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Critical Distance: THE ASSIGNMENT, Man-Made Women

Impeccably made and persuasively acted, The Assignment is a thriller that's a throwback to director Walter Hill's prime period in the late 70s and 80s. It never throws off the stink of its odious premise, but it's so otherwise entertaining...

Review: THE FATE OF THE FURIOUS Hits the Accelerator

Vin Diesel and his gang are back for yet another round of supercharged ridonkulousness with The Fate of the Furious, the eighth film in the ever-expanding, infectious cars and crime franchise. Like a boisterous but fun relative who keeps rolling...

Interview: Director Walter Hill on THE ASSIGNMENT, Star Quality, and the Late Bill Paxton

With a career that started early as Steve McQueen’s screenwriter, Walter Hill has more than made his mark on American cinema.  The writer of The Getaway and Alien, and director of Hard Times, The Warriors, 48 Hours, Streets of Fire, Wild...

Destroy All Monsters: Universal's Monster Movies Ate The Summer Of 2015

Earlier this month Universal took the record for the fastest studio to the $2 billion mark (domestically) in any given year. This isn't particularly surprising - Universal has ruled the roost since Furious 7 came out in April, with an...

Destroy All Monsters: Dudes With Feelings In FURIOUS 7

I suppose the reason we continue to tolerate - all right, adore - the Fast and the Furious franchise is the degree to which it's simply so amiably palms-up about everything. It knows what it's about, and based on the...

Review: FURIOUS 7, Super-Charged And Super-Sized

Big, loud, macho cool. It took some convincing to get me to believe that there was anything more to the Fast & Furious series than that. By the time part five rolled around, I had still never seen one of these...

*UPDATED* Sahamongkol Blocks FURIOUS 7 From Release In Thailand Over Tony Jaa Contract Dispute

[Engines are revving with news that Thailand's Civil Court has struck down the injunction against releasing Furious 7 following an appeal filed by Jaa, Universal and UIP.]The ongoing drama between Thai star Tony Jaa and Sia Jiang - the head...

In The New FURIOUS 7 Trailer You Will Believe Cars Can Fly

There probably aren't many action cinema fans out there that don't believe the Fast & Furious franchise can pretty much do anything it wants to do... and do it well. But if not, the following trailer should prove any doubters...

FURIOUS 7: Big Game Spot Takes Crazy To A Whole 'Nother Level

So as the Big Game goes on tonight we get our godly share of Big Game promos and the one for Furious 7 is just bonkers. Bonkers in such a good way. Vin Diesel jumping from one building to another in...

This First FURIOUS 7 Trailer Makes You Wish Your Family Was Like This

So. The first trailer for the seventh film in the Fast and the Furious franchise dropped like an atomic bomb today! If there were any concerns that the departure of Justin Lin, who, let's be honest here, turned this franchise...

Destroy All Monsters: Car Sex and Muscle Memory

When a movie is as testosterone-soaked as Furious 6, it can accumulate a curious sweetness in spite of itself, fumbling for thoughts it scarcely has the wit to express. Boys have feelings too, made (as any 13-year-old boy will tell...

Win RESIDENT EVIL: RETRIBUTION On Blu-ray!

Alice is back and there are more zombies to kill in Resident Evil: Retribution. The latest installment of the long running horror franchise hits DVD and Blu-ray this Friday, December 21st and we've got a Blu-ray copy to give away....

Review: RESIDENT EVIL: RETRIBUTION Dares to be Anemic and Shallow

Since Resident Evil: Retribution starts with a slow-motion battle scene shown in reverse, the easy joke to make is something about how the franchise is moving backwards. Usually it's best to avoid the easy jokes, but this film is such...

RESIDENT EVIL RETRIBUTION Breaks The Series' Continuity. So What?

Over at game blog Destructoid, Hamza CTZ Aziz laments that the based on the trailer for the latest entry in the series, filmmaker Paul W.S. Anderson has all but upended and invalidated the stories of the previous films using the...

RESIDENT EVIL: RETRIBUTION Trailer

It is the franchise that will not die and the latest installment has just unleashed its first official trailer.Husband and wife duo of director Paul W. S. Anderson and Milla Jovovich has been a money making machine for Sony with...

Watch Two Minutes Of The RESIDENT EVIL: RETRIBUTION Starlets Shooting Guns

Wanna watch three faux-aged, 45 second clips of Milla Jovovich, Michelle Rodriguez, and Sienna Guillory learning how to use some of the guns from the upcoming Resident Evil: Retribution? Yeah, well neither did I until Jovovich started posting the...