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January 15, 2015

Director Clint Eastwood's 10 Best Movies

He's gone from TV star to action hero to one of the biggest stars in Hollywood -- on both sides of the camera. We're talking, of course, about Clint Eastwood, and with his latest directorial effort, American Sniper, reaching theaters this weekend, we at RT thought the time was right for a look back at the best-reviewed films of his career behind the lens. We've reached back to the beginning, set the Tomatometer for "Make My Day," and come up with a list that'll take you from the high plains to the sands of Iwo Jima. Do you feel lucky, punks?More…

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…

December 14, 2007

Atonement, Control Lead London Film Critics Noms

The London Critics Circle has announced the nominees for its year-end awards, with Anton Corbijn's Control and Joe Wright's Atonement leading the pack at eight nominations apiece.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…

February 22, 2007

Oscar Night Approaches; Who Will Win? Our Predictions Inside!

There's two ways to predict the Oscars: (1) dissect the awards buzz, attempting to get a feel for the fickle machinations of the Academy voter. Or (2) use your powers of geek math to crunch box office numbers and awards statistics for some cold, hard facts. With both methods in full swing, here?s a rundown of the Internet's major Oscar predictions.More…

January 30, 2007

SAG Award Winners Revealed, Oscar Predicting Hits Full Steam

Known as a big predictor of what'll go down Oscar night, the Screen Actors Guild Awards ceremony took place last Sunday to a rapturous Hollywood crowd without a hitch (or surprises or upsets). Check out the full winners list below, along with analysis on how the SAG results affect the Oscar nominees' chances.More…

January 29, 2007

Box Office Guru Wrapup: "Epic Movie" Conquers Box Office

Proving that there's always money in spoof comedies, Fox's "Epic Movie" shot straight to number one over the weekend in its debut frame beating out three other new releases plus a handful of expanding Academy Award contenders. In fact, the immature laugher outgrossed all five Oscar nominees for best picture combined.More…

January 18, 2007

Box Office Guru Preview: "Hitcher" Aims to Terrorize Moviegoers

After a busy MLK frame which concluded with the Golden Globe Awards, Hollywood lets the dust settle this weekend as only one new film enters wide release - the horror remake "The Hitcher."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 21, 2006

Box Office Guru Preview: Museum Open For Business Over Crowded Christmas Weekend

Moviegoers will have plenty to choose from over the long Christmas holiday weekend as four new star-driven wide releases hit the marketplace adding to an already crowded marquee.More…

December 14, 2006

"Babel," "Departed," And A Few Surprises Lead Golden Globes Nominations

"Babel"'s back in the game as this year's Golden Globes nominations were announced, including many expected Oscar pics -- and a few smaller surprises.More…

December 13, 2006

RTIndie: With Critics Awards to Mirren and Whitaker, Will Golden Globes Go Small?

It's no secret that Helen Mirren and "The Queen" are primed to reap big time this awards season, but are the Hollywood Foreign Press and their Oscar-influencing Golden Globes headed towards indie-land and the art house?More…

November 28, 2006

Globes and Oscars Speak Different (Foreign) Languages

OK, this is all a little confusing, but I think I got the gist of it: Mel Gibson's "Apocalypto" and Clint Eastwood's "Letters from Iwo Jima" WILL be eligible for "best foreign language film" at the Golden Globes -- but NOT at the Oscars, because they're technically considered "American" movies. American movies in which nothing but "foreign" languages are spoken.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…