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‘La La Land’ ties for Oscars record

Tatianna Salisbury

January 30, 2017

The romantic movie-musical “La La Land” received a record of 14 nominations, including one for Best Picture on Tuesday when Oscar nominations were announced. The film made history as the only movie to tie with “Titanic” and “All About Eve” for the record of most nominations.The big buzz sur...

‘Trouble with the Curve’ a swing and a miss

Beth Schumacher

September 23, 2012

Here’s an odd combination: Clint Eastwood, a love story, Amy Adams, baseball and Justin Timberlake. Add that all together and you get Trouble with the Curve. The sports-drama, released on Friday, follows legendary baseball scout Gus (Eastwood). His unwillingness to keep up with the changing times, ...

Eastwood Trail Chair

Eastwood Trail Chair

The Associated Press

September 6, 2012

A life-sized cardboard cutout of actor Clint Eastwood next to an empty chair is seen overlooking a freeway in Glendale, Calif., Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012. The chair is a reference to Eastwood’s 12-minute speech during last week’s Republican National Convention that drew both criticism and praise for East...

Get your empty chairs ready

Get your empty chairs ready

Holly New

September 6, 2012

“Do you feel lucky, punk?” Well, I do. While you were out celebrating Labor Day, I was celebrating a unique and thought-provoking new holiday: the first annual National Empty Chair Day. That’s right, I put an empty chair in my front lawn. Now, for those of you who think I have lost my marbles, N...

‘J. Edgar’ an interesting look behind the scenes of history

Jessica Cabe

November 14, 2011

Clint Eastwood's latest endeavor is a biopic about J. Edgar Hoover, the first director of the F.B.I. who served in the Justice Department for almost 50 years under eight presidents. The film begins in 1919 with a 24-year-old Hoover (Leonardo DiCaprio) serving under Attorney General A. Mitchell Palmer...