May 17th, 2011: Twilight (1998)

Cast and Crew:  Robert Benton (Writer/Director); Elmer Bernstein (Score); Susan Sarandon, James Garner, Resse Witherspoon, Stockard Channing, Giancarlo Esposito, Liev Schrieber, M. Emmet Walsh, Clint Howard

What It’s About: Retired cop turned private detective Harry Ross (Paul Newman) gets more than he bargained for when he agrees to deliver blackmail money for his friend and landlord, actor Jack Ames (Gene Hackman).

Why Watch It Today?:  Today is Senior Citizen’s Day if you live in Ohio, and this month is Older Americans Month.  Twilight is a private detective movie for the AARP set, with a fabulous cast of older actors going through the paces on a fun, if not particularly innovative, private eye yarn, while the subject of aging is front and center.

Where to Get It:  iTunes, Netflix (rental), public libraries, or  Amazon

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2 comments on “May 17th, 2011: Twilight (1998)

  1. Coumba says:

    Hello! This is my 1st comment here so I just watend to give a quick shout out and say I truly enjoy reading through your blog posts. Can you suggest any other blogs/websites/forums that cover the same topics? Appreciate it!

    • professormortis says:

      Thank you, Coumba! I suggest checking out everyone on my blog roll-they mostly talk about movies and they’re all good!

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