• Wet Hot American Summer

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.

Sans Soleil, the Chris Marker documentary and “one of the key nonfiction films of our time,” according to Jonathan Rosenbaum.

I Live in Fear, Akira Kurosawa’s stirring but underrated look at nuclear war.

Rope, Alfred Hitchcock’s experiment in long takes.

The Son the Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne drama.

The Southerner, Jean Renoir’s “finest Hollywood film,” according to Dave Kehr.

Wet Hot American Summer, David Wain’s cult comedy.

Hero, Zhang Yimou’s artful actioner.