Unforgiven - myself This movie successfully captures the tail of the anti – hero settling down and repenting from his past and wishing to live a

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Matt Serna Ms. Anita Davis Intro to Film November 29, 2010 Unforgiven When you think of Clint Eastwood usually people think of Gran Torino, Million Dollar Baby, or even Dirty Harry. People don’t always think of Unforgiven not everyone appreciates it as much as I do. But the one thing that everyone knows Clint Eastwood for is The Wild Western Gunslinger. He is a western movie legend. There so many different things you can know Clint Eastwood for, me personally I associate him with him as a director. He is a phenomenal director and actor. And the movie Unforgiven is a perfect example of his genius at work. Unforgiven is my favorite western movie of all time. To be completely honest with you this was the first western movie I’ve seen other than The Wild Wild West. And I have to say Unforgiven was phenomenal. It to me, is the definition to what a western is. And who better to play the main role than Clint Eastwood, I cant think of anyone better
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Unformatted text preview: myself. This movie successfully captures the tail of the anti – hero settling down and repenting from his past and wishing to live a life of normalcy and being kind of the family man. But when he decides to take his last job things get out of hand and the whisky brings out the Cowboy in him. It shows us also how alcohol brings out the worst in us sometimes. This movie also brought out the subject of racism is the past, with Morgan Freeman as the African American “sidekick” to Clint Eastwood. The way the sheriff treats him. It really shows how killing can affect a man. The younger man that they pair up with talks up about how he is a huge outlaw, and the truth is he’s never killed a person, this really shows me that he looks up to Bill Monny, and Ned Logan, but being an outlaw is not for the faint hearted. In my book this movie gets an A+....
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