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Film Review - Trouble with the Curve


It’s rare to see an actor act their age these days, yet Clint Eastwood always seems determined to play above his years, recently drawn to cranky, senile characters, last seen on screen in 2008’s ode to senior might and lawn protection, “Gran Torino.” “Trouble with the Curve” introduces an even creakier side to Eastwood, playing an aging man facing the end of his career and his sight, while dealing with the normal irritations and blockages of old age. It’s not a comfortable watch, yet Eastwood has that irascible charm that keeps a sense of humor swirling around dark developments. The movie is lucky to have him and co-star Amy Adams, who both bring a fresh sense of life to an otherwise hokey, stale screenplay. To bring baseball terms into the review, the pair consistently hit home runs while the feature itself only manages the occasional ground rule double. Read the rest at


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