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The Last Kingdom series 2 episode 7 review

16 hours ago | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Louisa Mellor Apr 28, 2017

Uhtred’s faced with another choice by the end of series two’s eventful and emotional penultimate episode…

This review contains spoilers.

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How on earth did the real-life Alfred and Aelswith and Aethelflaed and the rest of them cope without the fictional Uhtred, son of Uhtred? As episode seven proved, they’re utterly lost without him.

As the person they turn to when things go wrong, Uhtred is basically everyone’s nice dad. He’s who they call to come and pick them up in his Volvo from a shit party after the last bus. He knows where everyone’s birth certificates are kept and why the car’s making that weird noise. Uhtred’s »

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Once Upon A Time In Venice Trailer Finds Bruce Willis On The Chase For A Missing Pup

25 April 2017 10:09 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Bruce Willis, private eye? The bonkers first trailer for Robb and Mark Cullen’s Once Upon a Time in Venice has stormed online today, and it features the Hollywood action veteran scouring the streets of Los Angeles in search of a missing dog.

Infusing the zany comedy of Red with the John Wick franchise – Bruce Willis’ cute little pup, Buddy, has somehow wound up in the hands of a formidable drug dealer played by Aquaman‘s Jason Momoa – the first promo for Once Upon a Time in Venice dials the action up to 11, and rips the knob off right around the time when Willis’ down-but-not-out private investigator Steve Ford is seen jumping off a balcony into a nearby pool. And that’s not even the most ridiculous thing you’ll find in the teaser above.

Behind the lens, Once Upon a Time in Venice heralds a creative reunion between Bruce Willis and the Cullens, »

- Michael Briers

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Nine Actors Who Reinvented Themselves and Revitalized Their Careers

21 April 2017 10:45 PM, PDT | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

Some actors manage to catch lightning in a bottle twice. It’s impressive enough to find your niche in Hollywood’s A-list even once. Occasionally, an actor will reinvent him/herself and begin a new phase of their careers that will be even more successful than it was before. Here are nine actors who had a cinematic rebirth. 

Liam Neeson-  Neeson has had a long career, and the early part of it was in dramatic roles. An intense dramatic actor, he apeared in films like The Dead Pool, Dark Man, Schindler’s List, Rob Roy and Les Miserables. His career rebirth came after playing Qui-Gon Jinn in Star Wars-Episode one: The Phantom Menace. After that, he got more offers for actions parts and recreated himself as an action hero in films like Gangs of NY, Batman Begins, Taken, Clash of the Titans, the A-Team, Unknown, the Grey, Taken 2, »

- feeds@cinelinx.com (Rob Young)

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Taken: In the NBC TV Show Cancelled or Renewed for Season Two?

18 April 2017 6:56 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Vulture WatchIs Bryan Mills still on the case? Has the Taken TV show been cancelled or renewed for a second season on NBC? The television vulture is watching for the latest cancellation and renewal news, so this page is the place to track the status of Taken season two. Bookmark it, or subscribe for the latest updates. Remember, the television vulture is watching your shows. Are you?   What's This TV Show About?Airing on the NBC television network, Taken stars Clive Standen, Jennifer Beals, Gaius Charles, Brooklyn Sudano, Monique Gabriela Curnen, Michael Irby, James Landry Hébert, and Jose Pablo Cantillo. A prequel set thirty years prior to the Liam Neeson feature film trilogy, the Taken TV show follows the young, hungry, former Green Beret, Bryan Mills (Standen). After a personal tragedy upends his life, he embarks on a quest for vengeance. While working as a CIA operative, Mills hones his infamously »

- TVSeriesFinale.com

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Taken: Season Two; Should the NBC Series Be Cancelled or Renewed?

17 April 2017 11:51 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Are you a fan of Taken? The NBC TV show is nearing the end of its first season, but will there be a second season? What do you think? Should the network cancel or renew the series?Based on the Taken film franchise starring Liam Neeson, this action thriller series stars Clive Standen as a younger Bryan Mills, who embarks on a quest for vengeance after a personal tragedy. The cast also includes Jennifer Beals, Gaius Charles, Brooklyn Sudano, Monique Gabriela Curnen, Michael Irby, James Landry Hébert, Jose Pablo Cantillo, Simu Liu, and Ali Kazami.Read More… »

- TVSeriesFinale.com

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Hitman's Bodyguard Trailer Teams Samuel L. Jackson and Ryan Reynolds

