DANCES WITH WOLVES
1990, MGM Repertory, 181 min, USA, Dir: Kevin Costner

Union Lieutenant Dunbar (Kevin Costner, who also directed) takes a new assignment on the Western frontier, where he comes into contact with the Sioux tribe and gradually comes to identify with them, falling in love with one of their women (Mary McDonnell), hunting buffalo and ultimately becoming a full-blown member of the tribe. A traitor in the eyes of his own people, Dunbar ultimately must decide to whom his allegiance truly belongs. Winner of seven Oscars including John Barry’s nod for best score.


THEY MIGHT BE GIANTS
1971, Universal, 98 min, USA, Dir: Anthony Harvey

This charmingly goofy, surprisingly romantic Sherlock Holmes iteration finds the famous duo in modern-day New York, with Holmes (George C. Scott) an obsessive paranoid and a female Watson (Joanne Woodward), a psychiatrist helplessly fascinated by the detective.


MIDNIGHT COWBOY
1969, MGM Repertory, 113 min, USA, Dir: John Schlesinger

A shocking, poignant study of being down and out in the Big Apple. Jon Voight as hustler Joe Buck and Dustin Hoffman as Ratso Rizzo give touchstone performances of the New Hollywood era. Winner of three Oscars, including Best Picture.


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