As much as I loved this film I have no idea of what emotion the director was trying to leave his audience with.
If it was WTF, astonishment or even disbelief then he's pretty much succeeded.
I'm sure there are symbolic meanings behind the film. What they are I can hardly imagine. I really need to read around this one and hopefully I will gain a better understanding.
When Denis Lavant came out of the white limo disguised as a…
Couldn't help myself, had to watch it again. Second watch was even better than the first.
I love absolutely everything about Midnight Cowboy. The performances of Jon Voight in particular and Dustin Hoffman. Waldo Salt's wonderful screenplay, John Schlesinger's direction, the amazing soundtrack and equally as important the brilliant use of New York as a setting.
Whoopatee-Ay-Yo git along little doggies, its your misfortune and non of my own.
Whoopatee-Ay-Yo, git along little doggies, for you know New York will be your new home.
'Where's that Joe Buck?'........ Cue Harry Nilsson and let the magic begin, 'Everybodys talkin at me......'
Everyone's read about how brilliant a film is only to watch it and be totally disappointed. I found Inception and Prometheus to be such films. Some will agree some disagree, but nevertheless the point remains - Over hyped films can often leave to a massive sense of disappointment.
But not in the case of On The Waterfront. It's a brilliant, brilliant film and make no mistake. Its brilliant on every level of film making that you care to mention. OMG…