Sunday, January 17, 2010

Laughing out Loud

AMC is playing Hellfighters.
A couple of points.
The elder characters in the movie are played by John Wayne and Vera Miles. My earlier comments about evolution also stand for this film's scenes (and forget mention of Katharine Ross and Timothy Hutton!).
But the laughing out loud comes when the guy who fought oil rig fires is now working for an oil company and is being asked to rule on the color of paint in the restrooms. John Wayne is a superb actor for this sort of thing.
YouTube has a nice piece on Red Adair, the inspiration for this somewhat silly movie:


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