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2 New Actors Sign On For Death Wish Remake The Bruce Willis lead remake of the 1974 film Death Wish has added two more actors. Vincent D’Onofrio (Marvel’s Daredevil) and Dean Norris (Breaking Bad) have signed on to the new Eli Roth adaptation of the book by Brian Garfield. The story follows a man named Paul Kersey (Willis) whose world is destroyed by a violent crime against his wife and daughter. When the criminals are not brought to justice, Kersey takes to the streets to hunt them himself. Charles Bronson played Kersey the first time and in four sequels over twenty years.

2 New Actors Sign On For Death Wish Remake The Bruce Willis lead remake of the 1974 film Death Wish has added two more actors. Vincent D’Onofrio (Marvel’s Daredevil) and Dean Norris (Breaking Bad) have signed on to the new Eli Roth adaptation of the book by Brian Garfield. The story follows a man named Paul Kersey (Willis) whose world is destroyed by a violent crime against his wife and daughter. When the criminals are not brought to justice, Kersey takes to the streets to hunt them himself. Charles Bronson played Kersey the first time and in four sequels over twenty years.

This past weekend wasn't a pretty one for Ben-Hur. Sure, the sword and sandals flick had the benefit of riding on the coattails of one the most beloved epic films created to date, but it also had the handicap of riding on the coattails of one of the most beloved epic films created to date.

Suicide Squad Cast Discuss The Movie’s Deleted Scenes Warner Bros’ multi-villain team up adventure Suicide Squad has been one of the most divisive movies of the year, with praise coming from some quarters and utter derision from others. The film’s visual style and Margot Robbie’s endearingly crazy performance as Harley Quinn seem to have attracted the most acclaim, but the script, story and character development have come in for some heavy criticism in a plethora of lukewarm and negative reviews.

Box Office: Top 10 Movies Based on DC Comics Properties Suicide Squad has been making the rounds at the box office for a few weeks so I think now’s a good time to see how it stacks against other DC Comics movies. Initially I was going to only look at US numbers adjusted for ticket price inflation, as there are movies based on DC Comics […] Read Box Office: Top 10 Movies Based on DC Comics Properties on Filmonic.

Warner Bros. battleground dramedy “War Dogs” moved ahead of the pack of new releases, making $5.5 million during Friday night showings. Among the other two new wide releases, Focus Features’ animated movie “Kubo and the Two Strings” made $4.1 million on Friday, and Paramount and MGM’s big-budget “Ben-Hur” made the same — $4.1 million. Earlier this week, all three new movies were expected to earn very similar three-day grosses of around $12 million.

Suicide Squad Remains #1 at Box Office For Third Weekend While it’s generally true that poor reviews and poor box office tend to roughly align, there are a number of movies that have proven to be exceptions to the rule – with Michael Bay’s Transformers franchise leading the pack in that respect.

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Review: Ben-Hur

JoBlo - Fri, 2016-08-19 08:32

Review: Ben-Hur PLOT: Judah Ben-Hur (Jack Huston), a Jewish prince, is betrayed by his adopted Roman brother, Messala (Toby Kebbell), who accuses him of treason against Rome. Sent to the galleys as a slave, after a dramatic escape he hatches a plan for vengeance involving a wealthy sheik (Morgan Freeman) and a grand chariot race. REVIEW: One can’t fault director TImur Bekmambetov for being ambitious. On paper, a remake... Read More...

International Box Office: Suicide Squad Cracks Half a Billion Suicide Squad climbed past past half a billion worldwide in two weeks, topping another weekend both internationally and domestically. Suicide Squad grabbed $59 million in its 2nd frame from 62 markets. Of those the UK continues to be the best with $28.7 million (already 10th so far this year in the country), followed by Brazil ($22.9 […] Read International Box Office: Suicide Squad Cracks Half a Billion on Filmonic.

Interview: ‘Kubo and the Two Strongs’ Director Travis Knight Breaks Down Some Stunning Sequences With Kubo and the Two Strings, the CEO & President of Laika, Travis Knight, makes his feature directorial debut. Knight’s 3D stop-motion / CG hybrid follows a brave young hero named Kubo (Art Parkinson), as he goes on an epic quest to retrieve what’s needed to defeat Raiden the Moon King (Ralph Fiennes). Along for the samurai’s emotional adventure are Monkey (Charlize Theron) and Beetle (Matthew McConaughey). The Japan-set film’s style was inspired by ink wash paintings, Noh theater, and period doll making.

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