The Pianist - Dirceted by Roman Polanski starring with Adrien Brody. A Polish Jewish musician struggles to survive the destruction of the Warsaw ghetto of World War II. Very touching, amazing movie with a documentary line.
THE REMAINS OF THE DAY - A 1993 Romantic Drama starring Anthony Hopkins and Emma Thompson. A butler who sacrificed body and soul to service in the years post World War II realizes too late how misguided his loyalty has been.
Henry Hill and his friends work their way up through the mob hierarchy. Director: Martin Scorsese Writers: Nicholas Pileggi (book), Nicholas Pileggi (screenplay) Stars: Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta and Joe Pesci
March King Henry IV of England is succeeded by his son, Henry V. The 1989 movie, based on Shakespeare's play and starring Kenneth Branagh, is one of my favorites. Shakespeare is lousy history, but great drama.
Blood Diamond - An ex-mercenary turned smuggler. A Mende fisherman. Amid the explosive civil war overtaking 1999 Sierra Leone, these men join for two desperate missions: recovering a rare pink diamond of immense value and rescuing the fisherman's son
"The Last Castle" - Directed by Rod Lurie. With Robert Redford, James Gandolfini, Mark Ruffalo, Steve Burton. A court-martialed General rallies together twelve hundred inmates to rise against the corrupt system that put him away.