Sunday, 21 November 2010

MY HIT LIST # 40 Gene Hackman

Bonnie and Clyde, The French Connection, The French Connection II, Prime Cut, the Poseidon Adventure, Cisco Pike, Scarecrow, The Conversation, Young Frankenstein, Night Moves, A Bridge too far, Superman, Reds, Under Fire, Target, Hoosiers, No Way out, Bat 21, Mississippi Burning, Postcards from the edge, Narrow Margin, Class Action, Unforgiven, the Firm, Wyatt Earp, The Quick and the Dead, Crimson Tide, Get Shorty, The Chamber. Enemy of The State, Heartbreakers, the Mexican, Behind=d Enemy lines, Runaway Jury.

Gene Hackman is an actor who doesn’t do bad movie or bad acting, great in westerns, war movies, courtroom dramas and under rated in comedy. Hackman is a throwback to the days of Bogart and Tracey he’s a man’s man and an actor’s actor. Making an initial impact in Bonnie and Clyde it was the French Connection that made his name and he has regularly appeared in great movies over the decades. Not as highly rated as his contemporaries, never the less major directors love to work with him. Major Hollwood players also are comfortable appearing alongside him as his style does not detract from his co-stars.

He's played alongside some of the biggest movie stars and has always held his own, Hackman is one of those actors that you know delivers. He is both charismatic and unfussy. a true great.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UlzaBi_QxPw
my daddy killed that mule

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rjRxdrg9BtU
theres trouble in russia
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cw2IIU0a9qw
i was gonna make esspresso

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MRWowww2lEI
Australia
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HWjsD7wFYjo
am i some kind of suspect

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