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« Reply #1560 on: September 05, 2017, 04:34:41 PM »

City Heat

Should have been a much better film. I mean Clint and Burt both in the same film. It does have a few good moments and action scenes. But overall not really a great film. Kind of boring at times. One of the weaker Eastwood films. Which there are very very few weak Eastwood films.
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« Reply #1561 on: September 07, 2017, 09:32:16 PM »

Million dollar baby

This is a very good movie. I enjoyed it as always. However the ending is the most disturbing ending for me out of all the endings of an Eastwood movie. It's just so realistic to life. She's winning and at the top of the mountain then next thing she's in the hospital. Plus it makes you feel bad the way her family treated her. But yeah for me watching the ending is pretty much unbearable.
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« Reply #1562 on: September 08, 2017, 08:37:38 PM »


Go watch some Eastwood movies again with Sondra Locke Rawhide 7. That the true meaning of unbearable.
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« Reply #1563 on: September 09, 2017, 01:38:32 AM »

Yeah I hear yeah perry. Not a big fan of hers either. But the ending of million dollar baby has always bothered me. It's just really depressing for me to watch that part. Rest of the movie is great though.
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« Reply #1564 on: September 09, 2017, 04:23:37 PM »



Absolutely. I agree.
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« Reply #1565 on: December 09, 2017, 09:09:19 AM »

Tightrope

Still one of my fave Clint movies with some of the best dialogue ever
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« Reply #1566 on: December 22, 2017, 11:23:57 AM »

Perfect World.... A film that seems to get better and better with each viewing..
I hadn't seen it in a few years, underrated movie in my opinion..
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« Reply #1567 on: December 22, 2017, 07:16:21 PM »

The Bridges of Madison County. Today, in the theater! 8)

I'll post some thoughts in the thread I started in the News forum.
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« Reply #1568 on: January 04, 2018, 12:36:40 AM »

Million Dollar Baby.... still hate that family of hers!

I wonder how Jamie Fox could have beaten Clint as best actor that year. He was so good! His facial expressions and the pain in his eyes in those little scenes is so intense!
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« Reply #1569 on: January 04, 2018, 07:49:37 AM »

Did you ever read the short story Kayley ?
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« Reply #1570 on: January 07, 2018, 10:01:10 AM »

No, I don't think so.
What story is that?
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« Reply #1571 on: January 07, 2018, 10:15:00 AM »

It's the title story in this collection of boxing stories by F.X. Toole:

Million Dollar Baby



(Originally published under the title Rope Burns.)

The story was the basis of the screenplay for the movie.
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« Reply #1572 on: January 07, 2018, 12:24:55 PM »

It's a great collection (Rope Burns) of short stories...

One major difference between the book and the film is that in the short story Clints character gets to punch out one of
Her family members.. It would have been such a quintessential Eastwood moment... Quite brave of them not to use it...
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« Reply #1573 on: January 09, 2018, 04:53:38 AM »

Thanks a lot. I'll have a look.

And I agree on the brave part not to let Clint use his fists. He's the mentor in this one, not the fighter....
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