From the Film Vault

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From the Film Vault Blog

Program Notes: Bull Durham (1988)

Bull Durham movie poster

No baseball player in a movie has ever talked like “Crash” Davis, the aging minor-league catcher played by Kevin Costner in Bull Durham. Next to All About Eve, it may have the best dialogue in Hollywood history.

New on DVD: We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011)

We Need to Talk About Kevin movie poster

Psychopathology runs rampant on our movie screens but usually the focus is on the psychopath. We Need to Talk About Kevin is about the people he leaves behind.

Program Notes: Bang the Drum Slowly (1973)

Bang the Drum Slowly movie poster

Bang the Drum Slowly stars a young Robert DeNiro playing a professional baseball catcher with Hodgkin’s Disease. Remarkably, it's a very funny movie that's less about death than about the world of baseball.

Program Notes: Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010)

Scott Pilgrim vs the World movie poster

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World may be the most caffeinated movie ever, with furious editing, cartoonish special effects, and a guitar-screeching alt-rock soundtrack.

Guess the Movie!

Movies posters are iconic images that frequently make their way into popular consciousness right along with the movie itself. Can you guess the movie from the poster?