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Why American Sniper Is An Anti-War Film, According To Clint Eastwood
What can’t be argued is the movie’s financial success. American Sniper so far has earned $517 million worldwide. It is Eastwood’s highest-grossing film (attained at the ripe old age of 84!), and it recently claimed the title of highest-grossing movie of 2014.
american sniper Sean O'Connell 2015-03-17
How American Sniper Is Reshaping The Film Industry
American Sniper's titanic assault on the domestic box office means that a wave of war films are now in development, most of which sound pretty great.
american sniper Gregory Wakeman 2015-03-10
American Sniper Tops The Hunger Games As 2014 Box Office Champ
You may remember back in late January when we reported that The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 had taken over the top spot as Hollywood's biggest domestic hit of 2014. At that time, we were fairly certain that the numbers wouldn't change, and with good reason. Well, it turns out that strange things happen every day.
american sniper Eric Eisenberg 2015-03-08
American Sniper Is About To Topple An Incredible Record
From the looks of things, Sniper is well on track to dethrone The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 as the top grossing domestic film of 2014. Yes, the 2014 domestic moviegoing crown will soon replace Katniss Everdeen’s revolution-inspiring three-finger salute with a more simple in-unison shout of “Oorah!”
american sniper Joseph Baxter 2015-02-27
Why Jon Stewart Is Furious With Fox News Over American Sniper Coverage
The movie has been cleaning up at the box office en route to Oscar eve, where it took home one statue for Best Achievement in Sound Editing. That wasn’t enough for the hosts of the Fox News Channel’s Fox and Friends, and now Jon Stewart is taking them to task.
american sniper Sean O'Connell 2015-02-26
The American Sniper Jury Has Reached A Verdict
Some will debate over whether or not Eddie Routh earned a fair trial because of the popularity of American Sniper, a film that reached its peak during the man’s trial. At the same time, the jury deliberated for two hours, and reached a unanimous decision.
american sniper Sean O'Connell 2015-02-25
The Oscars Cut The Word Hero Out Of An American Sniper Song Lyric
According to original lyrics by Frozen's Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez, a line was actually supposed to read less ambiguously as "a hero of Afghanistan" instead of "a sniper in a combat zone."
american sniper Joseph Baxter 2015-02-24
American Sniper's Incredible Success Is Quietly Fueling An Ugly Fight Over Money
The marathon box-office success of American Sniper, which is about to hit the $400 million mark, continues to endure impressively for a film just about to round the two-month mark of its Christmas Day release.
american sniper Joseph Baxter 2015-02-18
Why Iran's Supreme Leader Has A Big Problem With American Sniper
American Sniper has been publicly attacked by the Supreme Leader of Iran, who believes that it encourages attacks on Muslims.
american sniper Gregory Wakeman 2015-02-17
The Really Sad Reason Why American Sniper's Original Ending Was Removed
Those that have seen the movie know that the final moments of Kyle's life weren't featured in American Sniper, but that's only because Kyle's widow, Taya Kyle, asked the production to remove the scene from the screenplay.
american sniper Eric Eisenberg 2015-02-16
Why Every Movie Fan Should Be Happy About Fifty Shades Of Grey And Kingsman's Success
Hollywood has been undervaluing R-rated movies for years, and looking down on their potential profitability. As seen in this past weekend’s box office results, that thinking should really be put into the past.
american sniper Eric Eisenberg 2015-02-15
Weekend Box Office: Valentines Weekend Sees Crappy Shades of Grey Top Quality Kingsman
American audiences sometimes aren't the most discerning when it comes to appreciating quality movie-making. The promise of titillating sex or mid-school grade fart jokes tends to go a lot farther than great acting and enjoyable plots. The two new movies this weekend served to solidify the point.
american sniper Scott Gwin 2015-02-15
The 10 Highest-Grossing R-Rated Movies Of All Time
By embracing an R rating, producers theoretically are alienating a large chunk of a potential audience, essentially telling teenagers – you know, the demographic that routinely spends the most discretionary income on motion pictures – that they have to jump through hoops to see your film in a theater.
american sniper Sean O'Connell 2015-02-09
Why American Sniper Is Having A Big Effect On Chris Kyle's Murder Trial
Jury selection has begun, and legal experts have said that American Sniper -- both the movie and the book on which it is based – will be a focal point when questioning potential candidates to sit in the box and listen to the case.
