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Pierre Morel

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  • Reel Critics: Penn is mightier than 'Gunman'

    With an R-rating and a stark title like "The Gunman," there's little doubt this movie will deliver lots of brutal violence and mayhem to the target audience. Director Pierre Morel brings his action chops from "Taken" to this effort. He clearly remembers the success of casting serious but aging actor Liam Neeson as the hero of that story.
  • 'The Gunman': The geriatric action movie gets arthritic

    'The Gunman': The geriatric action movie gets arthritic
    Maybe in retrospect, the question shouldn't have been: “Why are we skeptical of any pure action movie that doesn't star Liam Neeson” but, "isn't it amazing we set that skepticism aside so often for Liam Neeson in the first place?" This...

    Movie review: Penn's 'Gunman' fires too many blanks�

    The biggest contribution that star, producer and part screenwriter Sean Penn adds to the perplexing political action movie "The Gunman" is his guns. It's not how the film reflects Penn's commitment to international activism as it chases trade...

    'The Gunman' director Pierre Morel likes to cast action heroes with flaws

    Logic would dictate that production of an action movie would start with the high-intensity physical elements. Director Pierre Morel doesn't follow such logic. "When I make an action movie, I start with the connection between the characters," Morel says....

    Spring movie preview: It's a new season at theaters, too

    Spring movie preview: It's a new season at theaters, too
    From Shailene Woodley and Vin Diesel to Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart, the stars of March and April movies run the gamut. Sean Penn will play a former special ops agent his very dramatic way — just what you'd expect from a two-time Oscar winner....