Election is a bitterly funny satire that begins as a send-up of high school politicking but quickly becomes much, much more. It’s message may not be heartwarming, but it is diabolically entertaining.
There is much about Milos Forman’s Loves of a Blonde that is comedic, yet it’s not a comedy, exactly. There’s too much genuine wistfulness, rejection, and desperation percolating through it.
The Candidate is a detailed depiction of a campaign for a seat in the U.S. Senate. Here’s what’s amazing: it was made 40 years ago. And it’s like in all that time nothing has changed!!!
Rashomon, the unexpected hit that introduced Western audiences to Japanese films, screens as part of the Movies That Matter series presenting essential masterpieces of world cinema.
The People vs. Larry Flynt is a pretty wonderful film about a pretty despicable character. In the hands of director Milos Forman, it's funny, thought-provoking, outrageous and, against all expectations, truly touching.
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