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Film Review: ‘Seventh Son’

8 hours ago | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Legend has is that the seventh son of a seventh son is born with certain special powers, which, in Joseph Delaney’s “Wardstone Chronicles” fantasy-lit series, include the ability to see supernatural beings and, potentially, to kill witches. But given the unusually long gestation period for Universal’s film adaptation, “Seventh Son” — which opens in the U.S. on Feb. 6, nearly a year later than originally planned — one shouldn’t be all that surprised to discover some pretty significant birth defects, among them a tired plot, some very unspecial effects, and a pair of grotesquely uneven performances from Jeff Bridges and Julianne Moore.

Considering that Universal was still licking its wounds from the pricey Keanu Reeves debacle “47 Ronin” (like this project, an extravagant vfx-driven tentpole from a Russian director ill suited for Hollywood) when “Seventh Son” was supposed to open last February, it makes sense that the distributor opted to »

- Peter Debruge

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5 Clips from the Fantasy Adventure Film Seventh Son with Jeff Bridges

18 hours ago | GeekTyrant | See recent GeekTyrant news »

Legendary Pictures has released five clips from their upcoming fantasy adventure film called Seventh Son, which looks spectacular. The movie stars Jeff Bridges as an aging knight who is tasked with stopping a powerful witch who has escaped from the prison that he put her in. He enlists the help of a new apprentice to help him in his journey.  

The movie also stars Julianne Moore as Mother Malkin, Kit Harington as Billy Bradley, Jason Scott Lee as Urag, Ben Barnes as Tom Ward, Djimon Hounsou as Radu, and Alicia Vikander as Alice. Here's a synopsis:

In a time long past, an evil is about to be unleashed that will reignite the war between the forces of the supernatural and humankind once more. Master Gregory (Bridges) is a knight who had imprisoned the malevolently powerful witch, Mother Malkin (Moore), centuries ago. But now she has escaped and is seeking vengeance. »

- Joey Paur

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You Can Count On The "Seventh Son"

16 December 2014 5:30 AM, PST | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Sneak Peek new clips of (international) footage from the upcoming 3D fantasy feature "Seventh Son", opening in 3D, 2D and IMAX theaters February 2015:

Directed by Sergei Bodrov, the film also stars Jeff Bridges, Ben Barnes, Djimon Hounsou, Alicia Vikander, Antje Traue, Olivia Williams and Kit Harington:

"...in a time long past, an evil is about to be unleashed that will reignite the war between the forces of the supernatural and humankind once more. 

"'Master Gregory' (Bridges) is a knight who had imprisoned the malevolently powerful witch, 'Mother Malkin' (Moore), centuries ago. 

"But now she has escaped and is seeking vengeance. Summoning her followers of every incarnation, Mother Malkin is preparing to unleash her terrible wrath on an unsuspecting world. 

"Only one thing stands in her way: Master Gregory.

"In a deadly reunion, Gregory comes face to face with the evil he always feared would someday return. Now he »

- Michael Stevens

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'Seventh Son' Featurette and Clips Starring Jeff Bridges

15 December 2014 12:37 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Just because a movie has been delayed for quite sometime doesn't mean it's not worth the effort. Seventh Son has had a hard time making its way to the big screen after Legendary moved from Warner Bros. to Universal. But the studio is finally ready to unleash this fantasy adventure starring Julianne Moore and Jeff Bridges. And they've debuted three clips and a creatures featurette to get you excited for this fun and thrilling fight against the forces of evil!

Directed by Sergey Bodrov (Mongol), the story follows the seventh son of a seventh son (Ben Barnes) who teams up with 'The Spook' (Jeff Bridges) to fight off supernatural monsters and protect the locals. They soon find themselves facing off against a very powerful witch named Mother Malkin (Julianne Moore), who has escaped from Spook's prison and is ready to unleash Hell on earth.

The new Seventh Son featurette offers »

- MovieWeb

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Ben Barnes Talks By The Gun, How He Prepared to Play an American Mobster, Why He’s Excited for Sons Of Liberty, and More

13 December 2014 4:16 AM, PST | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Now available in select theaters and on VOD is By the Gun, director James Mottern's spin on the mafia crime drama. The film follows Nick Tortano (Ben Barnes) on his ambitious climb to the upper rungs of the North End's organized crime syndicate, despite his best friend and right-hand man (Slaine) constantly warning him against it. When Nick finally becomes a made man he finds it's not all it's cracked up to be and realizes the lives his friends, family, and the woman he loves (Leighton Meester) are in jeopardy. By the Gun also stars Harvey KeitelToby JonesPaul Ben-Victor, and Ritchie Coster. I recently jumped on the phone with Barnes for an exclusive interview about By the Gun. He talked about why the story and character appealed to him, his research process for keying into the character, the closeness of the Boston community, and how this film »

- Haleigh Foutch

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By The Gun Review

4 December 2014 9:17 PM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Boston, with its prestigious academics and rich sense of culture, doesn’t seem completely deserving of its cinematic reputation as a decaying den of iniquity, but there’s no denying the gritty, gloomy atmosphere in which nearly every “Boston film” of the past five years has been cloaked. The Town, The Departed, Mystic RiverGone Baby Gone – all of them paint the city with a devastating brush, populating it with characters who seem constantly at a breaking point, ready to bubble over from seething anger to vicious violence.

