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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.


Gretta Garbo

Reason for leaving cinema
Retirement, most likely spurned on by having to do silly films.

Final Film: The Two Faced Women
The last of two failed attempts to recast the legendary silent and early talkie actress as an all American girl in a light comedy. Not exactly her strength. Garbo would later claim that she quit film-making after WWII because the world had changed too dramatically.