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The Big Easy

Dennis Quaid, he’s a puzzler. He has a natural charisma that transfers so easily to the movie screen, it’s like he isn’t even trying. But then there’s the films where it’s truly like he isn’t even trying. 67 more words

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The Big Easy

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The Big Easy


Jim McBride


  • Dennis Quaid as Remy McSwain
  • Ellen Barkin as Anne Osborne
  • Ned Beatty as Captain Jack Kellom…
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He Got Game

Starring: Denzel Washington, Ray Allen, Rosario Dawson, Milla Jovovich, Hill Harper, Ned Beatty, Jim Brown, John Tuturro, Rick Fox
Directed By: Spike Lee
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Archaeology Corner: Deliverance

Deliverance is the ultimate “dam” movie. Okay, so there aren’t really that many films about dams, but they do include a couple of corkers, namely Larissa Shepitko’s difficult-to-find… 719 more words


Star Vehicle: Burt Reynolds in WHITE LIGHTNING (United Artists 1973)

Burt Reynolds labored for years in the Hollywood mines, starring in some ill-fated TV series (his biggest success on the small screen was a three-year run in a supporting role on GUNSMOKE) and movies (nonsense like SHARK! 858 more words

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Action Movie Fanatix Review: Superman (1978)

You’ll Believe A Man Can Fly.

Starring: Christopher Reeve, Gene Hackman, Marlon Brando, Ned Beatty, Jackie Cooper, Glenn Ford, Margot Kidder, Jack O’Halloran, Terence Stamp… 558 more words


The Big Easy (1986, Jim McBride)

There’s not much script structure like The Big Easy’s script structure. It’s an exceptionally constructed screenplay. The film’s great, but it all hinges on how Daniel Petrie Jr.’s script works. 668 more words