Clint Eastwood’s new movie is getting phenomenal reviews. Read the first graph of Roger Ebert’s review:
Clint Eastwood’s “Million Dollar Baby” is a masterpiece, pure and simple, deep and true. It tells the story of an aging fight trainer and a hillbilly girl who thinks she can be a boxer. It is narrated by a former boxer who is the trainer’s best friend. But it’s not a boxing movie. It is a movie about a boxer. What else it is, all it is, how deep it goes, what emotional power it contains, I cannot suggest in this review, because I will not spoil the experience of following this story into the deepest secrets of life and death. This is the best film of the year.
Eastwood will go down as one of the greatest filmmakers of our generation. His “Unforgiven” is one of those films that gets better with every viewing.