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Midnight Cowboy (1969, John Schlesinger)

The Stop Button Posted by Andrew Wickliffe on Nov 20, 2016

Midnight Cowboy gets to be a character study, but doesn’t start as one, which is an interesting situation. About forty-five minutes into the film, which runs just shy of two hours, Midnight Cowboy chucks the narrative urgency. Maybe not chucks, maybe just shuts down, because it does take the film read more

Midnight Cowboy (1969)

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Sep 18, 2012

The film stars Jon Voight as a naive Texan and Dustin Hoffman as Ratso Rizzo, the bum who initially cons him and eventually befriends him. Voight comes to New York expecting to make money off of rich city women as a male hustler. However, his callowness leaves him broke. That’s when the crippl read more

Midnight Cowboy (1969)

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Sep 18, 2012

The film stars Jon Voight as a naive Texan and Dustin Hoffman as Ratso Rizzo, the bum who initially cons him and eventually befriends him. Voight comes to New York expecting to make money off of rich city women as a male hustler. However, his callowness leaves him broke. That’s when the crippl read more

Midnight Cowboy

The Best Picture Project Posted by Alyson on Jan 24, 2011

In the film industry, an X or NC-17 rating for a mainstream film is a kiss of death.  When Midnight Cowboy first opened, many theaters would not show the film and newspapers would not run printed ads because of its X rating being associated with pornography.  Yet, the film went on to win the Academy read more

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