Film scholar and educator Ted Walch presents the films of Sidney Lumet. This riveting courtroom drama tells the story of a jury of 12 men as the deliberate the conviction or acquittal of a defendant on the basis of reasonable doubt, forcing the jurors to question their morals and values. The all-star cast includes Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, Ed Begley, E.G. Marshall, Jack Warden, Martin Balsam, Jake Klugman.
Alexander Payne (ELECTION, SIDEWAYS, THE DESCENDANTS, NEBRASKA) wrote and directed this bold comedy about Ruth Stoops, an irresponsible, drug-addicted pregnant woman who finds herself in the middle of an abortion debate when both parties attempt to sway her to their respective sides.
Rfor sexuality, nudity, language and some drug use.
Gloria (Julianne Moore) is a free-spirited divorcée who spends her days at a straight-laced office job and her nights on the dance floor, joyfully letting loose at clubs around Los Angeles. After meeting Arnold (John Turturro) on a night out, she finds herself thrust into an unexpected new romance, filled with both the joys of budding love and the complications of dating, identity, and family. From Academy Award-winning director Sebastián Lelio (A Fantastic Woman, Disobedience) comes a sophisticated romantic comedy that shows love can strike at any time, relationships are never simple, and nothing can get you down as long as you keep dancing.
Joseph Mankiewicz directed this musical starring Marlon Brando, Jean Simmons, Frank Sinatra and Vivian Blaine.
Film scholar and educator Ted Walch presents the films of Sidney Lumet. Winner of four Academy Awards, Network is the satirical story about a television network that exploits a deranged former anchor's ravings and revelations about the news media for its own profits. Starring Peter Finch (Best Actor), Faye Dunaway (Best Actress), Beatrice Straight (Best Supporting Actress), William Holden, Peter Finch, Robert Duvall. Written by Paddy Cheyefsky.
(1939) Cary Grant, Jean Arthur and Rita Hayworth star in this drama from Howard Hawks. It is generally regarded as being among Hawks' finest films, particularly in its portrayal of the professionalism of the pilots in the story, its atmosphere and the flying sequences.
Film scholar and educator Ted Walch presents the films of Sidney Lumet. After antiwar activists Annie and Arthur Pope (Christine Lahti and Judd Hirsch) blew up a napalm lab in 1971, they became lifelong fugitives. They and their children have stayed just one step ahead of the law, running from state to state, job to job, identify to identify. But now elder son Danny (River Phoenix) wants to stop running from a past not his. And to do so, he might never see his on-the-lam family again.
Cary Grant and Grace Kelly star in Alfred Hitchcock's romantic thriller about a reformed jewel thief suspected of returning to his former occupation. He must ferret out the real thief to prove his innocence. (1955)
A side-splitting wack film from 1949. Sweet-natured Alice Sycamore (Jean Arthur) falls for banker's son Tony Kirby (James Stewart). But when she invites her snooty prospective in-laws to dinner to give their blessing to the marriage, Alice's peculiar extended family might be too eccentric for the staid Kirbys.