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September 8, 2008

Shoot 'Em Up, Bollywood Style

American audiences may have slept on "Shoot 'Em Up," but its charms were apparently not lost on the makers of what appears to be a Bollywood remake of the Clive Owen-led action movie.More…

September 16, 2007

Box Office Guru Wrapup: Jodie Struggles But Still Hits #1

For the second straight weekend, a star-driven action drama aimed at adult audiences opened at number one with $14M in ticket sales from roughly 2,700 theaters. This time it was Jodie Foster's The Brave One which topped the charts bumping former champ 3:10 to Yuma to the runner-up spot.More…

September 10, 2007

Box Office Guru Wrapup: 3:10 to Yuma Speeds to #1 Spot

After struggling at the box office over the last few years, Russell Crowe scored his first number one film in more than seven years with the critically-acclaimed Western 3:10 to Yuma which bumped fellow Hollywood remake Halloween out of the top spot. The weekend's other new releases, the action film Shoot 'Em Up and the comedy The Brothers Solomon, both failed to make much of a dent into the typically-slow early September marketplace.More…

September 6, 2007

Box Office Guru Preview: Crowe vs. Bale in Box Office Shootout

Batman takes on Cinderella Man at the box office as the Russell Crowe-Christian Bale Western remake 3:10 to Yuma heads into the multiplexes over what is traditionally a tumbleweed weekend in the marketplace. More action comes in the form of Shoot 'Em Up which pits Clive Owen against Paul Giamatti while those craving comedy get the new laugher The Brothers Solomon.More…

September 6, 2007

Critical Consensus: Yuma is Certified Fresh; Shoot 'Em Up Shoots And Scores

This week at the movies, we've got shootouts (3:10 to Yuma, Starring Russell Crowe and Christian Bale); shoot-em-ups (Shoot 'Em Up, starring Clive Owen); and last shots (The Brothers Solomon, starring Will Forte and Will Arnett). What do the critics have to say?More…

August 24, 2007

Paul Giamatti Plays Really Weird John Adams

Paul Giamatti always gets to play the quirky characters, but seeing him as John Adams in the upcoming HBO biopic miniseries, John Adams, suggests a more grounded, angstier role. It turns out that Adams was more like a Paul Giamatti character than you might think.More…

August 13, 2007

Clive Owen Already Contemplating Shoot 'Em Up 2

Shoot 'Em Up doesn't even open until September but star Clive Owen is already thinking about a possible sequel. Writer/director Michael Davis has written a script that would go if the first one is a success and Owen's already taken a look.More…

July 27, 2007

Shoot 'Em Up Brings Down the House at Comic-Con

Here's another example where the trailer doesn't lie. We caught a late screening of Shoot 'Em Up last night, and it's everything the trailer suggests: a straight forward action with a weird setup (Clive Owen vows to save a baby from the bad guys despite having no connection with anybody involved) and even weirder characters.More…

June 27, 2007

Clive Owen, Babies in Action in "Shoot Em Up"

Just when you thought you'd seen every action sequence Hollywood could imagine, Michael Davis comes up with "Shoot 'Em Up." The film stars Clive Owen as a gunfighter carrying a newborn baby through hails of gunfire for the entire film. Though he could have cheated by using a doll for most shots, Davis actually found a way to incorporate real infants.More…