Posts Tagged ‘Robert Redford’

Review: The Old Man and the Gun

— by RON WILKINSON — An actor with a career of the monumental success of Robert Redford has a lot of good work on which to expand. The old fashioned flimflammery of “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid” and its companion piece “The Sting” fit tightly with the genre of his latest m[...]

Review: A Walk in the Woods

— by RON WILKINSON — “A Walk in the Woods,” Ken Kwapis’ peon to growing old gracefully, features Robert Redford and Nick Nolte as the unlikeliest pair ever to walk the Appalachian Trail. Based on the book by travel raconteur Bill Bryson (with a screenplay by Rick Kerb and B[...]

Review: The Company You Keep

— by BEV QUESTAD — Robert Redford can have his pick of just about anything he wants to do. At 76 years of age, he chose to produce, direct and star in “The Company You Keep,” which is an investigation into the minds and times of the Weather Underground. This film is the story of [&he[...]

Review: Bidder 70

— by BEV QUESTAD — “Bidder 70” is the true story of the frustrating, discouraging irony that sometimes befalls the good guy who stands up for the right side. I call it the Christ Phenomenon. America was built on the rebel, the protestor – those demanding religious freedom, those pr[...]

Sony Keeps Company with Robert Redford

Sony Pictures Classics announced it has acquired all U.S. Rights to Robert Redford’s “The Company You Keep.” Redford, who directed and produced the film, also stars alongside a cast including Shia LeBeouf, Julie Christie, Sam Elliott, Brendan Gleeson, Terence Howard, Richard Jenkins, Anna [...]

Under Review: ‘The Conspirator’

— by LYNN TACKITT — On April 15, the 146th anniversary of the death of President Lincoln, “The Conspirator” opened in theatres. The film begins on a battleground littered with mostly dead Union soldiers. You are introduced to Frederick Aikens (James McAvoy) and his friend[...]

Seven Clips from ‘The Conspirator’

— by LYNN TACKITT — Robert Redford’s new film, “The Conspirator,” is based on the occurrences that followed the assassination of President Lincoln at Ford’s Theatre. It mainly covers the trial of Mary Surratt. Mary is accused of harboring John Wilkes Booth and company at [...]

Norman Reedus Interviewed at Conspirator Premiere

— by LYNN TACKITT — Norman Reedus, best known for “The Boondock Saints” and “The Walking Dead,” was interviewed outside The Ford Theatre on his way into the premiere of “The Conspirator.” Reedus plays the role of Lewis Payne in the film. Laid back and looking[...]