“Even I…have heard the legend of a man-fish.”

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Creature From the Black Lagoon  (1954)
Directed by Jack Arnold
Written by Harry Essex and Arthur Ross
Starring Richard Carlson, Julie Adams, Richard Denning, Antonio Moreno, Nestor Paiva, Whit Bissell, Bernie Gozier, and Henry Escalante
79 minutes, Rated G

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“Be excellent to each other!”

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Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure  (1989)
Directed by Stephen Herek
Written by Christian Matheson and Ed Solomon
Starring Keanu Reeves, Alex Winter, George Carlin, Terry Camilleri, Dan Shor, Tony Steedman, Rod Loomis, Al Leong, Jane Wiedlin, Robert V. Barron, Clifford David, and Hal Landon, Jr.
90 minutes, Rated PG

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“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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