Category Archives: Robert Duvall

February 5, 2016

Apocalypse Now – Ride of the Valkyries

“The magic is as wide as a smile and as narrow as a wink, loud as laughter and quiet as a tear, tall as a tale and deep as emotion. So strong, it can lift the spirit. So gentle, it can touch the heart. It is the magic that begins the happily ever after.” – Unknown

September 25, 2015

Secondhand Lions – Bar Fight

“The magic is as wide as a smile and as narrow as a wink, loud as laughter and quiet as a tear, tall as a tale and deep as emotion. So strong, it can lift the spirit. So gentle, it can touch the heart. It is the magic that begins the happily ever after.” – Unknown

April 9, 2015

Complete Classic Movie: Assassination Tango (2002)

Stars: Robert Duvall, Luciana Pedraza, Rubén Blades. An aging hitman gets a contract to kill a general in Buenos Aires. But when his mark becomes unavailable, he becomes involved in Argentinian tango culture.

Watch Assassination Tango here.

February 24, 2015

Complete Classic Movie: True Confessions (1981)

Stars: Robert De Niro, Robert Duvall, Charles Durning. A worldly ambitious monsignor clashes with his older brother, a cynical L.A.homicide detective investigates the brutal murder of a young prostitute.

November 2, 2014

Complete Classic Movie: The Great Northfield Minnesota Raid (1972)

Stars: Cliff Robertson, Robert Duvall, Luke Askew. The gangs of Jesse James and Cole Younger join forces for a bungled robbery of the bank in Northfield, MN.


April 7, 2014

Complete Classic Movie: Colors (1988)

Director: Dennis Hopper. Stars: Sean Penn, Robert Duvall, Maria Conchita Alonso, Randy Brooks, Grand L. Bush, Don Cheadle. An experienced cop and his rookie partner patrol the streets of East Los Angeles while trying to keep the gang violence under control.


March 25, 2014

Complete Classic Movie: Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker’s Apocalypse (1991)

Stars: Francis Ford Coppola, Eleanor Coppola, Orson Welles, John Milius, George Lucas, Tom Sternberg, Robert Duvall. Documentary that chronicles how Francis Ford Coppola’s Apocalypse Now was plagued by extraordinary script, shooting, budget, and casting problems–nearly destroying the life and career of the celebrated director.


March 15, 2014

Robert Duvall Blasts ‘The Butler': ‘Atrocities in South Committed By Democrats’

In an interview with the Daily Beast, living legend and Oscar-winner Robert Duvall blasted the Civil Rights film “The Butler” as “very inaccurate.” The 83 year-old star added, “JFK had one of the worst Civil Rights voting records,” and “All the atrocities in the South were committed by the Democratic Party.”

Duvall, a well-known Republican, also spoke about his growing dissatisfaction with the Republican Party, which he called “a mess.” Duvall describes himself as pro-choice when it comes to abortion and says he’s ready to vote Independent in 2016.

Let me say it this way: my wife’s from Argentina, she’s been here for a while, and she’s very smart. She calls herself a “tree-hugging Republican,” but she might even vote Democrat next time because the Republican Party is a mess. I’ll probably vote Independent next time. I think it was Jack Kerouac who said something like, “Don’t run down my country. My people are immigrants, so I believe in this country with all its faults. To me, it’s a big country that’s made mistakes.” Some of the bleeding-heart left-wing, extreme left-wing, are actually different from liberals. That movie The Butler? It’s very inaccurate. JFK had one of the worst Civil Rights voting records. And the Rockefeller’s were much more liberal with the blacks. All the atrocities in the South were committed by the Democratic Party, but now, everything’s been turned around in a strange way. Some of these very conservative Republicans… I don’t know, man. I believe in a woman’s choice. I believe in certain things. I hear they booed Rick Perry last night on the Jimmy Kimmel show. But it’s a great country. We’ve done bad things. Slavery was terrible. One-third of all Freedmen in New Orleans fought for the South. I can’t figure that out. Those things aren’t told in the history books. There’ve been lots of contradictions and this and that. But I think the country’s okay, and hopefully it will survive.

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January 17, 2014

Complete Classic Movie: Gods and Generals (2003)

Stars: Stephen Lang, Robert Duvall, Jeff Daniels, Royce D. Applegate, Billy Campbell, C. Thomas Howell, Mira Sorvino. The rise and fall of legendary war hero Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson as he leads the Confederacy to great success against the Union from 1861 to 1863. Prequel to the 1993 classic “Gettysburg”.

Click here to watch Gods and Generals.


January 9, 2014

Convicts – Trailer

“The magic is as wide as a smile and as narrow as a wink, loud as laughter and quiet as a tear, tall as a tale and deep as emotion. So strong, it can lift the spirit. So gentle, it can touch the heart. It is the magic that begins the happily ever after.” – Unknown