Kathryn Bigelow upset the odds in
2009 when her indie-scale, grunt-level look at the Iraq War, The Hurt Locker, knocked aside her
ex-husband James Cameron’s 3D extravaganza, Avatar,
at Oscar time. Although her latest
Often the classic films the Charles Allis Art Museum screens are of the slightly obscure variety, but tonight’s selection is familiar to most film lovers: It’s Rebecca, the 1940 psychological thriller that won director Alfred Hitchcock his first—and, criminally, his only—Best Picture Oscar. Joan Fontaine plays a young...