clint eastwood Archives

Apache Junction Director Justin Lee Growing Up on Westerns
While Lee didn't share his hero Clint Eastwood's passion for acting, he did follow him in his pursuit behind the camera directing Other figures he admired were Lee Van Cleef and Gary Cooper I spoke to the writer/director about growing up in the genre, the film's influences, the cast, and the generational appeal of Westerns. Scout[...]
“Richard Jewell” Shows Nightmare of “Guilty Until Proven Innocent”
Biopics/biographical dramas are works of fiction and Clint Eastwood's Richard Jewell is no exception The controversy surrounding the film involves Kathy Scruggs, the late reporter for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution who covered Jewell during the 1996 Atlanta Olympic bombing. Warner Bros The film depicted Scruggs (Olivia Wilde) as a person willing to do anything to exchange sex for[...]
First-Time Director Olivia Wilde Compares 'Booksmart' to Classic 80s Teen Films
Olivia Wilde has found herself having to defend her portrayal of journalist Kathy Scruggs in the Clint Eastwood film Richard Jewell The film is about the man who discovered the bomb at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta, and the firestorm that engulfed his life in the weeks after Wilde's seen in the film offering to[...]
“Richard Jewell” Shows Nightmare of “Guilty Until Proven Innocent”
Originally called a hero, federal investigators later branded him a suspect, which created a firestorm of scrutiny from the FBI to his depiction in media. Directed by Clint Eastwood and written by Billy Ray, the film is based on "The Ballad of Richard Jewell" by Marie Brenner for Vanity Fair The trailer shows Richard Jewell's (Paul[...]
Clint Eastwood, Still Unforgiven?
Clint Eastwood was at Cannes this weekend to help present the restored edition of Unforgiven on that film's 25th anniversary He was interviewed for an hour-long 'master class' on film while he was there, which has been widely quoted for the 'politically correct' commentary as he was talking about Dirty Harry Despite an impressive list[...]
First Poster For Clint Eastwood's Jersey Boys
The first trailer for Clint Eastwood's adaptation of Jersey Boys is coming later today, but for now, Film Divider tweeted the first poster for the first big musical of the year… The tagline "Everybody remembers it how they need to" certainly seems to tease a perhaps turbulent rise to the top for Frankie Valli and the[...]
Bend It Like Beatrice: On Bending The Horror Genre
As an adult, before writing and Kickstarter swallowed all of my free time, I spent most Friday nights curled up with a cocktail strong enough to strip the petrified lining of Clint Eastwood's stomach, indulging in a bottomless well of terrible, wonderful Netflix horror Horror is my sacred cow So I took a cleaver to[...]
Jeremy Luke And Joey Russo To Star In Clint Eastwood's Jersey Boys – UPDATED
Based on the billion dollar Broadway musical, Clint Eastwood's film version of Jersey Boys has just added two actors to its bill. THR are reporting that Jeremy Luke And Joey Russo will join Christopher Walken, who will star as Angelo "Gyp" DeCarlo, in the roles of Donnie and Joe "Joey" Pesci respectively[...]
Full Trailer For The Japanese Remake Of Unforgiven, Starring Ken Watanabe
Hopefully this latest attempt will pan out a little better. Yurusarezaru mono is a remake of Clint Eastwood's Unforgiven and stars Ken Watanabe in the lead role Sang-il Lee is in the directing chair and whilst he doesn't have a great deal of well known work behind him his 2010 film Villain was quite remarkable and[...]