If you love movies and want to gain a sense of classic film history, you should try dipping into some old standards. There are so many to choose from, this can be a daunting task. However, you won’t regret having this world open to you. For some guidance, look to the canon built up by expert critics over the years, although there will always be disagreements. Check out IMDB’s list, pretty comprehensive. Another way to go is to look to what is available on Netflix. These options can shift from year to year, so don’t be too disappointed if you can’t find one or two of these.
No matter what, it is impossible you won’t find something you are interested in. Another strategy is to work your way through by genre and below are just a few ideas for your next movie night. Whether you are into noire, comedy, avant-garde, camp, drama or thrillers, there is something for everyone.
Avant-Garde: The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920); Metropolis (1927)
Comedy: The Philadelphia Story (1940); How to Steal a Million (1966)
Drama: Casablanca (1942); To Kill a Mockingbird (1962); On the Waterfront (1962)
Noire: Sunset Boulevard (1950)
Thriller: Notorious (1946); Vertigo (1958)
Stay in the former headquarters of LIFE Magazine when you book your next trip to New York City. Luxe Life Hotel New York, the first Luxe Hotels-branded property in the city, sits in the NoMad neighborhood. The luxury and pet-friendly guestrooms and suites offer lots of history, charm and modern conveniences.
Snooker is a cue sport similar to pool first developed in the latter half of the 19th century by British Army soldiers. Players use a cue and white ball to pocket a set of red and green balls into separate corners in a specific order. Its popularity has grown immensely, leading to an annual World Snooker Championship each year.
Oaxaca is, without a doubt, a city so impressive one must experience it firsthand to understand its splendor. It is an incomparable place that will leave you in awe of its cultural wealth, a place that invites you to experience the extraordinary. In this light, Posadas celebrates the opening of Grand Fiesta Americana Oaxaca, an irresistible option for enjoying this magnificent state in an exclusive and fascinating way.