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JamieMilne
hey

just got a bunch of western movies on igns recommendation lol

just watched 3:10 to yuma 2007, thought it was actually quite goood lol.

got the magnificent seven, butch cassidy and the sundance kid, silverado, the professionals and the wild bunch to watch to keep my in the mood until rdr is out lol
zeeshan810
Only 5 Days Left..(Canadian fans) tongue.gif
JamieMilne
9 days for me lol (uk). going into town tomorrow to pre order but lol
asthenia
QUOTE (JamieMilne @ May 12 2010, 03:49 AM) *
9 days for me lol (uk). going into town tomorrow to pre order but lol

8, technically. If you don't count the 21st.
bOnEs
i saw the wild bunch on monday, it's a great film and seemed like a great tie-in with RDR... i think everyone should watch it if they have the time, it's one of my favorite westerns now... and probably best represents the story and era of RDR...

i just watched the proposition last night and, it was OK... the wild bunch was 10x better IMO... this story was a little boring and slow moving... and really not much action at all... the wild bunch was loaded with action...

i plan on watching 3:10 to yuma (2007) and tombstone this weekend as i own those myself... but, there's still a few movies left for me to see through netflix... i plan on still seeing silverado, unforgiven, and "duck, you sucker!"... that last one is NOT a comedy, just in case you wondered...
Indy
3:10 to Yuma is a sick movie. Feel like watching the wild bunch. Looks good.
JamieMilne
after watching 3:10 to yuma (2007) i started to think. it would be cool in the game to go the way of christian bales character or russell crowes, which would actually work with the honour system.

i bought a western today, fairly new i think although ive never herd of it, staring pierce brosnan and liam neeson, called Seraphim Falls.

i plan on watching butch cassidy and hte sundance kid tonight though biggrin.gif
bOnEs
3:10 to yuma, the remake, is one of my all-time favorite westerns... it's really really good... great story and great acting... and yes, please do watch the wild bunch... you won't be disappointed... memorable characters and scenes... the mexican general had me lol'n every time he graced the screen laugh.gif...

EDIT: shit, i got another recent western to add to the list of movies to see... appaloosa... it's more about a sheriff and his life rather than a classic cowboy movie... but, ed harris and viggo are badass in the film... actually, i just checked the synopsis and they're travelling gunmen heading to appaloosa to help lay down the law... sorry... but, do see this one if you got the time...
JamieMilne
is unforgiven anygood ?
bOnEs
dunno, i heard it's good, that's why i am watching it (probably tomorrow night)... but then again, just about every clint eastwood western is worth watching... i just wish i could watch a bunch of them right now... AMC needs to do a western marathon or something...
Massacre
That one of the few Westerns I've actually seen. It's not bad.
Indy
Also, Brokeback Mountain.
bOnEs
QUOTE (Indy @ May 12 2010, 05:44 PM) *
Also, Brokeback Mountain.

umm, isn't that about modern day cattle ranchers? huh.gif... but i could be wrong since i did not see the movie...
asthenia
QUOTE (Indy @ May 12 2010, 10:44 PM) *
Also, Brokeback Mountain.

Best darn Western of all time.
I wish I could quit you, bbe. sad.gif

You shut your whore mouth, bOnEs. mad.gif Shut it! mad.gif
bOnEs
i stole a photo from indy and ast's private collection...

asthenia
I wish Indy weren't so dead. sad.gif

-edit- All homophobia aside, Brokeback is a really good movie, if you're open minded, and to prove I'm not just some fag lording it up at some Hollywood movie (like gays wouldn't rather just watch free internet porn???), look at their other movies. They're great actors, and they act excellently in this.
bOnEs
*facepalm*
asthenia
Yeah I'd like you to facepalm me bbe.


