Based on Larry McMurtry’s 1966 novel, the 1971 film The Last Picture Show is director Peter Bogdanovich’s attempt at an honest portrayal of life in a small 1950s Texas town.
If you love kitsch, then check out the lime-green-bikini-clad Raquel Welch in the 1967 spy comedy Fathom, and Nicolas Cage as a Hollywood punk in the ’80s teen flick Valley Girl.
Released in 2000, Shadow of the Vampire toys with the idea that the actor Max Schreck, who portrays the vampire Count Orlok in the 1922 film Nosferatu, is really a vampire.
The 1957 Swedish drama, The Seventh Seal (Det sjunde inseglet), is arguably director Ingmar Bergman’s best film. The Criterion Collection DVD version contains several special features and is definitely worth watching.