Browsing the archives for the Clint Eastwood tag

Sudden Impact (1983)

Country: United States Director: Clint Eastwood Starring: Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Pat Hingle, Bradford Dillman, Albert Popwell Music: Lalo Schifrin I am sure that I do not have to introduce the character of Dirty Harry Callahan. Sudden Impact was the fourth film in the Dirty Harry series, preceded by Dirty Harry, Magnum Force, and The […]

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Dirty Harry (1971)

Director: Don Siegel Starring: Clint Eastwood, Andrew Robinson, Reni Santoni, Harry Guardino, John Larch, John Mitchum, John Vernon Music: Lalo Schifrin I don’t have to introduce police inspector Harry Callahan to many people. I am sure most people reading this review have seen one film in the series (or at least know the character I […]

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Gone to Texas

Author: Forrest Carter Publisher: Whipporwill Publishing Original Title: The Rebel Outlaw: Josey Wales Release Year: 1973 Pictured: Futura paperback 1976 I hardly ever read western novels, which is really strange because I love western movies, particularly those of Clint Eastwood. I could talk about the Dollars trilogy all day — and have done so, much […]

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The Dead Man: Face of Evil

Authors: Lee Goldberg, William Rabkin Publisher: Adventures in Television Published: February 2011 Book No: 1 This novella is not a spy story, but the story has its roots in the ‘Men of Action’ stories that were popular in the ’70s and ’80s – and many of them were spy stories. But first, I want to […]

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Kelly’s Heroes (1970)

Director: Brian G. Hutton Starring: Clint Eastwood, Telly Savalas, Donald Sutherland, Don Rickles, Carroll O’Connor, Gavin MacLeod, Stuart Margolin, Jeff Morris, Harry Dean Stanton, Gene Collins, Perry Lopez, Hal Buckley, Karl-Otto Alberty Music: Lalo Schifrin After Where Eagles Dare, Clint Eastwood had starred in two flop movies. First there was Paint Your Wagon, which was […]

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Literary Origins & Extra Reading: 2

It will come as no surprise that quite a few of cinema’s most popular spies also have healthy literary lives. Even some of the less popular cinematic heroes have quite a devoted following in book form. Here is a listing of further adventures of some of these characters. After all, we’ve all heard the saying […]

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The Eiger Sanction (1975)

Country: United States Director: Clint Eastwood Starring: Clint Eastwood, George Kennedy, Vonetta McGee, Jack Cassidy, Thayer David, Brenda Venus, Jean-Pierre Bernard, Reiner Schoene, Michael Grimm, Gregory Walcott, Frank Redmond Music: John Williams Based on the Novel by Trevanian SANCTION: A violation of the law, to enforce the law. Apologies to long time readers, who have […]

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Where Eagles Dare (1968)

Director: Brian G. HuttonStarring: Richard Burton, Clint Eastwood, Mary Ure, Ingrid Pitt, Derren Nesbitt, Patrick Wymark, Michael Hordern, Anton Differing, Robert Beatty, Donald Houston, Peter Barkworth, William Squire, Neil McCarthy, Brook WilliamsMusic: Ron GoodwinBased on the novel by Alistair MacLean It is often a fine line between some war films and some spy films, but […]

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Firefox (1982)

Country: United StatesDirector: Clint EastwoodStarring: Clint Eastwood, Freddie Jones, David Huffman, Ronald Lacey, Nigel HawthorneMusic: Maurice JarreBased upon the novel by Craig Thomas In 1982 Clint Eastwood had to re-invent himself again. Although he had massive success with Every Which Way But Loose (1977) and Any Which Way You Can (1981) and increased his fan […]

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