Each Friday, we recommend seven Old Movies to Watch Now, all of which come recommended by one of our critics and can currently be screened online. Read the review, watch the movie, feel accomplished.
• Valerie and Her Week of Wonders, Jaromil Jires surrealist mood piece.
• The Man With the Golden Arm, Otto Preminger’s Frank Sinatra vehicle.
• Helvetica, Gary Hustwit’s documentary about the ubiquitous typeface.
• His Girl Friday, the classic Howard Hawks comedy.
• Quadrophenia, Franc Roddam’s adaptation of the Who’s concept album.
• Faust, F.W. Murnau’s biggest hit in his native Germany.
• The Ground Truth, Patricia Foulkrod’s documentary about Iraq War vets.
For even more selections, check out OMTWN, your go-to spot for streaming recommendations. Happy watching!