Saturday, July 09, 2011

Saturday Man Movie

Since this one was discussed in the comments last week, I moved it to the head of the Queue. Steve McQueen, as Bullit, doing bad things to a vintage Mustang in 1968.

The Dodge Charger didn't come off too well, either.

This was back when they really made movies. No computer graphics here. Real stunts.

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    ...OK, 13 years when this film was made.

    I had trouble following all the dialogue.

    At the 1:05 and 7:04 marks, those Pontiac Tempests had bumper stickers that read: I wanna be a GTO when I grow up.

    And even though I saw a couple of new Fiat 500s in North Texas this week, no sign of their namesake in this film sequence. They coulda used one for a 'splat' or maybe to send rolling sideways down the street into the bay, for comedic effect.

    Nice cameo for the 1897 Winchester, before being resurrected by Cowboy Action Shooting.

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  2. Not "vintage" in 1968...

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  3. Love, love, love this car chase scene. Everyone tslks about The French Connection. It was good but this is prime beef.

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  4. My favorite! They can't make anything like this without computer help any more. wimps.

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  5. They don't make cars that sound like that any more. Big block V-8's in full roar! There's nothing like it.

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