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The Notable Films of 2011: Part Three

22 December 2010 9:59 PM, PST | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Catch .44

Opens: 2011

Cast: Forest Whitaker, Bruce Willis, Malin Akerman, Nikki Reed, Deborah Ann Woll

Director: Aaron Harvey

Summary: The story focuses on three women being thrust into an extraordinary situation involving a psychopathic hitman, a grizzled trucker and a delusional line cook.

Analysis: Oddly little is known about this indie crime comedy aside from the three lead female roles have gone through more than a couple of rounds of casting musical chairs. The likes of Maggie Grace, Kate Mara, Laura Ramsey, Sarah Roemer, Lizzy Caplan and Lauren German were all attached at one point or another before the final trio of Malin Akerman ("Watchmen"), Nikki Reed ("Twilight") and Deborah Ann Woll ("True Blood") were settled on.

Bruce Willis, Forest Whitaker, Michael Rosenbaum and Brad Dourif also star with Willis as a crime boss behind everything that happens and Whitaker as a dangerously unstable assassin. Aaron Harvey, who last directed »

- Garth Franklin

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The Notable Films of 2011: Part Three

22 December 2010 9:59 PM, PST | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Catch .44

Opens: 2011

Cast: Forest Whitaker, Bruce Willis, Malin Akerman, Nikki Reed, Deborah Ann Woll

Director: Aaron Harvey

Summary: The story focuses on three women being thrust into an extraordinary situation involving a psychopathic hitman, a grizzled trucker and a delusional line cook.

Analysis: Oddly little is known about this indie crime comedy aside from the three lead female roles have gone through more than a couple of rounds of casting musical chairs. The likes of Maggie Grace, Kate Mara, Laura Ramsey, Sarah Roemer, Lizzy Caplan and Lauren German were all attached at one point or another before the final trio of Malin Akerman ("Watchmen"), Nikki Reed ("Twilight") and Deborah Ann Woll ("True Blood") were settled on.

Bruce Willis, Forest Whitaker, Michael Rosenbaum and Brad Dourif also star with Willis as a crime boss behind everything that happens and Whitaker as a dangerously unstable assassin. Aaron Harvey, who last directed »

- Garth Franklin

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Why I Quit Human Target on a (Somewhat) High Note

21 December 2010 9:48 PM, PST | TVovermind.com | See recent TVovermind.com news »

I watched Human Target from the beginning. Well, really, I watched it even before the beginning -- I got an advance screener of the series premiere and reviewed it (a positive one, too!). I watched all through the first season and loved almost every minute of it. It is only regretfully that I admit, five episodes into the show's sophomore season, that I will no longer be watching Human Target.

Now, I've only seen three of the five aired episodes of the second season (episode 2.06 airs Wednesday night on Fox). I watched the first two episodes, then episode 2.04. The title of episode 2.03, "Taking Ames," was enough to dissuade me from watching that episode -- I hate the new character of Ames with a passion. Really, she's awful.

And that's the heart of the problem with Human Target's second season: there's too much change for change's sake. For instance, take the show's music. »

- Sam McPherson

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Best Of 2010: Comic Book Movies & TV Series

21 December 2010 1:01 PM, PST | MTV Splash Page | See recent MTV Splash Page news »

Once again, it's that magical time of year when we look back on the last 12 months and name our favorite people, projects, and performances that made it so memorable. Yesterday we gave you our list of the Best Comic Books, Webcomics, And Graphic Novels Of 2010, and now we turn our attention to the screen.

This year wasn't short on offerings in the comic book adaptation scene, with television hits like "The Walking Dead" enjoying a similar level of buzz as big-screen hits like "Kick-Ass" and "Iron Man 2." Impressive performances were hard to avoid, too — whether it was the young cast of "Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World" or the veteran stars of "Red." It was a banner year indeed, but here were our favorites from 2010.

