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Tony Scott death: Hollywood looks to his films to make sense of tragedy
Tony Scott death: Hollywood looks to his films to make sense of tragedy

With films like “Top Gun” and “Man on Fire,” Tony Scott made spectacle movies about men who live by a code and face death on their own terms -- spies and crime lords, race car drivers and fighter pilots. Recently, the director-producer had struggled with what several associates described as a serious illness, and on Monday, friends and colleagues looked to his cinematic philosophy to make sense of his fatal plunge off Vincent Thomas Bridge in San Pedro. “I put myself in that car seat and in his place and think about what he must have been experiencing and it must been such an unbreachable level of pain,” said Joe Carnahan, who directed the 2010 movie...

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