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natewatchescoolmovies Gary Oldman Week: Day 3

Murder In The First examines courtroom intrigue in San Francisco, concerning an Alcatraz inmate (Kevin Bacon) who has been accused of killing a fellow prisoner upon being let out of a cruelly long stint in solitary. In fact, the word cruel seems to be the running theme of his incarceration, at the hands of sinister and sadistic Warden Milton Glen (Gary Oldman). A decade prior, Bacon almost succeeded in escaping the island, which seems to have given the correctional officers the idea that they can do whatever they want to him. His plight creates ripples in the D.A.'s office, and soon a young, inexperienced attorney (Christian Slater) is assigned to his case. His boss (Stephen Tobolowsky) seems to think, and I quote, that a monkey would be more suited for the job. The D.A. (William H. Macy) has hope. And so it happens, with Bacon arriving in an obvious shellshocked state, Slater trying to exploit his maltreatment at the Warden's hands and win not only his innocence, but his freedom. Bacon can swing his internal compass from victim to villain at the drop of a hat, taking up the bruised martyr mantle here and proving to be quite affecting. Slater is... Slater, the guy doesn't have endless range but can carry a scene decently enough. Oldman is sly and scary, covering up the true nature of Glen's monstrosity underneath a beauricratic sheen. The cast is wonderful, with further standouts from Brad Dourif as Slater's veteran lawman brother, Embeth Davidz as a key witness, R. Lee Ermey as the stern judge overseeing the trial and brief appearances from Mia Kirshner, Charles Cyphers and Kyra Sedgwick. The expert cast carries it along with innate talent and applied teamwork, with Bacon and Oldman taking front and center. Now I'm not entirely sure if this is based on a true story, but it's very fascinating nonetheless and serves to show the rotten places in the penal system which definitely do exist in real life. Solid stuff.
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kyra_fangirl Purple
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kyra_fangirl Fine like wine
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This has to be my favorite look, simple but beyond beautiful she's a queen

#kyrasedgwick #amazing #fashion #dress #beautiful #love #smile #actress #picoftheday #perfect #kyrafangirl #emmys #tbt #emmyawards #thecloser
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kyra_fangirl Fine like wine
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She looked stunning on this dress, her hair wore back and no necklace makes it simple but classy 🏼 I'm in love

#kyrasedgwick #fashion #dress #actress #perfect #picoftheday #tbt #goldenglobes #beautiful #love #smile #kyrafangirl #amazing
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kyra_fangirl Brown
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Tbh I don't understand this dress maybe if it was in another colour, also her shoes are kind of weird 🤔 anyway she always looks beautiful #kyrasedgwick #fashion #dress #actress #smile #love #beautiful #perfect #picoftheday #kyrafangirl
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kyra_fangirl Brown
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Tbh I love this dress and her look is fabulous I love when she wears her hair back in a messy way, she looked stunning🏼 and that leg tho #kyrasedgwick #fashion #dress #picoftheday #actress #love #smile #kyrafangirl #goldenglobes
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kyra_fangirl Brown
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This dress is simple but beautiful and she looks stunning, like always 🏼 #kyrasedgwick #fashion #dress #perfect #beautiful #love #smile #picoftheday #kyrafangirl #actress
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kyra_fangirl Golden
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This dress makes me think of inappropriate things🤔 #kyrasedgwick #fashion #dress #picoftheday #beautiful #amazing #love #actress #kyrafangirl
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kyra_fangirl Golden
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My favorite dress she looked so sexy in that dress in in loveeeee

#kyrasedgwick #fashion #dress #actress #perfect #beautiful #sagawards #kyrafangirl #amazing #picoftheday
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nermz1980 This #movie tho!!! 🏼.... And this #scene 🏼 #phenomenon .... Such a #beautiful #film but sooooo sooo #sad .... Breaks my #heart ....#johntravolta #kyrasedgwick #shavingscene #truelove #life is so #cruel sometimes .... #shegivesmelove #aaronneville #oldschool #romance 1w
  •   kyra_fangirl This movie is so sad but so beautiful 🏼 6d
  •   nermz1980 @kyra_fangirl i know!!!... Sobbed my little heart out!! ... But sooo beautiful 🏼 6d
  •   kyra_fangirl Her acting is simply amazing🏼🏼 and I cried so much at the end!! Oh my heart 6d

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