Itâs fantastic to see Eastwood playing the type of role that made him one of my all time favorite actors. The man is truly talented, no one can argue with that. And at the tender young age of 78, I will admit that Eastwood can still be an intimidating presence on the big screen. Iâm not ashamed to admit that if I ever saw a man like Walt Kowalski (Eastwoodâs character in the film) in a dark alley, Iâd be pretty nervous. That is what is truly special about this film, the fine acting throughout. It wouldâve been easy to assume that at Eastwoodâs age, he could no longer strike fear in the hearts of moviegoers. No longer can he intimidate people, and make them feel like he is a man you donât want to cross. But if you assume that, you are dead wrong.