Among those also making the cut this year: 'Gaslight,' 'Zoot Suit,' 'Real Women Have Curves,' 'Before Stonewall' and 'Platoon.' Purple Rain, Amadeus, She's Gotta Have It and Clerks — this year's biggest public vote-getter — plus seven films directed by women, including Boys Don't Cry, are among the latest cinematic treasures chosen for the Library of Congress' National Film Registry, it was announced Wednesday. The list of 25 films picked to be preserved for future generations also includes Coal Miner's Daughter (1980) and Gaslight (1944), like Boys Don't Cry starrer Hilary Swank featuring an Oscar-winning best actress performance (by Sissy Spacek and Ingrid Bergman, respectively), and another timeless classic with a great leading lady, Sleeping Beauty (1959). Four feature documentaries made it — Madeline Anderson's I Am Somebody (1970), Martin Scorsese's The Last … [Read more...] about ‘Purple Rain,’ ‘Amadeus,’ ‘Boys Don’t Cry,’ ‘Clerks’ Enter National Film Registry
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Back in 2007, when Sandeep Reddy Vanga's 'Arjun Reddy' released, the film created a storm in the Telugu film industry. A boy meets a girl. Falls in love but tragedy strikes, and the two are separated. What follows next is the boy's journey of self-destruction to get over the messy break-up. The story sounded quite familiar. But what made a lot of difference was the way, Sandeep carved his characters. They were real people with real emotions. A far outcry from the star-studded commercial mainstream Telugu flicks. Some termed it a breakout moment in Telugu cinema. Meanwhile, the film also earned its share of brickbats for glorifying toxic masculinity and tones of misogyny. Despite all the nays-says, Arjun Reddy shattered all box office records and became a 'craze'. So much so that it caught the attention of Bollywood too and thus, 'Kabir Singh' was born. Unlike some of the major south remakes in the past, this time, the original director was retained. Kabir Singh is nearly a … [Read more...] about Kabir Singh Vs Arjun Reddy: Who Wins The ‘Rowdy’ Title Out Of These Two?