With the latest in a long history of “Cyrano” adaptations currently in theaters (somewhere), we revisit perhaps the most faithful adaptation of the original play, for which José Ferrer became the first Hispanic actor to win an Oscar.
Tag Archives: 1950
THE ASPHALT JUNGLE (1950)
Maybe the first great heist movie, for me it still works just as well today as it did 70 years ago.
ALL ABOUT EVE (1950)
Showbiz is an eternal, elemental struggle in one of the greatest of all satires.
BORN YESTERDAY (1950)
The only movie I’ve ever seen where the guy likes the girl more after she puts on glasses.
SUNSET BOULEVARD (1950)
The decaying remains of 1920s Hollywood entrap a hack writer and lure him to his doom.