The Outlaw Josey Wales

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  • The Outlaw Josey Wales Analysis

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    Basic information The Outlaw Josey Wales, (1976) Country: USA Director: Clint Eastwood Key actors: Clint Eastwood, Chief Dan George, Sondra Locke, and Bill McKinney 2. The American Western cinema traditions most seen at work in this film are the wide, open natural scenes and face to face gun battles. In this film Josey Wales Is the ultimate gunmen that fights for the common good. Although it may seem that he is a criminal because he easily defeats all of his enemies, he always has a reason as to

  • The Outlaw Josey Wales

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    Hero (6) 12 November 2012 The Outlaw Josey Wales In The Outlaw Josey Wales, the viewer finds the hero, Josey Wales, representing Christ to a world of sinners. It is unclear whether Clint Eastwood intended to direct the movie in mind with such similarities between Christ’s role as a savior and Josey’s actions. Christ is an archetypal, mythological hero figure that the well-read viewer finds often. From the physical wound in Josey’s right rib, to the fact that Josey, a lone hero, cannot help but

  • Film Review : The Outlaw Josey Wales

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    The 1976 film, The Outlaw Josey Wales” was directed and starred in by Clint Eastwood. It is The setting is in the latter years of the Civil war up to the war’s conclusion. It was created along the western front, on the Kansas/Missouri border and proceeds south through Oklahoma (Indian Country) finally, climaxing in Texas. After doing extensive research, the film is found to be accurate in portraying the mindsets, climate and historical people and events in America. More specifically, as it relates

  • The Outlaw Flaw Analysis

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    In The Outlaw Josey Wales, produced by Robert Daley and directed by Clint Eastwood, horses play a prominent role in determining the fate of Josey Wales. Often, they help Josey escape from danger or allow him to acquire an advantage over his enemies. Because the horse symbolizes the material world and the rider represents the spirit, horses in this film help reveal the humanity within Josey. They illustrate Josey’s willingness to alter his character and become a better person. The relationship

  • Clint Eastwood : Timeless Icon Or Spurious Miscreant?

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    Eastwood has played some very unforgettable characters over the years: “Blondie” from The Good, The Bad, The Ugly, “Marshall Jed Cooper” from the film Hang ‘Em High, “Red Stovall” in Honkeytonk Man, “Frankie Dunn” in Million Dollar Baby, “Josey Wales” in The Outlaw Josey Wales, and the list goes on and on. One of those characters sticks out as the most successful and iconic franchises of Clint Eastwood’s long, esteemed career is his badge-yielding, pugnacious, temperamental monocrat of a cop persona, “Dirty”

  • The Wild West Of America

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    THE WILD WEST OF AMERICA The Wild West of America, or what historian referred to as the Old West, since the 1800’s men and women all wanted to move to the west to start a new life, have land, find gold and silver ,and to escape the law hence the Wild West. The West of the U.S. started off from the west of the Mississippi all the way to the west coast. With all the open land and the people in the west, legends and stories are being made throughout time, and these stories are for the future generation

  • Gone With The Wind Analysis

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    Gone With The Wind(1939), is a movie centered around the civil war. Covering the transformation that the South went through during and after the war. The southern folk boasting about their chivalry, tradition and pride. Within Gone With The Wind, there's romance, heart break, deceitfulness and pride. Gone With The Wind, is a movie covering the life of one woman, and how she survived in the South during the Civil War. The subject matter of this movie, revolves around the south before and after the

  • Essay on Western Movies Since 1960

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    A NOT-SO-ACCURATE prophet once wrote, "As recently as 1972, there were a tremendous number of quality Westerns being made . . . and since there seems to be a ten-year cycle in Western movie making, I'd say we'll see more in about 1982." 1 In 1982 only two Westerns were released, and neither was exactly a major success. Barbarosa, starring Willie Nelson, drew some respectable reviews–and some very damaging ones–but nobody went to see the film. The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez appeared first