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New trailer for Clint Eastwood’s American Sniper starring Bradley Cooper

18 hours ago | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

After yesterday’s new poster, Warner Bros. has released a new trailer for Clint Eastwood’s new film American Sniper and we have it for you after the official synopsis…

He is the deadliest American sniper ever, called “The Devil” by the enemies he hunted and “The Legend” by his Navy Seal brothers. From 1999 to 2009, U.S. Navy Seal Chris Kyle recorded the most career sniper kills in United States Military history. The Pentagon has officially confirmed more then 150 of Kyle’s kills (the previous American record was 109), but it has declined to verify the astonishing total number for this book. Iraqi insurgents feared Kyle so much they named him Al-Shaitan (“the devil”) and placed a bounty on his head. Kyle earned a legendary status among his fellow Seals, Marines, and U.S. Army soldiers, who he protected with deadly accuracy from rooftops and stealth positions. Gripping and unforgettable, Kyle »

- Gary Collinson

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Watch: 'Taken 3' Featurette Profiles Liam Neeson as Bryan Mills

18 December 2014 7:50 AM, PST | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

If the "12 Skills of Christmas" wasn't enough to whet your appetite of the forthcoming ass-kicking coming from Liam Neeson in Taken 3 in a few weeks, then here's a new featurette to lay out what will hopefully be the final film in the franchise. If the first trailer for the action thriller didn't explain things to you simply enough, this one lays it out for grade-school brains to understand. Bryan Mills is on the run this time, after he's found with the body of his wife (Famke Janssen). The CIA, FBI, police and all are on his trail. But remember those skills he has? Those are helpful, especially when it comes to cutting down those in pursuit. Here's the UK featurette for Olivier Megaton's Taken 3 from 20th Century Fox UK: You can still watch the first trailer for Olivier Megaton's Taken 3 right here. Taken 3 is »

- Ethan Anderton

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Taken 3 cut to get a 12A rating in the UK

18 December 2014 5:19 AM, PST | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Fox has cut Taken 3 to secure a 12A UK rating, as it did with Taken 2 and A Good Day To Die Hard...

Ah, here we go again. Taken 2 wasn't a great film to start with, but 20th Century Fox ordered cuts to its release to get a 12A certificate in the UK. The result? A major box office hit, one that not that many people seemed to like. And there were thus scenes where Liam Neeson appeared to simply hug people to death, as a clumsy cut chopped out the more 'cutting' bits of violence.

Taken 3 has now been classified by the BBFC, and sadly, 20th Century Fox has done it again.

It's a surprise to nobody that Taken 3 has been given a 12A rating in the UK (it's already been rated as PG-13 in the Us), but on initial submission, the BBFC advised Fox »

- simonbrew

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New poster for American Sniper starring Bradley Cooper

17 December 2014 1:35 PM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

With Clint Eastwood’s American Sniper set to land in the States on Christmas Day, Warner Bros. has released a new poster for the film, which stars Bradley Cooper (American Hustle) as Chris Kyle, the most lethal sniper in U.S. military history…

See Also: First trailer for American Sniper

He is the deadliest American sniper ever, called “The Devil” by the enemies he hunted and “The Legend” by his Navy Seal brothers. From 1999 to 2009, U.S. Navy Seal Chris Kyle recorded the most career sniper kills in United States Military history. The Pentagon has officially confirmed more then 150 of Kyle’s kills (the previous American record was 109), but it has declined to verify the astonishing total number for this book. Iraqi insurgents feared Kyle so much they named him Al-Shaitan (“the devil”) and placed a bounty on his head. Kyle earned a legendary status among his fellow Seals, Marines, »

- Gary Collinson

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Luke Grimes Teases Fifty Shades of Grey Secrets: Watch Now!

17 December 2014 12:30 PM, PST | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Ladies, get ready to swoon: Luke Grimes is spilling Fifty Shades of Grey secrets!  E! News caught up with the former True Blood hunk, who will play Christian Grey's brother Elliott Grey in the highly-anticipated erotic flick, at the American Sniper premiere on Monday in New York City, where the 30-year-old hottie opened up about the forthcoming film, which is based on the titillating bestselling trilogy by author E.L. James.  "It's great. I'm really excited to be a part of it," the Taken 2 star told E! News while looking dapper in a sharp black suit before admitting, "I did not read the books, but I read the script, so I got the »

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New 'Taken 3' Trailer: Liam Neeson Shows Off '12 Skills of Christmas'

17 December 2014 11:09 AM, PST | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

There's a new holiday trailer for the third installment of Taken 3. In it, Liam Neeson shows off '12 Skills of Christmas'. Check it out below.

