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Classic Cinema

A Raisin in the Sun (1961)

8.1/10
Director: Daniel Petrie
Starring: Sidney Poitier, Claudia McNeil, Ruby Dee, Louis Gossett Jr

Based on Lorraine Hansberry's play about a 1950s African-American family who get the opportunity (via an insurance pay-out) to improve their lives. Fe... Read more

A Ship Bound for India (1947)

6.6/10
Director: Ingmar Bergman
Starring: Birger Malmsten, Anna Lindahl, Gertrud Fridh, Holger Lowenadler

When Johannes Blom (Birger Malmsten) returns home after seven years at sea, he finds his former sweetheart despondent. Johannes had first met Sally (G... Read more

A Shot in the Dark (1964)

7.6/10
Director: Blake Edwards
Starring: Peter Sellers, Elke Sommer, George Sanders

Quite possibly the best of the Pink Panther films finds the illogically inept Inspector Jacques Clouseau (Peter Sellers) attempting to prove the innoc... Read more

A Star Is Born (Gaynor) (1937)

7.8/10
Director: William A Wellman
Starring: Fredric March, Janet Gaynor, Adolphe Menjou

Marvelous drama about a self-destructive actor and the young movie hopeful he marries. Fredric March and Janet Gaynor are at their best in this origin... Read more

A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)

8/10
Director: Elia Kazan
Starring: Vivien Leigh, Marlon Brando, Kim Hunter, Karl Malden

Blanche du Bois, the magnificently brooding Vivien Leigh, a faded descendant of the once-proud Southern gentry, comes to live with her matter-of-fact... Read more

A Streetcar Named Desire ( Blu-ray ) (1951)

8/10
Director: Elia Kazan
Starring: Karl Malden, Kim Hunter, Marlon Brando, Vivien Leigh

Blanche du Bois, the magnificently brooding Vivien Leigh, a faded descendant of the once-proud Southern gentry, comes to live with her matter-of-fact... Read more

A Summer Place (1959)

7/10
Director: Delmer Daves
Starring: Richard Egan, Dorothy McGuire, Sandra Dee

A classic soap opera set in a scenic New England town where teenagers and adults discover love and its entanglements. Richard Egan and Dorothy McGuire... Read more

A Tale of Two Cities (1958)

7.1/10
Director: Ralph Thomas
Starring: Dirk Bogarde, Dorothy Tutin, Cecil Parker

A faithful retelling of the Dickens story in this well-made British production, with Dirk Bogarde a good Sydney Carton. Read more

A Tale of Two Cities (1935)

7.8/10
Director: Jack Conway
Starring: Basil Rathbone, Edna May Oliver, Elizabeth Allan, Ronald Colman, Reginald Owen

An elaborate adaptation of Dickens' classic tale of the French Revolution. Dissipated lawyer Sydney Carton defends emigre Charles Darnay from charges... Read more

A Taste of Honey (1961)

7.6/10
Director: Tony Richardson
Starring: Dora Bryan, Rita Tushingham, Robert Stephens, Murray Melvin

A lively tale of a pregnant Salford teenager, her mother, and her unlikely friendship with a gay man. Time has left its mark on many of the innovative... Read more