All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘chris kyle’

Taya Kyle: Chris Kyle’s Widow Receives Stonewall Jackson Award from NASCAR

Taya Kyle, the widow of Chris Kyle, upon whom the film American Sniper , starring Bradley Cooper, is based, was honored by NASCAR before the Coca-Cola 600 at the Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, North Carolina on Sunday. She became the first woman ever to receive the Stonewall Jackson Award. According to a report from People magazine, the Stonewall Jackson …

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Taya Kyle Recalls the Awful Day Her Real Life ‘American Sniper’ Husband Chris Kyle Was Murdered

Taya Kyle still has trouble believing her Navy SEAL husband, real-life American Sniper Chris Kyle was murdered at a Texas gun range. On that fateful day, Taya Kyle recalls that when she learned he had been shot, she thought it must be some mistake. “He was a survivor and a fighter, and honestly, I didn’t know how many times he …

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“American Sniper” Oscars Snub Surprising Due To Popularity, But Did Movie Affect Trial Of Chris Kyle’s Killer?

American Sniper‘s Oscar nominations spread across six categories. While the film was immensely popular with moviegoers, earning over $400 million at the box office, it didn’t go so well on Sunday night for American Sniper. American Sniper‘s Oscar game was just off. The movie grossed way more than Sunday’s best picture winner, Birdman, but the academy didn’t agree with American …

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Bradley Cooper Talks ‘American Sniper,’ How It Changed His Life

Bradley Cooper talked with People magazine recently about the experience of playing Chris Kyle in the film American Sniper. More importantly, the actor dished about how the privilege of playing such a role ultimately changed his life. In addition to putting on weight, becoming a proficient target shooter, and studying with a voice coach for the role, Cooper maintains he …

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Taya Kyle Opens Up About Late Husband, Real Life ‘American Sniper’ Chris Kyle, Saying Kids Were ‘Robbed’ of Their Dad

Taya Kyle recently opened up to People magazine about her late husband, real life American Sniper Chris Kyle, and the effect his death in 2013 had on her family. “I feel like [the kids] got robbed because they don’t get to see what I would see when I would look at him look at them: the twinkle in his eye …

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Chris Kyle Gets High Praise from Todd Palin

Chris Kyle is a hot topic lately. Ever since the release of American Sniper, the Clint Eastwood-directed film about Chris Kyle’s life starring Bradley Cooper, Americans have been tossing out their opinions about the man and the film. Chris Kyle was considered the deadliest sniper in United States history. Many consider him a patriot and a hero. Some have spoken …

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Chris Kyle Film Split America: What Side Are You On?

Chris Kyle and the Clint Eastwood biopic of him, American Sniper, have been in the public eye in recent weeks. The movie has become quite the hot button, famous for its divisive nature among American citizens. The movie itself follows Bradley Cooper as famed sniper Chris Kyle during his tours in the Iraq war and his struggles at home. There …

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Sienna Miller Humbled by ‘American Sniper’ Opportunity

Sienna Miller was humbled by the opportunity she felt she received when awarded the role of Taya Kyle in the Oscar-nominated film American Sniper. She admits it’s hard to say no when Clint Eastwood asks you to play a role in a film he is directing. “I would have been happy to make the tea on Clint’s set much less …

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American Sniper: Chris Kyle Story Buzz Says Bradley Cooper Third Oscar Nom [Video]

American Sniper, the story of U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, hits theaters on Christmas Day. The Clint Eastwood-directed film is based on the 2012 memoir by Kyle himself. In the film version of American Sniper, Bradley Cooper plays Chris Kyle. Kyle was a sharpshooter, and is known as “the deadliest sniper in US history.” He took it as his personal …

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Clint Eastwood Already Generating Oscar Buzz

We’re still in the heart of summer blockbuster season, however, Clint Eastwood’s latest directorial effort American Sniper is already receiving Oscar buzz. The war drama is about Chris Kyle, a former Navy Seal who served in four combat tours in Operation Iraqi Freedom. He was considered the best sniper in American history. The film is an adaptation of Kyle’s bestselling …

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Clint Eastwood’s ‘American Sniper’ Gets Earlier Release Date, Will Vie For Oscar

Actor-director Clint Eastwood will be among the Oscar hopefuls this season as Warner Bros. announced that the film American Sniper will have a select run beginning Christmas Day and will continue to roll out nationwide on January 16, 2015. American Sniper, based on the autobiography by real-life former Navy Seal Chris Kyle, is directed by Eastwood. It stars Bradley Cooper …

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Clint Eastwood’s “American Sniper” Out On Christmas

Clint Eastwood has a Christmas present for America. The exceptional director is releasing his new movie, American Sniper, on Christmas day instead of its expected 2015 release. Clint Eastwood took over the movie after Steven Spielberg dropped out of the project. Steven Spielberg would have done a fantastic job, no doubt. But, Clint Eastwood….he’s really, really great! American Sniper is …

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