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Entries Tagged as 'Hitman'

Court of Last Resort

June 19th, 2010 · 4 Comments

In the month of June, Joe Valdez “takes over” programming of the New Beverly Cinema in Los Angeles with a series of double features on his favorite film themes. Here’s Part 1 of a bill featuring high tech conspiracies in L.A. The Star Chamber (1983) Directed by Peter Hyams Screenplay by Roderick Taylor and Peter […]

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Tags: Crooked officer · Forensic evidence · Gangsters and hoodlums · Hitman · Interrogation · Master and pupil · Midlife crisis · Psycho killer

Meaner Than Hell Cold Blooded Damn Killer

May 31st, 2010 · 3 Comments

Unforgiven (1992) Directed by Clint Eastwood Written by David Webb Peoples Produced by Clint Eastwood 131 minutes The Outlaw Josey Wales is the best material Clint Eastwood ever lucked into, but this Academy Award winner for Best Picture and Best Director of 1992 is from sunrise to sunset the best screenplay Eastwood has yet filmed. […]

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Tags: Crooked officer · Famous line · Hitman · Interrogation · Master and pupil · Midlife crisis · Prostitute · Road trip · Shootout · Small town · Train · Western

When The Man Comes Around

May 30th, 2010 · 4 Comments

Pale Rider (1985) Directed by Clint Eastwood Written by Michael Butler & Dennis Shryack Produced by Clint Eastwood 115 minutes Proving that the western was as durable as an old Lincoln convertible — though the genre had been largely relegated to the scrap heap since John Wayne’s career fadeout The Shootist in 1976 — Clint […]

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Tags: Crooked officer · Gangsters and hoodlums · Hitman · Mother/daughter relationship · Small town · Western