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Midnight Cowboy: Art, Sex, Loneliness, Liberation, and the Making of a Dark Classic Raging Bull: The Making of Scorsese’s 1980 Oscar Winner

Midnight Cowboy: Art, Sex, Loneliness, Liberation, and the Making of a Dark Classic 

Oscar: Best Picture–Midnight Cowboy (1969), Directed by Schlesinger, Starring Dustin Hoffman and Jon Voight

Midnight Cowboy surprised audiences with its candid view of sex and daring dialogue, though by today’s standards, it’s rather mild.

Oscar Actors: Miles, Sylvia–Supporting Actress Nominee, Midnight Cowboy, Dies at 94

It’s not that I mind losing, but losing to Goldie Hawn (“Cactus Flower”). That was a big insult–Sylvia Miles

Oscar Movies: Midnight Cowboy (1969)

The year's biggest loser was “Anne of the Thousand Days,” which received the largest number (10) of nominations, but won only one. Awards-wise, George Roy Hill's “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid” got more Oscars (four) than “Midnight Cowboy,” though both were nominated in 7 categories. Barbra Streisand's musical “Hello Dolly! was also nominated for 7, wining 3. The fifth Oscar nominee was Costa-Gavras' foreign-language film, the political thriller “Z.”

Brokeback Mountain (2005): Midnight Cowboy for Our Age??

December 28, 2005–In several significant ways, “Brokeback Mountain” is the “Midnight Cowboy” of this year, albeit Ang Lee's modern Western is superior to John Schlesinger's 1969 urban Western on every level, narrative, theme, mise-en-scene, and style.