40 Years Ago: ‘Nosferatu’ Remake Defines the Vampire Film
Director Werner Herzog's immense talent is on full display in horror movie.
35 Years Ago: ‘Amadeus’ Explores the Nature of Genius
The movie presents Mozart as one of the greatest musicians of all time, and also as one of the most fallibly human.
45 Years Ago: ‘The Texas Chain Saw Massacre’ Scares the Hell Out of Everyone
Toby Hooper made one of the most influential horror movies of all time on a shoestring budget.
55 Years Ago: ‘A Fistful of Dollars’ Creates the Spaghetti Western
Director Sergio Leone combined a European sensibility with an American story to make something entirely new, and also launched Clint Eastwood's film career.
30 Years Ago: Al Pacino Resurrects His Career With ‘Sea of Love’
The movie kicked off the boom of '90s sexy thrillers, and was the first in a string of hits for the actor.
55 Years Ago: ‘Goldfinger’ Helps Define the James Bond Film
Sean Connery's 007 establishes the tropes that will delight viewers for decades to come.
35 Years Ago: The Coen Brothers Debut With the Killer ‘Blood Simple’
The tale of adultery, murder and betrayal introduced the dynamic filmmaking siblings to the world.
25 Years Ago: Oliver Stone Rages With ‘Natural Born Killers’
Director combined satire with anger while making unsettling predictions about the future of mass media.
Why ‘The Longest Yard’ Stole Burt Reynolds’ Famous Mustache
The removal of Burt Reynold's mustache 10 minutes into 'The Longest Yard' says something beautiful about the '70s anti-hero genre.
35 Years Ago: ‘The Last Starfigher’ Empowers Teens to Save the Galaxy
1984's campy 'The Last Starfighter' was about a video-game playing teen recruited to save the galaxy.