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Good Films you missed – 13 Assassins, The Skin I Live In, Tree of Life, Warrior

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com:This is the third of several year-end wrap essays detailing the year in film. This time, it’s about highlighting the good or great films that slipped under the radar somehow. Some got rave reviews and wide releases but stiffed at the box office while some never[...]

Kim Kardashian allegedly in Haiti to help out

HollywoodNews.com: Kim Kardashian may be trying to do some good or just rehab her image a bit as she is reportedly in Haiti to give back a little. Kim is reportedly in Haiti with actress Maria Bello’s charity We Advance which operates a women’s clinic for the poorest women in Haiti,[...]

“Abduction” review: fault lies with the script and stunts

HollywoodNews.com: A good movie can overcome a weak central performance (see – On Her Majesty’s Secret Service), just as a sparkling central performance can make a mediocre movie feel like a great one (see – Iron Man). But a poor story combined with a mediocre lead performance is a[...]

Sean Penn on Haiti: “This is where I’ll be… for the rest of my life.”

hollywoodnews.com: “There’s no end point,” he says, drained to the point of collapsing. “This is where I’ll be when I’m not working, for the rest of my life.” “The Hollywood Reporter” reports on how, after one year after the devastating Jan. 12 earthquake, Sean Penn, Paul Haggis, Maria Bello and their[...]

Weinstein Co. To Explore International Space Mystery with Appollo 18

HollywodoNews.com: The Weinstein Company has acquired “Apollo 18,” the sci-fi thriller based on the screenplay by Brian Miller, winner of the inaugural Astana International Action Film Festival screenplay competition, founded by “Wanted” director Timur Bekmambetov. Trevor Cawood is set to direct the project. Bekmambetov and Michele Wolkoff, President of[...]

Maria Bello, Stephen Dorff to arrest crowds in ‘Carjacked’

HollywoodNews.com: Maria Bello and Stephen Dorff will be generating some thrills in “Carjacked.” The film follows Bello, as a single mother, who is taken hostage along with her child by a relentless bank robber. Peter Medak, whose credits include such ‘90s cult fare “Romeo Is Bleeding” and “The Krays,” will[...]

Potter, Twilight Stars Together in New Film “Abduction”

By Hanako M. Ricks HollywoodNews.com: Fans of both the Harry Potter and Twilight series will have good reason to see the film Abduction, as it features two very well known faces from both franchises: Jason Isaacs (who plays Lucius Malfoy in the Harry Potter flms), and Taylor Lautner (who is werewolf[...]

Adam Sandler’s “Grown Ups” only for the immature at heart

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Grown Ups (** out of 4) In “Grown Ups,” five childhood friends reunite after years apart to honor the memory of their recently deceased basketball coach. We care, marginally, because they are played by “Saturday Night Live” alums and real-life pals Adam Sandler, Chris Rock, David Spade, Rob[...]

Ben Stiller’s Haitian School Initiative and Artists for Peace and Justice Join Forces for Haiti

BY STAFF URGENT HELP NEEDED TO REBUILD HAITI – DONATE NOW PLEASE Artists for Peace and Justice (APJ) announced today that Ben’s Stiller’s Haitian school initiative (HSI) will merge with APJ effective immediately. The two organizations, both of whom were committed to improving living conditions in impoverished Haiti prior to the devastating earthquake,[...]

Video Interviews: Kristen Stewart, Maria Bello and Eddie Redmayne on “The Yellow Handkerchief”

BY TODD GILCHRIST On Thursday, Hollywood News spoke to the cast and crew of the new film The Yellow Handkerchief. In addition to conducting roundtable interviews with Kristen Stewart, William Hurt, Maria Bello, Eddie Redmayne, director Udayan Prasad, and producer Arthur Cohn, we also spoke to Stewart, Redmayne and Bello on[...]
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