Clint Eastwood’s 50-year career celebration includes HBO Max Docu series and more


Warner Bros. will celebrate five decades of association with Clint eastwood with a “suite of initiatives spanning the full breadth of Eastwood’s remarkable career.” The celebrations include a nine-episode documentary series, HBO Max spotlight page, curated prop and costume exhibit, theatrical re-releases of select Eastwood films, and curated lineup on Turner Classic Movies (TCM).

The studio recently released Eastwood’s latest film as a director, crying macho, which was released simultaneously in theaters and on the HBO Max streaming service, where it will be available for 30 days. Warner Bros. has been Eastwood’s home studio for decades. On November 5, the studio will be released Clint Eastwood – A Cinematic Legacy, a nine-part documentary series exploring 50 years of making Eastwood at Warner Bros. The docu-series will be available digitally and also in select Blu-ray collections.

Here’s a breakdown of the episodes:

Episode 1 – A Director’s Vision

Episode 2 – The Heart of a Hero

Episode 3 – Witness to History

Episode 4 – Reinventing the Western

Episode 5 – An Actor Director

Episode 6 – No Restrictions

Episode 7 – Fighting for Justice

Episode 8 – Courage Under Fire

Episode 9 – Triple Threat


Image via Warner Bros.

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From October 6 to November 29, Eastwood’s legacy will be honored with an exhibition in Dallas, Texas. Items include the Gran Torino car from the 2008 film Gran Torino, boxing gloves from the years 2004 Million dollar baby, Bradley Cooper2014 costume American sniper, the saxophone of the years 1988 Bird, the Eastwood Director’s Chair, and more.

On October 16 and 23, TCM will air Eastwood’s programming, including feature films and two docuseries episodes per evening. This fall, CNN will feature editorial content highlighting Eastwood’s illustrious career and docuseries. Also in the fall, Warner Bros. will reissue six Eastwood films – American sniper, Gran Torino, Dirty Harry, Outlaw Josey Wales, unforgiven and Madison County Bridges – in some cinemas.

Eastwood is a four-time Oscar winner. He won his first Oscars, for Best Director and Best Picture, for the Western 1992 unforgiven, which received a total of nine nominations, including one for Eastwood for Best Actor. He won two more Oscars for Million dollar baby. He also won the Irving Thalberg Memorial Award from the Motion Picture Academy and the Cecil B. DeMille Award from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.

As a director, he is known for his efficient working style on set, which includes minimal takes and five-hour days. He has also built a reputation for delivering his films on budget and on time, a trait that was highlighted in a recent video retrospective featuring directors such as Martin scorsese, Steven spielberg, Mel Gibson and others.

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