Why ‘The Gossip Girl’ is not a classic, but a classic film
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A new study by University of Southern California professor and film critic John Geddes finds that The Gossip Girls is not just the greatest movie ever made, but is a classic in its own right.
The study is titled, “What is a Classic Film?” and was published by The New Yorker.
Geddes conducted the study based on his analysis of the filmography of the iconic female characters in the classic films of the 1950s and 1960s.
He found that The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly is the only classic film that is both a classic and not just a classic movie.
“We found that there is a reason why so many of the most celebrated classic films fall into this category,” Gedds said.
He found that “The Girlfriend Is Dead,” “The Mummy,” “Roots,” “Beverly Hills Cop,” “Halloween,” and “Rescue Dawn” are all classic movies that are not simply classic films.
He said he hopes the study will help filmmakers make better choices in choosing which movies to make in their next projects.
The study’s authors said that the film was important to the cultural landscape in 1950s America.
Gedders said it was a “powerful moment in the history of cinema” and is “a classic in the truest sense of the word.”
He said that this classic film is the kind of movie that makes you think, “Wow, that movie really did make a difference in the world.”
A new study by University of Southern California professor and film critic John Geddes finds that The Gossip Girls is…