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Action (Movie Genre)

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  • Antoine Fuqua, Denzel Washington reteam for 'The Equalizer'

    Antoine Fuqua, Denzel Washington reteam for 'The Equalizer'
    A pair of 50-pound dumbbells rested on the ground outside of Antoine Fuqua's trailer on the set of "The Equalizer," which was filming at an abandoned Lowe's hardware store several miles outside of Boston. It would be easy to assume they were there for...
  • Western Director Andrew V. McLaglen Dies at 94

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Director Andrew V. McLaglen, best known for his work on Westerns including John Wayne's "McLintock!" and James Stewart's "Shenandoah," has died at the age of 94. According to the Journal of the San Juan Islands, McLaglen died...
  • Fall movie preview 2014

    Fall movie preview 2014
    If you read “Gone Girl,” by bestselling Chicago author Gillian Flynn, the schedule of movies opening between now and the end of the year is pretty much the book’s big-screen version—directed by David Fincher! (“The Social...
  • Toronto Film Review: 'Don't Go Breaking My Heart 2′

    The market is open for another round of trading in "Don't Go Breaking My Heart 2," director Johnnie To's sequel to his hit 2011 romantic comedy about a handful of Hong Kong One Percenters who swap romantic allegiances with the same manic brio with which...
  • Toronto Film Review: 'Don't Go Breaking My Heart 2'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The market is open for another round of trading in "Don't Go Breaking My Heart 2," director Johnnie To's sequel to his hit 2011 romantic comedy about a handful of Hong Kong One Percenters who swap romantic allegiances with...
  • Toronto Film Review: 'Haemoo'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Turning a real-life human trafficking tragedy into a comment on social inequality and the cost of survival, "Haemoo" dramatizes a stark nautical ordeal fraught with tension. Produced and co-written by internationally recognized...
  • Toronto: Samuel L. Jackson's Action Movie 'Big Game' Gets U.S. Distribution

    Luc Besson's EuropaCorp has acquired U.S. rights to action-adventure "Big Game," starring Samuel L. Jackson as the president of the United States. EuropaCorp paid $4 million for the rights to "Big Game," which premiered in the Midnight Madness section of...
  • 'Top Gun 2' targets 'Jungle Book' writer Justin Marks

    'Top Gun 2' targets 'Jungle Book' writer Justin Marks
    "Top Gun 2" has its sights set on screenwriter Justin Marks. Marks, who penned Disney's upcoming live-action adaptation of "The Jungle Book," is in talks to retool the script for the long-in-the-making "Top Gun" sequel for Paramount Pictures and...
  • 'Sin City: A Dame to Kill For' is barely tolerable, thanks to style alone

    Watch "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For" with the dialogue muted, and it would make as much sense as the film does with full sound. The best reason to see it is certainly the stunning, unique visual style created by comic book legend Frank Miller and maverick...
  • Facebook Adds YouTube-Like Video Features, as It Tops 1 Billion Daily Views (Exclusive)

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Facebook, already a huge distributor of Internet video, continues to roll out new ways to the social service an even more attractive outlet for video-content publishers -- and, increasingly, it's mimicking YouTube. Since June,...
  • Toronto Film Review: 'The Equalizer'

    Denzel Washington balances the scales of justice -- and challenges Liam Neeson for a slice of the middle-aged action-hero pie -- in "The Equalizer," an ultraviolent update of the 1985-89 CBS drama series that featured Edward Woodward as a former...
  • Toronto Film Review: 'The Dead Lands'

    and personnel -- in "The Dead Lands." This irst action movie for helmer Toa Fraser after the gentler seriocomic likes of "Dean Spanley" and "Naming Number Two" certainly doesn't lack vigor, even if its thundering brutality and ultra-macho atmosphere do...