5 Marvelous Movies You May Have Missed

From the '60s to early 2006, a quintet of underrated films just out on DVD

V for Vendetta James McTeigue V, the hero of this dystopic fantasy, is a modern Guy Fawkes, the 17th century Romanist who tried to blow up Parliament. Four centuries later, he is a masked man with a mission: to expose, and explode, the state's dictatorial power. Scripters Andy and Larry Wachowski match their work on The Matrix, fashioning a ripping action yarn that is also a provocative political statement (justifying violence against authority). This V is for Vivid, Vexing and Very good. Petulia Richard Lester Gorgeous, desperately madcap Petulia (Julie Christie) needs a Galahad to rescue her from marriage to a handsome...

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