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Action (Movie Genre)

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  • REVIEW: 'Sabotage' ★★

    REVIEW: 'Sabotage' ★&#9733
    There's a weird, bashful moment in "Sabotage" when Olivia Williams, atypically cast as a tough Atlanta police detective, is drawn like a moth to the flame of Arnold Schwarzenegger's lips. It's a quick bit, cut off with comical abruptness before director...
  • Digital artists in India make U.S. films pop

    Digital artists in India make U.S. films pop
    MUMBAI, India — Darren Aronofsky may be a household name in Hollywood, where his last two films were critically acclaimed hits. But to the young Indian artists laboring on the director's newest project — the Biblical epic "Noah" — he was...
  • Social Media Buzz: 'Noah' to Sail Past Schwarzenegger's 'Sabotage' at the Box Office

    Does digital data offer indicators that can be used to monitor marketing effectiveness and predict box office success even before awareness turns into intent? We analyzed this weekend's new movies across Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Google (the...
  • Film Reviews: Opening This Week (March 24-28, 2014)

    Noah (Paramount) Having made movies about obsessive characters looking for God -- or something like Him -- in the numerology of the Kabbalah ("Pi"), at the end of a heroin needle ("Requiem for a Dream"), and in the outer reaches of the galaxy ("The...
  • Newport prepares for namesake film festival

    Newport prepares for namesake film festival
    However long other ticket buyers stand in line to see "Don't Quit: The Joe Roth Story," Mike White has waited longer. Nearly four decades, in fact. White, the former football coach at UC Berkeley, has hoped to see a film about the story of Roth, the...
  • Hollywood action movies: Could they be any worse?

    Hollywood action movies: Could they be any worse?
    A few nights ago, I finally caught up with watching the most recent Tweedledee and Tweedledum of action movies – “White House Down” and “Olympus Has Fallen.” “White House Down,” with Channing Tatum in the lead...
  • 'The Raid 2' star Iko Iwais and writer/director Gareth Evans teach us about action

    'The Raid 2' star Iko Iwais and writer/director Gareth Evans teach us about action
    If you like action movies and can handle on-screen violence, “The Raid 2” almost without question will be the best movie you’ve seen in a long time. Seriously: The fight sequences are unbelievable, and the movie, again written and...
  • 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' reviews salute action, intrigue

    'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' reviews salute action, intrigue
    For the latest installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" directors Anthony and Joe Russo looked to spice things up by dropping Chris Evans' shield-toting superhero into his own political-conspiracy thriller. The...
  • Reel Critics: This film deserves a recall vote

    Reel Critics: This film deserves a recall vote
    Director David Ayer is known for his ultraviolent police epics like "Training Day" and "End of Watch." Screenwriter Skip Woods ("A Good Day to Die Hard") is also no stranger to action movies with a high body count. These two masters of death and treachery...
  • Review: Action and thrills are 'In the Blood'

    Review: Action and thrills are 'In the Blood'
    "In the Blood" casts mixed martial artist Gina Carano as Ava, who has overcome a particularly parlous upbringing to turn her life around and marry up the social ladder. While on their Dominican honeymoon, husband Derek (Cam Gigandet) vanishes,...
  • Previsualization firm Proof helps filmmakers plan for complex scenes

    Previsualization firm Proof helps filmmakers plan for complex scenes
    Before filming a massive battle on a freeway overpass in Cleveland, directors of Marvel Entertainment's recent release "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" didn't leave anything to chance. So Anthony and Joe Russo staged a kind of digital dress...
  • 'Amazing Spider-Man 2′ Early Reviews: Plot Is Tangled, Chemistry Pulls at Heartstrings

    Although "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" won't swing into U.S. theaters until May 2, Marc Webb's sequel to his 2012 franchise reboot has already made an impact across the pond. The superhero pic premiered in London on Tuesday. Early reviews for Sony's comic...