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Movie Review: The Equalizer -- Denzel Kicks Butt Again

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.24.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

There is always an audience for actors in late middle-age who know how to kick serious ass. Charles Bronson was 53 when he made Death Wish, Liam Neeson was 54 when he did Taken and Clint Eastwood was 73 when he did Gran Torino.

Is Hollywood Trying To Make Cancer Sexy?

Orange County Register | By Courtney Perkes | Posted 04.27.2013 | Los Angeles

There are too few Hollywood endings when it comes to the depiction of cancer in movies, doctors say. Last fall, Italian researchers analyzed 82 cance...

Clint Eastwood: 'Hot-Doggin' It' at the RNC

Dr. Caroline Cicero | Posted 11.04.2012 | Fifty
Dr. Caroline Cicero

Eastwood is 82, and his appearance just before Mitt Romney took the stage was an opportunity for him to leave his legacy on the political process.

For a Few (Bailout) Dollars More

Sunil Adam | Posted 04.10.2012 | Politics
Sunil Adam


Brooklyn Man Fires Rifle At Group Of Rowdy Teens

Posted 08.20.2011 | New York

Thomas Dunikowski, the Marine Park man who allegedly opened fire on a group of rowdy teenagers Saturday, is being called a hero by the mother of one o...

HuffPost Premiere: Jesse Harris' 'Little Star,' Plus a Conversation With Kyle Eastwood

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Jazz musician Kyle Eastwood talks his new album, Metropolitain, living in Paris, and doing musical scores for film.

Top Clint Eastwood and Matt Damon Moments

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

This Friday October 22nd, Matt Damon hits the silver screen again, starring in Hereafter. Directed by Clint Eastwood, the film tackles a story about t...

HuffPost Review: Harry Brown

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Harry Brown is hard and violent, a thriller that makes no pretense about the explicit toll of violence. But it's built around a strong character and an award-winning kind of performance by Michael Caine.

Movies for Grownups

Chuck Weinstock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Chuck Weinstock

Movies for grownups seem to be in trouble. You can't pick up a newspaper without reading another article about the new studio decree: They're not making adult dramas anymore.

Two by Earth, Three by Fire: Detroit Revisited

Lester Sloan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lester Sloan

Ironically, it is still Detroit that gives the suburbs a sense of place and America a reason to hope.

Chance of Death by Street Violence Depends on Where You Live: Can Better Data and Information Unlock the Deadly Pattern?

Mari Gallagher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Mari Gallagher

There has been no clear-cut formula for systematically predicting and curtailing the violent activity that plagues Chicago and other cities. Can that change?

Watchmen Does $55 Million Over Opening Weekend -- Why this is Good News and Bad News

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

When you factor in the money earned, as well as the gender neutral demographics, Watchmen comes off as a male version of Sex & The City.

Greening Hollywood: Santa Barbara's Film Festival, An Eco-Heaven-By-The-Sea

Paige Donner | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Paige Donner

Santa Barbara is an eco-tourist's heaven. There are many organic food restaurants and a few outstanding organic spas for the travel and film-screening-weary.

We All Live in Clint Eastwood's America

Allison Silver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Allison Silver

The Bush administration, as events rolled out over the last eight years, has regularly said, "Who could have seen this coming?" Well, for one, Clint Eastwood did.

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Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

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On Gran Torino and Christ Eastwood

Disgrasian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Once again, Big White Dude saves the Little Yellow Dude -- unable to protect himself or his family, of course -- and gets to be the hero.

Oscar Contenders Dribble Out Slowly

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

This year's movie awards season has played out like Oscar night at Minsky's. At least a dozen of the supposedly hottest contenders -- among them "The ...

Clint and Cheney: a Tale of Two Dicks

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

The VP and Eastwood's character are both gruff, prickly, taciturn, sandpaper-voiced men, given to conservative views, macho posturing, and a narrow view of right and wrong. And they both always seem on the verge of telling people around them to go f**k themselves. Read More Will The Madoff Debacle Finally End The "Who Could Have Known?" Era? Iraq. Fannie Mae. Citigroup. Bernie Madoff. When you look at the elements that were crucial to the creation of each of these debacles, it's amazing how much in common they all have. And not just in how they began but in how they ended: with those responsible being amazed at what happened, because...who could have known? Read More Watch: Arianna Talks New Media and Politics with Ashton Kutcher

White House Still "Gathering Information" While Detroit Suppliers go Bankrupt

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Even Bush doesn't want to go down in history as the man who oversaw the destruction of GM, Ford and Chrysler (I hope), and I'd guess Obama wishes he could install his own new team now and fire Paulson.

Review: Gran Torino (2008)

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Gran Torino 2008 116 minutes rated R by Scott Mendelson Clint Eastwood is the rare actor who has had two 'final acts' in his career. The first came ...

I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus von Staffenberg

Jamie Malanowski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jamie Malanowski

It's a weird way to mark the season of peace, but it must be said that Hollywood's willingness to spike the eggnog with a bit of blood has led to some interesting mash-ups.

Clint Eastwood Oscar Talk: He Doesn't Care

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

BEING introduced to Clint Eastwood is something like seeing a California redwood for the first time. The difference is that this redwood, even at the ...

Gran Torino: Who's Saving Whom?

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Is Gran Torino a breakthrough -- or the same old same old, tricked out with a potentially Oscar-winning performance by Eastwood?