midnightcowboy

Everybody’s Talkin’: Oscar Winner ‘Midnight Cowboy’ Gets Deluxe Criterion Release

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Almost 50 years before Moonlight shocked Hollywood with its Best Picture Oscar win, another gay-themed film shook Tinseltown by winning the 1969 Best Picture. The big surprise that year was the Oscar was bestowed upon Midnight Cowboy, an X-rated film, a rating usually consigned to porn films. But Midnight Cowboy winning Best Picture was no…

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Not As Good As You Remember: ‘Breakfast Club’ Gets Criterion Release

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The late John Hughes was a Reaganite conservative. He got his foot in the door of the entertainment world by writing for the often bawdy National Lampoon publication, where fellow right-winger P.J. O’Rourke was editor. He started writing screenplays, succeeding with National Lampoon’s Vacation in 1983, a box office success that gave Hughes a deal…

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