Browse Collections (26 total)

Francis of Assisi (1961)


Directed by Michael Curtiz, the Hungarian-American director most famous for his classic films Casablanca (1942) and The Adventures of Robin Hood…

Contributors: Esther Cuenca

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Queen Margot (La Reine Margot, 1994)


Directed by Patrice Chéreau and produced by Renn Productions, France 2 Cinema, D.A. Films, and Miramax, La Reine Margot (Queen Margot, 1994) tells the…

Contributors: Kate Courter

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The Fall of the Roman Empire (1964)

The Fall of the Roman Empire (1964) is about the beginning of the decline and fall of the Roman Empire, highlighting the transition from the bright…

Contributors: Grant Ellis

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The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928)


In the 1928 French silent film The Passion of Joan of Arc, director Carl Theodor Dreyer presents nineteen-year-old Joan (Renee Falconetti) in the…

Contributors: Rachel Julian

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Excalibur (1981)


Excalibur (1981) is a film based on medieval romances centered on the King Arthur legends, directed by John Boorman and produced by Orion Pictures.…

Contributors: Brian Brown

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The Sword in the Stone (1963)


Walt Disney’s The Sword in the Stone was released on December 25, 1963 and was Walt Disney’s final animated film released before his death in 1966. It…

Contributors: Christopher Mangine

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El Cid (1961)


Directed by Anthony Mann, whose most notable works were film noirs and westerns, El Cid is one of two epic movies he directed, released in 1961. El…

Contributors: Kraig Puccia

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The Name of the Rose (1986)


Directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud, The Name of the Rose, released by Twentieth Century Fox in 1986, is a “palimpsest” based on Umberto Eco’s novel of…

Contributors: Chynna Hernandez

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Brave (2012)


Brave (2012), a Disney / Pixar animated film directed by Brenda Chapman and Mark Andrews, takes a semi-radical approach towards the depiction of…

Contributors: Mia Cirillo

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A Knight's Tale (2001)


A Knight’s Tale was released in 2001 by Columbia Pictures and was directed by Brian Helgeland.  Although not based on any recent work, its title…

Contributors: Kristen Sulewski

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