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Sienna Miller is in talks to star alongside Bradley Cooper in American Sniper, which is now being directed by Clint Eastwood after Steven Spielberg bowed out in August.

The project is based on the memoir of the same name written by Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle, who has the most confirmed kills of any sniper in U.S. military history. Sienna Miller is playing the soldier's wife, who is raising his kids while he is off fighting overseas. Clint Eastwood reportedly spent the past week deciding between Sienna Miller and Jaimie Alexander (Thor: The Dark World) for the role. Kate Mara was a contender for the role, but she was forced to drop out after signing on to play Sue Storm in The Fantastic Four.

Jason Dean Hall (Paranoia, Spread) wrote the adapted screenplay, with Bradley Cooper, Andrew Lazar and Peter Morgan producing. Shooting is scheduled to begin next month.

Sienna Miller most recently starred in A Case of You, and she will next be seen in Foxcatcher.
American Sniper is in development and stars Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller. The film is directed by Clint Eastwood.
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  • forgforg Administrator PEx Moderator
    WATCH “AMERICAN SNIPER” TRAILER STARRING BRADLEY COOPER
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    Warner Bros. Pictures and Village Roadshow Pictures have just unveiled the teaser trailer of “American Sniper,” starring Bradley Cooper and directed by Clint Eastwood. The trailer may be viewed below:

    In the film, U.S. Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle (Cooper) is sent to Iraq with only one mission: to protect his brothers-in-arms. His pinpoint accuracy saves countless lives on the battlefield and, as stories of his courageous exploits spread, he earns the nickname “Legend.” However, his reputation is also growing behind enemy lines, putting a price on his head and making him a prime target of insurgents.

    Despite the danger, as well as the toll on his family at home, Chris serves through four harrowing tours of duty in Iraq, becoming emblematic of the SEAL creed to “leave no man behind.” But upon returning home, Chris finds that it is the war he can’t leave behind.

    A two-time Oscar® nominee for his work in “Silver Linings Playbook” and “American Hustle,” Cooper heads the cast, which also includes Sienna Miller (HBO’s “The Girl”), Jake McDorman, Luke Grimes, Navid Negahban, Keir O’Donnell, Cory Hardrict, and Erik Ladin.

    Oscar®-winning filmmaker Clint Eastwood (“Million Dollar Baby,” “Unforgiven”) is directing “American Sniper” from a screenplay by Jason Hall, based on the book by Chris Kyle, with Scott McEwan. The autobiography was a runaway bestseller, spending 18 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list, 13 of those at number one.

    The film is being produced by Eastwood, Robert Lorenz, Andrew Lazar, Bradley Cooper and Peter Morgan. Tim Moore, Jason Hall, Sheroum Kim and Bruce Berman are serving as executive producers.

    The behind-the-scenes creative team includes Oscar®-nominated director of photography Tom Stern (“Changeling”); Oscar®-nominated production designer James J. Murakami (“Changeling”) and production designer Charisse Cardenas; Oscar®-winning editor Joel Cox (“Unforgiven”) and editor Gary D. Roach; and costume designer Deborah Hopper.

    Opening across the Philippines on January 21, 2015, “American Sniper” is distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company.
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    Hardback
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    ISBN 978-0-06208235-0

    AMERICAN SNIPER - CHRIS KYLE

    HE IS THE DEADLIIEST AMERICAN SNIPER EVER, CALLED "THE DEVIL' BYT THE ENEMIS HE HUNTED AND "THE LEGEND" BY HIS NAVY SEAL BROTHERS.


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    From 1999 to 2009, U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle recorded the most careersniper kills in United States military history. The Pentagon has
    officially confirmed more than 150 of Kyles kills (the previous
    American record was 109), but it has declined to verify the astonishing total number for this book. Iraqi insurgents feared Kyle
    so much they named him al-Shaitan (“the devil”) and placed a bounty on his head. Kyle earned legendary status among his fellow SEALs,Marines, and U.S. Army soldiers, whom he protected with deadly accuracy from rooftops and stealth positions. Gripping and
    unforgettable, Kyle’s masterful account of his extraordinary battlefield experiences ranks as one of the great war memoirs of all
    time.

