Category Archives: Clint Eastwood

June 26, 2015

The Beguiled – 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

June 6, 2015

Complete Classic Movie: Trouble With the Curve (2012)

Stars: Clint Eastwood, Amy Adams, John Goodman, Justin Timberlake. An ailing baseball scout in his twilight years takes his daughter along for one last recruiting trip.

June 5, 2015

Hero to Hero: Eastwood’s Next Film About Famed Pilot ‘Sully’ Sullenberger

The heroic story of U.S. Airways pilot Capt. Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger will be brought to life on screen through a film directed by Clint Eastwood, Warner Bros. Pictures announced Tuesday.

According to Variety, the studio is in talks to acquire the rights to the biopic, titled Sully, which tells the true story of how the pilot glided his unpowered Airbus A320-214 into the Hudson River, after it was disabled by birds in January of 2009.

All 155 people aboard the flight, designated US Airway Flight 1549, survived, and “Sully” became an instant hero.

Variety reports after the success of Eastwood’s American Sniper, which was the highest grossing film at the domestic box office in 2014, Warner Bros. was on the hunt for the iconic director’s next project, and may have found it.

The story is based on the memoir Highest Duty: My Search for What Really Matters, which was co-authored by Sullenberger and late author and former Wall Street Journal columnist Jeffrey Zaslow, which looks in-depth at the pilot’s life.

The rights to Highest Duty were acquired by Producer Frank Marshall in 2010, shortly after its release, and the story has been in development ever since.

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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