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  1. Sully review: Clint Eastwood sticks to flag-waving formula for all-American heroRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 1 | Sunday Herald

    ... after the man at its centre. This is another of Eastwood's all-American hero films, following American Sniper, Gran Torino, Flags of our Fathers, and Letters from Iwo Jima. It is an approach that has its upsides and downsides. On the upside, the ...

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  2. Alison Rowat film review: SullyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 30 | Sunday Herald

    ... after the man at its centre. This is another of Eastwood's all-American hero films, following American Sniper, Gran Torino, Flags of our Fathers, and Letters from Iwo Jima. It is an approach that has its upsides and downsides. On the upside, the ...

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  3. Clint Eastwood and the Presidential Medal of FreedomRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 23 | New Urban Legends

    ... actor. The bio for this account claims that it is run by "Walt Kowalski," Eastwood's character from the movie Gran Torino: NOT Clint Eastwood. I'm Walt Kowalski #GranTorino, Callahan #DirtyHarry & Munny in#Unforgiven. I'm the good, the bad, & the ...

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  4. Fans of John Boyega post first pictures from the set of the 'Pacific Rim' sequelRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 22 | Digital Trends

    ... who was played by Idris Elba ( Luther ) in the first film. Boyega is joined in the cast by Scott Eastwood ( Gran Torino ), Cailee Spaeny, Jing Tian ( Special ID ), and Levi Meaden ( Aftermath ). Ron Perlman is rumored to be reprising his role as ...

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  5. ScreenSavour: Confused leaningsRead the original story

    Friday Nov 18 | Mydigitalfc.com

    ... it seems so; but frankly, many of his films belie his ideological stance. One of his greatest films - Gran Torino (2008) - in fact, takes up a story dealing with a retrogressive, racist old man who finds his old neighbourhood being taken over by ...

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  6. Trump should save his tough talk for terroristsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 12 | New York Post

    ... carried a satisfying streak of Clint Eastwood. He practically told the outgoing president (as Eastwood said in "Gran Torino"), "Ever notice how you come across somebody once in a while you shouldn't have messed with? That's me." To the scumbags of ...

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  7. John Boyega reveals 'Pacific Rim' sequel title, confirms that cameras are rollingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 9 | Digital Trends

    ... Jaeger program played by Idris Elba ( Luther ) in the original, 2013 film. Boyega is joined by Scott Eastwood ( Gran Torino ), Cailee Spaeny, Jing Tian ( Special ID ), and Levi Meaden ( Aftermath ). Ron Perlman is rumored to be reprising his role as ...

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  8. Curmudgeon learns to care in - Man Called Ove'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2016 | Cincinnati CityBeat

    Swedish film 'A Man Called Ove' has fashioned a figure cut from the same pattern used by Clint Eastwood in 'Gran Torino.' should forgive themselves for thinking early on that they have seen this one before.

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  9. a A Man Called Ovea is heartwarming, uplifting movieRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | Star-Telegram.com

    Stories about crusty old curmudgeons are a staple subgenre of our film diet. From Pixar's animated fantasy Up to Clint Eastwood's character-driven Gran Torino and Alexander Payne's relationship dramedy Nebraska , we're told that even at the 11th hour, there's still the promise of a new start.

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  10. Waiting for his big break, 'Once' actor plays enough instruments to be a one-man bandRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2016 | The Post-Standard

    ... piano and harmonica, along with knowing the lines. Kurowski is no stranger to acting. At 14, he had a part in "Gran Torino" with Clint Eastwood. That small part -- Kurowski had a few lines -- financed his dream of acting, he said. If it wasn't for ...

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  11. Richard Freedman: We will surviveRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2016 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    ... is climbing to normal. He's got that Clint Eastwood “get off my lawn” look from the film “Gran Torino.” “We've had plenty of bad presidents and we're about to get another one. I don't care who wins,” he ...

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  12. 'Ove' infuses story of loneliness with comic verve, quirky wisdomRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2016 | The Wave

    ... are a staple subgenre of our film diet. From Pixar's animated fantasy "Up" to Clint Eastwood's character-driven "Gran Torino" and Alexander Payne's relationship dramedy "Nebraska," we're told that even at the 11th hour, there's still the promise of ...

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  13. Gran TorinoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2016 | Flashgoirl.blogspot.com

    Curmudgeonly Korean War vet Walt must confront his Hmong immigrant neighbors -- and his own prejudices -- when their teenage son Thao tries to steal Walt's beloved 1972 Gran Torino. Walt soon assumes the unlikely role of guardian angel to young Thao.

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  14. Sully Just Soared Passed This Impressive Box Office MilestoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2016 | Cinema Blend News

    ... its theatrical run. This high benchmark would make it Clint Eastwood's third highest grossing film -- behind Gran Torino and American Sniper -- as well as one of Tom Hanks ' biggest hits in years. The fact that Sully has become a financial success ...

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  15. Box-Office Milestone: 'Sully' Crosses $100 Million in U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2016 | Hollywood Reporter

    The movie is on its way to becoming director Clint Eastwood's top-grossing title in North America behind 'American Sniper' and 'Gran Torino,' and is also one of Tom Hanks' biggest grossing films in recent times. Clint Eastwood's Sully glided past the $100 million mark at the North American box office on Saturday, no small feat for an adult drama.

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  16. In 'A Man Called Ove,' gruff Swede sets gold standard in curmudgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Stories about crusty old curmudgeons are a staple subgenre of our film diet. From Pixar's animated fantasy "Up" to Clint Eastwood's character-driven "Gran Torino" and Alexander Payne's relationship dramedy "Nebraska," we're told that even at the 11th hour, there's still the promise of a new start.

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  17. A Man Called Ove Is a Swedish Gran TorinoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2016 | The Stranger

    If the tone is more overtly sentimental, A Man Called Ove plays like a Swedish variation on Gran Torino -except the cars are Volvos and Saabs. Ove , a 59-year-old widower, has just been made redundant after 42 years at the same factory.

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  18. Judges, Lawyers Honor Smut-Peddler After Historic SCOTUS CaseRead the original story

    Sep 28, 2016 | The Daily Caller

    ... offer plaudits to starlet's of the Koz's favorite films. Christopher Buckley of Thank You For Smoking fame, and Gran Torino's Clint Eastwood have all led post-mortems after screenings in the august chambers of the 9th Circuit. Kozinski himself has ...

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  19. Movie Notes: SullyRead the original story

    Sep 22, 2016 | Commonweal

    ... characters. These qualities imbue his best films, from High Plains Drifter and Unforgiven to Mystic River and Gran Torino . What I resist in him is a streak of sentimentality, triggered especially by patriotism and drawing forth odes to manly honor, ...

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  20. Let police handle crimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2016 | The Chronicle-Journal

    Clint Eastwood, the iconic Hollywood director of poignant films like The Trouble With The Curve and Million Dollar Baby, is also known for movies in which ordinary people engage in violence when dealing with ordinary problems. Some may recall the character Eastwood portrayed in Gran Torino, in which an angry veteran confronts a small-time mobster with a rifle.

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