    A native Texan who learned to shoot on childhood hunting trips
    with his father, Kyle was a champion saddle-bronc rider prior to
    joining the Navy. After 9/11, he was thrust onto the front lines of
    the War on Terror, and soon found his calling as a world-class sniper who performed best under fire. He recorded a personal-record2,100-yard kill shot outside Baghdad; in Fallujah, Kyle braved heavy fire to rescue a group of Marines trapped on a street; in Ramadi, he stared down insurgents with his pistol in close combat. Kyle talks honestly about the pain of war—of twice being shot and experiencing the tragic deaths of two close friends.

    American Sniper also honors Kyles fellow warriors, who raised hell on and off the battlefield. And in moving first-person accounts throughout, Kyles wife, Taya, speaks openly about the strains of war on their marriage and children, as well as on Chris.

    Adrenaline-charged and deeply personal, American Sniper is a thrilling eyewitness account of war that only one man could tell.


    [crouching-tiger-disappearing-spoiler]interesting read

    Bit sassy /cocky and funny person too

    Book was written when he was alive

    He was murdered in real life
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  • forgforg Administrator PEx Moderator
    EASTWOOD WINS BEST DIRECTOR AWARD FOR “AMERICAN SNIPER”
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    America's National Board of Review (NBR) has chosen Clint Eastwood as the year's Best Director for his work on Warner Bros. Pictures and Village Roadshow Pictures' war drama “American Sniper,” starring Bradley Cooper.

    A biopic of U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, “American Sniper” was also included in NBR's Top Ten Best Films of 2014. The New York Times' highly-regarded resident critic Manohla Dargis likewise listed the film in her Ten Best list for the year.

    In the film, sniper Chris Kyle is sent to Iraq with only one mission: to protect his brothers-in-arms. His pinpoint accuracy saves countless lives on the battlefield and, as stories of his courageous exploits spread, he earns the nickname “Legend.” However, his reputation is also growing behind enemy lines, putting a price on his head and making him a prime target of insurgents.

    Despite the danger, as well as the toll on his family at home, Chris serves through four harrowing tours of duty in Iraq, becoming emblematic of the SEAL creed to “leave no man behind.” But upon returning home, Chris finds that it is the war he can’t leave behind.

    Oscar®-winning filmmaker Clint Eastwood (“Million Dollar Baby,” “Unforgiven”) directed “American Sniper” from a screenplay by Jason Hall, based on the book by Chris Kyle, with Scott McEwan. The autobiography was a runaway bestseller, spending 18 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list, 13 of those at number one.

    Established in 1909, the National Board of Review is a nonprofit organization comprising knowledgeable film enthusiasts, professionals, academics, young filmmakers and students. The group’s awards will be handed out January 6 at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City.

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    Opening across the Philippines on January 21, 2015, “American Sniper” is distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company.
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    Former Gov. Jesse Ventura filed suit Monday against HarperCollins, the New York publisher of the book that a federal jury in St. Paul said had defamed him.

    In July Ventura won $1.8 million from the estate of Chris Kyle, the late Navy SEAL who wrote the bestselling memoir “American Sniper,” which included a subchapter about an alleged California bar fight between him and a man he called “Scruff Face” and later identified as Ventura.

    Ventura, who is also a former member of a SEAL unit, successfully argued that the bar fight and disparaging remarks he made against Navy SEALs attributed to him in the book had never occurred.
  • forgforg Administrator PEx Moderator
    “AMERICAN SNIPER” TARGETS MAIN TRAILER
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    Warner Bros. Pictures and Village Roadshow Pictures have just released the main trailer of director Clint Eastwood new thriller“American Sniper,” starring Bradley Cooper. The trailer may be viewed
    below:

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    In the film, U.S. Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle (Cooper) is sent to Iraq with only one mission: to protect his brothers-in-arms. His pinpoint accuracy saves countless lives on the battlefield and, as
    stories of his courageous exploits spread, he earns the nickname “Legend.” However, his reputation is also growing behind enemy lines, putting a price on his head and making him a prime target of insurgents.

