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An Appreciation of Julianne Moore, Ridley Scott, Ray Liotta, Anthony Hopkins, and their movie Hannibal (2001).

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The first movie I remember seeing Julianne Moore in she played the character Marlene Craven in The Hand that Rocks the Cradle (1984), and when I raved about her beauty to my sister, she informed me that Ms. Moore had been a face model for a lot longer than she'd been a Hollywood actress.

 

 


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And the movie by director Ridley Scott that I remember best before Hannibal was Blade Runner (1982), probably the last, great Sci-Fi movie before cartoons took over. Certainly you remember that one, starring Harrison Ford as the ex-cop hunter of the supposedly-permanently-off-Earth, human-appearing killer-robots who have returned to Los Angeles intending to extend their life-spans by fair means or foul?   Based on a story by Philip K. Dick, Blade Runner also starred a young Sean Young, a young Daryl Hannah, and the inimitable Rutger Hauer, the head returned-killer robot who cries and mutters as he dies on a rooftop in the rain, near the end, that his exploits in wars on distant planets are lost, "like tears in rain."   (The line was reportedly extemporaneous.)

 

 

 

 

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Ray Liotta, bless his burnished soul, probably had his career revived by the movie Hannibal, because you can hardly watch a recent police or criminal procedural on TV without seeing his evil face and, speaking for myself, wondering: what the heck is this durn guy's name?

 

 

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