clint eastwood

Timing Is Everything, Even In Films

When a film fails, it’s amazing how often the distributor or producer says that it couldn’t find its audience because the release suffered from poor timing. Interestingly, this proves not to be the case with Clint Eastwood’s ‘American Sniper’, a smash hit in the US which reaches screens just as Chris Kyle’s murderer goes on […]

Re:View – ‘Hereafter’

It’s an intriguing combination; Clint Eastwood directing a Peter Morgan script about the metaphysics of mortality, in a ‘Babel’-style structure, starring Matt Damon, who always makes interesting choices. It doesn’t quite work, but I always prefer noble failures to surefire hits. The trio of stories feature a psychic (Damon) damaged by the revelations he brings […]