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The Old Man & The Gun - Great acting but oh so slow...

I am pretty sure that you are aware going in that you will be watching a slow moving drama instead of some fast action shoot them up bank heist movie. 117 more words

New Film

On Watching Northfork

There’s a risk in going back to watch movies you loved years ago. I call it the “Doc Savage  Effect.” Despite the wounds of previous nostalgia-fueled viewing still being surprisingly strong, when clearing out my DVDs, I finally decided it was time to re-watch… 547 more words

Life Experience

Telluride 45: Robert Redford and "The Old Man & the Gun"

“The Old Man & the Gun” is inspired by the true story of Forrest Tucker (Robert Redford), a man who robbed banks, was jailed, and escaped 17 times. 526 more words


The Old Man and the Gun - A Review Haiku

Written by David Lowrey
Directed by David Lowrey


After his 16th successful escape from jail, this time from San Quentin at age 59, Forrest Tucker enlists a few aging friends and goes on a bank robbing spree.  354 more words


Bar Italia - Pulp

How we’ve got two years into this thing without me putting up a Pulp song beggars belief. This band were a force to reckoned with in their original incarnation. 630 more words

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London Film Festival 2018: The Old Man & the Gun Review

When Robert Redford recently announced his retirement, it felt like an end of an era.

Retiring from the profession that made him highly ubiquitous and legendary doesn’t sit right at all.  750 more words