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In this Thursday Jan. 15, 2009 file photo, airline passengers wait to be rescued on the wings of a US Airways Airbus 320 jetliner that safely ditched in the frigid waters of the Hudson River in New York, after a flock of birds knocked out both its engines. The audio recordings of US Airways Flight 1549, released Thursday, Feb 5, 2009 by the Federal Aviation Administration, reflect the initial tension between tower controllers and the cockpit and then confusion about whether the passenger jet went into the river. (AP Photo/Steven Day)

Aaron Eckhart and Tom Hanks team up for “Miracle On The Hudson” movie

Aaron Eckhart & Tom Hanks are going to fly. Tom Hanks will be Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger. In 2009, some birds got into the engine of Sullenberger’s plane. Sullenberger was able to safely splash down on The Hudson River, saving the lives of everyone on board. This was called the Miracle on The Hudson. Aaron […]
American Sniper - inside

American Sniper

Clint Eastwood's tour de force war film takes inside the eagle's eye perspective of a prodigious killer who took lives with precision and anguish.

American Sniper - inside

American Sniper

A complex portrait of a simple man, "American Sniper" features the performance of Bradley Cooper's career.
Jersey Boys - inside

Jersey Boys

It didn't hit any high notes during its theatrical run, but "Jersey Boys" should be poised to be a video hit.

This Magic Moment: Unforgiven (1992)

In this first entry of his new weekly column, Sam writes about a powerful scene in which Clint Eastwood sheds his decades-old tough-guy veneer.
Jersey Boys - inside

Jersey Boys

The film version of the Broadway musical about the Four Seasons aims for the higher notes, and mostly hits them.

Joe Kidd - inside

Joe Kidd (1972)

"Joe Kidd," from an original screenplay by Elmore Leonard, goes to show that even the best of us sometimes do stuff just for a paycheck.
The Eiger Sanction - inside

The Eiger Sanction (1975)

I'm just glad Clint Eastwood survived the early tawdry portion of his directing career -- epitomized by the awful spy thriller "The Eiger Sanction."

The Good the Bad and the Ugly - inside

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)

The culmination of the Spaghetti Western genre, "The Good, the Bad and Ugly" is more a continuation of an ethos than a literal sequel.
For a Few Dollars More - inside

For a Few Dollars More (1965)

Though it's slim from a storytelling perspective, "For a Few Dollars More" kept the spaghetti Western party going until it could reach its culmination.

Trouble with the Curve - inside

Trouble with the Curve

It didn't score with critics or audiences, but "Trouble with the Curve" was one of the most emotionally evocative films of 2012.
A Fistful of Dollars - inside

A Fistful of Dollars (1964)

If John Ford used landscapes as the backdrop for his character-driven stories, then Sergio Leone's primary canvas was the human face — preferably ravaged.

Where Eagles Dare - inside

Where Eagles Dare (1968)

One of the most bone-headed and turgid spy thrillers you're apt to see, containing a few neat stunts and the exceedingly rare quintuple-cross plot device.
Trouble with the Curve - inside

Trouble with the Curve

Clint Eastwood is a revelation in one of the year's best films, doing things as an actor he simply couldn't have done 25 years ago.