Clint Eastwood stars in the iconic spaghetti western by Sergio Leone

‘A Fistful of Dollars’ on Amazon Prime and Hulu

There are two kinds of people, my friend. Those who love Sergio Leone’s sunbaked, savage spaghetti westerns and those who resist the machismo, the mercenary morality, and the gallows humor of his defining (and redefining) genre blasts. When A Fistful of Dollars (1967) rode into American theaters, caked in dust and sweat and stubble, critics […]

Clint Eastwood and Hilary Swank in 'Million Dollar Baby'

‘Million Dollar Baby’ on Netflix

Always one of America’s most undervalued directors, Clint Eastwood is proving himself the American cinema’s national treasure in the third act of his impressive career. Million Dollar Baby (2004), an understated, unpretentious, powerfully told drama, adapted from F.X. Toole stories by Paul Haggis, earned Eastwood his second round of Oscars for Best Director and Best Picture […]

Clint Eastwood’s Oscar-winning ‘Unforgiven’ on HBO Now

“I don’t deserve this, to die like this. I was building a house.” “Deserve’s got nothing to do with it.” Clint Eastwood’s 1992 western Unforgiven earned the director his first Oscars, for Best Picture and Best Director. In a way, it finally made official what critics and fans had slowly come to realize over the last […]