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Community Question: What Are Your Favorite Clint Eastwood Movies?

Few actors and actresses can sustain a career for over 50 years, but Clint Eastwood has done just that. He’s the definition of Hollywood royalty, and remains one of its most influential actors and directors. This week, we see the release of Eastwood‘s “Sully,” which stars Tom Hanks and Aaron Eckhart. The film documents the “miracle on the Hudson,” which captured […]

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Weekend Openings: Hero Hanks

Now that we’re in the heart of September, the movies are really starting to get better. In fact, despite quantity being a bit of an issue today, quality certainly isn’t. The main attraction is of course Tom Hanks doing his heroic thing in Clint Eastwood‘s new film “Sully.” Besides that real life heroism, there are […]

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Telluride Review: ‘Sully’ Sticks the Landing for Eastwood

2016 TELLURIDE FILM FESTIVAL: It’s hard to believe it’s been 16 years since Tom Hanks was last nominated for an Academy Award. The two-time Oscar winner’s last nom came for “Castaway” (2000), and all he’s done since is turn out great performances in “Road to Perdition” (2002), “Catch Me If You Can” (2002), “Captain Phillips” (2013) […]

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OSCAR WATCH: First Trailer for Clint Eastwood’s ‘Sully’ with Tom Hanks

Tom Hanks, Clint Eastwood and a heroic true story come together to make one of this awards season’s more anticipated hopefuls, “Sully.” The first trailer was released yesterday, giving a glimpse at the buzzy film. On January 15, 2009, the world witnessed the “Miracle on the Hudson” when Captain “Sully” Sullenberger (Hanks) glided his disabled plane […]

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Sofia Coppola On Board to Direct, Write Remake of Clint Eastwood’s ‘The Beguiled’

Sofia Coppola is lined up to write and direct a remake of “The Beguiled,” which originally starred Clint Eastwood back in 1971. Variety reports that frequent Coppola collaborator Kirsten Dunst is in negotiations to star (Dunst previously appeared in Coppola’s “The Virgin Suicides” and “Marie Antoinette”). Elle Fanning, who starred in Coppola’s “Somewhere,” and Academy […]

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2016 Awards Profile: ‘Sully’ from Clint Eastwood

Welcome to the 2016 Awards Profiles series, where we talk about high and low-profile films coming to a theater near you at some point this year. We will analyze the potential for these films to be players for the Academy Awards, and while many of these have the potential to be recognized, many will not […]

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Tom Hanks is Clint Eastwood’s choice to play Captain Sully for His Next Film

Could the man who played Captain Richard Phillips be our Captain Sully Sullenberger? Well, if reports are to be believed, Tom Hanks is in fact who director Clint Eastwood wants to play Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger in a biopic about the heroic airline pilot. They’re in negotiations right now, but this appears like it will […]

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2015 Oscars Scenarios #2: The Consecutive Case of Bradley Cooper

As we all know Bradley Cooper has been nominated for his stunning work in Clint Eastwood‘s “American Sniper” in Best Actor.  This marks Cooper’s third consecutive nomination.  He was previously nominated for David O. Russell’s “Silver Linings Playbook” and “American Hustle.”  After missing out on Golden Globe, SAG, BFCA, and BAFTA nominations, Cooper muscled his […]

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2015 Oscar Circuit: Best Film Editing

Our annual look at the individual Oscar categories. If you miss a piece, click on the tag titled Oscar Circuit 2015. You can also see the official Oscar Predictions page for Best Film Editing. Any armchair Oscar follower can tell you the seemingly binary relationship between Best Film Editing and Best Picture. Heck, more films […]

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Directors Guild of America Preview – Who Will the DGA Choose?

The Directors Guild of America will announce their nominees tomorrow, adding even more questions to the mix.  AMPAS already turned in their ballots but it’ll be interesting where the group at large makes their choices.  The last time that the DGA weighed in without Oscar seeing it first, we got Kathryn Bigelow and Ben Affleck […]

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SAM #5: Best Director and its precursors

Welcome to Stat Awards Monday (or, S.A.M., for short). In this new awards season weekly column for Awards Circuit, I—Sam—will be guiding an investigation of interesting stats currently brewing in the Oscar race. Three weeks ago, in the inaugural S.A.M., I scrutinized the unlikelihood that Best Actor will be populated with ZERO former nominees. And […]

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SAM #4: Actresses Turned Producers & Best Picture

Welcome to Stat Awards Monday (or, S.A.M., for short). In this new awards season weekly column for Awards Circuit, I—Sam—will be guiding an investigation of interesting stats currently brewing in the Oscar race. Three weeks ago, in the inaugural S.A.M., I scrutinized the unlikelihood that Best Actor will be populated with ZERO former nominees. And […]