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Josh Brolin

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  • 'Saving Mr. Banks' director: 'Such an advantage' shooting in L.A.

    John Lee Hancock's new film, "Saving Mr. Banks," about Walt Disney's efforts to persuade testy British author P.L. Travers to make her "Mary Poppins" novels into a screen musical, is one of an increasingly rare breed: a studio picture shot in Los Angeles....
  • 'Fruitvale' to 'Llewyn Davis': Small parts, huge performances

    'Fruitvale' to 'Llewyn Davis': Small parts, huge performances
    In a season of outstanding performances wrapped up in awards possibilities, the little gems can too easily be overlooked. So once again, it is time to appreciate some of the actors whose gifts have shone bright in big films this year, even if only for a...
  • 'Saving Mr. Banks' cast on Walt Disney and P.L. Travers' clashes

    As the respective creators of Mickey Mouse and Mary Poppins, two of the most cheerful, beloved characters around, it's odd to imagine studio head Walt Disney and author P.L. Travers quarreling. But that's precisely what happened when Disney tried to...
  • Review: Reitman's 'Labor Day' is lovely but weighed down by the past

    Sometimes the past trips you up. It certainly does Frank, the escaped con played by Josh Brolin in Jason Reitman's new drama, "Labor Day." It definitely unravels Adele, the reclusive single mother Kate Winslet makes so fragile. It is already a defining...
  • Box office: 'Catching Fire' and 'Frozen' on track to break record

    Black Friday arrived at the box office this Thanksgiving weekend with moviegoers showing sustained appetite for leftovers. In its second weekend in theaters, “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” is on a course to not only come in first; it may...
  • Spike Lee's 'Oldboy' remake is opening weak at the box office

    Maybe Spike Lee should have kept "Oldboy" in captivity.  The outspoken director's remake of the decade-old Korean movie of the same name was released in fewer than 600 theaters this weekend, posting about $400,000 in ticket sales Wednesday and...
  • Box Office: Spike Lee's 'Oldboy' a Thanksgiving Disaster

    Not even Spike Lee can teach an "Oldboy" new tricks. Lee's reboot of director Chan-wook Park's South Korean revenge thriller of the same name, surrounded by bad buzz, is getting clobbered at the Thanksgiving box office. Playing in merely 583 locations,...
  • Film Review: Spike Lee misses the mark on 'Oldboy' remake

    Film Review: Spike Lee misses the mark on 'Oldboy' remake
    In Spike Lee's “Oldboy,” Josh Brolin plays Joe Doucett, an obnoxious, drunken advertising man who is mysteriously kidnapped and tossed into a “private prison,” with only a TV for companionship. Just as mysteriously, he's released...
  • Spike Lee's 'Oldboy' Looking Like a Big, Fat Turkey at Thanksgiving B.O.

    Not even Spike Lee can teach an "Oldboy" new tricks. Lee's reboot of director Chan-wook Park's South Korean revenge thriller of the same name, surrounded by bad buzz, opened in merely 583 theaters on Wednesday. Even more discouragingly, the movie's...
  • The wrong thing

    The wrong thing
    Consider "Oldboy" Spike Lee's cover version of "If I Had a Hammer." This American remake of a 2003 Korean revenge drama stars Josh Brolin as the victim of a bizarre kidnapping and 20-year imprisonment. Upon his release, the protagonist must determine...
  • 'Oldboy': Spike Lee's remake lacks a plausible motive ★ 1/2

    'Oldboy': Spike Lee's remake lacks a plausible motive &#9733 1/2
    Consider "Oldboy" Spike Lee's cover version of "If I Had a Hammer." This new American remake of the 2003 Korean revenge drama, also titled "Oldboy," stars Josh Brolin as the victim of a bizarre kidnapping and 20-year imprisonment. Upon his release, as...