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THE GREATEST AMERICAN FILMS OF THE NINETIES: #17

By John H. Foote 17. SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE (1998) When Harrison Ford strode to center stage to present the Academy Award for Best Picture of 1998, Steven Spielberg’s Saving Private Ryan (1998) had already won Best Film Editing, Best Sound, Best Sound Editing, Best Cinematography, and Best Director, so naturally everyone in the audience and…

THE GREATEST AMERICAN FILMS OF THE NINETIES: #20

By John H. Foote 20. THELMA AND LOUISE (1991) The biggest difference in this buddy road movie was that the heroes were instead heroines, women. Wildly entertaining with spectacular performances from Geena Davis, Susan Sarandon and a very new Brad Pitt, the film was an immediate hit with audiences and critics, superbly directed by Ridley…