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‘The Lubitsch touch’ on FilmStruck this week
Master of the romantic comedy Ernst Lubitsch is FilmStuck’s “director of the week.”
Five opera films that hit the high notes
If the Gene Siskel FIlm Center’s screening of The Magic Flute has you longing for more opera films, here are five that hit the high notes.
Lana Turner shines as FilmStruck’s Star of the Week
FilmStruck’s “star of the week” Lana Turner shines in these five films.
Crashing the boys’ club: independent women directors in the 60s and 70s
Men weren’t the only ones making thoughtful and provocative independent films in the 1960s and ’70s, as this selection demonstrates.
Jean-Pierre Melville’s brooding cinema surveyed on FilmStruck
FilmStruck presents the films of influential French filmmaker Jean-Pierre Melville.
Five big-screen movies obsessed with the small screen
Five movies remind us that filmmakers have always been fascinated with the box in the living room
FilmStruck spotlights the sophisticated cinema of George Cukor
George Cukor, the great Hollywood auteur hiding in plain sight, gets the “director of the week” treatment form FilmStruck.
Urgh! A Music War and other punk and postpunk new wave cinema
Five films that captured the vibrant, changing pop-music scene of the 1980s.
James Cagney is more than just a tough-guy as FilmStruck’s Star of the Week
James Cagney dances past his gangster persona in several of FilmStruck’s “Star of the Week” selections.
Joan Crawford shines in five Hollywood classics
We boil down the iconic actress’s five-decade screen career into five must-see films.
Five masters of stop-motion animation
If you like the Czech animations by Jiri Trnka showing this month at Film Center, try out these other five greats of nontraditional animation.
John Huston, FilmStruck’s Director of the Week, had a way with actors
FilmStruck “Director of the Week” John Huston always got great performances, from Humphrey Bogart in the 1940s to his daughter Anjelica Huston in the ’80s,
Check in, then check out these five iconic hotel movies
Hotels play a starring role in film history, from Georges Méliès in 1897 to Wes Anderson in 2014.
David Lean, FilmStruck’s Director of the Week, has more to offer than just Lawrence of Arabia
FilmStruck spotlights director David Lean, whose early Dickens adaptations and later epics shouldn’t obscure his more intimate dramas from the 1950s.