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In "Sully," a miraculous moment doesn't make for much of a movie

Published Sept. 13, 2016

It's no wonder Hollywood would want to adapt the Miracle on the Hudson River into a movie. But while director Clint Eastwood works the landing to the best his late-career abilities, it's the rest of the movie around the crash that proves catastrophic for "Sully,"

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A new kind of madness: How an Oscar-winner had to fight for his identity

Published Feb. 21, 2015

A century ago, Milwaukee's Butterfly Theater seemed to be home to one of the world's greatest stories in doorman Victor McLaglen. He was a war hero, a spy, a sword-wielding giant of a man who once fought Jack Johnson. Only the real Victor McLaglen was not in Milwaukee. Here's the story of how a future Oscar-winner had to fight to restore his own identity from an unlikely Cream City imposter.

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"Jersey Boys" ... Oh, what a blight

Published June 23, 2014

Joyful. Vibrant. Infectiously fun. Visually exciting and dynamic. These are the words I used to describe "Jersey Boys" back when I reviewed the stage production at the Marcus Center last fall. In a bold move, Clint Eastwood has captured the spirit of those adjectives and locked it in a cage somewhere far, far away from his film adaptation of the Tony Award-winning jukebox musical.

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Eastwood swings and misses with "Trouble with the Curve"

Published Sept. 24, 2012

Let's get this joke out of the way now: During "Trouble with the Curve," Clint Eastwood bumps into an empty chair and gets angry with it. Now that we got that easy chuckle out of the way, let's talk about why "Trouble with the Curve" is one of the most annoying films I've seen in 2012.

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Get free tickets to "Trouble with the Curve"

Published Sept. 14, 2012

Now that he's done making headlines at the Republican National Convention, Clint Eastwood is back to doing what he does best - making movies. His latest, "Trouble with the Curve," hits theaters Friday, but if you act fast you won't have to wait that long.

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