CinemaDave (cinemadave) wrote,
CinemaDave
cinemadave

"Trouble with the Curve" is a sweet one for the Man who talks to Chairs

"Gran Torino" was presented as Clint Eastwood's swan song as an actor.
After staying behind the scenes directing "J. Edgar," "Hereafter," and "Invictus,"
Eastwood must have felt the call of Thespis for "Trouble with the Curve."

There are shades of the actor's iconic past in this role, but "Trouble with the Curve" is Eastwood's sweetest movie in thirty two years, since "Bronco Billy." As Gus, Eastwood portrays a veteran baseball scout who is suffering from either macular degeneration or glaucoma. He is too stubborn to get his eyes tested. Since he is unable to use a computer, Gus fears future umemployment.
Subscribe

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 0 comments