Category Archives: Clint Eastwood

May 9, 2015

Complete Classic Movie: The Eiger Sanction (1975)

Stars: Clint Eastwood, George Kennedy, Vonetta McGee. An classical art professor and collector, who doubles as a professional assassin, is coerced out of retirement to avenge the murder of an old friend.

May 7, 2015

Complete Classic Movie: The Enforcer (1976)

Stars: Clint Eastwood, Tyne Daly and Harry Guardino. Dirty Harry must foil a terrorist organization made up of disgruntled Vietnam veterans. But this time, he’s teamed with a rookie female partner that he’s not too excited to be working with.

April 25, 2015

Eastwood: I Didn’t Threaten To Shoot Michael Moore, But ‘It Isn’t A Bad Idea’

Eastwood provided a little background for the incident, explaining that he was miffed by Moore’s interview of former National Rifle Association leader Charlton Heston when he was suffering from Alzheimer’s. Calling the interview a “downer,” Eastwood said he wondered aloud what he’d do if “someone like” Moore dropped by his house for an interview.

During a CinemaCon event Wednesday, Clinton Eastwood discussed the public feud between himself and leftist documentary maker Michael Moore, who spat vitriol at Eastwood’s film American Sniper and noted that Eastwood once told him he would “kill” him.

Moore’s comments came in a Facebook post in January, when he blasted Eastwood’s movie (the highest grossing film of 2014) as a “mess of a film that rewrites history.” In the same post, he recounted Eastwood saying at a National Board of Review awards dinner that “he would ‘kill’ me if I ever came to his house with my camera for an interview. ‘I’ll kill you,’ he declared.” Moore also took to Twitter to rip the movie, suggesting Chris Kyle was a “coward,” a comment he later tried to walk back.

Speaking to a group of theater owners at the “Legend of Cinema” luncheon Wednesday, Eastwood denied Moore’s accusation, but, according to USA Today, what he added afterward was met with “rousing applause and laughter” from the audience.

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April 23, 2015

Magnum Force – Trailer

“The magic is as wide as a smile and as narrow as a wink, loud as laughter and quiet as a tear, tall as a tale and deep as emotion. So strong, it can lift the spirit. So gentle, it can touch the heart. It is the magic that begins the happily ever after.” – Unknown

April 8, 2015

Complete Classic Movie: Tightrope (1984)

Stars: Clint Eastwood, Geneviève Bujold, Dan Hedaya. Wes Block is a detective who’s put on the case of a serial killer whose victims are young and pretty women, that he rapes and murders. The killings are getting personal when the killer chooses victims who are acquaintances of Block. Even his daughters are threatened.

April 2, 2015

Cover Story: Scott Eastwood

Clint’s son Scott bursts out of the chute in “The Longest Ride,” the new rodeo romance movie based on the Nicholas Sparks bestseller.

Like father, like son? Maybe. Scott Eastwood, the impossibly hunky offspring of Hollywood icon Clint Eastwood, has already borrowed a few pages from his father’s playbook while building the foundation for his own acting career.

Much like Clint, who made fleeting appearances in Revenge of the Creature and Tarantula during his salad days as a contract player, Scott paid his dues in the horror genre with a standout supporting role in Texas Chainsaw 3D (2013). Also like his father, who rode tall on prime time for several seasons in Rawhide, Scott gained invaluable experience as a TV actor during a short run on NBC’s Chicago Fire.

Now the 28-year-old actor-model is kinda-sorta carrying on the family business by getting his cowboy on. In The Longest Ride, a forthcoming 20th Century Fox release, he stars as Luke Collins, a former bull rider torn between mounting a comeback on the Professional Bull Riders circuit and pursuing a romance with a city-bred college girl, Sophia Danko (Britt Robertson of TV’s Under the Dome).

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March 23, 2015

The Outlaw Josey Wales – Trailer

“The magic is as wide as a smile and as narrow as a wink, loud as laughter and quiet as a tear, tall as a tale and deep as emotion. So strong, it can lift the spirit. So gentle, it can touch the heart. It is the magic that begins the happily ever after.” – Unknown

March 8, 2015

Website of the Week: Clint Eastwood

With a career that spans over six decades, from television, to hit movies, to winning Academy Awards, Clint Eastwood has established himself as one of the greatest and most respected actors and directors Hollywood and the world has ever seen.

The first time he spoke lines to a camera, he blew them. A couple of pictures later he spoke his lines perfectly, but he was buried so deep in a dark scene that he couldn’t be seen. Toward the end of his first year as an actor, he had a nice little scene with a major star on a major production, and he found a good-looking pair of glasses that he thought gave him a bit of character. But Rock Hudson thought the same thing when he saw the kid wearing them, and Clint had to surrender his specs to the leading man.

This was Clint Eastwood’s life as an eager young contract player at Universal circa 1955, and it turned out to be a short one–the studio dropped him after a year and a half. On his own, he did what young actors do: played scenes in acting classes, worked out at the gym, went on auditions, did odd jobs (mostly he dug swimming pools under the hot sun of the San Fernando Valley). Every once in a while he got an acting job–on Highway Patrol, on Death Valley Days. Once a big time show flew him east to work on location on West Point Stories. He got to bully James Garner on an episode of Maverick. A couple of times his heart leapt up: he got good billing in a feature, The First Traveling Saleslady, playing opposite Carol Channing; and he thought for awhile that he had one of the leads in another feature, Lafayette Escadrille. But the first film was a flop, and he had to settle for a much smaller role in the second. When he finally got a decent part in a movie, it was in a B western so bad it almost caused him to quit the business.

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March 2, 2015

Clint Eastwood Just Released Deleted Footage Of “American Sniper”, Whoa! (Video)

So what if it was snubbed by Hollywood? It doesn’t diminish Chris’ work one bit or alter his legacy. Who wants to be honored by that liberal bastion anyway? We know what Chris did, and that’s all that matters.

If you’re like us you loved the movie, American Sniper, and couldn’t get enough of it.

Some great behind the scenes footage was just released that really helps get a full understanding of everything that went into making this film.

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February 24, 2015

Hollywood Actress: ‘American Sniper’ Was Snubbed Because of Clint Eastwood’s Speech at RNC (Video)

Brian Kilmeade: Was Clint Eastwood the problem with American Sniper” do you think because he was at the RNC talking to the chair? Stacey Dash: Probably. I would say probably. Which is so sad. It’s Clint Eastwood. And that film was the most beautiful film I’ve seen in a very long time.

Actress Stacey Dash says Hollywood snubbed the smash hit “American Sniper” at the Oscars because of Clint Eastwood’s speech at the RNC.

Elisabeth Hasselbeck: How pervasive are politics in Hollywood right where we can’t even watch the Oscars? Everybody has their freedom of speech but you would think there would be some who feel a different way now. Are there some being silenced?

Stacey Dash: Oh yeah, being silenced. And I think they are so chummy with this administration. They love it so much…

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