    Despite the danger, as well as the toll on his family at home, Chris serves through four harrowing tours of duty in Iraq, becoming emblematic of the SEAL creed to “leave no man behind.” But upon
    returning home, Chris finds that it is the war he can’t leave behind.

    A two-time Oscar® nominee for his work in “Silver Linings Playbook” and “American Hustle,” Cooper heads the cast, which also includes Sienna Miller (HBO’s “The Girl”), Jake McDorman, Luke Grimes, Navid
    Negahban, Keir O’Donnell, Cory Hardrict, and Erik Ladin.

    Oscar®-winning filmmaker Clint Eastwood (“Million Dollar Baby,” “Unforgiven”) is directing “American Sniper” from a screenplay by Jason Hall, based on the book by Chris Kyle, with Scott McEwan. The autobiography was a runaway bestseller, spending 18 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list, 13 of those at number one.

    Opening across the Philippines on January 21, 2015, “American Sniper” is distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company.
  • saboteursaboteur PEx Veteran ⭐⭐
    I wish this should had shown on Xmas day in PH but instead we get crappy and *****$wiped local movies collecting our hard-earned money from our 13 month pay
  • GL2814.5GL2814.5 PEx Influencer ⭐⭐⭐
    saboteur wrote: »
    I wish this should had shown on Xmas day in PH but instead we get crappy and *****$wiped local movies collecting our hard-earned money from our 13 month pay

    I agree with you here...
  • forgforg Administrator PEx Moderator
    PATRIOTIC FILM ON MOST LETHAL “SNIPER” IN U.S. HISTORY
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    Chris Kyle might have been just one of the millions of veterans who have served were it not for a statistic. He emerged from the war in Iraq as the most lethal sniper in the history of the U.S. military, but the filmmakers of Warner Bros. Pictures' “American Sniper” knew it was equally if not more important to explore the man behind the numbers.

    Director/producer Clint Eastwood offers, “I have done war stories before, but this was exciting to me because it was a cross between Chris’s exploits in combat and the personal aspects of his life, which made him even more interesting. It shows the toll war takes on a person but also the pressure it puts on the whole family. It’s good to be reminded of what’s at stake when people are sent into war and to acknowledge the sacrifices they make, so I thought that made it an especially significant story to tell.”

    The screenplay for “American Sniper” is based on the book of the same name, co-written by Kyle (with Scott McEwen and Jim DeFelice). However, screenwriter and executive producer Jason Hall first spoke to Kyle about bringing his story to the big screen before the book was even written. He recalls, “I was interested in the journey of a warrior of his caliber…what compelled him to fight and what it cost him. We know that war is hell, but in this film I wanted to show that war is human.”

    Kyle’s reputation had preceded him home and first caught the attention of producers Peter Morgan and Andrew Lazar, as well as Hall. Morgan notes, “We heard about all his accolades as a Navy SEAL and obviously knew what a great patriot he was, but the more we delved, what kept coming across was what a genuinely good person he was…how loved and admired he was by his family, friends and those who served alongside him. We wanted to form a story around the emotional themes of his life, the different things that drove him.”

    Prior to starting work on the script, Hall traveled to Texas to meet with Kyle. “He wasn’t very talkative at first,” the writer says, “but by the time I left I felt like I’d worked out a way to tell the story and earned his trust. Then, as I was walking out the door, he said, ‘Oh, by the way, we’re writing a book.’ The book seemed like it could be an obstacle at first, but it ended up being a fantastic resource.”

    Producer Andrew Lazar confirms, “We were committed to telling this story long before there was a best-selling book. But because of the book, we had the benefit of Chris’s point of view, which, of course, really informed what we did in developing the film and in imparting his story to the best of our ability.”
    On February 2, 2013, an unimaginable tragedy turned the filmmakers’ sense of responsibility into a promise. Chris Kyle—who had survived four dangerous tours of duty in Iraq and had devoted his post-war life to helping his fellow veterans—was murdered not far from his home on a shooting range in Texas, allegedly by a veteran he was trying to help. “I had never met him at that point; I had only talked to him on the phone,” says Bradley Cooper, “and then, like that, he was gone.”

