Part Four: December 2009 | 10 Sep 2009 // 5:00 PM
At last, dessert, with just a few more entrees tossed in to satisfy those coming late to the table. The big guns -- James Cameron, Clint Eastwood, Peter Jackson, Terrence Malik -- are still putting the finishing touches on their over the top treats, hoping that viewers will appreciate the care and craftsmanship that went into each one. As usual, it looks like the Hollywood heavyweights are once again saving some of the best for last.
'Invictus': Remember the Springboks | 10 Jun 2010 // 4:59 PM
The 1995 Rugby World Cup victory by hometown team South Africa may not have had the lasting effects on race relations many had hoped for, but it's still a hopeful moment worth revisiting, as Clint Eastwood does with Invictus
Invictus | 10 Dec 2009 // 10:47 PM
Obvious and earnest, the film dramatizes the events leading to the 1995 Rugby World Cup tournament, during which Mandela gambled on sports as a means to unify his nation.
'Invictus' Is More Thrilling Off the Pitch Than On | 11 Dec 2009 // 10:00 AM
If truth is stranger than fiction, what is the fictionalized version of reality? More normal? Less special? That's the quandary facing Clint Eastwood and his
Freeman's performance as Nelson Mandela earns him chance at second Oscar | 19 Feb 2010 // 5:00 AM
LOS ANGELES — Not long ago, Morgan Freeman attended a screening in South Africa of "Invictus," the Clint Eastwood-directed historical drama that has earned Freeman a