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02/23/2012 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

"Million Dollar Baby" by Yojimbo

Clint Eastwood plays a boxing trainer who takes a young woman under his wing and helps make her dream of fighting for the title come true. Million Dollar Baby is not your usual sports melodrama. Although it unashamedly tugs at the heart strings, it does so through well rounded, sympathetic characters and sensitive performances rather than cynical manipulation and empty schmaltz. There is a lot of warmth and humour in the relationship between crotchety old men Eastwood and Freeman, who know each other too well to be bound by the usual social conventions, and Swank makes a fine fist of a young woman who is told she is past her prime but too desperate to escape her trailer trash roots to give up (when you see her family, it is impossible not to root for her all the more). Guilty of sentiment...

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11/07/2007 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Review - Million Dollar Baby (2004)

Frankie Dunn (Clint Eastwood) was never the greatest boxing trainer. He could get a man to fight well, but never to win a championship. When he met Maggie Fitzgerald (Hilary Swank), however, all of this changed in the Best Picture winning film, "Million Dollar Baby."

This film is remarkably similar to Unforgiven in both the mood and the quality of acting (not to mention Morgan Freeman playing an important side character again, Eddie Dupris). Clint Eastwood is a great director. I won't lie. He can get somebody to do his bidding by only saying two or three words. The only problem is that this doesn't work on himself. Eastwood always seems like he spent so much time working on everybody else's acting that he forgot to work on his own. Now that I've gotten that out of my system, I can cont...

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