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So you didn’t get what you wanted for Christmas or Hanukah. Sorry about that. But the good news is you can treat yourself to George Clooney as The American a few days later. Anton Corbijn’s international thriller, which Roger Ebert gave his highest grade of four stars, comes out on Blu-Ray™, Dvd, Digital Download And On-Demand on December 28, 2010. In the film, Clooney plays a professional gun maker and
THE AMERICAN SHOOTS TO NUMBER ONE AT BOX OFFICE
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Congratulations to all. Anton Corbijn’s thriller The American with George Clooney was number one at the box office over the Labor Day weekend, but even more, according to Box Office Mojo (the know-all site on the subject), The American “had the fourth-highest grossing Labor Day launch ever.”
ANTON CORBIJN BREAKS DOWN A SCENE IN THE AMERICAN
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Over at the New York Times, director Anton Corbijn discusses a pivotal scene in The American, the new George Clooney hitman movie currently on release. Click on the image below to watch the video.
CRITICS PRAISE THE AMERICAN
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Here's a look at a selection of the early reviews of The American, which is released today. The most important -- as ever -- is the notice from Roger Ebert, who gives The American four stars and immediately declares himself an unambiguous fan of Anton Corbijn's movie: The American allows George Clooney to play a man as sta
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Anton Corbijn's stylish thriller The American (with George Clooney rocking the title role) hits screens tomorrow, which means film reveiws hit the newstands (virtual and analog alike) tonight. We are thrilled to see that one of our favorite critics, Roger Ebert, gave the film four stars. Read
SEE THE AMERICAN, THEN READ THE BOOK
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As reported in the Wall Street Journal blog "SpeakEasy," the novel on which the new George Clooney film The American is based is being reissued.  Originally published in 1990, Martin Booth's novel A Very Private Gentelman became the basis for the film which is coming out at the start of Se
ANTON CORBIJN'S ON-SET PHOTOGRAPHY FOR THE AMERICAN
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Last week, I wrote about the four actresses from Focus Features movies - Greta Gerwig, Yaya DaCosta, Emma Roberts and Zoe Kravitz - who are currently profiled in W magazine. Also in this issue is a great collection
THE STYLE OF THE AMERICAN AT CLOTHES ON FILM
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From the trailers that are already out there - and the fact it's directed by former photographer Anton Corbijn - you probably already know that Focus Features' forthcoming movie with George Clooney, The American, is a visually stylish affair. However, it's not just the cinematography that is stylish, it's also got real class in the sartorial department, as Chris Laverty at the blog Clot
NEW TV SPOTS FOR THE AMERICAN
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Two new TV spots for Focus Features' forthcoming thriller The American, starring George Clooney and directed by Anton Corbijn, are now being aired. The tale of a hitman (Clooney) on the brink of retirement who finds himself under threat while camped out in a sleepy Italian village, the film will be released through Focus on September 1. You can watch the longer of the two spots, which is titled "Secrets," below.
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George Clooney, who’ll be appearing Anton Corbijn’s killer thriller The American (due out from Focus on September 1), has been chosen to receive the Bob Hope Humanitarian Award at this year’s Emmy Awards (which will air on August 29, a few days before The American opens). John Shaffner
THE AMERICAN POSTER OF THE WEEK AT MUBI
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We at FilmInFocus are big fans of Mubi (the website formerly known as The Auteurs), so it's very cool that they have chosen newly released art for The American as their Poster of the Week. Writing about the retro stylings of the poster for Anton Corbijn's forthcoming movie, Adrian Curry says the following: The dynamic new poster for Anton Corbijn’s The American is a clever pastic
ANTON CORBIJN’S THE AMERICAN POSTER OLD-SCHOOL COOL
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The poster for The American was posted on Apple this week (see detail at left), and many film fans are noting the poster's cool classic  vibe. Alex Billinton over at FirstShowing.com commented, “We already saw the trailer back i
ANTON CORBIJN SHOW AT THE LUDWIG MUSEUM
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While Anton Corbijn is preparing for his summer release The American for Focus Features, his other life, that as a world-class photographer, is being celebrated in Budapest at the Ludwig Museum. The self-titled show "Anton Corbijn" will continue to run until July 5. And while it may be a little tough to jet over to Budapest for the afternoon, you can get
THE AMERICAN TRAILER UP ON YAHOO MOVIES
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For a first glimpse of George Clooney thriller The American direced by the stylish Anton Corbijn, go to Yahoo Movies to catch the premiere of the trailer. The story of a hitman (Clooney) trying to get out of the game in scenic Italy seems a welecome addition to the genre, as
George Clooney Stars in the Title Role of The American Directed by Anton Corbijn for Focus Features; Production on Suspense Thriller Beginning in Italy NEW YORK, September 28, 2009 – Academy Award winner George Clooney stars in the title role of The American for director Anton Corbijn (Control). Focus Features holds worldwide rights to the suspense thriller, which begins p