Tag Archives: True Crime

True Crime Review

A sudden realisation is all it takes to kick True Crime and director Clint Eastwood into overdrive. Stern reporting and having all the facts in one place soon push huge realisations onto a man whose carelessness elsewhere is held as rather ironic. How can a man so disorganised personally be tasked with proving the innocence of a man sentenced to death? True Crime does nothing to answer that, but at least it presents the question worth discussing. San Quentin provides a magnificent backdrop to a story of false imprisonment and the futility that so many must feel while on death row. Eastwood does not use True Crime as a chance to talk up the arguments for or against execution, he is too focused on a character-based turn for himself and Isaiah Washington. 

Continue reading True Crime Review