Tag Archives: On The Waterfront

379. Midnight Cowboy

Released in 1969, Midnight Cowboy mixes avant-garde with mythology to examine male identity, intimacy, sexuality and trauma.

362. Last Tango in Paris

There are several good reasons to watch Bernardo Bertolucci’s controversial drama. Not all of them make for palatable viewing.

334. La Belle et la Bête

Fairytales transcend not just generations but cultures. Which may explain why La Belle et la Bête exists in so many guises and confronts so many issues.

251. Lawrence of Arabia

David Lean’s enduring masterpiece is a rare breed; an epic but also a portrait that refuses to explain its enigmatic subject.

145. Sweet Smell of Success

To make a masterpiece about greed, media manipulation and McCarthyism, you hire a director whose background is in comedy.

137. Fatal Attraction

Earning 5 Oscar nominations and $600m around the globe, the success (and controversy) of Fatal Attraction should be squarely laid at the feet of its producers.

120. The Fabulous Baker Boys

It’s called The Fabulous Baker Boys, but it was Michelle Pfeiffer’s Oscar nominated performance that earned the film its adjective.


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