Directed by Olivier Megaton, Taken 3 brings back ex-covert operative Bryan Mills, whose reconciliation with his ex-wife is tragically cut short when she is brutally murdered. Consumed with rage, and framed for the crime, he goes on the run to evade the relentless pursuit of the CIA, FBI and the police. For one last time (don't count on it), Mills must use his “particular set of skills,” to track down the real killers, exact his unique brand of justice, and protect the only thing that matters to him now – his daughter.

I'm not a big fan of films like these, but I enjoyed Taken so much that I gave Taken 2 a shot. But as always, the sequels aren't quite as good as the originals, »

- Laura Frances

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Do You Dare to Open All the '12 Skills of Christmas' from 'Taken 3'?

16 December 2014 8:59 AM, PST | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

There's nothing like taking a classic Christmas carol and making it as violent as possible. If it wasn't enough to endure the endless faux holiday cheer that the stores put on every year, complete with terrible puns and holiday song remixes, 20th Century Fox wants to make it that much more unbearable. The studio has delivered a new version of the "12 Days of Christmas" but they've decided to give it some Taken 3 flare and make it all about Bryan Mills' special skills. There's clever lines like "11 throats a chopping," which doesn't make sense, because the throats aren't doing any chopping at all. Just watch and shake your head below. Here's the "12 Skills of Christmas" inspired by Taken 3 from 20th Century Fox: You can still watch the first trailer for Olivier Megaton's Taken 3 right here. Taken 3 is directed by Olivier Megaton (Taken 2) and written by Luc Besson (The Fifth Element, »

- Ethan Anderton

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Taken 3: Liam Neeson and Forest Whitaker star in first clip

12 December 2014 3:46 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

The first clip from Taken 3 has been released.

The promo sees Bryan Mills (Liam Neeson) on the run after being framed for murder, pleading his innocence to Inspector Franck Dotzler (Forest Whitaker) on the phone.

However, Franck is adamant that it's his job to catch the fugitive, with Bryan responding: "Good luck."

Directed by Taken 2's Olivier Megaton, the globetrotting film will send Mills to France, Spain and California.

Maggie Grace and Famke Janssen both return to the supporting cast, with Whitaker, Dougray Scott and Sam Spruell new additions to the franchise.

Taken 3 will be released on January 8, 2015 in the UK and January 9 in the Us.

Watch a trailer for the film below: »

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First 'Taken 3' Clip with Liam Neeson & Forest Whitaker

11 December 2014 1:09 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Bryan Mills (Liam Neeson) asks for two days to clear his name during a phone conversation with Franck Dotzler (Forest Whitaker) in a new clip from Taken 3. Unlike the original 2009 blockbuster Taken and the 2012 follow-up Taken 2, Bryan Mills isn't trying to rescue his loved ones, but instead is pulled into a Gone Girl-type scenario, where he is accused of the brutal murder of his ex-wife (Famke Janssen), shortly after they reconciled. As you can see in the clip below, Bryan Mills has no intention of turning himself in peacefully, as he begins his quest to prove that he didn't kill his ex-wife.

Consumed with rage, and framed for the crime, he goes on the run to evade the relentless pursuit of the CIA, FBI and the police. For one last time, Mills must use his "particular set of skills" to track down the real killers, exact his unique brand of justice, »

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New Clip And Poster Tease Liam Neeson’s Final Mission In Taken 3

11 December 2014 1:07 PM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

20th Century Fox plans to send ex-cia operative Bryan Mills out with a bang in Taken 3, the last instalment of their action franchise. After the mediocre events of Taken 2, a third outing for the badass with a “particular set of skills” wasn’t a guarantee. Nevertheless, strings were pulled and we’re now celebrating Mills’ final hurrah next year with a new clip and brilliant one-sheet poster.

After the first trailer hit, opinion surrounding director Olivier Megaton’s second sequel in the franchise was positive. Effectively upping the tension tenfold, the story really does a number on poor old Mills by ruining his chances of a permanent reconciliation with his ex-wife Lenore (Famke Janssen.) Why? Because she’s murdered (don’t worry, this is all in the official synopsis, so it doesn’t stricly count as a plot spoiler.) Framed for the killing, Mills goes on the run »

- Gem Seddon

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New Taken 3 Clip Starring Liam Neeson and Forest Whitaker; Plus New Poster

11 December 2014 12:26 PM, PST | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

20th Century Fox just released a new Taken 3 clip from Olivier Megaton's action sequel starring Liam Neeson as Bryan Mills, an ex-cia operative and all-around badass whose family has really had a rough time these last few years.  By now we know all about Mills' "particular set of skills," but it seems Franck Dotzler (Forest Whitaker) doesn't quite know what he's up against yet.  Hit the jump to check out the clip and to take a look at the new poster.  The film opens in theaters on January 9, 2015. Taken 2 was a mess, but the first trailer for Taken 3 showed a lot of promise.  I like the idea that Mills' horrifically violent actions have consequences.  I like that they're raising the stakes by killing off Lenore (Famke Janssen) right off the bat.  I love that they're shaking up the formula and not actually having someone get taken. »

- Haleigh Foutch

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Neeson’s Back To Wish ‘Good Luck’ In New ‘Taken 3′ Clip

11 December 2014 10:39 AM, PST | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Taken 2 was a mess, there’s no doubting, but the general public didn’t seem to care as it was a bigger success than Taken and nowhere near as good!

