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Six OMG moments at the RNCupdated: Fri Aug 31 2012 16:00:00

The Internet was made for moments like these.

Eastwood: We own this countryupdated: Fri Aug 31 2012 10:31:00

Clint Eastwood says it's time for a businessman president and revs up the RNC crowd by reciting a classic line.

Why did GOP invite Clint Eastwood? updated: Fri Aug 31 2012 10:31:00

For years, Republican presidents and presidential candidates have strip-mined Clint Eastwood movies for rhetorical nuggets. Ronald Reagan warned Congress in 1985 that he had his veto pen at the ready if it voted a tax increase. "Go ahead, make my day," he baited, quoting Eastwood's Dirty Harry character in "Sudden Impact." "Read my lips," promised candidate George H.W. Bush in 1988, echoing Eastwood in the original "Dirty Harry," adding, "No new taxes."

Which celeb should be the mystery GOP convention speaker?updated: Thu Aug 30 2012 10:10:00

The success of any tightly scripted, live event is certainly measured in ratings, ticket sales, buzz, and -- with regard to quadrennial political nominating conventions -- voting returns. But the real yardstick for any major pop-culture event comes down to one simple element: The surprise celebrity cameo. Recent examples include James Bond and Queen Elizabeth skydiving into the London Olympics Opening Ceremonies; Tupac Shakur's hologram at Coachella; and when Jon Hamm popped up to say goodbye to Kristen Wiig on "SNL."

CNNMoney: $100K manufacturing jobsupdated: Mon Jul 23 2012 11:40:00

What's uncool about a $100,000 factory job? These days not much. In fact, factory jobs -- once considered back-breaking and low-paying -- have become high-tech and high-salaried.

Can GOP's gonzo celebs help Romney win?updated: Fri Jul 13 2012 11:55:00

With the election getting nearer, Hollywood's few, proudly open conservatives have been heating up the rhetoric. Some have been quietly campaigning in a way that dodges the headlines. Vince Vaughn, for example, endorsed Ron Paul early in the campaign, an act as refreshing as it is sadly redundant. But most of the news reports have been dominated by the antediluvian antics of some pretty aged (and by now probably unemployable) actors.

Ted Nugent: Obama admin 'vile, evil'updated: Fri Jul 13 2012 11:55:00

Democratic leaders are calling on Mitt Romney to condemn rocker Ted Nugent's comments about the Obama administration.

CNNMoney: 'Dirty Harry' weighs in on deficitupdated: Fri Feb 10 2012 14:02:00

Clint Eastwood is better known for playing '"Dirty Harry" and other hyper-masculine tough guy characters than holding nuanced public policy positions. But the actor is now throwing his weight behind a plan to reduce the country's massive deficits.

Don't pick a fight with Clint Eastwoodupdated: Wed Feb 08 2012 14:33:00

Karl Rove is obviously a smart guy. And yet, recently, the political strategist and former senior adviser in the George W. Bush administration did something that wasn't very smart. He picked a fight with Clint Eastwood.

Clint Eastwood's Chrysler ad "Halftime."updated: Wed Feb 08 2012 14:33:00

In a commercial for Chrysler during the Super Bowl, Clint Eastwood talks about "halftime" in America.

Super Bowl ads offer two views of national anxietiesupdated: Wed Feb 08 2012 11:17:00

Many Americans worry that our country has seen its best days. That's particularly so in Michigan, where the auto industry has suffered so greatly in recent years. On Super Bowl Sunday, two television ads that emerged from that state revealed two very different ways to reckon with anxieties about national decline.

Were politics buried inside Eastwood's 'Halftime' commercial? updated: Tue Feb 07 2012 14:22:00

Moments after the energetic Madonna entertained fans during the halftime show at Sunday's Super Bowl, millions of television viewers got an emotional jolt back into reality.

The best and worst Super Bowl adsupdated: Tue Feb 07 2012 14:22:00

A look at the best and worst commercials from Super Bowl XLVI.

CNNMoney: Chrysler is king of the Super Bowl spotsupdated: Mon Feb 06 2012 11:31:00

Once again, Chrysler's Super Bowl ad won the hearts and minds of football fans, this time with a little help from Clint Eastwood and, of course, Detroit.

