Posts Tagged ‘Unforgiven’

Episode 11: How To Read A Movie, Part 2

Sunday, July 24th, 2011

AAaaaaaaand…we’re back! And this time, we bring the fire. While arguing about a movie that’s not even on either of our lists.

I blame it on the coffee and shitty whiskey that I was drinking. And the fact that Nate is just always so very, very wrong.

 

 

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The Ride of The Valkyries courtesy musopen.org

Gran Torino

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2009

Everything about this picture is badass, except the granny pants.I watched Unforgiven a couple days after seeing Gran Torino, and there was one thing that stuck out for me: Clint Eastwood’s voice. In Unforgiven it’s pretty much a normal speaking voice, although he whispers most of his lines. In Gran Torino it’s a throwback to the character he played in Heartbreak Ridge, where every single line is spoken through gritted teeth with a sandpaper voice box. The only difference, I think, is that then Eastwood was affecting the voice to fit the character of Gunny Highway, and now he’s just so old and mean that that’s what he sounds like. (more…)