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Empty chairs again for Eastwood at film premiere

September 20, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Three weeks ago, Clint Eastwood shared the spotlight with a single chair. On Wednesday night, he shared it with more than a dozen. The 82-year-old Oscar winner walked the press gauntlet at the Westwood premiere of his latest film “Trouble With the Curve” with 16 empty chairs right behind him. Continue Reading

Eastwood talks about convention chat with chair

September 7, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Clint Eastwood said the idea to use an empty seat as a prop at the Republican National Convention was a spur-of-the-moment decision when someone backstage asked if he wanted to sit down. Continue Reading

Experiencing the RNC: Dickinson delegate finds GOP convention in Fla. ‘impressive and powerful’

August 31, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Dickinson resident Frank Klein’s first Republican National Convention did not disappoint. Continue Reading

Trouble with the chair: Clint mocked for RNC bit

August 31, 2012 in The Daily Republic

LOS ANGELES (AP) Clint Eastwood earned plenty of bad reviews for his latest performance: a bizarre, rambling endorsement of Mitt Romney. Continue Reading

Fierce politcal debate caused by Chrysler’s ‘Halftime in America’ ad

February 6, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

People rarely pick a fight with Dirty Harry. But Chrysler’s “Halftime in America” ad featuring quintessential tough guy Clint Eastwood has generated fierce debate about whether it accurately portrays the country’s most economically distressed city or amounts to a campaign ad for President Barack Obama and the auto bailouts.
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Hollywood movies go ‘Country’ — again

November 26, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

Everyone from Clint Eastwood to Reese Witherspoon has put on cowboy boots and played the part. Gwyneth Paltrow takes her turn in the upcoming film “Country Strong.” She plays a fallen star recently released from rehab. Continue Reading

Movie season begins

September 8, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

Toronto International Film Festival unveils titles we’ll hear about during awards seasonThink of it as the 10-day equivalent of a sneak preview. Continue Reading