Tony Scott, director of Top Gun, dies in apparent suicide

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  1. Mok

    Mok Family is Forever

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    In a way, this is comforting.
     
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    I know what you mean. He went out on his own terms. The last photos of Tony show him looking tired and ill. Really sad...
     
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    Wow, what a shock. His films may not have been terribly deep, but they were always exciting and fun to watch. Sad that this is the situation he found himself in.
     
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    Terrible news.
     
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    Not a huge fan of his films personally, but this is a tragic end and he was quite young too. R.I.P.
     
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    So sad,he did a lot of good work,both as a director and a producer.Rest In Peace.
     
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    I loved the last boy scout, it is hands down one of bruce willis's best movies and performances.

    Beverly Hills cop 2 is my most rewatched beverly hills cop film.



    Kiefer Sutherland was meeting TonY Scott about 24 movie ideas. I really think Scott's direction would of suited Jack Bauer.

    Man on Fire was a artistic masterpiece in my book. I think he's gotten some great performances off hollywood's best.

    I'll miss his future slate of films, because if your a action fan any point, you must of at some point realised Tony Scott has made some awesome films for the genre, I think he was oscar winning director of action for action rock and roll sake, he was doing something different with it and it showed, very experimental. I'm gutted he won't director that 24 film.

    a man has died, and a family has to deal with it.

    Thanks for the work Mr Scott, whenever pain you went through is gone now, may you be in a better place that somehow creates the rock and roll fun of your films.
     
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    http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-q-a-with-jeff-goldsmith/id426840843

    The newest episode of The Q & A podcast features Quentin Tarantino and Richard Kelly talking about the films they wrote for Tony Scott. I love both of these writers and the chat between the two is fascinating as they talk about what ended up being Scott's best film (True Romance) and his worst (Domino).
     
  10. Kolpitz

    Kolpitz Purely and Simply Evil

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    I don't agree with this at all, but I understand that I'm in the minority on this one. I think it's an underrated gem. Quentin Tarantino and Edgar Wright are big fans, as well. The Fan is his worst (it's the only Tony Scott film I don't like).
     
  11. bigdaddyhorse

    bigdaddyhorse Detroit Hi-on

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    Domino is insanely entertaining, far from Scott's worst. On that I agree, but I cannot say the same for The Fan. It's not a great film, but it works and I'll take it over Pelham redo or Deja Vu anytime, probably over Spy Game also but I need to watch that one again. Man on Fire is brilliant, wish the BD had the features so I could upgrade it.

    Thanks again Tony, you have left some great films I will enjoy until I join you in the next world.
     

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