Barbara Harris

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  • The Lion King

    The Lion King

    Fifty years after Walt Disney’s Bambi (1942), his successors at the studio finally came up with a primal animal fable to equal it.

  • The Prestige

    The Prestige

    A pair of fin-de-siècle showman-magicians duel in their personal and professional lives in an appropriately tricksy thriller, directed with panache by Christopher Nolan.

  • The Serpent and the Rainbow

    Wes Craven’s hallucinatory shocker follows a Harvard professor as he investigates a mysterious substance.

  • There Will Be Blood

    There Will Be Blood

    This operatic portrait of a diabolical oil baron is a formal tour de force and a compelling portrait of all-American 20th century sociopathy.

  • Platoon

    Platoon

    A key entry in Hollywood’s cycle of Vietnam films, Platoon put writer-director Oliver Stone on the map, winning Oscars for best director and best picture.

  • Eve's Bayou

    In the Louisiana bayous, where the air is thick with magic and secrets, a girl witnesses the infidelity of her father.

  • Brokeback Mountain

    Brokeback Mountain

    A landmark in changing attitudes to homosexuality on screen, Ang Lee’s frank tale of thwarted love between two cowboys was an international box-office hit.

  • Speed

    Speed

    Keanu Reeves, Sandra Bullock and a bomb on a bus make for an explosive action-thriller.

  • No Country for Old Men

    No Country for Old Men

    A Texan man’s reckless decision to keep a bag of drug money found in the desert puts him in the crosshairs of an unstoppable bounty hunter.

  • Unstoppable

    Unstoppable

    Tony Scott’s last film, starring Denzel Washington, is a thrilling ride with a runaway freight train.

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