Tag Archive: Clint Eastwood

Slow West Review

There’s a rare moment of quiet in Slow West where affable European stranger Werner, in conversation with our meek protagonist Jay (Kodi-Smit McPhee), ponders how Native American culture will be mythologised and idolised… Continue reading

A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night Review

Imagine the scene; we’re in LA, there’s a 1950s greaser, a vampire, some electro pop playing and everyone’s speaking in Iranian. Oh, and it’s black and white. The aforementioned might be particularly tricky… Continue reading

The Water Diviner Review

Sitting down to watch Russell Crowe’s directorial debut, The Water Diviner, I conjured up this rather tenuous analogy in my jumbled thoughts. Film directors are a bit like football managers. Think about it,… Continue reading

American Sniper Review

French director Francois Truffaut once quipped “There’s no such thing as an anti-war movie”, and after seeing American Sniper you’d be inclined to agree. Clint Eastwood’s latest film is an absurd contradiction as… Continue reading

The Salvation Review (London Film Festival 2014)

It’s probably fair to say that Westerns have had their day. The glory days of John Ford, Sam Peckinpah, Sergio Leone and Clint Eastwood have long since passed like tumbleweed through a desolate… Continue reading

Classic Review: Play Misty For Me (1971)

            Clint Eastwood succeeds in his directorial debut by creating a simple, yet enjoyable stalker thriller that is way ahead of its time back in 1971.             Eastwood himself takes lead as late… Continue reading