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Doug Coleman On The Action And Stunt Work Of Gangster Squad, A Winter's Tale And Michael Mann's Next Movie – Though, as it turned out, we could only speak on Memorial Day, stunt co-ordinator Doug Coleman was gracious enough to take a few minutes to chat with me last week. Below you can read what he had to say about the detailed, specific and precise action he devised for Gangster Squad, as well as some early details on the stunts in Akiva Goldsman’s directorial debut, A Winter’s Tale, and Michael Mann’s rather secretive new cyber-thriller.

9 years 25 weeks ago via brucelee

Warner stumbles, hopes to do better at box office

Warner Bros – Warner Bros. has released five films in a row that have underperformed at the box office. The rocky start puts more pressure on forthcoming films to deliver.It has been a rough start to 2013 for a movie studio unaccustomed to taking one on the chin. And in this case, there has been more than one haymaker. 9 years 35 weeks ago via brucelee

Weekend Box Office Report: 'Mama' Tops Charts, Releases 'Broken City' and 'The Last Stand' Fall Behind Holdouts

5:04 PM 1/20/2013 by Logan Falk
This weekend proved very lucrative for one of last week’s releases, but a little disappointing for the other two films, sad to say. Mama came out on top this weekend, earning over $28.1 million (a considerable amount greater than its projected range of $18.5-$20 million), spiting many critics that claimed the film was underdeveloped in terms of scripting.

Weekend Box Office Report: New Releases ‘Gangster Squad,’ ‘Zero Dark Thirty,’ and ‘A Haunted House’ Top Charts

3:42 PM 1/13/2013 by Logan Falk
Zero Dark Thirty
This weekend, all three new releases managed to top the box office charts in earnings—in some cases, despite some withering reviews and critical reception.

Box Office Report: 'Zero Dark Thirty' Wins With $24 Mil; 'Haunted House' Beats 'Gangster Squad' – Kathryn Bigelow's Zero Dark Thirty killed the competition at the weekend box office, grossing a better-than-expected $24 million as it expanded nationwide after earning an Academy Award nomination for best picture. Heading into the weekend, tracking had suggested that Zero Dark Thirty would end up in a close race with Warner Bros.' period mob pic Gangster Squad, but in a surprise twist, the star-studded new film was beaten both by Zero Dark Thirty and horror spoof A Haunted House. 9 years 45 weeks ago via jackiechan

Box Office Report: 'Zero Dark Thirty' Wins Friday With $9 Mil; 'Gangster Squad,' 'Haunted House' Tie

Zero Dark Thirty – Kathryn Bigelow's controversial film earns an A- CinemaScore from audiences as it expands nationwide; "Silver Linings Playbook" surges. 9 years 45 weeks ago via brucelee

Review: Gangster Squad (The Cliff Notes of Gangster Movies)

3:45 PM 1/11/2013 by Sara Vizcarrondo
While pretty and often entertaining, Gangster Squad's a violent urban western that gets lost in the fog of homage.

Box Office: 'Gangster Squad' Opens With $650K Midnights For Possible $20M and #1 In Tight Race With 'Zero Dark Thirty' Expansion – I said “not so fast”: sources telling me that, based on matinee trends, Annapurna Pictures/Sony Pictures’ Zero Dark Thirty will be #1 today ($11M) and for the weekend ($23M-$24M), Warner Bros’ Gangster Squad is $7.5M-$8M Friday, $18M-$21M for the weekend, and Open Road’s A Haunted House is $5M Friday, $11M-$12.5M for weekend. 9 years 45 weeks ago via donnieyen

New in Theaters: ‘Gangster Squad,’ ‘Zero Dark Thirty,’ ‘A Haunted House’

9:10 AM 1/11/2013 by Logan Falk
Gangster Squad
This week saw a trio of new releases open this Friday; they’re a diverse bunch, consisting of a crime period piece, an action-drama thriller, and a horror film parody. As you could imagine, a variety of releases unfortunately means a variety of critical reception, and of expected profits for the weekend.


Critics Consensus: Gangster Squad Is Style Over Substance

Gangster Squad – This week at the movies, we've got tough cops (Gangster Squad, starring Sean Penn and Ryan Gosling), a tenacious CIA agent (Zero Dark Thirty, starring Jessica Chastain and Joel Edgerton), and a bedeviled couple (A Haunted House, starring Marlon Wayans and Essence Atkins). What do the critics have to say? 9 years 45 weeks ago via jackiechan
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Gangster Squad

Gangster Squad
Los Angeles, 1949. Ruthless, Brooklyn-born mob king Mickey Cohen (Sean Penn) runs the show in this town, reaping the ill-gotten gains from the drugs, the guns, the prostitutes and--if he has his way--every wire bet placed west of Chicago. And he does it all with the protection of not only his own...
Ruben Fleischer
Warner Bros.
January 11, 2013
Crime Drama