Gran Torino - For Grumpy Old Vets

Gran Torino - For Grumpy Old Vets

This is a discussion on Gran Torino - For Grumpy Old Vets within the Off Topic & Humor Discussion forums, part of the The Back Porch category; Just saw a trailer for Clint Eastwood's new release, Gran Torino. Sort of summarizes some issues of the day...for the "older crowd." Some may wish ...

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    Gran Torino - For Grumpy Old Vets

    Just saw a trailer for Clint Eastwood's new release, Gran Torino. Sort of summarizes some issues of the day...for the "older crowd." Some may wish to check it out on the 'net...not sure of the day for its release, but it looks interesting...
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    I can relate. I'm a vet and have been told I don't play well with others.
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    I'm not a vet, but don't play well with others and will definitely be seeing this movie.

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    This Clint Eastwood movie is definitely on my "must see" list. Since he's pushing 80 yrs. old, will probably be one of his last movies.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chooie View Post
    I'm not a vet, but don't play well with others and will definitely be seeing this movie.
    You to!Some say my social skills are lacking, say what I think.But I'am a Vet.
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    I just saw it too and my first thought was it was a sequel to Heartbreak Ridge, Gunny Highway after retirement, he even sounded like Highway.

    Its on my list to see for sure.
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    I heard about this on NPR, it is one I want to see
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    he just shows the young punks that you cant pick a fight with an old man..he'll just shoot ya!
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    I have high hopes for this Eastwood movie. I think it opens mid January or sooner if you're lucky.

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    I'm looking forward to it, looks like it will be a great movie.

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    How did so many of us "who don't play well with others" gravitate here?
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    Quote Originally Posted by stanislaskasava View Post
    I have high hopes for this Eastwood movie. I think it opens mid January or sooner if you're lucky.
    What I saw showed it opening Christmas Day. Definitely going to see it.
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    Looking forward to seeing it, I might even break down and go to a movie theater to see it!
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