American Sniper

Popularity of American Sniper Boosts Sales of Pro-Military Clothes

One company has seen sales more than double

The popularity of Clint Eastwood's new drama 'American Sniper' has boosted the sales of pro-military clothing. A number of pro-military retailers said they had seen a noticeable spike in sales since the movie premiered across the country last weekend. One retailer had even seen his orders more than double.

I Haven’t Read Dennis C. Jett’s New Book, But It Looks Like Garbage

Dennis C. Jett is a professor of international affairs at Penn State, a university best known for covering up the rape of small children so as to not bring shame to its football program. Before accepting the role of professor at the notorious school, he was an ambassador to noted powerhouse American allies Peru and Mozambique, plum gigs he received after almost three decades in the foreign service. In his spare time, he writes essays about movies that he has not seen for Poke Button Pioneer Chris Hughes' New Republic. These essays are then used to denigrate the film he hasn't seen and hurt their Oscar chances.

American Sniper Posts Huge Box Office (UPDATE: Really, Really Huge)

Clint Eastwood's film about Chris Kyle could be his biggest hit

Update: Wow:
Early morning estimates are showing that Warner Bros./Village Roadshow’s American Sniper is set to post a FSS of $90.2M with a cume to date of $93.6M.  By tomorrow with the MLK holiday, its cume is looking to raise to $105.2M.
These are Marvel tentpole numbers. For a R-rated, adult-focused drama. I think it's safe to say that American Sniper might (might! There's a long way to go) end up being the most surprising $300-million-grossing film since ... Passion of the Christ.  Huh. [Original post below.] Clint Eastwood's new biopic about Chris Kyle, the deadliest sniper in American history, is a monster at the box office: