There Are No War Heroes: A Veteran's Review Of American Sniper

American Sniper will likely be the most controversial and divisive movie of 2015, and it's mid-January. From concerns over the baldly anti-Muslim social-media rants it has inspired to titular real-life protagonist Chris Kyle's debatable status as a hero to his notorious unreliability as a non-fiction narrator to the… » 1/23/15 10:35am 1/23/15 10:35am

Clint Eastwood's Chrysler Super Bowl Ad If America Just Quit

Chicago's Second City takes on the Clint Eastwood Super Bowl ad and ponders a world where we'd given up on Chrysler. "It's halftime in America, and playing two halves is asking a lot. So, good game." » 2/08/12 10:00am 2/08/12 10:00am

EXCLUSIVE: How The NFL Fumbled Chrysler's Commercial

Chrysler's Clint Eastwood ad was the most controversial commercial (for various reasons) of this year's Super Bowl. But it wasn't controversial enough that someone acting on behalf of the NFL should have had it pulled off YouTube. How and why they did it demonstrates just how easy it is for someone to falsely claim… » 2/07/12 1:30pm 2/07/12 1:30pm

Only An Idiot Would Think Chrysler's Clint Eastwood Ad Was Pro-Obama

As one of the first to call the Chrysler Clint Eastwood commercial from last night's Super Bowl a "political ad" — for a moment I felt like the brouhaha over it was partly my fault. Well, until the political hacks weighed in and I realized they were living in a fantasy world. » 2/06/12 8:45pm 2/06/12 8:45pm

Clint Eastwood Doesn't Think We Should Bail Out Car Companies Like…

The Clint Eastwood Super Bowl Ad was a pep talk for Detroit and a threat to those people who don't think automakers like Chrysler are capable of making a comeback. People like Clint Eastwood, who voiced his opposition to the auto bailout in very clear terms just a few months ago. » 2/06/12 3:00pm 2/06/12 3:00pm

Why Did The NFL Make YouTube Pull Down Chrysler's Clint Eastwood Super…

Of last night's commercials, Chrysler's Clint Eastwood ad was undoubtably one of the best. So why did the NFL claim copyright on the video and force YouTube to pull it down this morning? UPDATE! » 2/06/12 9:00am 2/06/12 9:00am

Chrysler's Clint Eastwood Super Bowl Spot Is The Best Political Ad Yet

Chrysler's newest "Imported From Detroit" ad — a campaign that started at last year's Super Bowl with an ad starring Eminem — stars Clint Eastwood in yet another pitch-perfect ad for the littlest of the Big Three. » 2/05/12 8:19pm 2/05/12 8:19pm

Ten Celebrities With Surprising Cars recently assembled this list of surprising celebrity cars. Seeing as how it's Good Friday, we figured it was time for a little candy. And frankly, Lily Allen owning a Ford Focus RS just kind of rocks. » 4/02/10 12:30pm 4/02/10 12:30pm

Jesus and Mary-Certified Gran Torino for $4,600!

Ford may be racking up the accolades at the Detroit Auto Show this week, but Nice Price or Crack Pipe remembers a time when they weren't just award-winning, they were Gran. » 1/12/10 7:00am 1/12/10 7:00am

Hoony Harry!

While our least-favorite of the original Dirty Harry trilogy, it's still a decent entry the 1970s San Francisco cop pantheon (which the first movie, along with Bullitt kicked off, The Streets of San Francisco expanded, and O.J. Simpson's TV movie Cocaine and Blue Eyes bookended on the backside. Watch for shots of… » 5/19/07 3:44pm 5/19/07 3:44pm

Asploding for Effect: Magnum Force

In the '70s, when you wanted something blown up, some kid at an SGI workstation simply wasn't an option. You actually had to blow things up. And well, let's face it, there's a gut-punch in the final scene of Magnum Force that's sorely lacking in many of today's big-screen 'splode-'em-ups. Watch and enjoy. Mr. Bay… » 5/18/07 12:45am 5/18/07 12:45am