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Trevor Hogg profiles the career of Hollywood icon Clint Eastwood in the fifth of a five part feature (read parts one, two, three and four)...
“Maybe the title of Space Cowboys  is a bit misleading because it is mostly about the pioneers of space,” stated Clint Eastwood when discussing the story about four former test pilots from the 1950s who decades later get an opportunity to go into outer space. “We were not really cowboys, but these men who did all the pioneering in the 1950s were going to the frontier of space in planes they were not sure could make it. They were being rocketed along on the ground faster than the speed of sound to see if the human body could take it, so I would say that the film is something of a homage to those gentlemen.” The action thriller with a production budget of $65 million stars Clint Eastwood, »
Channing Tatum puts on his best Maximus face for his role as Roman soldier Marcus Aquila in a quest to restore his family's honor in The Eagle . an adventure set in the mountains of Scotland following the disappearance of the entire Ninth Legion. Based on Rosemary Sutcliff.s classic novel The Eagle of the Ninth (which I haven.t read), the film features a screenplay from Jeremy Brock (The Last King of Scotland and Her Majesty, Mrs. Brown) and was directed by Kevin Macdonald (State of Play). Along with Tatum, the film stars Jamie Bell, Julian Lewis Jones, Denis O'Hare, Mark Strong and the great Donald Sutherland. The film opens with a quick history of Rome and how »
- Patrick Luce
The Eagle, which stars Channing Tatum and Jamie Bell, will be released on Blu-ray and DVD on June 21. We don't have pricing details as of yet, but you can take a look at the cover art and special features details below.
The Eagle rises from 2nd-Century Britain, where celebrated Roman soldier Marcus Aquila (Channing Tatum of Fighting and The Dilemma) embarks on a dangerous quest to restore the tarnished reputation of his legion commander father - and find the golden emblem that disappeared with his father and thousands of troops 20 years earlier. But the highlands of Caledonia are a savage wilderness and Marcus must rely on his embittered slave, Esca (Jamie Bell of Jumper), to navigate the perilous region. Donald Sutherland (Pride & Prejudice) and Mark Strong (Kick-Ass) co-star in Academy Award-winning director Kevin Macdonald's (State of Play) epic journey that takes audiences beyond the boundaries of loyalty and betrayal, »
Opening in theaters February 11th, is a new movie from The Last King of Scotland director Kevin Macdonald called The Eagle. This Roman epic adventure is based on the popular book, "The Eagle Of The Ninth" by author Rosemary Sutcliff. The film stars Channing Tatum (G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra), and also features Jamie Bell (Jumper), Mark Strong (Sherlock Holmes), Denis O'Hare (Charlie Wilson's War), and Donald Sutherland (Mash). We recently had a chance to sit down and talk with director Kevin Macdonald, as well as actors Channing Tatum and Jamie Bell about their new film, adapting the novel, and Americans portraying Romans. To watch our exclusive interview please click on the video clip below.
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In 140 Ad, the Roman Empire extends all the way to Britain, though its grasp is incomplete, as the rebellious tribes of Caledonia (today's Scotland) hold sway in the far North. »
The Eagle will arrive in theaters nationwide on February 11 and you know we have to celebrate this new action-adventure from director Kevin Macdonald. We have a new contest running and we're giving away knit hats, thermal t-shirts, key chains and one lucky winner will receive all of this plus a $50 movie gift card. You know these prizes will go fast, so sign up to enter this contest today:
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In 140 Ad, two men - master and »
A new TV spot for The Eagle debuted during Super Bowl Xlv. Kevin Macdonald directs this thrilling tale about a young Roman soldier (Channing Tatum) who sets out to restore the tarnished reputation of his father with the help of a slave (Jamie Bell). Check out the clip below.
Click to watch The Eagle Super Bowl Xlv TV Spot!
The Eagle comes to theaters February 11th, 2011 and stars Channing Tatum, István Göz, Bence Gerö, Denis O'Hare, Paul Ritter, Zsolt László, Julian Lewis Jones, Aladár Laklóth. The film is directed by Kevin Macdonald. »
6 items from 2011
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