12 April 2017 6:30 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

If you've been dreaming of the day where Deadpool and Nick Fury trade R-rated barbs on the big screen, you may have to just keep dreaming. But, if you'll settle for Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. Jackson cursing and shooting up a storm in a non-superhero movie, then the red band trailer for The Hitman's Bodyguard should be right up your alley, along with a new photo. Fans and exhibitors who attended CinemaCon earlier this month got to see an early screening of this action thriller, the rest of us will have to wait until August 18, and judging from this trailer, this could be a sleeper hit of the summer

The world's top protection agent (Ryan Reynolds) is called upon to guard the life of his mortal enemy, one of the world's most notorious hitmen (Samuel L. Jackson). The relentless bodyguard and manipulative assassin have been on the opposite end »

- MovieWeb

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Win Passes To The Advance Screening Of Unforgettable In St. Louis

11 April 2017 8:15 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

See Unforgettable in theaters April 21, 2017.

Warner Bros. Pictures’ dramatic thriller Unforgettable is the first film in the director’s chair for veteran producer Denise Di Novi (“Crazy, Stupid, Love,” “Focus”).

Katherine Heigl (“27 Dresses,” “Knocked Up”), Rosario Dawson (the “Sin City” films) and Geoff Stults (TV’s “The Odd Couple”), star in the film. “Unforgettable” marks a reunion for Heigl and Di Novi, who previously collaborated on “Life as We Know It.”

Heigl stars as Tessa Connover, who is barely coping with the end of her marriage when her ex-husband, David (Stults), becomes happily engaged to Julia Banks (Dawson)—not only bringing Julia into the home they once shared but also into the life of their daughter, Lilly (Isabella Rice). Trying to settle into her new role as a wife and a stepmother, Julia believes she has finally met the man of her dreams, the man who can help her put »

- Movie Geeks

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Rapper Boosie Badazz cast in Glass Jaw

8 April 2017 9:00 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Baton Rouge rapper-actor, Boosie Badazz, has been cast in the indie-boxing feature film Glass Jaw, being produced by Steve Perry (True Romance) and Zeus Zamani (Battlefield America), and executive producers Tommy Vlahopoulos, of Tommy V Productions, Tom Sulkowski (The Rake), and Dan Gatsby of Gatsby Studios.

The famed American rapper joins lead actor Lee Kholafai (Hello Ladies), Korrina Rico (Horrible Bosses 2), Jon Gries (Taken), Jaime Camil (Jane the Virgin), Reynaldo Gallegos (Logan), and Ashlee Macropoulos (This Just In), in the high action movie, along with veteran actors Mark Rolston (The Departed), Vernon Wells (Commando), and Steven Williams (21 Jump Street).

Directed by Jeff Celentano (Breaking Point), with Jeffrey Kimball (Mission Impossible II, The Expendables) as director of photography, Glass Jaw follows a one-time boxing champion, who goes to prison and loses everything. After his release, he experiences the trials and tribulations of redeeming his reputation, his belt and his one true love. »

- Gary Collinson

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The Fifth Element Heads Back To Theaters With Valerian Preview

8 April 2017 11:56 AM, PDT | LRMonline.com | See recent LRM Online news »

My how time flies. Twenty years ago, it was about a year since I had moved out on my own for the first time. There was a great movie theater in Grand Rapids, Studio 28, that showed all kinds of movies, from the blockbusters to quirky little independent pieces. One film I saw was from Luc Besson, a weird little sci-fi movie called The Fifth Element. Visually, the film was unlike anything I had seen. It was almost as if space aliens went to Hollywood and gave them a film for us humans to enjoy. Plus, it introduced the world to Milla Jovovich.

And is that really a bad thing?

Entertainment Weekly is reporting that folks are going to get a chance to see The Fifth Element in theaters again this summer thanks to Fathom Events and Sony Pictures. It will have a 4K restoration which will liven up an already beautiful film. »

- Tim Jousma

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MipTV: EuropaCorpTV to Remake ‘Doctor Foster,’ Develop U.S.-Based ‘French Detective’ (Exclusive)

4 April 2017 10:00 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Cannes– EuropaCorp TV, the television division of Luc Besson’s powerhouse, is developing several ambitious, high-concept French and U.S. drama series, including the French adaptation of Britain’s “Doctor Foster” and the new U.S. series “The French Detective.”

Doctor Foster” is a hit BBC One thriller drama series about a woman who suspects her husband of having an affair and starts investigating, which propels her into a downward spiral. Helene Duchateau and Baptiste Filleul are co-writing the French adaptation, which is being co-produced by BBC France. TF1 is co-developing the six-episode series. BBC Worldwide will handle international sales.