    Following the funeral, Hall reached out to Chris Kyle's wife, Taya, and they spent many hours on the phone as she recounted her life with Chris. “The film suddenly became one of the ways her children would remember their father and she wanted to get it right,” says Hall. “It was not only therapeutic for her, it also allowed me to capture her voice in her own words. She painted a picture of who he was before the war, the unspoken toll it took on him, and all the healing it took him to get back.”

    Almost exactly one year later, Clint Eastwood and Bradley Cooper traveled to Texas to meet with Chris’s family, including Taya; his parents, Wayne and Debbie; and his brother, Jeff. The director recalls, “It was vital for me to spend that time with them because we got a much better idea of who Chris was from his family, who are wonderful. We came away with a combination of sadness over the loss of this remarkable man but even more enthusiasm about making this film.”

    “We gave them our word that we were going to do right by Chris,” Cooper adds. “And the truth is I really did feel like he was there.”

    Taya Kyle confirms that the promise was fulfilled, noting, “I give all the credit to Jason for spending so much time digging deep and learning about all the layers of Chris, and to Clint and Bradley and everyone involved in the movie for so fully embracing that. It is an added bonus for me to know that people will get a glimpse into the man that I loved and will always love, and to have that preserved on film. This movie is a piece of Chris. It is an accurate depiction of the man as a whole—not just the warrior, but the man—and I can’t ask for better than that.”

    Opening across the Philippines on January 21, 2015, “American Sniper” is distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company.
  • forgforg Administrator PEx Moderator
    SIENNA MILLER PLAYS FAITHFUL WIFE OF LEGENDARY “AMERICAN SNIPER”
    via press release

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    Lovely actress Sienna Miller (“G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra”) provides the strong female perspective in Warner Bros. Pictures' war drama “American Sniper,” the true story of Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, considered to be the most lethal sniper in U.S. History.

    “There is a lot of intense action,” director Clint Eastwood says, “but the soul of the film and what drives the story are the relationships: between Chris and his brothers in arms and, in particular, between Chris and his wife Taya, which is the most important relationship in the picture. Chris was obviously crazy about her, but, by the same token, he was committed to fulfilling the demands his country was placing upon him.”

    Sienna Miller, who portrays Taya Kyle, offers, “At its essence, this is a human story between two people: one of whom is doing these extraordinary, unimaginable things so far from home and the other who is trying to hold her family together. Chris’s sense of duty was so immeasurably strong because of who he inherently was. He believed if he was home with his family more people would die, and that’s a tremendous moral dilemma to be faced with. As hard as it was for her, I think Taya understood his plight and was trying to be patient and supportive of her husband, but that can be a hard thing to navigate when children are involved and, inside, you’re imploding. It made it a fascinating and poignant story to be part of and, having met Taya, I felt a responsibility to do it justice.”

    In the film, U.S. Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle (Bradley Cooper) is sent to Iraq with only one mission: to protect his brothers-in-arms. His pinpoint accuracy saves countless lives on the battlefield and, as stories of his courageous exploits spread, he earns the nickname “Legend.” However, his reputation is also growing behind enemy lines, putting a price on his head and making him a prime target of insurgents.
    Despite the danger, as well as the toll on his family at home, Chris serves through four harrowing tours of duty in Iraq, personifying the spirit of the SEAL creed to “leave no one behind.” But upon returning to his wife, Taya, and kids, Chris finds that it is the war he can’t leave behind.

    Sienna Miller's upcoming projects include “Black Mass,” a biopic about infamous Boston gangster Whitey Bulger, starring with Johnny Depp and Benedict Cumberbatch.
    Born in New York, Miller was educated in England and then studied drama at the Lee Strasberg Institute in New York. She first gained the attention of critics and audiences when she played the love interest of Daniel Craig’s character in Matthew Vaughn’s “Layer Cake,” earning an Empire Award nomination for Best Newcomer.

    She has since received a number of other accolades for her film work, including an Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best Female Lead for her role in the 2007 film “Interview,” and a British Independent Film Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in 2008’s “The Edge of Love,” for which she also garnered a BAFTA Orange Rising Star Award nomination.

