Eastwood Reviews — #8

Two Mules for Sister Sara Poster“Lady, if you weren’t a nun, I’d let you save your own bacon”

Two Mules For Sister Sara (1970)
Directed by Don Siegel
Written by Albert Maltz
116 minutes, rated GP

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: 4.5/5

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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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Eastwood Reviews — #4

Hang 'Em High Poster

“How many men are you gonna have to hang to heal your scar?”

Hang ‘Em High (1968)
Directed by Ted Post
Written by Leonard Freeman and Mel Goldberg
114 minutes, Rated M

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: 4/5

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“I ain’t never been no hero, Wade.”

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Connection: director (James Mangold)
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3:10 to Yuma (2007)
Directed by James Mangold
Written by Halsted Welles and Michael Brandt & Derek Haas
Starring Russell Crowe, Christian Bale, Ben Foster, Logan Lerman, Dallas Roberts, Alan Tudyk, Gretchen Mol, and Peter Fonda
122 minutes, rated R

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Eastwood Reviews — #3

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Poster

“Two hundred thousand dollars is a lot of money. We’re gonna have to earn it.”

The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly (1966)
Directed by Sergio Leone
Written by Age & Scarpelli, Luciano Vincenzoni, and Sergio Leone
178 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: 4.5/5

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Eastwood reviews — #2

For a Few Dollars More Poster

“When two hunters go after the same prey, they usually end up shooting each other in the back. And we don’t want to shoot each other in the back.”

For A Few Dollars More (1965)
Directed by Sergio Leone
Written by Luciano Vincenzoni and Sergio Leone
132 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: 4/5

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“The man who’s too afraid to die is too afraid to live.”

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Connection: composer (Alex North)
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The Misfits Poster

The Misfits (1961)
Directed by John Huston
Written by Arthur Miller
Starring Clark Gable, Marilyn Monroe, Montgomery Clift, Thelma Ritter, and Eli Wallach
125 minutes, Not Rated

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Eastwood reviews — #1

A Fistful of Dollars Poster

“My mistake. Four coffins.”

A Fistful of Dollars (1964)
Directed by Sergio Leone
Written by Victor Andres Catena & Jaime Comas Gil & Sergio Leone
99 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: 3/5

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“It’s a pretty day for making things right.”

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Connection: genre (western)
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Open Range Poster

Open Range (2003)
Directed by Kevin Costner
Written by Craig Storper
Starring Robert Duvall, Kevin Costner, Annette Bening, Michael Gambon, Michael Jeter, Diego Luna, James Russo, and Abraham Benrubi
139 minutes, Rated R

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“We started together. We’ll end it together.”

Previous Entry: The Last Picture Show
Connection: actor (Ben Johnson)
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The Wild Bunch (1969)
Directed by Sam Peckinpah
Written by Walon Green and Sam Peckinpah
Starring William Holden, Ernest Borgnine, Robert Ryan, Edmond O’Brien, Warren Oates, Jaime Sanchez, Ben Johnson, and Emilio Fernandez
144 minutes, Rated R

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