“The best thing about this show is the fact that’s a true genre-bender. It’s not just another show about adultery; it’s a thriller, a mystery and a drama,” said Thomas Anargyros, the Paris-based president and CEO of EuropaCorp TV. Anargyros said the adaptation would closely follow the original but would have a “French flavor »

- Elsa Keslassy

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How ‘Silence’ and ‘A Monster Calls’ Prove Liam Neeson Is Way More Than An Action Hero — Watch

4 April 2017 12:23 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Editor’s Note: Click here for more information about the indie films available from Movies on Demand.

When you hear the name Liam Neeson, chances are good that the “Taken” franchise comes to mind. Ever since Neeson redefined his career with the 2009 hit, the actor has been seen and usually cast in macho man roles where he can kick one ass after the other.

Read More: ‘Silence’ Review: Martin Scorsese Delivers a Gorgeous Crisis-of-Faith Drama

Neeson is unquestionably a talented action star, but he’s also so much more than that. Last fall, two films that went under the radar at the box office were Martin Scorsese’s “Silence” and J.A. Boyana’s “A Monster Calls,” both of which feature Liam Neeson performances that remind you why he’s such a versatile powerhouse.

Both films are available on VOD this month, and IndieWire is celebrating with a film chat devoted to the ever-evolving Neeson. »

- Zack Sharf

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Liam Neeson To Follow In Bogart’s Footsteps And Play Philip Marlowe

31 March 2017 11:42 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Liam Neeson has confirmed that he’s attached to star in Marlowe, an in-development gumshoe drama based on the novel The Black-Eyed Blonde. William Monahan (The Departed) is adapting the book, with the project under the auspices of production company Nickel City Pictures and Gary Levinson. Neeson will be playing iconic detective Philip Marlowe, who was a fixture on cinema screens between 1942 and 1978 and was most famously played by Humphrey Bogart in The Big Sleep (though I’m a fan of Elliot Gould’s interpretation in 1973’s The Long Goodbye).

This’ll mark Philip Marlowe’s first appearance in a major motion picture since 1978, with the story coming courtesy of Irish writer John Banville (writing under the pen name of Benjamin Black). His 2014 novel is an attempt to produce a convincing interpretation of Raymond Chandler’s character, with the book (and presumably the film) set in early 1950s Los Angeles, »

- David James

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“At first you think of him as a 4 billion dollar grossed actor”

30 March 2017 4:02 AM, PDT | Behindwoods | See recent Behindwoods news »

Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maggie Grace (of the Taken series fame) will soon be seen sharing screen space in “Aftermath”. Inspired by actual events, Aftermath is a story of two strangers (Schwarzenegger and Scoot McNairy of Argo and Gone Girl fame) whose lives become inextricably bound together after a devastating plane crash.

Known for his power packed action roles, Schwarzenegger will be seen in a whole new avatar in Aftermath. Directed by Elliott Lester who is known for his successful television series Blitz, the film shows Arnold as an old father, who's lost his family in a plane crash.

 

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Watch: Stephen Hawking Hilariously Auditions a Slew of A-List Stars to Find a New Voice

24 March 2017 7:45 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Stephen Hawking is looking for a new voice — and a slew of A-list stars want in on the gig.

Liam Neeson, Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson and more auditioned to replace Hawking’s iconic computerized voice as part of a new Red Nose Day sketch.

“Time to find my new voice,” Hawking says in the clip.

First up: Neeson.

“Stephen, it’s me, surely it has to be me,” the Taken star says in his audition reel. “Listen to my voice. It’s deep, it’s sexy, it’s got a tinge of … physics.”

And while both Wilson and Kendrick said »

- Jodi Guglielmi

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‘Playground’ Trailer: Luc Besson’s New Web Series Takes Us to Assassin School

24 March 2017 6:30 AM, PDT | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

French filmmaker Luc Besson may be best known for directing visually dazzling sci-fi films like The Fifth Element and the upcoming Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, but he’s also built up quite a career as a writer. He’s written screenplays for a handful of movies he didn’t direct, including Taken, The Transporter, and Colombiana. His latest […]

The post ‘Playground’ Trailer: Luc Besson’s New Web Series Takes Us to Assassin School appeared first on /Film. »

- Ben Pearson

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7 of the Hottest Irish Stars in Hollywood -- Hear Their Swoonworthy Accents!