Giants fans hit the streets in New Yorkupdated: Mon Feb 06 2012 10:28:00

Giants fans celebrate the victory over the New England Patriots in the streets of New York City.

The 20 most entertaining Super Bowl tweetsupdated: Mon Feb 06 2012 10:28:00

In the social media age, you don't need to be at a party to enjoy clever or catty comments about the Super Bowl.

Review: "The Iron Lady" is boring and sloppyupdated: Wed Jan 04 2012 11:48:00

Much like Clint Eastwood's "J. Edgar" before it, Phyllida Lloyd"The Iron Lady" (from a script by "Shame" writer Abi Morgan) fails partly due to its attempt at covering the entire life of a controversial figure by taking a rather dull, middle of the road position on their life and partly by whitewashing what that person did.

Review: 'J. Edgar' is duller than dishwaterupdated: Wed Nov 09 2011 11:03:00

"J. Edgar" is the latest in what seems to be a never-ending trend of treating a biopic as being compelling and interesting simply because the subject may be.

Celebrity travel: If you can't be a star, join themupdated: Mon Sep 05 2011 09:28:00

Now that you can fly to Iceland on the Iron Maiden plane (check out our recent Q&A with the plane's captain, Maiden singer Bruce Dickinson), we thought we'd acknowledge a few other ways you can travel 'with the stars' -- by going to their own shops, restaurants or private islands.

U.S. police deaths up 14% so far in 2011, report saysupdated: Wed Jul 20 2011 14:04:00

Law enforcement fatality figures nationwide have climbed during the first half of 2011, according to a preliminary report from the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.

Clint Eastwood and Beyonce team upupdated: Wed Mar 30 2011 10:28:00

Clint Eastwood and Beyonce team up, Britney Spears debuts at #1, Kim Kardashian's war with "Teen Mom."

Eastwood and Beyonce could team up for filmupdated: Fri Jan 21 2011 10:13:00

Acclaimed director Clint Eastwood and singer Beyonce Knowles may team up in a remake of "A Star Is Born," a Warner Bros. official said. Clint Eastwood Advises Angelina Jolie to Get Some Restupdated: Sun Sep 19 2010 11:08:00

The veteran filmmaker says the soon-to-be first-time director will "be tough to stop"

Angelina Jolie, other actresses who went behind the cameraupdated: Fri Aug 27 2010 16:30:00

Directing movies has gone exceptionally well for many leading men in Hollywood. Clint Eastwood has been nominated for the Best Director Oscar four times, and Warren Beatty, Robert Redford, and Kevin Costner have all gotten Oscar nods for stepping behind the camera. Oh, and George Clooney didn't do too shabby with his directorial debut, "Good Night, and Good Luck," did he?

E-mail is too slow and wristwatches are pointless for college freshmenupdated: Wed Aug 18 2010 10:14:00

For most college freshmen starting school this fall, e-mail is passe and wearing a watch on your wrist is, well, unnecessary, according to the Beloit College Mindset List for the Class of 2014, most of whom were born in 1992.

Music in the moviesupdated: Mon Feb 08 2010 12:48:00

The Screening Room's Myleene Klass looks at the rise of acclaimed British music biopics.

Ten rocking music biopicsupdated: Mon Feb 08 2010 12:48:00

Whether they're overcoming odds to reach stardom, battling inner demons or dealing with tragedy, the personal histories of our musical heroes are made for the big screen. Decade in movies, TV shows, documentaries, books, blogsupdated: Tue Dec 22 2009 16:34:00 selects the best (and worst) sports movies, TV shows, books and blogs of the 2000s.

'Princess and the Frog' No. 1 at box officeupdated: Sun Dec 13 2009 15:39:00

Disney's "The Princess and the Frog" dominated the pre-holiday weekend with a $25 million nationwide debut, pushing the frame up over the same weekend last year.