Best Of 2010: Comic Book Movies & TV

Best TV Series

"The Walking Dead" (AMC)

As if it needs further repeating (it doesn't), Frank Darabont's television »

- Splash Page Team

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Best of TV 2010 Nominations

19 December 2010 12:43 AM, PST | BuzzFocus.com | See recent BuzzFocus.com news »

Best Anti-Hero

Dci John Luther – Luther (BBC)

Idris Elba

Dexter Morgan – Dexter (Showtime)

Michael C. Hall

Gemma Teller Morrow – Sons of Anarchy (FX)

Katey Sagal

Jackie Peyton – Nurse Jackie (Showtime)

Edie Falco

Jax Teller – Sons of Anarchy (FX)

Charlie Hunnam

Walter WhiteBreaking Bad (AMC)

Bryan Cranston

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Best Sidekick

Amy Pond – Doctor Who (BBC)

Karen Gillan

Fiona Glenanne – Burn Notice (USA Network)

Gabrielle Anwar

Lois Lane – Smallville (CW)

Erica Durance

Mozzie – White Collar (USA Network)

Willie Garson

Sam Axe – Burn Notice (USA Network)

Bruce Campbell

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Best Villain

Agent June Stahl – Sons of Anarchy (FX)

Ally Walker

Alice Morgan – Luther (BBC)

Ruth Wilson

Anna – V (ABC)

Morena Baccarin

Jimmy O’Phelan »

- Editorials

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'The Walking Dead' And 'Red' Receive Golden Globe Nominations

14 December 2010 8:01 AM, PST | MTV Splash Page | See recent MTV Splash Page news »

As much as we love them, comic book movies and television shows aren't always seen as critical darlings, certainly not awards show magnets. In 2008, we thought that trend would end when "The Dark Knight" garnered huge box office numbers in addition to rave reviews, making the lack of attention from the Academy Awards all the more noticeable.

Sadly, it wasn't meant to be.

But where the 2008 Oscars failed, the 2010 Golden Globes could succeed. The list of nominees for this year's Globes was released earlier this morning, and to the happy surprise of many, two different comics-related projects made it onto the list: "The Walking Dead" and "Red."

There's little surprise, but much relief, in seeing "The Walking Dead" take its rightful spot as a nominee for Best TV Series, Drama. Debuting with widely positive reviews and wildly successful ratings that only continued to climb upwards, "The Walking Dead" proved itself »

- Josh Wigler

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'Human Target' - 'The Return of Baptiste': The girl, the old watch and everything

9 December 2010 7:26 AM, PST | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

A quick review of last night's "Human Target" coming up just as soon as I use my feet to pick up a syringe... Though Matt Miller is now in charge of the show, creator Jonathan Steinberg is still around, and the Steinberg co-written "Return of Baptiste" unsurprisingly felt like a throwback to the show he was making last spring. No Ames, Chance in the field without Winston or Guerrero, Chance developing a quick rapport with an attractive female client and, of course, the titular comeback of Lennie James as Baptiste. And I have to say, while I didn't find the show »

- Alan Sepinwall

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'Human Target' Review: Episode 2.04, 'The Return Of Baptiste'

8 December 2010 6:16 PM, PST | MTV Splash Page | See recent MTV Splash Page news »

Episode Title: "The Return of Baptiste"

Written By: Jonathan E. Steinberg and Robert Levine

Story: When Ilsa Pucci (Indira Varma) needs help tracking down a kidnapped friend being held in South America, she turns towards Christopher Chance (Mark Valley) and his unorthodox methods. Chance's proposal is even more dangerous than usual: he wants to team up with his longtime nemesis Baptiste (Lennie James), because the criminal holding Ilsa's friend is a mutual enemy of theirs.

Chance and Baptiste forge an uneasy alliance under the philosophy that the enemy of their enemy is their friend, but old habits die hard for these two foes as they work alongside and against each other in the pursuit of their own goals.

