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  • The FBI is riding high

    It is difficult to determine how effective and efficient US counterterrorism efforts are from the vantage point of several years. It is noteworthy that there have been no further attacks on US soil and several potential attacks have been prevented....
  • 'JCVD' offers Jean-Claude Van Damme as a case study

    'JCVD' offers Jean-Claude Van Damme as a case study
    Call it Jean-Claude Van Damme's "Being John Malkovich" moment. In the opening sequence in his namesake drama "JCVD," the C-list martial arts movie star is shown punching, kicking and blasting his way across a wartime wasteland. Even if he's looking...
  • Movie review: JCVD -- 3 out of 5 stars

    Was a time, a very brief time, when Jean-Claude Van Damme was cool. That moment came in 1993 when his Cajun kick-em-up Hard Target came out, and Van Damme, "the muscles from Brussels," introduced American audiences to the great Hong Kong action director...
  • Tokyo Film Festival opens with 'green' carpet

    Tokyo Film Festival opens with 'green' carpet
    The Tokyo International Film Festival kicked off Saturday with an environmental theme and stars including American actress Julianne Moore and Hong Kong actor Tony Leung Chiu-wai walking a "green" carpet made of recycled plastic bottles. Japanese-...
  • Friday's TV Talk Shows: Susan Boyle performs on 'The Early Show'

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 22 - 28 in PDF format This week's TV Movies The Early Show Thanksgiving leftovers; Susan Boyle performs. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Good Housekeeping's toy awards; Sophia Loren;......
  • John Woo's 'Red Cliff' still glorious, despite limitations of abridged version

     
    "Red Cliff," John Woo's return to Chinese-language cinema after a decade and a half of Hollywood productions, cannot be viewed as anything less than a triumph. While it is not a return to the contemporary crime genre on which his reputation is built ("A...
  • Andy Klein's Top 10 movies of 2009

     
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  • Andy Klein on 'The Good, the Bad, the Weird'

     
    Though it may have roots in other countries' adventure traditions, the western is, by definition, the most American of all genres. Luckily, foreign filmmakers occasionally take a whack at it, infusing the frequently exhausted form with new angles. Most...
  • Ridley Scott's 'Robin Hood' remake: More poor than rich

     
    Ridley Scott has probably done more period films than any other current Hollywood director. His new “Robin Hood” is his fifth … or even his seventh if you want to count “Alien” and “Blade Runner” as “peri...
  • Oliver Stone–an exclusive interview

     
    Oliver Stone is one of those people in film that you always grab the chance to talk to. Agree or disagree with his politics, the angle of attack of his films, he's a fascinating brain to pick and one of the undisputed masters of his trade. I put him right...
  • COMIC-CON 2010: Wesley Snipes and Antoine Fuqua delve into comics with 'After Dark'

     
    Rosario Dawson did it. Nicolas Cage did it. John Woo did it. Michael Chiklis recently got into it. And now,"Training Day" director Antoine Fuqua and "Blade" himself, Wesley Snipes, are about to do it and have brought it to Comic-Con.......
  • John Woo’s “Flying Tigers” to be released to IMAX theaters

     
    John Woo's planned “”Flying Tigers” WWII actioner will be re-jiggered to fit onto IMAX screens, IMAX announced. When we last spoke, he talked of this as his “next” project, unless he decided to make a Marco Polo epic instead....