March 26, 2017

Tag Archives: Martial arts films

Jerry Weintraub – Goodbye Good Friend

“If there’s one piece of advice I can give to young people… it’s this: persist, push, hang on, keep going, never give up. When the man say no, pretend you can’t hear him. Look confused, stammer, say, “Huh?” Persistence-it’s a cliché, but it happens to work. The person who makes it[...]

The Bourne Legacy the top film with $40 million

HollywoodNews.com: To the surprise of no one, the top film of the weekend was The Bourne Legacy. With $40 million, the fourth entry in the ten-year old franchise opened well above the $27 million debut of The Bourne Identity during June 2002, but that’s mostly due to ten years[...]

Matt Damon explains “Bourne” insults, says he could return to series

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Matt Damon might have put his foot in his mouth during a recent GQ magazine interview — where he lobbed insults at his “Bourne” collaborator Tony Gilroy and his half-baked treatment of a fourth “Bourne” script – but the A-list star (and one-time “Bourne” lead) claims he[...]

Why Jason Statham can’t break out of the B-movie action genre

HollywoodNews.com: For all intents and purposes, Jason Statham has been an action star since 2002, when Fox released the Luc Besson-produced The Transporter. Yes, more hardened film fans knew him from his Guy Ritchie work and from his supporting role in The One (a Jet Li vehicle from late[...]

“Bunraku”, starring Josh Hartnett, Review

HollywoodNews.com: There is a certain danger to any movie that spends the first five minutes explicitly explaining why the picture looks and sounds as it does. In this case, we have to understand why the world of Bunraku looks like a hybrid between the 1960s Batman TV show and[...]

Matt Damon Protests With Teachers at ‘Save Our Schools March’

HollywoodNews.com: On Saturday in Washington D.C., 40-year-old Matt Damon rallied with teachers on a march to The White House. The ‘Bourne Identity’ star walked with teachers to protest the use of standardized tests. The actor, whose mother was a teacher, “joined the Save Our Schools March to protest the use of[...]

Julia Stiles, America Ferrera in a comedic “Disaster”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: When does breakfast turn into potential Armageddon? We’re going to have to check out “It’s a Disaster” to find out. The literal-titled comedy just added Julia Stiles and America Ferrera in a movie about “four couples who meet for Sunday Brunch only to discover they are stuck[...]

‘Dancing with the Stars’: Who is leading, who is in pain?

HollywoodNews.com: ‘Dancing with the Stars’ is getting down to the last few contestants and it seems that there are some consistently strong competitors on board. Chelsea Kane managed to top the leader board this week with a waltz that was called “timeless,” states People. But right behind her with only one[...]

“Mortal Kombat: Legacy” has massive YouTube debut

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Warner Bros. Digital Distribution and Machinima.com announced that the original digital media series “Mortal Kombat: Legacy” premiered to over five million views since its debut last Tuesday, making it one of the most watched films on YouTube over the past week. The next highly anticipated episode is[...]

Cameron Diaz shoots down “Charlie’s Angels 3” rumors, embraces 3D

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Cameron Diaz sat down with me last weekend to discuss her latest picture, “The Green Hornet,” in which she plays feisty secretary Lenore Case alongside Seth Rogen’s Britt Reid. The film, directed by Michel Gondry, is presented in 3D on designated screens, and I asked Diaz if[...]
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