Clint Eastwood’s glory days as both an actor and director are likely behind him, but he seems comfortable with that. While Cry Macho offers no real narrative surprises, watching him more-or-less play an extension of his own aging persona is fairly enjoyable. The pace and tone may be off-putting to some, but for those who’ve watched Clint evolve from iconic anti-hero to Hollywood’s elder statesman, it’s somewhat reassuring that he can still carry a film…even when being occasionally upstaged by a chicken.
Tag: Clint Eastwood
Dirty Harry (1971) Movie Retro Review By John Walsh
I can’t even put my finger on what or why that is, but I think it’s largely down to Eastwood, the very decent supporting cast and the whole melting pot of 70s goodness coming together to produce magic. There’s something about the combination of that decade and the crime/cop genre that just works.