Midnight Express, although "based on a true story", Oliver Stone's screenplay took many liberties with Billy Hayes' account of his experience and is harshly racist in its depiction of Turkish people. Having said this, it is worth watching for Brad Davis' exceptional performance, one of the all-time great Oscar snubs.
Cleveland, OH May 23, 2017: The Cavaliers Kyrie Irving is fired up after hitting a three pointer at the end of the third quarter to put Cleveland ahead 87-80. Celtics head coach Brad Stevens is in the backround with his arms folded.The Boston Celtics played Game Four of their NBA Eastern Conference Finals playoff series vs. the Cleveland Cavaliers at the Quicken Loans Arena. (Globe Staff Photo/Jim Davis)