Sunday, January 18, 2009

Gran Torino is a Must See

I don't go to a lot of movies but this one really caught my interest and has me thinking about it still a week later. What is it about life today and the world we live in that makes everyday life in the old neighborhood so difficult? Why is integrity, responsibility and respect so foreign a concept? Gran Torino is a thought provoking film about how we go about our daily lives, without concern for those outside our circle, until someone or something breaches that comfort level. I challenge you to go to this movie and come out unchanged. If nothing else, it will make you think about the stereotypes and slang immigrants in this country face everyday, and what we as conscientious Americans can do to make this country a better place.

2 comments:

Laura said...

I have this movie on my list to see. I also heard the word "disturbing" used to describe it. Thanks for the review.

Anonymous said...

This movie is a bit on the racist side to start, then the main character sees that he actually has more in common with the minority than the majority. Very good movie.