1971: The Last Picture Show


Columbia Pictures

– Director: Peter Bogdanovich

– Stacker score: 90.1

– Metascore: 93

– IMDb user rating: 8

– Runtime: 118 minutes

Welcome to the small and somber town of Anarene, Texas, circa 1951. As a group of teenagers come of age against a bleak backdrop, they ruminate upon what the future has in store. The film employs black-and-white cinematography and haunting imagery to evoke a perennial atmosphere of aimlessness and despair.