Character Witness | MovieFanFare

By: Movies Unlimited  09-12-2011

This is the debut article of a new MovieFanFare feature we’re calling Character Witness. Here’s how it works: We pick an actor who is known for not one but two recurring characters—in this case Clint Eastwood’s portrayal of spaghetti western icon The Man With No Name and no-nonsense detective “Dirty” Harry Callahan. Then two MovieFanFare bloggers take sides, becoming character witnesses for each. The writers must deliver a sound defense, making capable & persuasive arguments about why each is more memorable/beloved/respected than the other. Readers can weigh in below in the comments section, judging which blogger was the better witness and ultimately rendering their own verdict about who they think is the better character. Court is in session.

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