The phrase “based on a true story” can mean anything from “slavishly accurate” to “vaguely based on a real thing that might have happened” — and most movies using the tagline fall somewhere in the middle. On his website Information Is Beautiful (via Collider), McCandless does a scene-by-scene breakdown of 14 recent, notable “true story” films, citing where they stick to the truth and where they deviate. Color-coded graphs show at a glance which films got it mostly right (Spotlight, Selma, The Big Short) and which played fast and loose with the facts (The Imitation Game, Dallas Buyers Club, American Sniper).
Bradley Cooper is now opening up about that incredibly fake baby he shared screen time with in Clint Eastwood’s 2014 Oscar-nominated hit drama American Sniper. The actor, who starred as the late Navy SEAL Chris Kyle in the film, rolled with laughter after Ellen DeGeneres brought up the topic during Monday’s Ellen show.
Thanks to films like 'Jurassic World', 'Avengers,' and 'American Sniper,' U.S. box-office revenue has hit an all time year-to-date record.
Bradley Cooper and his trainer share to what extremes the actor went for his Oscar-nominated role in an exclusive behind-the-scenes video and interview.
By Stephen Galloway "Stark terror" was the emotion Clint Eastwood experienced more than six decades ago when he almost died during a plane crash, he said March 11.
Over the weekend, American Sniper passed The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1 to become the highest-grossing movie released in 2014. Already, Steven Spielberg has announced plans to team with Jennifer Lawrence on a big-screen adaptation of Pulitzer Prize-winning Iraq War photographer Lynsey Addario’s memoir, It’s What I Do.
The Clint Eastwood war drama has passed the latest 'Hunger Games' installment as the top-grossing 2014 movie in the U.S.
'American Sniper' is expected to take over 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1' as the highest grossing release of 2014.