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Action (Movie Genre)

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  • SCC says climate change plan could mean billions in higher energy costs

    SCC says climate change plan could mean billions in higher energy costs
    Proposed federal rules meant to cut carbon emissions and address climate change would cost more than $6 billion to comply with in Virginia, according to a State Corporation Commission review that dubbed the rules "arbitrary, capricious, unsupported and...
  • Film Review: 'Son of a Gun'

    At least three entertaining films are jostling for position in Australian writer-director Julius Avery's messily propulsive debut feature "Son of a Gun" -- and if none ultimately emerges dominant, the red-blooded tussle between them is never dull to...
  • Idris Elba's 'Bastille Day' Goes Into Production in Paris

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - MADRID - As both Hollywood agents and indie distributors fight increasingly shy of committing clients and money respectively to movies coming on to the market only part-financed, one of the huge attractions of Studiocanal...
  • Stunt choreographers turn stars into stone-cold killers in 'John Wick'

    Stunt choreographers turn stars into stone-cold killers in 'John Wick'
    If you've ever watched some chiseled action hero coolly taking out bad guys onscreen and thought to yourself, "How hard could that be?" I have two words for you: Try it. On a recent afternoon, I paid a visit to 87Eleven in Inglewood, a stunt...
  • Box Office: Brad Pitt's 'Fury' Edges Out 'Book of Life,' 'Gone Girl'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Brad Pitt and a squadron of up-and-coming actors held off "Gone Girl" at the multiplexes this weekend as "Fury" topped box office charts with a $23.5 million debut. Despite surrendering first place after two weeks wearing...
  • 'Fury' treads on war movie expectations as Brad Pitt & Co. kill Nazis

    If memorable war movies mean something to you, open that book to a new page and add "Fury" to the list. It belongs there. Even if you're not keeping a list, it's hard not to be impressed by what writer-director David Ayer, powerfully aided by star...
  • 'Fury' makes a fine B-movie vehicle for Wardaddy Brad Pitt

    This bit of heroics isn't "what I wanted to do," Brad Pitt's battle-scarred sergeant, and a hundred movie sergeants before him, growl. "But it's what we're doing." "Fury" is the sort of World War II movie Hollywood used to churn out four or five times...
  • Television Q&A: Answers on 'Intelligence,' 'Madam Secretary,' 'Spartacus'

    You have questions. I try to have answers. Q: What happened to the show "Intelligence" about the guy with the chip in his brain? A: The action drama starring Josh Holloway ran on CBS for the 13 episodes the network ordered. Then, ratings having been a...
  • Martin Starr embraces the zombie-killing fantasy of 'Dead Snow: Red vs. Dead'

    Martin Starr embraces the zombie-killing fantasy of 'Dead Snow: Red vs. Dead'
    Martin Starr underplays his heroism in “Dead Snow: Red vs. Dead,” saying during an interview with RedEye at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival that he’s “not an action hero in any traditional sense.” That may be true, but...
  • Jocelyn DeBoer and Ingrid Haas are ready for action in 'Dead Snow: Red vs. Dead'

    Jocelyn DeBoer and Ingrid Haas are ready for action in 'Dead Snow: Red vs. Dead'
    Before our interview can begin, “Dead Snow: Red vs. Dead” costars Jocelyn DeBoer and Ingrid Haas press their heads together and grin. It’s the sort of bond that can be forged only while fighting Nazi zombies in Iceland. DeBoer (a...
  • Box office: 'Gone Girl' tops 'Dracula,' 'Alexander' and 'The Judge'

    An onslaught of new movies couldn't make "Gone Girl" disappear from the top of the box-office charts. The David Fincher-directed thriller was the highest-grossing film in the U.S. for the second weekend in a row, beating out fantasy adventure "Dracula...