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09 January 2009
  Grumpy Old Aardvarks
Ask Yourself, Punk, "How Many Clips Does He Have Left?

Gran TorinoFinally a collection of surliness able to stand up to the worst grouchiness and the most grating know-it-all spirit of Martin Luther, Doktor at Strange Herring as well as, quite possibly, most of the permanently deceased members of the Meanies of Grace, at least on their nicer days ... although maybe not Flacius.

Movie review mecca Rotten Tomatoes, in honor of the release of Clint Eastwood's new film Gran Torino, offers "a list of some of the stodgiest, crabbiest, most curmudgeonly old codgers ever to grace the silver screen."

Visit Total Recall: Get Off My Lawn! for Miracle Max, Royal Tenenbaum, Mr. Hand, John Gustafson and Max Goldman, Judge Smalls, Pai Mei, Henry Potter, and others. Clips show each curmudgeon at his grouchy best.

Be sure to stay until the end. Rotten Tomatoes includes a classic Muppet Show clash. This bonus footage pits Statler and Waldorf against Milton Berle.

BTW, is anyone else hoping to see Clint's latest offering on opening weekend?

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Comments:
As one who never watches tv...I saw the preview for this in the theatre. Looks awesome!

in Christ,
jW
 
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