Brick, an alcoholic ex-football player, drinks his days away and resists the affections of his wife, Maggie. His reunion with his father, Big Daddy, who is dying of cancer, jogs a host of memories and revelations for both father and son.
The decade that brought you '12 Angry Men', 'On the Waterfront', and 'Streetcar Named Desire'. Don't think for a minute this collection of best picture nominees from the 1950s is past its expiration date. Like fine wine, these flicks only get better with age (and digital remastering).
Given a movie is really just a play with some cameras chucked in, it is unsurprising so many fantastic films have emerged from the thespian sphere; enjoy this collection of play adaptations, ranging from the work of Old Bill to Arthur Miller.
These films, new and classic, are based on one of America's richest literary traditions - that of the Southern Gothic, which boasts such impressive figureheads as William Faulkner, Tennessee Williams, and Harper Lee. Tuck in to this collection of filmic adaptations based on their best works!
Featuring the works of writers like Tennessee Williams, William Faulkner, and Harper Lee. Gritty, romantic, and sometimes surreal dramas set in declining pockets of the American South. It's difficult to really get the Southern Gothic aesthetic until you start watching, so pick a flick and dive in!