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Gran Torino And The Death Of The American Hero
David Moats , February 20th, 2009 14:28

Gran Torino, Clint's last acting role, sees an old-school Eastwood hero faced with the complex and sensitive issue of inner city gangs. Dave Moats wonders if he's he up to the task. Plus a gallery of cinematic swan songs.


Brandon Lee

Reason for leaving cinema:
Fatal accident involving not-so-blank cartridges

Final Film: The Crow
Always living in the shadow of his famous father, this was the role where he finally came in to his own as an actor. With this supremely charismatic performance he captured the imagination of a generation of goths and disaffected teenagers. His death would be famously blamed on the Lee family curse.