Kyle Smith is a film critic for the the New York Post. His website is at

Eastwood gradually evolved from a meat-and-potatoes genre director to the maker of a few artistic triumphs, as charted by these ten films.
Steven Spielberg’s uniquely successful film career has had its share of misses, but even if he never made another picture he could make a strong case to be considered the greatest director who has ever lived.
The director has had far more successes than failures, but even the greats make clunkers sometimes. Here’s one critic’s list of his biggest disappointments.
Here’s one critic’s list of Clint's best work as an actor.
The series ranking the best films by decades concludes with this ranking from Hollywood's Golden Age.
These classic erotic dramas and thrillers are much better choices for Valentine's Day rather than the trendy "mommy porn" with its roots in Twilight fan fiction.