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  • Car strikes actor Gene Hackman, 81, in Islamorada

    01/13/2012 5:19:16 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 112 replies · 1+ views
    South Florida Sun Sentinel ^ | January 13, 2012 | Wayne K. Roustan
    Actor Gene Hackman, 81, was airlifted to the Ryder Trauma Center in Miami on Friday after a car struck the bicycle he was riding in Islamorada, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Hackman was heading southbound near the 88 mile marker on the Old Highway around 3 p.m. when struck from behind by the right front fender of a 2007 Toyota Tundra driven by Kathryn Rodriguez, 60, or Islamorada, FHP Sergeant Thomas E. Pikul said.
  • 'Runaway Jury' -- Using Straw Men for Target Practice

    10/31/2003 3:25:04 AM PST · by Simi Valley Tom · 6 replies · 218+ views
    MOVIEGUIDE(R) ^ | October 17, 2003 | Dr. Tom Snyder
    RUNAWAY JURY is a left-wing propaganda movie that is absolutely shameless in the way it makes all the characters opposed to its radical message look as bad as possible. Ironically, the game that this movie about jury tampering plays is as phony and rigged as the jury in the story. John Cusack stars in the movie as a young man who infiltrates a jury in New Orleans during a trial against a gun manufacturer. Dustin Hoffman plays the lawyer suing the manufacturer for being culpable when a disturbed man uses one of the manufacturer’s guns to slaughter a bunch of...
  • Runaway Jury: Do Not Run to See This Movie

    10/29/2003 2:06:44 PM PST · by what's up · 27 replies · 223+ views
    A couple infiltrates a jury (gun control case) so they can take a bribe from whichever legal team will offer the most money to get them to sway the jury one way or the other. You think through most of the movie that they are just crooks until the end when you find out that they are anti-gun activists: They take the gun industry's $15 million, but sway the decision the other way.