'Gran Torino' is a Gleeful Astonishment

Chicago Newcity | December 17, 2008
Gran Torino is a dark comedy, an engaged anecdote about class and race, a stripped-down example of palooka art, and Clint Eastwood, at 78, has made a modest yet almost radical entertainment.

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