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Why No Mention of Thailand or Its Language in Owen Wilson/Pierce Brosnan Thriller "No Escape"

1:11 PM 8/29/2015 by Senh Duong
Owen Wilson in "No Escape"
When I was writing my review of the Owen Wilson/Pierce Brosnan action thriller “No Escape,” I was surprised -- and curious -- to find that there’s NOT a single mention of Thailand in the film’s official synopsis. It just uses “Southeast Asia” as the setting.

Daily Box Office: "No Escape" Opens to $1.2M on Wednesday

1:12 PM 8/27/2015 by Senh Duong
Owen Wilson in "No Escape"
I was predicting Owen Wilson’s action thriller “No Escape” to do $15M this weekend. Well, it looks like I’ll be wrong. According to Deadline.com, “No Escape” took in $1.2M yesterday, and that includes $300K from Tuesday evening screenings.

The San Sebastian Film Festival announced this morning that Alejandro Amenabar's thriller Regression will open their 63rd edition. The festival runs from September 18th through 26th. Set in Minnesota in 1990, detective Bruce Kenner is investigating a strange case involving Angela, who has accused her father of a terrible crime. When the father confesses his guilt, a renowned psychologist is brought in to assist.Regression stars Emma Watson, Ethan Hawke, David Thewlis and Aaron Ashmore.... [Read the whole post on twitchfilm.com...]

Laurence Fishburne boards Passengers with Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt will star in Sony's sci-fi romance flick PASSENGERS, in which they'll play the only two conscious passengers on a cryogenic sleeper ship heading to a new colony; Michael Sheen is also on board as a robot who travels alongside the romantic twosome and now THR reports that another actor has joined the not-so-solitary colony ship with the news that... Read More...

Michael Sheen will play a robot in Sony's sci-fi romance Passengers Sony's sci-fi romance flick PASSENGERS has been in development for quite some time but, after a series of setbacks, the project finally began moving forward last month. Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt will star in the film in which they'll play the only two conscious passengers on a cryogenic sleeper ship heading to a new colony; however the pair won't be totally alone as Variety... Read More...

Michael Sheen will play a robot in Sony's sci-fi romance Passengers Sony's sci-fi romance flick PASSENGERS has been in development for quite some time but, after a series of setbacks, the project finally began moving forward last month. Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt will star in the film in which they'll play the only two conscious passengers on a cryogenic sleeper ship heading to a new colony; however the pair won't be totally alone as Variety... Read More...

Ethan Hawke and Emma Watson contend with a cult in the Regression trailer The beginning of the year saw an international trailer for Alejandro Amenabar's (THE SEA INSIDE, THE OTHERS) latest thriller, but now we have a brand new trailer that's sure to send some creepy vibes your way. REGRESSION follows a young girl (Emma Watson) who is sexually abused by her father. This heinous act is just the tip of the iceberg as they seem to be at the very center of a... Read More...

Nicole Kidman's Grace of Monaco finally gets a U.S. release...on Lifetime Well that's a real kick in the teeth isn't it? Nicole Kidman's Grace Kelly biopic GRACE OF MONACO opened last years Cannes Film Festival where, to put it mildly, it did not do well. Critics everywhere attacked the film which also sparked protests from the Monaco royal family who called it "needlessly glamorized and historically inaccurate." Director Oliver... Read More...

Emma Watson Tries to Recall a Horrible Crime in the First Regression Trailer It’s apparently the week for new trailers from people who made versions of Open Your Eyes/Vanilla Sky. Regression is the latest from Alejandro Amenabar, director of the original movie starring Penelope Cruz (with Eduardo Noriega) that Cameron Crowe later remade starring Penelope Cruz (with Tom Cruise), as well as the deservedly acclaimed movies The Others and The Sea Inside. His previous effort, the historical drama Agora, was not as appreciated, but that’s okay.

Watch the English trailer for Regression feat. Ethan Hawke and Emma Watson Yesterday we got a taste of Alejandro Amenabar's REGRESSION, albeit in lovely Spanish, but today we have that same international trailer for you in English. The plot revolves around that of a girl (Emma Watson) who reveals that her father and others did some heinous acts. As it happens, the father claims to have no recollection, and Ethan Hawke is left to figure out what's real and what... Read More...

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