In M. Night Shyamalan's first (and best) feature, seeing dead people was all the rage.
De Palma's Cannes heist flick — helped by Rebecca Romijn — remains a stylish joy.
Rob Reiner softens up a Stephen King story and emerges with a coming-of-age winner.
Young Alfred Hitchcock was off and running with this 1930s spy novel adaptation.
Instead of the planes, Henry King's stunning wartime tale focuses on the fliers.
Gable, Lancaster, and a U.S. submarine can make for riveting viewing.
Altman's Western is all about hues and shadings, and no one winning.
Amelio's morality tale about Italy, Albania, and conscience is still a must-see.
Peter Sellers got a "Strangelove" tune-up in this wacky but forgotten charmer.
Schlock thrillers are a kick when a director knows how to make fun of himself.
Dorris Dörrie's mournful view of life's end is too often piano-addled.
Making a Samurai out of Clint Eastwood let Sergio Leone reinvent the Western.