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Action (genre)

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  • Cinemas get a remake for growing ranks of online video fans

    CHICAGO (AP) — Today, young movie-watchers look increasingly like Molly O'Connor. A junior at the University of Dallas, she still goes to the cinema occasionally, but is often just as happy to hunker down on a bed or a couch with friends to watch...
  • Robert Ginty dies at 60; action-film star also directed for TV, led Irish theater center

    Robert Ginty dies at 60; action-film star also directed for TV, led Irish theater center
    Robert Ginty, a versatile actor who starred in the 1980 film "The Exterminator" and built a varied career as a producer, director and actor in film, television and the stage, has died. He was 60. Ginty died Monday at his home in Los Angeles, said Michael...
  • 'Total Recall' Gets Recall

    Considah dis a remake. Columbia Pictures is working with Original Films on an updated version of the 1990 Arnold Schwarzenegger psychological action film "Total Recall," according to The Hollywood Reporter. The original was an action-heavy revision of...
  • 'Missing in Action' returns to action

    "Missing in Action" won't be missing for much longer. The 1984 Chuck Norris action flick will be remade by World Wrestling Entertainment's movie division, according to The Hollywood Reporter. While the original had Norris' character returning to...
  • AnnaSophia Robb gets her first dose of action in "Race to Witch Mountain"

    AnnaSophia Robb gets her first dose of action in "Race to Witch Mountain"
    Of every difficult thing AnnaSophia Robb has had to master in her short film career -- working with animals (Because of Winn-Dixie), or Tim Burton (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory), playing a girl abandoned by her mom (Sleepwalking) or maybe the child...
  • Tom Hanks toys with 'Major Matt Mason'

    Move over, G.I. Joe: Major Matt Mason may be making a comeback. Tom Hanks, who went to the moon in 1995's "Apollo 13," is orbiting a live-action movie based on the moon-based major, according to Variety. Created during the lunar excitement of the 1960s,...
  • Movie review: 12 Rounds -- 2 out of 5 stars

    Renny Harlin, who hasn't had a hit since he divorced Geena Davis, was the right guy to lift World Wrestling Entertainment's infant film division to something closer to legitimacy. If anybody could shoot and cut an action film to hide wrassler John Cena'...
  • HEALTH: Hey, video games aren't so bad after all

    Over the years, we've villainized video games. They've been blamed for turning kids into chubby couch potatoes, causing attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and possibly even triggering violence. Yet, they might not be all bad. Cognitive scientists...
  • An interesting new genre

    An interesting new genre
    Glendale filmmaker Carly Lyn chose the unlikely pairing of genres — Western and science fiction — in her new film "A Foundling." Lyn, 25, wrote and directed the film receiving its premiere at the Dances with Films festival next week in West...
  • Game Time: 'The Last Airbender' and 'Clash of the Titans'

    The Last Airbender Wii, DS/$29.99-$39.99/Available Now The popular animated TV series "Avatar: The Last Airbender" has seen its fair share of video game merchandising that follows the martial-arts-laden warfare of protagonist Aang. Now, as we wade knee-...
  • 'From Paris With Love'

    In the space of just a few weeks, we have movies starring Harrison Ford, Mel Gibson and John Travolta. It's like the early '90s all over again. Nostalgia is on Travolta's mind, too. In "From Paris with Love," he plays a violent but chatty CIA agent who,...