By the Gun shares most of its DNA with those aforementioned crime thrillers. Like them, its characters are of the rough-and-tumble variety, cursing like sailors in thick accents, and walking through the city streets with slightly stooped shoulders as if carrying unseen weight. Also like them, its story communicates timeless messages of masculinity, family, sacrifice and the “good life.” It’s a gangster movie, »

- Isaac Feldberg

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First Look: History's Sons of Liberty Posters Drop a Few Famous Names

2 December 2014 7:25 AM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

The History channel isn’t above dropping some very famous names as it drums up buzz for Sons of Liberty, its three-night Revolutionary War-era miniseries.

Airing January 25, 26 and 27 at 9/8c, the mini follows a group of radical young men — Sam Adams, John Adams, Paul Revere, John Hancock and Dr. Joseph Warren included — as they secretly conspire to change the course of history and make America a nation.

The key art posters revealed below tout the Adamses, Revere and Hancock — played by Ben Barnes (The Chronicles of Narnia), Henry Thomas (E.T.), Michael Raymond-James (Once Upon a Time) and Rafe Spall (Prometheus »

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Exclusive By The Gun Clip: Ben Barnes Is a Made Man

25 November 2014 1:38 PM, PST | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

We have an exclusive By the Gun clip to premiere.  Ben Barnes stars as a mafia criminal whose life spirals out of control once he becomes a made man: "With Nick's girlfriend (Leighton Meester), family, and friend's lives at risk, he is faced with a difficult decision; continue to pursue his criminal ambitions or concentrate on the ones he loves." Hit the jump to watch the By the Gun clip.  Harvey Keitel, Toby Jones, Slaine, Kenny Wormald, Paul Ben-Victor, and Jay Giannone also star.  Directed by James Mottern, By the Gun opens December 5. [complextv contentid="dpNmp3cToxHRh0Vyj19lMrjmM9sjTAGi" sitename="collider" playerid="26aa5f02d93f4c05a4546f6d5ecb59b7" adsetid="67a3ff9d3a842ae818bb9de1badc5b0" width="600" height="360" keywords=""]   Official synopsis: Nick Tortano (Ben Barnes) is a young and ambitious mafia criminal whose life spirals out of control once he becomes a made man. With Nick's girlfriend (Leighton Meester), family, and friend's lives at risk, he is faced with a difficult decision; continue to pursue his criminal ambitions or concentrate on the ones he loves. He can't have both, »

- Brendan Bettinger

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Julianne Moore and Jeff Bridges in trailer for much-delayed Seventh Son

19 November 2014 6:39 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Seventh Son has released a new trailer.

Ben Barnes, Alicia Vikander, Julianne Moore and Jeff Bridges star in the much-delayed fantasy film.

Based on Joseph Delaney's novel The Spook's Apprentice, the film stars Bridges as ageing sorcerer Master John Gregory, who imprisoned the evil witch Mother Malkin (Moore) centuries earlier.

With his ancient enemy threatening to return, he chooses new disciple Tom Ward (Ben Barnes) to aid him in his approaching battle.

The Sergei Bodrov-directed film was originally scheduled for release in February 2013.

Seventh Son will arrive in Us cinemas on February 6, 2015, and in the UK on March 27. »

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Seventh Son International Trailer Released

18 November 2014 2:09 PM, PST | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

“Hell awakens. Let us give the world a taste of what is to come.” Julianne Moore’s Mother Malkin wants to raise some hell in Seventh Son, a Legendary movie due out this winter from Universal. Set in a fantasy world where witches and colossal creatures roam the lands, the film stars Jeff Bridges and Ben Barnes as a duo taking on evil of all shapes and sizes, as evidenced in the film’s new international trailer.

