Thursday, March 12 2015
The archetype of the spaghetti western finds its truest expression in this essential film from Sergio Leone.
Monday, January 26 2015
Feeling lucky, punk? The road from obscurity to legend wasn't easy for Clint Eastwood's iconic character Dirty Harry. Think you know the back story? Read on!
Monday, August 5 2013
"I don't like casting," says Woody Allen, in his version of how crucial he finds his longtime collaborator, casting director Juliet Taylor, "I don't like to meet people in any area."
Thursday, July 11 2013
These 20 films are a journey through the social and political conditions of America and a broader history of human violence that crowns no winners and knows no end.
Tuesday, October 4 2011
In a longstanding tradition of using company-wide shakeups to offer a new and engaging visions of Jonah Hex, All Star Western offers perhaps the sincerest reboot of the entire New 52 run.
Thursday, June 10 2010
The 1995 Rugby World Cup victory by hometown team South Africa may not have had the lasting effects on race relations many had hoped for, but it's still a hopeful moment worth revisiting, as Clint Eastwood does with Invictus
Tuesday, January 12 2010
Oscar-winning actress Marcia Gay Harden talks about being a godmother for a cruise ship, the supposed decline of movie theater attendance, and what it's like to work with "sexy" Clint Eastwood.
Thursday, June 4 2009
Again in the Eastwood oeuvre, a man who thinks he's in control, and especially around women, finds out he's not quite.
Tuesday, April 21 2009
The year Dirty Harry was released (1971) saw several demonstrations of angry cops questioning why criminals had very solid constitutional protections that often interfered with law enforcement work.
Wednesday, February 18 2009
There’s a touch of Arthur Miller in the way the audiences emotions are played in this story of challenging authority.