One writer’s childhood bond with his best friend was sealed by a fateful late-night screening of Die Hard with a Vengeance.
The Bette Midler/Lily Tomlin mistaken-identity comedy played a curiously strong role in one writer’s journey to queerness and leftism.
Alex Ross Perry’s punk-rock elegy isn’t just a bittersweet portrait of rock stardom, it’s a beautiful model of the long, hard road to sobriety.
Nora Ephron’s charming Tom Hanks/Meg Ryan comedy also makes the case for letting yourself be vulnerable and brave.
We look back on the anarchic joys of Monty Python’s The Meaning of Life, and how it shaped the comic sensibilities of a generation.
This month, we go off the beaten path and ask contributors to write about films they’re thankful they got to experience for one reason or another.