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David Twohy

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  • Why 'Pompeii' Doesn't Blow

    History suggests that it took about six hours for Mt. Vesuvius to bury Pompeii in a thick coat of lava and ash. It took most critics even less time to bury "Pompeii" the movie in volcanic invective, resulting in a woeful 28% "fresh" rating on Rotten...
  • 'Riddick'

    'Riddick'
    A movie with this title only can mean Vin Diesel is back for another round as the brawny antihero he first played more than a decade ago in "Pitch Black." With writer-director David Twohy in charge again, Riddick is in another nightmare scenario,...
  • 'Riddick,' 'Butler' and 'Carrie' debut high on DVD sales chart

    'Riddick,' 'Butler' and 'Carrie' debut high on DVD sales chart
    A trio of new releases have ended the reign of "Despicable Me 2" over the home video market, according to rankings from Rentrak.  The Vin Diesel sci-fi sequel "Riddick" was the best-selling DVD and Blu-ray title in its first week in release, coming in...
  • Box office: Vin Diesel's 'Riddick' on pace to finish at No. 1

    Box office: Vin Diesel's 'Riddick' on pace to finish at No. 1
    Vin Diesel’s sci-fi vehicle “Riddick” is bringing crowds, albeit modest ones, into U.S. theaters on what is traditionally one of the slowest movie-going weekends of the year. The film took in an estimated $7.3 million on Friday and as...
  • Vin Diesel's 'Riddick' tops 'The Butler' in theaters

    It took an intergalactic saga to do it, but the surprise run of “Lee Daniels’ The Butler” atop the box office charts was stopped this week by the sci-fi sequel “Riddick.” Starring Vin Diesel returning to the role that first...
  • 'Riddick's' Vin Diesel flexes muscle behind the scenes too

     'Riddick's' Vin Diesel flexes muscle behind the scenes too
    On-screen, Vin Diesel's default setting can be described as coiled rage and brutal efficiency. In the films that put him on Hollywood's star map, the buff and bald actor hefts big guns: from artillery to his own softball-sized biceps. He punches the...
  • Comic-Con 2013: Simon Pegg, Spider-Man, Metallica on Friday program

     
    Simon Pegg, Nick Frost and director Edgar Wright will kick off the July 19 programming in Hall H at San […]...
  • Comic-Con 2013: ‘Kick-Ass 2′ and ‘Riddick’ panel packed with action

     
    The most striking thing about Friday's panel on “Kick-Ass 2″ was what wasn't mentioned — specifically Jim Carrey's decision after […]...
  • Comic-Con 2013: What movies didn't wow all crowds?

    Comic-Con 2013: What movies didn't wow all crowds?
    Visitors to Comic-Con International in San Diego aren’t the most discriminating moviegoers. As long as clips are in focus and a handful of stars show up for whatever new film is being promoted, convention guests typically leave the cavernous...
  • Vin Diesel Draws From Indie Past With 'Riddick' and Upcoming 'Hannibal'

    Just over a decade ago, Vin Diesel shot from near-obscurity to earning a $10 million payday in what seemed like record time, racing from an ensemble role in "Saving Private Ryan" to headlining "XXX" in nearly four years. But those who think of Diesel as...
  • Vin Diesel Revives 'Riddick' in Westwood

    It's been nine years since the "Pitch Black" sequel, but Vin Diesel brought "Riddick" back in style with the world premiere at Westwood's New Regency Aug. 28. In a sharp gray suit and shades, Diesel introduced the third installment of the series as...
  • Film Review: 'Riddick'

    Having been left for dead in more ways than one after the critical and commercial failure of 2004's "The Chronicles of Riddick," Vin Diesel's futuristic fugitive Richard B. Riddick gets his lean, mean, R-rated mojo back for "Riddick," an improbable but...