A pair of Hong Kong lovers live out the waning days of their relationship as expatriates in Buenos Aires. Lusty tango bars, the salsa music of the La Boca sidewalks, and a hypnotic visit to the nearby Iguazu Falls give further dimension to the tensions growing between the two lovers.
In Stanley Donen’s deliciously dark comedic thriller, a trio of crooks relentlessly pursue a young American (Audrey Hepburn) through Paris to recover the fortune her dead husband stole from them. The only person she can trust is a suave, mysterious stranger (Cary Grant).
A silent adaptation of Gaston Leroux’s famous novel in which Erik, a deformed musician living in the cellars of the Paris Opera House, causes murder and mayhem in an attempt to force the management to make the woman he loves a star.
In 1919, Ko-Ko the Clown first emerged from the inkwell to grapple with his creator, Max Fleischer. Combining live action with animation, this highly imaginative series of 130 films inspired Walt Disney’s Alice comedies, among others.
A successful fashion photographer learns that he has a tumor that will soon kill him. Hiding his diagnosis, he alienates his family and his young boyfriend, but during a stay with his grandmother, his vulnerability is met with a big heart and sound advice.
A masterful film from Jia Zhang-ke, the renowned director of Still Life and The World, 24 City chronicles the dramatic closing of a once-prosperous state-owned aeronautics factory in Chengdu, a city in Southwest China, and its conversion into a sprawling luxury apartment complex.
“Count” Karamzin, a Don Juan, lives off the money he scams from rich ladies, who are attracted by his charms and his title. Having set up shop in Monte Carlo, he and his partners in crime pick their next target: the wife of an American envoy.
The vaudeville tradition of audience participation appeared in movie theaters by the mid-teens. When sound arrived, Fleischer Studios’ delightful “Screen Songs” added animated prologues and celebrity singers, with a bouncing ball to guide the audience through the lyrics.