Most Popular Titles With David Thomson
1. Becoming Cary Grant (2017)
85 min | Documentary, Biography
For the first time one of Hollywood's greatest stars tells his own story, in his own words. From a childhood of poverty to global fame, Cary Grant, the ultimate self-made star, explores his own screen image and what it took to create it.
3. American Masters (1985– )
90 min | Documentary, Biography
Since its premiere in 1986, this Emmy-winning documentary series has presented hundreds of hours comprising profiles of outstanding American cultural artists. Past subjects have included ... See full summary »
TV-PG | 132 min | Documentary, Biography
Narrated by Sydney Pollack, film critic Richard Schickel's dazzling two-hour plus documentary to one of the towering figures in film: Charles Chaplin. Hardcore Chaplin fans may not find ... See full summary »
8. Shirtless: Hollywood's Sexiest Men (2002 TV Movie)
46 min | Documentary
This documentary, shown on the American Movie Classics (AMC) cable channel, is a survey of Hollywood's leading men from silent film star 'Rudolph Valentino' to today's young stars, such as ... See full summary »
11. The 100 Greatest Movie Stars (2003 TV Movie)
360 min | Documentary, Family
A national survey of the top 100 film actors in history, voted on by the British public.
14. Warren Oates: Across the Border (1993)
54 min | Documentary
A retrospective of the work of the late actor Warren Oates, with clips from his films and interviews with cast and crew members who worked with him.
15. Edge of Outside (2006)
TV-14 | 65 min | Documentary
An hour-long documentary designed to celebrate the spirit of the independent filmmaker from D.W. Griffith to Quentin Tarantino. Interview footage and film clips are blended together to form... See full summary »
25. Dreaming with Scissors: Hitchcock, Surrealism & Salvador Dali (2008 Video)
20 min | Documentary, Short
A documentary analyzing the surrealist elements of the film Spellbound, and the work made by Salvador Dalí in that film.
Moguls & Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood (2010– )
Brother, Can You Spare a Dream?: 1929-1941
59 min | Documentary, History
The American movie business started as peepshows and grew into a near-mythical art form that used an exciting new technology to create drama, laughter and adventure bigger than life.
American Masters (1985– )
None Without Sin
120 min | Documentary, Biography
Director Elia Kazan and playwright Arthur Miller were once best friends and professional colleagues, to most that knew them then in both capacities as soul mates. Their politics were ... See full summary »