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  • All things being 'Equalizer,' art elevates film's brutality

    All things being 'Equalizer,' art elevates film's brutality
    When star Denzel Washington and director Antoine Fuqua collaborated on 2001's "Training Day," the film won Washington an Oscar and changed the trajectory of his career. Now comes Act 2, "The Equalizer," a tense thriller that also has more on its mind than...
  • November movie highlights: 'Hunger Games,' 'Interstellar'

    November movie highlights: 'Hunger Games,' 'Interstellar'
    Showy performances, big names and high hopes propel the film releases for November. As we head to the year's end, we need a few heroes at the multiplex. Remember: Opening dates are subject to change. 'Interstellar' Release date: Nov. 5 Premise:...
  • Holidays in the West End: Will you wish for 'White Christmas' or 'Henry IV'?

    Holidays in the West End: Will you wish for 'White Christmas' or 'Henry IV'?
    Christmas is coming, the goose is getting fat and theaters across the United Kingdom are poised for the annual glittery blizzard of pantomimes. If your taste runs to the traditional, then London can amply cater for you this festive season. Among the...
  • Reel Critics: This 'Wick' catches fire

    Reel Critics: This 'Wick' catches fire
    Gangsters from Russia are the new default mafia in recent crime thrillers. Denzel Washington in "The Equalizer" and James Gandolfini in "The Drop" battled vicious mobsters transplanted from the old Soviet Union. Keanu Reeves now joins the fray as the...
  • Can Euro Cinephiles Re-Create Hollywood's Classic Studio Films?

    There's a gap to be filled, if not a chasm. And a growing number of European players believe that they have the savvy and resources to fill it. It's a gap created by Hollywood which, in its ardor to serve up a menu of wall-to-wall blockbusters, has all...
  • Film Review: 'Revenge of the Green Dragons'

    A movie that only comes to life -- and then just barely -- in its moments of tooth-pulling, finger-slicing, gut-twisting violence, "Revenge of the Green Dragons" offers a flashy but unrewarding intro to the vicious Chinese-American youth gangs that ran...
  • 'John Wick' brings A game to violent business of revenge

    As weaponized mayhem of the most disreputably electrifying kind, the sleek and eccentric revenge tale "John Wick" jabs far above its weight class thanks to the panther physicality of 50-year-old headliner Keanu Reeves and a tightly pitched mix of humor...
  • Antonio Banderas Ups Production, Direction Priorities

    MADRID - Antonio Banderas is not done yet. Currently shooting "Altamira" - his first majority Spanish film in two decades, outside his own productions and collaborations with Pedro Almodóvar - Banderas, one of Spain's biggest Hollywood success stories,...
  • ‘Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1′ clip teases Gale, Peeta rivalry

     
    A new teaser for “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1″ hints at the growing animosity between the men in […]...
  • Locally shot and produced BMX film 'Heroes of Dirt' to premiere in Allentown

    Locally shot and produced BMX film 'Heroes of Dirt' to premiere in Allentown
    After a bumpy six years, $175,000 and plenty of blood, sweat and tears, Eric Bugbee is ready to take a victory lap as his BMX film "Heroes of Dirt" has its world premiere Oct. 25 at Allentown's Miller Symphony Hall. "We're really psyched," says Bugbee,...
  • Review: 'John Wick' ★★ 1/2

    Review: 'John Wick' ★★ 1/2
    There are no good guys in "John Wick," but there are some great actors working alongside Keanu Reeves in his darkest and most tormented role yet: a stunningly lethal contract killer who goes on a rampage after a Russian thug kills his dog. Yes, his dog....