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« Reply #15 on: June 18, 2006, 02:15:46 PM »

Oh you guys are getting me all flustered.

"...but I think colonel Mortimer can beat your husband in a gunfight blind folded!"

Colonel Mortimer ain't tough enough to *put* a blindfold on my husband. Heh heh.

..back to the subject.

The Mrs.

It's okay, I agree with you. Mortimer is cool and deadly with long-range weapons but if it came down to a short-range stand-off between him and Eastwood, Mortimer would hit the ground before you can blink.

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« Reply #16 on: June 03, 2007, 02:10:59 AM »

Frank is, as Fonda described him, one nasty son of a bitch, and one of the most vicious villains in Western history.

Angel Eyes is evil, no doubt, but, not to Frank level.

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« Reply #17 on: June 03, 2007, 08:30:45 AM »

By their acts they're about the same league. But what makes Frank scarier, is that he is more human than Angel Eyes, who is more like a comic character.

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« Reply #18 on: June 03, 2007, 10:12:23 AM »

How are they on the same league?

Angel Eyes never killed a child. Once you murder a kid you can't get any lower.

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« Reply #19 on: June 03, 2007, 10:19:26 AM »

How are they on the same league?

Angel Eyes never killed a child. Once you murder a kid you can't get any lower.

Only killing more kids, I guess...

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« Reply #20 on: June 03, 2007, 10:38:26 AM »



Angel Eyes never killed a child.

Er... yes he did...


What about Stevens' son, remember?

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« Reply #21 on: June 03, 2007, 10:46:21 AM »

Er... yes he did...


What about Stevens' son, remember?

I'm not sure how old he actually was.

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« Reply #22 on: June 03, 2007, 10:47:54 AM »

Er... yes he did...


What about Stevens' son, remember?

That kid was in his late teens, and it was in self-defense. The kid had a rifle with him, Timmy McBain didn't.

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« Reply #23 on: June 03, 2007, 01:28:51 PM »

How are they on the same league?

Angel Eyes never killed a child. Once you murder a kid you can't get any lower.
I said they are ABOUT the same league. I did think about that child killing, and I admit that Stevens' son was 16-19 years old and would've killed AE if he didn't shoot first. Frank killed a defenceless child, so he seems to be the worse one anyway (in fact, we see AE killing "only" three people). But what really makes Frank scarier is that he is more three-dimensional character, IMO.

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« Reply #24 on: June 04, 2007, 03:28:44 AM »

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Angel Eyes has a heart. He gives that confederate soldier that bottle o' booze for one. And as for that kid, the kid was armed, not just a little 8 year old holding a bottle of something and a rag (or whatever he was holding)
I don't think that he gave him a bottle of booze because he "has a good hart". Angel Eye never showed any kind of compassion toward anyone. Remember,  he gave food and drink to poor Tuco, and then he brutaly beats him ( actually it was his sergeant, but AE ordered him to beat Tuco). So AE gave that bottle of booze because he knew that soldier will feed him with the informations that he needed about Bill Carson's regiment. He gave him a drink, and soldier told him what AE wanted to know. Simple sharing. Nothing else.
I fail to see how could anyone think that this was the act of kindness by Angel Eye. That deed was carefully calculated, and he find out what he was looking for. He couldn't just walk into the army camp and beat the soldier, he needed a diferent aproach. It is a stick and carrot game. With Tuco it was stick, with a soldier it was carrot. It is a ancient game and guy like Angel Eye knows how to play it.
 

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« Reply #25 on: June 04, 2007, 11:39:41 AM »

In terms of how bad they are, Frank takes the cake.

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