Now’s the time to stream or rent some of the all-time classics! These are just a few — Part 7
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Dumb and Dumber (1994)
Lloyd and Harry stumble across a suitcase full of money left behind in Harry’s car. The pair decides to return the money, unaware that it is connected to a kidnapping. As Harry and Lloyd are pursued across the country, they find both their friendship and brains tested. Stars: Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels Director: Peter Farrelly
The Long Day Closes (1992)
Bud is a lonely and quiet child whose moments of solace occur when he sits in rapture at the local cinema. The movies give Bud the strength to deal with his oppressive school environment and his burgeoning homosexuality.
Stars: Leigh McCormack, Marjorie Yates
Director: Terence Davies
In early-1970s Las Vegas, mobster “Ace” Rothstein’s a great success at leading a casino, but over the years, problems with his loose-cannon enforcer, his ex-wife, and a handful of corrupt politicians put him in ever-increasing danger.
Stars: Robert De Niro, Sharon Stone
Director: Martin Scorsese
Velvet Goldmine (1998)
In 1984, British journalist Arthur Stuart investigates the career of 1970s glam superstar Brian Slade, who was heavily influenced in his early years by hard-living and rebellious American singer Curt Wild.
Star: Ewan McGregor, Jonathan Rhys Meyers
Director: Todd Haynes
Seventeen-year-old Rose hails from an aristocratic family and is set to be married. When she boards the Titanic, she meets Jack Dawson, an artist, and falls in love with him.
Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Billy Zane
Director: James Cameron
Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Robin Hood (1992)
Robin Hood, an outlaw, starts forming a gang in Sherwood Forest to fight the injustices of the Sheriff of Nottingham. The sheriff, on orders of the greedy prince, levies unjust taxes upon the people.
Stars: Brian Bedford, Phil Harris
Director: Wolfgang Reitherman
Comedy, Drama, Romance
Tracy runs unopposed for her high school election. However, the school’s civics teacher has different plans, so he tells the varsity’s popular football player to run for president and chaos follows.
Stars: Matthew Broderick, Reese Wither-spoon, Chris Klein
Director: Alexander Payne
Adventure, Family, Fantasy
The Dark Crystal (1982)
Jen has been told that he is the last survivor of his own race, the Gelflings. He sets out to try to find a shard of the dark crystal, a powerful gem that once provided balance to the universe. After the crystal was broken, the evil Skeksis used sinister means to gain control.
Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz
Directors: Jim Henson, Frank Oz
Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Sarah, a teen, summons the goblins from her favorite book, the Labyrinth, to steal her baby half-brother Toby. When they actually do, she must solve the Goblin King Jareth’s labyrinth in thirteen hours or else Toby will become a goblin.
Stars: Jennifer Connelly, David Bowie
Director: Jim Henson
Adventure, Comedy, Family
When his young children are abducted by his old nemesis, Capt. Hook, Peter Banning returns to his magical origins as Peter Pan. He must revisit a foggy past in which he abandoned Neverland for family life, leaving Tinkerbell and the Lost Boys to fend for themselves.
Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Robin Williams
Director: Steven Spielberg