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Clint Eastwood

  • American Sniper (2014)

    Cooper is the killingest American Sniper Review by Robert Denerstein: Rivets our attention while giving us plenty to think about

    Review by Matt Anderson: Director Clint Eastwood has crafted a fitting tribute.

  • Trouble With the Curve (2012)

    Eastwood has Trouble with the Curve Review by Robert Denerstein: Low on surprises, but still offers some satisfaction

  • J. Edgar (2011)

    DiCaprio risks J. Edgar Review by Robert Denerstein: Much to admire, but eventually becomes too laborious

  • Hereafter (2010)

    Review by Robert Denerstein: More about the

    Review by Matt Anderson: Hereafter has a good spirit

  • Changeling (2008)

    Jolie gets left with a Changeling Review by Matt Anderson: "Responsibility" is the key word in this chilling drama -- appropriate for an election year

  • Letters from Iwo Jima (2006)

    Watanabe sends Letters from Iwo Jima Review by Marty Mapes: A good movie made even better if you consider it as a companion to Flags of Our Fathers

  • Flags of Our Fathers (2006)

    Six soldiers raise the Flags of our Fathers Review by Marty Mapes: The film has a lot on its mind, but it is always grounded by the three protagonists

  • Million Dollar Baby (2004)

    Review by Marty Mapes: Not glitzy or glamorous, but solidly written, acted, and photographed

  • Mystic River (2003)

    3 friends reuite on the Mystic River Review by Marty Mapes: Mystic River is refreshingly adult; Eastwood doesn't pander to a younger crowd

  • Blood Work (2002)

    Eastwood does a little Blood Work Review by Marty Mapes: Between Connelly's imagination and what Eastwood committed to celluloid, mistakes were made

  • True Crime (1999)

    Review by Marty Mapes

  • Absolute Power (1997)

    Review by Marty Mapes

  • Reconciliation: Mandela's Miracle

    Mandela's Miracle involved 17 years in this cell Review by Marty Mapes: If you liked Invictus -- and who didn't? -- watch Reconciliation as a follow-up