WHAT, WHAT'D I SAY?
bOnEs
i saw "silverado" last night on netflix and the last half hour of "pale rider" on AMC too... and this morning before work, they were playing "the stalking moon"... "unforgiven" is supposedly playing tonight on AMC at 8pm EST in case anyone is interested... i rented this thru netflix so, i'll save it for the weekend with no commercials biggrin.gif...

but, silverado was a good film... danny glover, kevin kline, kevin costner, john cleese, jeff goldblum, linda hunt, scott glenn... a good cast of characters... and hell yea, pale rider is good too... i've seen pale rider a bunch of times and it's one of clint eastwood's better westerns... it plays again today at 2:30pm EST on AMC if anyone is interested in that as well...
ViceMan
I think that 3:10 to Yuma film is on this Sunday on channel Five. (Coincidence?) Might give it a watch, even if it has got Russell Crowe and Christian Bale in it.
JamieMilne
a like christian bale in dark knight, and he was good in 3:10 to yuma, and russel crowes good in gladiator lol
bOnEs
i got stoned and couldn't decide what movie i wanted to see... so i watched "tombstone"... good entertainment but, it definitely has a hollywood flavor to it... but, i know this because i've seen it quite a few times biggrin.gif... i still like it though because, doc holliday is awesome in it, and so are the cowboys... plus, now that i am older, i can appreciate some of the actors in the film like val kilmer, sam elliott, powers boothe and michael biehn... yea, the same michael biehn that played kyle reese in the terminator... and yes, i guess you can say kurt russell was pretty good too, even if i don't like 'em all that much...

hell, even billy bob thornton makes an appearance laugh.gif...
Massacre
Hey, Kurt Russel is cool as fuck. He was in Death Proof, which is a good movie if you come in during the last half hour.
bOnEs
i actually liked 3000 miles to graceland too so, i guess he's been in a "few" good movies laugh.gif...
Massacre
He's on my list of celebrities I'd like to be friends with.
bOnEs
you haven't become his friend on facespacebookpage yet?!
Massacre
Fuck that shit.
bOnEs
laugh.gif...

i'm excited about watching unforgiven though... i've seen 3:10 but, i don't recall ever seeing unforgiven...
Massacre
I haven't seen it since I was a kid. I need to watch some of these again.
bOnEs
i know, right? i watched silverado yesterday and barely remember parts of it from when i was a kid...
andy42s
Sorry everyone, but 3:10 to Yuma actually sucks. So does Unforgiven. Tombstone is awesome. So are the spaghetti westerns. The Good the bad and the ugly, fistful of dollars, for a few dollars more. Hang em high is one of my favorites. I'm an eastwood fan, I just think the plot to unforgiven is stupid
bOnEs
yea, unforgiven was decent but, it wasn't what i thought it would be... it's about a couple of aging former outlaws doing one more job to set their families straight... clint plays a reformed badass who shot first and asked questions later... now he's a reformed man who doesn't even drink anymore, let alone remembering how to get on a horse laugh.gif... he gets tempted from a young gun about a $500 bounty for two men so, he decides that him and his kids could use the money so, he enlists the help of his former partner (morgan freeman) for one last job...

it had it's moments though...
BAMF
QUOTE (andy42s @ May 15 2010, 06:54 AM) *
Sorry everyone, but 3:10 to Yuma actually sucks. So does Unforgiven. Tombstone is awesome. So are the spaghetti westerns. The Good the bad and the ugly, fistful of dollars, for a few dollars more. Hang em high is one of my favorites. I'm an eastwood fan, I just think the plot to unforgiven is stupid



These things are pretty relative. I like all the movies you mention but would still put Unforgiven at the top of the list. Unforgiven isn't an action oriented western, which is why it can disappoint people that love flicks like Tombstone. Unforgiven is an introspective western and a drama and is, imho, a masterful bookend to Eastwood's career in the genre. But I think you've taken a pretty narrow view of the plot; this is one answer to the timeless question: What happens when an unstoppable object (William Munny) meets and immovable object (Little Bill)! The screen play is actually a brilliant exploration of how the remnants of a dying bread, the classic western bounty hunter, confronts his peers in a po-dunk, nothing town on the edge of nowhere. -- And we're talking about Clint Eastwood, Gene Hackman, Morgan Freedman and Richard Harris here, for christsake! -- Just take the way that English Bob struts into town, immediately gets his ass kicked and is sent packing as he sneers and cusses like a pimple faced school boy.

Everybody is entitled to their opinion but if you didn't get the power of this plot and drama then you're really missing something. rolleyes.gif
andy42s
From what I remember about unforgiven, clint is out to get revenge on 2 guys that beat up a hooker. I guess I should watch it again
ViceMan
So the plot to 3:10 to Yuma made no sense whatsoever, why would a hardened and ruthless criminal willingly imprison himself and betray his loyal gang members just to give a cattle rancher who he hardly knows a claim to glory?
BAMF
QUOTE (ViceMan @ May 17 2010, 02:03 AM) *
So the plot to 3:10 to Yuma made no sense whatsoever, why would a hardened and ruthless criminal willingly imprison himself and betray his loyal gang members just to give a cattle rancher who he hardly knows a claim to glory?



