Posts tagged "Clint Eastwood"

Movie Review - J. Edgar

Movie Review - J. Edgar
I know I’m going against the grain again with the following review but beauty (or lack there of) is in the eye of the beholder. Most of the critics have called “J.Edgar” a brilliant biopic of the man who led the FBI for nearly fifty years. Hoover was definitely an interesting and complex character, and... Read more »

To Make Your Day, a Composite Top 11 Films Of (and/or By) Clint Eastwood

OK, so Clint can't sing and this Broadway musical adaptation directed by Joshua Logan is a bit long, but with Lee Marvin and a Lerner & Loewe score, I still enjoy it.
This past Sunday morning, the pre-planned, primary topic of discussion at the Chicago Film Discussion Group‘s Meetup Brunch was Clint Eastwood. For a bunch of cinemaphiles (a.k.a. movie geeks) who have tackled the French New Wave, Martin Scorsese, Alfred Hitchcock and Pre-Code Hollywood at recent brunch discussions, Eastwood might–at first blush–seem like a rather populist,... Read more »
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