See It Instead: Burt Reynolds Edition.
See It Instead: Burt Reynolds Edition. Charming rogue, maddening maverick, and ill-fated ladies man Burt Reynolds passed away last weekend. We choose our three favorite movies to pay tribute to the Bandit. Burt Reynold’s biography had more sharp turns, close calls, and spectacular flame-outs than his iconic Smokey and the Bandit race films. An early career marked by spectacular highs collapsed under the star’s own hubris. After nearly going broke and alienating many in the biz, the Bandit made an improbable comeback with a pair of unlikely films. His filmography spans 59 years, including his final project, The Last Movie Star. He passed away just before beginning filming for Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood due to a
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