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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: True Grit

— by CAM SMITH — Last week, a teaser trailer was released for Joel and Ethan Coen’s feverishly anticipated “True Grit.” The film, an adaptation of Charles Portis’ 1968 novel — which previously inspired the 1969 John Wayne late-career classic directed by Henry Hathaway ̵[...]

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 […[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘The Adjustment Bureau’

— by CAM SMITH — Hollywood’s track record for adapting the works of venerable sci-fi author Philip K. Dick has been truly spotty. While “Blade Runner” and — to a lesser degree — “Total Recall” are influential classic entries in their genre, and “Minority Report”[...]

Under Review: ‘Green Zone’

— by MARIUSZ ZUBROWSKI — During certain portions of “Green Zone,” it seemed that the project was only green-lighted when the relevancy of Oscar-giant “The Hurt Locker” was established. Riding under the assumption that Kathryn Bigelow’s war epic would win[...]

Six Clips from ‘Green Zone’

— by ALEXA MILAN — Matt Damon and Paul Greengrass may not be signing on for a fourth installment of the “Bourne” series, but that doesn’t mean their collaboration is over. Greengrass directs Damon in the Iraq-set thriller “Green Zone,” in which[...]

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: ‘Green Zone’

— by ALEXA MILAN — Rumor has it a fourth installment in the Jason Bourne series will hit screens in a couple of years, but until then fans can see Matt Damon and director Paul Greengrass reteam in the action thriller “Green Zone.” Damon plays Roy Miller, a U.S. Army officer searching[...]

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[...]