Apparently I had a teacher who met Ed Harris during shooting of this; said he was a very nice man. That little trivia tidbit aside, I have to admit, I have a soft spot for this Michael Bay movie: the action scenes are really well shot, the plot is sorta interesting and the dynamic between tough-as-nails Connery and nerd Cage saves it from being a complete disaster. Being shot in my backyard helps too.

Details about THE ROCK * CineMasterpieces ORIGINAL MOVIE POSTER SEAN CONNERY ALCATRAZ 1996

Apparently I had a teacher who met Ed Harris during shooting of this; said he was a very nice man. That little trivia tidbit aside, I have to admit, I have a soft spot for this Michael Bay movie: the action scenes are really well shot, the plot is sorta interesting and the dynamic between tough-as-nails Connery and nerd Cage saves it from being a complete disaster. Being shot in my backyard helps too.

Sometimes I forget how much I love Sean Connery. And then this always comes on TV and I remember. <3

The Rock (1996)

Sometimes I forget how much I love Sean Connery. And then this always comes on TV and I remember. <3

The Rock... only Sean Connery could say this line

The Rock... only Sean Connery could say this line

A happy 85th birthday today to Sean Connery. In The Rock, Sean Connery plays John Mason, a British national who escaped from Alcatraz. The Mason character was written as an homage to Bond and has a lot in common with … Continue reading →

A happy 85th birthday today to Sean Connery. In The Rock, Sean Connery plays John Mason, a British national who escaped from Alcatraz. The Mason character was written as an homage to Bond and has a lot in common with … Continue reading →

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