    Miller’s film credits also include “Factory Girl,” “Casanova,” and “GI Joe: The Rise of Cobra,” which was a huge international box office hit in 2009. Miller played the role of The Baroness, for which she was named Supporting Actress of the Year at NATO’s CinemaCon.

    In 2013, Miller was nominated for both a BAFTA TV Award and a Golden Globe, in the Best Actress in a Mini-Series or TV movie category, for her role in the acclaimed HBO original movie “The Girl.” The film explored the relationship between Tippi Hedren, played by Miller, and Alfred Hitchcock (Toby Jones), during the making of the classic “The Birds.”

    Opening across the Philippines on January 21, 2015, “American Sniper” is distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company.
  • C.I.C.C.IC.I.C.C.I PEx Influencer ⭐⭐⭐
    happy 40th birthday , Bradley Cooper

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  • ImpenneteriImpenneteri PEx Influencer ⭐⭐⭐
    I think this movie is good Clint Eastwood is a good director.
  • MrSinisterMrSinister PEx Influencer ⭐⭐⭐
    Watching it right now
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    From director Clint Eastwood comes “American Sniper,” starring Bradley Cooper as Chris Kyle, the most lethal sniper in U.S. military history. But there was much more to him than his skill as a sharpshooter.
    U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle is sent to Iraq with only one mission: to protect his brothers-in-arms. His pinpoint accuracy saves countless lives on the battlefield and, as stories of his courageous exploits spread, he earns the nickname “Legend.” However, his reputation is also growing behind enemy lines, putting a price on his head and making him a prime target of insurgents. He is also facing a different kind of battle on the home front: striving to be a good husband and father from halfway around the world.
    Despite the danger, as well as the toll on his family at home, Chris serves through four harrowing tours of duty in Iraq, personifying the SEAL creed to “leave no man behind.” But upon returning to his wife, Taya Renae Kyle (Sienna Miller), and kids, Chris finds that it is the war he can’t leave behind.

    A two-time Oscar nominee for his work in “Silver Linings Playbook” and “American Hustle,” Cooper heads the cast, which also includes Sienna Miller (HBO’s “The Girl”), Jake McDorman, Luke Grimes, Navid Negahban and Keir O’Donnell.
    Oscar-winning filmmaker Clint Eastwood (“Million Dollar Baby,” “Unforgiven”) is directing “American Sniper” from a screenplay written by Jason Hall, based on the book by Chris Kyle, with Scott McEwan. The autobiography was a runaway bestseller, spending 18 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list, 13 of those at number one.
    The film is being produced by Eastwood, Robert Lorenz, Andrew Lazar, Bradley Cooper and Peter Morgan. Tim Moore, Jason Hall, Sheroum Kim and Bruce Berman are serving as executive producers.
    The behind-the-scenes creative team includes Oscar-nominated director of photography Tom Stern (“Changeling”); Oscar-nominated production designer James J. Murakami (“Changeling”) and production designer Charisse Cardenas; Oscar-winning editor Joel Cox (“Unforgiven”) and editor Gary D. Roach; and costume designer Deborah Hopper.
    Opening locally beginning January 21, 2015, “American Sniper” is a presentation of Warner Bros. Pictures, in association with Village Roadshow Pictures, and will be distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company and in select territories by Village Roadshow Pictures.
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  • sickmaggotsickmaggot PEx Influencer ⭐⭐⭐
    Meron na rin nito hehe
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    Love the movie, it's really good
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    BRADLEY COOPER HITS THE MARK IN “AMERICAN SNIPER”
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    Two-time Oscar-nominee Bradley Cooper (“American Hustle,” “Guardians of the Galaxy”) stars in Clint Eastwood's “American Sniper” as real-life Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, whose skills as a sniper made him a hero on the battlefield. But there was much more to him than his skill as a sharpshooter.

    “In some ways, it’s a universal story about what most veterans have to go through,” explains the actor, “dealing with the seesaw of being in a war zone and then suddenly coming home to a ‘normal’ life. That was very moving to me. I liked the fact that it wasn’t as much of a war movie as it was a character study. And if you look at Clint Eastwood’s films, like ‘Unforgiven,’ ‘Gran Torino,’ ‘Letters from Iwo Jima’…they are all complex character studies, albeit with very different backdrops. So he was absolutely the right director to tell this story in a very raw, truthful way.”

