Gran Torino (2008)
|Released:||Friday, December 12, 2008|
|Rating:||Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian.|
Gran Torino Synopsis
Walt Kowalski is a widower, grumpy, tough-minded, borderline-hateful, unhappy old man who can't get along with either his kids or his neighbors, a Korean War veteran whose prize possession is a 1973 Gran Torino he keeps in cherry condition. When his neighbor Tao, a young Hmong teenager, tries to steal his Gran Torino, Kowalski sets out to reform the youth. Drawn against his will into the life of Tao's family, Kowalski is soon taking steps to protect them form the gangs that foul their neighborhood.
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Movie / Film Review
Eastwood, at 78, is a living-film legend. He personifies power, manliness, determination, and grit. He is a rare breed of star who proves as comfortable behind a camera as in front of it; and if the passage of time makes it likely that we really are seeing the last of his acting ca...
Full Review | Grade: A
Physical Media: Blu-ray Review
Retired, grisly Korean War Vet Walt Kowalski yearns to lead a simple life, with his Pabst Blue ribbon beer, old dog Daisy and working on his classic Gran Torino automobile. When gang violence threatens his Korean neighbors, Kowalski is thrown into uncomfortable territory, becoming a mentor for a you...
Full Review | Grade: B