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The Graduate (1967)

The Graduate
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Mike Nichols, starring Dustin Hoffman, Anne Bancroft, Katharine Ross, William Daniels
Rated PG

The Graduate is a 1967 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Mike Nichols and written by Buck Henry and Calder Willingham, based on the 1963 novel of the same name by Charles Webb. The film tells the story of Benjamin Braddock (Dustin Hoffman), a recent college graduate with no well-defined aim in life, who is seduced by an older woman, Mrs. Robinson (Anne Bancroft), and then falls in love with her daughter Elaine (Katharine Ross). The film explores the cultural revolution of the 1960s, including changing sexual mores and the transition from college life to adult responsibilities. The Graduate was released to positive reviews and became one of the biggest box office successes of the decade, grossing more than $104 million in the United States. It was nominated for seven Academy Awards, including Best Picture, and won the Oscar for Best Director. It was also the first film of its kind to receive widespread critical acclaim and commercial success.

Sing Street (2016)

Sing Street
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From John Carney, starring Ferdia Walsh-Peelo, Aidan Gillen, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Jack Reynor
Rated PG-13

Sing Street is a coming-of-age musical comedy-drama film written and directed by John Carney. Set in Dublin in the mid-1980s, the film tells the story of a teenage boy, Conor, who lives in an economically-depressed neighborhood. In order to escape the troubles in his home life and the bullying he faces at school, Conor forms a band and starts writing and performing songs with his best friend and other musicians in the neighborhood. Along the way, Conor falls in love with an aspiring model and learns some important lessons about growing up and taking risks. Through his music, Conor finds the strength to overcome his struggles and make a brighter future for himself and his band.

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From David Fincher, starring Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Tilda Swinton, Julia Ormond
Rated PG-13

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button is a 2008 fantasy romantic drama directed by David Fincher and starring Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett. The film follows the life of Benjamin Button, a man who is born in his eighties and ages backward. Along the way, he experiences relationships, love, loss, and life's most important lessons. As he grows younger, he is faced with a dilemma: should he age forward or hold on to the memories of his past? The film follows Benjamin's life as he discovers the beauty of life and the power of love. It also explores themes of mortality, identity, and destiny.

The Reader (2008)

The Reader
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Stephen Daldry, starring Kate Winslet, Ralph Fiennes, Bruno Ganz, Jeanette Hain
Rated R

The Reader is a 2008 British-American romantic drama film directed by Stephen Daldry and written by David Hare, based on the 1995 German novel of the same name by Bernhard Schlink. The film stars Kate Winslet and Ralph Fiennes. The story takes place in post-WWII Germany, and follows Michael Berg (Fiennes), a former law student, who falls in love with Hanna Schmitz (Winslet), an older woman with a dark past. When Hanna suddenly disappears, Michael discovers that she was a former Nazi prison guard who is on trial for war crimes. As he grapples with his past, he learns more about the secrets Hanna is hiding, and must come to terms with his guilt and his attraction to her. The Reader is a powerful exploration of the consequences of a dark past, and the power of love to transcend tragedy.

Rushmore (1998)

Rushmore
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Wes Anderson, starring Jason Schwartzman, Bill Murray, Olivia Williams, Seymour Cassel
Rated R

Rushmore, directed by Wes Anderson, is a 1998 American comedy-drama film about an eccentric, over-achieving teenager named Max Fischer (Jason Schwartzman). After getting kicked out of Rushmore Academy, Max develops a complicated relationship with an industrialist named Herman Blume (Bill Murray). As Max and Herman's friendship grows, they both become embroiled in a rivalry for the affections of an elementary school teacher played by Olivia Williams. Max also finds himself in competition with his wealthy classmate, rich kid, and high achiever, Dirk Calloway (Luke Wilson). As the story progresses, Max learns valuable lessons about life, friendship, and what it really means to succeed. The film received a great deal of critical acclaim and has been hailed as one of the best films of the 1990s.

Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)

Breakfast at Tiffany's
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Blake Edwards, starring Audrey Hepburn, George Peppard, Patricia Neal, Buddy Ebsen
Rated Approved

Breakfast at Tiffany's is a romantic comedy directed by Blake Edwards and based on the novella by Truman Capote. The film follows Holly Golightly (Audrey Hepburn), a free-spirited and eccentric New York City socialite and aspiring actress, as she navigates life in the city. Through her encounters with new friends and acquaintances, Holly discovers the importance of true friendship and the value of true love. The movie also stars George Peppard as Holly's love interest, Paul Varjak. Also featured in the film is a memorable soundtrack and the iconic song "Moon River" by Henry Mancini and Johnny Mercer. The movie was a critical and commercial success, receiving four Oscar nominations and enduring as a classic romantic comedy of the era.

