THE OLD MAN & THE GUN (12)

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★★★★★

BIOGRAPHIC­AL crime com­edy based on a 2003 ar­ti­cle of the same ti­tle in The New Yorker mag­a­zine. In 1981, For­rest Tucker (Robert Red­ford, pic­tured, in his fi­nal screen ap­pear­ance) pulls off a se­ries of bank rob­beries, pre­dom­i­nantly with his age­ing associates Teddy (Danny Glover) and Waller (Tom Waits). Dur­ing the getaway from one hold-up, For­rest evades police by stopping to help a stranded mo­torist called Jewel (Sissy Spacek). Mean­while, Texas de­tec­tive John Hunt (Casey Affleck) be­comes fas­ci­nated by For­rest’s ca­reer on the wrong side of the law.

Down­load/stream and avail­able on DVD from to­mor­row.

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