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2008-06-27 15:02:40

By Rick Bentley, The Fresno Bee, Calif. Jun. 27--"Wanted," the bloody new action film starring Angelina Jolie and other actors no one will remember, has touches of "The Matrix,""Star Wars,""Bourne Identity" and every Sam Peckinpah movie ever made. It's a shame the movie didn't take more from the comic book on which the film is based. "Wanted" is a short-run comic-book series from 2003 and '04 about a group of killers known as the Fraternity who are determined to wipe out all the...

2008-06-27 15:02:39

By ROGER EBERT *** WANTED 110 minutes, R (for strong bloody violence throughout, pervasive language and some sexuality) Directed by Timur Bekmambetov. Produced by Marc Platt, Jim Lemley, Jason Netter and Iain Smith. Screenplay by Michael Brandt, Derek Haas and Chris Morgan. Based on the comic books by Mark Millar and J.G. Jones. Photographed by Mitchell Amundsen. Edited by David Brenner. Music by Danny Elfman. With James McAvoy, Morgan Freeman, Terence Stamp, Thomas Kretschmann,...

2008-06-27 12:02:44

By Carla Meyer, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Jun. 27--"Wanted" engages and even wows throughout, thanks to its exceptional visuals and something far more rare in a summer blockbuster: a stellar lead performance. James McAvoy ("Atonement") creates a sympathetic character in Wesley Gibson, an anxiety-ridden office drone turned determined assassin, and his performance compensates for the film's emptier moments. Though often overshadowed by bigger stars appearing in the same films -- Forest...

2008-06-27 09:02:45

By Jeff Vice Deseret News WANTED -- ** 1/2 -- James McAvoy, Angelina Jolie, Morgan Freeman; rated R (violence, gore, profanity, drugs, sex, vulgarity, brief nudity, slurs) "Wanted" asks an awful lot from moviegoers. Among other things, the movie asks audiences to completely suspend their disbelief, primarily by ignoring any and all notions they have about the physical laws and properties of the world in which we live. The movie also asks that they be tolerant about some pretty...

2008-06-27 03:02:23

By Glenn Whipp, Film Critic WANTED R: strong violence, pervasive language, some sexuality. Starring: James McAvoy, Morgan Freeman, Angelina Jolie. Director: Timur Bekmambetov. Running time: 1 hr. 50 min. Playing: Areawide. In a nutshell: Red-Bull-fueled adolescent male fantasy cribs from the past, while offering a few brain-splatting diversions of its own. Watch the Trailer As wish-fulfillment fantasies for adolescent boys go, Timur Bekmanbetov's bullet-bending,...

2008-06-26 21:02:23

By Roger Moore REVIEW Wanted HHH Rating: R for strong bloody violence throughout, pervasive language and some sexuality Director: Timur Bekmambetov Cast: James McAvoy, Angelina Jolie, Morgan Freeman Theaters: Marquee Cinemas, Park Place Stadium Cinemas Cheekbones, eye shadow, tattoos and lips - that's the essence of Angelina Jolie. And guns. At least, that's what the skinny action heroine amounts to in "Wanted," a nervy, stylish and deeply silly movie about a clan of assassins training...

2008-06-14 00:00:19

By The Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) - Angelina Jolie and Jennifer Aniston are sharing a play date. Brad Pitt's current romantic partner Jolie and ex-wife Aniston will go head-to-head at theaters Oct. 24, when both have a movie coming out. Jolie stars in Clint Eastwood's missing-child drama "Changeling" while Aniston is part of the ensemble cast in the romantic comedy "He's Just Not That Into You." Aniston probably will win the dollar battle because her film debuts in nationwide...

2006-07-13 16:16:50

Fixes first paragraph to remove reference to Jolie and Pitt being married. LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Angelina Jolie will star as the widow of murdered Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl in a new movie produced by Brad Pitt's company, distributor Paramount Vantage said on Thursday. "A Mighty Heart" is adapted from Mariane Pearl's memoir of the same name which details Pearl's search for her husband, who was abducted and beheaded by militants in Pakistan in early 2002. Jolie will...

2006-07-13 02:10:56

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Actress Angelina Jolie will star in a movie as the widow of murdered Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl, trade paper Daily Variety reported in its Thursday edition. "A Mighty Heart," adapted from Mariane Pearl's memoir of the same name, will begin shooting within the next five weeks, the paper said. The book details Pearl's search for her husband, who was abducted and beheaded by militants in Pakistan in early 2002. "I am delighted that Angelina Jolie...

2006-07-13 02:11:34

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Actress Angelina Jolie will star in a movie as the widow of murdered Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl, trade paper Daily Variety reported in its Thursday edition. "A Mighty Heart," adapted from Mariane Pearl's memoir of the same name, will begin shooting within the next five weeks, the paper said. The book details Pearl's search for her husband, who was abducted and beheaded by militants in Pakistan in early 2002. "I am delighted that Angelina Jolie...


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