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    Review: David Ayer's 'Sabotage' Starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Olivia Williams, Mireille Enos & More

    With nary an Ahnold quip, "Sabotage," David Ayer's fetishistically violent action thriller, often feels like a misguided detour, a waste of goodwill amassed by the superior "End of Watch." Doing away with the concept that guided the 2012 cop drama but retaining and supercharging it's once-relatable ...

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    Watch: The Red Band Trailer for Arnold Schwarzenegger's 'Sabotage' Earns Its Red and Then Some

    Arnold Schwarzenegger continues his comeback with his latest action pic, "Sabotage."

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    Watch: Arnold Schwarzenegger Is Ready For 'Sabotage' In New 3-Minute Red Band Trailer

    For the most part, Arnold Schwarzenegger's "comeback" vehicles have mostly traded on ironically spoofing his persona. From "The Expendables" films to "The Last Stand" to "Escape Plan," all of them have traded on some notion of self-awareness to Arnie's career and reputation. But what makes the forth...

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    Casting: Neil LaBute Enlists Ethan Hawke, Vera Farmiga For New Thriller; Logan Lerman Joins Brad Pitt For ‘Fury’

    Logan Lerman might be known for the forgettable “Percy Jackson” films (a sequel arrives this summer), but he almost scored the coveted lead in “The Amazing Spider-Man” a few years ago and he impressed with his acting chops in “The Perks Of Being A Wallflower.” Casting directors and filmmakers have n...

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    Columbia Pictures Nabs North American Distribution to David Ayer's World War II Drama 'Fury,' Starring Brad Pitt

    Columbia Pictures has picked up domestic distribution rights, and a good portion of available international rights, to David Ayer's "Fury," starring Brad Pitt as an army sergeant leading a deadly mission into Nazi Germany near the close of World War II.

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    David Ayer Taps Into His 'Fury' To Direct WWII Pic

    Until now, David Ayer has pretty much been known for one thing: cop flicks. "Training Day," "Dark Blue," "S.W.A.T.," "Harsh Times" and "End Of Watch" all bear his name as writer and/or director, but Ayer is taking a sharp left turn for his next effor...

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    End Of Watch—movie review

    David Ayer grew up in the volatile neighborhood of South Central L.A. and has mined his experiences in such films as 'Training Day' and 'Harsh Times.' He has a particular fascination with the L.A.P.D., but 'End of Watch,' which he wrote and directed, isn’t simply more of the same.

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    TIFF Review: Chest-Beating LAPD Cop Drama 'End Of Watch' Is Clichéd & Monotonous

    Like "Harsh Times" before it, police drama "End of Watch" conflates realism with sensationalism. In fact, writer/director David Ayer sustains an abrasive tone throughout "End of Watch" in a number of ways. Firstly, Ayer gives his buddy cop drama a cheap kind of imm...

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    Joe Manganiello Joins 'Breacher' With Arnold Schwarzenegger & Sam Worthington

    It's likely just a matter of time before Joe Manganiello becomes a big deal on the big screen. The "True Blood" star was in the final batch of contenders to lead Zack Snyder's "Man Of Steel," and this summer he showed that his big physique was just as capable of deliverin...

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    5 Directors Who Could Replace David Slade On The 'Daredevil' Reboot

    There's a job vacancy going at 20th Century Fox. And one that needs to be filled pretty urgently. Late last night, it was announced that David Slade, director of "Hard Candy," "30 Days Of Night and "The Twilight Saga: Eclipse," who'd won the job of helming a reboot of Marvel superhero "Daredevil" fo...

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