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THE GREATEST AMERICAN FILMS OF THE NINETIES: #23

By John H. Foote 23. THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY (1995) When Steven Spielberg walked away from directing The Bridges of Madison County, the highly anticipated film, Clint Eastwood had already been tapped to play the photographer from the National Geographic who comes to Iowa in the sixties to photograph the covered bridges. With Spielberg…

THE GREATEST AMERICAN FILMS OF THE NINETIES: #24

By John H. Foote 24.THE SIXTH SENSE (1999) The hushed terror of the little boy telling a doctor his secret was the TV commercial of the year, transfixing millions of movie goers with is deceptively simplistic approach. “I see dead people” became the most important line of the year, instantly stopping our breath, and acted…

THE GREATEST AMERICAN FILMS OF THE NINETIES: #25

By John H. Foote 25. DANCES WITH WOLVES (1990) By the late eighties Kevin Costner was a major movie star and reasonably well thought of as an actor. His performance in Silverado (1985) as the hotdogging gunslinger on the side of right was great fun and earned him attention from audiences, critics and directors. Delivering…