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Action (Movie Genre)

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  • Chris Evans vaults 'Captain America' to no. 1 box office spot

    "LOOK, I'm 95. I'm not dead!" That's what Chris Evans, aka Captain America, quips at one point during the fabulous "Captain America: The Winter Soldier." And I'm not the only one who thinks this movie is the greatest. It's been number one at the box...
  • Angelina Jolie breaks the curse of 'Unbroken'

     Angelina Jolie breaks the curse of 'Unbroken'
    OXENFORD, Australia — Angelina Jolie was ready to step behind the cameras again. Her directing debut, "In the Land of Blood and Honey," hadn't been a box-office or critical hit, but making the 2011 Bosnian war drama had fueled her desire to become a...
  • Review: 'Brick Mansions' collapses into incoherence

     Review: 'Brick Mansions' collapses into incoherence
    "Brick Mansions," Paul Walker's penultimate film (prior to "Fast & Furious 7"), is a dumb and ugly action picture that works strictly as a reminder of the late actor's head-turning good looks and modest charisma. Otherwise, this remake of the 2004...
  • Seth MacFarlane on 'Million Ways to Die' and Taking Projects That 'Terrify' Him

    Directing, co-writing, producing and starring in his latest movie, a comedy Western called "A Million Ways to Die in the West" while juggling the production of four primetime series during the past year wasn't enough for the multihyphenate. So he also...
  • Cannes Film Festival Adds Six Features To The Official Selection

    PARIS - Pablo Fendrik's "El Ardor," a pioneering Amazon-set Western action adventure, is one of the six films which have been added to Cannes Film Festival's official selection. "El Ardor," the third feature from Fendrik (Blood Appears"), will play in...
  • Film Review: Just leave 'Amazing' out of it

    Film Review: Just leave 'Amazing' out of it
    Presumably to avoid confusion, Sony has added the words "The Amazing" to the titles of its current Spider-Man series. What? He wasn't amazing the first time around? Was Tobey Maguire the Meh Spider-Man? This rebranding feels like a defensive gesture,...
  • Review: The soundtrack and score for 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2'

    Review: The soundtrack and score for 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2'
    Outside of the darkened theater, what use are stand-alone action movie soundtracks such asĀ  "The Amazing Spider-Man 2"? As a tool to relive Hollywood action via headphones while pretending to leap tall buildings? To add big-screen drama to, say, the act...
  • Review: 'Transcendence' rises above the sci-fi genre

     Review: 'Transcendence' rises above the sci-fi genre
    Though its plot and premise are pure science fiction, "Transcendence" goes pleasingly against the genre grain. A story of the possible perils and pleasures of artificial intelligence that stars Johnny Depp, "Transcendence's" ideas are at least as...
  • Echoes of Peter Parker in 'Amazing Spider-Man 2' director Marc Webb

     Echoes of Peter Parker in 'Amazing Spider-Man 2' director Marc Webb
    The first time Marc Webb directed a film, just six years ago, there were rarely more than a couple dozen people on set. Outside of a group of Hollywood insiders, no one had any idea what the film, titled "(500) Days of Summer" and budgeted at $7 million,...
  • Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie to reunite on the big screen

    Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie to reunite on the big screen
    As Hollywood's premier power couple, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie can be spotted at plenty of red carpet galas and charity events, not to mention the pages of countless magazines. The only place you don't see them together? On the big screen. That could...
  • Film Review: 'Edge of Tomorrow'

    "Groundhog Day" and "Starship Troopers" make surprisingly compatible bedfellows in "Edge of Tomorrow," a cleverly crafted and propulsively executed sci-fi thriller in which an untrained soldier must relive the same day over and over again -- expiring...
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