Sunday Matinee: Get Shorty

You remember Get Shorty. Sort of.

Do you remember that Tony Soprano was in it?

And Gene Hackman, Rene Russo, and Danny Devito.

Yeah, and John Travolta. Remember John Travolta invented disco and line dancing, so it’s kind of a surprise that shylocking didn’t take off after this movie.

Check it out. You don’t remember it like you think you do.


  1. And Dennis Farina as Bones Barboni, one of my favorite characters in the movie. I try to catch my favorite scenes whenever it’s playing on the tv, especially on cable where cusswords are allowed.

  2. We also recently re-watched this, and enjoyed it as much as the first time. Our motivation was binge watching the new TV series of the same name on Netflix (or is it Amazon?). The series is different, but very well done!

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