Posts Tagged ‘Gene Hackman’

Bite the Bullet (1975)

This largely unremembered neo-Western features Gene Hackman as a protagonist who both upholds and eschews the traits of a conventional hero.


Andy Ray must have been the only Indiana-native film critic to give "Hoosiers" a negative review. Before you grab pitchforks or battering rams, let him explain.

Richard Attenborough directing a scene from "A Bridge Too Far."

A Bridge Too Far (1977)

Virtually forgotten on American shores, "A Bridge Too Far" is perhaps the last of the great World War II epics made.

Superman Revisited

In honor of "Man of Steel," Sam takes a look back at "Superman," which is as much an epic American biopic as it is a superhero spectacle.

At the Mountains of Movie Madness — Week Six

This week's random selections include some really fantastic movies, including a James Bond parody and a dark film about a great stand-up comic.

Heroes of the Zeroes: The Royal Tenenbaums

"The Royal Tenenbaums" — about a family fractured by envy and fumbling for empathy — continues Nick Rogers' look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.