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Gran Torino

Discussion in 'Off-topic Zone' started by Hoofbite, Jun 16, 2009.

  1. Hoofbite

    Hoofbite Well-Known Member

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    I think I remember a thread for this movie a while back but I just watched it.

    Gotta say, pretty good movie. Ending surprised me a little but I thought it was a good ending to a good movie.
     
  2. Maikeru-sama

    Maikeru-sama Mick Green 58

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    Yeah, Gran Torino was good.

    With movies like Mystic River, Letters from Iwo Jima, Million Dollar Baby and Gran Torino, I think Clint Eastwood is the best director going.
     
  3. Chief

    Chief "Friggin Joke Monkey"

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    It's been a few months since I've seen it, but I enjoyed it. Other than Eastwood, the acting was pretty bad, but the movie overall was very good.
     
  4. Bob Sacamano

    Bob Sacamano Benched

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    haven't seen that, but I finally saw Taken, and that was a very good movie, I didn't blink the whole way through
     
  5. TheCount

    TheCount Pixel Pusher

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    I thought Gran Torino was a decent movie but not the masterpiece some were painting it out to be. I thought the ending was pretty predictable myself.
     
  6. Sam I Am

    Sam I Am Unfriendly and Aloof!

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    I wanted to see it. Where did you see it? Cable movie channels or OnDemand?
     
  7. Sam I Am

    Sam I Am Unfriendly and Aloof!

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    My favorite actor has always been Harrison Ford, but he isn't exactly improving with age the way some actors do. He is 66 almost 67 now. (born July 13, 1942)

    Hmm, I didn't realize he was born the year we entered WWII.
     
  8. kmp77

    kmp77 Active Member

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    I liked Gran Torino....but man it had some BADDDDD acting. Everyone outside of Eastwood was bad. That totally killed it for me. Could have been great though.
     
  9. theogt

    theogt Surrealist Zone Supporter

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    100% agreed. Those kids were terrible.
     
  10. bbgun

    bbgun Benched

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    The kids were first-time actors. The chubby sister was decent, though.
     
  11. Dallas

    Dallas Old bulletproof tiger

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    Watched it the other night in Blue-Ray.


    Clint Eastwood is old.


    Good movie though.
     
  12. Sarge

    Sarge Red, White and brew... Staff Member

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    I liked it. I thought it was really good. The acting could have been better but overall, I give it 4 beers.
     
  13. Yeagermeister

    Yeagermeister Active Member

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    Very good movie

    Not what I expected at all
     
  14. bbgun

    bbgun Benched

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    "Spectacles, testicals, wallet, watch." Never heard that expression before (and I'm Catholic).
     
  15. Mavs Man

    Mavs Man All outta bubble gum

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    Get off my lawn... :mad:
     
  16. Faerluna

    Faerluna I'm Complicated

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    I heard that years ago, and I'm not Catholic. They are obviously hiding the funny from you.
     
  17. RESIN8

    RESIN8 New Member

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    A must see on Blu Ray?
     
  18. Bonecrusher#31

    Bonecrusher#31 Active Member

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    my wife is still crying after watching that movie....
     

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