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Act of Valor (movie)

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  • 'Need for Speed' to cruise by Tyler Perry's 'Single Moms Club'

    'Need for Speed' to cruise by Tyler Perry's 'Single Moms Club'
    DreamWorks Pictures' "Need for Speed" is expected to outpace Tyler Perry's "The Single Moms Club" for a box-office victory this weekend.  The $65-million, stunt-filled picture, starring Aaron Paul of the AMC series "Breaking Bad," could generate $25...
  • Review: Next to 'Fast & Furious,' 'Need for Speed' stalls out

     Review: Next to 'Fast & Furious,' 'Need for Speed' stalls out
    The first thing to know about "Need for Speed" is this: It's no "Fast & Furious." In trying for the vicarious varoom of the street-racing video game that inspired it, and no doubt dreaming of "Fast" success, "Speed" clocks in at a long two-plus hours...
  • 'Need for Speed' director Scott Waugh's need for reality

     'Need for Speed' director Scott Waugh's need for reality
    In a climactic car-chase scene in the new movie "Need for Speed," a race car barrels into the back of a police SUV, sending the truck flying through the air. To put viewers in the drivers' seats, director Scott Waugh placed cameras inside the SUV so...
  • 'Act of Valor' movie trailer

    'Act of Valor' movie trailer
  • 'Act of Valor' review: War is an action movie?

    'Act of Valor' review: War is an action movie?
    * (out of four) “Act of Valor” began as a small recruiting film. Five years and a script from one of the writers of “300” later, that's still all it is. I definitely don’t understand how the Navy thought the best way to...
  • Recruiting tool wrestles with its gamelike focus in 'Act of Valor' ✭✭

    Recruiting tool wrestles with its gamelike focus in 'Act of Valor' ✭✭
    Made with or without U.S. Department of Defense cooperation, fictional films about the American military favor narratives in which (mostly) men buck authority, risk their necks in bouts of jealous infighting and go the lone-wolf route in pursuit of the...
  • Movie Guide for TownMall in Carroll County, Feb. 26, 2012

    now playing "Act of Valor" (PG-13). Real-life active duty soldiers serve as actors in this fictionalized account of a team of U.S. Navy SEALs racing against the cock to foil a terror attack. TownMall Cinemas (1:20, 4:20, 7:20 p.m.) "Ghost Rider:...
  • Reel Critics: Foreign film nominees come to O.C.

    Reel Critics: Foreign film nominees come to O.C.
    If you love well-told, original stories and good acting, then check out these two Oscar-nominated foreign films that have finally arrived in Orange County: "In Darkness"— The true story of a small group of Polish Jews who hid beneath the Lvov...
  • Movie Guide for TownMall in Carroll County, March 4, 2012

    now playing "Act of Valor" (PG-13). Real-life active duty soldiers serve as actors in this fictionalized account of a team of U.S. Navy SEALs racing against the cock to foil a terror attack. TownMall Cinemas (1:20, 4:20, 7:20 p.m.) "Dr. Seuss' The...
  • Book review: 'American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History' by Chris Kyle, Scott McEwen and Jim DeFelice

    Book review: 'American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History' by Chris Kyle, Scott McEwen and Jim DeFelice
    This is the season of celebrity for the Navy SEALs. The takedown of Osama bin Laden at his hideout in Pakistan thrust the institutionally secretive SEALs into the modern-media spotlight. Soon the SEALs seemed to become America's favorite warriors:...
  • 'Act of Valor': Navy SEALs get their close-up (and Obama moment)

     
    Even before the Navy parachute team dropped out of the sky high above Sunset Boulevard, you had a sense the “Act of Valor” premiere was a different sort of Hollywood event. After all, Tim Tebow had asked to attend. As the screening for the...