Tag Archives: Pretty Woman

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.

Klute

With its progressive attitude toward gender and sexuality, is Alan J Pakula’s 1971 film more a character study than it is a psychological thriller?

The Apartment

With six Oscars, five WGAs, a DGA and the Palme d’Or, Billy Wilder’s career was so blazing you’d be forgiven for saying, “Well, somebody’s perfect.”

Shakespeare in Love

Because it beat Steven Spielberg’s Saving Private Ryan to the Best Picture Oscar, a lot of people don’t like this romantic-comedy. Is their prejudice justified?

LA Confidential

LA Confidential is adapted from James Ellroy’s highly regarded crime novel that spans seven scandalous years in the life of Los Angeles.

Fashion in Film

Edith Head was one of cinema’s greatest costume designers. Here we discuss her work and explore the relationship between fashion and film.

Breakfast at Tiffany’s

Breakfast at Tiffany’s has an enduring appeal very far removed from its literary source, Truman Capote’s novella about a Manhattan prostitute.


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