Keep Your Enemies Closer: As many of us are already suffering withdrawal after "The Walking Dead" finished its first season last Sunday, it was a nice relief spending some quality time with »

- Josh Wigler

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Human Target: Baptiste Returns! Lennie James Reprises Baddie Role

8 December 2010 4:00 AM, PST | ScifiMafia | See recent ScifiMafia news »

In case you really need a dose of Brit actor Lennie James, you’re in luck! James reprises his role as Baptiste in tonight’s episode of Fox’s Human Target. James made quite an impression in the first season of the show as someone from Chance’s hired gun-past and also appeared on AMC’s The Walking Dead as Morgan Jones who aided Rick Grimes after he woke from the hospital into a post-apocalyptic, zombie-infested world. Check out what’s in store for you this episode aptly titled “The Return of Baptiste” tonight on Human Target below.

Human Target: Sneak Peek at “The Return of Baptiste”

Watch Human Target on Fox, Wednesdays at 8/7C. »

- Lillian 'zenbitch' Standefer

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'Human Target' Review: Episode 2.03, 'Taking Ames'

1 December 2010 6:00 PM, PST | MTV Splash Page | See recent MTV Splash Page news »

<p><img src="http://splashpage.mtv.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/humantarget.jpg" alt="Human Target" class="thumbnailmain"><strong>Episode Title:</strong> "Taking Ames"</p> <p><strong>Written By:</strong> David Simkins</p> <p><strong>Story:</strong> Although she swears that she's turned a new leaf, it turns out that old habits die hard for Ames (<a href="http://splashpage.mtv.com/tag/janet-montgomery">Janet Montgomery</a>). After the young thief and her oldest friend finds themselves in a jam with a cold blooded professional killer, she turns to the only person she can trust at the moment — Christopher Chance (<a href="http://splashpage.mtv.com/tag/mark-valley">Mark Valley</a>).</p> <p>Chance and Guerrero (<a href="http://splashpage.mtv.com/tag/jackie-earle-haley">Jackie Earle Haley</a>) do their best to pitch in and save Ames from her current predicament, but the rest of the squad — namely Winston (<a href="http://splashpage.mtv.com/tag/chi-mcbride">Chi McBride</a>) and Ilsa (<a href="http://splashpage.mtv.com/tag/indira-varma">Indira Varma</a>) — are more than a little bit reluctant to interfere with the troubled thief. </p> <p><strong>Ready, Ames, Fire:</strong> My biggest concern going into season two of "<a href="http://splashpage.mtv.com/tag/human-target">Human Target</a>" was that the newest additions to the cast — Montgomery as Ames and Varma as Ilsa — would upset the carefully balanced dynamic between the show's original cast members. »

- Josh Wigler

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Laurie Holden Exclusive Interview The Walking Dead

1 December 2010 7:50 AM, PST | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

<p style="text-align: center;"><img class="size-full wp-image-62685 aligncenter" title="laurie_holden_the_walking_dead_slice_01" src="http://www.collider.com/wp-content/uploads/laurie_holden_the_walking_dead_slice_01.jpg" alt="laurie_holden_the_walking_dead_slice_01" width="600" height="200" /></p> <p>On the hit AMC television series <strong><em>The Walking Dead</em></strong>, actress Laurie Holden plays Andrea, a successful civil rights attorney who was on a road trip with her younger sister Amy (Emma Bell) when the zombie apocalypse occurred. They were stranded in Atlanta when they were rescued by Dale (Jeffrey DeMunn) and they’ve been living with him and a small group of survivors ever since, as they fight not to become infected.</p> <p>With just the finale left in the highly rated first season, and already picked up for a 13-episode second season (which viewers might have to wait until October 2011 to see), the series promises to go out with a bang. In a recent exclusive interview with Collider, Laurie Holden talked about this being her third collaboration with executive producer/director/writer Frank Darabont, how much fun she’s had with the physical side of Andrea, how emotionally draining the »

- Christina Radish

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Have you been watching … The Walking Dead?

