1 Year...100 Movies: #93 THE FRENCH CONNECTION (1971)

Well, here’s another movie I have not seen or haven’t heard much about. I know there’s a young Gene Hackman in it — who I thought might have been bae back in the day but he looks the exact same, just less wrinkles. 555 more words

1 Year...100 Movies

The Seven-Ups: A gritty cop thriller that combines the best of The French Connection and Bullitt

The French Connection meets Bullitt. That’s the first thought that came to my mind when I saw director-producer Phillip D’Antoni’s The Seven-Ups. Antoni was the producer on both those films and he made his directorial debut with this lean and mean quasi-sequel to William Friedkin’s 1971 film… 754 more words


Jaws (1975)

When a gigantic great white shark begins to menace the small island community of Amity, a police chief, a marine scientist and a grizzled fisherman set out to stop it. 83 more words

The Outside Man (1973)

By Richard Winters

My Rating: 7 out of 10

4-Word Review: Hit man is marked.

Lucien (Jean-Louise Trintignant) is a French hit man hired by an American family to assassinate a mob boss (Ted de Corsia) who’s living in Los Angeles. 520 more words


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The Seven-Ups (1973)

The Seven-Ups (1973)

written by Albert Ruben and Alexander Jacobs, from a story by Sonny Grosso

directed by Philip D’Antoni

Rating: Good

Filmmaker Philip D’Antoni, famous for producing the gritty cop thrillers  96 more words

Somebody's Watching Me: Jane Fonda in KLUTE (Warner Brothers 1971)

I was going to post on KLUTE last week, but between my Internet service going on the fritz and getting swept up in Oscar Fever, I never got around to it. 534 more words

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