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Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)

This classic science fiction tale explores mankind’s first contact with an alien race from different viewpoints, including a group of researchers and average middle-class father Roy. 488 more words

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The Crowd (1928)

In the 1960s, Jean-Luc Godard was asked by no one was making films about ordinary people. His response? “Why remake The Crowd? It has already been done.” 448 more words

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Metropolis (1927)

Metropolis, the 1927 German silent film from the mind of Fritz Lang, was more than just a pioneering cinematic enterprise. The film captures the hopes and fears of a generation now fully entrenched in an industrial society with powerful autocratic nations rising all around it. 503 more words

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American Beauty (1999)

American Beauty is the story of Lester Burnham, a man who has settled into an unhappy marriage and makes no effort to improve communication with his depressed teenage daughter, Jane.   551 more words

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The Kid (1920)

Charlie Chaplin’s film The Kid is, “a picture with a smile- and perhaps a tear.” It begins with a young mother being ushered out of a charity hospital by a stern looking nurse and an administrator. 554 more words

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The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)

The Best Years of Our Lives is a 1946 film that tells the story of three servicemen returning from combat in WWII. There are many films that focus on the hardships that soldiers encountered while in combat; The Best Years of Our Lives is one of the few that tells the story of the men afterwards. 458 more words

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It Happened One Night (1934)

It Happened One Night is a 1934 film starring Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert. It tells the story of the wealthy Ellen Andrews and her journey to New York City, where she hopes to reunite with her would-be husband against her father’s wishes. 402 more words

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