26 November 2010 9:28 AM, PST | The Guardian - TV News | See recent The Guardian - TV News news »

Some questioned whether The Walking Dead could live up to expectations. But this zombie show has more than delivered

We might have seen small pockets of the walking dead on television over the years, but they've never had the easy mass teen appeal of vampires. A zombie teen heart-throb, for instance, just sounds messy. Imagine the bits that would fall off. And as for the smell …

But unlike with vampires and werewolves, zombie stories aren't really about zombies at all – they're about the survivors, the living, the soon-to-be dead. And two thirds of the way into The Walking Dead on FX the title of the show is becoming more ambiguous each week, with the living apparently just biding their time.

Lots of people questioned what kind of show The Walking Dead was going to be. Would it stick to the comics? Would it shrink from the necessary gore and violence? »

- Phelim O'Neill

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Thoughts on... The Next Three Days (2010)

25 November 2010 9:12 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

The Next Three Days, 2010.

Directed by Paul Haggis.

Starring Russell Crowe, Elizabeth Banks, Liam Nesson, Brian Dennehy, Olivia Wilde, Lennie James, Aisha Hinds, Daniel Stern, RZA and Jason Beghe.

Synopsis:

After his wife Lara is arrested for a murder she claims she didn't commit, John Brennan (Russell Crowe) sets about trying to prove her innocence. Three years on, with their final appeal rejected, John realises his only option is to break her out of prison.

After only a few minutes of character introductions at a dinner function that turns sour, the film kicks off with police suddenly bursting into John Brennan's house and arresting his wife almost without explanation. This scene occurs so rapidly that we're left as bewildered as John himself, with director Paul Haggis swiftly cutting to a title card reading 'The Next Three Years', suggesting that after this speedy introduction, we're about to be treated to a smart, »

- flickeringmyth

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Top Critics Gave ‘The Next Three Days’ Movie Mediocre Reviews

19 November 2010 5:15 PM, PST | OnTheFlix | See recent OnTheFlix news »

Top critics gave 'The Next Three Days' movie mediocre reviews. Lionsgate released their new thriller flick "The Next Three Days" into theaters today,and the top movie critics in the business didn't seem blown away with it. The movie stars: Russell Crowe, Elizabeth Banks, Liam Neeson, Brian Dennehy, RZA, Moran Atias, Lennie James, Allan Steele, Ty Simpkins, Leslie McCombs, Jason Beghe, Aisha Hinds, Kathy Fitzgerald, Olivia Wilde, Jonathan Tucker, Remy Nozik,and Daniel Stern. Ty Burr at the Boston Globe gave it a C. He said, "there’s still no earthly reason for The Next Three Days to clock in at over two hours, and that ponderousness sucks the life out of a movie that should have been fast and tight." »

- Andre@ontheflix

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The Next Three Days

19 November 2010 6:00 AM, PST | The Scorecard Review | See recent Scorecard Review news »

The Next Three Days

Directed by: Paul Haggis

Cast: Russell Crowe, Elizabeth Banks, Olivia Wilde

Running Time: 2 hrs 2 mins

Rating: PG-13

Release Date: November 19, 2010

Plot: John (Crowe) and Laura (Banks) are a married couple whose life is nearly destroyed when Laura is accused of murder. John will do anything to get her out.

Who’S It For? It’s a slow-building thriller. You have to have some patience and also believe that Crowe isn’t too much of a star to play an everyman.

Expectations: Almost zero. I knew next to nothing about this film. Thriller, Russell Crowe … that’s it. That’s the list.

Scorecard (0-10)

Actors:

Russell Crowe as John Brennan: This is most definitely a “Russell Crowe film” and here’s the amazing thing: he can still play a regular guy. That’s not true with other actors. It’s very hard to put yourself in »

- Jeff Bayer

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First Look at Zoe Saldana in Megaton's 'Colombiana'

