Articles tagged danny huston

1 May 2009 // 7:20 AM

X-Men Origins: Wolverine

Scary as Hugh Jackman's vascular body may be, it's also perfectly appropriate as a visual extension of the weaponization of Wolverine.

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No joke: Lynn Collins’ role was vital to ‘Wolverine’ story

LOS ANGELES — Lynn Collins had little time to think once she was cast as Kayla Silverfox, the love interest in the new summer action film “

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Hugh Jackman and Liev Schreiber are a dynamic duo in ‘X-Men Origins: Wolverine’

LOS ANGELES - Liev Schreiber knew he was going to have to be at his best to stay in step with Hugh Jackman while making “

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Hugh Jackman’s Wolverine is all the rage in ‘X-Men Origins’

He may come from the Great White North, but the Marvel Comics character Wolverine isn’t what you’d call “way Canadian.” The national character

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Summer of Same: May 2009

May's titles include the fourth films in two aging franchises, more Pixar perfection, and the reboot of a TV series from 40 years ago. And they say there are no new ideas.

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The Leak: “X-Men Origins: Wolverine” Unleashed

If it wasn’t for the date, many would have considered it a joke. Then Ain’t It Cool News stepped up and warned readers

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How to Lose Friends & Alienate People

As you and Alison wait for Sidney to come around, How to Lose Friends & Alienate People loses its way.

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Talk, Talk, Talk: October 2008

What studio suit thought this was a good idea? With four months to schedule your high priced efforts, you instead unload almost 30 overpriced pictures on an unsuspecting movie audience.

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22 Jun 2008 // 11:00 PM

John Adams (HBO Miniseries)

Avoiding the powdered-wig iconography of the founding fathers, this film broadens the view of these revolutionary leaders and their tumultuous times.

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9 Nov 2007 // 2:47 AM

Today’s foreign wars are Hollywood hell

This is not your grandfather’s war. This war is unpopular and controversial, seemingly endless. But that hasn’t stopped Hollywood from releasing a series

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19 Oct 2007 // 3:55 AM

30 Days of Night

The most impressive effect in 30 Days of Night is Danny Huston's haircut.

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11 Oct 2007 // 3:27 AM

A new script for Hollywood war movies

Anti-war demonstrators storm the Pentagon in the movie “Across the Universe.” A career soldier protests the Iraq conflict in “In the Valley of Elah.” The

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Hollywood goes to war: Mainstream movies focus on Iraq, terrorism

Writer Matthew Michael Carnahan makes a living pounding out movie scripts, where flights of fantasy and retreats from reality are the daily stock in trade.

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28 Sep 2007 // 2:30 AM

The Kingdom

Boasting charismatic stars and a topical focus on terrorism, the film adds one more cagey detail -- a hint of moral challenge to its own thrills-and-chills violence.

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Future Shock: The Death of Serious Science Fiction

The serious Science Fiction film genre is dead or at least on cinematic life support. As the new millennial marches forward, and an omnipresent production paradigm that substitutes spectacle for smarts, futurist filmmaking is definitely gasping for breath.

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26 Mar 2007 // 7:04 AM

Alfonso Cuaron: ‘The present, projected into the future’

Cuaron talks about Children of Men, his powerful film with explicit references to the political present.

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23 Feb 2007 // 1:00 AM

The Number 23 (2007)

The movie is at least nominally aware of the silliness of its device, that the finding of 23s in every frame is a game, that the meanings are more about readers' needs than some grand plan of the universe.

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The Pay Off: The Best Film of 2006

For many of the movies on PopMatters' 2006 list of the year's best films, it is clear that a heavy personal and professional stake was riding on the final product.

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5 Jan 2007 // 2:30 AM

Children of Men (2007)

Even with so much attention paid to her body and to her child, Kee's story is secondary to Theo's, as his loss of hope must be undone and his past redressed.

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26 May 2006 // 3:00 AM

The Proposition (2005)

Nick Cave's The Proposition blends equal parts Walkabout and Sergio Leone's grim atmospherics to illustrate the brutality of imperialism.

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