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Clint Eastwood, still the fastest gun in Hollywood: “I never let the old man in.”

Clint Eastwood has never much liked birthdays. “The worst thing you can do is sing Happy Birthday,” he says. “Every day can be exciting. It doesn’t have to have cakes and a bunch of people pretending they give a shit.” So on the day he turned eighty-four, he started shooting a movie.

Andrew Purcell

I am a British freelance journalist based in New York and (sometimes) Rio de Janeiro. My principal clients are the Sunday Herald , the Guardian, BBC World Service radio, and the Age. For a complete list of contents, click here. Twitter: @andrewpurcellny

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