Back from Eternity (1956): John Farrow’s Adventure, Starring Robert Ryan and Anita Ekberg

A remake of the 1939 film, Five Came Back, Back from Eternity was directed and produced by John Farrow. Richard Carroll, who is credited with the script, also wrote the original story for Five Came Back.

Bande a Part (Band of Outsiders) (1964): Godard at his Best

Jean-Luc Godard made Bande a Part at the first peak of his career, inspired by the collaboration of his then wife, Anna Karina. It was released as Band of Outsiders in America, but the French title derives from the phrase “faire bande à part,” which means “to do something apart from the group”. Greeted with […]

Shooting Party, The (1985): Alan Bridges Tale of Social Class and Lifestyle on the Verge of Extinction,Starring James Mason

British filmmaker Alan Bridges directed The Shooting Party, a social drama that dissects a self-indulgent lifestyle on the verge of extinction.

Meeting Gorbachev: Herzog and Singer’s Affectionate Docu

Werner Herzog and André Singer’s documentary, Meeting Gorbachev, based on three long interviews and archival footage, sheds light on one of the world’s greatest living politician.

Bitter Victory (1957): Ray’s War Film, Starring Curt Jurgens and Richard Burton

There are different versions of Nicholas Ray’s Bitter Victory, a black and white war film, shot in CinemaScope, based on the novel of the same name by René Hardy. Set in World War II, the tale stars Richard Burton and Curt Jürgens as two British Army officers sent out on a commando raid in North Africa. […]