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Action (genre)

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  • ‘Fringe’ recap: It’s on

     
    Happy Easter, "Fringe" fans. It’s that time of year when lapsed Christians like myself dig up the Google Map directions to that church we went to for Christmas. Then home for chocolate and ham. "Fringe" is here to help get......
  • Relativity signs with Fox for DVD distribution

     
    Relativity Media has signed a four-year agreement with 20th Century Fox for the studio to release Relativity movies on DVD as the independent company attempts to transition from a film financier into a bona fide studio. The first three movies......
  • Box Office: 'Gnomeo & Juliet' tops 'Hall Pass' as 'Drive Angry' stalls out

     
    What's the point of getting a hall pass if no one wants to come out and play? "Hall Pass," the latest comedy from the writer-director team of Peter and Bobby Farrelly about a couple of married guys who are given......
  • Movie Projector: 'I Am Number Four' to be No. 1 at holiday weekend box office [Updated]

     
    On what is traditionally the biggest moviegoing weekend of the New Year, Hollywood may still be playing in a minor key. With most people off work or school Monday, Presidents Day weekend is usually prosperous for the film studios. This......
  • Movie Projector: Sandler battles Bieber for top of the box office

     
    One of the reigning kings of comedy is hoping that he won't be upstaged by a pint-sized teen idol this weekend at the box office. Adam Sandler's romantic comedy, "Just Go With It" will face off against "Never Say Never,"......
  • The strange trajectory of Hollywood movies: Fizzling in U.S. but skyrocketing overseas

     
    U.S. movie flops like 'Gulliver's Travels' are big hits around the world -- what's going on?...
  • Academy Awards 2011: The Unbearable Whiteness of the Oscars

     
    It's a wonder that the security guards at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences didn’t stop Mo’nique and make her show ID when she arrived to help announce the Oscar nominations early Tuesday at the organization’s Beverly Hills......
  • DVD review: 'Death Race 2' vrooms straight to video

     
    In 1975, there was the goofy Roger Corman/Paul Bartel action comedy “Death Race 2000.” In 2008 — for more than 100 times the budget — Paul W.S. Anderson very loosely remade it as a pure action film with Jason Statham. And, in 2011,...
  • Film review: 'Ip Man 2: Legend of the Grandmaster'

     
    As the title “Ip Man 2: Legend of the Grandmaster” (opening January 28) suggests, this new martial arts spectacle is a sequel — one whose predecessor, the 2008 “Ip Man,” went essentially unreleased in the U.S., despite huge e...
  • Gaming: 'Ace Combat: Joint Assault' shot down

     
    There's always something thrilling about playing a flight combat game, an actual activity enjoyed by the very few while the rest of us enjoy dog fights through virtual spaces and repeat viewings of “Top Gun.” From “Star Fox” to ...
  • Sony Pictures co-Chairman Amy Pascal renews contract through 2015

     
    Sony Pictures is keeping its top creative executive on the job for five more years. The studio has renewed the contract of co-Chairman Amy Pascal through 2015 on the heels of a strong year at the box office, with such......