Content: Films

Sean Connery and Tippi Hedren in Marnie
"Marnie" (1964) is one of the most complex thrillers directed by Alfred Hitchcock and follows one of his most fertile periods in his career which produced: "Rear Window," " Vertigo," "North By Northwest" and "Psycho." The film is based on the novel of the same name by Winston Graham and stars Tippi Hedren and Sean Connery. The original film score was composed by the legendary Bernard Herrmann.
Movie poster: Bernie
Bernie, the new film directed by Richard Linklater, (b,1960 in Houston, Texas) and written by Linklater and Skip Hollandsworth, is an unusual black comedy,  based on the real life story of Bernie Tiede, the companion of a Texas woman, a millionaire.
Screenshot: Breathless
Breathless (French: Àbout de souffle; literally "at breath's end") (1960) was directed by Jean-Luc Godard (b. 1930), his first feature film. It was one of the first and most influential films of the French New Wave. At the time, the film attracted much attention for its bold visual style and the innovative use of jump cuts.
Al Pacino and Larlon Brando in The Godfther
As you watch a humorless Michael Corleone destroy the lives of those he once loved in the Godfather Part Two, the film becomes a Shakespearean tragedy that unfolds during  booming post World War Two America.
Book cover: Glenn Ford: A Life
Teacher Mr. Warneke: "There's absolutely no discipline problem here." Teacher Jim Murdock: "There is no discipline problem in Alcatraz either."   Teacher Mr. Dadier: "I said bring your paper up here." Student Artie West: "And I said what for." Artie West: "You going to make me, Dadio?" Mr. Dadier: "Come on, let's go."
Screenshot: City Lights
One of the most touching scenes in film history occurs when Charlie Chaplin, the tramp, is recognized by the flower girl at the conclusion  of "City Lights" (1931).
Movie poster: Citizen Kane
Citizen Kane, which many experts believe is the greatest film ever made, is the latest entry in our Classic Films for Movie night series. Roger Ebert, who offers a lively commentary filled with fascinating details about the film on the seventieth anniversary DVD edition of Citizen Kane, said this in 2008:
Screenshot: Charade (Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn)
Although concerned about the youth of Audrey Hepburn,  his 34-year-old leading lady,  Cary Grant, 59, was at his charming and masculine best in this suspenseful, romantic and witty film, Charade (1963).
Fahrenhit 451 Movie Poster
Guy Montag: Do you remember what you asked me the other day? If I ever read the books I burn? Remember? Clarisse: Uh-huh. Guy Montag: Last night I read one.   An America where critical thought through reading is illegal is the theme of the controversial book by Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451, published in 1953.
Jack Nicholson in Chinatown
Morty: Can you believe it? We're in the middle of a drought, and the water commissioner drowns. Only in L.A. Film noir enjoyed a  stylish breath of fresh air with the release of Chinatown (1974). Directed by Roman Polanski and written by Robert Towne, the complex tale tells the story of the Southern California water wars in the early 20th century. Chinatown is the latest in our Classic Films for Movie Night series.