american sniper Sean O'Connell 2015-02-06
Little Kids Reenacting The Best Picture Nominees Is Adorable
This year's list of films nominated for Best Picture at the Academy Awards is an eclectic one, featuring multiple sharp, powerful dramas, as well as a couple rather darkly funny comedies. But what if you were to splice a bit of adorable into that formula? Well, then you would get this brand new video bluntly titled "KIDS REENACT 2015 OSCAR NOMINEES."
american sniper Eric Eisenberg 2015-02-03
Online Movie Ticket Sales Were Gigantic In January
To say that January isn't the best month for movies would probably be a pretty big understatement, and yet two major movie ticket outlets are reporting sizable bumps in January ticket sales, thanks in large part to two movies, one of which hasn't even hit theaters yet.
american sniper Kelly West 2015-02-03
Why Baghdad's Only Movie Theater Had To Pull American Sniper
As we quickly approach the 2015 Oscars, the American Sniper controversies are far from over. The Clint Eastwood film starring Bradley Cooper as the deadliest sniper in U.S. history, Chris Kyle, may be raking in movie ticket sales and breaking box-office records, but it continues to stir the political pot.
american sniper Nick Romano 2015-02-03
American Sniper's Sick Box Office Run Is About To End Thanks To This Movie
Clint Eastwood's American Sniper has been a true blue monster at the box office. Unfortunately for the film, if new prognostications are correct then American Sniper's reign as #1 will soon be over.
american sniper Eric Eisenberg 2015-02-02
American Sniper Just Broke Another Box Office Record
Despite it’s Golden Globes snub, Clint Eastwood’s American Sniper continues to break box-office records, in addition to holding its six Oscar nominations. While the 2015 Super Bowl dominated discussions this past weekend, people were apparently still heading out to theaters. What were most of them seeing? The film about the deadliest sniper in U.S. history.
american sniper Nick Romano 2015-02-02
Weekend Box Office: Sniper Shoots Down Competition For Number One Three-Peat
American Sniper held a solid lock on the number one spot for a third weekend in a row. There were three newcomers, but those three combined barely earned half of its three week old $31 million.
american sniper Scott Gwin 2015-02-01
Jesse Ventura Still Hates American Sniper's Main Character, Obviously
Box-office juggernaut, American Sniper continues to be a politically divisive hot potato of a topic. However, there’s still one person out there for whom the film’s controversy is actually personal. Former Minnesota Governor, Jesse Ventura, is still not quite ready to bury the hatchet.
american sniper Joseph Baxter 2015-01-29
Monday Movie Memo: Birdman And American Sniper Move Up The Oscar Charts
Richard Linklater’s 12-year-spanning Boyhood has been collecting numerous accolades as we have meandered through the lengthy Oscar race. But as we talked about in a recent episode of our Awards Blend, the game changes now that we are in Phase Two of the Oscar marathon.
american sniper Sean O'Connell 2015-01-26
Some People Are Not Watching American Sniper Responsibly
American Sniper dominated the box office during its opening weekend and set a number of records in the process. In addition, its been nominated for a total of six Oscars, including for Bradley Cooper’s performance as the deadliest sniper in U.S. history Chris Kyle. However, it’s also sparked a number of controversies in the process, and another one has unfortunately popped up.
american sniper Nick Romano 2015-01-26
Weekend Box Office: Sniper Takes Second Shot At Number One While Mortdecai and Magic Meltdown
American Sniper held strong to the number one spot, dropping less than 30% and adding $64 million and just crossing the $200 million mark. While directing is nothing new for Clint Eastwood, this is his most successful effort to date by box office standards. Sniper has already surpassed his previous highest grosser, Gran Torino's $148 million.
american sniper Scott Gwin 2015-01-25
American Sniper Is About To Break These New Movie-Ticket Records
Clint Eastwood's latest film American Sniper has been killing it since its wide release hit theaters last weekend. Not only has it made a ton of money, it also broke records for movie openings in the month of January. And the war-drama isn't even close to surrendering yet, as new information suggests its about to make even more substantial money and break, yet, even more records.
american sniper William Fanelli 2015-01-22
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