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  • Review: AMC's 'Hell on Wheels' eventually gathers steam

    Review: AMC's 'Hell on Wheels' eventually gathers steam
    Don't expect to catch a high-speed train when tuning in to AMC's Western "Hell on Wheels" (9 p.m. Nov. 6; 2.5 stars). The new series that explores the building of the Union Pacific railroad chugs along at its own, slow pace. Set in 1865, just after...
  • 'Sanctuary' star Christopher Heyerdahl ignites 'Hell on Wheels'

    'Sanctuary' star Christopher Heyerdahl ignites 'Hell on Wheels'
    Christopher Heyerdahl’s name is synonymous with such characters as John Druitt and Bigfoot of “Sanctuary,” Todd the Wraith of “Stargate Atlantis” and the vampire Marcus in the “Twilight” films. Add to that list...
  • Common on his shirtless 'Hell on Wheels' fight: Those abs are real!

    Common on his shirtless 'Hell on Wheels' fight: Those abs are real!
    “Hell on Wheels” stars Common and Anson Mount sport “300”-worthy torsos during a brawl in the Western’s next episode—but don’t suggest to Common that those abs were spray-tanned on. “No, we don’t...
  • AMC Western 'Hell on Wheels' to debut Nov. 6

    AMC Western 'Hell on Wheels' to debut Nov. 6
    AMC will premiere its Western drama, "Hell on Wheels," at 9 p.m. Nov. 6, just three weeks after premiering Season 2 of its hit "The Walking Dead." The pairing should give AMC a strong 1-2 punch on Sunday nights, plus a nice genre mix: zombies and...
  • From the Vaults: 'The Last of the Mohicans' (1920)

     
    Note: Larry's Daily Mirror posts this year focus on clips from 1920 and 1960, so I will be watching movies from those years and writing about them on alternate weeks. After last week’s post on Roger Corman’s “The Little Shop of Horrors,” Mr....
  • Harvey Keitel Lands on 'Mars'

    The reworked "Life on Mars" has landed a highly recognizable face for one of its central roles: Harvey Keitel The "Reservoir Dogs" star and "Bugsy" Oscar nominee has signed on to ABC's version of the British hit about present-day cop Sam Tyler (Jason O'...
  • 'Mars' Mission May End for David E. Kelley

    David E. Kelley's remake of "Life on Mars" has a strong chance of joining ABC's lineup next season -- albeit possibly without Kelley. The "Boston Legal" and "Ally McBeal" creator is reportedly reconsidering his involvement with the show, at least in part...
  • Viola Davis Finds 'Law Abiding Citizen'

    Add a new name to "Law Abiding Citizen." Viola Davis has signed on to the Jamie Foxx/Gerard Butler thriller, according to Variety. The story follows a vigilante who goes after the district attorney responsible for the release of his (the vigilante's)...
  • 'Law Abiding Citizen' Adds Four

    Jamie Foxx and Gerard Butler are getting some help on "Law Abiding Citizen." Leslie Bibb, Michael Gambon, Colm Meaney and Theresa Randle will join the vigilante movie, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The plot concerns a man out for revenge on the...
  • The Damned United

    The Damned United
    This movie has box office poison written all over it like graffiti on all of those building you pass when riding the Red Line towards Silver Spring. It's about soccer. It's British. The only thing it is missing is subtitles! To win over American...
  • 'Law Abiding Citizen'

    "Law Abiding Citizen" is a glib, brutal and preposterous revenge fantasy, a take-the-law-in-your-own-hands rabble rouser that taps into a lot of fears and genuine gripes about the American legal system. It's the sort of movie that Mel Gibson or Clint...
  • 'Damned United' is pretty darned good

    'Damned United' is pretty darned good
    Having the skill to bring authentic stories to forceful and persuasive dramatic life is a gift not all writers have, but no one has it more than Britain's Peter Morgan. Best known for having written "The Queen" and "Frost/Nixon," Morgan does it again in...