Girls Always Happy

(Yang Mingming, 2018, China, 116 minutes) Girls Always Happy calls to mind the acidic/comedic mother/daughter relationship of a film like Lady Bird, but...

Veronica Lake and Alan Ladd

Tuesday, February 4 at 7:00 p.m. (Frank Tuttle, 1942, United States, 81 minutes) The first pairing of Alan Ladd and Veronica Lake wasn’t meant to be so—Ms....

Everybody's Everything

(Sebastian Jones and Ramez Silyan, 2019, United States/United Kingdom, 116 minutes) A look at the life and death of emo rapper Gustav Åhr, better known as...

The Glass Key

(Stuart Heisler, 1942, United States, 86 minutes) Fast-tracked into production on account of Ladd’s rising stardom, The Glass Key is an adaptation of...

Peking Opera Blues

(Tsui Hark, 1986, Hong Kong, 104 minutes) Described by the Village Voice as a movie that “out-Spielbergs Spielberg” and cited by Quentin Tarantino as one of...