“Jones is my name. I’m in insurance.”

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Connection: subject (films about time travel)
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12 Monkeys (1995)
Directed by Terry Gilliam
Written by David Peoples & Janet Peoples
Starring Bruce Willis, Madeleine Stowe, Brad Pitt, Christopher Plummer, and David Morse
129 minutes, rated R

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Eastwood reviews — #7

Paint Your Wagon Poster“The one sacred thing, even to low scuff like me, is a man’s pardner.”

Paint your Wagon (1969)
Directed by Joshua Logan
Written by Alan Jay Lerner and Paddy Chayefsky
164 minutes, Rated M (rated PG-13 as of 2001)

It should be noted that while I do believe very strongly in the wonderment of an audience experiencing a movie’s twists and turns on their own, these reviews will not shy away from spoilers if they are necessary to discussion of the film.

Quick rating: 1/5

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“Where we’re going, we don’t need roads.”

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Connection: director (Robert Zemeckis)
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Back to the Future (1985)
Directed by Robert Zemeckis
Written by Robert Zemeckis and Bob Gale
Starring Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Crispin Glover, and Thomas F. Wilson
116 minutes, rated PG

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“Keep your pantyhose on.”

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Connection: year of release (1989)
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The Abyss (1989)
Directed by James Cameron
Written by James Cameron
Starring Ed Harris, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Michael Biehn, Leo Burmester, Todd Graff, John Bedford Lloyd, J. C. Quinn, and Kimberly Scott
140 minutes, rated PG-13

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“Let me tell you the story of Right Hand, Left Hand. It’s a tale of good and evil.”

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Connection: actor (Danny Aiello)
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Do The Right Thing (1989)
Directed by Spike Lee
Written by Spike Lee
Starring Danny Aiello, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Richard Edson, Giancarlo Esposito, Bill Nunn, John Turturro, and Spike Lee
120 minutes, rated R

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Eastwood reviews — #6

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“Broadsword to Danny Boy. Over”

Where Eagles Dare (1968)
Directed by Brian G. Hutton
Written by Alistair MacLean
158 minutes, rated PG

It should be noted that while I do believe very strongly in the wonderment of an audience experiencing a movie’s twists and turns on their own, these reviews will not shy away from spoilers if they are necessary to discussion of the film.

Quick rating: 3.5/5

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Eastwood Reviews — #5

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“…yesterday we had a prisoner in custody. Today we’ve got a fugitive wandering around with your gun in his pocket.”

Coogan’s Bluff (1968)

Directed by Donald Siegel
Written by Herman Miller, Dean Riesner, and Howard Rodman
93 minutes, Rated R

It should be noted that while I do believe very strongly in the wonderment of an audience experiencing a movie’s twists and turns on their own, these reviews will not shy away from spoilers if they are necessary to discussion of the film.

Quick rating: 2/5

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“But if you’ve made your peace, then the devils are really angels…”

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Connection: actress (Elisabeth Pena)
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Jacob’s Ladder (1990)
Directed by Adrian Lyne
Written by Bruce Joel Rubin
Starring Tim Robbins, Elisabeth Pena, Danny Aiello, Matt Craven, Patricia Kalember, Pruitt Taylor Vince, and Macaulay Culkin
113 minutes, rated R

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“I named the littlest guys. Flotsam and Jetsam. Isn’t that cute?”

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Connection: screenwriter (Brent Maddock & S. S. Wilson)
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*batteries not included (1987)
Directed by Matthew Robbins
Written by Brad Bird & Matthew Robbins and Brent Maddock & S. S. Wilson
Starring Hume Cronyn, Jessica Tandy, Frank McRae, Elizabeth Pena, Michael Carmine, and Dennis Boutsikaris
106 minutes, rated PG

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