Latest News on Flags of Our Fathers

June 9, 2008

L.A. Times Celebrates Directors' Feuds

The recent feud that culminated with Clint Eastwood telling Spike Lee that he should "shut his face" was just the latest in a long, proud line of directorial dustups -- and the Los Angeles Times has compiled a list of some of the best.More…

March 20, 2008

Clint Eastwood Directing, Starring in Gran Torino

For a guy who's continually rumored to be done with acting, Clint Eastwood is doing a pretty good job of staying busy in front of the camera.More…

October 25, 2007

Box Office Guru Preview: Saw IV Set to Brutalize All Competitors

Jigsaw's twisted games return for another late-October round of torture fun with Saw IV which should allow the lucrative franchise to claim the biggest horror opening of the year for the second straight time.More…

October 18, 2007

Box Office Guru Preview: 30 Days of Night Gets Halloween Started Early

Competition, or a lack of it, will be the deciding factor at the North American box office this weekend for the half-dozen new releases that studios are packing into already overcrowded multiplexes. With far too many films aiming for the same finite audience segment, some are sure to eat into the potential of others.More…

August 27, 2007

Video Exclusive: Jamie Bell talks Hallam Foe, accents and Equus with RT

Rotten Tomatoes sits down with one of Britain's finest young talents to find out about his latest turn.More…

July 20, 2007

Catalina Sandina Morena Joins Soderbergh's Che Films

Did you know that Steven Soderbergh was making a movie about Che Guevara? Starring Benicio Del Toro in the title role? Yeah, me too. But somehow I missed the news that he was making TWO films about the historical figure.More…

May 24, 2007

Screenwriter Paul Haggis Enticed Back to "Bond 22"

If you liked "Casino Royale," (and who didn't?) you'll be happy to know that the screenwriting trio is now back in action for the 22nd Bond flick.More…

January 23, 2007

Oscar Nominations Announced: "Little Miss Sunshine," "Dreamgirls," "Borat" Deemed Worthy

The expected heavy hitters made the grade -- Scorsese, Whitaker, "Dreamgirls" -- but there were a handful of surprises...let's just say, if you thought you'd never read "the Oscar-nominated 'Borat'" in print, think again! The nominees for the 79th annual Academy Awards are in!More…

January 15, 2007

The Golden Globes Are Here, And They're Spectacular...Wins for Mirren, Whitaker, "Dreamgirls" and "Babel"

Sound the alarms! Tonight's telecast (8pm EST) of the 64th Annual Golden Globes Awards signaled the real start of Oscar mania, so check out our list of winners...and weigh in with your own two cents on who won, who should've won, and who definitely should not have worn what. RESULTS IN NOW!!More…

December 20, 2006

"The Departed," "Dreamgirls" Take Top Honors in Satellite Awards

"Dreamgirls," the feature adaptation of the Broadway musical, took top honors in four categories including Best Musical or Comedy and Best Director (Bill Condon), Best Supporting Actress (Jennifer Hudson), and Best Sound in the 11th Annual Satellite Awards held Sunday, December 17.More…

November 17, 2006

The Weekly Ketchup: "Spider-Man 3" Sneak Peek, Keira Knightley Jumping Ship, MGM Hedging Its Bets, And More!

In this week's Ketchup, we snuck a peek at the "Spider-Man 3" trailer, Keira Knightley may jump ship before the "Pirates" franchise walks the plank, and MGM seems to be putting all its eggs in a few baskets.More…

November 12, 2006

Box Office Wrapup: Sexytime for "Borat" Once Again!

There was no stopping the Kazakh sensation Borat which expanded nationally this weekend after a stunning debut and remained at the top of the North American box office once again.More…

November 5, 2006

Box Office Wrapup: Great Success! Borat #1 in U. S. and A.

America fell in love with Borat this weekend as the underdog movie-film about a TV journalist from Kazakhstan shocked the film industry by opening at number one, despite playing in a fraction of the theaters as Hollywood's other new offerings.More…

October 30, 2006

Box Office Wrapup: Saw III Slices Up #1 Opening with $34M

With Halloween just around the corner, moviegoers rushed out to see the new horror sequel Saw III which enjoyed the biggest opening for the franchise and easily dominated the North American box office.More…

October 26, 2006

Box Office Guru Preview: Saw III Brings The Pain

Blood will flow and screams will be deafening at North American multiplexes this weekend when the horror sequel "Saw III" buzzes its way into theaters. While there will be no fight for the number one spot, the rest of the top ten will see new films and holdovers scrambling for high positions.More…

October 22, 2006

Box Office Wrapup: Prestige Defeats Flags for #1 Spot

Three well-reviewed dramas fought over the weekend box office crown, but it was a pair of dueling magicians that North American moviegoers chose first as The Prestige opened at the top of the charts. Close behind was the mob thriller The Departed which remained strong in its third weekend while Clint Eastwood's new war saga Flags of our Fathers settled for a third place debut.More…

October 19, 2006

Box Office Guru Preview: Eastwood vs. Scorsese - Round 2

Hollywood sure loves to dwell on yesteryear. Another wave of historical films hits the multiplexes on Friday led by the World War II drama "Flags of our Fathers" directed by Clint Eastwood.More…

October 19, 2006

Critical Consensus: "Flags" Flies High; "The Prestige" Is Magic; "Flicka" Is A Pretty Good Ride; "Marie Antoinette" Spared Critical Guillotine

This week at the movies, we've got a complex tale of heroism (Clint Eastwood's "Flags of Our Fathers," starring Ryan Phillippe), a story of dueling magicians (Christopher Nolan's "The Prestige," starring Christian Bale, Scarlett Johansson, and Hugh Jackman), a yarn about a girl and her horse ("Flicka," starring Alison Lohman and Tim McGraw), and a post-punk-scored period piece about the least punk human being ever (Sofia Coppola's "Marie Antoinette," starring Kirsten Dunst). What do the critics have to say?More…

October 13, 2006

Eastwood's "Letters of Iwo Jima" To Follow "Flags" in February

Clint Eastwood's WWII drama "Flags of Our Fathers" is due out this month, and Oscar-buzzers have been wondering when the film's Japanese-language companion piece, "Letters From Iwo Jima," might also get a release. Mark your calendars for February!More…

August 16, 2006

Trailer Bulletin: Clint Eastwood's Iwo Jima Epics

It's been well-reported that Clint Eastwood has a pair of WWII movies on the way. The first will be "Flags of Our Fathers" and the second will be "Red Sun, Black Sand." And now you can check out a "combo trailer" for both films...More…

August 3, 2006

Clint Eastwood's "Flags of Our Fathers" Poster

Clint Eastwood decided that the story of Iwo Jima was too big for just one movie, so he figured he'd make one from the American perspective, and a second through the eyes of the Japanese. Pretty cool idea, and the first film, entitled "Flags of Our Fathers," opens on October 21st. A brand-new poster has just been revealed...More…

August 1, 2006

Eastwood's "Flags" to Open at the 19th Tokyo Film Festival

Clint Eastwood's "Flags of Our Fathers," the first of two films about the Battle of Iwo Jima, has been chosen to open the 19th Tokyo Film Festival, which begins on October 21st. The film will open stateside on October 20th, but it's a pretty big honor all the same.More…

March 13, 2006

Haggis To Direct And Produce "Enemies"

As negotiations with Columbia Pictures wrap up, multiple award-winning hyphenate Paul Haggis is adding another project to his plate: "Against All Enemies," based on former counterterrorism agent Richard A. Clarke's best-selling memoir.More…