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Posted on 10 August 2018 | 7:04 pm
How I learned to stop worrying and
GolfDigest.comHow I learned to stop worrying and love...well, enjoy...this PGA ChampionshipGolfDigest.comST. LOUIS—There's a scene in “Hoosiers”—which is an odd conduit into a golf article, but bear with us—where Coach Norman Dale, played by the incomparable Gene Hackman, introduces his ragtag high-school basketball team to the town. Only, instead of ...and more »
Posted on 9 August 2018 | 2:01 pm
Peter Bart: Robert Redford Chooses Early
Peter Bart: Robert Redford Chooses Early Retirement At 82DeadlineBy contrast, vintage stars like Warren Beatty, Gene Hackman, Jack Nicholson and even Dustin Hoffman are quietly fading from the scene and some of their younger colleagues (Daniel Day-Lewis) have followed suit. Some fans of Johnny Depp (only 55) seem ...
Posted on 9 August 2018 | 12:50 pm
Peter Bart: Robert Redford Chooses Early
DeadlinePeter Bart: Robert Redford Chooses Early Retirement At 82 | DeadlineDeadlineJames Stewart decided to retire from acting in 1978 at age 70 when The Magic of Lassie flopped (“I can't even open a dog movie.”) Paul Newman said he ...and more »
Posted on 9 August 2018 | 12:50 pm
Bobby Plump Speaks To Breakfast Optimists -
Times-Union NewspaperBobby Plump Speaks To Breakfast OptimistsTimes-Union Newspaper“Before meeting Bobby Plump, I met Gene Hackman, and I was not nervous meeting Gene Hackman because at the time I was 19. I had no idea who Gene Hackman was,” Hollar recalled of the actor who played coach Norman Dale in “Hoosiers.”
Posted on 9 August 2018 | 11:07 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: Was Gene Hackman Good As
He played Lex Luthor in
Superman II (1980)
Superman IV: Quest For Peace (1987)
Gene Hackman was easily the most famous actor in the Christopher Reeve Superman films, one of the greatest actors ever.
I do think however, he plays it too funny, I think he was very funny in the role, on the other hand that could be bad, not that menacing, though Hackman proved he could do menacing in Unforgiven (1992).
Was he good as Lex Luthor?
He probably stands alone as the best in the role, I know of no other great actor to have played the role.
Posted on 26 February 2018 | 8:47 am
Resolved Question: Gene Hackman or Kevin
Both played Lrx Luthor in Superman films
Gene Hackman in
Superman II (1980) (also Richard Donner Cut)
Superman IV: Quest For Peace
For some reason he wasn't in Superman III (1983)
Kevin Spacey played the role in
Superman Returns (2006)
Who was better at it?
I do think as Superman (1978) is more light hearted film, Gene Hackman plays it very funny and light hearted , films like Unforgiven (1992) and The Quick And The Dead (1995), prove he can play a serious evil villian.
I think reviews say Spacey adds genuine menace to the role which wasn't in the Hackman films.
I kinda biased as I consider Gene Hackman to be one of the greatest actors ever and Spacey just isn't as good, also I consider the Christopher Reeve films to be the best.
Strangely both Hackman and Spacey both have a Best Actor Oscar and a Best Supporting Actor Oscar, same with De Niro.
Who was best in the role of Lex Luthor and the better actor?
Posted on 23 January 2018 | 5:55 am
Resolved Question: Was Gene Hackman Good In
He is one of my favourite actors, he only did a few westerns.
He plays a great villain in Unforgiven (1992) and he won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for it.
I know people like John Wayne and James Stewart are famous for westerns but I think Gene Hackman can handle it.
I really like a lesser known film called The Quick And The Dead (1995), again Hackman plays an evil villain, hr plays it so cool.
He is doing the quick draw with the opponent, he says 'How about that left hand Ace, how's that left handed draw' then he lights his match on the gun, then defeats the opponent.
Was Gene Hackman good at westerns?, or did he do better in other films?
Posted on 21 December 2017 | 12:31 pm
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