1990s, 3/4, Clint Eastwood, Review, Thriller

Absolute Power

#15 in my ranking of Clint Eastwood's films. This is a real change of direction for Eastwood. The Bridges of Madison County following the elegiac A Perfect World felt like a natural progression, but moving from The Bridges of Madison County to a violent, Hitchcockian thriller about corruption at the highest levels of governmental power… Continue reading Absolute Power

1.5/4, 1970s, Clint Eastwood, Review, Thriller

The Eiger Sanction

#39 in my ranking of Clint Eastwood's films. This feels like another effort to create an American James Bond, this time from director and star Clint Eastwood, and I think he fumbles it. Eastwood's cool directing style seems ill-fitted for an international espionage thriller, especially when he prefers to keep a languid pace throughout the… Continue reading The Eiger Sanction