81 Days With Oscar And Me

Every Academy Award-Winning Movie, Back to Back, Starting With the First

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Entries Tagged as 'Gene Hackman'


October 23rd, 2009 · No Comments · 1992, C-Word, Clint Eastwood, Color, F-Word, Gene Hackman, Mid-Point, Morgan Freeman, Original Screenplay, Plot Point I, Plot Point II, Screenplay Structure, Sex, Unforgiven, Warner Bros. Pictures, Western

With a cast that includes three of my favorite actors (Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman, and Gene Hackman), there’s no way this movie could fail. And it doesn’t. (WARNING: Spoilers ahead. Don’t read on unless you want to know how the movie ends.) But how could it? All those actors, direction by Clint Eastwood, and it’s […]

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French Connection, The

October 2nd, 2009 · No Comments · 1971, Adaptation, Color, Drama, F-Word, French Connection, Gene Hackman, Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation

I’ve been a big fan of Gene Hackman for as long as I can remember. For one thing, he’s got the best chuckle of any actor I know. More importantly, he was a lot of fun to watch in The Poseidon Adventure (1972), Superman (1978), Hoosiers (1986), Mississippi Burning (1988), Bat*21 (1988), Class Action (1991), […]

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