I feel like my Scenes We Love offerings are always appallingly obvious (Sidney Lumet! Goodfellas!) but you just can't go wrong with a classic. Plus, there could be a reader out there who has never encountered The Lady from Shanghai except via The Simpsons, and will be blown away by this. Or you might think "Wow, I should see that again!" It's currently playing on Netflix Instant Watch and let me tell you, there's nothing better than spending all night with some film noir. It's how I spent my Memorial Day weekend -- and yes, it was kind of creepy but it was also very glamorous.

So, without further ado, here's the famous hall of mirror sequence from The Lady of Shanghai. This is the end of the film, so it's spoiler filled ... but it's noir, so if you actually expect it to have a happy ending, I'm sorry. Watching it again, I can't help but be struck with how Rita Hayworth loses her unearthly luminosity in this scene. Her endless beauty shots were forced on Orson Welles, but I think they lend themselves wonderfully to the ending, where she suddenly looks hard and false, and unworthy of all Welles' hero has done for her.