Cool Hand Luke: Movie Analysis

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Paul Newman’s Oscar winning performance in Cool Hand Luke left the country with one of the memorable phases in film history.

“What we've got here is failure to communicate,” remains a highly recognized and infamous uttering by Strother Martin as the cruel and insensitive prison camp warden doling out repetitive punishment to the protagonist Newman.

However, it may never assume such poignancy or apropos than its description of the disaster that befell the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Mars Climate Orbiter's science mission, part of the Mars Surveyor '98 program launched in late 1998.

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