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August 31, 2010

Filmgoers Not Bothered by Mel Gibson Scandals

According to a recent poll conducted by Vanity Fair and "60 Minutes," Mel Gibson's latest round of scandals hasn't made much of a dent in his appeal.More…

May 11, 2010

RT on DVD & Blu-ray: Edge of Darkness and Daybreakers

This week on DVD and Blu-ray brings "Edge of Darkness" with Mel Gibson, as well as "Daybreakers" with Ethan Hawke and "Legion" with Paul Bettany. Plus. we've got a dark German serial killer classic, some leg-sweeping fun, and plenty of ribald jokes from Mel Brooks. More…

January 28, 2010

Critics Consensus: Darkness Balances on the Edge of Freshness

This week at the movies, we've got an angry detective (Edge of Darkness, starring Mel Gibson and Ray Winstone) and a Roman holiday (When in Rome, starring Kristen Bell and Josh Duhamel). What do the critics have to say? It's been nearly a decade since Mel Gibson has played a leading role onscreen. And critics say the reason Edge of Darkness works as well as it does is Gibson's presence, which elevates the film above a run-of-the-mill revenge thriller. When in Rome attempts to meld romantic comedy and fairy tale tropes into a picturesque travelogue. However, critics say this long-delayed would-be confection is hardly worth the trip - it's a forced and unconvincing attempt at whimsy that falls flat.More…

January 28, 2010

Total Recall: Mel Gibson's Best Movies

Eight years is an eternity in Hollywood. Why, in 2002, Pierce Brosnan was still James Bond, Nia Vardalos was a budding film mogul, and Ryan Reynolds was still just that guy from National Lampoon's Van Wilder. It was also the year Mel Gibson starred in M. Night Shyamalan's Signs, an eventual $400 million hit -- and the beginning of an unexpectedly long absence for one of the biggest movie stars in the world. Aside from an appearance in The Singing Detective the following year, Gibson has been uncharacteristically camera-shy for almost a decade now, but all that ends this week, with his starring turn in Martin Campbell's Edge of Darkness. Seeing Mel return to his action roots has us in a celebratory mood -- and what better way to celebrate than a look back at his best-reviewed films? Yes, folks, it's Total Recall time!More…

January 24, 2010

Mel Gibson, Back from Darkness

After eight years of working behind the camera -- and struggling through scandal -- Mel Gibson returns to starring roles with "Edge of Darkness" this Friday. Will audiences be waiting?More…

October 15, 2009

Trailer Bulletin: Edge of Darkness

It's been awhile since we've seen Mel Gibson in action hero mode, but he's back in "Edge of Darkness" -- and you can get a sneak peek courtesy of the just-released trailer.More…

April 23, 2009

Edge of Darkness Image Posted

Mel Gibson is preparing to end a long screen drought with a starring role in Martin Campbell's "Edge of Darkness" remake -- and Empire has your first look of Gibson on the case.More…