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Wednesday Sep 10 | Hollywood Reporter

'The Connection' ('La French'): Toronto Review

The vast series of drug-smuggling operations loosely referred to as "The French Connection," spanning multiple continents and with roots as far back as the Thirties, surely holds enough drama for a dozen crime films that never overlap. So moviegoers should be far from surprised to find no mention of the New York cop who inspired Gene Hackman 's "Popeye" Doyle in Cedric Jimenez 's The Connection , a Gallic take on the topic that doesn't even start its narrative until years after William Friedkin 's The French Connection hit cinemas.


Related Topix: Connection, Advertising, Drugs, Celebrities, Movies, Entertainment

Sun Sep 07, 2014

A-Infos Radio Project

The Q Filmcast: The Conversation, Segment 1

Hey, are you following me? No worries, Just setting the tone as we Queue up this weeks selection, the Paranoid Thriller THE CONVERSATION from director Francis Ford Coppola staring Gene Hackman. Made between The Godfather and The Godfather Part II, The Conversation was a return to small-scale art films for Coppola.


Related Topix: Short, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Mystery Movies, The Conversation, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Square

Sat Sep 06, 2014

The London Free Press

TIFF 2014: Dustin Hoffman says good pal Gene Hackman has retired

To a list of quietly - and in our opinion prematurely - retired movie stars, including Sean Connery and Jack Nicholson, you can now add Gene Hackman. That news comes from his best friend of more than 40 years standing and sometime roommate, Dustin Hoffman.


Related Topix: Welcome to Mooseport, Comedy Movies, Celebrities, Dustin Hoffman, Santa Fe, NM

Fri Aug 29, 2014


Night Moves - Film Review

Jesse Eisenberg and Dakota Fanning play a pair of idealistic eco-warriors in writer/director Kelly Reichardt's tense, slow-burning thriller.


Related Topix: The Social Network, Jesse Eisenberg, Dakota Fanning, Celebrities

Cinema Blend News

Jesse Eisenberg Dances Around Batman V Superman Questions, Tries To Describe Lex Luthor

There are a few different ways that an actor can approach the media when he or she is part of a massive superhero movie franchise.


Related Topix: Jesse Eisenberg, Celebrities, Crime Movies, Action Movies, The Dark Knight, Thriller

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

Faye Dunaway to Be Honored at Lyon's Lumiere Film Festival

The Oscar-winner will be the guest of honor at the opening ceremony of the festival that focuses on classic films.


Related Topix: Crime Movies, Bonnie and Clyde, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Celebrities, Faye Dunaway, Warren Beatty

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Gay Times

Extra tickets available for The Birdcage exclusive screening

A gay cabaret owner and his drag queen partner pretend to be straight-laced in order to earn the blessing of their son's future in-law right-wing moralistic fanatics - what a mouthful! Robin Williams and Gene Hackman star in this classic film of LGBT family acceptance.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, The Birdcage, Music!, Gay/Lesbian, Celebrities, Robin Williams