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  1. Obituary: Michael CiminoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | The Economist

    ... visuals for Kodak or Pepsi-Cola. When Clint Eastwood gave him his first big break to direct "Thunderbolt and Lightfoot", a buddy movie, in 1973, his finnickyness was forever bumping against Clint's impatience. He even spoke slowly, as if with ...

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  2. FILM: Back and ForthRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2016 | Artforum Intl.

    ... gave Cimino his big break, co-starring with Jeff Bridges in the Cimino-scripted-and-directed Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974), produced by Eastwood's Malposo company. A wryly funny, strangely sweet road movie built around the chance partnership of a ...

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  3. America calling Scottish director of Hell or High Water David Mackenzie againRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2016 | Sunday Herald

    ... Mackenzie, it's a triumph - a return to the sort of movies like Fat City, The Last Picture Show, Thunderbolt and Lightfoot that Bridges was making back in the 1970s. "It's great to have an opportunity to do that type of film, and it's exciting that ...

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  4. America is calling Mackenzie againRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2016 | Sunday Herald

    ... Mackenzie, it's a triumph - a return to the sort of movies like Fat City, The Last Picture Show, Thunderbolt and Lightfoot that Bridges was making back in the 1970s. "It's great to have an opportunity to do that type of film, and it's exciting that ...

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  5. A September To-Do List for Film Buffs in L.A.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2016 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... Chinatown neighborhood). Following on Sept. 11 and 12 is a double bill of Cimino's debut, Thunderbolt and Lightfoot , starring Clint Eastwood and Jeff Bridges in one of the most beloved of all action-comedy pairings, and the little seen Desperate ...

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  6. The Last Word: Jeff Bridges on Dylan, the Dude and Surviving Box-Office DudsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2016 | RollingStone

    ... your career? We recently lost a wonderful director, Mike Cimino. When I was doing his first movie, Thunderbolt and Lightfoot, I was in my early twenties and I was very insecure and anxious. I didn't feel like the guy I was supposed to be playing; I ...

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  7. Off-Road VehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2016 | The Weekly Standard

    ... Last American Hero , about a kid from a moonshining family who becomes a stock-car racer, and Thunderbolt and Lightfoot , in which he teamed up to pull heists with Clint Eastwood. No longer the feckless boy of Nixon's America, Bridges is here a ...

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  8. Chris Pine and Jeff Bridges celebrate the 'cowboy poetry' of modern western 'Hell or High Water'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2016 | The Maryland Gazette

    ... A number of Jeff Bridges' early roles in the 1970s, as in "The Last Picture Show," "Fat City" and "Thunderbolt and Lightfoot," were in films that engaged with imagery of the West. After appearing in Michael Cimino's notoriously exacting 1980 western ...

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  9. 'Hell or High Water' review: Chris Pine, Jeff Bridges face off in modern WesternRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2016 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... or High Water" harks back to 1970s elegies for the Old West: "The Last Picture Show," "Fat City," "Thunderbolt and Lightfoot." In broad terms, progress is the enemy, and fairness is the casualty: The banks and America's financial near-meltdown of ...

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  10. 'Hell or High Water' brings the classic western into an era of cars and cellphonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    ... A number of Jeff Bridges' early roles in the 1970s, as in "The Last Picture Show," "Fat City" and "Thunderbolt and Lightfoot," were in films that engaged with imagery of the West. After appearing in Michael Cimino's notoriously exacting 1980 western ...

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  11. Jeff Bridges, 'Hell or High Water' and refining the modern WesternRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2016 | Los Angeles Times

    ... A number of Jeff Bridges' early roles in the 1970s, as in "The Last Picture Show," "Fat City" and "Thunderbolt and Lightfoot," were in films that engaged with imagery of the West. After appearing in Michael Cimino's notoriously exacting 1980 Western ...

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  12. Jeff Bridges on why he's so good at western moviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2016 | CBS News

    ... we're making a movie in New Mexico, I enjoy that. You played a robber in the '70s heist movie "Thunderbolt and Lightfoot" and now you're chasing the robber. You've come full circle. Do you prefer playing the robber or the sleuth? That's one of the ...

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  13. BridgesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2016 | Lawyers, Guns, and Money

    ... for western heroes: In Hearts of the West, he plays opposite Andy Griffith; in Michael Cimino's Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974), he co-stars with Clint Eastwood, who is everything Jeff Bridges is not. His presence is an almost modernizing one, as a ...

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  14. Jeff Bridges bought and lives inside a crazy set from one of his old moviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2016 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... Deer Hunter," passed away in early July of this year. Bridges also worked with the director on "Thunderbolt and Lightfoot." Though Bridges admits he hadn't talked to Cimino in years before his death, he believes "Heaven's Gate" has finally become ...

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  15. 'Hell or High Water' review: Chris Pine, Jeff Bridges face off in modern WesternRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    ... or High Water" harks back to 1970s elegies for the Old West: "The Last Picture Show," "Fat City," "Thunderbolt and Lightfoot." In broad terms, progress is the enemy, and fairness is the casualty: The banks and America's financial near-meltdown of ...

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  16. Jeff Bridges renews his commitment in - Hell or High Water'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2016 | SFGate

    ... lizard double act in "The Fabulous Baker Boys," and robbed banks opposite Clint Eastwood in "Thunderbolt and Lightfoot." "One of the fun things about acting is you're never bored," says Bridges. "I remember my father, Lloyd Bridges , who was so ...

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  17. Remembering Michael Cimino, Abbas Kiarostami and More Reel-Important People We Lost in JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2016 | Movies.com

    ... the screenplay. His other movies includ Heaven's Gate , Year of the Dragon , The Sunchaser and Thunderbolt and Lightfoot . He also co-wrote Silent Running and Magnum Force . He died on July 2. ( Variety ) Ron Cummins (1942-2016) - Character Actor. ...

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  18. 'Deer Hunter,' 'Heaven's Gate' director Michael Cimino diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2016 | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

    ... from the University of New Haven in 1963, both in painting. His first film came with 1974's "Thunderbolt and Lightfoot," a heist picture with Clint Eastwood and Jeff Bridges playing the title characters that led to his landing "The Deer Hunter." ...

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  19. The price of perfectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | The Economist

    ... visuals for Kodak or Pepsi-Cola. When Clint Eastwood gave him his first big break to direct "Thunderbolt and Lightfoot", a buddy movie, in 1973, his finnickyness was forever bumping against Clint's impatience. He even spoke slowly, as if with ...

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  20. Postscript: Michael Cimino, 1939-2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2016 | New Yorker

    Michael Cimino's last feature, "The Sunchaser," was released in 1996, twenty years before his death, on July 2nd, at the age of seventy-seven. His first film, "Thunderbolt and Lightfoot," came out in 1974.

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