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Action (Movie Genre)

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Who you gonna call? Dream-casting the new female 'Ghostbusters'

    Who you gonna call? Dream-casting the new female 'Ghostbusters'
    "Ghostbusters" fans were sent into a tizzy Wednesday when "Bridesmaids" director Paul Feig announced that he's rebooting the beloved action-comedy franchise about a crew of paranormal exterminators, with an all-new cast of female characters. The big...
  • Family guide to new movie releases

    Family guide to new movie releases
    'Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day' Rating: PG for rude humor including some reckless behavior and language Summary: A boy's bad day spreads to his parents and siblings, leading to one mishap after another and testing their...
  • Review: 'The Guest' ★★ 1/2

    Review: 'The Guest' ★★ 1/2
    A pretty crafty genre pastiche until it stalls, director Adam Wingard's "The Guest" introduces its title character after he knocks on the front door of a small-town New Mexico family that recently lost their older son in the Iraq War. Door opens, a man'...
  • ‘Alien: Isolation’ review: Ripley’s daughter plays solitary to the hilt

     
    THE PLAYER Though she's long considered one of the great cinematic heroes, Ellen Ripley has generally been a forgettable one […]...
  • 'Gone Girl' likely to top box office for second weekend

    'Gone Girl' likely to top box office for second weekend
    Looks like David Fincher’s “Gone Girl” won’t disappear from the box office just yet. Despite four new releases this weekend, the R-rated thriller will likely add $25 million to its domestic gross, according to people who have...
  • Halloween theater: Spooky shows in Chicago

    Halloween theater: Spooky shows in Chicago
    Zombies, ghosts and psycho killers don't just haunt horror movies. This Halloween season, they're all over Chicago stages providing scares, laughs and a few racy thrills. If you dare, you can get up close with the creatures of the night at these 14 shows....
  • Film Review: 'Kill Me Three Times'

    Screen violence doesn't get much cheaper or more gratuitous than in "Kill Me Three Times," a sun-drenched, blood-spattered Australian thriller that seems to fancy itself the first movie ever to feature characters shot to death at point-blank range....
  • Tom Cruise in 'Edge of Tomorrow' takes on past, future

     Tom Cruise in 'Edge of Tomorrow' takes on past, future
    Live Die Repeat: Edge of Tomorrow Warner Bros., $28.98; Blu-ray, $44.95 Available on VOD Tuesday After underperforming at the box office, this sharp sci-fi action picture has been renamed "Live Die Repeat: Edge of Tomorrow" (awkward, but still...