Remember the Night

Here’s one last Christmas classic as Christmastide comes to an end. Prosecutor Jack Sargent (Fred MacMurray) knows he’ll get a guilty verdict for a woman on trial for shoplifting, but,… Read More

12 Angry Men

When a group of twelve jurors retreat to the jury room to deliberate the case of a young man accused of murdering his father, all the jurors but one are… Read More

Bicycle Thieves

Here’s a famous Italian classic from the Vatican’s 1995 list of great films. In post-World War II Rome, Antonio is struggling to find work to support his family. He finds… Read More

Singin’ in the Rain

Here’s a classic from the 50s that’s essential viewing for any movie lover. It’s the 1920s, and movies with sound are the new innovation. But silent film star Don Lockwood… Read More

The Music Man

How about another classic musical for the patriotic week? Harold Hill is a traveling conman eager to swindle some money from the citizens of a small Iowa town. Pretending to… Read More

The Ten Commandments

With Easter almost here, how about a famous classic Biblical epic? (Though, with its epic runtime, this one may work better as a two-night event.) The Ten Commandments dramatizes the… Read More

The Railway Children

The three Waterbury children live an idyllic life in early 1900’s England. But after their loving father is mysteriously beckoned away by strangers (“for business” their mother says), they’re forced… Read More

Christmas in Connecticut

Here’s a seasonal romantic comedy from the 40’s. Elizabeth Lane is a successful columnist, writing about cooking and life with her husband and baby on her picturesque Connecticut farm. When… Read More

You Can’t Take It with You

With Thanksgiving only a couple days away, here’s a classic film about appreciating family and friendship over money and social status. Tony (Jimmy Stewart) is in love, but his parents… Read More

Joan of Arc

Although All Saints’ Day refers to all saints, both known and unknown, here’s a classic 1948 film about one of the most famous saints. Devout in her faith and dedicated… Read More

On the Waterfront

This week’s film is a well-known classic starring Marlon Brando. Partly inspired by a series of actual crime reports, On the Waterfront tells the story of Terry Malloy, a dock… Read More