Tag Archives: Gene Hackman

Hoosiers (1986 dir. Anspaugh)

12 Jan

Outsider wins over slightly hostile Christian farmers and bags slightly hostile skirt using basketball strategy.

2/5

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Mississippi Burning (1988 dir. Alan Parker)

20 Dec

Building and contents insurance premiums rocket due to gospel music and arson.

2/5

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The French Connection (1971 dir. William Friedkin)

5 Aug

Brutal bobby bashes blacks in Brooklyn.

3/5

Uncommon Valor (1983 dir. Ted Kothceff)

25 Jul

Like a Rambo 4 blueprint, minus squibs and disembowlments.

2/5

Get Shorty (1995 dir. Barry Sonnenfeld)

10 Mar

Cool people in cool venues chase the same pile of money whilst cool music plays.

2/5

Superman (1978 dir. Richard Donner)

30 Sep

Schizophrenic demigod confounds all laws of physics to get into pants of miserable co-worker.

2/5

The Royal Tenenbaums (2001 dir. Wes Anderson)

6 Sep

Near homage to Woody Allen increases quirkiness and use of whispery, effete indie music.

2/5

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