Gran Torino

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Thursday, December 11 2008

Gran Torino

As Gran Torino breaks down the iconic Eastwood Movie, it recalls The Searchers, another timely evocation of collective wrongheadedness and terrible legacies.


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Tuesday, December 30 2008

Hanging tough with the old master Clint Eastwood

As Gran Torino opens, Korean War veteran Walt Kowalski (played by Clint Eastwood) has just buried his wife - and with her, his remaining interest


Thursday, December 25 2008

Hollywood, race and the Age of Obama

Gook. Dragon lady. Swamp rats. These are but a few of the cringe-inducing racial epithets spewed by Clint Eastwood's Walt Kowalski in "Gran Torino," the


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