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Lance Mannion on Saturday, April 21, 2012 in Now Playing at Cine 1001-2000 | Permalink
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Local Hero is my favorite movie. I still get a little bit choked up when Mac returns to his empty apartment in Houston. Bill Forsyth has to the the Armando Galarraga of movie making. Or I suppose more correctly that Armando Galarraga is the Bill Forsyth of pitching. Local Hero was nearly perfect , he never really came close to that level again, and is now out of directing.
David C. |
Sunday, April 22, 2012 at 07:39 AM
Bill Forsyth is terrific. Really loved Gregory's Girl when it came out and Local Hero was pitch perfect as well. This film and Atlantic City were both brilliant codas to the end of Burt Lancaster's career.
Thanks for the reminder of this fine movie, Lance.
Cleveland Bob |
Monday, April 23, 2012 at 09:12 AM
Watching a film like this, which is pure magic, it's astonishing to hear that Bill Forsyth hated filmmaking.
Steven Hart |
Monday, April 23, 2012 at 02:57 PM
most poignant movie I'd seen in a long long time - left me in tears.
Chris the cop |
Thursday, April 26, 2012 at 09:06 PM
Not to mention a great Mark Knopfler score.
Chris the cop |
Thursday, April 26, 2012 at 09:08 PM
Local Hero was based, in part, on I Know Where I Am Going from back in 1945. Both movies have real magic.
Tuesday, May 01, 2012 at 10:25 PM
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