1990s, 2/4, Clint Eastwood, Crime, Drama, Review

True Crime

#29 in my ranking of Clint Eastwood's films. Taking another contemporary literary source and adapting it to uneven results, Clint Eastwood's True Crime does some things quite well but fumbles in some of the more important aspects of the story it's trying to tell. This is the second time I've seen this, and I ended… Continue reading True Crime

1.5/4, 1990s, Clint Eastwood, Drama, Review

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

#40 in my ranking of Clint Eastwood's films. Clint Eastwood takes on yet another popular contemporary novel, and this is the least of the bunch. I have not read the source book written by John Berendt, but from what I've read the appeal of it was the lurid and somewhat fantastical reality that was this… Continue reading Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

1990s, 4/4, Clint Eastwood, Drama, Review

The Bridges of Madison County

#7 in my ranking of Clint Eastwood's films. Based on the popular novel by Robert James Waller and with a script by Richard LaGravenese (supposedly shepherded along by Steven Spielberg when he was considering directing the project), Clint Eastwood's The Bridges of Madison County is a departure from the kinds of movies he'd been making… Continue reading The Bridges of Madison County