Monday, October 22, 2012
"Midnight Cowboy" is a great film. I had seen it once before, but it was a few years ago and I definitely didn't get as much from the film then as I did now. John Voight is definitely one of my favorite actors and his performance in this film is amazing. I really liked the use of expressionism and I think Voight worked very well acting it out. I'd like to point out that Schlesinger does an amazing job of using New York city for everything it has. It would have been pretty easy to film this without the use of strong settings available in the city but he didn't. Some of my favorite scenes come out of the abandoned apartment that Joe and Ratso temporarily live in, but my favorite of all the end when they reach Miami.