Regardless of my opinion, I wasn’t that surprised when they announced Taken 3 as Liam Neeson’s Bryan Mills is an awesome creation and the punters will surely return in their droves to the next installment. The biggest surprise for me was…I actually quite liked the first trailer, I’ve been brain-washed and it doesn’t matter.

So before I digress even further, we’ve got the first insight from the film away from the trailer with this quick clip with Mills and Forest Whitaker (who plays Franck Dotzler) having a nice chat on the phone:

Taken 3 opens in the UK on 8th January, 2015. »

- Dan Bullock

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[Home Invasion] New Blu-ray Releases For December 9th, 2014

9 December 2014 8:10 AM, PST | Destroy the Brain | See recent Destroy the Brain news »

Here are the new releases for December 9th, 2014.

Guardians of the Galaxy. Blu-ray 3D + Blu-ray + Digital Copy Disney / Buena Vista. 2014.

An Earth-born outlaw who came of age in space, Peter “Star-Lord” Quill joins with four idiosyncratic aliens, including a bounty-hunting raccoon and a living tree, to recover a coveted infinity stone and fight an intergalactic evil. (Source)

Gremlins. Best Buy Exclusive until Dec 09, 2014 / Special Edition / 30th Anniversary Diamond Luxe Edition Warner Bros. 1984.

When a man brings home an adorable creature from Chinatown as a Christmas present for his son Billy, the shopkeeper’s sage advice — no midnight snacks, no water, mood lighting only — goes unheeded. As a result, devilish green creatures with a million vices take over the small town on Christmas Eve. (Source)

Time Bandits. The Criterion Collection Criterion. 1981.

A curious boy named Kevin is whisked away from his dreary English home by six mischievous dwarfs who have stolen »

- Sarah Skidmore

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Eastern Boys movie review: pretty boy

5 December 2014 4:10 AM, PST | www.flickfilosopher.com | See recent FlickFilosopher news »

Repugnant drama about the tender relationship between a man who pays for sex and the boy he hires. At least Pretty Woman pretended to be a fairy tale. I’m “biast” (pro): nothing (at least before the film started and I realized what it was about)

I’m “biast” (con): nothing

(what is this about? see my critic’s minifesto)

I have no sympathy for men who pay for sex. I have even less sympathy for men who delude themselves into thinking that the people they are paying for sex actually enjoy it and want to be letting the man paying do what he’s doing. (We can test that! Let’s level the playing field and ensure that everyone can make a decent living without having to accept money from strangers in exchange for access to their bodies. And then we’ll see just how many women »

- MaryAnn Johanson

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New Fifty Shades of Grey images featuring Rita Ora, Marcia Gay Harden and Andrew Airlie

27 November 2014 12:49 PM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Universal Pictures has released three new character images from Fifty Shades of Grey featuring Grey family members Mia Grey (Rita Ora), Grace Trevelyan Grey (Marcia Gay Harden) and Carrick Grey (Andrew Airlie)…

See Also: Watch the trailer for Fifty Shades of Grey

Fifty Shades of Grey stars Jamie Dornan (The Fall) as Christian Grey and Dakota Johnson (Need For Speed) as Anastasia Steele, while the rest of the cast includes Jennifer Ehle (Zero Dark Thirty), Luke Grimes (Taken 2), Victor Rasuk (24), Max Martini (Pacific Rim), Callum Keith Rennie (Battlestar Galactica), Eloise Mumford (In The Blood), Marcia Gay Harden (Mystic River) and musician Rita Ora.

The post New Fifty Shades of Grey images featuring Rita Ora, Marcia Gay Harden and Andrew Airlie appeared first on Flickering Myth. »

- Gary Collinson

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Report: Luc Besson’s Company Targeted by Preliminary Investigations for Financial Misdeed

15 November 2014 10:21 AM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Paris — While 2014 has marked Luc Besson’s big directorial comeback with the worldwide box office hit “Lucy,” there are rumors of legal turmoil for Besson’s company Frontline.

