Tag Archives: Milos Forman

Amadeus (1984)

“All I wanted was to sing to God. He gave me that longing and then made me mute.” I had Amadeus pegged as an Oscar-bait epic. I was turned off for a long time by the period set pieces, the length, the … Continue reading

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One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975)

“But I tried, didn’t I? Goddamnit, at least I did that.” The Academy Awards aren’t always an indicator of a great film, but very often they are. Particularly if a film sweeps all five major categories (Best Picture, Actor, Actress, … Continue reading

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