The 1970s – The Best Era In Cinema
Flickering Myth (blog)The 1970s – The Best Era In Cinema History?Flickering Myth (blog)Okay it may not have the iconic draw of Coppola's exceptional gangster duo (we won't mention the third instalment) but Gene Hackman gives one of his most introspective and effective performances, in a film with exquisite sound design and an enthralling ...
Posted on 23 September 2017 | 6:35 am
Everything That's Leaving Netflix in October
Mental FlossEverything That's Leaving Netflix in OctoberMental FlossNames tossed around for the role included Robert Duvall (who passed because he wasn't fond of the script), Anthony Hopkins (who passed since he had no interest in playing an American), and Gene Hackman (who was taking a break at the time). A second ...and more »
Posted on 23 September 2017 | 5:41 am
'Not amused': Princess Margaret's
The Guardian'Not amused': Princess Margaret's misadventures in bohemia ...The Guardian'Your highness, we can't eat until you go …' the Beatles meet Princess Margaret at the London Pavilion, Piccadilly Circus, 1965. Photograph: Alamy Stock Photo.and more »
Posted on 23 September 2017 | 4:00 am
13 Fantastic Museums You Can Visit for Free
Mental Floss13 Fantastic Museums You Can Visit for Free on Saturday | Mental ...Mental FlossOn Saturday, September 23, museums and cultural institutions across the United States will open their doors to the public for free, as part of Smithsonian ...and more »
Posted on 22 September 2017 | 7:22 am
Coming Soon to Blu-ray: 'Superman: Extended
Coming Soon to Blu-ray: 'Superman: Extended Cut,' 'The Leftovers,' and MoreHigh-Def DigestWarner Bros. has announced a Superman: The Movie - Extended Cut & Special Edition 2-Film Collection starring Christopher Reeve, Margot Kidder, and Gene Hackman for Blu-ray on October 3. The release will include the TV version of the film that ...and more »
Posted on 22 September 2017 | 7:18 am
5 Classic Movies Filmed In The San Francisco
Some of the best classic movies in cinematic history were entirely or partially filmed in the San Francisco Bay Area...
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 4:00 pm
Interview: Dustin Hoffman not immune to
TORONTO - Dustin Hoffman and Gene Hackman have each won two Oscars, but even they have worried about finding work. In an interview for his film "Boychoir," opening in select cities on Friday, Hoffman recalled having a conversation with Hackman about the fleeting nature of acting careers.
Posted on 5 April 2015 | 7:24 pm
Playbill Vault's Today In Theatre
1926 The songwriting team of Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart highlight The Girl Friend at the Vanderbilt Theatre in New York. Herbert Fields pens the story of a man who trains for a bicycle race using a butter churn.
Posted on 4 April 2015 | 6:16 pm
WATCH: A piece of Hollywood history: Where
While in Indiana covering the Final Four this week, Dannika Lewis takes a trip to Butler University, the setting of one of a famous basketball movie made in 1986, "Hoosiers."
Posted on 4 April 2015 | 2:35 pm
Our first look at Batman v Superman's
The Superman films have done many things right through the years, but even Gene Hackman couldn't give the franchise a solid take on the Man of Steel's best-known adversary. This is the first image we've seen of Jesse Einsenberg as the bald super genius in the upcoming Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. "He’s not any of the Lexes that you’ve seen, that’s for sure," director Zack Snyder told ...
Posted on 25 March 2015 | 8:11 am
Owen Wilson, Action Star
It wasn’t the best film released that year. It may not have even been the best film released that year to star Owen Wilson and Gene Hackman (that would be The Royal Tenenbaums). But it was a remarkably entertaining little feature, one that allowed ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 12:29 am
No Escape’ Flees With $1.2M In Anemic
The one he starred in, also a politically based pic with zero laughs, was Fox’s Gene Hackman title Behind Enemy Lines, which opened to $18.7M on November 30, 2001, and made $58.9M stateside and $91.8M worldwide.
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 10:49 pm
Day of The Dude: My surreal, stoney
Bosley once created a beer dubbed “The French Hop Connection” for a screening of the Gene Hackman film at The Alamo Drafthouse theater in Austin, Texas. Alamo organizers are fond of bringing in special guests and themes with various culinary and mind ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 7:14 am
Hot Toys' Sixth-Scale Nick Fury Is One Bad
Given he’s appeared in almost as many films as Gene Hackman has, it was only a matter of time before Hot Toys’ talented artists would give us a figure based on one of Samuel L. Jackson’s characters. And Nick Fury from Captain America: The Winter ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 1:12 am
The Film in Which Eric Rohmer Let Desire Win
The famous reference to Eric Rohmer’s films, spoken by Gene Hackman in Arthur Penn’s 1975 film “Night Moves” (from a script by Alan Sharp), is “I saw a Rohmer film once; it was kind of like watching paint dry.” The metaphor is wrong ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 6:00 pm
Police: Hackman knew homeless man he slapped
Actor Gene Hackman had given clothes, money and rides to a homeless man whom he slapped this week after the man became aggressive toward the Oscar-winning actor and his wife, according to a police report detailing the incident in Santa Fe, N.M.
Posted on 30 October 2012 | 6:47 pm
Romney: Gene Hackman should play him in a
Who would Mitt Romney like to see play him in a movie? (Gene Hackman)
Posted on 14 September 2012 | 8:53 am
Gene Hackman OK after Fla. bicycle accident
Oscar-winner Gene Hackman was briefly hospitalized with bumps and bruises Friday after a pickup truck hit him from behind while he was riding a bicycle in the Florida Keys, his publicist said.
Posted on 13 January 2012 | 3:35 pm
Resolved Question: Does Gene Hackman survive
Posted on 1 October 2016 | 4:55 am
Resolved Question: Poll: Gene Hackman Or
Posted on 19 May 2013 | 1:57 am
Open Question: Anyone know how to get in
I was standing next to him at the LaBarca room in San Francisco a great city restaurant = anyway that was 8 years ago and I haven't had a drink since== I quoted every line from every movie he ever did. 20 minuets the poor guy had to listen to my drunken ramble that would surpass "The lost weekend" or ben from "Leaving Las Vegas" Well anyway he stoped making movies after that==hope it wasn't me== But I do have a script for him best actor in a couple of cameo sceens.. "An Actor in Limbo" Music by Bunny Barrigan the Beatles, Sting and Ella "someone to watch over me" Directed by Clint Eastwood===what a ride!
Posted on 24 March 2012 | 4:59 pm
Resolved Question: Movies: are you a Gene
hes a great actor in my opinion, usually gets lost in the shuffle when talking about the greates like deniro, pacino. etc... but hes had some really good roles.
bq- Favorite Gene Hackman movie?
bq2- favorite gene hackman role?
bq3- Sin City or Kill Bills ? @metal. He retired n became the voice for LOWES commercials
Posted on 2 February 2011 | 4:36 am
Resolved Question: Has Gene Hackman played
that is the exact opinion I was looking for LilyRT!!
...also his character in Crimson Tide..very complicated men...GREAT actor!
Posted on 23 February 2010 | 2:17 am