Best black-and-white movies of the modern era
Our top 10 picks for recent flicks (late, late '70s to now) that successfully used the retro color scheme to enhance the story.
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'Manhattan' | 1979
Woody Allen decided to make his comedic romance in black-and-white, showcasing the love his divorced forty-something comedy writer had for the 17-year-old Mariel Hemingway character in stark, stylized black-and-white. And really, would the montage of New York scenes over George Gershwin's "Rhapsody in Blue" have been the same without it?