One of Francis Ford Coppola’s most underrated films is a moving look at the legacy of violence & what it means to be a “leader.”
Coppola’s dual masterpieces remain the blueprints for epic tales of power & destiny.
Sandwiched between Godfathers I & II, the paranoid thriller features Francis Ford Coppola in his greatest collaboration.
We examine the game changing highs and ambitious lows of Coppola’s six decade career.
Wong Kar-wai’s genial romantic drama is at least as much about the America he loves as it is about the characters.
This 1997 romantic drama embodies the outstanding atmospheric qualities of Wong Kar-wai’s body of work.
Wong Kar-wai is economical with dialogue in this 1995 feature, relying on atmosphere & physicality to tell a complete story.
Wong Kar-wai’s melancholy second feature hits harder in the face of current events.
Mira Nair’s most American film may well be her most impersonal.
Mira Nair turns a dreary novel into something bright and beautiful, and changed how we looked at it.
David Fincher’s syrupy historical fantasy is as sumptuously filmed as it is shallowly written.
Arguably one of David Fincher’s best films, Zodiac focuses on the tedium of a murder investigation, rather than the crimes themselves.
One of David Fincher’s more straightforward suspense thrillers, Panic Room finds that greed always levels the playing ground.
Kathryn Bigelow’s most recent film is a brutal, unblinking look at police brutality.
Kathryn Bigelow’s Oscar winning drama tossed aside the bombastic, jingoistic cliches of war pictures in favor of something more chilling.
Kathryn Bigelow’s vision of a grim future was mostly rejected by audiences — now we’re living in it.
Swayze’s thrill-seeking bank-robber is a magnetic blast to hang out with. And he’s a blinkered, reckless fool who does a massive amount of harm.
Initially a box office flop, Kathryn Bigelow’s stylish horror-Western became an iconic cult classic.