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.





The Ride of The Valkyries courtesy

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…)