Tag Archives: Tootsie

Midnight Cowboy

Released to mixed reviews in 1969, Midnight Cowboy is a landmark film that examines the then toxic topics of male identity, intimacy, sexuality and trauma.

Cyrano de Bergerac

Why did French playwright, Edmond Rostand base his play on a real-life historical figure and then choose to turn his writing talent into a tragedy?

The Most Influential Films Ever Made – Part Two

The films that really changed the course of cinema are often ones few people have seen.

When Harry met Sally…

The rom-com goes back to 300BC. Since then, four major categories have emerged with Ron Reiner’s classic being one of the best.

Trainwreck

Is it possible to put a new twist on a formula as old as the rom-com? Getting Amy Schumer to write the script and Judd Apatow to direct certainly gives you a head start.

Tootsie

Tootsie tackled 1980s’ chauvanism by disguising a man as a woman. Hilarious as it was, the tradition can be traced as far back as Homer’s Illiad.


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