Unforgiven

Title: Unforgiven
Year: 1992
Director: Clint Eastwood
Writer: David Webb Peoples
Starring: Clint Eastwood, Gene Hackman, Morgan Freeman, Richard Harris, Jaimz Woolvett, Saul Rubinek
Music: Lennie Niehaus
Distinctions: Oscars for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Supporting Actor (Hackman) and Best Editing; Oscar nominations for Best Original Screenplay, Best Actor (Eastwood), Best Cinematography, Best Art Direction/Set Decoration and Best Sound; currently #110 on IMDb’s Top 250
Length: 131 minutes
Synopsis: assaulted prostitutes put out a bounty on their attackers
How I saw it: on video (have on VHS), yesterday
Subjective Rating: 7/10 (Good).
Objective Rating: 6/10 (point off for dialog, pacing, cinematography and music) c. 2.8/4 (Good).

Good story and characters, and great ending, but slow movie. There’s lots of tediously superfluous dialog, and a few scenes that could be cut without losing anything.

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One Response to Unforgiven

  1. Aiden R says:

    Awesome awesome awesome movie. Clint is the man, nay, a god among men, and this movie turned his whole damn cowboy career on its head. Hackman and Freeman kicked ass in this, too.

    http://ctcmr.com

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