• The Lady From Shanghai

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.

Yankee Doodle Dandy, the classic Warner Brothers musical.

The Lady From Shanghai, the “weirdest great movie ever made” according to Dave Kehr.

Funny Face, the Stanley Donen comedy.

Sacco and Vanzetti, Peter Miller’s documentary about the Sacco and Vanzetti case from a post-9/11 perspective.

Sex Is Comedy, Catherine Breillat’s drama about an erotic-film shoot.

Cat People, the Val Lewton-Jacques Tourneur horror masterpiece.

The Moderns, the Alan Rudolph drama.

For even more selections, check out OMTWN, your go-to spot for streaming recommendations. Happy watching!