AP Film Studies: The Good, the Bad and the Corny

Clint Eastwood is cinema’s softest badass.

Movie Reviews & Stories
Next month, Clint Eastwood—he who helmed such hard-hitting meditations on masculinity as Unforgiven and Mystic River and became the grizzled face of Hollywood manliness—hits theaters again. With��   More
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 AP KRYZA

Watch the Wieden and Kennedy Commercials That Made AdWeek's 10 Best


Feel that nip in the air? That's the chilling realization that the nation's cultural critics have begun releasing their 2012 top 10 lists. Don't they even have decency to wait until December?The list released by AdWeek today won't comfort anybody who thinks Christmas has gotten too commercial—it is, after all, a list of commercials. But we're bringing it to your attention because Portland ad agency ...   More
Monday, November 26, 2012 AARON MESH

Trouble With the Curve

Get off Clint Eastwood’s field of dreams, you damn dirty vegans!

Movie Reviews & Stories
 If you wanted to know whether Clint Eastwood yells at chairs in his new movie, the answer is a resounding yes. He yells at chairs, bleachers, doors, garages and Amy Adams. He...    More
Wednesday, September 19, 2012 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

See That Wieden+Kennedy Super Bowl Ad With Clint Eastwood? It Was Directed by David Gordon Green

Plus it was written by Lents poet Matthew Dickman


Movies & Television
Another Super Bowl, another PR coup for Wieden+Kennedy. By overwhelming consensus, the ad agency's "Halftime in America" ad for Chrysler—which we've confirmed was produced by the Portland office—was the best commercial during the game. It's probably the most Wieden+Kennedy thing Wieden+Kennedy has ever done, and the most moving thing Clint Eastwood has appeared in since he growled that song he ...   More
Monday, February 6, 2012 by Aaron Mesh

J. Edgar

The love song of J. Edgar Hoover.

Movie Reviews & Stories
It is high time for another movie about the Lindbergh toddler, and who better to helm it than the man who directed Million Dollar Baby? Actually, Clint Eastwood’s best qualification for re-creating    More
Wednesday, November 9, 2011 AARON MESH


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