"Ben-ur, Life Is Beautiful (especially when you take into account the persistence of the way he pursued the woman he'd marry and also his courage and humor and love for his wife and son), The Grey, and Batman Begins."
"Just finished the last Band of Brothers episode last night. Pretty manly, but everything's manly about WWII (even the women). Otherwise there's Delicatessen, which is manly in a completely different way. Some might think…"
""Shackleton" was great. I'd never heard of him. Now I've read a few books and my admiration for the guy only increases. He had his flaws, but man. To get into such a disaster and get all his guys out…"
"Lets just say that I find the whole movie so utterly shitty in every detail that I cant see anything that lifts it out as especially manly.
Perhaps with the exception that being hanged, drawn and quartered would be a "manly" way to go. ;)
"I Know there was a blanket statement for the Duke, but i would like to point out 3 that I personally think qualify as man's man movies. 1: The Sands of Iwo Jima (Sgt. Stryker is an Icon. What a lot of men strive to be as a military man.)
"Why not Braveheart?
Rambo qualifies. First Blood is definitely a more in depth movie than the other three ... but all four are definitely guys-guy movies. Blood. Sacrifice. Honor. Really cool weapons.
"I think the temptation is to fit others, in this case women, into our framework. We tend to think "passive" is bad (I sure do), but my wife does not have "passive" as a bad word in her way of thinking. (Irresponsible,…"