THE ENFORCER: I Had Them Dead Bang

The Enforcer (1976) – Directed by James Fargo – Starring Clint Eastwood, Harry Guardino, Bradford Dillman, Tyne Daly, DeVeren Bookwalter, John Mitchum, John Crawford, and Albert Popwell. After the first two really good cop movies, THE ENFORCER presents the Dirty Harry franchise with its first stinker. THE ENFORCER is the kind of movie that just…

MAGNUM FORCE: A Good Man Always Knows His Limitations

Magnum Force (1973) – Directed by Ted Post – Starring Clint Eastwood, Hal Holbrook, Mitchell Ryan, David Soul, Felton Perry, Robert Urich, Tim Matheson, Kip Niven, and John Mitchum. MAGNUM FORCE is one of my favorite sequels of all time, and serves as a perfect example of how to make sequels more about story and…

DIRTY HARRY: Don’t Let Your College Degree Get You Killed

Dirty Harry (1971) – Directed by Don Siegel – Starring Clint Eastwood, Andy Robinson, Harry Guardino, Reni Santoni, John Mitchum, and John Vernon. “I know what you’re thinking: “Did he fire six shots, or only five?” Well, to tell you the truth, in all this excitement, I’ve kinda lost track myself. But being this is…