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Eastwood's Sully Is 'Electrifying'

One critic calls it 'an absolute triumph'

(Newser) - Sure, there was plenty of " hero sex ," but the aftermath of the Miracle on the Hudson wasn't all sunshine and rainbows. It's that story Clint Eastwood has chosen to tell in Sully , starring Tom Hanks as pilot Chesley Sullenberger. Here's what critics are saying:
  • Richard
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Clint Eastwood Explains His 'Silly' Chair Stunt

Says he heard Neil Diamond song before going on stage

(Newser) - Clint Eastwood hasn't made this many political headlines since he famously spoke to an empty chair . They stem from an interview in Esquire with him and son Scott in which he rails against the "pussy generation" (more than once) in regard to Donald Trump—and also explains why... More »

6 Stars Who've Served in the Military

Including some who may surprise you

(Newser) - Veterans Day is coming up on Wednesday, and in a nod to it, Parade lists 13 celebrities who've served in the military. Here are 6 standouts, along with some details from Military.com about their service:
  1. Chuck Norris: Air Force, 1958-1962. The champion martial artist was first exposed to
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Eastwood to Direct Captain 'Sully' Biopic

Movie will tell of Sullenberger landing his passenger plane in Hudson

(Newser) - Clint Eastwood has picked his next project as a director—the story of how Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger landed his US Airways plane safely in the Hudson River in 2009, reports the Hollywood Reporter . The 85-year-old Eastwood is coming off American Sniper, which grossed more than a half-billion dollars... More »

Hollywood Honchos Debate Politics of American Sniper

Michael Moore, Seth Rogen, Jane Fonda enter the fray

(Newser) - American Sniper didn't just set a box-office record this weekend. It also triggered debate among Hollywood honchos apparently offended by the flick—who then said they really weren't, USA Today reports. Seth Rogen, for one, tweeted yesterday that the film "kind of reminds me of the movie... More »

Eastwood's Sniper Is His 'Best in Years'

Bradley Cooper delivers as the US' deadliest sniper

(Newser) - An Oscar nominee for best picture, American Sniper stars Bradley Cooper as the late Navy SEAL Chris Kyle , considered the deadliest sniper in US history. Based on Kyle's 2012 autobiography, the Clint Eastwood-directed flick follows the soldier to war and back. Is it worth the journey? Here's what... More »

Jersey Boys Falls Flat

Film doesn't live up to the Broadway musical: critics

(Newser) - What do you get when you mix Clint Eastwood and a Tony Award-winning musical? That would be Jersey Boys, the film version of the Broadway show starring John Lloyd Young as Frankie Valli and Christopher Walken as a mobster. So will you be singing along or dozing in your seat?... More »

11 Insane Celeb Conspiracy Theories

Yes, there are people on Planet Earth who apparently believe these

(Newser) - Conspiracy theories are not just limited to the worlds of science and politics: Radar rounds up 20 of the wackiest conspiracy theories ... in Hollywood. And yes, all of them are real (in some minds):
  • OJ Simpson, not Robert Kardashian, is Khloe Kardashian's real dad.
  • Siblings Michael and LaToya Jackson
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7 Most Overrated Movies Ever

James Bond, Inception among them

(Newser) - Looking for something to watch this weekend? You've probably heard great things about the following films, but don't believe the hype, Tim Robey writes in the Telegraph . He lists the 10 most overrated films:
  1. Skyfall, directed by Sam Mendes, is hardly the thriller it was made out to
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Clint Eastwood Saves Pal With Heimlich

Director of golf tournament was choking at dinner

(Newser) - Clint Eastwood played the hero in Pebble Beach, Calif., this week with timely use of the Heimlich maneuver, reports the Carmel Pine Cone . At a dinner to honor volunteers working the annual pro-am golf tournament there, tournament director Steve John began choking on a piece of cheese. “I gave... More »

7 Stars Who Love Guns

Including some who may surprise you

(Newser) - Some celebrities like packing heat—and not just in the movies. Fox News rounds up 14 of them. A sampling:
  • Tom Selleck: He's a member of the NRA.
  • Dax Shepard: After the Sandy Hook shootings, he tweeted, "I love guns. I have several, but I would gladly get
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10 Stars Who Went Into Politics

They left glitz and glamor for lawmaking and the like

(Newser) - What to do after you tire of walking red carpets and posing for magazine covers? Shake hands and kiss babies, at least for these 19 stars-turned-politicians rounded up by Fox News . Click through the gallery for a sampling or check out the full list here . More »

16 Celeb Couples Who Split Up This Year

2013 was unlucky for these stars

(Newser) - This year wasn't great for these 16 celebrity couples, all of whom split up. Click through the gallery for a sampling, or see the full lists at ETOnline , PopSugar , and the Huffington Post . More »

Clint Eastwood, Wife Split

They separate after 17 years of marriage

(Newser) - Clint Eastwood and his younger wife of 17 years are separated, reports US Weekly . Eastwood is 83 and wife Dina 48. TMZ says the two have been living apart for a while but "remain close." They have one child together, 16-year-old daughter Morgan, though Clint has seven children... More »

Romneys Voted Against Mitt Running, 10-2

Even the would-be candidate voted no: Dan Balz book

(Newser) - Mitt Romney's entrance into the 2012 race was apparently no easy decision. Around Christmas of 2010, he and his family voted on whether he should run. Of 12 votes, 10 were nays—including Romney's own, the Huffington Post reports, per Washington Post reporter Dan Balz's upcoming book,... More »

Eastwood Signs GOP's Gay Marriage Brief

'We're making a big deal out of things we shouldn't,' he's said in past

(Newser) - Add Clint Eastwood to the growing line of Republicans throwing their weight behind an amicus brief filed with the Supreme Court in support of gay marriage, reports Breitbart . The empty-chair whisperer and longtime Libertarian/Republican is perhaps the biggest name yet to sign the brief, and he hasn't exactly been... More »

Eastwood's Empty Chair Gets Place of Honor in DC

RNC boss keeps it in his office

(Newser) - The chairman of the Republican National Committee is taking his title literally. Reince Priebus now holds the best-known empty chair in the world—the one Clint Eastwood took to task onstage at the party convention. Priebus pointed out the prop to CNN at the start of an interview about his... More »

2012's Best Viral Political Moments

Social media highlights from the year that was

(Newser) - Washington might be Hollywood for ugly people, but this year DC went as viral as any A-lister. Politico runs down the highlights in social media, from the year that brought us binders full of badass secretaries, empty chairs, and more:
  • Bronco Bama and Mitt Romney : 4-year-old Abbie Evans' video meltdown
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Eastwood Stars in Pro-Romney Ad

And Bruce Springsteen writes a song for Obama

(Newser) - Less than two weeks to election day, and celebrities are really stepping it up for their preferred candidates. On the Romney side, Clint Eastwood appears in the latest ad from pro-Mitt super PAC American Crossroads, Politico reports. "If someone doesn't get the job done, you have to hold... More »

End of Watch, Scary House Tie on Slow Weekend

'Dredd 3D' underwhelms after all the Comic-Con hype

(Newser) - Ticket sales continued to sag this weekend as Jake Gyllenhaal and Jennifer Lawrence tied at the box office and sci-fi action flick Dredd 3D fared poorly, the LA Times reports. Gyllenhaal's police drama End of Watch and Lawrence's horror film House at the End of the Street each... More »

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