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Review: The Foreigner

PLOT: After a bomb planted by the IRA kills his daughter, a grieving father with a military background makes it his goal to find out who was responsible, a journey that will bring him face-to-face with a government official with old ties to the terrorist organization. REVIEW: This is neither here nor there in terms of its quality, but it should be pointed out that THE FOREIGNER...
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10.12.2017
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Martin Campbell would consider directing Bond again once Daniel Craig leaves

Martin Campbell is credited with directing two of the best modern James Bond movies, GOLDENEYE and CASINO ROYALE, which also served as our introductions to both Pierce Brosnan and Daniel Craig as Bond. While speaking with CinemaBlend , Campbell said that he was pretty much offered every Bond film after GOLDENEYE, but that he turned them all down until CASINO ROYALE came around....
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10.04.2017
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A modern retelling of Treasure of Ali Baba & the 40 Thieves on the way!

Martin Campbell hasn't had much luck outside the James Bond franchise, having revitalized it twice with GOLDENEYE and CASINO ROYALE (for my money the best James Bond movie ever). Because, besides THE MASK OF ZORRO, he hasn't had very many memorable outings, and even some famous clunkers like GREEN LANTERN and the THE LEGEND OF ZORRO, which couldn't recapture the...
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09.06.2017
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Pop-Up Movie Facts: Green Lantern (2011)

Before Ryan Reynolds made superhero movies great again with DEADPOOL, he was flying around the halls of super shame with the film GREEN LANTERN (2011). This particular comic book film is often the go-to joke when making fun of bad superhero movies. It is a rare honor that a film can completely stop a franchise dead in its tracks. If this had been good (or at least successful) we...
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08.15.2017
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The Best Movie You Never Saw: No Escape (1994)

Welcome to The Best Movie You NEVER Saw, a column dedicated to examining films that have flown under the radar or gained traction throughout the years, earning them a place as a cult classic or underrated gem that was either before it’s time and/or has aged like a fine wine. This week we’ll be looking at NO ESCAPE! THE STORY: In the dystopian future,...
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07.28.2017
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Jackie Chan and Pierce Brosnan square off in first trailer for The Foreigner

  The first trailer for Martin Campbell 's THE FOREIGNER has arrived, featuring a showdown between two iconic actors; Jackie Chan and Pierce Brosnan . Brosnan stars as a shady government official who may hold the key to information relating to the bombing death of Chan's daughter, which puts him directly in the crosshairs (and spinkicks) of Chan. There's plenty of...
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06.26.2017
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Awesome Art We've Found Around The Net: Dr. Seuss, Green Lantern, Star Wars

Some cliche somewhere said that 'a picture is worth a thousand words.' This has proven to be the case for me and especially when it comes to fan art. I have always sought out great fan art and have wanted to share it with as many people as possible. "Awesome Artwork We've Found Around The Net" is the outlet for that passion. In this column I will showcase the kick-ass...
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05.20.2017
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Awesome Art We've Found Around The Net: Unbreakable, Willy Wonka, Wolfman

Some cliche somewhere said that 'a picture is worth a thousand words.' This has proven to be the case for me and especially when it comes to fan art. I have always sought out great fan art and have wanted to share it with as many people as possible. "Awesome Artwork We've Found Around The Net" is the outlet for that passion. In this column I will showcase the kick-ass...
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09.03.2016
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Movie CliffsNotes: Green Lantern

Star Ryan Reynolds is making his move into the more fitting role of DEADPOOL this week, but in case you want to revisit the better-off-forgotten first attempt at a major superhero role, we take a pass at 2011's GREEN LANTERN in this month's Movie CliffsNotes. Director Martin Campbell took a swing with this superhero adaptation that failed to connect with audiences, due largely to some...
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02.08.2016
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Gravity writer Jonas Cuaron to pen and helm new Zorro film

Jonas Cuaron is taking a crack at Zorro. Announced today, the GRAVITY writer is set to pen and direct the film simply being titled as Z, which will once again dive into the legendary masked character of Zorro. The Lantica Media and Sobini Films picture is also apparently ready to go, with principal photography lined up for this summer, although no future release date has been...
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02.05.2016
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Movie Jail: This week's defendant is...Blumhouse Productions!

This is Movie Jail, a unique maximum security prison that houses some of the worst writers, directors, actors and producers from Hollywood and beyond. Their crimes? The offenses vary from convict to convict but most of these inmates have contributed negatively to the film world to some capacity* and his or her misdeeds have covered a long enough period of time that the authorities had...
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12.14.2015
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Movie Jail: This week's defendant is...Martin Campbell!

This is Movie Jail, a unique maximum security prison that houses some of the worst writers, directors, actors and producers from Hollywood and beyond. Their crimes? The offenses vary from convict to convict but most of these inmates have contributed negatively to the film world to some capacity* and his or her misdeeds have covered a long enough period of time that the authorities had...
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12.07.2015
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