From the Film Vault

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From the Film Vault Blog

Program Notes: The Unsinkable Molly Brown (1964)

The Unsinkable Molly Brown movie poster

Margaret Brown had a colorful life before the Titanic, and a very full one after that notorious maritime disaster. But in the collective memory of popular culture she will always be the “unsinkable” Molly Brown.

New on DVD: The Iron Lady (2011)

The Iron Lady movie poster

By now we should be thoroughly inured to Meryl Streep’s transformational abilities. Even so, her Oscar-nabbing performance as Margaret Thatcher in The Iron Lady comes as a shock.

Program Notes: Next Stop, Greenwich Village (1976)

Next Stop, Greenwich Village movie poster

Paul Mazursky says that all of his movies are autobiographical. But none are as specifically autobiographical as Next Stop, Greenwich Village (1976).

Paul Mazursky: Love and Laughter

Paul Mazursky

Paul Mazursky’s films offer a savvy updating of the traditional Hollywood comedy in which absurdism is gently mixed with personal implication.

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?