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Action (Movie Genre)

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  • Film Review: 'Horse Money'

    The restless spirits of Portugal's post-colonial underclass stumble dazedly though the wilds of "Horse Money," the latest -- and in some respects the most striking -- of director Pedro Costa's hallucinatory bulletins from the Lisbon slum known as...
  • Badass Grandpas: 'The Expendables 3′ and 12 More Seasoned Stars

    When Bette Davis coined the phrase "Old age is no place for sissies," she may as well have been describing the plot of "The Expendables 3." Written by and starring Sylvester Stallone, the ensemble film features a cast of mature action vets who aren't...
  • Film Review: 'Expendables' franchise expands its roll call

    Film Review: 'Expendables' franchise expands its roll call
    It's obvious that a great deal of talent — one might even say genius — went into “The Expendables 3.” I refer, of course, to the work of the lawyers and agents who structured the deals and, even more, of the production people who...
  • Film Review: 'Colt 45'

    The second of two Fabrice du Welz offerings this summer (the other being the Lonely Heart Killers thriller "Alleluia," which premiered at Cannes), the blunt French policer "Colt 45" takes after its title. This sleek, well-oiled piece of action-movie...
  • 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' Overpowers 'Guardians' in Weekend Pre-Sales

    "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" is pulling out in front of "Guardians of the Galaxy" in what is shaping up to be a bruising fight at the weekend box office. The reboot of the shelled warriors franchise leads the Marvel adventure in pre-sales according to...
  • 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' is a half-hearted shell game

    'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' is a half-hearted shell game
    The new adaptation of the comic book "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles," directed by Jonathan Liebesman, often feels like some sort of corporate seminar in brand management. There is something half-hearted about the entire film, as if those behind it were...
  • Menachem Golan, Who Headed Cannon Films, Dies at 85

    Menachem Golan, the colorful, free-spending Israeli-born producer and director whose Cannon Films yielded hundreds of productions starring the likes of Sylvester Stallone and Chuck Norris before going bust, died Friday in Israel, according to Haaretz....
  • REVIEW: 'Tron: End of Line' by Chicago Dance Crash ★★

    REVIEW: 'Tron: End of Line' by Chicago Dance Crash ★★
    "Tron: End of Line" is a glorious train wreck, a five-car collision at the corner of pop culture and technology. It takes off from the "Tron" empire, inspired by the ur-video game "Pong" and first realized in Steven Lisberger's 1982 sci-fi flick "Tron":...
  • New 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' plays it safe with familiar plot

    Nearly 25 years after the original live-action movie, "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" has been rebooted with digital 3D effects by explosion-loving producer Michael Bay, and the results are mixed. The reptilian fighters look bigger and meaner than ever,...
  • Film Review: 'Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno'

    Unlike most heroes of the Japanese swordplay genre, Himura Kenshin refuses to kill. That's an admirable quality, until one realizes he's susceptible to the same sequel pressures as anyone else: When the reluctant samurai laid down his sword in "Rurouni...
  • Film Review: 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles'

    If nothing else, Paramount's attempt at a bigscreen "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" reboot should make for a fascinating case study in the power of fan outrage. Following the online uproar over their proposed deviations from the original material, among...