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Champagne

Directed by Alfred Hitchcock

CHAMPAGNE stars the bubbly Betty Balfour as a frivolous flapper whose millionaire father looks to teach her a lesson in

Lisztomania

Directed by Ken Russell

In his flamboyant, anachronistic style, Russell transposes the excesses of 1970s superstardom onto Franz Liszt (played by Roger Daltrey), while

The Great Rock ‘n’ Roll Swindle

Directed by Julien Temple

“To be bad is good. To be good is simply boring.”—Malcolm McLaren. The urge to self-mythologize is written into rock’s DNA.

Magical Mystery Tour

Directed by Francis Hanly

Buoyed by the earlier success of A HARD DAY’S NIGHT and the triumphant success of “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club

Thermae Romae

Directed by Hideki Takeuchi

Based on the best-selling manga series, Takeuchi’s comedic fantasy centers on Lucius (Hiroshi Abe, STILL WALKING), a bath designer in

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

Repo Man

Directed by Alex Cox

“Of all the low-budget films to come out of the 1980s, this dark cult comedy about urban sprawl and alien

Tampopo

Directed by Juzo Itami

Director Juzo Itami described his oddball “ramen western” comedy as “about people in a situation where sex and eating are

Broadway Danny Rose

Directed by Woody Allen

Tonight we welcome Reed College professor Marat Grinberg, who will introduce one of Woody Allen’s classic, quip-rich comedies and talk

Pom Poko

Directed by Isao Takahata

In this brilliant and often overlooked Studio Ghibli masterpiece, the forests are filled with groups of magical tanuki, mischievous raccoon-like

Porco Rosso

Directed by Hayao Miyazaki

This unsung Miyazaki treasure nestles a tale of morality and identity inside a soaring airborne adventure—a tribute to early aviation

The Crimson Pirate

Directed by Robert Siodmak

The most successful of Lancaster’s many action-packed swashbucklers made for his Hecht-Hill-Lancaster production company, THE CRIMSON PIRATE features Lancaster as