Titanic Director: James Cameron Screenwriter: James Cameron

In 1997, the most expensive film ever launched was about the biggest ship ever launched – only one of which turned out to be a disaster. Onboard the ship, Jack Dawson (DiCaprio) and Rose Bukater (Wi....

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Good Will Hunting Director: Gus Van Sant Screenwriter: Matt Damon, Ben Affleck

At the VFA, we don’t understand adjacency matrices, but we do have a logarithm that says Good Will Hunting may be the best film of 1997. The first draft of this script was written for a class assign....

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Men in Black Director: Barry Sonnenfeld Screenwriter: Ed Solomon

Men cannot defend the galaxy wearing untucked chambray shirts from Gap. So it was reassuring, in 1997, to see leading men wearing suits again. Hopping back and forth from retro Ray-Bans and 1960s Worl....

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Dirty Dancing Director: Emile Ardolino Screenwriter: Eleanor Bergstein

Is it possible this Ryan Gosling has Patrick Swayze’s former agent? 24 years after the release of Dirty Dancing, Gosling was stealing Swayze’s moves in Crazy, Stupid, Love…and then in La La Land....

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VINTAGE PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR 1997

Matt Damon
as in Good Will Hunting

At the VFA, we don’t understand adjacency matrices, but we do have a logarithm that says Good Will Hunting may be the best film of 1997. The first draft of this script was written for a class assign....

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VINTAGE PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS 1997

Kate Winslet
as in Titanic

In 1997, the most expensive film ever launched was about the biggest ship ever launched – only one of which turned out to be a disaster. Onboard the ship, Jack Dawson (DiCaprio) and Rose Bukater (Wi....

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