Because he was trying to increase is honor and he knew that if it didn't work out to his ultimate advantage he could just go back to his last save gave and come out "guns a'blazing".

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bOnEs
QUOTE (ViceMan @ May 17 2010, 03:03 AM) *
So the plot to 3:10 to Yuma made no sense whatsoever, why would a hardened and ruthless criminal willingly imprison himself and betray his loyal gang members just to give a cattle rancher who he hardly knows a claim to glory?

because, going to yuma is a joke considering that ben wade has broken out from there numerous times... he basically sees this whole adventure as a game until he gains a little respect for christain bale's character and his unwillingness to be compromised or to give in to the temptation of a substantial payment... he admires him for that and grows more fond of seeing him accomplish his goal with each encounter...
ViceMan
QUOTE (bOnEs @ May 17 2010, 03:03 PM) *
QUOTE (ViceMan @ May 17 2010, 03:03 AM) *
So the plot to 3:10 to Yuma made no sense whatsoever, why would a hardened and ruthless criminal willingly imprison himself and betray his loyal gang members just to give a cattle rancher who he hardly knows a claim to glory?

because, going to yuma is a joke considering that ben wade has broken out from there numerous times... he basically sees this whole adventure as a game until he gains a little respect for christain bale's character and his unwillingness to be compromised or to give in to the temptation of a substantial payment... he admires him for that and grows more fond of seeing him accomplish his goal with each encounter...


But to betray his gang members, who he's known much longer than the other guy seems ridiculous. Besides, he may have escaped the prison before, but the security may have been increased since then. There's no logic to it.
Marney1
Just watched 3:10 To Yuma (2007) together with 2 RDR adverts in between. My wife is going to leave me if she see's another horse or cowboy in the next 24 hours. Great, my game arrives soon anyway!
coreyko_2003
I hate to bump a really old topic, but earlier today I thought to myself "Fuck the internet, lets see what's on tv", and on AMC there was this movie called Kansas Raiders, which is a western film, and it really reminded me of Red Dead Redemption in a few ways, actually.......it was pretty cool.
bOnEs
i'll post in here too because, i watched a western a couple nights ago... i watched "once upon a time in the west"... it was nearly three hours long so, i was dragging out in a lot of places but, it had it's moments... it was about an hour too long though...

i am actually going to rent "fistfull of dollars" and "for a few dollars more"... i'll probably watch them this week... i remember watching them a long long time ago but, i can't remember them nowadays... clint eastwood westerns kind of blend together after you've seen so many of them laugh.gif...
Dog Mauser Truck
A Fistful of Dynamite is awesome
The Comancheros is great
In Old California real good
Big Jake: Awesome
Joe kidd: Awesome
among others...
bOnEs
hollwood video in my town is having one of those "store closing" clearance sales where everything is like 60% off... so far, i've bought 7 movies for abour $20... lucky # slevin, the new star trek, tropic thunder, scarface, etc... and i bought the batman game too... the game selection kind of sucks but, the deals are good...

anyways, they had a small western section with stuff for sale too... and i was severely disappointed with that... the only movie they had worth picking up was the new 3:10 to yuma... and i already have that... no clint eastwood's or john wayne movies... just a bunch of low-budget B-movie westerns i've never heard of... i was so pissed off when i browsed through it... i was looking forward to building up a new western collection thanks to RDR mad.gif...

i did see fistful of dollars last week and yes, i did see that movie years ago... as soon as he strolled into town, i knew what i was about to watch biggrin.gif... a forgotten classic for me.... probably one of the best ones i've seen so far this year, and i've seen about a dozen western films this year...
ViceMan
QUOTE (bOnEs @ Jul 4 2010, 04:24 PM) *
i did see fistful of dollars last week and yes, i did see that movie years ago... as soon as he strolled into town, i knew what i was about to watch biggrin.gif... a forgotten classic for me.... probably one of the best ones i've seen so far this year, and i've seen about a dozen western films this year...


I prefered For A Few Dollars More, the competition between Eastwood and Van Cleef's characters and their mutual partnership in taking down Indio's gang made it more memorable IMO.

