“Cheer up. The world’s about to end in ten minutes anyway.”

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Strange Days (1995)
Directed by Kathryn Bigelow
Written by James Cameron and Jay Cocks
Starring Ralph Fiennes, Angela Bassett, Juliette Lewis, Tom Sizemore, Michael Wincott, Vincent D’Onofrio, Glenn Plummer, Bridget Bako, Richard Edson, and William Fichtner
145 minutes, Rated R

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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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“…We’re just gambling on probabilities — we may be wrong.”

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Connection: number in title (12)
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12 Angry Men (1957)
Directed by Sidney Lumet
Written by Bernard Rose
Starring Martin Balsam, John Fiedler, Lee J. Cobb, E. G. Marshall, Jack Klugman, Edward Binns, Jack Warden, Henry Fonda, Joseph Sweeney, Ed Begley, George Voskovec, and Robert Webber
96 minutes, Approved

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“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.”

Previous Entry: Do The Right Thing
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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