The Last Picture Show: The Ten Finest Final Films

Filmmakers stop making films for all kinds of reasons: they die; they lose funding; or they may just lose interest in the stultifyingly slow business of showbusiness.  But whatever the reason that actors, writers or directors stop making movies, the fact that they have stopped making films often gives their...
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The Top 10 John Huston Films

John Huston is one of the most important figures in the history of Hollywood, a legendary writer, director and actor, who, during a near-50-year career, made some of the finest gangster, detective and adventure movies ever made, before concluding his career with a late literary-inspired masterpiece that may just be...
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The Top 10 Richard Harris Films

Richard Harris is probably the greatest Irish screen actor. Peter O'Toole was half-British and half-Irish, while Daniel Day Lewis only became Irish later in life (prompting his old friends to joke that they had known him “before he was Irish”), but Harris, even when he was playing the great scourge...
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The Top 10 David Lean Films

Sometimes with great directors, the clue is in the name.  Richard Linklater, for example, is almost too perfectly named.  In his great, sprawling films, such as the Before… trilogy or Boyhood, links or connections between scenes or characters are often made not instantly but much later, as is often the...
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