Posts Tagged John Wayne

Streampix Watch: A Cult Above: 10 Midnight Specials

Cult films may be considered modern-day classics like John Ford’s “The Searchers,” which wasn’t even nominated for a major Oscar when it came out in 1956 to such would-be exploitation fare as Alex Cox’s mixed genre 1984 end-of-world noir spoof “Repo Man.” Here’s a selection of Streampix’s 10 top cult films:

Streampix Weekend Watch: Long Live the Wild, Wild West

Hollywood made its name on the great westerns directed by the likes of John Ford, Howard Hawks, Anthony Mann, Monte Hellman, John Sturges, Raoul Walsh, Nicholas Ray, Budd Boetticher and Sam Peckinpah. This month, Streampix celebrates one of filmdom’s most enduring genres with a curated selection that spotlights some of the best “horse operas” on the site.

Streampix Watch: 10 Most Memorable Movie Characters

With awards season in full swing, we’ve already covered Streampix’s Best Picture Oscar winners and nominees, so let’s take a look at some of the most memorable characters in the collection, some of whom took home top acting honors—including Denzel Washington, Jack Nicholson and Charlton Heston, while others were inexplicably overlooked, including John Wayne, Al Pacino, Elizabeth Blanchett and Kathleen Turner.

Streampix Watch: Behind the Lines: Ten Great Movie Quotes

“Frankly my dear, I don’t give a damn.” “Go ahead, make my day.” “I’ll be back…” “Well, nobody’s perfect.” These quotes—from “Gone with the Wind,” “Dirty Harry,” “The Terminator” and “Some Like It Hot,” respectively—have gone from the movie screens of yore to be imprinted indelibly into our consciousness.