Great films, strange streams: The Crowd, Lone Star, & Sparticus

Not all great films get the home theater treatment they deserve. Here are three terrific films getting better home presentations…although they still need improvement. The Crowd (1928) Last year, I wrote an article about great films not available at home, and I put The Crowd first. This isn't a lost work, but a masterpiece kept … Continue reading Great films, strange streams: The Crowd, Lone Star, & Sparticus

25 Official Classics: This year’s Library of Congress selections

Each year, the Library of Congress adds 25 films to the National Film Registry, which means these movies will be preserved by the United States Government instead of whatever distributor owns them. On Monday, the Library announced this year's selections. These are not all masterpieces, nor are they intended to be. The films must have "culturally, … Continue reading 25 Official Classics: This year’s Library of Congress selections