actor: Clint Eastwood

Trouble with the Curve

September 21, 2012
When a film opens with the lead character standing in front of his toilet peeing, you know you're in trouble. Clint Eastwood plays a gruff man named Gus who has a strained relationship with his daughter Mickey. He is aging fast and losing his eye sight too. Since his job is to scout potential MLB [...]

Gran Torino

January 9, 2009
Wow! What a movie to try to describe. Talk about virtues in a film and yet our great concerns here at Dove for an audience all at the same time. It has Clint Eastwood playing Walt Kowalski, a retired Ford Motor Co. worker still living in Michigan (where the movie was filmed). He seems to be a [...]

Million Dollar Baby

January 28, 2005
One of the most difficult things about reviewing films is giving an account of the movie without spoiling the film for others (i.e., giving away a surprise ending). Unfortunately, I will have to cross that line if I am going to truly inform you about the most objectionable thing in the film. You [...]

Blood Work

August 9, 2002
Unfortunately, viewers must endure a large number of obscenities and strong profanity, particularly from a jealous police detective (Paul Rodriguez) who frequently belittles McCaleb’s work. While gunshots are often fired, the violence is rarely graphic, although a frequently shown videotape of a [...]

Paint Your Wagons

July 24, 2001
Putting Lee Marvin and Clint Eastwood in a western is what everyone would expect. But to think of them in a musical is a hilarious thought. "Paint Your Wagon" combines to make a comical musical western. Just that idea can make you laugh when you add these two men to the mix, In which both sing and [...]

Space Cowboys

August 4, 2000
To me it’s not their combined ages that’s the big deal, but their combined talent. They are pros and fun to watch as they good-naturedly spoof old age and themselves. Alas, I cannot recommend the film for family viewing due to misuse of God’s name on seven different occasions. Also [...]

Escape from Alcatraz

March 9, 1999
When Frank Morris (Clint Eastwood) lands in Alcatraz, it doesn't take him long to realize it's not the kind of place he wants to stay at for long. Alcatraz has a record of no one having ever successfully escaped. Morris decides he can be the exception and he enlists the help of a few other [...]

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