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He charmed the room of 20 hard-bitten journalists,'' said Jeffrey Leen, The Post's investigations editor who attended a lunch meeting with Bezos.
After the train wreck of her brief marriage to epicene roue Russell Brand, her dazzling smiles are starting to look as artificial as those of the ageing, hard-bitten Joan Crawford" - Feminist academic Camille Paglia on pop singer Katy Perry (pictured).
HARD-bitten San Francisco cop 'Dirty'' Harry Callahan is back, and he''s as angry as ever.
Hard-bitten, moody hunter Ottway (Neeson) must try to lead them to safety in a film from A-Team director Joe Carnahan.
50pm Nick Nolte stars as Jack Cates, a hard-bitten, alcoholic San Francisco detective who teams up with convict Reggie Hammond (Eddie Murphy) in order to break his latest case.
Stallone plays Barney 'The Schizo' Ross, the hard-bitten leader of an all-star team of mercenaries.
This impressively sustained French crime drama is classy hard-bitten subtitled fare.
Castellanos presents McQuinn in A Dragon in the Caribbean, the second action-adventure novel starring the hard-bitten NOC Central Intelligence Agency officer Felipe McQuinn and his trusted allies.
In the ultra-violent, roughly comic caper ``Smokin' Aces,'' Keys plays Georgia Sykes, half of a hard-bitten, trash-talking, probably lesbian assassination team.
American audiences in 1942 hoped the hard-bitten and cynical Rick would find it in his tough-guy heart to forgive and rescue the lovely Ilsa (Ingrid Bergman) and to help her husband-hero Victor Lazlo (Paul Henreid) escape the snares of his Nazi captors.
Talented private investigator Zoe Boehm has been a hard-bitten cynical loner since she killed the person who brutally murdered her husband, Joe.
and the hard-bitten observations of politicians, civil servants and military men'.