Crimson Tide, Alois Nebel, Brief Encounter, Serenity, Solaris: films on TV today
As a Gene Hackman fan, I find it hard to accept his retirement, especially as his senior years gave us some of his best roles. This is one of them: Captain Frank Ramsey, a grizzled old sea dog whose command of a US Navy submarine is challenged during ...
Popeyes celebrates grand opening in Billings
KTVQ Billings News
... and high-fives. Popeyes has more than 2,000 restaurants nationwide, with some using the name Popeyes Chicken and Biscuits. The company is named after the character Popeye Doyle played by Gene Hackman in the 1971 film "The French Connection." ...
What to Do With Rene Russo?
Burdened with a stupid boyfriend in Gene Hackman, Russo is an aging scream queen who relies on her brains to outmaneuver the bad guys. It's a wry Hollywood satire that ultimately rewards Russo's Karen, who overcomes industry sexism by becoming a ...
How The French Connection Changed Police Movies
Den of Geek!
It was directed by William Friedkin, produced by Philip D'Antoni and starred Gene Hackman as Detective "Popeye" Doyle and Roy Scheider as his partner, Buddy "Cloudy" Russo. The movie also starred Fernando Rey and Tony LoBianco as the criminals.