Nov. 27, 2013 09:55
The resurgence of Disney Studios’ animated features can be traced directly to this irresistible 1989 romp that was branded an instant classic in the studio’s grand tradition....
Nov. 20, 2013 09:58
Forgoing analysis of the myriad theories surrounding the assassination of John F. Kennedy, this self-explanatory Smithsonian Channel documentary is a methodical, well-assembled examination of the tragic events of Nov. 22, 1963 in Dallas....
Nov. 6, 2013 10:35
Agatha Christie’s quintessential whodunit Ten Little Indians has been brought to the screen several times. The first and best was this 1945 version, served to perfection by screenwriter Dudley Nichols and director Rene Clair....
Oct. 30, 2013 10:28
One of Hollywood’s first — and best — haunted-house movies, this 1944 screen adaptation of the novel Uneasy Freehold is an elegant and stylish chiller, afforded very classy treatment by a major studio (Paramount)....
Oct. 23, 2013 11:01
William Friedkin’s groundbreaking 1973 adaptation of William Peter Blatty’s bestseller is considered by many to be the scariest movie ever made — and time has diminished none of its impact. Regan MacNeil (Linda Blair) is a young girl with a big problem....
Oct. 16, 2013 10:04
The perfect holiday movie. Fifteen years after murdering his sister Judith, Michael Myers escapes from an asylum and returns home to Haddonfield, Ill. to continue his reign of terror on Halloween night. Donald Pleasence plays Dr. Loomis, doggedly pursuing his fugitive patient....
Oct. 9, 2013 09:46
Released in 1985, the third in George A. Romero’s “original” Dead trilogy is perhaps the best. Much as Night of the Living Dead (1968) reflected the ’60s and Dawn of the Dead (1979) the ’70s, Day of the Dead offers a glimpse into ’80s culture — albeit with Romero’s distinctive spin....
Oct. 2, 2013 11:44
A fine cast includes Patricia Owens as his desperate wife, while horror perennial Vincent Price plays his initially skeptical brother and Herbert Marshall the inspector on the case. All bring conviction to their roles.....
Sept. 25, 2013 10:04
Sweden’s most famous Bergmans — Ingmar and Ingrid — united for the first and only time in this 1978 drama that earned both Oscar nominations: Ingmar for Best Original Screenplay and Ingrid (in her final feature) as Best Actress. Ingrid Bergman portrays Charlotte, a legendary pianist who unexpectedly visits her elder daughter Eva....

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