In the Line of Fire: Clint Eastwood is determined to save the American President from John Malkovich’s assassin in this terrific political-action thriller

In the Line of Fire(1993), directed by Wolfgang Petersen and starring Clint Eastwood and John Malkovich, is a terrific political action thriller inspired from 'The Day of the Jackal'. Eastwood plays the U.S. Secret Service agent who tries to stop Malkovich's killer from assassinating the U.S. president. "I thought Eastwood was terrific. . . . … Continue reading In the Line of Fire: Clint Eastwood is determined to save the American President from John Malkovich’s assassin in this terrific political-action thriller

The Enforcer: The very entertaining third ‘Dirty Harry’ film has lots of humor, exciting action sequences and a female partner for Clint Eastwood’s supercop

The Enforcer(1976), the third film in the 'Dirty Harry' series, is directed by James Fargo. The film pairs Clint Eastwood with Tyne Daly, and it contains a lot more humor along with all the elements that made the first two films great entertainment. After incurring the wrath of his superiors for the nth time - … Continue reading The Enforcer: The very entertaining third ‘Dirty Harry’ film has lots of humor, exciting action sequences and a female partner for Clint Eastwood’s supercop

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: The final collaboration between Clint Eastwood and Sergio Leone resulted in one of the greatest and most entertaining Westerns of all time

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly is the third and final film in the 'Man with no Name' trilogy from the actor-director team of Clint Eastwood and Sergio Leone. This rip-roaring Spaghetti Western, co-starring Lee Van Cleef and Eli Walach, is not just one of the greatest Westerns, but one of the greatest films … Continue reading The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: The final collaboration between Clint Eastwood and Sergio Leone resulted in one of the greatest and most entertaining Westerns of all time

Cry Macho: Clint Eastwood’s first Western since ‘Unforgiven’ is funny, poignant and earnest, but ultimately a minor entry in the icon’s illustrious film cannon

Cry Macho (2021) is legendary actor\director Clint Eastwood's first Western since the Oscar Winning classic Unforgiven(1992). Apart from playing the lead role, the 91-year old Clint produced and directed this film from a script that has been kicking around Hollywood for almost 50 years. This macho thing is overrated. Just people trying to show that … Continue reading Cry Macho: Clint Eastwood’s first Western since ‘Unforgiven’ is funny, poignant and earnest, but ultimately a minor entry in the icon’s illustrious film cannon

Firefox: Clint Eastwood attempted something different as an actor and director with this ‘James Bond’ meets ‘Star Wars’ hybrid of Sci-fi & Cold-war espionage thriller

Firefox (1982) is a cold-war techno thriller directed by Clint Eastwood, who also stars in the film. The film is adapted from a novel by Craig Thomas, and it's one of the costliest films Eastwood has ever attempted in his career. Long before it was an open-source browser developed by the Mozilla Corporation, "Firefox" was … Continue reading Firefox: Clint Eastwood attempted something different as an actor and director with this ‘James Bond’ meets ‘Star Wars’ hybrid of Sci-fi & Cold-war espionage thriller

Hang ‘Em High: Clint Eastwood combines his ‘Rawhide’ persona with the brutal violence of Sergio Leone’s ‘Dollars’ trilogy for his first Hollywood feature Western

Hang 'Em High(1968), directed by Ted Post, was Clint Eastwood's first American Western. Eastwood, who started out by starring in the American Western Television series, Rawhide, had by then become an international sensation with Sergio Leone's European-made 'Man with no Name' spaghetti Western trilogy. "They made two mistakes – they hanged the wrong man and … Continue reading Hang ‘Em High: Clint Eastwood combines his ‘Rawhide’ persona with the brutal violence of Sergio Leone’s ‘Dollars’ trilogy for his first Hollywood feature Western

Two Mules for Sister Sara: Clint Eastwood co-stars with Shirley MacLaine in Don Siegel’s amusing blend of Spaghetti Western and romantic-comedy