    The actor goes on to observe that “American Sniper” and the human drama at its center fit the Eastwood canon: exploring the nature of men for whom violence and justice become inexorably intertwined. “Chris was not a violent man—in fact, far from it—but when called upon, he did not shrink from his duty because he believed the cause is just. His heroism wasn’t just in the number of ‘kills’ he had in war; it was also in how he was ultimately able to confront the intangible wounds of war, not only within himself but on his family.”

    Cooper, who underwent a complete transformation to portray the more physically imposing Kyle, remarks, “When Chris says in the movie, ‘I’d lay down my life for my country,’ you know he means it. And then to see the journey he goes on…It doesn’t make him a martyr. It doesn’t make him anything other than just a man. But that’s the kind of man he was.”

    In “American Sniper” we get a glimpse of how Chris became the man he was, beginning as a boy in Texas, when his dad first teaches him and his brother about the three types of people in the world: the predator, the prey or the protector. And in that instant, without him even being aware, Chris’s course is set. Cooper offers, “I think Chris is hardwired to be a man dedicated to protecting others and that mission statement is seen throughout his life. In many ways, his protective instinct and the price he pays for it is what the whole movie is about.”
    “He was a big, strong kid who believed in fighting for the underdog,” Clint Eastwood says. “That carried into his role as a sniper; his job was to watch over the troops on the ground and keep them safe from an enemy they could not see.”

    Cooper knew that taking on the role of Chris Kyle would test him both physically and mentally but welcomed the challenge. He notes, “There wasn’t a way to do the movie without being Chris, not mimicking him but embodying him completely. I needed to figure out how he walked and talked and to try to get as big as he was to even begin to get to a point where I could believe I was him because if I didn’t believe it, no one else would either. I watched everything ever recorded of him many times and did as much research as I could.”

    The actor worked with dialect coach Tim Monich to perfect Kyle’s Texas drawl. The job of bulking up his frame was more physically demanding, involving a strict workout regimen with trainer Jason Walsh, as well as calorie loading to pack on the weight. “Chris was 230 pounds of muscle and I was about 185 pounds at the time, so it was three months of constant eating and working out. It was tough,” Cooper acknowledges.

    “When your system isn’t naturally inclined to go in that direction, you have to kind of work at it around the clock, and he did,” says Eastwood. “I don’t think I ever saw him off camera without some kind of shake or nutrition bar. By the last day, he was saying, ‘Thank God I don’t have to eat anymore.’”
    Eastwood also respected Cooper’s complete immersion into the role, stating, “Bradley’s enthusiasm and work ethic was unparalleled. He was totally invested in the job and never stopped thinking about how to make every aspect of the project the best it could be.”

    Opening across the Philippines on January 21, “American Sniper” is distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company
  • AquamanAquaman PEx Influencer ⭐⭐⭐
    My expectation was that it was going to be an ok movie. Surprised at how good it is. The battle scenes in Iraq are very well done. Best battle scenes I have seen in a while.

    There was a scene near the end where the sniper shot someone from a very long distance, the audience was clapping.

    There was also a sniper on the other side so it is reminiscent of the movie Enemy at the Gates.
  • ImpenneteriImpenneteri PEx Influencer ⭐⭐⭐
    Recent Clint Eastwood war movies have been really good like Letters from Iwo Jima, Flags of our Fathers so I'm confident that this was one will be really good and it is.

    Maganda dito ay magaling si Clint sa pag portray not just the war but the struggles of the character in dealing with it.
  • MrSinister wrote: »
    Love the movie, it's really good


    i disagree, boring ang ending hehehe.
  • carlhirocarlhiro PEx Influencer ⭐⭐⭐
    teeteetoyy wrote: »
    i disagree, boring ang ending hehehe.

    That's the downside of it being a real life story but in my opinion, Clint Eastwood tried the best that he could to make it good.

    I didn't know what happened to the real Chris Kyle, so the ending had somewhat a surprising effect on me.
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