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  • Harold and Maude

    Movie

    1971 • PG • Comedy, Drama, Romance

    A death-obsessed boy falls for a free-spirited 79-year-old.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: Hal Ashby’s off-kilter comedy of unlikely love flopped at the box office before becoming one of the most beloved cult classics of all time.

    Disillusioned, self-destructive te...

  • Serie Noire

    Movie

    1979 • NR • Crimes & Thrillers, Drama, International

    Alain Corneau’s unsettling French crime film.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: This purposefully bleak portrayal of life on the fringes doesn’t shy away from showcasing its protagonist’s dramatic decent into madness.

    Neurotic door-to-door salesman ...

  • The Nights of Cabiria
    Movie + 1 extra

    The Nights of Cabiria

    Movie + 1 extra

    1967 • NR • Drama, Award Winning, International

    A naïve prostitute searches for love in this late '50s classic.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: This gritty Fellini film is a must-see, and one of the seminal filmmaker's most moving works.

    Giulietta Masina (Federico Fellini’s wife) is Cabiria, an endle...

  • Amandla!
    Movie

    Amandla!

    Movie

    2002 • PG-13 • Documentary, Music & Musicals

    The stunning story of protest music in South Africa.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: This triumphant look at the grassroots role of music in political resistance is filled with poignant songs that long stay with you.

    Lee Hirsch’s inspiring documentary comp...

  • 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 ...

  • Dear Zachary

    Movie

    2008 • UR • Documentary, Crimes & Thrillers, Drama

    A shocking murder and its complicated aftermath.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: Kurt Kuenne's tear-inducing tribute to his murdered childhood friend is a heartbreaking account of justice, unserved.

    An incendiary look at the events after the death of...

  • 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...

  • La Grande Illusion

    Movie

    1937 • NR • Drama, War, International

    Jean Renoir’s eloquent antiwar masterpiece.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: Renoir’s drama was the first foreign film to be nominated for a Best Picture Oscar® and is often hailed as one of the best movies ever made.

    Two French soldiers, the aristocratic Captain ...

  • Paths of Glory

    Movie

    1957 • NR • War, Drama

    A landmark statement on the ethics of war.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: Kubrick’s gripping drama is considered one of the most powerful anti-war films ever made.

    Colonel Dax is given the impossible task of advancing his petrified men to certain death across enemy lines. Faci...

  • Amelie
    Movie + 6 extras

    Amelie

    Movie + 6 extras

    2001 • R • Comedy, Romance, International, Award Winning

    A quirky and comedic arthouse smash with style to spare.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: A fresh-faced Audrey Tautou is the wide-eyed embodiment of charm in this whimsical international sensation.

    Amélie, a painfully shy waitress working at a ...

  • 12 Angry Men

    Movie

    1957 • NR • Crimes & Thrillers, Drama

    Henry Fonda stars in the seminal courtroom classic.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: Legendary filmmaker Sidney Lumet’s iconic debut feature is a riveting examination of what it means to be innocent until proven guilty.

    Inside a small jury room in New York City on...

  • 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...

  • Microcosmos
    Movie + 1 extra

    Microcosmos

    Movie + 1 extra

    1996 • G • Documentary

    A stunning documentary about the microscopic world of bugs.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: The music of composer Bruno Coulais provides an enchanting backdrop to this up-close-and-personal look at life's tiniest critters.

    The tiny insect residents of a French country meadow ar...

  • Ace in the Hole

    Movie

    1951 • R • Drama

    A whip-smart indictment of the American media circus.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: Wilder's follow-up to ‘Sunset Boulevard’ is a cutting critique of opportunistic journalism that has only become more relevant with time.

    Kirk Douglas is Charles Tatum, an unscrupulous veteran report...

  • 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...

  • Life is Beautiful
    Movie + 2 extras

    Life is Beautiful

    Movie + 2 extras

    1997 • PG-13 • Drama, International, Award Winning

    Roberto Benigni’s testimony to hope in the face of horror.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: This moving story that dares to laugh at the unthinkable, a touching testimony to the power of the human spirit.

    Famed Italian funnyman Roberto Benigni is Guid...

  • Delicatessen

    Movie

    1991 • R • Crimes & Thrillers, Drama, International

    A surreal, post-apocalyptic French comedy.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: 'Amélie' director Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s debut offers a darker version of the whimsical, extravagant visual style for which he is now known.

    In a post-apocalyptic world, all th...