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Action (Movie Genre)

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  • Jackie Chan's son busted in major Chinese drug crackdown

    His movies have flopped time and again and his dad, Jackie Chan, has reportedly disinherited him. But, thanks to Chinese police, actor-singer-playboy Jaycee Chan can at least say he’s been cast in a major new role that’s turning heads: bad...
  • '14 Blades' cuts right into martial arts action

     '14 Blades' cuts right into martial arts action
    The Chinese import "14 Blades," shot in 2009, is a kind of Eastern western whose one-note characters and convoluted plot are nearly swallowed up whole by this martial arts film's dizzyingly wrought action scenes. Fortunately, director, co-writer and...
  • Toronto Film Festival Adds Sandler's 'Cobbler,' Wiig's 'Welcome to Me,' Schwarzenegger's 'Maggie' and More

    The Toronto International Film Festival added more than 100 features to its 2014 slate today, with pics starring Dustin Hoffman, Kristen Wiig, Benicio del Toro, Diane Keaton, John Travolta, Keira Knightley, Adam Sandler, Jennifer Connelly and Arnold...
  • 'Bad Boys 3': 'It's real,' says Martin Lawrence

    "Bad Boys 3" just got real. Maybe. Martin Lawrence said progress is being made on a third installment of the shoot-'em-up action-comedy franchise starring him and Will Smith as a pair of loose-cannon Miami cops. "I just talked to [producer] Jerry...
  • 'The Expendables 3': Action franchise is over the hill, reviews say

    Fine wine or a favorite pair of blue jeans may get better with age, but the same can't be said for '80s and '90s action heroes — at least not according to reviews of "The Expendables 3," the latest installment of Sylvester Stallone and company's...
  • Film Review: 'The November Man'

    The old saying about knowing the notes but not the song could hardly find a more fitting filmic representation than "The November Man," which runs through spy-movie cliches with such dogged obligation that it often plays like a YouTube compilation of...
  • Things go boom in 'The Expendables 3' to ho-hum effect

    Things go boom in 'The Expendables 3' to ho-hum effect
    They may be expendable, but there sure are a lot of them. A total of 17 actors, starting with series instigator and star Sylvester Stallone, get their names above the title on "The Expendables 3," playing returning members of this venerable mob of...
  • 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...