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Golden but not olden

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BISSET. “Sexy sexagenarian” refuses to be counted down and out. AFP

Most stars opt for partial or complete retirement when they hit 50, but an increasing number of now or near-“golden” luminaries, like Brad Pitt and Sandra Bullock, have many dour and dire prognosticators and professional naysayers resetting their clocks—and calendars.

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Clint Eastwood’s wife files for divorce

In this Oct. 10, 2010 file photo, director and producer Clint Eastwood, right, and wife Dina Eastwood attend the premiere of "Hereafter" at Alice Tully Hall during the 48th New York Film Festival, in New York. Dina Eastwood filed for divorce after 17 years of marriage from her husband on Oct. 22, 2013, in Monterey, Calif., citing irreconcilable differences.AP FILE PHOTO

Clint Eastwood’s second wife is ending their marriage.

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No trouble at all

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EASTWOOD. Lays his character’s heart and soul bare in latest starrer.

In his latest starrer, “Trouble with the Curve,” octogenarian screen icon, Clint Eastwood, plays another crusty old coot of a dysfunctional dad, and Amy Adams portrays his issues-encumbered daughter. Together, they make their characters’ conflicted relationship acutely believable.

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At 82, relaxed Clint throws another curveball

'MAKE MY DAY.' Clint Eastwood takes the cudgels for cops everywhere.

Clint Eastwood made headlines with his off-the-cuff Republican convention speech — and defies expectations again with his latest film, returning to the screen as an actor at the age of 82.

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James Taylor pokes fun at Clint Eastwood’s chair stunt

Singer James Taylor. AP Photo

Headline music act at the Democratic convention, folk singer James Taylor, poked fun Thursday at Clint Eastwood’s bizarre cameo at the rival Republican gathering last week.

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Clint Eastwood’s family gets real on new E! series

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THE EASTWOODS In this Jan. 31, 2010 file photo, U.S. Director Clint Eastwood, right, arrives with his wife, Dina Eastwood, on the red carpet for the UK premiere of "Invictus" at London's Leicester Square. A new E! reality show, “Mrs. Eastwood & Company,” debuts Sunday, May 20, 2012. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan, File)

Dina Eastwood has heard the question repeatedly: Why put her family and superstar husband Clint Eastwood on display for a reality TV show, generally the province of D-list or wannabe celebrities?

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Eastwood surmounts cinematic challenge

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DICAPRIO (WITH DENCH, RIGHT). Plays against type in “J. Edgar.”

OUR recent piece on Clint Eastwood’s “J. Edgar” concentrated on Leonardo DiCaprio’s seminal portrayal of the film’s title character, and why it should have been at least nominated for an Academy Award. Today, let’s focus on the film as a whole, because its achievement is by no means limited to, and defined by, its lead [...]

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Leonardo DiCaprio delivers career-best portrayal

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DICAPRIO. Unusual thespic daring.

First things first: I’ve finally watched Clint Eastwood’s “J. Edgar” and can categorically state that the US Film Academy member-voters recently did the title-role player an injustice when they chose not to include him among their Best Actor nominees for his portrayal of FBI head, J. Edgar Hoover.

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Bold thespic gamble for Leonardo DiCaprio

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DICAPRIO (WITH DENCH, RIGHT). Plays against type in “J. Edgar.”

SAY what you want about Leonardo DiCaprio’s romantic dalliances—but, it’s hard to question the scope, diversity and complexity of the roles he breathes life into.

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Bush senior considered Clint Eastwood on ticket

Clint Eastwood. AFP file photo

NEW YORK – He faced defeat in a presidential election, he was 18 points down in the polls, and George H.W. Bush needed a partner who could ride to the rescue: Clint Eastwood. At least that was one idea thrown out during the hunt for a vice presidential candidate in the 1988 election, it was [...]

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Clint Eastwood, aka ‘Dirty Harry,’ honors US cops

'MAKE MY DAY.' Clint Eastwood takes the cudgels for cops everywhere.

Movie icon Clint Eastwood, who once reveled in the role of hard-bitten San Francisco cop “Dirty” Harry Callahan, has paid a stirring tribute to US law enforcement officers.

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