The Piano Teacher (2001)

The Piano Teacher
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Michael Haneke, starring Isabelle Huppert, Annie Girardot, Benoît Magimel, Susanne Lothar
Rated R

The Piano Teacher is a 2001 Austrian drama film written and directed by Michael Haneke. It stars Isabelle Huppert as Erika Kohut, a piano teacher who lives with her domineering mother and is obsessed with her own personal desires. When one of her students, Walter Klemmer, develops an infatuation with her, Erika begins to reassess her beliefs and desires, leading her to a chaotic and dark journey of self-discovery. The film is a psychological drama that follows Erika's struggles as she confronts her innermost desires and fears, with her relationship with Walter becoming increasingly complicated. Throughout the film, Erika is forced to confront her own repressed emotions, leading to a powerful climax of despair and hope.

In the House (2012)

In the House
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From François Ozon, starring Fabrice Luchini, Vincent Schmitt, Ernst Umhauer, Kristin Scott Thomas
Rated R

Notes on a Scandal (2006)

Notes on a Scandal
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Richard Eyre, starring Cate Blanchett, Judi Dench, Andrew Simpson, Tom Georgeson
Rated R

Malena (2000)

Malena
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Giuseppe Tornatore, starring Monica Bellucci, Giuseppe Sulfaro, Luciano Federico, Matilde Piana
Rated R

Gosford Park (2001)

Gosford Park
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Robert Altman, starring Maggie Smith, Ryan Phillippe, Michael Gambon, Kristin Scott Thomas
Rated R

5 to 7 (2014)

5 to 7
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Victor Levin, starring Anton Yelchin, Bérénice Marlohe, Olivia Thirlby, Lambert Wilson
Rated R

Elle (2016)

Elle
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Paul Verhoeven, starring Isabelle Huppert, Laurent Lafitte, Anne Consigny, Charles Berling
Rated R

American Pie (1999)

American Pie
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Paul Weitz, Chris Weitz, starring Jason Biggs, Chris Klein, Thomas Ian Nicholas, Jennifer Coolidge
Rated R

I Am Love (2009)

I Am Love
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Luca Guadagnino, starring Tilda Swinton, Flavio Parenti, Edoardo Gabbriellini, Alba Rohrwacher
Rated R

The Dressmaker (2015)

The Dressmaker
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Jocelyn Moorhouse, starring Kate Winslet, Judy Davis, Liam Hemsworth, Hugo Weaving
Rated R

Hallam Foe (2007)

Hallam Foe
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From David Mackenzie, starring Jamie Bell, Ruth Milne, John Paul Lawler, Claire Forlani
Rated R

Water for Elephants (2011)

Water for Elephants
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Francis Lawrence, starring Robert Pattinson, Reese Witherspoon, Christoph Waltz, Paul Schneider
Rated PG-13

To Die For (1995)

To Die For
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Gus Van Sant, starring Nicole Kidman, Matt Dillon, Joaquin Phoenix, Casey Affleck
Rated R

Unfaithful (2002)

Unfaithful
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Adrian Lyne, starring Richard Gere, Diane Lane, Olivier Martinez, Erik Per Sullivan
Rated R

The Proposal (2009)

The Proposal
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Anne Fletcher, starring Sandra Bullock, Ryan Reynolds, Mary Steenburgen, Craig T. Nelson
Rated PG-13

American Reunion (2012)

American Reunion
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Jon Hurwitz, Hayden Schlossberg, starring Jason Biggs, Alyson Hannigan, Seann William Scott, Chris Klein
Rated R

Proof (2005)

Proof
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From John Madden, starring Gwyneth Paltrow, Anthony Hopkins, Hope Davis, Jake Gyllenhaal
Rated PG-13

The Door in the Floor (2004)

The Door in the Floor
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Tod Williams, starring Jeff Bridges, Kim Basinger, Jon Foster, Elle Fanning
Rated R

Anna Karenina (2012)

Anna Karenina
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Joe Wright, starring Keira Knightley, Jude Law, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Matthew Macfadyen
Rated R

 



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