Posts Tagged ‘Great Car Chases’

Drive

“If I drive for you, you get your money. You tell me where we start, where we’re going, where we’re going afterwards. I give you five minutes when we get there. Anything happens in that five minutes and I’m yours. No matter what. Anything a minute on either side of that and you’re on your…

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Ronin

“The warrior code. The delight in the battle. You understand that, yes? But also something more. You understand there is something outside yourself that has to be served, and when that need is gone, when belief has died, what are you? A man without a master.” One of John Frankenheimer’s best films came late in…

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The French Connection

“Did you ever pick your feet in Poughkeepsie?” It’s our ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY, everyone! That’s right, we’ve been doing the “Movies We Like” podcast for one year now, and what better way to celebrate than with the next in our Great Car Chase series—William Friedkin’s 1971 Best Picture Oscar-winner, “The French Connection.” Join us—Pete Wright…

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Bullitt

“Come on, now. Don’t be naive, lieutenant. We both know how careers are made. Integrity is something you sell to the public.” Steve McQueen was one of the coolest actors out there. He brought amazing performances to the screen time and time again. The Magnificent Seven.  Papillon. The Thomas Crowne Affair. The Great Escape. The…

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The Bourne Legacy

“Jason Bourne was just the tip of the iceberg.” We always knew there were other operatives out there, and when the producers couldn’t get Matt Damon and Paul Greengrass to return to do another Jason Bourne movie, they did the right thing by bringing in the man who’s been with the series from the start—Tony…

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The Bourne Ultimatum

“It ends when we’ve won.” Frightening words coming from a CIA agent more intent on keeping his team’s illegal program under wraps than in saving American lives. And that’s the man intent on preventing Jason Bourne from learning about his past, because that man, Noah Vosen—played wonderfully by the ever-brilliant David Strathairn—knows it will lead…

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The Bourne Supremacy

“Word in the ether was you’d lost your memory.” Jason Bourne’s back, still trying to figure out his past as a government assassin while struggling to stay ahead of both the good and bad guys as they attempt to take him out. This week, we’re covering the 2004 film, “The Bourne Supremacy”, the second in…

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The Bourne Identity

“I can tell you the license plate numbers of all six cars outside. I can tell you that our waitress is left-handed and the guy sitting up at the counter weighs two hundred fifteen pounds and knows how to handle himself. I know the best place to look for a gun is the cab of…

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