But obviously The Good, The Bad and The Ugly is the great epic of westerns that'll forever be the one that's remembered.
bOnEs
QUOTE (ViceMan @ Jul 4 2010, 01:03 PM) *
QUOTE (bOnEs @ Jul 4 2010, 04:24 PM) *
i did see fistful of dollars last week and yes, i did see that movie years ago... as soon as he strolled into town, i knew what i was about to watch biggrin.gif... a forgotten classic for me.... probably one of the best ones i've seen so far this year, and i've seen about a dozen western films this year...


I prefered For A Few Dollars More, the competition between Eastwood and Van Cleef's characters and their mutual partnership in taking down Indio's gang made it more memorable IMO.

But obviously The Good, The Bad and The Ugly is the great epic of westerns that'll forever be the one that's remembered.

i will have "for a few dollars more" from netflix sometime soon... i think i might of actually missed out on seeing this one back in the day... i really have no clue whats going to happen... but, the best western i've seen so far that best represents red dead redemption is surely, "the wild bunch"... that is one of my favorite western now too... it had a great cast of characters...
ViceMan
QUOTE (bOnEs @ Jul 5 2010, 01:07 AM) *
QUOTE (ViceMan @ Jul 4 2010, 01:03 PM) *
QUOTE (bOnEs @ Jul 4 2010, 04:24 PM) *
i did see fistful of dollars last week and yes, i did see that movie years ago... as soon as he strolled into town, i knew what i was about to watch biggrin.gif... a forgotten classic for me.... probably one of the best ones i've seen so far this year, and i've seen about a dozen western films this year...


I prefered For A Few Dollars More, the competition between Eastwood and Van Cleef's characters and their mutual partnership in taking down Indio's gang made it more memorable IMO.

But obviously The Good, The Bad and The Ugly is the great epic of westerns that'll forever be the one that's remembered.

i will have "for a few dollars more" from netflix sometime soon... i think i might of actually missed out on seeing this one back in the day... i really have no clue whats going to happen... but, the best western i've seen so far that best represents red dead redemption is surely, "the wild bunch"... that is one of my favorite western now too... it had a great cast of characters...


RDR bears similarities to For A Few Dollars More; specifically the relationship between John and Landon Ricketts, with John being the arrogant, cocky Manco (Eastwood) character and Landon being the quietly confident, aging master sharpshooter of Col. Mortimer (Van Cleef) who end up learning from each other. That's the way I saw it when I first played anyway.
Pieface
Saw the Young Guns the other day (Was cheap so I thought why not). Was alright. Keifer Sutherland and Charlie Sheen were great in it, Emilio Estevez played Billy The Kid great as well. Weird watching the movie with all those big actors, who then weren't big. Quite gory in places too as well.
bOnEs
QUOTE (ViceMan @ Jul 5 2010, 03:38 PM) *
QUOTE (bOnEs @ Jul 5 2010, 01:07 AM) *
QUOTE (ViceMan @ Jul 4 2010, 01:03 PM) *
QUOTE (bOnEs @ Jul 4 2010, 04:24 PM) *
i did see fistful of dollars last week and yes, i did see that movie years ago... as soon as he strolled into town, i knew what i was about to watch biggrin.gif... a forgotten classic for me.... probably one of the best ones i've seen so far this year, and i've seen about a dozen western films this year...


I prefered For A Few Dollars More, the competition between Eastwood and Van Cleef's characters and their mutual partnership in taking down Indio's gang made it more memorable IMO.

But obviously The Good, The Bad and The Ugly is the great epic of westerns that'll forever be the one that's remembered.

i will have "for a few dollars more" from netflix sometime soon... i think i might of actually missed out on seeing this one back in the day... i really have no clue whats going to happen... but, the best western i've seen so far that best represents red dead redemption is surely, "the wild bunch"... that is one of my favorite western now too... it had a great cast of characters...


RDR bears similarities to For A Few Dollars More; specifically the relationship between John and Landon Ricketts, with John being the arrogant, cocky Manco (Eastwood) character and Landon being the quietly confident, aging master sharpshooter of Col. Mortimer (Van Cleef) who end up learning from each other. That's the way I saw it when I first played anyway.

that's all i kept thinking about when i watched this movie saturday biggrin.gif... great movie but, i do see the similarities to john and landon's interaction in the game... i liked this movie though... both of these movies were good but, now i got to see the 3rd in the "firstful" series... "fistful of dynamite"... or in the european market it's called, "duck you sucker!"...
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