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    Oscar Watch: Long Shots 'End of Watch,' 'Middle of Nowhere,' 'The Grey' Return to Theaters UPDATED

    Open Road is reopening David Ayer's powerful must-see LA cop drama "End of Watch" for awards consideration nationally on December 7. The IFC Center is also bringing back November 30 Ava DuVernay's smart, elegantly shot and well-acted "Middle of Nowhere."

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    Will Ferrell, Liam Neeson, Nick Offerman & Alison Brie Join 'Lego: The Piece Of Resistance'

    Ordinarily, toy brand + celeb voice = us falling asleep. But, it's Lego and we pretty much like everyone who is coming on board a lot, and the guys directing it are solid too. So, color us optimistic. And really, how can you not like these latest additions?

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    Figures: 'Taken 2' Screenwriter Robert Mark Kamen Says Fox Wants A 'Taken 3'

    Well, that was fast. Last week, while speaking to the press, actor turned action star Liam Neeson (essentially) said thanks but no thanks to the possibility of a "Taken 3" film. Then "Taken 2" was released on Friday and came up with a impressive $50 million in its openi...

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    Discuss: Will A Blockbuster Opening Weekend Change Liam Neeson's Mind About 'Taken 3'?

    Few massive hits of the last few years came out of the blue in the way that "Taken" did. The Luc Besson-produced actioner starring Liam Neeson had performed decently internationally, but clearly hopes weren't especially high: Neeson hadn't toplined a hit on his own for at least a decade, if ever, an...

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    Weekend Box Office Top Ten Update: 'Taken' Sequel Doubles Original, 'Transylvania' Trounces 'Frankenweenie'

    Led by European sequel "Taken 2," the weekend's grosses shot up to $129 million for the top ten, up $26 million from last week and $59 million from a year ago. At a time when American studios are being driven by international grosses, it's no surprise when the domestic box office is pushed by non-Br...

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    Weekend Box Office: Audiences Taken By 'Taken 2' To The Tune Of $50 Million

    Box office: you just got “Taken“! Despite reviews outlining diminishing returns, to say the least, audiences were pumped for a rendezvous with Liam Neeson’s Bryan Mills, who powered the first “Taken” to a $227 million global gross. The opening for "Taken 2," is the third-largest October bow in histo...

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    Friday Top Ten Box Office: 'Taken' Sequel Takes All

    Led by European sequel "Taken 2," Friday's grosses shot up to $43 million for the top ten, up more than a third from last week and almost doubling a year ago. At a time when American studios are being driven by international grosses, it isn't surprising that domestic box office sometimes is pushed b...

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    Review: 'Taken 2' Promises The Same Plate, Less Flavor, Smaller Servings

    There’s diminishing returns, and then there’s “Taken 2,” the next, and probably last installment of the “Taken” franchise. Of course, it’s a piece of a whole, only the latest in the body of work from producer Luc Besson (again sharing screenwriting duties wi...

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    Liam Neeson Says Christopher Nolan Didn't Explain Why He Was Back In 'The Dark Knight Rises'

    Sorry guys, the statute of limitations on spoilers for one of the biggest movies of the summer is over. So yes, Liam Neeson did return in "The Dark Knight Rises," but lest you think that Christopher Nolan let the villain of "Batman Begins" in on the ground floor of why he was back after being killed...

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    Watch: Liam Neeson Disappears In Yet Another Clip From 'Taken 2'

    In the never ending quest by 20th Century Fox's marketing department to show audiences the entire movie in clip format before it opens, yet another snippet from "Taken 2" has landed, featuring another glimpse of an action scene.

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