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“Richard Jewell” Shows Nightmare of “Guilty Until Proven Innocent”

The Irony of the AJC and "Richard Jewell" Film Controversy [OPINION]

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.[caption id="attachment_1096504" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Warner Bros[/caption]The film depicted Scruggs (Olivia Wilde) as a person willing to do anything[...]

First-Time Director Olivia Wilde Compares 'Booksmart' to Classic 80s Teen Films

Olivia Wilde Defends Protrayal of Journalist Kathy Scruggs in 'Richard Jewell'

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”

"Richard Jewell" Shows the 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[...]

Eli Roth To Remake Death Wish With Bruce Willis

In an interview with Entertainment Weekly ten or so years ago, Clint Eastwood mentioned he turned down the lead part in Michael Winner's Death Wish for a simple reason: he was obvious casting.To him, the story of an architect turned vigilante after the rape and death of his wife would have been more interesting and[...]

Win The Clint Eastwood: Director's Collection with Jersey Boys

To celebrate the release of Clint Eastwood’s Jersey Boys, which hits cinemas on June 20th, we have an exciting competition for you We are offering three lucky winners the chance to win a copy of The Clint Eastwood: Directors Collection boxset including Mystic River, Unforgiven, Gran Torino, Letters from Iwo Jima and Flags of our[...]

First Trailer For Jersey Boys, Clint Eastwood's Film Of The Stage Smash

Following up on the poster from earlier, here's a look at how Clint Eastwood has taken the rather theatrical Jersey Boys and adapted it into a feature film Jon Favreau was attached to this project for a while, but ended up making Chef instead Best case scenario? That Eastwood did a bang up job and[...]

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 The pair of actors are responsible for creating the Turbo[...]

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[...]

First Trailer For Clint Eastwood's FBI Movie J. Edgar

Edgar Hoover in Clint Eastwood's film of the same name Or at least same first initial and middle name.The trailer was tonight premiered by Access Hollywood, but, thankfully, a nice version arrived online shortly afterwards, courtesy of Apple (I'll update with an embed as soon as there is one).The tagline suggests that Hoover was the[...]

Now Is The Time To Buy The West Wing Or Dirty Harry Boxset You've Been Promising Yourself

Today's Gold Box deal of the day on Amazon is the full series set of The West Wing DVDs. I can't really stress how great the best bits of this show actually are, but here are some single-tweet reviews that I solicited this afternoon. [blackbirdpie url="!/annesmart/status/110726058210369537"] [blackbirdpie url="!/danielwraper/status/110725977897844737"] [blackbirdpie url="!/GeorgieMHobbs/status/110725810394116096"] [blackbirdpie url="!/Greygor/status/110727454422863872"] [blackbirdpie url="!/jonlyus/status/110725872016830464"] [blackbirdpie […]

Clint Eastwood To Direct Beyonce Knowles In A Star Is Born

Robert Downey Jr.? Eddie Murphy? Jon Hamm?A Star is Born is getting yet another iteration, this time courtesy of director Clint Eastwood According to Deadline, Beyonce Knowles has won the lead role, previously known as Esther Blodget twice and Esther Hoffman the third time around As for the male lead, Ms Nikki Finke suggests P[...]

Schwarzenegger Considering Three Movie Roles, One As A Nazi

Clint Eastwood also has done it in the same way Extreme fighting or shooting is not possible anymore I want to be more encouraged as an actor and I believe that I can manage this challenge I am like a sponge, which is absorbing all the knowledge and always be willing to learn all new[...]

Judi Dench Definitely, Charlize Theron Maybe In Eastwood's J. Edgar

According to the inexplicably named Sandwich John Films, Clint Eastwood has cast Judi Dench, and is in the process of casting Charlize Theron, in his J Edgar Hoover biopic, J Edgar.Here's what Eastwood spilled on the red carpet of the California Hall of Fame induction way back in mid-December: We think [Charlize Theron] will be in[...]