Until tonight, all I knew about 'The English Patient' was what I learned from that episode of "Seinfeld" where Elaine attempts to avoid the film at all costs.
It's quite old-fashioned and rather indulgent, but I found it to be surprisingly lovely.
Kristin Scott Thomas is becoming my favorite actress of all time.
Ralph Fiennes is superb, and handsome as fuck during flashbacks, in his role of a disfigured man that isn't named Voldemort.
Juliette Binoche is absolutely divine.
Willem Dafoe, one of the greatest actors around, is just as terrific as you'd expect him to be.
I'm not the type of person who respects the Oscars or the vast majority of films that it awards each year, but this…