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Actor, Clint Eastwood, was born Clinton Eastwood, Jr. on May 31, 1930 in San Francisco, CA. As of December 2016, Clint Eastwood was 86 years old.
HONORS and AWARDS:.
Clint Eastwood was nominated for six Academy Awards, winning two for Best Director for Unforgiven and Million Dollar Baby in 1992 and 2004 respectively. He also won one Honorary Award in 1994 Clint Eastwood .
|1992||Best Actor||Unforgiven (1992)||Bill Munny||Nominated|
|1992||Best Director||Unforgiven (1992)||N/A||Won|
|2003||Best Director||Mystic River (2003)||N/A||Nominated|
|2004||Best Actor||Million Dollar Baby||Frankie Dunn||Nominated|
|2004||Best Director||Million Dollar Baby||N/A||Won|
|2006||Best Director||Letters from Iwo Jima (2006)||N/A||Nominated|
Academy Awards (Honorary Oscars)
|1994||IRVING G. THALBERG MEMORIAL AWARD||Clint Eastwood|
Clint Eastwood's handprints and footprints were 'set in stone' at Grauman's Chinese Theater during imprint ceremony #151 on Aug 21, 1984.
Million Dollar Baby (2004, )By Andrew Wickliffe on Jul 2, 2017 From The Stop Button
Million Dollar Baby has a somewhat significant plot twist. Well, it actually has a couple of them. And neither comes with much foreshadowing. A little in Paul Haggiss script, which director Eastwood visualizes appropriately, but theyre in the background. The film has its larger than life story to ... Read full article
The Bridges of Madison County (1995, )By Andrew Wickliffe on May 12, 2017 From The Stop Button
The Bridges of Madison County is many things, but its definitely an adaptation of a best-selling novel. Thanks to director Eastwood, its not a cheap adaptation of a best-selling novel, but its still an adaptation. Theres still a frame. No matter how much Eastwood deglamorizes it, no matter how w... Read full article
Absolute Power (1997, )By Andrew Wickliffe on Apr 16, 2017 From The Stop Button
Absolute Power has a number of narrative issues. Well, less narrative issues and more narrative slights. As the film enters the third act, director Eastwood and screenwriter William Goldman decide the audience has gotten enough out of the movie and its time to wrap things up. Its a shame because t... Read full article
A Perfect World (1993, )By Andrew Wickliffe on Aug 10, 2016 From The Stop Button
A Perfect World runs almost two hours and twenty minutes (it does with end credits). The last act of the film is a seventeen or so minute showdown in real time. Until that point in the film, John Lee Hancock’s script flirts with occasional sequences in real time, but there’s a lot of sum... Read full article
My Five Favorite MoviesBy Rick29 on May 30, 2016 From Classic Film & TV Cafe
Note that this list isn't comprised of the five best Eastwood films. Rather, it's just one fan's personal faves. And since this is a classic movie blog, I've focused on Clint's work through the 1980s. 1. The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976). Eastwood's fifth film as a director spotlights two of his favori... Read full article
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Joe: To kill a man you shoot him in the heart. Isn't that what you said, Ramon?
Joe: You see, I understand you men were just playin' around, but the mule, he just doesn't get it. Course, if you were to all apologize...
Joe: I don't think it's nice, you laughin'. You see, my mule don't like people laughing. He gets the crazy idea you're laughin' at him. Now if you apologize, like I know you're going to, I might convince him that you really didn't mean it.
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