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Action (Movie Genre)

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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...
  • 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'

    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 the crown, "Gone Girl" showed...
  • 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...
  • 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'

    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...
  • '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...
  • 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'...