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November 18, 2008

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Tony Dayoub

The post's title is from "Duck You Sucker!" aka " A Fistful of Dynamite"

Glenn Kenny

You're too good.

Brian

Interesting-- I just watched THE GREAT TRAIN ROBBERY this weekend, and Connery's a lot of fun, wittily playing off his Bond image and really getting into the caperish spirit of the thing.

Yojimbo_5

What's interesting about THAT is the late Michael Crichton became so enamored of Connery that his lead characters for his subsequent novels (including "Congo," "Rising Sun," and "Jurassic Park,") were all based a bit on Connery, "Rising Sun's" "John Connor" being the most obvious (and, of course, Connery played him in Kaufmann's film version).

Matt

Thanks a lot, Glenn. Now I can't get that music from DUCK YOU SUCKER out of my head.

Brian

Yojimbo_5,
To keeo the word in play, interesting! (: I didn't know that about Crichton/Conery, but that explains a lot.

bmcintire

Glenn - THE OFFENCE is coming out on DVD (no Blu-Ray, sadly) in 2Q 2009 from a brand-new HD transfer.

cadavra

I still think OFFENCE is his finest performance. I was at MGM/UA when he won the Oscar, and reissued it the Friday after the ceremony. It was first-run in many cities and did rather well.

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