Almira Sessions

Summer and Smoke

Summer and Smoke

Summer and Smoke
IMDb: 6.9
118 min

In a small Mississippi town in 1916, an eccentric spinster battles her romantic yearnings for the randy boy next door. A 1961 film, adapted from a Tennessee Williams play, starring Geraldine Page, Laurence Harvey, John McIntire, Una Merkel and Rita Moreno.

Rebel Without A Cause

Rebel Without A Cause

Rebel Without A Cause
IMDb: 7.7
111 min

After moving to a new town, troublemaking teen Jim Stark is supposed to have a clean slate, although being the new kid in town brings its own problems. While searching for some stability, Stark forms a bond with a disturbed classmate, Plato, and falls for local girl Judy. However, Judy is the girlfriend of neighborhood tough, Buzz. When Buzz violently confronts Jim and challenges him to a drag race, the new kid\'s real troubles begin.

It’s Always Fair Weather

It’s Always Fair Weather

It’s Always Fair Weather
IMDb: 7.0
102 min

Three World War II buddies promise to meet at a specified place and time 10 years after the war. They keep their word only to discover how far apart they\'ve grown. But the reunion sparks memories of youthful dreams that haven\'t been fulfilled -- and slowly, the three men reevaluate their lives and try to find a way to renew their friendship.

Genre: Music, Romance
Harvey

Harvey

Harvey
IMDb: 7.9
104 min

The classic stage hit gets the Hollywood treatment in the story of Elwood P. Dowd who makes friends with a spirit taking the form of a human-sized rabbit named Harvey that only he sees (and a few privileged others on occasion also.) After his sister tries to commit him to a mental institution, a comedy of errors ensues. Elwood and Harvey become the catalysts for a family mending its wounds and for romance blossoming in unexpected places.

Genre: Best Fantasy
It’s a Wonderful Life

It’s a Wonderful Life

It’s a Wonderful Life
IMDb: 8.6
130 min

A holiday favourite for generations... George Bailey has spent his entire life giving to the people of Bedford Falls. All that prevents rich skinflint Mr. Potter from taking over the entire town is George\'s modest building and loan company. But on Christmas Eve the business\'s $8,000 is lost and George\'s troubles begin.

It’s a Wonderful Life

It’s a Wonderful Life

It’s a Wonderful Life
IMDb: 8.6
130 min

A holiday favourite for generations... George Bailey has spent his entire life giving to the people of Bedford Falls. All that prevents rich skinflint Mr. Potter from taking over the entire town is George's modest building and loan company. But on Christmas Eve the business's $8,000 is lost and George's troubles begin.

The Southerner

The Southerner

The Southerner
IMDb: 7.1
92 min

Sam Tucker, a cotton picker, in search of a better future for his family, decides to grow his own cotton crop. In the first year, the Tuckers battle disease, a flood, and a jealous neighbor. Can they make it as farmers?

The Miracle of Morgan’s Creek

The Miracle of Morgan’s Creek

The Miracle of Morgan’s Creek
IMDb: 7.6
98 min

A small-town girl with a soft spot for American soldiers wakes up the morning after a wild farewell party for the troops to find that she married someone she can\'t remember.

Genre: Comedy, Romance, War
The Ox-Bow Incident

The Ox-Bow Incident

The Ox-Bow Incident
IMDb: 8.0
75 min

Gil Carter and Art Croft ride into a small Nevada town plagued by cattle thieves. Initially suspected of being the rustlers themselves, Carter and Croft eventually join a posse out to get the criminals, who also may be involved in a recent shooting. When the posse closes in on a group that could be the fugitives, they must decide on a course of action, with numerous lives hanging in the balance.

Sullivan’s Travels

Sullivan’s Travels

Sullivan’s Travels
IMDb: 7.9
91 min

Successful movie director John L. Sullivan, convinced he won\'t be able to film his ambitious masterpiece until he has suffered, dons a hobo disguise and sets off on a journey, aiming to \"know trouble\" first-hand. When all he finds is a train ride back to Hollywood and a beautiful blonde companion, he redoubles his efforts, managing to land himself in more trouble than he bargained for when he loses his memory and ends up a prisoner on a chain gang.