John's picks for October:
"The Hired Hand" (1971) Directed by Peter Fonda, with Peter Fonda and Verna Bloom. In the tradition of "Shane" and "Hondo," "The Hired Hand tells the story of a rovin' cowboy who does what he can to help out a family struggling in the early west. Warren Oates also stars in this lovely western.
"Stone Reader" (2002) Directed by Mark Moskowitz, with Mark Moskowitz and Frank Conroy. People who like books and reading will love this film about a filmmaker who tries to track down an author who disappeared after his first book.
"A Face in the Crowd" (1957) Directed by Elia Kazan, with Andy Griffith and Patricia Neal. A radio and television personality with few morals finds that he can use his stardom as the power to get him into politics.