The film finally ends up souring its perspective on responsibility with a hardened take on the limits of the American dream.
A Fistful of Dollars uses American myths as fodder for a visionary director’s formalist carnival.
The 1967 omnibus film The Witches still manages to cast a spell at times, owing to the contributions of its talented cast and crew.
The evocative, perhaps purposeful awkwardness of The 15:17 to Paris alternates with ordinary awfulness.
Clint Eastwood’s Unforgiven brought the revisionist revenge film into the 1990s and, by extension, the 21st century.
Sully presses the case that the complexity of the human condition distracts us from the pure dignity of a noble act.
Eastwood’s visceral, divisive war film receives a top-shelf A/V presentation, but skip the dull puff pieces masquerading as supplements.
It grips the audience with its sense of hypnotic silence, which carries suggestions of what might be termed politically apolitical pragmatism.