In Paul Mazursky’s Scenes from a Mall , a couple of well-to-do Los Angelenos (Woody Allen, Bette Midler) drop emotional bombshells on each other while spending money like it’s going out of style.
If Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol  feels like a live-action version of a cartoon, it only stands to reason. The man behind the camera is animator Brad Bird, who gave us some of the smartest and most ambitious animated features of recent years.
Students of French cinema will recognize Paul Mazursky's Down and Out in Beverly Hills  as a remake of Jean Renoir’s Boudu Saved from Drowning. Both men exude an affection for their characters even as they examine their many foibles.
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?