Watch ‘Fugitive’ director Andrew Davis dwell

Watch 'Fugitive' director Andrew Davis live

Instances readers selected “The Fugitive” as their favourite movie in Week 14 of the Final Summer time Film Showdown.

Be a part of “Fugitive” director Andrew Davis and movie critic Justin Chang at 6 p.m. right now (Aug. 13) for a livestream chat concerning the film and its enduring attraction. Watch the video on the Los Angeles Instances Traditional Hollywood Fb Web page. Or tune in on Twitter or YouTube.

Week 14 of the Final Summer time Film Showdown on Aug. 13th with “The Fugitive” was hosted by Los Angeles Instances movie critic Justin Chang with visitor, director Andrew Davis.

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Davis’ action-thriller stars Harrison Ford as Dr. Richard Kimble, a person who goes on the run after being wrongly accused of killing his spouse. “The Fugitive” opened Aug. 6, 1993 and have become the yr’s third highest-grossing movie. Tommy Lee Jones received the supporting actor Oscar for his efficiency as a U.S. marshal on Kimble’s path.

This week, Chang wrote about why “The Fugitive” is a good summer time film and a love letter to Chicago. He notes that the movie “gave us a far less conventional, more off-the-beaten-path view of the city than the movies had really given us before.”
“[T]hink of ‘The Fugitive,’ a Hitchcockian wrong-man thriller predicated on the superbly easy floor rule that Kimble should at all times be only a few steps forward — not 10 steps forward, only a few, sufficient to keep up a steadily pulsing pressure whereas additionally permitting you to thrill in his each hairsbreadth escape, his on-the-fly resourcefulness,” Chang says. “It’s an enormously durable conceit, of course, as evidenced by ‘The Fugitive’s’ original roots in a 1960s TV show and its recent reincarnation as a Quibi series starring Kiefer Sutherland.”

The Final Summer time Film Showdown is the L.A. Instances collection the place every week readers vote on the best summer time movies of all time. Or not less than since 1975, the yr that “Jaws” without end modified the panorama of moviemaking, gross tallying and seashore bumming without end.

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The ultimate #UltimateSummerMovie Showdown dwell chat is Aug. 20.

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To recap the principles: Every week Chang presents readers with a listing of flicks from 1975 to 2019, all of which had been launched throughout a selected summer time time-frame. Since Could readers have been voting for his or her favorites on his Twitter account @justincchang.

What’s subsequent: For weeks 15 and 16, readers selected “Stand by Me” and “Apocalypse Now.” Now we’re taking all 16 successful movies and pitting them in opposition to one another in a ultimate spherical of Twitter polls to find out the Final Final Summer time Film. The polls open at eight a.m. PT Monday at Chang’s Twitter account.

We’ll recap the outcomes on our ultimate dwell showdown at 6 p.m. PT Thursday, Aug. 20, on Fb, YouTube and Twitter.

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