Clint Eastwood goes the distance as a...

Clint Eastwood goes the distance as actor/director

There are 5 comments on the Newsday story from Dec 28, 2008, titled Clint Eastwood goes the distance as actor/director. In it, Newsday reports that:

Clint Eastwood is 78 years old and has two movies out this year. He directed " Changeling ," a period drama starring Angelina Jolie about a mother looking for her lost child who bumps up against an utterly ...

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Sensible One

White Plains, NY

#1 Dec 28, 2008
That's 62 he was a director for Unforgiven, not 52. Gran Torino looks great to us Clint fans from the old days. My favorite is Kelly's Heroes. He hated making it but some of us just can't help it. That film rocks from the get-go. See it and enjoy the ensemble cast.

United States

#2 Dec 29, 2008
Oh Please! Illegal Immigrants good. Gringos Bad! Pathetic Gay Hollywood brain washing. This time Clint Eastwood sold his soul to the devil just so he could be liked by the Hollywood elite. I stopped going to Movies in the 1980's and an proud of it. Sc**w Hollywood and all their cocaine soaked writers, directors, producers and actors.
Pat from babylon

Washington, DC

#3 Dec 29, 2008
I love Clint Eastwood. I usually catch anything he's involved with.

United States

#4 Dec 29, 2008
Do you feel lucky?

Las Vegas, NV

#5 Dec 29, 2008
Mr Beale had done a great job here but I want to add a name he either overlook or had forgotten about.

Warren Beatty.

Wow! What talent.

Starting off with an academy award role in SPLENDOR IN THE GRASS directed by Elia Kazan, no less, to MICKY ONE, to

Then produced and wrote the devilishly charming SHAMPOO
And finally, the epic REDS which he also directed and won
an academy award for it.

My wish list for 2009 is that Mr Beatty would look into filming
HUMORESQUE, starring Matt Damon and Beatty's own wife
as Mrs Wright with of course Mr Beatty playing the weak husband. Utilizing the enormous talent of violinist Joshua Bell.
What a movie that would make, sweeping all awards in 2010.

Anyway, that's my dream.

I'm sure that there are other great performers Mr Beale couldn't cover in his column but Mr Beatty should not be overlooked.

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