CHANGELING (Clint Eastwood, 2008)

A repressed though stylish period film punctuated by “thrills” of violence, including barbaric cruelty against women, Changeling is another, studious chapter in the unfolding cinematic pathology of director Clint Eastwood. Based on an actual criminal case in late 1920s Los Angeles, J. Michael Straczynski’s intelligent script revolves around Christine Collins (Angelina Jolie, inept—stiff, lackluster, at […]