In No Time to Die, Bond blows up the villain’s post-Soviet missile silo—just as he does every other modernist building he encounters.
The Killing of Sister George was the first Hollywood movie to depict a lesbian bar. Director Robert Aldrich was obsessed with its authenticity.
As the first salaried Black musician at a major studio, he was a leader in shaping the sound of movies—though he was often uncredited.
"Social problem" films were all the rage after World War II. So how could movies about racism be so conservative?