Award-Winning

  • Carnal Knowledge
    Movie + 5 extras

    Carnal Knowledge

    Movie + 5 extras

    1971 • R • Drama, Romance, Award Winning

    It's the early 70s and everyone is talking about sex.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: Mike Nichols' candid, controversial comedy is often praised for its insight into the mid-century male mind.

    Life-long friends Jonathan and Sandy measure themselves against one...

  • Ordinary People

    Movie

    1980 • R • Drama, Award Winning

    Robert Redford’s powerfully intimate directorial debut.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: Mary Tyler Moore left her smiling sitcom persona behind and earned an Oscar® nod for her complex performance in this revealing family drama.

    The Jarrett’s are just trying to get bac...

  • Crimes of the Heart

    Movie

    1986 • PG-13 • Comedy, Drama, Award Winning

    Three sisters reunite when the youngest shoots her husband.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: Jessica Lange, Diane Keaton, and Sissy Spacek share an enticing, effortless chemistry as the perpetually-unlucky-in-love sisters.

    The Magrath sisters may be quite di...

  • Affliction

    Movie

    1997 • R • Crimes & Thrillers, Award Winning, Drama

    An intense, haunting film from the writer of ‘Taxi Driver’.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: Paul Schrader directs this beautifully filmed story against the harsh snow-white backdrop of a town where everyone knows each other.

    Sissy Spacek, Nick Nolte,...

  • Darling
    Movie + 1 extra

    Darling

    Movie + 1 extra

    1965 • NR • Drama, Romance, Award Winning

    A cynical social satire set in swinging ‘60s London.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: Julie Christie’s Oscar®-winning portrayal of a morally bankrupt woman on the make remains as captivating today as it did half a century ago.

    Ambitious, upwardly-mobile actres...

  • The Pianist

    Movie

    2002 • R • Biography, War, Award Winning

    The haunting story of a man who survived the Holocaust.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: Roman Polanski’s deeply personal story of survival is a testament to the human spirit and the power of art.

    Famed Polish composer Władysław Szpilman, a supremely talented p...

  • Marty
    Movie + 3 extras

    Marty

    Movie + 3 extras

    1955 • NR • Drama, Romance, Award Winning

    He’s a nice guy, and she’s a nice girl. Could it be love?

    WHY WE PICKED IT: This poignant, slice-of-life character study of a lonely Bronx butcher is the only movie based on a TV program to win a Best Picture Oscar®.

    Unmarried and living with h...

  • Cold Mountain

    Movie

    2003 • R • Action & Adventure, Drama, Award Winning

    A fresh take on the Civil War through the women it left behind.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: This epic adaptation of Charles Frazier’s bestselling novel quietly and poignantly reveals the brutal hardships of war and strength of love.

    At the dawn o...

  • The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

    Movie + 3 extras

    1994 • R • Comedy, Music & Musicals, LGBT

    The fierce, funny Aussie film that brought drag to the masses.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: This delightful, extravagant road movie was a watershed moment for the LGBTQ community, and inspired a hit Broadway adaptation.

    Stephan Elliott’s inimitable story a...

  • Drugstore Cowboy
    Movie + 4 extras

    Drugstore Cowboy

    Movie + 4 extras

    1989 • R • Crimes & Thrillers, Drama, Award Winning

    A group of junkies rob drugstores to feed their habit.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: Director Gus Van Sant’s breakthrough film brilliantly mixes dark humor and pathos to create an honest, original look at drug addiction.

    Superstitious junkie Bob H...

  • Freeheld
    Movie

    Freeheld

    Movie

    2007 • NR • Documentary, LGBT, Award Winning

    A dying police officer fights for equal rights.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: This inspiring documentary intermixes legal drama with personal moments to heartbreakingly humanize a political issue.

    Veteran New Jersey police officer Laurel Hester has serve...

  • Marathon Man

    Movie

    1976 • R • Crimes & Thrillers, Award Winning

    Dustin Hoffman vs. an ex-Nazi with a penchant for dentistry.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: This iconic thriller is known for its grisly torture scene and Sir Laurence Olivier’s turn as one of the all-time greatest movie villains.

    Thomas “Babe” Levy is a ...

  • The Apartment
    Movie + 3 extras

    The Apartment

    Movie + 3 extras

    1960 • NR • Comedy, Romance, Award Winning

    This midcentury comedy is director Billy Wilder at his best.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: Wilder’s iconic look at the darker side of office politics has been cited as a major influence by ‘Mad Men’ creator Matthew Weiner.

    An ambitious office-worker currie...

  • The Diving Bell and the Butterfly

    Movie + 2 extras

    2007 • PG-13 • Biography, Drama, International

    The editor of French Vogue finds hope in the face of terminal illness.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: This profoundly moving yet unsentimental biopic blends the tragic and the triumphant in a truly inventive portrayal of the mind’s eye.

    Julian Schnabel ...

  • The Queen
    Movie + 1 extra

    The Queen

    Movie + 1 extra

    2006 • PG-13 • Biography, Drama, Award Winning

    Queen Elizabeth II in the wake of tragedy.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: Helen Mirren’s remarkable performance stunningly showcases the true weight of the crown - and maintaining a public persona.

    In the aftermath of Princess Diana’s shocking death in a...

  • The Quiet Man

    Movie

    1952 • NR • Drama, Romance, Award Winning

    John Wayne as the ex-boxer gone home to Ireland.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: Director John Ford took a break from the classic westerns for which he was known to create an epic, sentimental tribute to Irish ancestry.

    After accidentally killing a man in the...

  • Bowling For Columbine

    Movie

    2002 • R • Documentary, Award Winning

    Michael Moore investigates America’s problem with gun violence.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: Agree or disagree, Moore makes a powerful - and never less than entertaining - argument against U.S. gun culture.

    A deep dive into America's gun obsession including in...

  • Seven Days to Noon

    Movie

    1950 • NR • Crimes & Thrillers, Drama, Award Winning

    London is (almost) falling.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: This taut British doomsday drama maintains high levels of suspense from beginning to end.

    When Professor Willingdon, an idealistic English scientist working on atomic weapon development, b...

  • The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie

    Movie + 2 extras

    1972 • PG • Comedy, Drama, International

    Spanish director Buñuel is a master surrealist storyteller.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: Buñuel’s wicked social satire cleverly skewers societal conventions in unexpected and often surprisingly funny ways.

    Six upper middle class friends enjoy a dinner that...

  • The Russians Are Coming, The Russians Are Coming

    Movie

    1966 • NR • Comedy, War, Award Winning

    Carl Reiner and Alan Arkin run amok in this classic satire.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: This clever send-up of American-Soviet relations circa 1966 mixes wit and slapstick to create a classic comedy that stands the test of time.

    Fear, panic, and bad decisions...