Belle de Jour

When Belle de Jour was first released in 1967, CV was a lot younger, the world of film was less jaded, and the subject matter here was unquestionably titillating. Today, when sadism/masochism has become common subject matter for  ...

City of God (Cidade de Deus)

Jamoca Chocolate Kahlua Cake Few movies attain the greatness of a genuinely profound experience that lingers on permanently in the cultural consciousness. Films like The Seventh Seal, Citizen Kane, or Ikiru, to arbitrarily list a  ...

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

Chinese Porcelain Chopsticks Set Porcelain chopsticks with the chopstick rests, 5 pairs with 5 rests, Chinese dragon pattern. Mention the phrase “martial arts film” to most moviegoers and visions of badly dubbed actors  ...

Dr. T and the Women

Click the poster to buy at MovieGoods.com Robert Altman has been one of America’s most visible contrarians for more than thirty years now; the man is possessed by the same perverse imp that’s so  ...

High Fidelity

Noting that pop music is a lot about heartbreak, misery, and loss, Rob (John Cusack) addresses the movie audience directly and muses, "Do I like pop music because I'm miserable or am I miserable because I listen to pop  ...

The Inheritors

The Inheritors is the second film by writer-director Stefan Ruzowitzky, the first to find distributorship in the United States. It is a work that would be a credit to a far more experienced film maker, powered by a  ...

Journey from the Fall

The fall in Journey from the Fall refers to the fall of Saigon in 1975, a tumultuous time when American forces withdrew in defeat and American allies among the Vietnamese were left to cope with the conquering North Vietnamese  ...

Love’s Labour’s Lost

Shakespeare's Love's Labour's Lost is sort of an Elizabethan take on the difficulties of sublimation in the under thirty set. The young King of Navarre, along with three equally young lords, sign a pact to concentrate on their studies  ...

Rules of Engagement

Where movies are concerned, the first few months of the year 2000 call to mind the classic Thanksgiving episode of WKRP in Cincinnati - the one where station manager Arthur Carlson arranges for dozens of live turkeys to be  ...

Snatch

Snatch (2000) Buy it at Art.com Moviegoers nostalgic for those halcyon days of the late 1990's when the influence of  ...