Bonne Femmes, Les (1960): Chabrol’s Chillingly Dark Study of Four Parisian Women

One of Claude Chabrol’s best films, Les Bonnes Femmes, was a quintessential work of the French New Wave, fluently shot yet experimenting in its tonal mixture of melodrama, absurd comedy, and ultimately tragedy.

Tall Target, The (1951): Anthony Mann’s Historical Thriller, Starring Dick Powell

Anthony Mann The Tall Target, an historical thriller, starring Dick Powell and Adolphe Menjou, based on the alleged Baltimore Plot.

I Am Cuba (1964): Kalatozov’s Visually Dazzling Political Feature

Mikhail Kalatozov directed I Am Cuba, a visually dazzling, explicitly political movie, which was an international co-production of the Soviet Union and Cuba.

Golden Arrow, The (1936): Alfred Green’s Comedy, Starring Bette Davis and George Brent

Alfred E. Green directed The Golden Arrow, a minor, fluffy comedy starring Bette Davis and George Brent.

Kelly’s Heroes (1970): WWII Adventure, Starring Clint Eastwood, Telly Savalas, and Donald Sutherland

Brian G. Hutton directed Kelly’s Heroes, a WWII adventure about a bunch of American soldiers who go AWOL to rob a bank behind enemy lines.