- What's your favorite recent film on immigration? Richard Pena thinks the Reel 13 Indie "Welcome" is a great example.What is your favorite political film? Neal Gabler likes Frank Capra's "State of the Union."HOWARD'S END is a beautiful costume drama, receiving an Oscar nomination for Best Costume Design. What is your favorite costume drama?PRESUMED INNOCENT is a great courtroom thriller. What is your favorite courtroom drama?What's your favorite Shirley Temple movie? Neal Gabler picks Shirley's early hits, " Bright Eyes" and "Curly Top."What is your favorite film noir? Neal Gabler's favorite is The Maltese Falcon - "a quintessential noir!"What is your favorite Humphrey Bogart movie?What is your favorite Marx Brothers movie?What's your favorite recent black and white film?