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Oscar Scuttlebutt: Ten Films You Forgot Were Oscar Contenders

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Every year there are films that are nominated for Oscars that got there because of campaigning, and sometimes a dearth of other possible candidates. These are films that were nominated for things because of possibly contractually obligated Oscar pushes, or because it was assumed they were better than they were. Here are a list of ten films from the last ten years that have either been...

Clint Eastwood May Jump to 'American Sniper'

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Leonardo DiCaprio and Clint Eastwood making J. EDGAR
When Steven Spielberg exited American Sniper, it was a great loss for project as he may be the best known filmmaker in the world. Well, we'd hate to live on the difference with his supposed replacement as Clint Eastwood is now looking to be the helmer. Bradley Cooper is attached as producer, and is also likely to star.

ScreenCrave's Top 10 WTF TV Moments of 2012

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When it comes to Must-See TV, 2012 brought it! The medium upped the ante with shocking deaths, surprise marriages and a wicked acid trip. There were plenty of watercooler moments that covered Hollywood and politics (we're looking at you Clint Eastwood). ScreenCrave's selected the top 10 that kept us buzzing days after their debut.

Oscar Scuttlebutt: The Faded Oscar Hopefuls

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The start of Oscar season is usually packed with a lot of hopefuls based on casts and prestige possibilities, but the reality is that at some point, someone's going to see your movie, and eventually consensus will build. One day you may be the talk of the town, and then the next day your movie will come out in limited theaters and find no audience. Or just as bad, it's forgotten about it...

Beyoncé Drops Out Of 'A Star Is Born'

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Well, now Clint Eastwood has something else he can eerily rant about to that empty chair he partnered up with at the Republican National Convention-- Beyoncé Knowles, who has been attached to Eastwood’s long-gestating remake of A Star is Born for two years, has finally dropped out of the project, making her the latest in a long line of actors who...

Box Office Predictions: Eastwood in 'Trouble' On Top

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TROUBLE WITH THE CURVE
The only thing more interesting than talking box office numbers? Talking politics! And today we get the rare overlap of the two with a fictional film. Clint Eastwood stars in (he didn't direct it though, that was Robert Lorenz, who's been Eastwood's Assistant Director for a while now) Trouble with the Curve. Will his speech at the RNC mean there's trouble at the box...

Clint Eastwood on 'The Expendables 3': 'Maybe I'll Direct It'

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Sylvester Stallone is continuing to gather together every Hollywood action hero who ever lived for his ever-growing Expendables series. Sort of like Pokemon--gotta catch ‘em all! Lately, he’s added Wesley Snipes, Harrison Ford and Clint Eastwood to the list of possibles for The Expendables 3. However, it sounds like Eastwood may prefer to direct it, instead. Read on for...

Top Ten Action Movies... Featuring Over The Hill Asskickers

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With The Expendables 2 opening this weekend, it unites Sylvester Stallone (age 66) with Chuck Norris (72), Arnold Schwarzenegger (65) and Bruce Willis (57). In this case it's the years and the mileage. But having a bunch of geriatrics deliver death blows in nothing new in cinema, and many of our favorite masters of putting foot-to-ass could collect Social Security....

Blu-ray and DVD Picks For June 5 – June 11

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This week’s got piles of new and classic releases to choose from, which is good news for film fans, and bad news for pocketbooks. One of the year’s most notorious flops is hitting DVD and Blu-ray a scant three months after its theatrical run, and there are some modestly good Clint Eastwood films as well. Check out the list.

News Roundup: Clint Eastwood, Barbara Walters, Judd Apatow's Girls, and...

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Clint Eastwood is generating a lot of buzz, and it has nothing to do with his latest film J. Edgar. The respected actor and director, whose name is synonymous with Hollywood, is going to the last place any of us thought he'd go – E! Find out more below. We've also got news on ABC and a long-running show they've decided to cancel. Catch up below...

J. Edgar: Movie Review

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Clint Eastwood has been working so hard and so much, it's easy to be bowled over that an 81-year-old has churned out nearly a film a year for over two decades (generally if he takes a year off it's because he directed two the year previous). For his latest he's assembled Leonardo DiCaprio, Naomi Watts, and Armie Hammer for a portrait of one of the most important and powerful men of the 20th...

Interview: Clint Eastwood and Leonardo DiCaprio on J. Edgar

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When you’re Clint Eastwood, you don’t have to try too hard with certain things. It comes with being a living legend. Want a hot screenwriter? Check: Oscar winner Dustin Lance Black. Want a hot cast? Check: Leonardo DiCaprio, Naomi Watts and Armie Hammer are ready to work with you. And with J. Edgar, Eastwood assembled this dream team. We got a chance to talk with...

Clint Eastwood To Return From Acting Retirement

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Well, this ought to make the day of a few Clint Eastwood fans out there—looks like the actor turned director who stated that 2008’s Gran Torino would be his final bow in front of a movie camera is planning on returning from his acting retirement for at least one more film.

Leonardo Di Caprio in the First Trailer for Clint Eastwood's J. Edgar

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Leonardo DiCaprio. Clint Eastwood. J. Edgar. Is it Oscar time already? That's the vibe coming off of Eastwood's latest, which just had its trailer release. It fits a lot of bio-pic formulas, with Judi Dench playing his mother, and Armie Hammer playing his possible lover. Once revered as a feared lawman, now seen as corrupt as some of the people he went after, J. Edgar...

Beyonce's Pregnancy Will Delay 'A Star Is Born' Remake

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Big news, you guys, BIG NEWS.  Like totes OMG!  Guys, Beyonce is pregnant!  Haven’t you heard?  This is amazing!  A man and woman have reproduced for the first time in human history!  Can you believe it!  WOW! In addition to the pregnancy of Beyonce being so breathlessly reported that it turns out her ovaries glow in the dark, cure cancer, will end...

TCM Festival: The Outlaw Josey Wales Movie Review

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It was with some alarm that I heard Ben Mankiewicz declare of Clint Eastwood's The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976) that "there's no better Western than this" at Saturday's TCM Festival screening. He proceeded to read some amusingly negative contemporaneous reviews, which were closer to my own distant memory of the film, and related the bizarre story of the right-wing nutjob, Asa Earl Carter,...

Naomi Watts Cast in Clint Eastwood's J. Edgar

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After weeks of will she or won't she, Naomi Watts has finally signed on the dotted line to join Clint Eastwood's upcoming biopic J. Edgar. According to Variety, the Oscar nominated actress has been cast in the role of Helen Gandy. It's the same part that was originally offered to Charlize Theron, who eventually turned it down.