| Feb 21, 2011
| 1:20 PM
Early on in "Unknown," the film's main character suffers severe brain damage. He is still the smartest character in the movie. The man is quite possibly a biochemist named Dr. Martin Harris and he is definitely played by Liam Neeson.
The film is one...
| Feb 24, 2011
| 1:30 AM
Nicolas Cage collects another paycheck with this action-thriller about a father tracking down the men who killed his daughter and kidnapped his granddaughter. (PG-13, 104 minutes)
Filmmaking brothers Bobby and Peter...
| Feb 24, 2011
| 8:10 PM
Action-thrillers are like eggs. They're easily overcooked and often served with ham.
But in "Unknown," we have a decent story with some slick twists to give us a real bang for our buck. It also benefits from star Liam Neeson, a gifted actor with a...
| May 18, 2011
| 9:50 AM
Liam Neeson reinvented himself as an action star in "Taken," and this melodrama keeps him in that mode. He plays an attendee at a European conference whose trip is interrupted by his involvement in a car accident, putting him into a coma.
When he comes...
| Jun 14, 2011
| 9:57 PM
On a recent Friday night, Hollywood Casino in Perryville whooped, shrieked and fluttered with the shrill din of thousands of slot machines at full blast. Crowds flitted from shiny penny slots to $1 machines, hoping to hit it big, or simply spend a night...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 12:13 PM
"Taken 2" will hold its rivals hostage at this box office this weekend, as the kidnapping thriller is expected to claim the No. 1 spot at the multiplex.
The action film starring Liam Neeson will likely debut with an excellent sum of between $45 million...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 9:05 AM
Moviegoers were held captive by "Taken 2" at the box office this weekend, as the Liam Neeson sequel had a superb No. 1 debut.
The kidnapping action-thriller opened to a strong $50 million, according to an estimate from distributor Twentieth Century Fox....
| Jan 27, 2012
| 10:09 AM
This week's featured adaptation is "The Grey," a man-versus-nature thriller starring Liam Neeson. Inspired by the short story "Ghost Walker" by Ian Mackenzie Jeffers, who also helped with the screenplay, it's based on a simple, but terrifying, premise: An...