Ben Oliver

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Cool Hand Luke

What we’ve got here is failure to communicate.
28 January 2018

One of my favourite films of all time. I could probably watch this every month. A bittersweet masterpiece about refusing to conform at all costs.

Paul Newman creates one of the most effortlessly endearing characters ever put to film. If everyone could stand up to authority and still come off as the coolest guy in the room then the world would be a better place.

He wins over everyone in the prison just for the sake of it and it’s truly inspiring.

The Shawshank Redemption owes everything to Cool Hand Luke.

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