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Old 06-05-18, 12:54 PM
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THE OLD MAN AND THE GUN is based on the true story of Forrest Tucker (Robert Redford), from his audacious escape from San Quentin at the age of 70 to an unprecedented string of heists that confounded authorities and enchanted the public. Wrapped up in the pursuit are detective John Hunt (Casey Affleck), who becomes captivated with Forrest’s commitment to his craft, and a woman (Sissy Spacek), who loves him in spite of his chosen profession.

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Directed by: David Lowery
Screenplay by: David Lowery
Produced by: James D. Stern, Dawn Ostroff, Jeremy Steckler, Robert Redford, Anthony Mastromauro, Toby Halbrooks, James Johnston, Bill Holderman
Cast: Robert Redford, Casey Affleck, Sissy Spacek, Danny Glover, Tom Waits, Tika Sumpter
I could've sworn I made a thread for this after A Ghost Story came out. Oh well.

This is said to be Redford's final film.
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I came here to start this thread. I must have missed it. This looks amazing. Great trailer. I loved A Ghost Story.
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And the song in the trailer is beautiful.
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Didn't know he was jailed in San Quentin.

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Opens limited this week. Currently 92% on RT: https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/the...an_and_the_gun
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This one will be playing at the Hollywood ArcLight.
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Saw this today. A nice breezy film that is fitting for Redford’s final acting role. Great direction from Lowery here.

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Finally opening in Houston this weekend and I'll be there.
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Just caught this one today and it was pretty damn cool. Redford's character was like the Obi Won Kenobi of bank robbers. He had great interactions - shit, I wanted to give him my wallet, too!
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I recognize the round bank. It is off 35 right past Waco.
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Saw it last night in a nearly empty theater, might have been 5 other people there. Great movie, good way for Redford to go out. I'm surprised I had never of Forrest Tucker before this, what an interesting life.
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Finally caught this and really enjoyed it. He's still got that charm and twinkle in his eye. I'll miss him on screen as he was one of my favorites, one of the last of his class of actors still active.
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saw this last night for $6 movie night. Theater was fairly full for a tuesday 730 film. I think this was a nice coda to his onscreen career as I've always enjoyed Redford. I'm just glad the movie stayed more or less contemporary to the early 80s as I had fears they would do time jump after the initial heist. Good cast and a nice change of pace watching this one compared to what I've seen in theaters as of late. Nice to watch something less frantic for once. I would give it a B+
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this was very good. nice and light. quick watch. Redford amazing as usual. Nice way to go out. Couple questions...
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1. When Tucker (Redford) confronted Hunt (Affleck) in the diner restroom, why didn't he arrest him right there? and why would Tucker take the chance interacting with him like that?
2. How did Tucker get out of jail so quickly at the end?
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He said it was a mistake to say he was retiring.

I thought this was pretty decent and maybe the AARP crowd would love it since there are not a lot of movies that cater to that audience.
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