Bette Davis stars as Margo Channing, a highly regarded but aging Broadway star. Anne Baxter plays Eve Harrington, an ambitious young fan who insinuates herself into Channing's life, ultimately threatening Channing's career and her personal relationships. The film costars George Sanders, Celeste Holm, Thelma Ritter, and Marilyn Monroe in one of her early roles.
The film was nominated for 14 Academy Awards, winning six, including Best Picture.
Boom For Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat follows Basquiat's life pre-fame and how New York City, the times, the people and the movements surrounding him formed the artist he became.
The definition of fame, success and power were very different from today - to be a penniless but published poet was the height of success, until everything changed in the early 1980s. This is New York City's story before that change.
Part of Space. Tiime. Light. series presented by film scholar Ted Walch.
This dystopian thriller takes place in 2027 where two decades of human infertility have left society on the brink of collapse. Illegal immigrants seek sanctuary in the United Kingdom where the last functioning government opposes oppressive immigration laws on refugees. Clive Owen plays civil servant Theo Faron who must help a refugee escape the chaos. Also starring Julianne Moore, Michael Caine, Chiwetel Ejiofor, and Charlie Hunnam. Director Alfonso Cuaron.
Part of Space. Time. Light. series presented by film scholar Ted Walch.
Chinatown was inspired by the California Water Wars, a series of disputes over southern California water at the beginning of the 20th century. It's one of the great noir mystery films, and stars Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, and John Huston. Screenplay by Robert Towne. Directed by Roman Polanski. Nominated for 11 Academy Awards
Cher, Bob Hoskins, Winona Ryder and Christina Ricci star in the comedy/drama about a very unconventional single mother who relocates with her two daughters to a small Massachusetts town in 1963, where events both challenge and strengthen family bonds.
A woman is asked to spy on a group of Nazi friends in South America. How far will she have to go to ingratiate herself with them?
Presented by director Robin Swicord
PGfor some thematic elements and language.
At the age of 84, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has developed a breathtaking legal legacy while becoming an unexpected pop culture icon. But without a definitive Ginsburg biography, the unique personal journey of this diminutive, quiet warrior's rise to the nation's highest court has been largely unknown, even to some of her biggest fans - until now. RBG is a revelatory documentary exploring Ginsburg's exceptional life and career from Betsy West and Julie Cohen, and co-produced by Storyville Films and CNN Films.
Baz Luhrmann's fabulous retelling of Shakespeare's epic love story starring Claire Dane, Leonardo DiCaprio, Paul Rudd, John Leguizamo, Diane Venora and Paul Sorvino. With a killer soundtrack and visuals to match.
Part of Space. Time. Light series presented by film scholar Ted Walch.
This Mexican drama is a coming-of-age story about two teenage boys who take a road trip with an older woman. It is set in 1999 against the backdrop of the political and economic realities of present-day Mexico. The film is recognized for its explicit depiction of sex and drug use. Nominated for for an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay, and for a Golden Globe as Best Foreign Language Film. Directed by Alfonso Cuaron.