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Review: Cry MacHo, Clint Eastwood's Ballad of Forgotten Cowboys and Lost Boys

Review: Cry MacHo, Clint Eastwood's Ballad of Forgotten Cowboys and Lost Boys

Apparently, over three decades ago, Cry Macho crossed Clint Eastwood’s desk. He decided to pass on it because at the time, he felt he was too young to properly tell the story of an old cowboy whose best days are behind him. Had he chosen to make the film, it might not have been as poignant as it is today. At 91 years of age, Eastwood is a genuine icon and a remnant of Hollywood’s studio system. Like most actors of his generation, he started his career in B-movies. He didn’t find success until he starred as Rowdy Yates in the popular television series, Rawhide. From there, he teamed up with Sergio Leone to make a trilogy of classic “Spaghetti”...

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