This was supposed to be Charlie Chaplin's first talkie, but he wisely realized that to preserve the charm of the Little Tramp, he also had to preserve the silence.
Aging numbers-man Burt Lancaster yearns for the day when even the Atlantic Ocean "was something."
Preston Sturges received two Oscar nominations for 1944 films. This was one of them--even though it was written on the fly as it was being filmed.
...And their sons. This film had the unusual distinction of starring two "Jr."s, Lon Chaney and Noah Beery, both scions of silent film actors.
A movie that portrays politicians as corrupt? Believe it or not, this film nearly didn't get made for precisely that reason.
The film of Margaret Mitchell's bestselling saga of the ante- and post-bellum South set box office records that still stand.
In the era of the antihero, few were more antiheroic than Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker.
No one could put Richard Nixon back together again after Woodward and Bernstein got through with him.
There's corruption in Los Angeles's water department and private
detective Jake Gittes sticks his nose where he shouldn't-literally.
Oliver Stone's answer to probably every John Wayne war film ever made.