18 November 2010 11:34 AM, PST | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

Zoe Saldana in Colombiana

Photo: EuropaCorp EuropaCorp has published the first three images from Colombiana starring Zoe Saldana (Avatar) and directed by Transporter 3 helmer Olivier Megaton. Along with the pictures it also offers the first full synopsis of the film we've seen, although it's in French. Here's how it reads after spending some time in the Google translator with a bit of tweaking from yours truly: At age 10, Cataleya Restrepo (Saldana) witnesses the brutal murder of her parents by a Colombian drug lord Don Luis. Cataleya manages to escape the bullets of the assassin and reach Chicago, where her gangster uncle, Emilio, lives. Emilio is doing his best to keep Cataleya out of the criminal life, but she is determined to become a professional killer. At 25, Cataleya has become a real killer operating on behalf of her uncle, but her sole desire is to find Don Luis and avenge the death of her parents. »

- Brad Brevet

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First Look at Zoe Saldana as a Gun-Packing Assassin in Colombiana

18 November 2010 8:38 AM, PST | Beyond Hollywood | See recent Beyond Hollywood news »

Check out your first look at Zoe Saldana, once again slinging those assault weapons, in the new actioner “Colombiana”. Saldana is no stranger to tough shooting babe roles; she essentially played the same character in “The Losers”, for instance. The movie co-stars Lennie James, who was awesome in “The Walking Dead” pilot, plus Max Martini from “The Unit”, a criminally underrated action TV show that has since been canceled. The film is from Luc Besson and company, which means you can expect plenty of spectacular action set pieces, but just enough “story” to justify those spectacular action set pieces. The film centers on Cataleya Restrepo who at age 10 sees the brutal murder of her parents by a Colombian drug lord Don Luis. Cataleya manages to escape the bullets of the assassin and reach Chicago, where her uncle lives Emilio, also a gangster. Emilio is doing its best to remove Cataleya from the criminal life, »

- Nix

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The Next Three Days UK Quad

18 November 2010 1:00 AM, PST | HeyUGuys.co.uk | See recent HeyUGuys news »

Empire have unveiled the official UK quad for Lionsgate’s The Next Three Days.

Paul Haggis’ crime thriller stars Russell Crowe, Elizabeth Banks, Olivia Wilde, Liam Neeson, Brian Dennehy, Lennie James, Aisha Hinds, Daniel Stern, RZA and Jason Beghe.

The Next Three Days will be released in the UK on January 5, 2011.

A woman (Banks) is accused of murder. This affects the relationship between her and her professor husband (Crowe) and son, who takes extreme actions in an attempt to free her from prison.

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- Jamie Neish

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The Next Three Days Movie Review

16 November 2010 3:52 PM, PST | ShockYa | See recent ShockYa news »

Title: The Next Three Days Directed By: Paul Haggis Starring: Russell Crowe, Elizabeth Banks, Liam Neeson, Olivia Wilde, Jonathan Tucker, Brian Dennehy, Lennie James, RZA, Jason Beghe, Ty Simpkins It’s one thing to walk into a drama and get a little action, but when you opt to check out a thriller that winds up being more of a drama, it’s a bit too difficult to adjust. Making it harder to appreciate a drama with a thrilling twist is a lengthy presentation. There’s a lot that works in The Next Three Days, if only director Paul Haggis had paid more attention to keeping a proper pace, perhaps that drama would have [...] »

- Perri Nemiroff

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'The Next Three' days HD clips, interviews and behind-the-scenes looks!

8 November 2010 3:42 AM, PST | Upcoming-Movies.com | See recent Upcoming-Movies.com news »

Paul Haggis' directed, produced and written "The Next Three Days" has a decent amount of new clips available. These include interviews with Haggis as well as stars Russell Crowe, Elizabeth Banks, RZA, "Tron: Legacy" star Olivia Wilde, Brian Dennehy, Lennie James, Morian Atias and RZA as well as produced Michael Nozik. There are also two 2 clips in standard and high definition and 2 behind-the-scenes looks from the film based on the 2008 French film "Pour Elle" by Fred Cavayé. Life seems perfect for John Brennan until his wife, Lara, is arrested for a murder she says she didn't commit. Three years into her sentence, John is struggling to hold his family together, raising their son and teaching at college while he pursues every means available to prove her innocence »

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