In their infinite benevolence, Warner Bros. has created a “For Your Consideration” Website for the musical score for Gran Torino — which features the plaintive, heartfelt balladeering of grizzled, 78-year-old actor-director Clint Eastwood! Sounding not unlike Tom Waits with a punctured lung, Eastwood eschews Auto-Tune, rendering the film’s title song (hear it here!) possibly the most terrific thing we’ve heard all week. We can’t wait to see him do this live at the Oscars.
Gran Torino [Warner Bros. Awards via Playlist]