“In a time of enchantments when legends and magic collide, the sole remaining warrior of a mystical order (Oscar® winner Jeff Bridges) travels to find a prophesized hero born with incredible powers, the last Seventh Son (Ben Barnes). Torn from his quiet life as a farmhand, the unlikely young hero embarks on a daring adventure with his battle-hardened mentor to vanquish a dark queen (Julianne Moore) and the army of supernatural assassins she has dispatched against their kingdom. »

- Derek Anderson

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New Trailer for Jeff Bridges' Seventh Son Fantasy Film

18 November 2014 5:36 AM, PST | WorstPreviews.com | See recent Worst Previews news »

Warner Bros just unveiled an international trailer for its "Seventh Son" fantasy adventure, starring Jeff Bridges, Ben Barnes and Julianne Moore. Check it out below. Plot: In a time of enchantments when legends and magic collide, the sole remaining warrior of a mystical order (Bridges) travels to find a prophesized hero born with incredible powers, the last Seventh Son (Barnes). Torn from his quiet life as a farmhand, the unlikely young hero embarks on a daring adventure with his battle-hardened mentor to vanquish a dark queen (Moore) and the army of supernatural assassins she has dispatched against their kingdom. The new movie directed by Sergey Bodrov (Mongol: The Rise of Genghis Khan) and is based on Joseph Delaney's novel series. It's set to hit theaters on February 6th, 2015. Trailer: »

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New Trailer For Jeff Bridges' Seventh Son

18 November 2014 5:06 AM, PST | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

While some films gallop to the screen like thoroughbreads, others seems to mosey there, stopping to sniff a shrubbery and maybe munch an apple along the way. Very much the Granny Smith-bothering bracket is Sergei Bodrov’s Seventh Son, a fantasy adventure with a gilded cast that’s taken the languid route to our screens. The new trailer, though, shows that it’s coming soon and has magic in store. Click below to sample said magic. brightcove.createExperiences();To tackle his array of winged beasties and Earth-trembling monsters, Bodrov has assembled a terrific ensemble of sword swingers. Ben Barnes is our hero, with Jeff Bridges lending salty support as John Gregory, a mystical warrior who represents the last of his order. Barnes’s seventh-son-of-a-seventh-son is Tom – Luke Skywalker to Jeff Bridges’ Ben Kenobi – who is learning the ropes of witch-hunting and coming to terms with his supernatural abilities. Their first »

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International Trailer Lands For Jeff Bridges Fantasy Seventh Son

17 November 2014 1:06 PM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Like a phoenix rising very slowly and wearily from the ashes, fantasy adventure Seventh Son will soon land in theatres. After a very lengthy stint on the shelf following the Warner Bros./Legendary Pictures divorce, its new owners, Universal, have cobbled together an international trailer. The question is, though, will it outshine the somewhat hit and miss efforts of the last preview?

Early talk surrounding the epic, which is directed by Sergei Bodrov, has revolved around its addiction to genre conventions. Warriors, CGI monsters, dodgy accents, and dingy clothing are a few of the typical fantasy tropes that the pic is harnessing to ensnare audiences. If we’re to throw this international trailer into that mix, it seems Universal are attempting to capitalise on the success of Game Of Thrones. But without the cunning, genius or creativity.

To be honest, it’s a damn shame these teasers don’t seem »

- Gem Seddon

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New international trailer for Seventh Son

17 November 2014 11:41 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

It’s been a few months since we’ve seen anything from Seventh Son, the upcoming adaptation of Joseph Delaney’s The Last Apprentice book series, but with its February release fast approaching Universal and Legendary Pictures have dropped a new international trailer, which we have for you here…

In a time long past, an evil is about to be unleashed that will reignite the war between the forces of the supernatural and humankind once more. Master Gregory (Jeff Bridges) is a knight who had imprisoned the malevolently powerful witch, Mother Malkin (Julianne Moore), centuries ago. But she has escaped and is seeking vengeance. Summoning her followers of every incarnation, Mother Malkin is preparing to unleash her terrible wrath on an unsuspecting world. Only one thing stands in her way: Master Gregory.

In a deadly reunion, Gregory comes face to face with the evil he always feared would someday return. »

- Gary Collinson

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New Seventh Son International Trailer Continues to Pile on Visual Effects and Jeff Bridges’ Weird Accent

17 November 2014 11:34 AM, PST | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Universal Pictures and Legendary Pictures has released a new Seventh Son international trailer.  The plot follows mystical knight Father Gregory (Jeff Bridges) and his apprentice Tom Ward (Ben Barnes) and their fight to defeat the evil witch, Mother Malkin (Julianne Moore) and her followers.  Even though this movie has been on the shelf for a while, I still hope it's good.  The problem is that you have a trailer that basically screams: Fantasy Tropes: The Movie! Hit the jump to check out the Seventh Son international trailer.  The film opens February 6, 2015, and also stars Alicia Vikander, Kit Harington, Olivia Williams, Antje Traue, and Djimon Hounsou. Via Universal and Legendary Pictures. Here’s the official synopsis for Seventh Son: In a time of enchantments when legends and magic collide, the sole remaining warrior of a mystical order (Oscar® winner Jeff Bridges) travels to find a prophesized hero born with incredible powers, »

- Matt Goldberg

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New International Trailer for 'Seventh Son' Fantasy with Jeff Bridges

