Ship of Fools (1965)

 7.5/10

Director: Stanley Kramer

Stars: Vivien Leigh, Simone Signoret, José Ferrer

Plot: A varied group of passengers boarding a ship bound for pre-WWII Germany represents a microcosm of early 1930s society.

Caught (1949)

Director: Max Ophüls

Stars: James Mason, Barbara Bel Geddes, Robert Ryan

Plot: It was Leonora Eames' childhood dream come true. She had married Smith Ohlrig, a man worth millions. But her innocent...

The Lovers of Montparnasse (1958)

Director: Max Ophüls, Jacques Becker

Stars: Gérard Philipe, Lilli Palmer, Lea Padovani

Plot: Biographic film chronicling the last year of the life of the Italian painter Amedeo Modigliani, 1919, who falls in love...

The Reckless Moment (1949)

Director: Max Ophüls

Stars: James Mason, Joan Bennett, Geraldine Brooks

Plot: A mother attempts to protect her murderous daughter.

Letter from an Unknown Woman (1948)

Director: Max Ophüls

Stars: Joan Fontaine, Louis Jourdan, Mady Christians

Plot: A pianist about to flee from a duel receives a letter from a woman he cannot remember. As she tells the story of her...

Judgment at Nuremberg

Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)

 8.5/10

Director: Stanley Kramer

Stars: Spencer Tracy, Burt Lancaster, Richard Widmark

Plot: In 1948, an American court in occupied Germany tries four Nazi judges for war crimes.

The Great Escape

The Great Escape (1963)

 8/10

Director: John Sturges

Stars: Steve McQueen, James Garner, Richard Attenborough

Plot: Allied prisoners of war plan for several hundred of their number to escape from a German camp during World War II.

Labor Day (2013)

 7/10

Director: Jason Reitman

Stars: Josh Brolin, Kate Winslet, Gattlin Griffith

Plot: Depressed single mom Adele and her son Henry offer a wounded, fearsome man a ride. As police search town for the...

Silence

Silence (2016)

 7/10

Director: Martin Scorsese

Stars: Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver, Tadanobu Asano

Plot: Japan, 17th century: in search of a missing priest, two Jesuit missionaries face an extreme test of faith in a country...

Gangs of New York

Gangs of New York (2002)

 7.5/10

Director: Martin Scorsese

Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Daniel Day-Lewis, Cameron Diaz

Plot: Amsterdam Vallon is a young Irish immigrant released from prison. He returns to the Five Points seeking vengeance...

Far from Heaven (2002)

 7.5/10

Director: Todd Haynes

Stars: Julianne Moore, Dennis Quaid, Dennis Haysbert

Plot: In 1950s Connecticut, a housewife faces a marital crisis and mounting racial tensions in the outside world.

The Island (2005)

Director: Michael Bay

Stars: Ewan McGregor, Scarlett Johansson, Djimon Hounsou

Plot: In 2019, Lincoln Six-Echo is a resident of a seemingly "Utopian" but contained facility. Like all of the inhabitants of...

All Is Lost (2013)

 7/10

Director: J.C. Chandor

Stars: Robert Redford

Plot: After a collision with a shipping container at sea, a resourceful sailor finds himself, despite all efforts to the...

The Dictator (2012)

 7.5/10

Director: Larry Charles

Stars: Sacha Baron Cohen, Anna Faris, Ben Kingsley

Plot: The heroic story of a dictator who risks his life to ensure that democracy would never come to the country he so...

Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)

 8/10

Director: Frank Capra

Stars: Cary Grant, Priscilla Lane, Raymond Massey

Plot: A drama critic learns on his wedding day that his beloved maiden aunts are homicidal maniacs, and that insanity runs in...

Return from the Ashes (1965)

Director: J. Lee Thompson

Stars: Maximilian Schell, Samantha Eggar, Ingrid Thulin

Plot: A Jewish woman, Dr. Michele Wolf, interred in a Nazi concentration camp during WWII returns to her Paris home after the...