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Action (Movie Genre)

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  • Review: 'A Terrible Beauty' ★★★ 1/2

    Review: 'A Terrible Beauty' ★★★ 1/2
    "A Terrible Beauty," its title taken from a famous poem by W.B. Yeats and premiering at 8 p.m. Friday and 3 p.m. Sunday at the Siskel Film Center, is a docudrama of extraordinary power. It is about bullets flying and bodies falling, but it will capture...
  • 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...
  • Toronto: Samuel L. Jackson's Action Movie 'Big Game' Gets U.S. Distribution

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Luc Besson's EuropaCorp has acquired U.S. rights to action-adventure "Big Game," starring Samuel L. Jackson as the president of the United States. EuropaCorp paid $4 million for the rights to "Big Game," which premiered in the...
  • Toronto Film Review: 'Don't Go Breaking My Heart 2'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The market is open for another round of trading in "Don't Go Breaking My Heart 2," director Johnnie To's sequel to his hit 2011 romantic comedy about a handful of Hong Kong One Percenters who swap romantic allegiances with...
  • Toronto Film Review: 'Haemoo'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Turning a real-life human trafficking tragedy into a comment on social inequality and the cost of survival, "Haemoo" dramatizes a stark nautical ordeal fraught with tension. Produced and co-written by internationally recognized...
  • Toronto Film Review: 'Don't Go Breaking My Heart 2′

    The market is open for another round of trading in "Don't Go Breaking My Heart 2," director Johnnie To's sequel to his hit 2011 romantic comedy about a handful of Hong Kong One Percenters who swap romantic allegiances with the same manic brio with which...
  • Scotland independence vote: The country's rich film legacy

    Scotland independence vote: The country's rich film legacy
    Scotland’s independence referendum on Thursday carries plenty of significance for the country and the world beyond. But regardless of your leanings on the IndyRef, Scotland has pretty much already won on the cinema stage, where a country of just 5...
  • Lost in the dystopian nightmare of 'The Maze Runner'

    Bucking the femme-centric trend in YA fantasy fare, boys claim the dystopian spotlight in "The Maze Runner." The story, based on the first novel in James Dashner's four-book series, finds the XY crowd with their work cut out for them: Deprived of...
  • Film Review: 'The Scribbler'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Despite a game lead performance from smallscreen star Katie Cassidy ("Arrow") as a young woman with multiple personality disorder and an incorrigible punk attitude, this latest low-budget outing from helmer John Suits simply...
  • ‘Hunger Games: Mockingjay’ trailer: Jennifer Lawrence in action star mode

     
    Katniss Everdeen is ready to help lead the rebellion in the new trailer for “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1,” the […]...
  • Toronto Film Review: 'October Gale'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - After scoring a modest sleeper success with the touristy romance "Cairo Time," star Patricia Clarkson and writer-helmer Ruba Nadda reunite for the would-be suspenser "October Gale." , and falls short as a character-driven drama...