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August 19, 2011

Five Favorite Films with Jason Momoa

Raised in Iowa by way of Honolulu and born of German, Irish, Native Hawaiian and Native American blood, Jason Momoa first turned heads as Hawaii's Model of the Year in 1999, thanks to his imposing stature and exotic looks. This week, he stars in Marcus Nispel's reimagining of Robert E. Howard's iconic warrior, Conan the Barbarian, and RT was able to chat with him over the phone about his Five Favorite Films, his love for the Conan character, and his career aspirations. Click through for the full interview! More…

August 19, 2011

Critics Consensus: Conan the Barbarian is a Bloody Mess

This week at the movies, we've got a heroic strongman (Conan the Barbarian, starring Jason Momoa and Rachel Nichols), pint-sized agents (Spy Kids: All the Time in the World in 4D, starring Jessica Alba and Joel McHale), scary neighbors (Fright Night, starring Anton Yelchin and Colin Farrell), and part-time lovers (One Day, starring Anne Hathaway and Jim Sturgess). What do the critics have to say? The 1982 Conan the Barbarian became a seminal entry in the sword-and-sorcery subgenre, maiking Arnold Schwarzenegger a star in the process. And although critics say Jason Momoa does his best with the title role, this new Conan the Barbarian eschews pulpy swashbuckling for non-stop action. More…

August 17, 2011

Five Favorite Films with Rose McGowan

Over the course of her 19-year career, Rose McGowan has established quite an eclectic resume, working with notable directors across several genres and moving effortlessly between film and television. This week, she continues her string of strong but flawed female characters as the evil sorceress Marique in Marcus Nispel?s Conan the Barbarian, and we were happy to chat with her about the film. She not only gave us her Five Favorite Films, but also talked about what it was like growing up and watching movies overseas, and how she influenced a rather taboo relationship in the new film. Click through for the full interview! More…

August 17, 2011

Keeping Track of Conan's Kill Count

We were told there would be no math. More…

August 17, 2011

Rachel Nichols Talks Conan and I, Alex Cross

She's going from Jason Momoa to Tyler Perry. More…

August 8, 2011

Jason Momoa Wrote a Conan Sequel

He says he's submitted it to the studio and is "waiting to see if they'll accept it." More…