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theoldman posted:
jcocktosten posted:
Rothko posted:

Do you know, I've never seen The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly.

Got to put that on my list.

It is a very long film, but Sergio Leone  was a brilliant director (Once upon a Time in the West is an all time favorite of mine) - his use of the camera and the scores of Ennio Morricone are incomparable to me although I am no expert.  Final scene of G, B and U is simply amazing.

G, B, and the U. is easily the best Leone with Eastwood. Leone's best movie, and one of the top five westerns, is certainly Once Upon a Time in the West. However I think Eastwood's own Unforgiven is in the top three westerns of all time. I put only The Searchers and The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance ahead of it.

Intellectually, I know Unforgiven is probably Clint’s best film. But I’m not a huge western fan. Although the film’s greatness rests on the the shoulders of Malkovitch, In the Line of Fire is my *favorite* film starring Eastwood. 

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