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    Review: '2 Guns' Starring Denzel Washington & Mark Wahlberg

    Did “2 Guns”… happen? It seemed there was a screening for the new action film. And it had Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg. Or is that just a memory from the overt billboards and advertisements, boasting both stars aiming guns with the title superimposed in front of them. There was some shooting,...

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    Watch: First Trailer, Poster & Pics For Terrence Malick Produced 'Red Wing' Starring Luke Perry & Bill Paxton

    Fans of Terrence Malick know that his career has seen him put on his producer's hat every now and again, putting him name to David Gordon Green's "Undertow," Michael Apted's "Amazing Grace," Zhang Yimou's "Happy Time" and a handful more. And they've mostly all resulted in respectable, even acclaimed...

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    Bill Paxton, Not Pullman, Joins Tom Cruise In 'All You Need Is Kill'

    It looks like Kevin Costner isn't the only one from this summer's miniseries hit "Hatfields & McCoys" who is going to get a nice career bump. His co-star Bill Paxton is now lining up his own big budget role, alongside none other than Tom Cruise.

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    Amy Ryan & Dane DeHaan To Tie 'The Devil's Knot'; Bill Paxton Draws '2 Guns'

    From a based-on-a-true-story drama to an action vehicle... Nothing really brings these two movies together, other than the solid talent being added, so let's get right to it...

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    Haywire—movie review

    In the old days a film like this would have been called a “programmer” and fulfilled its modest ambitions as the second feature on a double bill. Alas, we don’t have double features or programmers anymore; every movie carries weight, and expectations, with it. Steven Soderbergh&rsq...

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    Walloping Action In Soderbergh's Haywire, Plus Fassbender And McGregor

    When a man is contracted to kill kickass undercover agent Mallory Kane, he says with mild curiosity, “I’ve never done a woman before,” and gets the perfect deadpan reply: “You shouldn’t think of her as being a woman. That would be mistake.” That doesn’t...

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    Bill Paxton To Direct Big-Screen Version Of 'Kung Fu' TV Show, Grasshopper

    Bill Paxton - a favorite of James Cameron, a tornado chaser, an Apollo astronaut, a Mormon wife-collector, and a friend of Joe Young. And also, it's sometimes forgotten, occasional director. The veteran character actor made his feature film directing debut a decade ago with the decent thriller "Frailty," and followed it up a few years later with the well-received Disney golf drama "The Greatest Game Ever Played," a sort of "Legend of Bagger Vance" without the questionable racial elements. With Paxton starring over the past few years in hit HBO drama "Big Love," his directorial ambitions have been on ice, but with the show wrapping up earlier ...

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    NYFF '11: Eddie Redmayne Says 'My Week With Marilyn' A Celebration Of Old School Filmmaking

    Rising British actor Eddie Redmayne has packed a career’s worth of activity into a short time. He's already won a Tony Award, is well regarded for his stage efforts and is quickly making headway on both the small and big screen. He features in the mini-series "The Pillars Of Earth," has appeared in "Elizabeth: The Golden Age" and "The Other Boleyn Girl," however, “My Week With Marilyn” is where he’s got his biggest, showiest role to date. As third assistant director Colin Clark, he’s not only got to manage the egos on the set of “The Princess And The Showgirl,” he’s also tasked with being Marilyn Monroe’s unofficial “handler.” And like anyone...

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    Bill Paxton Joins Kevin Costner In Kevin Reynolds-Directed 'Hatfield & McCoys'

    Remember back in 2010, we told you that "Crazy Heart" director Scott Cooper was looking to take on a classic story of American folklore known as "The Hatfields and The McCoys"? Brad Pitt was set to produce and star alongside Robert Duvall, and apparently Walker was bringing his "Crazy Heart" composer T-Bone Burnett along for the ride. Well, it didn't happen, but it looks like Kevin Reynolds, the director of the infamous "Waterworld," may beat them to the punch according to Deadline. Bill Paxton has been cast as Randall McCoy, along with the previously announced Kevin Costner as the rival “Devil” Anse Hatfield. This version of the historic riv...

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