Tag: Clint Eastwood

Stax '68

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Stax ’68 — A Memphis Story

1968 was a momentous year for the nation, the city of Memphis, and Stax Records...

Film, No Concessions

No Concessions: Biopics Begin

Sully and Snowden fail at life. Plus, news from the NY Film Festival....

Film, No Concessions

No Concessions: “American Sniper”

Six shots at Oscar gold....

Box Office Flashback, Film

Box Office Flashback: December 22, 1983

Would nicknaming a cop "Dirty" be considered a term of endearment?...

Film, Film Reviews

Film Review: “Jersey Boys”

Clint Eastwood makes Frankie Valli's day....

Television, Theatre, TV Reviews

TV Review: The Tonys Rock (and Not Just Because of Neil Patrick Harris)

Thanks to my budding thespian daughter, I wound up watching the entire Tony Awards last night. Given that I can’t recall the last time I...

Film, Popdose Lists

Popdose Prime: 10 Movies That Had Better Titles in Preproduction (Like “The To Do List”)

A lot can happen from the time a script is turned in to a studio to the time the film actually goes into production. Actors are cast and...

DVD Reviews, Film

DVD Review: “Clint Eastwood 40-Film Collection”

The Clint Eastwood 40-Film Collection would seem to have just about anything a fan of Clint would need. ...

Film, Popular Culture, You're Dead to Us

You’re Dead to Us: Cop Movies

The other day on the Popdose email thread, as one is wont to do, we started spouting off old cop movie cliches for some reason—”I...

Film, Popdose Lists

Popdose Prime: 10 Movies That Are Fifth-quels (to Prepare You for “Scary Movie 5”)

Most movie series don’t make it to five films. Either the filmmakers run out of ideas, or the studio reboots the characters. The latest...

Popdose Flashback, Television

Popdose Flashback 1983: M*A*S*H, “Goodbye, Farewell and Amen”

Recalling the phenomenon of the last episode of M*A*S*H...

Blu-ray Reviews, Film

Blu-ray Review: “Unforgiven: 20th Anniversary Special Edition”

To this day, "Unforgiven" remains a powerful statement about the nature of violence and its effect on a man’s soul....

Film, News

Watch Leo DiCaprio in the First Trailer for Clint Eastwood’s “J. Edgar”

Dw. Dunphy: So, did Leo go the Robert DeNiro route or the Eddie Murphy route (Twinkies v prosthetics)? Kelly Stitzel: I’m not much of...


Blu-ray Reviews, Film

Blu-ray Review: “The Outlaw Josey Wales”

The Outlaw Josey Wales (Warner Bros., 1976) Clint Eastwood and the Old West go together like Adam Sandler and dick jokes, so if you...



Oscargnosticator: 2011’s Special Effects

Popdose picks the Oscar winners with Oscargnosticator!...

Box Office Flashback, Film

Box Office Flashback: December 10, 1984

Axel Foley, the Terminator, Supergirl, Mozart, and God all make appearances in this week's Box Office Flashback to December 10, 1984....


Film, No Concessions

No Concessions: Richard Schickel on “The Eastwood Factor”

I have a Clint Eastwood problem. But a new mega-set of his movies, Clint Eastwood: 35 Films 35 Years at Warner Bros., obliges me to take...


Farkakte Film Flashback, Film

Farkakte Film Flashback: Hazy Shade of Winter Edition

Deep in the scrotum-shriveling dead of winter, Pete Chianca resurfaces with a list of some chilly cinematic suggestions....


Blu-ray Reviews, Film

Blu-ray Review: “Gran Torino”

Gran Torino (2009, Warner Bros.) purchase from Amazon: DVD | Blu-ray I enjoy a nice Unforgiven viewing as much as the next guy, but...


The Bigger Picture

The Bigger Picture: The Big Three, Part Two

Last week I began a three-part series about the three biggest movie taboos, at least in American cinema — the things we seem to often...


DVD Reviews

DVD Review: “My Name Is Bruce”

I have to admit, I’ve always been more a fan of B-movie living legend Bruce Campbell‘s personality than I have any of his...


No Concessions

No Concessions: Every Which Way With Clint

Clint Eastwood is having the last sneer on the Oscars. As three of the five best picture nominees struggle for a box office bounce (and...


Film Reviews

Film Review: “Gran Torino”

Gran Torino finally opened to wide release this weekend, and rapidly earned the number one spot at the box office. It deserves every single...