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200 Essential Movies To Watch Now << Rotten Tomatoes – Movie and TV News Welcome to our updated guide to the 200 Essential Movies To Watch Now! In our annual refresh, we’re sticking with the list’s original vision as a definitive source of movie guidance and education for all ages and stages, whether you’re a seasoned film buff or just starting out, while reflecting new trends and significant movies uncovered over the past year. The three films new to this iteration of the 200 Essential are The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (after a flurry of recent landmark and popular LGBTQ films, we’re shining a light on one of the best of the 1990s), Black Panther (for making leaps in on-screen representation without sacrificing any of its superhero movie obligations), and Wonder Woman (for its sheer entertainment value and re-invention of a female icon that will inspire and resonate for years and beyond). We also completely reordered the list — it is now sorted by Tomatometer, highest to lowest. Ready to take on the watching challenge? Synopsis: L.

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Afternoon Delight: Laura Dern Leads Ladies In The Wild West In ‘The Good Time Girls’ What better way to prepare for the fast-approaching weekend than by indulging in the some of the Internet’s most well-done web content? Take advantage of your lunch break and treat yourself to Afternoon Delight, Decider’s carefully curated picks of the best short-form content available on the world wide web. This week we’re spotlighting The Good Time Girls, a wildly good Western short starring Laura Dern, Alia Shawkat, and whole lotta talented women. Ever wondered what a Western would look like with women front and center? Now, you don’t have to. Courtney Hoffman’s stunning short film reimagines the typically androcentric genre to tell the story of a group of women working in a whorehouse capable of a lot more than meets the eye.

Donnie Darko A new theory to help the viewer unravel the cult classic. Erik A. Coburn n recent years, Donnie Darko, directed by Richard Kelly, has become a cult classic. 2008 February 18 « Ground Glass The blogosphere is full of ‘best of’ lists and rankings. The blog is a perfect venue for this type of information. So I thought it would be nice to create a women in the history of photography list. Top 40 Sci-Fi Movies of the 21st Century Ask any science-fiction movie fanatic what their go-to films are, and you’ll get a lot of great answers back: Metropolis, Blade Runner, 2001, The Day the Earth Stood Still, the original Godzilla, The Thing etc. But let’s face it – those answers are so last century. Great sci-fi movies didn’t decide to party like it’s 1999 then call it a day; a host of thrilling, intelligent, offbeat, funny and frightening SF films have hit art houses and multiplexes since Y2K.

Studio Museum in Harlem Hi reader in Canada, it seems you use Wikipedia a lot. This Saturday we ask you to protect Wikipedia's independence. It's December 2, we haven't hit our goal, and time is running out in 2017 to help us. We depend on donations averaging $15, but fewer than 1% of readers give. If you donate just $3, the price of your Saturday coffee, you would help keep Wikipedia thriving for years. Please take a minute to keep Wikipedia growing. HBO’s ‘Spielberg’ Will Make You Want to Watch a LOT of Movies HBO’s Spielberg documentary, debuting tonight at 8pm, is a bit of a two-sided coin. On the one hand, you don’t envy HBO‘s position, having to find new and interesting things to say about the most discussed, debated, and appreciated living filmmaker. On the other hand … you’re HBO. You’ve got a little bit of muscle.

John Wayne: 25 Free Western Films Online 32 years after his death, John Wayne (né Marion Morrison) remains a tremendously popular movie star. According to a Harris Poll taken earlier this month (January 2011), Americans still rank The Duke as their third most favorite actor, putting him right behind Johnny Depp and Denzel Washington. No doubt about it, the legend of John Wayne continues to grow. And happily you can find a gold mine of John Wayne Western films online – all free. Yayoi Kusama Yayoi Kusama Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam, Netherlands Yayoi Kusama, Infinity Mirror Room - Phalli's Field (Floor Show) (1965)

Culture - The 100 greatest foreign-language films Three years ago, BBC Culture ran its first major critics’ poll, to find the 100 greatest American films. Two further polls looked for the best films of the 21st Century and the greatest comedies ever made – and those also ended up with films from the US in the top spot. This year, we felt it was time to direct the spotlight away from Hollywood and celebrate the best cinema from around the world. We asked critics to vote for their favourite movies made primarily in a language other than English. The result is BBC Culture’s 100 greatest foreign-language films. Read more about BBC Culture’s 100 greatest foreign-language films: The Guggenheim Puts Online 1700 Great Works of Modern Art from 625 Artists If you were to ask me in my callow years as a young art student to name my favorite painter, I would have answered without a moment’s hesitation: Wassily Kandinsky. His theoretical bent, his mysticism, his seemingly near total creative independence…. There were times when Kandinsky the thinker, writer, and teacher appealed to me even more than Kandinsky the painter. This may go a ways toward explaining why I left art school after my first year to pursue writing and teaching. But nowadays, having seen a tiny bit more of the world and its bountiful artistic treasures, I might pause for just a moment if asked about my favorite painter… then I’d answer: Wassily Kandinsky. But if you can’t make it to New York, then just head on over to the Guggenheim’s online collection, where the museum has digitized “nearly 1600 artworks by more than 575 artists.”

Why James Bond couldn't afford to lose Daniel Craig, a true Hollywood heavyweight For decades the James Bond series has been the Rolls Royce of British cinema: deluxe film-making that maintains a reputation for excellence, while simultaneously acting as a classy-but-discreet national-esteem enhancer. From its early-60s inception it has been a solid box-office presence and a middlebrow tastemaker – but no one could ever accuse the Bond films of reinventing the wheel. That changed dramatically with the release of Skyfall – aka Bond 23 – which became the highest-grossing film in the UK (until the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens) and the second biggest British film ever worldwide (behind Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2). With its giant box office take, Bond morphed from a Rolls into a supercar: a Ferrari, or a Lamborghini. This, in simple terms, explains the desperation of Bond producers Eon to retain the services of Daniel Craig, given that Bond’s evolution happened on his watch.