Review: 'Invictus' has substance and convictionupdated: Fri Dec 11 2009 09:44:00

As another Oscar season kicks into gear, Clint Eastwood returns with his annual contribution to Hollywood's self-esteem, in this case a solidly uplifting historical drama about President Nelson Mandela and South Africa's bid to win the Rugby World Cup in 1995. Matt Damon: Clint Eastwood Makes My Wife Happyupdated: Thu Dec 03 2009 16:52:00

The grateful star thanks his Invictus director for his thoughtfulness

Entertainment Weekly's Picks of the Weekupdated: Mon Jun 08 2009 15:20:00

The 1974 subterranean thriller "The Taking of Pelham One Two Three" isn't what anyone would call an untouchable classic. If it's remembered for anything, it's for the hangdog Walter Matthau's garish shirt/tie combinations and the squalor of New York's subways.

Dirty Harry's greatest hitsupdated: Tue Mar 03 2009 12:45:00

After a lifetime of playing characters past-their-prime, Clint Eastwood appears to still be enjoying his own.

'Benjamin Button' hooks 13 Oscar nominationsupdated: Wed Feb 18 2009 08:15:00

"Benjamin Button" received more life, but Batman ended up in the dark.

Anil Kapoor on 'Slumdog'updated: Wed Feb 18 2009 08:15:00

Actor Anil Kapoor talks to CNN's Mallika Kapur about starring in "Slumdog Millionaire".

'Gran Torino' drives away with a weekend box office winupdated: Sun Jan 11 2009 15:31:00

Seventy-eight-year-old Clint Eastwood continues to be a big draw at the box office -- in fact, he's bigger than ever. The actor-director's latest action-drama, "Gran Torino," was No. 1 on the first competitive weekend of 2009, grossing $29 million, according to Sunday's estimates.

'Mr. Moviefone' reviewsupdated: Sun Jan 11 2009 15:31:00

AOL's Russ Leatherman previews the new films: 'The Unborn,' 'Bride Wars' and 'Gran Torino.'

Review: 'Gran Torino' offers great Eastwoodupdated: Fri Jan 09 2009 07:52:00

You may have noticed: Clint Eastwood has become respectable in his old age.

At 78, 'politically incorrect' Eastwood still finds edgy rolesupdated: Mon Dec 29 2008 08:16:00

Clint Eastwood doesn't know if he's a legend.

'The Day the Earth Stood Still' invades top box office spotupdated: Mon Dec 15 2008 09:46:00

Jaden Smith is getting a small taste of what it's like to walk in dad Will's action-blockbuster shoes. Angelina's (Gingerbread) Home for the Holidaysupdated: Wed Dec 10 2008 18:12:00

The Jolie-Pitts get into the Christmas spirit by building Hansel and Gretel-style houses, she tells PEOPLE Anne Hathaway, Clint Eastwood Named Year's Best by Film Boardupdated: Fri Dec 05 2008 08:29:00

The 99-year-old National Board of Review honors the stars for their roles Angelina Jolie's (Surprise!) Tribute to Clint Eastwoodupdated: Tue Oct 28 2008 17:16:00

The actress slips into a Hollywood gala to honor her Changeling director Changeling: True Crime from Clint and Angelinaupdated: Wed Oct 22 2008 11:00:00

In this complex story of kidnapping and corruption, Angelina Jolie looms a bit too large Clint Eastwood: Angelina Has 'Most Gorgeous Face on Planet'updated: Mon Oct 06 2008 14:12:00

But Jolie's great looks may be a stumbling block, says her Changeling director

The Screening Room's top 10 Italian filmsupdated: Thu Sep 25 2008 08:29:00

Over the last few weeks, there has been a definite Italian flavor pervading "The Screening Room" offices.

Review: 'Dirty Harry' collection can make your dayupdated: Thu Jun 12 2008 09:36:00

I know what you're thinking. "Did he see all five films in this box set or only four?" Truthfully, in all the excitement, I kind of lost track. Were African-Americans at Iwo Jima?updated: Mon Jun 09 2008 17:00:00

Spike Lee says Clint Eastwood didn't show any African-Americans at the battle. Who's right? Cannes Film Festival Closesupdated: Tue May 27 2008 08:15:00

The French film The Class takes top honor and Clint Eastwood's Changeling stands out in a mostly disappointing year And At Cannes, the Winner Is...updated: Sun May 25 2008 17:00:00

