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Clint Eastwood Tsunami Film Yanked in Japan

Distributor calls 'Hereafter' 'not appropriate' now

(Newser) - Clint Eastwood's latest film, Hereafter, which has scenes of a tsunami destroying a Thai village, has been yanked from theaters in Japan following the nation's catastrophic earthquake. Hereafter opened in Japan late last month, and had been scheduled to play until the end of March. The film's distributor, Warner Entertainment,... More »

Critics Split on Eastwood's Hereafter

One person's 'enthralling' is another person's boring

(Newser) - Clint Eastwood, Matt Damon … what’s not to like about Hereafter? But not all the critics are overly impressed with this spiritual film that touches on the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami and the 2005 London subway bombings:
  • “The mostly mesmerizing but finally flawed film” mostly “plays like
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