Excerpt: Since 2003’s Mystic River , Clint Eastwood’s career has been nothing short of stunning. That’s not necessarily because his films are masterpieces, but because he continually one-ups himself in terms of quality.
Excerpt: Whenever a film is supposed to be set in a time period other than the present-day of when it was made, you get little jibs and jabs about when the film is taking place. Of course you have the infamous ‘ Ronald Reagan ? The Actor?
Conclusion: 'Changeling' may not be among Clint Eastwood's best movies, but is nonetheless a solid period drama with strong performances and an interesting story. The Blu-ray looks and sounds great, though the supplements are a bit thin. The disc is certainly worth a look.
Excerpt: Los Angeles, 1928: On a Saturday morning in a working class suburb, Christine said goodbye to her son Walter, and left for work. When she came home, she discovered he had vanished. A fruitless search ensues, and months later, a boy claiming to be the nine year old is returned.
Conclusion: Changeling represents another challenging and complex entry into Clint Eastwood's impressive run of exceptional filmmaking. Mr. Eastwood's effortless consistency at continually delivering groundbreaking and original films serves as proof that he should be considered amongst the greatest directors in...
Excerpt: Changeling is based upon a true story concerning the disappearance of young boy in 1920s Los Angeles. Desperate for some positive PR in a time of public mistrust, the LAPD duly reunite the boy with his single-parent mother (Angelina Jolie).
Excerpt: Changeling is a beautiful movie; one long, cool drink of water. The first half is filled with lighter, brighter colors that serve to accentuate the delicate glory that is the one and only Angelina Jolie.
Excerpt: Set in a 1928 Los Angeles defined more by shadowy interiors than sunshine, with only a few changes the Clint Eastwood-directed Changeling could work as a horror movie. Angelina Jolie plays a single mother who, returning late from a shift as a switchboard supervisor, finds her nine-year-old son...