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Go Ahead...Make My Day!

Marcia Liss | Posted 05.15.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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No, Clint Eastwood Didn't Threaten To Kill Michael Moore

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 04.23.2015 | Entertainment

Clint Eastwood was honored on Wednesday night at CinemaCon's “Legend of Cinema Luncheon: A Salute to Clint Eastwood." In addition to being recognize...

American Sniper's Cory Hardrict Shares Advice From Clint Eastwood

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 04.16.2015 | Entertainment
Jeryl Brunner

Meet Cory Hardrict. Last year, the actor appeared alongside Bradley Cooper as Navy Seal Deryck "D" Dandridge in American Sniper. And this month Hardri...

The Untold Story of America's Tigers

Clara Macri | Posted 04.14.2015 | Arts
Clara Macri

General Claire "Lee" Chennault was not only brave, he was cunning. He out-thought the Japanese Air Force at every turn and these exploits and the real-life heroes who surrounded him, and sometimes died for him, deserves to be told.

Scott Eastwood Reveals Clint Was An 'Old-School' Father

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 04.10.2015 | Fifty

Growing up with an Oscar-winning actor as your father doesn't guarantee you'll have it easy. Just look at Scott Eastwood, son of Hollywood legend Clin...

First Nighter: "Paint Your Wagon" Revival Paints Town Red-Hot

David Finkle | Posted 05.19.2015 | Arts
David Finkle

When Paint Your Wagon was first done and record companies still actively scoured upcoming scores for chart-topping possibilities, the ones selected were "I Talk to the Trees" and "They Call the Wind Maria."

Clint Eastwood Says He And 'American Sniper' Are 'Anti-War'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 03.17.2015 | Entertainment

After fierce debate over whether "American Sniper" glorifies war, Clint Eastwood has said he sees the film -- and himself -- as "anti-war." Speaki...

'American Sniper': A Cowboys and Indians Tale

Ronald Tiersky | Posted 05.12.2015 | Entertainment
Ronald Tiersky

War is killing. It is justified killing, yet even justified killing constitutes a form of evil -- but it's the lesser evil, and living with it is the moral burden soldiers accept to carry for the rest of us.

American Sniper Leaves Oscar Weekend Behind Without Top Prizes But With Larger Laurels

William Bradley | Posted 02.26.2015 | Entertainment
William Bradley

American Sniper may not have come out of Oscar weekend with any of the top prizes, but it did come away with a new cumulative box office of more than $320 million. That's by far the highest of any war film in history, not to mention more than all the other Oscar Best Picture nominees combined.

Women's Rights at 87th Oscars: Why #AskHerMore Should Focus on Asking Actresses to Run for Office!

Lonna Saunders | Posted 04.25.2015 | Chicago
Lonna Saunders

The #AskHerMore twitter campaign highlighted at last night's 87th Academy Awards by Reese Witherspoon and others, points out the disparity in the types of questions asked of the 44 women nominees compared with those asked of their male counterparts.

Clint Eastwood And New Girlfriend Are Red Carpet Official

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 02.23.2015 | Divorce

The bad news for Clint Eastwood is that his film, "American Sniper," was largely snubbed at the Oscars last night. The good news? He looked like a ver...

Silver Actors on the Silver Screen

Michael Hodin | Posted 04.25.2015 | Fifty
Michael Hodin

The best art is that which holds a mirror to our lives. So if we as a society are aging, so too should the talkies. And here Hollywood teaches us one of the most critical lessons about turning global population aging into a sustainable source of economic growth.

Humphrey Bogart and Clint Eastwood Still Make My Day

Robert David Jaffee | Posted 04.24.2015 | Entertainment
Robert David Jaffee

Because of his war pictures and Westerns, he will always be perceived by some as the heir to John Wayne, but, whatever one thinks of American Sniper, Eastwood is much more subtle than some jingoistic zealot.

We ♥ Militarism

Nan Levinson | Posted 04.20.2015 | Politics
Nan Levinson

National myths have their purposes, but refusing to examine them or see that they are myths is a form of willful blindness.

American Sniper Screenwriter Jason Hall on Screenwriting, War Movies and Being Nominated for an Oscar

Quora | Posted 04.18.2015 | Entertainment
Quora

A great character involves us in a way that most plots can't. Even the greatest of plots with a thin character doesn't involve us, but a great character with a thin plot does. It's all about character.

For Your Consideration: Fake Bradley Cooper in Canadian Sniper

Omer Rosen | Posted 04.14.2015 | Comedy
Omer Rosen

This awards season, forget American Sniper. See the controversial movie Quebec separatists don't want you to see but conservationists can't wait for you to see but botanists forbid you to see but environmentalists say you must see. See Canadian Sniper--or at least its trailer. Go Canucks!

The Art and Power of Film

Darryl Woodard | Posted 04.15.2015 | Entertainment
Darryl Woodard

Museums such as the Louvre simply would not exist if everyone saw a work of art once, and that's it. Therefore, why would anyone even bother decorating their own house with some art, if only planning to look at it just once? That also, can be the power of film.

The 36 Best and Worst Celebrity Baby Names of All Time

Mallory Moss | Posted 04.14.2015 | Entertainment
Mallory Moss

Just as we turn to celebrities for new trends to name our children, we also look toward them to see what outrageous names they have picked this time around. From Apple to Zahara, Mallory Moss presents the best and worst celebrity baby names of all time.

American Sniper and the Muslim 'Savage'

Todd Green, Ph.D. | Posted 04.11.2015 | Religion
Todd Green, Ph.D.

Does American Sniper deserve special condemnation for its portrayals of Muslims? No, not special condemnation, particularly when you consider Hollywood's history. But the film's troubling depiction of Muslims deserves far more critical scrutiny than many journalists and film reviewers have been willing to give it.

American Sniper and the War Story We Cannot Tell

Zachary Moon | Posted 04.08.2015 | Religion
Zachary Moon

The movie entertains because it follows a standard Western format: Good-guys who are rough-around-the-edges, but lovable nonetheless. And bad-guys who are underdeveloped, one-dimensional foils of all things good and just.

FLASH: Movies and Real Life Aren't the Same Thing

Eric Mink | Posted 04.07.2015 | Media
Eric Mink

Whatever our opinions about specific conflicts, military men and women serve in the name of the American people - all of us. The least we can do is keep our promises to them.

Hollywood's Furriner Problem

John Feffer | Posted 04.07.2015 | World
John Feffer

In both American Sniper and that other controversial recent release The Interview, Americans are the heroes and foreigners are the targets. And not just foreigners but furriners: an undifferentiated group of people so alien in their ways that they are practically subhuman.

Is Chris Kyle a Patriot?

Garrett Jennings | Posted 04.06.2015 | College
Garrett Jennings

Liberals criticize the movie for not being historically accurate and for progressing damaging views of Islamophobia while conservatives praise the movie for honoring a brave American patriot who risked his life fighting enemies of the United States. So, what side is correct?

Good, Bad and Ugly

Edward Goldman | Posted 04.05.2015 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Most of the time, I am able to find something interesting and appealing that I want to share with my audience. However, on rare occasions, I talk about an exhibition or art event that disappoints and even troubles me.

See This Year's Oscar Nominees In One Photo

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 02.03.2015 | Entertainment

Just days before the final round of Oscar voting is set to begin, this year's illustrious nominees gathered at the Beverly Hilton for the annual lunch...