Tag Archives: Clint Eastwood

True Crime - *

It is sad to see a movie like True Crime go so horribly, horribly wrong. It has a good director and a very talented cast, all of whom are doing their utmost to enliven the routine story. But at each … Continue reading

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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil - * * *

John Berendt’s popular nonfiction novel Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil is a very difficult book to adapt. Clint Eastwood’s film version might be as good an adaptation of the book as you could hope, but it is … Continue reading

Posted in 1997, Movie Reviews | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Absolute Power - * * *

An abrupt ending mars a strong character-driven thriller in Absolute Power. Clint Eastwood directs and stars as Luther Whitney, a master thief on the brink of retirement. However, before he quits, he pulls one job he probably shouldn’t have. He … Continue reading

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The Bridges of Madison County - * *

Beautifully filmed and well acted (expect nominations for Cinematography and Best Actress). However neither of those can compensate for the rather mundane and familiar plot.

Posted in 1995, Movie Reviews | Tagged , , | Leave a comment