It’s the type of big Hollywood movie you don’t get anymore: a comedy for adults that’s wickedly smart, expertly acted and crafted, and hilarious. “Tootsie” is currently streaming on Netflix.
In 1997, James Cameron’s Titanic made a huge splash, causing box-office and award-season waves that drowned many of the year’s best films, including films […]
In 1992 audiences discovered both Quentin Tarantino (Reservoir Dogs) and Robert Rodriguez (El Mariachi) and rediscovered Robert Altman (The Player) and Francis Ford Coppola (Dracula). Audiences also saw audacious epics from Spike Lee (Malcom X) and Michael Mann (The Last of the Mohicans), as well as one of the best comedies of the ’90s (Wayne’s World) and one of the most haunting modern horror films (Candyman).
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind Directed by Michael Gondry Joel Barish, heartbroken that his girlfriend underwent a procedure to erase him from her […]
Wonder Boys Directed by Curtis Hanson Grady is a 50-ish English professor who hasn’t had a thing published in years – not since he […]
Eighth Grade Directed by Bo Burnham Thirteen-year-old Kayla endures the tidal wave of contemporary suburban adolescence as she makes her way through the last […]
In 1982 the five highest-grossing movies in the U.S. were: E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Tootsie, An Officer and a Gentleman, Rocky III, and Porky’s.
1982 also saw the release of classics like Blade Runner, The Thing, and Fast Times at Ridgemont High. Paul Newman gave one of his best performances in Sidney Lumet’s The Verdict. Ingmar Bergman directed his last masterpiece. Martin Scorsese directed a darkly comic cult classic. And Eddie Murphy and Nick Nolte teamed up for the dawning of the buddy-action-flick.
1987 also saw the release of a number of cult classics (Evil Dead II, Withnail and I), action franchises (RoboCop, Predator, Lethal Weapon), beloved classics (The Princess Bride, Dirty Dancing), and darkly comic masterpieces (Moonstruck, Broadcast News).
Collected here are 20 essential movies from 1987 and where they can be streamed, rented, or purchased.
Celebrate the iconic comedic performer’s 131st birthday with these delightful scenes.
The Decorah Public Library recently made available to card holders the on-demand film streaming service Kanopy, a popular streaming platform that provides Winneshiek County […]
Sometimes a movie is so bad, so misguided, so tone-deaf, so ill-conceived, so dumb that it becomes a unique cinematic experience: the rare good-bad […]
The City of Angels–with its mysterious charm and veneer of glamour–has been the setting for a host of genres, ranging from hard-boiled noir (The Big Sleep, Double Indemnity) and neo-noir (The Long Goodbye, Inherent Vice, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang), to action movies (Beverly Hills Cop) and sci-fi dystopias (Blade Runner).