SANTA BARBARA: Clint Eastwood hailed as a Modern Master

Posted by · 12:44 am · January 30th, 2009

So Clint Eastwood arrived in town tonight without all the pizazz you might have expected, as I reported from this evening’s Arlington Theatre event.  But inside the place was bananas.  Every single seat in the theater was filled, many of the locals vocalizing their shock on the way down the aisles.  “I’ve never seen it […]

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Clint Eastwood: the unlikely Oscar favorite

Posted by · 4:19 am · July 12th, 2008

Had anyone said to me in the 1970s that Clint Eastwood would in time become one of the finest and most important American directors in modern cinema, I would have laughed — quite loudly — in their collective faces. The star of “Dirty Harry” and “Every Which But Loose?”  The guy who shares the screen with apes?  […]

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