Frontline, a majority shareholder of EuropaCorp, is reportedly being questioned for “abuse of power” and “misuse of corporate assets” in business deals, according to French news website Bfmtv.

A preliminary investigation was in fact launched months ago following a lawsuit filed by one of EuropaCorp’s minority shareholders and is now being unveiled by the French media outlet.

This preliminary investigation stems from the allegedly excessive valuation of Blue Event (at 6 million Euros) — privately held at 95% by Besson and EuropaCorp’s CEO Christophe Lambert. Indeed, Frontline transferred the lease of La Cite du Cinema studios to the recently-created Blue Event in 2012 (which generated 3.9 million Euros during the 2012-2013 fiscal year). It acquired Blue Event shortly after in 2013.

EuropaCorp said in a statement »

- Elsa Keslassy

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EuropaCorp Targeted in a Pair of Investigations Over Alleged Financial Misdeeds

14 November 2014 5:52 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Paris — While 2014 has marked Luc Besson’s big directorial comeback with the worldwide B.O. smash hit “Lucy,” there is looming legal turmoil for Besson’s company, EuropaCorp.

After being fined 200,000 Euros ($250,456) by the French Financial Market Authority (Amf) for reportedly misleading investors in 2009 and 2010, EuropaCorp is now being probed for “abuse of power” and “misuse of corporate assets” in business deals.

Two preliminary investigations have been launched following a lawsuit filed by EuropaCorp’s minority shareholders, who own 38% of the shingle (Besson owns the remaining 62%).

This probe stems from the allegedly excessive valuation of Blue Event (at 6 million Euros) — privately held at 95% by Besson and EuropaCorp’s CEO Christophe Lambert. Indeed, EuropaCorp transferred the rights for the use of the Cite du Cinema studios to Blue Event in 2012 and shortly after, in 2013, it acquired Blue Event.

EuropaCorp said in a statement that the shingle’s representatives had already been »

- Elsa Keslassy

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New trailer for Fifty Shades of Grey

13 November 2014 10:53 PM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Universal Pictures and Focus Features have released the second trailer for Fifty Shades of Grey, director Sam Taylor-Johnson’s adaptation of E.L. James’ bestselling erotic novel, which sees Jamie Dornan (The Fall) as Christian Grey and Dakota Johnson (Need For Speed) as Anastasia Steele.

Also featuring in the cast of the film adaptation are Jennifer Ehle (Zero Dark Thirty), Luke Grimes (Taken 2), Victor Rasuk (24), Max Martini (Pacific Rim), Callum Keith Rennie (Battlestar Galactica), Eloise Mumford (In The Blood), Marcia Gay Harden (Mystic River) and musician Rita Ora.

Fifty Shades of Grey is set for release on Valentine’s Day.

The post New trailer for Fifty Shades of Grey appeared first on Flickering Myth. »

- Gary Collinson

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New images of Bradley Cooper in Clint Eastwood’s American Sniper

13 November 2014 12:43 PM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Warner Bros. has dropped two new images from American Sniper, the latest directorial effort from Clint Eastwood, which stars Bradley Cooper as Chris Kyle, the most lethal sniper in U.S. military history…

See Also: First trailer for American Sniper

U.S. Navy Seal Chris Kyle is sent to Iraq with only one mission: to protect his brothers-in-arms. His pinpoint accuracy saves countless lives on the battlefield and, as stories of his courageous exploits spread, he earns the nickname “Legend.” However, his reputation is also growing behind enemy lines, putting a price on his head and making him a prime target of insurgents. He is also facing a different kind of battle on the home front: striving to be a good husband and father from halfway around the world.

Despite the danger, as well as the toll on his family at home, Chris serves through four harrowing tours of duty in Iraq, »

- Gary Collinson

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Take A Walk Among The Tombstones On Blu-Ray Next January

13 November 2014 8:58 AM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Though Liam Neeson has propelled many an action thriller to big box office numbers, his gritty noir A Walk Among the Tombstones was not what you’d call a big hit – and that’s a shame, considering that the hard-boiled detective story is a much better movie than UnknownTaken 2 and Non-Stop added together. Luckily, for those of you who missed it in theaters, Universal Studios Home Entertainment has just announced that it will be bringing A Walk Among the Tombstones to Blu-Ray on January 13th next year.

The Blu-Ray will include a 1080p resolution transfer and a DTS-hd Master Audio 5.1 track. Additionally, a DVD, Uv digital copy and iTunes-compatible digital copy will be included on the release. Special features include:

Matt Sudder: Private Eye – Author Lawrence Block and Screenwriter/Director Scott Frank discuss the complex character of Matt Scudder and how he transforms from page to screen. (Blu-ray »

- Isaac Feldberg

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