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Action (Movie Genre)

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  • 'Star Wars Rebels:' Hera is in control

    'Star Wars Rebels:' Hera is in control
    "Star Wars Rebels" has its Han Solo, and her name is Hera. OK, the Twi'lek pilot and owner of the starship Ghost isn't exactly like Solo. Executive producer Dave Filoni says she's the heart of the Ghost, and keeps the merry band of rebels flying with...
  • Film Review: '3 Days to Kill'

    Even international spies have trouble balancing work and family life, according to "3 Days to Kill," the latest lightweight action pic from writer-producer Luc Besson, here forming an unlikely (or perhaps unholy) trinity with director McG and star Kevin...
  • Horror cinema: A valentine to genre favorites from two admirers

     
    At this time of year the cinematic conversation usually is centered on Oscar front-runners, or the best titles that screened […]...
  • Review: 'The Lego Movie' is a tall stack of subversive fun

    Review: 'The Lego Movie' is a tall stack of subversive fun
    "The Lego Movie" is a massive collision of subversive humor, hyper-kinetic energy, mind-jangling design, spinning colors and about 15 million Legos, no exaggeration. It is very tempting to use the movie's pounding pop anthem — "Everything Is...
  • Angelina Jolie-directed 'Unbroken' gets Olympic preview [Video]

    Angelina Jolie-directed 'Unbroken'  gets Olympic preview [Video]
    As an actress, Angelina Jolie has played her share of butt-kicking, larger-than-life action heroines. Now her first studio film as a director, "Unbroken," finds her exploring heroism of a different sort in the story of 1936 Olympian Louis Zamperini, who...
  • Paul Walker does off-the-wall action in 'Brick Mansions' trailer

    Paul Walker does off-the-wall action in 'Brick Mansions' trailer
    The first trailer for one of the Paul Walker's final films, "Brick Mansions," has been released, and it finds the late action star on familiar ground as he pummels bad guys, leaps from tall buildings, bickers with a mismatched partner, drops a few one-...
  • After 'The Lego Movie,' why not 'The Play-Doh Movie'?

    The Toys R Us store on La Cienega and Santa Monica Boulevard is likely to be swarmed by screenwriters and producers this week, given the $69-million opening of “The Lego Movie” over the weekend. If Legos can kill at the box office, they will...
  • 'RoboCop' review: Time to get political, creep

    'RoboCop' review: Time to get political, creep
    *** (out of four) After my “RoboCop” screening, one moviegoer commented that he preferred the remake to the 1987 original. That makes two of us. Where its lighter yet more violent predecessor let straightforward revenge dominate the story,...
  • 'RoboCop' stars say new movie goes darker than the original

    'RoboCop' stars say new movie goes darker than the original
    Fans of '80's movies such as “Footloose” and “Fright Night”  would often prefer that their favorites remain  untouched by the Hollywood remake machine. But stars of the new “RoboCop” say that a variety of elements...
  • Berlin Film Review: 'The Grand Budapest Hotel'

    One of the more frequent accusations leveled at Wes Anderson -- that he's a filmmaker who favors style over substance -- will ring even hollower than usual after "The Grand Budapest Hotel," a captivating 1930s-set caper whose innumerable surface pleasures...
  • Sundance: 'Nymphomaniac' opens to surprising laughs, unsurprising shocks

    Sundance: 'Nymphomaniac' opens to surprising laughs, unsurprising shocks
    PARK CITY, Utah -- By this point in his career Lars von Trier has done so much that’s shocking that it’s stopped being shocking. Maybe it’s that, or maybe just that, give or take an extended penis montage (of course), there actually...
  • XYZ Films Boards 'Party Animal' from Cult Norwegian Helmer Patrik Syversen (EXCLUSIVE)

    GOTEBORG - Doing one of the things it does best - tapping into original genre talent from the four corners of the globe - L.A-based XYZ Films has boarded "Party Animal," a werewolf pic from cult Norwegian genre scribe-helmer Patrik Syversen ("Hellfjord"),...