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2014: A Most Mediocre Year
30 Dec 2014 // 8:06 PM
The odds of discovering gems like Boyhood felt thinner in 2014 than they have for quite some time.
Clint Eastwood: American Icon Collection
4 Jun 2009 // 3:59 PM
Again in the Eastwood oeuvre, a man who thinks he's in control, and especially around women, finds out he's not quite.
To Live Is to Die: Clint Eastwood's Dangerous Oeuvre
11 Jul 2013 // 5:30 PM
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.
Identities in Flux
23 Oct 2008 // 5:00 PM
Kaufman’s Synecdoche, New York is performance art as civilization-annihilating Godzilla, whereas Eastwood's Changeling is a film that wins the stranger than fiction category, hands-down.
The Pro-War Verus Anti-War Debate on 'American Sniper' Misses the Point
17 May 2015 // 9:10 PM
It’s impossible to observe sniper Chris Kyle’s (Bradley Cooper) gradual descent into madness and believe that Clint Eastwood promotes an explicitly pro-war message.
Clint Eastwood's Legacy of Hunters: 'American Sniper'
23 Dec 2014 // 8:10 PM
In American Sniper, military sharpshooter Chris Kyle (Bradley Cooper) comes to see that delineations among wolves, dogs, and sheep are rarely obvious.
'For a Few Dollars More' Is a Rare Sequel That Is Superior to the Classic It Follows
12 Mar 2015 // 4:00 AM
The archetype of the spaghetti western finds its truest expression in this essential film from Sergio Leone.
In Memorial of American Sniper's First Awards Season Victim: Unbroken
17 Feb 2015 // 4:00 AM
Clint Eastwood's look at Chris Kyle's legacy as American's deadliest marksman claimed its first Awards Season victim: the other war story.
Is Clint Eastwood really a partisan provocateur?
8 Feb 2012 // 6:35 AM
LOS ANGELES — Of all the directors who could have become a lightning rod for the right this election season, Clint Eastwood wouldn’t be high
Clint Eastwood, Leonard DiCaprio talk about making ‘J. Edgar’
7 Nov 2011 // 11:10 PM
LOS ANGELES — For nearly five decades, J. Edgar Hoover was the face of law enforcement in the U.S., but to most Americans, the longtime