50: Dirty Harry Part I – Airport Hamburger

Whether it’s chewing a hot dog while dispatching bank robbers in Dirty Harry (1971), enjoying a random sexual encounter with a neighbor lady in Magnum Force (1973), or claiming that women are unfit for police field duty in The Enforcer (1976), Clint Eastwood makes it look cool as ice. In this very special 50th episode of Mixed Review, we immediately alienate the Dirty Harry franchise’s core audience by denouncing what Pauline Kael called out as “fascism” in Eastwood’s conservative fantasy of the Wild West that was post-hippie San Francisco.

With Silas Dell.

Also available on iTunes and Google Podcasts.

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