A bold experiment from Orson Welles in which his Irish traveller joins Rita Hayworth and others aboard a luxury yacht where a murder-mystery evolves. Wordy narrative is charged with atmosphere and that classic finale.
Albert Finney plays the titular character, an ennui-ridden author whose return to his hometown of Manchester is less than triumphant.
Finney's sole directorial outing -scripted by Shelagh Delaney- is an enigmatic, slightly surreal variation on the kitchen sink dramas in which he made his name, with the…
Eternal lovers Janet Gaynor and Charles Farrell endure spiritual turmoil and the ravages of war in this beautiful silent era classic, remarkable for both its visual sublime and intense appreciation of physical gestures and human faces.
A classic black farce where two Victorian siblings (Richardson and Mills) scramble tooth and nail to collect a massive legacy, each trying to outwit and disinherit the other from the legacy. Superb cast of the best British comedians gather for proceedings. Story by Robert Louis Stevenson.
A purring Elizabeth Taylor stars in this high-strung melodrama as a bed-hopping New York model, who questions her ways when she falls in love with a married socialite. Taylor famously loathed the movie - the last required on her MGM contract - despite its success, and it garnering her a Best Actress Oscar.…
Delicious Nicholas Ray-directed potboiler finds bum-legged Robert Taylor trying to cut ties with the mob. A slinky Cyd Charisse (tearing up the dance floor, as usual) and the always-terrifying Lee J. Cobb complicate his escape.