Excerpt: Clint Eastwood has been a household name for over 50 years thanks to his impressive Hollywood résumé that includes work in TV as Rowdy Yates onRawhideand as a movie star playing such iconic characters as Dirty Harry, Josey Wales, and Philo Beddoe, but it’s his work as a director that has had the...
Summary: High Plains Drifter may wear its influences plainly on its sleeve but that doesn't take away from the fact that it is a very well made and ridiculously dramatic western with loads of style and atmosphere.
Conclusion: Ordering Lago painted red to greet the villains, "High Plains Drifter" morphs into a vision of Hell, with a corker of a finale that carries the movie's mysterious origin to the final frame.
Conclusion: While the uneven audio and lack of extras keep me from highly recommending it and lead to a middling score, I still recommend the disc based on the strength of the film and the Blu-ray's video.
Excerpt: By the time High Plains Drifter arrived in theaters in 1973, Clint Eastwood was more than an established actor, but also no stranger to westerns. He had done a fair share of them, many followed the familiar trend of “The man with no name”.