Best of the 1990s

Close-Up (1990)Close-Up (1990)

When Hossan Sabzian met another fan of filmmaker Mohsen Makmalbaf, he lied, claiming he was the famous director. This lie predictably spiraled out of control until Sabzian was exposed as a fraud and arrested.

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Tim’s Big Adventure

Edward ScissosrhandsEdward Scissorhands (1990)

When Avon salesman Peg Boggs (Dianne Wiest) discovers Edward, (Johnny Depp) the final creation of The Inventor (Vincent Price), living alone in an abandoned mansion, she pities him and takes him to live with her family.

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Best of the 1950s

Sunset Boulevard (1950)Sunset Boulevard (1950)

Faded silent screen star Norma Desmond (Gloria Swanson) steadfastly believes she will regain her former glory and hires writer Joe Gillis (William Holden) to help with her planned comeback, but as the project drags on their relationship becomes dangerously complicated.

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Best of the 1980s

ImageThe Shining (1980)

Writer Jack Torrance takes a job as a winter caretaker at the Overlook Hotel which was built on a Native American burial ground. Haunted by the numerous evil spirits which populate the hotel, Jack slowly loses his mind and unsuccessfully attempts to kill his wife, Wendy and young son, Danny.

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Best of the 1970s

I Never Sang for My Father (1970)

I Never Sang for My Father (1970)

Gene Garrison (Gene Hackman) plans to marry and move across the country with his girlfriend. His mother, Margaret, gives him her blessing, but his father, Tom (Melvyn Douglas) is hostile towards the union, preferring Gene stay in New York.

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Best of the 1960s

Testament of Orpheus (1960)

In the final film installment of Jean Cocteau’s Orphic trilogy, he encounters characters from his previous films and appears before a tribunal to defend his life and art.

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