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Awesome Art We've Found Around The Net: The Big Lebowski, Blade Runner, Dredd, Zombieland

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...

Sean Penn to chase his own action franchise with Taken director Pierre Morel's Prone Gunman

It seems that Sean Penn is starting to explore his more commercial side.  Starting with this month's GANGSTER SQUAD, a 1940's-set action pic, the prolific actor is set to tackle the action franchise department with PRONE GUNMAN, based on the novel by Jean-Patrick Manchette "the story centers on an international operative named Martin Terrier (Penn) who is betrayed by the...

Review: Gangster Squad

PLOT: In post WW2-L.A, a tough but honest cop, John O'Mara ( Josh Brolin ) is tasked by LAPD chief Parker ( Nick Nolte ) to assemble a unit devoted to wiping out gangster Mickey Cohen ( Sean Penn ). REVIEW: GANGSTER SQUAD starts with the oft-used phrase "inspired by true events". In this case, the true events are that Mickey Cohen was a real gangster, and that the LAPD did...

Six new clips from Gangster Squad showcase crotch-burning violence

GANGSTER SQUAD may be the best movie to be released in January...ever. Usually the dumping ground for crappy studio mistakes, the movie was delayed due to controversy surrounding the Aurora theater shooting but now will have no real competition at the box office. These six new clips showcase the violent core of the movie including Ryan Gosling going all DRIVE on a guy by pouring...

Gangster Squad rolls out seven new character posters

You may think the highlight of this article is going to be the seven new photoshop-happy character posters for GANGSTER SQUAD.  But you'd be wrong.  You may think that there's something more intriguing to be found here than seven posters that showcase semi-closeups and too-smooth skin.  And you'd be right.  Because I'm talking about the decision to use this take of...

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Today's Titles :  A CHRISTMAS STORY, CASINO ROYALE , DR. STRANGELOVE, ELF , THE GREEN MILE , KICK-ASS, MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS: THE MOVIE, NATIONAL LAMPOON'S CHRISTMAS VACATION, THERE WILL BE BLOOD , 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY, "The West Wing", and ZOMBIELAND . There are hundreds of movies released every year, and hundreds of Blu-Rays and DVDs that soon follow. Not to...

These eight Gangster Squad banners make it clear: No names. No Badges. No Mercy.

After you've just walked out of your DJANGO UNCHAINED screening on Christmas Day, you may find yourself wondering where to get your next well-shot action fix now that you've finally caught Tarantino's latest immersion in homage.  Well I have good news that may help in just such a time - GANGSTER SQUAD is still coming.  The Los Angeles period-piece gangster epic hits on January...

Totally gangsta! Five character posters for Ruben Fleischer's Gangster Squad hit the beat

Yesterday we got a new trailer for Ruben Fleischer's GANGSTER SQUAD and today we have five new OLD character posters to supplement.  I say new old, because the posters still have the original September 7th release date on them, which has obviously changed since then.  Although I haven't seen them before, there's certainly the possibility that these slipped throught he marketing...

It's Sean Penn versus everyone in this new trailer for Gangster Squad

Ruben Fleischer's GANGSTER SQUAD pulls out all the stops. If the cast doesn't immediately get your attention, then the trailers are there to give the one-two punch. We've already had two previous trailers for the film, and as for this latest one, it basically serves as a reminder. A reminder of what exactly? How potentially awesome this thing might be. I'm a sucker for any...

Ruben Fleischer the latest director to attempt a Spy Hunter adaptation

Here we go again...Apparently, the long-gestating adaptation of the popular '80's driving game SPY HUNTER has now fallen in the hands of director Ruben Fleischer (GANGSTER SQUAD, ZOMBIELAND) with an eye towards restarting the development process from scratch.  Most of you will remember the "dream team" of John Woo and Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson being affiliated with the project for a long...

Gangster Squad releases a batch of behind the scenes stills accompanied by commentary

GANGSTER SQUAD has six reasons to be awesome shown above, and plenty more in its back pocket besides - it's a period cops and robbers story.  It stars Emma Stone.  You get the idea. New behind the scenes stills have been released accompanied by commentary from director Ruben Fleischer - there are a few light spoilers to be had in regards to cool moments being revealed and...