Mississippi Burning

Mississippi Burning (1988)I almost went to bed, when I noticed a movie starting on TV. The opening titles mentioned Gene Hackman and Willem Dafoe in main roles and Alan Parker in director chair. Titled “Mississippi Burning“. I was still considering, so I checked IMDB for the rating. It came up with 7.6, so I decided to watch it.

Directed by: Alan Parker
Genres: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Cast: Gene Hackman, Willem Dafoe, Frances McDormand, Brad Dourif, R. Lee Ermey, Gailard Sartain, Stephen Tobolowsky, Michael Rooker, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Badja Djola, Kevin Dunn, Frankie Faison, Tom Mason, Geoffrey Nauffts, Rick Zieff
IMDB raintg: 7.6
My rating: 8.0 ********

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Birdy (1984)Birdy” DVD cover looked somehow very familiar, by neither Martin database nor my memory could reveal the fact that I rented this film. I also looked at the few pictures on the back of the DVD box and read the description of the film. Again, it looked very familiar but I couldn’t remember if I so it or not. So I decided to take. It turned out that I haven’t seen it before…

Directed by: Alan Parker
Genres: Drama, War
Cast: Matthew Modine, Nicolas Cage, John Harkins, Sandy Baron, Karen Young, Bruno Kirby, Nancy Fish, George Buck, Dolores Sage, Robert L. Ryan, James Santini, Maud Winchester, Marshall Bell, Elizabeth Whitcraft, Sandra Beall
IMDB raintg: 7.2
My rating: 8.5 ********½

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