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The Top 10 Movies Directed By Clint Eastwood

By George Percival | 12th June 2014

Having first installed himself within American culture with his recurring role as Rowdy Yates in the cowboy seriesRawhide, San Francisco native Clint Eastwood would become renowned across the world for his roles in a succession...

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Rocky Is Top Sports Film

25th November 2011

Rocky has fought off competition from Cool Runnings and Million Dollar Baby to be named the U.K.'s favourite sports film.Sylvester Stallone's 1976 movie about underdog boxer Rocky Balboa topped a poll by Lovefilm ahead of...

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Movie Boss Got Lucky After Passing On Million Dollar Baby

8th April 2011

Departing Warner Bros. boss Alan Horn has revealed he initially passed on Clint Eastwood's Oscar-winning Million Dollar Baby - because he didn't think movie audiences would pay to see a woman fight.The movie mogul, who...

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Swank Suffered Mercury Poisoning For Million Dollar Baby

3rd January 2011

HILARY SWANK was diagnosed with mercury poisoning after gorging on fish to bulk up for her boxer role in MILLION DOLLAR BABY and spent "years" struggling to regain her health.The double-Oscar winner, 36, was a...

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Swank Splashes Out $3.5 Million On New York Home

21st December 2009

MILLION DOLLAR BABY actress HILARY SWANK has treated herself to a lavish gift in time for the holidays - she has splashed out $3.5 million £2.2 million) on a New York home.The 35-year-old actress has...

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Swank: 'I Love Public Transport'

2nd April 2007

HILARY SWANK loves using public transport - because it helps her stay "in touch" with life. The MILLION DOLLAR BABY star believes celebrities should make a concerted effort to be "normal", and shouldn't let their...

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Swank's Survival Tips For The Oscars

25th February 2007

Double Oscar winner HILARY SWANK has given other actresses advice on how to survive tonight's (25FEB07) prestigious Academy Awards ceremony - don't eat or drink anything. The 32-year-old is a familiar sight at the awards...

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Eastwood: 'This Year Could Be Scorsese's Year'

12th February 2007

CLINT EASTWOOD is tipping MARTIN SCORSESE to fulfil his Academy Award ambitions this year (07) and beat him to the Best Director prize. Eastwood is up against Scorsese for the award, two years after his...

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Lowe: 'Substance Abuse Strained My Marriage To Swank'

26th January 2007

Actor CHAD LOWE refuses to blame his substance abuse for the breakdown of his marriage to double Oscar winner HILARY SWANK, but he admits it "strained" their relationship. Swank and Lowe were married for eight...

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Lowe Confirms New Relationship

19th January 2007

LATEST: HILARY SWANK's estranged husband CHAD LOWE has confirmed he has found love again with producer KIM PAINTER. Lowe, 39, and Painter, 33, were first spotted together at the 15 November (07) Los Angeles premiere...

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Lowe Dating Fisher's Assistant

18th January 2007

HILARY SWANK's estranged husband CHAD LOWE has found love again with CARRIE FISHER's personal assistant. Lowe, 32, has been quietly dating pretty brunette KIM PAINTER, 33, since October (06). The two became friends last...

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Freeman Refuses To Retire

15th January 2007

Oscar-winning actor MORGAN FREEMAN is refusing to consider retirement as he approaches his 70th birthday - because his only passion is making movies. The MILLION DOLLAR BABY star, who turns 70 in June (07), plans...

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Swank Under Fire For Teacher Role

11th January 2007

Double Oscar winner HILARY SWANK has come under fire for her role as an inspirational school teacher in new movie FREEDOM WRITERS - because the actress never graduated from high school. The MILLION DOLLAR BABY...

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Swank Adjusting To Independent New Life

9th January 2007

Oscar winner HILARY SWANK is adjusting to living on her own for the first time in her life since separating from husband CHAD LOWE. The MILLION DOLLAR BABY star announced last May (06) that the...

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Lowe's Father Slams Swank

22nd December 2006

CHAD LOWE's father is stunned to hear his former daughter-in-law HILARY SWANK wants to start a family, because she never wanted to have children when she was married. The Oscar winner, 32, was married to...

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Swank: 'Divorce Is Not The End Of The World'

20th December 2006

Oscar winner HILARY SWANK believes her pending divorce from CHAD LOWE is "not the end of the world" because couples separate all the time. The MILLION DOLLAR BABY star filed for divorce from Lowe in...

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Swank Risks Health For Roles

20th December 2006

Two-time Oscar-winner HILARY SWANK goes to extreme measures to make her characters believable and even developed a potential health problem because of her strict diet for one role. Swank won her Academy Awards for BOYS...

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Swank Sets Sights On Family

7th December 2006

Oscar-winner HILARY SWANK has moved on since her spit from CHAD LOWE and insists she is optimistic about finding love again and starting a family. The MILLION DOLLAR BABY star has been reportedly romancing her...

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Lowe Shocked By Swank's Vanity Fair Interview

25th November 2006

CHAD LOWE was shocked when estranged wife HILARY SWANK revealed intimate details about his struggle with substance abuse to Vanity Fair magazine earlier this year (06). The couple were married for nearly nine years before...

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Mackie To Play Jesse Owens

25th October 2006

Actor ANTHONY MACKIE is in training to play US athlete JESSE OWENS in a new biopic The MILLION DOLLAR BABY star will start shooting the project next summer (07) African-American Owens shot to...

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Freeman Was After Oscars Failure Record When He Won

2nd October 2006

MORGAN FREEMAN was hoping he wouldn't win his first Oscar last year (05) for his role in MILLION DOLLAR BABY - because he had his eye on one of the Academy Awards' worst records. The...

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Hasselhoff: 'Eastwood Has Had Botox'

20th September 2006

DAVID HASSELHOFF claims veteran actor CLINT EASTWOOD has had cosmetic surgery on his face. The former BAYWATCH admits he has had botox injections, and implies MILLION DOLLAR BABY actor/director Eastwood has as well. He says,...

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Eastwood Honoured By Bafta

11th July 2006

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts in Los Angeles will honour Hollywood legend CLINT EASTWOOD with the STANLEY KUBRICK Britannia Award for excellence in film. The 15th Britannia Awards will take place on...

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Swank Blames Lowe 'Substance Abuse' For Divorce

5th July 2006

Two-time Oscar winner HILARY SWANK has blamed her husband CHAD LOWE's "substance abuse" for the break-up of their marriage. The couple split up late last year (05) and Swank filed for divorce in January (06)....

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Simpson Boxing Clever

5th June 2006

ASHLEE SIMPSON struggled to film her latest music video INVISIBLE after developing a case of the giggles. Simpson took inspiration from HILARY SWANK's Oscar-winning performance in MILLION DOLLAR BABY to play a female boxer in...

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Simpson Bulks Up For Boxing Video

31st May 2006

ASHLEE SIMPSON took intensive boxing lessons in preparation for her latest music video, which is inspired by the film MILLION DOLLAR BABY. The 21-year-old appears as a female boxer in the promo for new single...

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Set Designer Bumstead Dies

29th May 2006

Oscar-winning set designer HENRY BUMSTEAD, who collaborated with CLINT EASTWOOD on 13 movies, has died at the age of 91. Hollywood veteran Bumstead, who worked on over 100 films, won Academy Awards for production design...

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Freeman Honoured By Us College

8th March 2006

Oscar-winner MORGAN FREEMAN urged wannabe actors to never give up their acting dreams as he accepted a university college honour yesterday (07MAR06). The UNFORGIVEN actor, 68, was honoured with the Spencer Tracy Award for lifetime...

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