Two Mules of sister Sara(1970) is a quirky Western directed by Don Siegel, and starring Shirley MacLaine and Clint Eastwood in lead roles. The film mixes the aesthetics of a Sergio Leone Western with the romantic-comedy elements from John Huston's African-Adventure, The African Queen, to arrive at a highly enjoyable romantic-comic Western adventure. The quirky … Continue reading Two Mules for Sister Sara: Clint Eastwood co-stars with Shirley MacLaine in Don Siegel’s amusing blend of Spaghetti Western and romantic-comedy

Escape from Alcatraz: The final collaboration between Clint Eastwood and Don Siegel resulted in a subdued and suspenseful prison-break thriller

Escape from Alcatraz(1979) brought together Clint Eastwood and director, Don Siegel for the fifth and final time. In this low-key, slow-burn, prison-break thriller, Clint plays Frank Lee Morris, a real-life convict who escaped from the Alcatraz prison in 1962. "If you disobey the rules of society, they send you to prison. If you disobey the … Continue reading Escape from Alcatraz: The final collaboration between Clint Eastwood and Don Siegel resulted in a subdued and suspenseful prison-break thriller

The Outlaw Josey Wales: Clint Eastwood created his definitive Western masterpiece with this post-civil war saga that seamlessly combines the traditional and revisionist elements of the genre

Clint Eastwood directs and stars in The Outlaw Josey Wales(1976), an epic Western saga set in the aftermath of the American civil war. The film finds Clint as his very best as an actor and director, as he fashions a sweeping narrative that encompasses a wide range of emotions and landscapes. It details an epic … Continue reading The Outlaw Josey Wales: Clint Eastwood created his definitive Western masterpiece with this post-civil war saga that seamlessly combines the traditional and revisionist elements of the genre

Magnum Force: Clint Eastwood’s ‘Dirty Harry’ battles ultra-vigilantes in this expansive, episodic and very entertaining sequel

Magnum Force(1973), directed by Ted Post, is the very successful sequel to the iconic 1971 crime thriller, Dirty Harry. Clint Eastwood returns as the renegade-cop, Harry Callahan, in its relatively subdued version; the filmmakers have created a quartet of ultra-vigilante super-cops as the antagonists to tone down the criticism that Harry faced in the original … Continue reading Magnum Force: Clint Eastwood’s ‘Dirty Harry’ battles ultra-vigilantes in this expansive, episodic and very entertaining sequel

Kelly’s Heroes: Clint Eastwood reteams with his ‘Where Eagles Dare’ director to put an irreverent, satirical spin to the ‘Men on a mission’ WWII adventure

Kelly's Heroes(1971), directed by Brian G. Hutton, and starring Clint Eastwood, Donald Sutherland, Don Rickles and Telly Savalas is a satirical take on wartime heroism, with Eastwood leading a band of soldiers on a private mission behind enemy lines to steal Nazi gold. In 1968, Clint Eastwood teamed up with director Brian G. Hutton to … Continue reading Kelly’s Heroes: Clint Eastwood reteams with his ‘Where Eagles Dare’ director to put an irreverent, satirical spin to the ‘Men on a mission’ WWII adventure

Dirty Harry: Clint Eastwood created one of the most seminal and iconic characters in American film history

Dirty Harry(1971), directed by Don Siegel and starring Clint Eastwood as SFPD Inspector Harry Callahan, is a terrific police-procedural\crime thriller, with Clint Eastwood updating his revisionist Western hero persona for the modern times to create one of the most iconic characters in films. It's a hot, sunny afternoon in San Francisco. SFPD Inspector, Harry Callahan, … Continue reading Dirty Harry: Clint Eastwood created one of the most seminal and iconic characters in American film history

For a Few Dollars More: Sergio Leone’s second Western with Clint Eastwood is bigger and better than the first one, and gave Lee Van Cleef his breakout role

