Jump to content
 
Search In
  • More options...
Find results that contain...
Find results in...

THE MECHANIC (1972)-- anyone seen it?


Recommended Posts

I think it plays better that a less-expressive actor like Bronson is in the role. The character is a man who keeps things close to the vest. The story is as powerful as it is because he becomes (un)willingly compromised.

Jarrod, great comment, you are probably right.

 

Do you remember the sequence in which he suffers an attack of anxiety and has to be hospitalized?

 

Could he have possibly "envisioned" what was in store for him?

 

But, seriously, a braver rendition of the material would have been so much more powerful.

 

I don't like the cinema of Michael Winner.

  • Like 1
Link to post
Share on other sites

Jarrod, great comment, you are probably right.

 

Do you remember the sequence in which he suffers an attack of anxiety and has to be hospitalized?

 

Could he have possibly "envisioned" what was in store for him?

 

But, seriously, a braver rendition of the material would have been so much more powerful.

 

I don't like the cinema of Michael Winner.

 

Off-camera we could say Bronson was quite brave. He agreed to do this role when others had passed on it and were too afraid of the material.

  • Like 2
Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
© 2020 Turner Classic Movies Inc. A Time Warner Company. All Rights Reserved Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Cookie Settings
×
×
  • Create New...