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Awaara

Directed by Raj Kapoor

Known as “The Showman” by his contemporaries, Raj Kapoor produced, directed and starred in some of the most lasting classics

Baby Face

Directed by Alfred E. Green

One of the most historically renowned pre-code films, Baby Face is the type of film Warner Bros. was so good

Bachelor’s Affairs

Directed by Alfred L. Werker

With a nod to his offscreen playboy persona, debonair star Adolph Menjou plays an aging, wealthy lothario who is railroaded

Ball of Fire

Directed by Howard Hawks

In this atypical Hawksian broad comedy, a group of nebbish roommate-intellectuals—led by young man of the group Bertram Potts (the

Band of Outsiders

Directed by Jean-Luc Godard

“After the first eight minutes of Band of Outsiders, the narrator (Godard) dryly offers a recap: ‘A pile of money.

Barefoot

Directed by Jan Svěrák

Based on his father’s coming-of-age memoir set during the waning years of World War II, Svěrák’s (Koyla, The Elementary School,

Bear Story

Directed by Gabriel Osorio

An old, melancholy bear tells his life story through a mechanical diorama.

Being There

Directed by Hal Ashby

In one of his most memorable roles, Peter Sellers plays Chance, a hermetic housekeeper at a wealthy man’s sprawling, lavish

Bellissima

Directed by Luchino Visconti

One of Luchino Visconti’s (The Leopard, Death in Venice) little seen films—not in distribution in the US—Bellissima is a sly

Big in Japan

Directed by John Jeffcoat

“Real-life Seattle rockers Phillip A. Peterson, David Drury, and Sean Lowry, known collectively as Tennis Pro, play reasonable facsimiles of

Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure

Directed by Stephen Herek

High school slackers Bill (Alex Winter) and Ted (Keanu Reeves) need to ace their history presentation in order to avoid

Bodied

Directed by Joseph Kahn

A UC Berkeley grad student whose thesis explores the use of racial slurs in rap battles finds himself drawn into