For a Few Dollars More(1965) is the second film in the so called "Dollars" trilogy of Euro-Westerns directed by Sergio Leone and starring Clint Eastwood as "The Man with no Name". This is a bigger, better and more successful film than their first film, A Fistful of Dollars, and it provided veteran character actor, Lee … Continue reading For a Few Dollars More: Sergio Leone’s second Western with Clint Eastwood is bigger and better than the first one, and gave Lee Van Cleef his breakout role

Pale Rider: Clint Eastwood saddles up one more time as the archetypal mysterious stranger in this mystical Western

Pale Rider(1985), directed by and starring Clint Eastwood, is a mystic Western where Eastwood reprises his iconic role as the mysterious loner, perhaps, for the last time. "Who are you? Who are you... really?" A most absurd question to be posing at the archetypal "mysterious stranger" of the "Western," who rides in from infinity and … Continue reading Pale Rider: Clint Eastwood saddles up one more time as the archetypal mysterious stranger in this mystical Western

The Eiger Sanction: Clint Eastwood attempts a James Bond style spy thriller with mixed results

The Eiger Sanction (1975), Directed by and starring Clint Eastwood, is an action-adventure thriller inspired from James Bond films. Adapted from the novel of the same name by Rodney Whitaker AKA Trevanian, the film has Eastwood playing a government assassin, who has to ascent the Eiger Mountains to kill the spy responsible for the death … Continue reading The Eiger Sanction: Clint Eastwood attempts a James Bond style spy thriller with mixed results

A Fistful of Dollars: The Birth of an Icon

Clinton Eastwood Jr  was born on 31 May 1930, but Clint Eastwood, the cinema icon was born in 1964 with the release of A Fistful of Dollars. Sergio Leone's  seminal western launched Clint Eastwood to stardom and created a new film (sub)genre of the spaghetti western.  Clinton Eastwood Jr  was born on 31 May 1930, … Continue reading A Fistful of Dollars: The Birth of an Icon

The Beguiled: This overheated, Gothic melodrama is the strangest and the most ambitious Clint Eastwood film ever

Based on Thomas Cullinan’s 1966 novel, originally published as ‘A Painted Devil’,and directed by Don Siegel, The Beguiled(1971), is Clint Eastwood's strangest, boldest and most surprising film as an actor Take warning by me, don’t go for a soldier, don’t join no army For the dove she will leave you, the raven will come And … Continue reading The Beguiled: This overheated, Gothic melodrama is the strangest and the most ambitious Clint Eastwood film ever

Joe Kidd: John Sturges and Elmore Leonard crafted a lean, mean Western for Clint Eastwood

Joe Kidd(1972), starring Clint Eastwood in the title role was a Western directed by John Sturges and written by Elmore Leonard. It featured Robert Duvall and John Saxon in supporting roles Elmore Leonard , the revered American novelist and short story writer, is today known more for his crime fiction and suspense thrillers laced with … Continue reading Joe Kidd: John Sturges and Elmore Leonard crafted a lean, mean Western for Clint Eastwood

High Plains Drifter: Clint Eastwood reinvents his iconic ‘Man with no Name’ as a quasi-supernatural avenger in this eerie western

High Plains Drifter(1973) is the first Western that Clint Eastwood directed. It's a little different from the rest of the westerns he made, as an actor or as a director, as it plays out more as a supernatural thriller. "That isn't what the West was all about. That isn't the American people who settled this … Continue reading High Plains Drifter: Clint Eastwood reinvents his iconic ‘Man with no Name’ as a quasi-supernatural avenger in this eerie western

The Bridges of Madison County: Clint Eastwood and Meryl Streep creates an unforgettable portrait of Romance and Renunciation

On the eve of Legendary superstar Clint Eastwood's 90th birthday, A look back at one of my favorite films\performances of his, the 1995 film The Bridges of Madison County that paired him with another screen Legend, Meryl Streep. Clint Eastwood and Meryl Streep; two of the most durable, popular and honored Star\actors in movie history. … Continue reading The Bridges of Madison County: Clint Eastwood and Meryl Streep creates an unforgettable portrait of Romance and Renunciation