17 November 2014 11:11 AM, PST | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

"We fight the darkness, wherever it hides." If the abysmal R.I.P.D. didn't give you enough of Jeff Bridges fighting computer generated monsters, then 2015 has a real treat for you with the long-delayed release of Seventh Son. Honestly, the film basically feels like a fantasy retread of the aforementioned undead action flick, but this time Bridges is showing the ropes to the next in a long line of mythical warriors meant to fight an ancient evil that threatens the world. Ben Barnes takes the lead as the title hero while Julianne Moore has some fun as a makeshift Maleficent. And all of this was apparently shot with an Instagram filter. Here's the new international trailer for Sergein Bodrov's Seventh Son from YouTube: When Thomas (Ben Barnes), seventh son of a seventh son, is apprenticed to the local Spook (Jeff Bridges), whose job is to fight evil spirits and witches, he expects a life of danger. »

- Ethan Anderton

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'Seventh Son' International Trailer Starring Jeff Bridges

17 November 2014 11:05 AM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Following the second domestic trailer released in August, Legendary Pictures has debuted the first international trailer for Seventh Son. Originally set for release by Warner Bros. in 2013, Legendary brought this project to Universal Pictures through its new deal with the studio in August 2013, with a release date now set for February 6, 2015.

In a time long past, an evil is about to be unleashed that will reignite the war between the forces of the supernatural and humankind once more. Master Gregory (Jeff Bridges) is a knight who had imprisoned the malevolently powerful witch, Mother Malkin (Julianne Moore), centuries ago. But now she has escaped and is seeking vengeance. Summoning her followers of every incarceration, Mother Malkin is preparing to unleash her terrible wrath on an unsuspecting world. Only one thing stands in her way: Master Gregory. In a deadly reunion, Gregory comes face to face with the evil he always feared would someday return. »

- MovieWeb

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Watch: Hell Awakens In New Trailer And Pics For Hellishly Delayed 'Seventh Son'

17 November 2014 10:34 AM, PST | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

On paper, "Seventh Son" has potential. The cast includes veterans Jeff Bridges and Julianne Moore ("The Big Lebowski" reteam), rising stars Alicia Vikander and Kit Harington, along with uh, Ben Barnes, in a Ya adaptation directed by Sergey Bodrov ("Mongol")—what could go wrong? Well, apparently a lot. Shot way back in the spring of 2012, nearly three years and many release date bumps later, "Seventh Son" is finally set to open in cinemas, and a new international trailer is here. Based on the sci-fi series "The Spook's Apprentice,” the movie tells the tale of Master Gregory (Bridges), who plucks an unassuming farmhand named Tom Ward (Barnes) to train in the dark arts, to help him track down the evil witch Mother Malkin (Moore), who he had imprisoned years ago. What follows is the usual quest-y stuff with prophecies and monsters....lots and lots of CGI monsters. "Seventh Son" arrives on February 6, 2015 (unless it gets. »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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New International Trailer Hits for 'Seventh Son'

17 November 2014 9:42 AM, PST | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

The new international trailer is now online (via Uip) for Legendary and Universal Pictures’ action-adventure "Seventh Son" the big-screen adaptation of Joseph Delaney's popular young adult book "The Spook's Apprentice," the first of an ongoing series.

The film stars Jeff Bridges, Ben Barnes, Alicia Vikander, Kit Harington, Olivia Williams, Antje Traue with Djimon Hounsou and Julianne Moore.

In a time long past, an evil is about to be unleashed that will reignite the war between the forces of the supernatural and humankind once more. Master Gregory (Jeff Bridges) is a knight who had imprisoned the malevolently powerful witch, Mother Malkin (Julianne Moore), centuries ago. But now she has escaped and is seeking vengeance. Summoning her followers of every incarnation, Mother Malkin is preparing to unleash her terrible wrath on an unsuspecting world. Only one thing stands in her way: Master Gregory.

In a deadly reunion, Gregory comes face to »

- Kellvin Chavez

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Exciting International Trailer for Jeff Bridges' Seventh Son

17 November 2014 9:41 AM, PST | GeekTyrant | See recent GeekTyrant news »

Seventh Son is a movie that I've been extremely excited about seeing ever since it was first announced. This fantasy adventure film looks absolutely awesome! The movie stars Jeff Bridges as an aging knight who has to stop a powerful witch who escaped from a prison that he put her in. With the help of a new apprentice he will do whatever is takes to stop her wreaking havoc on this fantasy world. This is a fun trailer that offers up some great looking footage. 

The movie also stars Julianne Moore as Mother Malkin, Kit Harington as Billy Bradley, Jason Scott Lee as Urag, Ben Barnes as Tom Ward, Djimon Hounsou as Radu, and Alicia Vikander as Alice. Here's a synopsis that has been released:

In a time long past, an evil is about to be unleashed that will reignite the war between the forces of the supernatural and humankind once more. »

- Joey Paur

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