Film: Eternal Eastwood takes things slowly in elegiac Western

The 91-year-old’s latest film, Cry Macho, isn’t a patch on the gunslinging classics that made him a legend

Not riding into the sunset anytime soon: Clint Eastwood as Mike Milo in his new film Cry Macho

Cry Macho

Directed by Clint Eastwood

Nationwide, 12A

Rating: ***

Natural Light

Directed by Dénes Nagy

Selected, 15A

Rating: ***

Now aged 91, Clint Eastwood both directs and stars in Cry Macho, an elegiac Western set in the late 1970s. This was the decade when he did some of his best acting for Don Siegel and John Sturges, establishing himself as a master of the revisionist Western with movies such as High Plains Drifter and ...