A well-made but schizophrenic film that marked the end of Gary Cooper's film acting career, the peak of Charlton Heston's and the beginning for Richard Harris.
Director Sidney Lumet forces us to feel the heightened emotions of the room via cinematography.
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.
Can a film still be a masterpiece while remaining intrinsically flawed? If so, "The Natural" comes as close as it gets.
While I'd never put it on my list of the 10 greatest Disney pictures, it is cute, and Knotts & Conway are a hoot.
William Holden's screen debut has a predictably mushy romantic plot, but the vivid characters, emotive acting and smart dialogue carry the day.
The great life of Gen. George S. Patton deserved a final chapter on film, but had to settle for this made-for-TV version.