17 March 2017 7:30 AM, PDT | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

If you already swoon over these Irish actors and musicians, wait until you hear their accents!

From Jamie Dornan to Saoirse Ronan, Liam Neeson and more -- prepare to be charmed by these sexy stars.

More: 9 Irish Phrases to Use This St. Patrick's Day -- Find Out What They Mean!

Et has rounded up a list of some of Hollywood’s hottest using their native way of speaking. Watch below:

1. Jamie Dornan

Dornan, 34, grew up in Northern Ireland, and while he definitely hides his accent well when playing the American billionaire Christian Grey in the steamy Fifty Shades film franchise, his sexiness certainly travels off-screen. Listen to him recently chat to Et about the role:

2. Liam Neeson

Neeson, 64,  hails from Ballymena, County Antrim, Northern Ireland. Fans, of course, recognize him from his movies Taken, Love Actually, Schindler's List and many more. Listen to him bond with late-night host Conan O'Brien over their Irish background and explain how he »

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‘The Staircase’ Documentary Is in the DNA of NBC’s New Comedy Whodunnit ’Trial & Error’

14 March 2017 7:00 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Before “Making the Murderer,” “The Jinx,” and even “Serial,” the documentary “The Staircase” illustrated a story of death and desire that was riveting for all of its unexpected turns.

The Staircase” took the true crime world by storm, and fans of the series were divided over whether or not mystery novelist Michael Peterson had killed his wife – or if she had died from falling down the stairs, as he claimed. The series was so popular that it inspired NBC’s new comedy “Trial & Error,” a true-crime mockumentary that stars John Lithgow as the accused in a murder case.

Read More: The Best Murder Mystery Series Ever — IndieWire Critics Survey

“The genesis of this was around five years ago in the writers’ rooms across Warner Bros…. a documentary called ‘The Staircase’ was going around,” the sitcom’s executive producer Jeff Astroff told reporters at the Television Critics Association in January. “And »

- Hanh Nguyen

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‘The Staircase’ Documentary Is in the DNA of NBC’s New Comedy Whodunnit ’Trial & Error’

14 March 2017 7:00 AM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Before “Making the Murderer,” “The Jinx,” and even “Serial,” the documentary “The Staircase” illustrated a story of death and desire that was riveting for all of its unexpected turns.

The Staircase” took the true crime world by storm, and fans of the series were divided over whether or not mystery novelist Michael Peterson had killed his wife – or if she had died from falling down the stairs, as he claimed. The series was so popular that it inspired NBC’s new comedy “Trial & Error,” a true-crime mockumentary that stars John Lithgow as the accused in a murder case.

Read More: The Best Murder Mystery Series Ever — IndieWire Critics Survey

“The genesis of this was around five years ago in the writers’ rooms across Warner Bros…. a documentary called ‘The Staircase’ was going around,” the sitcom’s executive producer Jeff Astroff told reporters at the Television Critics Association in January. “And »

- Hanh Nguyen

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'Atomic Blonde' Trailer: Charlize Theron Has an "Impressive Set of Skills"

10 March 2017 9:11 AM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

This trailer is not for the faint of heart ... or for those who are watching from their work computers.

The violent look at Atomic Blonde shows Charlize Theron beating bad guys bloody during an impressive single-shot scene. Theron stars as an undercover MI6, who's operating during the Cold War.

If there are thoughts that Theron's Lorraine Broughton bares resemblance to Liam Neeson's Taken character, there is a reference to her having "an impressive set of skills," (rather than a "particular set of skills.")

The film is from John Wick filmmaker David Leitch, who is set to helm the upcoming Deadpool 2. It »

- Aaron Couch

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Why French Cinema Faces an Uncertain Future in America

9 March 2017 8:37 AM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

As the film distribution landscape keeps evolving, distributors of foreign language fare in the United States are struggling to keep up with a brave new world. French cinema, a niche favorite of American audiences for decades, is struggling to stay in the game — and right now, its future is uncertain.

Ten years ago, we had more success at the box office,” Isabelle Giordano, the Executive Director of UniFrance, recently told IndieWire. “We have to admit that the situation is not as good as it was then.”

But it’s not for lack of effort. Thanks to a number of initiatives headed up by UniFrance – a government-supported body that operates with the sole aim of promoting French cinema throughout the world – French films are fighting to find new life at the U.S. box office.

Per Deadline, ticket sales in foreign markets for French titles dipped to $35 million in 2016, down 69% from »

- Kate Erbland

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