Twenty-five years before Katy Perry, Jessica Lange kisses a girl and it feels good, even if it is Dustin Hoffman.
The real question is who comes off worse: the callous GM executive, the bunny-cidal woman or Bob Eubanks, the anti-Semitic, joke-telling gameshow host.
A mental institution is the setting for Ken Kesey's 1962 parable about the power of the state.
Hitler was said to have seen this twice. One tends to doubt, however, that he gave it a thumbs up.
The blacklisted Dalton Trumbo wrote this romantic comedy about a queen who in Gregory Peck's arms would much rather be part of the working class--that's a Marxist message for you.
The story may have been set in World War I, but it was the specter of fascism that loomed over Renoir's masterpiece.
Long before Orwell envisioned 1984, Fritz Lang depicted 2026 as a battleground between workers and capitalists beneath an Art Deco city
Hollywood turns a novel about a gay murder into a call to action
against anti-Semitism. Homophobia would have to wait.
Before he was the perfect TV dad, Fred MacMurray was Billy Wilder's favorite movie heavy.
What happened was Clark Gable doffed his shirt to reveal his bare chest, prompting the second great crash of the Depression: in undershirt sales.