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Warner Bros. Releases Clint Eastwood: 35 Films 35 Years at Warner Bros. Box Set

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On February 16, in celebration of Clint Eastwood's amazing 35-year partnership with the studio, Warner Bros Pictures released the much awaited box set collection, Clint Eastwood: 35 Films 35 Years at Warner Bros. It contains the entire DVD catalog of movies Eastwood made (1968-2008), both as actor and as director, during his 35 years with the motion picture company.

The set of 19 DVDs is packaged like a photo album and comes in a gift box ready for display. It features all 34 of the films Clint Eastwood made during his tenure at Warner Bros.

clint_eastwood_35_films_yearsThis gift set includes some extras that will give die-hard Eastwood fans a rare and exciting glimpse into the life of the Hollywood icon and an opportunity to witness the dichotomy behind the real man and his on-screen alter ego. Best known for his portrayal of intense, rebellious, and unapologetically smart-ass characters, it's refreshing to hear his thoughtful wisdom. In a scene from the included documentary The Eastwood Factor, Clint Eastwood relaxes in his home, a departure from his normally stringent privacy protocol, and discusses his failed attempts at re-writing Unforgiven with humor and unexpected humility. In yet another clip, he discusses making the difficult noir film Mystic River (2003).

Also included is a booklet of Eastwood memoirs, an overview of his career and his entire filmograghy, with photos and written commentary on the films he has made at Warner Bros. This booklet is a condensed version of the larger book Clint: A Retrospective by Richard Schickel. The introduction was written by Eastwood himself. In it, he shares his influences, goals, and his personal philosophies on filmmaking: "I certainly don't believe in ratcheting up everybody's anxiety when the goal is simply to make the best movie possible." The booklet also contains interesting discussions about individual characters, plots, and filmmaking from Clint Eastwood and the people who have worked with the legendary actor/director.

The 35th film in the collection is the documentary The Eastwood Factor by longtime friend, critic, and author, Richard Schickel. The Eastwood Factor takes a personal look at Eastwood's life and career. Eastwood speaks candidly about his life in the film industry, from his first movie with Warner Bros. (Where Eagles Dare, 1968) to his permanent move to Warner's in 1971 with Dirty Harry and mentions of his directorial debut, Play Misty For Me (1971, Universal Studios). It also includes Eastwood's personal insight into Oscar winners Unforgiven (1992) and Million Dollar Baby (2004). The documentary also includes rare photos, letters, film footage, and conversations with people who have worked with him over the years.

The films included in this set:

1. Where Eagles Dare, 1968
2. Kelly's Heroes, 1970
3. Dirty Harry, 1971
4. Magnum Force, 1973
5. The Enforcer, 1975
6. The Outlaw Josey Wales, 1976
7. The Gauntlet, 1977
8. Every Which Way but Loose, 1978
9. Bronco Billy, 1980
10. Any Which Way You Can, 1980
11. Honkytonk Man, 1982
12. Firefox, 1982
13. Sudden Impact, 1983
14. City Heat, 1984
15. Tightrope, 1984
16. Pale Rider, 1985
17. Heartbreak Ridge, 1986
18. Bird, 1988
19. The Dead Pool, 1988
20. Pink Cadillac, 1989
21. White Hunter, Black Heart, 1990
22. The Rookie, 1990
23. Unforgiven, 1992
24. A Perfect World, 1993
25. The Bridges of Madison County, 1995
26. Absolute Power, 1997
27. Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, 1997
28. True Crime, 1999
29. Space Cowboys, 2000
30. Blood Work, 2002
31. Mystic River, 2003
32. Million Dollar Baby, 2004
33. Letters from Iwo Jima, 2006
34. Gran Torino, 2008
35. The Eastwood Factor, 2009

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  • aneita figgs

    I am looking forward to buying this grouping of all of his movies and hearing all about him. Can you tell me where it will be on sale and how soon will it be on the market. thank you aneita figgs

  • aneita figgs

    I would like a response about where I may be able to buy the grouping of his movies and information about him. thank you aneita figgs

  • http://www.EurocriticsMagazine.com Christopher Rose

    If you click on the Clint image immediately above or below this review, you will be able to buy it…