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[Cinema] Clint Eastwood's 'American Sniper'

Discussion in 'BBS Hangout' started by percicles, Oct 2, 2014.

  1. percicles

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    Based on a true story.

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  2. Buck Turgidson

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    What book is that based on? Or whose story, I should say...?
     
  3. percicles

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  4. Outlier

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    Oh man that's intense
     
  5. Buck Turgidson

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    I read the book - it was really good, so I am looking forward to this movie.
     
  7. theogcasey

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    This looks phenomenal. I downloaded the book on Kindle just because of the trailer and wiki page.
     
  8. Xerobull

    Xerobull You son of a b!tch! I'm in!
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    They need to make a movie about Simo Häyhä, The White Death, a Finnish sniper during the WWII era.

    "During the Winter War (1939–1940) between Finland and the Soviet Union, Häyhä served as a sniper for the Finnish Army against the Red Army in the 6th Company of JR 34 during the Battle of Kollaa. In temperatures between −40 °C (−40 °F) and −20 °C (−4 °F), dressed completely in white camouflage, Häyhä was credited with 505 confirmed kills of Soviet soldiers. A daily account of the kills at Kollaa was made for the Finnish snipers. All of Häyhä's kills were accomplished in fewer than 100 days – an average of just over five kills per day – at a time of year with very few daylight hours."

    He did all of this without a scope.

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  9. TheresTheDagger

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    That trailer was...wow.
     
  10. Air Langhi

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    Scope would give him away. Enemy at the gates was a also great movie about snipers.
     
  11. Rocketman95

    Rocketman95 Hangout Boy

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    Who's playing Jessie Ventura?
     
  12. Obito

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    Rumor is his role will be played by a dried up camel turd, great casting.
     
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  14. Two Sandwiches

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    Not in the movie.

    He'd probably sue them too.
     
  15. Buck Turgidson

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    I've got a balloon overstuffed with hot air and hormones, I'm renting it out as his stand-in.
     
  16. CometsWin

    CometsWin Breaker Breaker One Nine

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    Looks intense
     
  17. Deuce

    Deuce Context & Nuance

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    That....is how you make a movie trailer. Well done. Will see.
     
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  18. bobmarley

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    Dude, this guy's story deserves to be a movie. I am glad that Eastwood is doing it. I can't believe that young man shot and killed Chris and his friend. What a life, it's like a Greek tragedy.
     
  19. Louka

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    How about someone give me some Limited Release tickets hmmmm?
     
  20. Commodore

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    <iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/5bP1f_1o-zo" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

    Here is Chris Kyle's wife speaking at Cowboys' stadium:

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