Review: Cry Macho

Director: Clint Eastwood Stars: Clint Eastwood, Eduardo Minett, Natalia Traven Now 91, it's somewhat remarkable that Clint Eastwood is still making movies at all, let alone making them with such irrepressible regularity. Not only that, but he's taken to appearing in front of the cameras once again, doing double duty as each brings the prospect …

Review: The Mule

Director: Clint Eastwood Stars: Clint Eastwood, Ignacio Serricchio, Bradley Cooper With the President having a tantrum in the White House, with his shutdown government and his enfeebled and hopeless rallying cries about his goddamned wall, its worth stopping and taking stock of how popular American culture has turned to the Mexican as the all-purpose bad …

Review: Sully

Director: Clint Eastwood Stars: Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart, Laura Linney One of the major debilitating symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is the inability to remember a traumatic event without feeling as though you are reliving it. Todd Komarnicki's screenplay for Sully, directed by Clint Eastwood, is clearly sensitive to this fact. The decision made by …

Review: American Sniper

Director: Clint Eastwood Stars: Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller, Luke Grimes Consider this list of words. Hustle. Beauty. Mary. Pie. Wedding. Reunion. Splendor. Psycho. Gangster. Gigolo. President. Muscle. Yakuza. Buffalo. Samurai. Gothic. Gun. Dreamz. Virgin. Loser. Ninja. Outlaws. Werewolf In London. Werewolf In Paris. History X. And now Sniper. Before we get into the meat of …

Review: J. Edgar

Director: Clint Eastwood Stars: Armie Hammer, Leonardo DiCaprio, Judi Dench ***originally written 9 March 2012*** Hmm. The biopic. Maybe the most thankless of film genres. How do you summarise a life? How do you condense years into two hours? The answer, most often, is that you don’t. You can’t. Which is why so many of …