• HDD Study Hall: Clint Eastwood

    Posted Thu Nov 10, 2011 at 12:45 PM PST by

    With Eastwood seemingly always in the running for Academy Awards, I figured he would be a worthy topic for Study Hall, only this time we'll review his past in a different format. Instead of looking at a few of Eastwood's classic titles, we're going to take a look at the many filmmaking roles he's successfully filled over his 56-year career.

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  • Is Clint Eastwood Overrated as a Director?

    Posted Tue Mar 15, 2011 at 11:50 AM PDT by

    When 'Hereafter' hit theaters, I remember reading a post on Jim Emerson's Scanners blog (Emerson manages Roger Ebert's website), where he asked if one could truly pick a Clint Eastwood film out of a lineup. He acknowledged that he had no idea if Eastwood really had a significant visual or emotional style to his movies like say, Aronofsky or Lynch have. He went on to claim that certain filmmakers he knows consider Eastwood an amazing project manager, rather than an accomplished director. This got me to wondering, is Clint Eastwood overrated as a director?

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  • Scorsese Wants You! (To Help Him Save Films) & Studios Finally Embrace Classic Blu-ray Titles

    Posted Thu Nov 11, 2010 at 12:05 PM PST by

    Just when I succumbed to the depressing notion of no Uncle Marty at last week's Blu-Con 2010, the Digital Entertainment Group (DEG) fired up a special announcement from filmmakers Martin Scorsese and Clint Eastwood.

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