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Off-Topic Discussion / Re:Best Cars/Car Chases in the movies, etc...
« on: August 02, 2004, 09:57:32 AM »
AMEN to agent's post.
The car chase in The French Connection was the coolest car chase I've ever seen, although Gene Hackman was chasing a train, not a car.
The one in Bullitt was cool too.
To me, the No. 1 coolest car ever caught on film was This one

Off-Topic Discussion / Re: Everyone's DVD Collection
« on: August 01, 2004, 11:54:15 AM »
Dvd collecting is one of my favourite hobbies.What dvds do you own in your collection?
What kind of dvds do you generally collect?
My dvd obsession only started around January, now I have about 40 dvds.
I usually collect Eastwood movies, and classics that I've known for years.
My dvd collection consists of

Taxi Driver
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre
A Clockwork Orange
Play Misty For me*

The Indiana Jones Trilogy
Die Hard 1
Die Hard 2 Special Edition
The Matrix
Lord of the Rings 1 Extended Edition
Lord of the Rings 2 Extended Edition
Dirty Harry*
Magnum Force*
The Eiger Sanction*

Cowboy Bebop: The Perfect Sessions
Cowboy Bebop: The Movie

The Deerhunter
Full Metal Jacket
Apocalypse Now: Redux
We Were Soldiers
Saving Private Ryan
When Trumpets Fade
The Bridge At Remagen
Kelly's Heroes*
The Great Escape
Das Boot
Heartbreak Ridge*

A Fistful of Dollars*
For a Few Dollars More*
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly*
The Searchers
Hang 'Em High*
High Plains Drifter*
Once Upon a Time in the West
The Outlaw Josey Wales*

Space Cowboys*
American Beauty

*Starring Clint Eastwood

Clint Eastwood Westerns / Re:The Most Moving Eastwood Film Moment
« on: August 01, 2004, 05:59:06 AM »
Definately any of the times when Will Munny claims that he's reformed, in Unforgiven.
And when Will wakes up and is saying "I seen him...the angel of death...he has snake eyes...I'm afraid of dyin', Ned."
Clint's acting in that movie was amazing.

I have always liked to think that some of Eastwood's western characters are connected. Maybe it's a possibility, but here's the way I like to think of it.
The man with no name travelled around, having adventures etc. as was shown in Sergio Leone's Dollars Trilogy.
He then found a girl, fell in love and so on, settled down, and revealed his real name, but was still a vicious and vengeful man underneath his calm, farmer's exterior.
His family was killed by Union soldiers near the end of the Civil War, so he became a vengeful and vicious outlaw once again, in the Outlaw Josey Wales.
When his adventures in The outlaw josey wales ended, he got married to Sondra Locke's character (who he gets together with in the movie) and lived with her in Wyoming and had two kids. Since Josey Wales made a lot of enemies in his past, it would have been wise for him to go by a different name to protect himself and his family. So he changed his name to Will Munny. Although Josey Wales was gone, his reputation still existed. Will Munny became an unsuccessful farmer, his wife died from TB or whatever, and then everything that happened in Unforgiven took place.
Do you understand me?
What do you think, could they be the same person?

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