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The Far Country (1954)

The next to last in the Anthony Mann / Jimmy Stewart Westerns, "The Far Country" explores the outer limits of the individualist creed of the pioneer code.

Buried Treasures: Paris, Texas

Wim Wenders' “Paris, Texas” presents a stark, empty world, into which is infused a deeply touching story of lost love.

The Cook, the Thief, His Wife, and Her Lover

Seemingly designed for shock value, this picture is one of the most original visions I've ever seen.

North by Northwest

“North by Northwest” is one of those films in which I would change absolutely nothing.

Twelve Angry Men

Director Sidney Lumet forces us to feel the heightened emotions of the room via cinematography.

Ryan’s Daughter (1970)

Dismissed in its day for an epic approach to a tragic love triangle, "Ryan's Daughter" has been rightfully revived as a seminal work in David Lean's oeuvre.

The Apple Dumpling Gang

While I'd never put it on my list of the 10 greatest Disney pictures, it is cute, and Knotts & Conway are a hoot.
Tom Hanks and Dan Aykroyd star in 1987's "Dragnet," a Universal Pictures release.

Class of 1987: ‘Dragnet’

“Dragnet” is pokey next to its peers. Then again, like many prototypes, it’s a merely sufficient expression of possibility without refinement of later versions.