Fifty years ago Hollywood embraced a new era, the most creatively satisfying one it has ever known. New Hollywood?s rebels had gotten a foothold in 1967 with Bonnie and Clyde and The Graduate, then taught the studios that weird rinky-dink homemade-looking no-budget movies could be among the year?s biggest moneymakers (Easy Rider in 1969, M*A*S*H in 1970).

Cinema’s Annus Mirabilis | National Review

In 1971, Hollywood gave us a string of not only great films but enduringly fascinating ones. F ifty years ago Hollywood embraced a new era, the most creatively satisfying one it has ever known.

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