsese's kinetic and visceral vision.
Howard Hawks directs John Wayne, Montgomery Clift, and a river of cattle in this rousing Western that is also a funny and moving study of male relationships.
Judith Rosenberg on Piano. Douglas Fairbanks swashbuckles through fantastic sets in “one of the most rousing adventures of the silent era.”-Time Out N.Y.
Woody Allen's visual love poem to the city of his heart. “Essential to experience on the big screen.”-The Onion
Allen's winning romantic comedy is as funny today as it was in the '70s, and, in a new print, as sparkling, too.
Classic ensemble actioner set in a WWII prison camp. “Steve McQueen bikes, Charles Bronson digs and everyone leaves the theater whistling. Seriously. We defy you not to.”-Time Out N.Y.
Jack Lemmon and Shirley MacLaine in an acid tale of sex and corporate success. “An American classic.”-N.Y. Times
It's Bond versus Goldfinger and the alluring Pussy Galore in perhaps the most iconic entry in the 007 franchise.
“Kubrick's first full-fledged masterpiece is a peerless insanity-of-war picture. . . . Kirk Douglas has never been better.”-Time Out N.Y.
Sterling Hayden heads up a phenomenal cast of B players plotting a racetrack holdup in Kubrick's high-voltage thriller. “Not to be missed.”-Chicago Reader
Sternberg's “delirious melodrama of decadence and sexual guilt that uses its Oriental motifs as a cipher for all that is unknown or unknowable. . . . Subversive cinema at its most sublime.”-Time Out
John Ford's first film with John Wayne and his first shot in Monument Valley, “Stagecoach is to American movies what The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is to American literature.”-N.Y. Observer
Judith Rosenberg on Piano. Set along the Mississippi, “Buster Keaton's most entertaining balance of the instinctual and the cerebral.”-Village Voice
Howard Hawks's rat-a-tat-taut direction drives this godfather of all gangster films.
Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, and Jack Lemmon in Billy Wilder's outrageous cross-dressing comedy, “one of the enduring treasures of the movies.”-Roger Ebert
The screen debut of James Bond, complete with double agents, double martinis, and Sean Connery as the suave 007.