Gun Movie Review: Gloria

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If you set aside questions of morality and sexuality, there have always been strong women characters in Hollywood movies. (They didn’t call them femme fatales for nothing.) Strong women with guns too. Blacklisted Hollywood screenwriter Dalton Trumbo’s 1949 classic Gun Crazy is but one particularly gun-centered example. Even so, the mid 1970s were a turning point. Enter Princess Leia, Ellen Ripley, Foxy Brown, Cleopatra Jones and more. But none of these dames had anything on one particular lady who appeared in 1980 packing more than lipstick and mascara in her purse . . .

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[HTML1] If you set aside questions of morality and sexuality, there have always been strong women characters in Hollywood movies. (They didn’t call them femme fatales for nothing.) Strong women with guns…

Gun Movie Review: Death Wish

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Tough guy Charles Bronson had a long established career with guns in his movies: The Magnificent Seven, The Dirty Dozen, Once Upon a Time in The West and The Mechanic, to name a few. Some of his feature film titles (television included) made specific references to guns: Love and Bullets, Guns for San Sebastian, Guns of Diablo, Have Gun – Will Travel, Machine-Gun Kelly, Colt .45 and Riding Shotgun. But Michael Winner’s compelling film classic Death Wish was Bronson’s most famous firearms-o-centric project, the film that catapulted the actor to stardom at the ripe old age of 52 . . .

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=frMQs1Tge2I Tough guy Charles Bronson had a long established career with guns in his movies: The Magnificent Seven, The Dirty Dozen, Once Upon a Time in The West and The…

Hollywood Hypocrisy on Guns

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From low budget horror films to major action blockbusters, from production assisting, directing, producing, writing, stunt coordinating to editing, photo and stunt-doubling, one of the basic things I’ve discovered over…

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“Open Carry” Banned by Brown: The Day Logic Flew Out The Window

During the second weekend of October 2011 democratic Governor of California, Jerry Brown, signed into law (AB144) the ban on “Open Carry,” the right of law abiding citizens to carry…