Revisiting

THE GREATEST AMERICAN FILMS OF THE SEVENTIES: #29

By John H. Foote 29. AN UNMARRIED WOMAN (1978) An Academy Award nominee for Best Picture, this superb Paul Mazursky film gave Jill Clayburgh the role of her career as Erica, a beautiful near fortysomething who goes through a startling transformation. Seeming to be the perfect couple, they have it all. A daughter, beautiful apartment,…

FINALLY: GAYS, MOVIES AND GETTING IT RIGHT

By Craig Leask In 2016 the film Carol which starred Cate Blanchett as a bored housewife who falls in love with an aspiring female photographer (Rooney Mara)  earned six Oscar nominations. The following year Moonlight, a film ultimately about a gay black youth struggling to find acceptance and his identity in a world filled with…