The Day Ahead: What Would Clint Eastwood Do?
Clint Eastwood has a well-crafted tough-as-nails persona. Even at 80-something years old, he gives the impression that trying to pickpocket him on an empty street corner would be met with a bullet wound to the chest from a concealed .44 Magnum. Heck, as old Clint stood there chatting to an empty chair at the Republican National Convention, I couldn't help but wonder: If that had taken place in an action movie scene, would the chair have been smashed against a person's skull?
Still, if you drill into the Eastwood persona (which I have done via The Enforcer and Unforgiven), more often than not his characters are scripted to assume calculated risks. Blowing away a punk criminal on a pier came after a quick mental calculation on whether to fire, for example....564 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.
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