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Thursday, September 10 2009

Part Four: December 2009

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.


Reviews

Thursday, June 10 2010

'Invictus': Remember the Springboks

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


Thursday, December 10 2009

Invictus

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.


Blogs

Friday, December 11 2009

'Invictus' Is More Thrilling Off the Pitch Than On

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


News

Friday, February 19 2010

Freeman's performance as Nelson Mandela earns him chance at second Oscar

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


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