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The movie world is chock full of classic trilogies: Sergio Leone’s 'Man With No Name' (or 'Dollars') (1964 - 1966), Francis Ford Coppola’s Godfather (1972 - 1990 -- the first two films of which were so outstanding that they made up for the shortcomings of the lacklustre third instalment), Robert Zemeckis’s Back to the Future (1985 - 1990), and Pixar’s Toy Story (1995 - 2010) trilogy are but four examples.

The crucial thing that makes them classic trilogies, however, and this may be an obvious point but one that seems to have been overlooked time and again by the powers that be in Hollywood, is that they all contain three films. No more, no less.

As a result, they are frozen for all eternity with their classic status intact, and due to a number of factors they will stay that way - namely the fact that Eastwood is all but retired from the acting side of the camera, »

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