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Review: Criminal

PLOT: A murdered CIA agent's memories are transferred to the brain of a brutal psychopath in the hopes he'll be able to relay pertinent information to the dead man's superiors. When the convict escapes - with the CIA and international terrorists on his tail - he finds his previously pitiless nature changed by newfound feelings of empathy. REVIEW: Suspension of...
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Exclusive: Kevin Costner puts chemistry to use in this clip from Criminal

In a last-ditch effort to stop a diabolical plot, a dead CIA operative's memories, secrets, and skills are implanted into a death-row inmate in hopes the he will complete the operative's mission. Sounds like a recipe with some disastrous results, and you can see some of that here with an exclusive video clip from CRIMINAL featuring Kevin Costner , who seems to know what...
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The Good, The Bad & The Badass: Tommy Lee Jones

Last week, we took a look at the career of actor Jake Gyllenhaal . If he’s very lucky Gyllenhaal may go on to have a career as long as this week’s subject... Tommy Lee Jones Tommy Lee Jones has had an enviable career. A veteran with forty-six years in the business (his debut was as Ryan O’Neal’s roommate in the weepie classic LOVE...
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Interview: Kevin Costner & Gary Oldman talk criminal and dark characters!

Ariel Vromen is a very talented filmmaker. From his slow burn examination of Richard Kuklinski in THE ICEMAN, to his latest, he continues to delve into some very dark territory. CRIMINAL is part crime drama and part sci-fi, and it's very compelling. It also features one hell of a great cast. You have Ryan Reynolds , Gal Gadot , Alice Eve , Tommy Lee Jones, Kevin Costner...
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Kevin Costner is a convict turned CIA agent in the trailer for Criminal

CRIMINAL follows a dangerous convict ( Kevin Costner ) who's implanted with the memories & skills of a deceased CIA agent ( Ryan Reynolds ) in a last-ditch effort to stop a diabolical plot. As outlandish as the plot seems, the film features a hell of an ensemble cast including Gary Oldman , Tommy Lee Jones , Alice Eve , and Gal Gadot . Are they enough to keep everything...
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Gary Oldman joins Gerard Butler in submarine thriller Hunter Killer

Screen Daily has learned that the always awesome Gary Oldman has joined Gerard Butler in HUNTER KILLER, a submarine thriller based on the George Wallace and Donald Keith novel Firing Point . Butler will play " a submarine captain who must save the day after the Russian president is kidnapped by a rogue Russian general," while Oldman has been cast as a U.S....
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Release dates for Kevin Costner thriller Criminal and Mechanic: Resurrection

Summit Entertainment has announced release dates for a couple of their films. One I'm quite excited for, the other, well to be honest I had no clue a sequel to THE MECHANIC was in the works. First up though is Ariel Vromen 's (THE ICEMAN) CRIMINAL, which has a great cast that includes Kevin Costner , Gary Oldman , Ryan Reynolds , Tommy Lee Jones, Gal Gadot and...
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Casting Round-Up with Ryan Reynolds, Elijah Wood, Steve Zahn & others

I have a bunch of casting news for you this morning, and we'll start with CRIMINAL since we just recently learned Tommy Lee Jones has joined the project. Variety is reporting Ryan Reynolds has been cast in CRIMINAL , and he'll star alongside Jones, Kevin Costner and Gary Oldman in the thriller. Ariel Vromen 's (THE ICEMAN) new film will follow...
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Tommy Lee Jones joins Gary Oldman & Kevin Costner in thriller Criminal

Ariel Vromen 's THE ICEMAN is a solid film with an excellent performance by Michael Shannon , and the director will be working with some other fantastic actors for his next movie, CRIMINAL . Gary Oldman and Kevin Costner were previously cast in Vromen's new film, and THR is reporting Tommy Lee Jones will be joining them for the thriller. The script for CRIMINAL was...
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Exclusive 1:1 Interview With The Iceman Star Michael Shannon!

Michael Shannon is the real deal. He is one of the best actors working today and always seems to challenge himself in each and every role. From his work in BUG, SHOTGUN STORIES, REVOLUTIONARY ROAD and TAKE SHELTER, the man has proven continuously what a talent he is. The same can be said for his latest, a tour-de-force as the real life Mafia hit man Richard Kuklinski in THE ICEMAN. His...
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Exclusive 1:1 Interview With The Iceman Star Winona Ryder!

I know Iím not alone when I say that in my teenage years I formed a massive crush on the pixie like Winona Ryder . There was something so utterly charming about her work in such films at HEATHERS, BEETLEJUICE and EDWARD SCISSORHANDS that she was simply impossible to resist. Iím happy to say that we are seeing a return for this solid actress thanks to films like BLACK SWAN and her recent...
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Review: The Iceman

PLOT : THE ICEMAN is the effectively dark portrait of the nefarious mafia hit-man/predator Richard Kuklinski. The film focuses on his years as a family man who kept his deadly murderous career secret from his wife and children until his arrest in 1986. REVIEW : There is an awkwardly sweet moment that is shared between the abrasive and gruff Richard Kuklinski (played by Michael...
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