A "small" French film takes the big prize at the festival while the Americans are shut out, except for Benicio del Toro Angelina Jolie's Cannes Buzzupdated: Thu May 22 2008 13:07:00

Two movies and two babies on the way, she leaves the festival amid Oscar talk Brad & Angelina's Star-Studded Dinner Dateupdated: Tue May 20 2008 19:13:00

The two have a leisurely night out with Mick Jagger and Clint Eastwood in Cannes Clint and Angelina Bring a Changeling Child to Cannesupdated: Tue May 20 2008 09:00:00

Will the Hollywood legend win the top prize of the Palme d'Or with Changeling? Richard Corliss thinks he might have a shot

Behind the scenes: Cinema spotlight on Cannesupdated: Wed May 14 2008 16:35:00

Palm trees, mild weather, the Mediterranean -- what more could you want? For film aficionados, the answer is movies, movies and more movies.

The year of the documentaryupdated: Wed May 14 2008 15:44:00

Blogger Karina Longworth explains why documentaries are so popular this year and previews the Cannes Film Festival. Eastwood Film Tops Cannes Line-Upupdated: Wed Apr 23 2008 10:15:00

Organizers of the Cannes Film Festival say Clint Eastwood's Changeling and Wim Wenders' Palermo Shooting will lead this year's streamlined competition Jack Nicholson Costs Too Much for the Small Screenupdated: Mon Nov 12 2007 11:23:00

"I don't do television. I've never done a talk show, never was on with my dear friend Johnny [Carson]. And I won't play golf on television, either. I tell 'em I'm too expensive for television."

Oscars get ready to grant goldupdated: Thu Feb 22 2007 14:17:00

Like a potential hit movie, the 79th Academy Awards come equipped with any number of promising storylines.

'Dreamgirls': Where did Oscar's love go?updated: Tue Jan 23 2007 07:35:00

Talk about musical chairs.

Will the Golden Globes translate into Oscars?updated: Fri Jan 12 2007 13:30:00

Looking at some of the Golden Globe nominees, you wonder if anyone speaks the same language.

The best (and worst) films of the yearupdated: Wed Dec 27 2006 14:38:00

It has become almost meaningless to talk of "the year" in American film. The business is now more seasonal than the climate. No less than three of my top five choices were released within the last two weeks of December; such is the magnetic lock of the Oscar period.

Review: 'Letters From Iwo Jima' a masterpieceupdated: Fri Dec 22 2006 13:11:00

There aren't many examples of war films made from the vantage point of "the enemy," but perhaps there should be more.

'Babel' scores big with 7 Golden Globe nodsupdated: Thu Dec 14 2006 07:38:00

"Babel," the intertwined, cross-cultural story of desperate people in three far-flung parts of the world, led all films in nominations for the 64th Golden Globes, picking up seven nods Wednesday.

Review: Outstanding 'Flags of Our Fathers'updated: Thu Oct 19 2006 21:37:00

Clint Eastwood was 14 when Battle of Iwo Jima took place in 1945, old enough to know how Joe Rosenthal's famous picture vouched for victory and -- with a little help from John Wayne's "Sands of Iwo Jima" -- endowed the Marine Corps with a mythic luster that persists to this day.

Death of a man nobody knewupdated: Wed Oct 18 2006 14:45:00

This is a splendid weekend for entertainment. Three notable movies -- "Flags of Our Fathers," "The Prestige" and "Marie Antoinette" -- are receiving wide openings. The World Series begins. And a DVD of "SCTV's" early years is due out Tuesday.

showbuzzupdated: Mon May 29 2006 13:15:00

Paris Hilton says her upcoming album will be a mix of reggae, pop and hip-hop, with the first single being a reggae song called "Stars Are Blind."

showbuzzupdated: Mon Oct 17 2005 13:14:00

In making a movie about U.S. Marines in the battle of Iwo Jima, Clint Eastwood became concerned that he was telling only half of the story.

EW review: 'Baby' still enthrallsupdated: Tue Jul 12 2005 11:48:00

I'm not sure what the statute of limitations on movie spoilers is, so if you're still not hip to the big twist in "Million Dollar Baby," you'd probably best skip this page and go read about "The Nanny" or something.

