AFI #12 – The Searchers

The Searchers 1956 Directed by John Ford Netflix says... After his entire family is viciously wiped out, hardened war veteran Ethan Edwards (John Wayne) embarks on a long journey to find his only surviving niece, Debbie (Natalie Wood), who has been captured by hostile Comanche Indians. Director John Ford's richly scenic Western also stars Vera … Continue reading AFI #12 – The Searchers

AFI #51 – West Side Story

West Side Story 1961 Directed by Jerome Robbins, Robert Wise Netflix says... Winner of 10 Academy Awards including Best Picture, this classic musical set among the tenements of New York City finds star-crossed lovers Maria (Natalie Wood) and Tony (Richard Beymer) caught in the midst of a turf war between rival street gangs. The modern … Continue reading AFI #51 – West Side Story