THE LISTS: Top 10 Robert Duvall performances

Posted by · 8:06 am · September 29th, 2009

With “Get Low” bringing actor Robert Duvall back to the spotlight, and Sony’s purchase of the film no doubt landing him in the Oscar race for Best Actor (whether released this year or next), I thought perhaps a look back at the legend’s substantial carer and best performances might be fun. Since his first brilliant […]

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INTERVIEW: Robert Duvall

Posted by · 4:27 pm · September 15th, 2009

Toronto Film Festival Sitting down with Robert Duvall is more than a little intimidating. The man does not suffer fools, nor does he have a lot of time for small talk or stupid questions. He likes to talk, but he also likes an informed conversation.  As he nears 80, he is still a force of […]

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Robert Duvall: the screen’s greatest, ignored too often

Posted by · 5:18 pm · July 27th, 2008

“There are two greats in America right now.  The first is Brando, whose best work is behind him, and the other is Robert Duvall.” Legendary acting guru Sanford Meisner said those words in the 1960s.  He trained Robert Duvall at the Nieghborhood Playhouse in the late 1950s and early 1960s before the actor’s screen debut […]

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