Not many filmmakers like Clint Eastwood
can create the kind of excitement as Million Dollar Baby.
If you don't like boxing, relax. It's not
a boxing movie, although it does have boxing in it.
It's a story of hope and determination
that everyone can relate to.
It's a joyous story to the point, and then
it becomes heartbreaking.
The plot is simple and goes back to basic
storytelling with three-dimensional characters, and excellent
acting & directing. You feel like you've known Frankie, Eddie,
and Maggie for years.
This is a film destined to become a classic
for many moons. This is a don't-miss-for-sure.
It is rare to see a film where everything
fits together as well as Million Dollar Baby, a character-driven
drama highlighted by three stunning performances.
Eastwood not only directs, produces, and
acts, but also provides the haunting score that perfectly complements
Tom Stern's shadowy cinematography.
This is not so much a film about boxing
as one of respect and dignity.
It is definitely one of the best I've seen
in a long time.
It looks like actor Clint Eastwood has
directed and scored another masterpiece in his touching and latest
A classically staged tale of an underdog's
dreams set in the unforgiving world of professional boxing,
Million Dollar Baby is a complex story about more than
boxing; it involves the friendship of the three major characters
that slowly develops into a father-daughter love story.