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Final Cut: The Making and Unmaking of Heaven’s Gate tells an intriguing story, with on-camera input from many of the people involved, but not Mr. Cimino, and apt comparisons with other notorious film disasters.

John Cassavetes, essential viewing collection:

The wonderfully titled I’M ALMOST NOT CRAZY… captured Cassavetes on the set of his last personal film, LOVE STREAMS (1984). “We’re making a picture about inner life,” we hear Cassavetes saying. “And nobody really believes that it can be put on a screen. Including me. I don’t believe it either—but screw it.”

All the essential documentaries on Alfred Hitchcock.

The American Dreamer (1971), a documentary portrait of Dennis Hopper is one of the great lost films of the early seventies.

"Krzysztof Kieslowski: I’m So-So" is a striking picture of an extraordinary man who made some of the most powerful films of the last two decades.

The China Odyssey: 'Empire of the Sun', a Film by Steven Spielberg (1987).

For the avid Sellers fan, this is the jackpot—the pot o’ gold at the end of the rainbow. The Peter Sellers Story UNCUT: As He Filmed It, a very rare 3 hour version (not 90min condensed rebroadcast version). Using a unique collection of his own home movies shot between 1948 and 1977 and discovered years after his death, this film presents an intriguing and intimate portrait of Peter Sellers.

All the essential documentaries on Stanley Kubrick. #StanleyKubrick #Kubrick

Looking for Truffaut (2009). A documentary charting the trajectory of one of the greatest filmmakers of all time.