Often considered the classic epic of French film, Children of Paradise is the tragic tale of vastly different men who all fall for the same woman (played by Arletty). This romantic saga takes place amid a theatrical community in 19th-century Paris, set against a backdrop of intrigue, duels and murder that allegorizes occupied France. Jean-Louis Barrault, Pierre Brasseur and María Casares co-star in this Oscar-nominated film for Best Original Screenplay.
Thirty-something New Yorker Anna (Nicole Kidman) meets an adoring 10-year-old (Cameron Bright) who insists he's the reincarnation of her husband who died 10 years earlier. The mysterious boy -- who knows intimate details about Anna -- soon begins to get under her skin. Slowly convinced, she starts second-guessing decisions she's made over the course of her life -- much to her fiancé's (Danny Huston) chagrin. Lauren Bacall and Anne Heche co-star.
Ron Howard directs this Oscar-nominated adaptation of Peter Morgan's popular Broadway play, a drama centering on a series of revelatory television interviews between British talk show host David Frost and former President Richard Nixon. Frank Langella reprises his Tony Award-winning stage role as Nixon with a stellar cast that includes Michael Sheen, Toby Jones, Sam Rockwell, Kevin Bacon and Oliver Platt.
Farley Granger and John Dall are riveting as two friends who pride themselves on committing the "perfect murder" -- until their former teacher (James Stewart) becomes increasingly suspicious -- in this classic Hitchcock thriller inspired by a real-life crime. Over the course of a seemingly routine cocktail party, the professor, to his horror, will discover how brutally his students have turned his academic theories into chilling reality.
The fifth edition of this eclectic mix of shorts features Darfuri rebels being smuggled out of Sudan, a Rubik's Cube champ who can do it one-handed and blind-folded, and a study on drunken bees. Also included are the Oscar-nominated short "Madame Tulti-Putli," which follows a solitary traveler, and "House Hunting," which stars Paul Rudd and Zooey Deschanel as a couple looking for their dream home.