Posts Tagged ‘Clint Eastwood’

Review: American Sniper

— by RON WILKINSON — “American Sniper” — Clint Eastwood’s latest directorial effort — is an entertaining combination of war movie and biopic. The book by the subject, Chris Kyle (co-written with Scott McEwen and James Defelice), contains a much better descriptio[...]

Review: Trouble with the Curve

— by ADAM DALE — To most people, the name Clint Eastwood commands either nostalgia, or a feeling of old Hollywood talent. Those over a certain age see him as “Dirty Harry” or The Man with No Name, while those under the age of 30 probably see him as a man who is grumpy in […][...]

Trailer: Trouble with the Curve

— by ALEXA MILAN — Clint Eastwood may be making headlines lately for addressing empty chairs/conversing with invisible presidents, but the renowned actor/director is about to step in front of the camera again for the first time in four years. In “Trouble with the Curve,” East[...]

Under Review: ‘J. Edgar’

— by ADAM POYNTER — “J. Edgar” has the potential to make the most memorable and controversial biopic in many years. With his quick rise in the political world, litigious personal life, controversial tactics — which included blackmailing government officials — and [...]

Under Review: ‘Hereafter’

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — Clint Eastwood doesn’t waste any time grabbing the audience’s attention. In the opening sequence of “Hereafter,” the viewer is swept into a tsunami. Death and destruction in its wake, we are introduced to the first character of the film, Marie Le[...]

Four Clips from ‘Hereafter’

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — Matt Damon returns to theaters next Friday in another Clint Eastwood film with “Hereafter.” Different than Eastwood’s last two dramatic and autobiographical pictures, “Changeling” and “Invictus,” the iconic director tries his hand at the supernatur[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Hereafter’

— by RACHEL COYNE — I know this statement will likely lead to me being torn apart by various people, but so be it: I find Clint Eastwood as a director to be overrated. Yes, the movies he directs are generally good and they certainly bring in the A-list actors, but I have yet to […[...]

A Scene from ‘The Eastwood Factor’

— by AMANDA KOEHLER — No doubt about it: Clint Eastwood is a Hollywood icon, both as an actor and a director. Film historian Richard Schickel must have thought it was time for audiences to see the macho man behind “Dirty Harry” and “Gran Torino.” In “The Eas[...]

67th Annual Golden Globe Nominations Announced

— by RACHEL COYNE — The nominations for the 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards were announced this morning, and as it is every year, the nominees were a mix of sure things, surprises and WTF moments: Sure Thing: Clint Eastwood gets a Best Director nod for “Invictus.” Look for another[...]

Under Review: ‘Invictus’

— by ALEXA MILAN — Any time the names Clint Eastwood and Morgan Freeman are attached to a movie, more often than not some sort of Oscar buzz will emerge from it. “Invictus” is no exception, even if the story is unusually optimistic for an Eastwood film. “Invictus”[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Invictus’

— by JON MARTINCIC — The story of Nelson Mandela’s road to presidency in South Africa has been long overdue. The Clint Eastwood-directed “Invictus” follows the story of the newly-elected Nelson Mandela as he works to unite the people of South Africa through the 1995 Rugby World Cup[...]

Poster Peek: ‘Invictus’

— by ROBERT DeFEIS — “Invictus” is also known as “The Human Factor.” In this movie, the human factor would be Nelson Mandela (Morgan Freeman) as this film chronicles his life through the 1995 Rugby World Cup in South Africa when he was the president of South[...]