It's a knockout for 'Million Dollar Baby'updated: Sun Feb 27 2005 16:45:00

"The Aviator" had more Oscars, but it was "Million Dollar Baby" that scored the knockout punch at the Academy Awards Sunday night.

The boxer and the billionaireupdated: Thu Feb 24 2005 14:16:00

The Oscars this year seem to have inspired more yawns than awe, particularly when it comes to best picture.

And the Oscar goes to ...updated: Thu Feb 24 2005 11:16:00

Movie screens across the country lit up in 2004 with some exceptional films and dozens of outstanding performances, some of which are now up for Academy Awards.

CNNMoney: And the Oscar payoff goes to....updated: Tue Jan 25 2005 08:41:00

Maybe Clint Eastwood should have called his latest flick "Ten Million Dollar Baby."

Major Oscar nominationsupdated: Tue Jan 25 2005 08:28:00

Here are the major nominations for the 77th Academy Awards announced Tuesday by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences:

Analysis: Parsing the Golden Globesupdated: Mon Jan 17 2005 11:19:00

Two years ago, Martin Scorsese won the best director Golden Globe for "Gangs of New York." However, the directing Oscar that year went to Roman Polanski -- who wasn't even nominated for a Globe -- for "The Pianist."

'Aviator' lands Golden Globe gloryupdated: Sun Jan 16 2005 18:18:00

The Golden Globes celebrated Hollywood's time-tested veterans and its more youthful side for the 62nd annual edition of the awards show Sunday.

Unpredictable year for Golden Globesupdated: Fri Jan 14 2005 13:46:00

It's always a great party -- even if its influence is debatable.

The 10 best films of 2004updated: Fri Dec 31 2004 11:09:00

Amid all the big hits, sequels and comic-book-inspired capers, one trend ruled the year: the biography film.

Hollywood independenceupdated: Thu Dec 16 2004 09:44:00

There's Hollywood, and then there's Hollywood.

Review: 'Million Dollar Baby' a rich experienceupdated: Wed Dec 15 2004 11:25:00

"Million Dollar Baby" has one of the worst titles I've heard in awhile. It's a film set in the boxing world, but the title makes it sound like a Busby Berkeley musical.

showbuzzupdated: Mon Jul 12 2004 11:17:00

"You will never hear me ask what someone is wearing again," says Pat O'Brien, talking about his new syndicated entertainment show, "The Insider."

Fortune: Who's Buried By Higher Rates?updated: Mon Jun 14 2004 00:01:00

In Sergio Leone's magnificent Western, The Good, The Bad and the Ugly, Clint Eastwood and Eli Wallach are hunting for stolen gold. The treasure, they discover, is buried under a headstone in a huge...

Revenge is sweetupdated: Tue Apr 20 2004 10:35:00

Step into a movie theater and there's an overriding scent lingering above the popcorn and cleaning solvent. It's the sweet, sticky aroma of revenge.

Who's going to win Oscar?updated: Fri Feb 27 2004 10:16:00

This year, for some reason, conventional wisdom has settled early on several favorites for the 76th annual Academy Awards, scheduled for Sunday.

FSB: Tom Dinwoodie, CEO, Powerlight, Berkeley Thanks to one innovative, sun-obsessed engineer, the price of solar updated: Sun Jun 01 2003 00:01:00

Even Dirty Harry likes clean energy. Three years ago, with the California energy crisis in full swing, Clint Eastwood was looking for a "clean" energy source for his Tehama Golf Club in Carmel, Cal...

FSB: Februaryupdated: Sat Feb 01 2003 00:01:00

--Feb. 3-9: AT&T Pebble beach national pro am When Bing Crosby wasn't crooning, he loved to play golf. He started this tournament back in 1937, and it's now an official PGA tour event, pairing amat...

Fortune: AN UNLIKELY GROUP OF VIRGINS updated: Mon Aug 19 1985 00:01:00

Though few would say it to his face, admen would call Clint Eastwood and the others below virgins -- personalities who have never appeared in a commercial except for charity. Compromising any of th...

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