Cry Macho: Is This The Last Clint Eastwood Film?

Clint Eastwood is back with his newest film, Cry Macho, but this could very well mark the end of the line for the screen legend. Set aside whatever you think of Eastwood’s politics for a moment, this year sees the release of Eastwood’s 42nd film as a director. Dating back to his directorial debut in 1971, he’s also starred in a bit over 20 films in which he directed. With his output, it’s rare in…

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Sully: The Miracle on the Hudson

Sully revisits the fateful January day when Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger pulled off the Miracle on the Hudson against all odds. January 15, 2009 is a date that will live in history for New Yorkers.  This is the day when 155 lives were saved on US Airways Flight 1549 when it crashed in the Hudson.  What the film delivers isn’t so much a biopic in the traditional sense.  Yeah, we get some flashbacks to his…

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Richard Jewell hits Blu-ray, DVD

Richard Jewell, starring an award-worthy performance from Paul Walter Heuser, is now available for audiences to bring home on Blu-ray and DVD. Though if you’re in the mood to stream the Clint Eastwood film from the comfort of your couch or bed, it’s also on Digital/VOD. Richard Jewell takes us back to the immediate aftermath of the Centennial Park bombing during the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta. Imagine saving the lives of hundreds of people…

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Richard Jewell Revisits 1996 Atlanta Bombing

Richard Jewell takes us back to the immediate aftermath of the Centennial Park bombing during the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta. Imagine saving the lives of hundreds of people celebrating during a concert.  This is what one security guard was doing on a late summer night in July 1996.  In spite of this, the FBI saw him as the lead suspect in their case.  It would be roughly three months before coming to conclude that…

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The Mule Misses More Than It Hits

As far as storytelling goes, The Mule is a missed opportunity in that the new Clint Eastwood film misses more than it hits. The film’s opens with Sunnyside Meadows Flower Farm owner Earl Stone (Clint Eastwood) taking home the gold medal at the 2005 National Daylily League Convention.  Unfortunately, Earl would rather be accepting the award than being there for his daughter, Iris (Alison Eastwood).  It just so happens that Iris is getting married and Earl…

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