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Have you seen the movie Shane?

I am under 30 and have never seen it or heard of it before tonight.
2 (4.3%)
I am under 30 and have seen it
1 (2.2%)
I am under 30 and haven't seen it but have heard of it
3 (6.5%)
I am between 30 and 50 and haven't seen it
12 (26.1%)
I am between 30 and 50 and have seen it
12 (26.1%)
I am over 50 and have of course seen it
13 (28.3%)
I am over 50, but amazingly have not seen it
3 (6.5%)

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Have you seen the movie Shane?
« on: December 13, 2017, 10:06:39 PM »

Offline eja117

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Re: Have you seen the movie Shane?
« Reply #1 on: December 13, 2017, 10:12:17 PM »

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I think it's a tad funny Scala is saying he'll have to watch it on Netflix. I don't think it will be on Netflix. Maybe it will be

Re: Have you seen the movie Shane?
« Reply #2 on: December 13, 2017, 10:15:19 PM »

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Yes, many times. I even saw it of the big screen once in Harvard Square. Great movie.

Re: Have you seen the movie Shane?
« Reply #3 on: December 13, 2017, 10:18:00 PM »

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I think it was on the original top 100 American films list. Yeah. It was on the first list then actually went up a bunch of spots on the revised list.

Re: Have you seen the movie Shane?
« Reply #4 on: December 13, 2017, 10:41:46 PM »

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My cousin is named after the movie. Its a first-tier classic.


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Re: Have you seen the movie Shane?
« Reply #5 on: December 13, 2017, 10:47:27 PM »

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Not only have I seen the film, I read the novel by Jack Schaefer when I was in high school.


Re: Have you seen the movie Shane?
« Reply #6 on: December 13, 2017, 10:50:30 PM »

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I'm a millennial so naturally I had to look this up. This was made in 1953, sheesh. First movie I've ever seen which is still my favorite to this day was The Matrix on this thing called a VCR.

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« Reply #7 on: December 13, 2017, 11:03:48 PM »

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Was Shane Larkin in it ?

















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Re: Have you seen the movie Shane?
« Reply #8 on: December 13, 2017, 11:12:26 PM »

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I've seen it several times.  As Roy indicated, Shane is a classic.

For those who aren't fans of the 1950s-style cinematography and melodrama of the Alan Ladd original, Clint Eastwood's "Pale Rider", made in the 80s, is a more contemporary remake.  The latter is grittier, more violent and less sentimental.   Not necessarily a better overall movie.  Just different.
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Re: Have you seen the movie Shane?
« Reply #9 on: December 13, 2017, 11:59:10 PM »

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Id never heard of it until this past Saturday, when it helped stump me on th New York Times crossword.  I still know nothing about it.
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Re: Have you seen the movie Shane?
« Reply #10 on: December 14, 2017, 12:34:13 AM »

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Strange question.  Why Shane?  Seen it but it is not in my top 100 westerns. 

Re: Have you seen the movie Shane?
« Reply #11 on: December 14, 2017, 02:56:26 AM »

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Watched it, classic. Here, in Croatia, Shane is immortalized in the song from a cult band from the 80ies, Haustor (Hausdoor). People in their 50ies/40is still get chills when its on.

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Re: Have you seen the movie Shane?
« Reply #12 on: December 14, 2017, 06:29:39 AM »

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Strange question.  Why Shane?  Seen it but it is not in my top 100 westerns.

Mike and Tommy were discussing it last night and Scal had no idea what they were talking about.

Not in the top 100?  I want to see your list. ;)


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Re: Have you seen the movie Shane?
« Reply #13 on: December 14, 2017, 07:01:19 AM »

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#45 on the top 100 movies of all time according to the American Film Institute. #3 western behind The Searchers and High Noon.

Great film noted for it's cinematography which was unusual for the time. Jack Palance made a memorable villain in particular.
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Re: Have you seen the movie Shane?
« Reply #14 on: December 14, 2017, 07:11:00 AM »

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I've seen it several times.  As Roy indicated, Shane is a classic.

For those who aren't fans of the 1950s-style cinematography and melodrama of the Alan Ladd original, Clint Eastwood's "Pale Rider", made in the 80s, is a more contemporary remake.  The latter is grittier, more violent and less sentimental.   Not necessarily a better overall movie.  Just different.
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