Excerpt: This is the third film Eastwood has directed, and while it’s nowhere near the quality of the films mentioned above, it does have its moments. Eastwood stars as The Stranger who mysteriously appears out of the desert and moseys into the Old West town of Lago, where he promptly heads to the saloon for...
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”.