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2009-04-23 06:00:00

Starring Eva Mendes, Scarlett Johansson and Samuel L. Jackson, THE SPIRIT, written for the screen and directed by Frank Miller, continues Lionsgate's string of highly successful DVD releases SANTA MONICA, Calif. and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- THE SPIRIT, produced by Odd Lot Entertainment and Lionsgate and released by Lionsgate(R) (NYSE: LGF), a leading next generation studio, has debuted as the number one new release on the DVD sales charts with more...

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2009-02-26 10:30:00

U.S. actor Samuel L. Jackson has signed on to reprise his Iron Man role of Nick Fury in IM2, and possibly several other Marvel movies, Variety.com said. Fury, the leader of the espionage unit the Shield who crosses paths with numerous superheroes in Marvel comic books, was introduced on the big screen in a cameo at the end of last year's Iron Man. Variety.com said the long-term deal Jackson signed to play Fury contains an option to reprise the role in nine future Marvel superhero films,...

2009-01-24 13:17:33

U.S. actor Samuel Jackson says his most recent movie project, Afro Samurai: Resurrection, is an extremely cool creation. The 60-year-old actor, who appeared in six movies in 2008, said the animated film debuting on Spike TV this weekend melds hip-hop music with the traditional samurai culture, the Los Angeles Times reported Friday. It's a wonderful adventure about a black samurai in a post-apocalyptic world that's a rich blend of the ancient and the new with a hip-hop beat, Jackson said. It's...

2008-09-26 18:00:36

By ROBERT BENZIKER I FOR Battle royale with cheese Robert Benziker I For The New Mexican Lakeview Terrace, race-based thriller, rated PG-13, Regal Stadium 14, 424-6296, 3 chiles Married couple Chris and Lisa buy a house next door to Abel Turner, a conservative old-timer who has been in the neighborhood for 20 years. Abel takes umbrage that Chris is white and Lisa is black, and his choice words for them soon evolve into severe bullying that brushes up against violence without...

2008-09-18 18:00:34

By Roger Moore REVIEW Lakeview Terrace HHH RATING: PG-13 (intense thematic material, violence, sexuality, language and some drug references) DIRECTOR: Neil LaBute THEATERS: Marquee Cinemas, Park Place Stadium Cinemas "Lakeview Terrace" is a slow-burn thriller punched up by the hot- button issues it is built on. Well acted and tautly directed, it's a movie whose juice is its realism, the easily recognizable situation, the paranoia that any homeowner can identify with. What do you do when...

2008-09-05 00:00:16

By Jonathan Dean Hitler, Goebbels and Churchill all feature in the next Quentin Tarantino movie, with Brad Pitt and Mike Myers among the cast. Jonathan Dean reports on the latest twist in an eccentric career Hands up who saw Quentin Tarantino's last film, Death Proof? It made 407,525 in its first week of release, entering the UK box office at number six, lower than the Adam Sandler vehicle I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry. The man behind pop-culture staples Reservoir Dogs and Pulp...

2008-08-16 18:00:13

Actor and comic Bernie Mac remained "that kid from Chicago who wanted to make everybody happy," a co-star said at a memorial service Saturday. Samuel L. Jackson, who appears with Mac in the upcoming movie "Soul Men," was one of the stars who spoke at the House of Hope on the South Side, the Munster, Ind., Times reported. Hundreds of people lined up outside the church, some of them waiting overnight, the Chicago Tribune reported. Pamela Gordon called Mac "a good man, a beautiful husband...

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2008-08-15 09:00:00

STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS -- ** -- Animated feature starring the voices of Matt Lanter, Samuel L. Jackson and others; rated PG (violence, vulgarity, slurs, mild profanity, brief drugs) George Lucas was involved in "Star Wars: The Clone Wars" only peripherally -- as the executive producer of this digitally animated, science-fiction feature, which is another "prequel" to his beloved, original "Star Wars" trilogy. Yet strangely, the film has several of the same problems that afflicted Lucas's...

2008-08-11 12:05:00

Isaac Hayes and Bernie Mac, both of whom died this past weekend, reportedly will soon be seen together in the new Hollywood movie, "Soul Men." Singer-songwriter and actor Hayes died Sunday at the age of 65 after he was found lying unconscious near his treadmill. Actor-comedian Mac died Saturday after a battle with pneumonia. He was 50. Co-starring Samuel L. Jackson, the big-screen comedy, "Soul Men," is set to open in U.S. theaters Nov. 14, the New York Daily News said Monday. Hayes plays...

2008-07-24 12:00:47

SAN DIEGO, July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Spike TV's critically-acclaimed, funktastic anime series "Afro Samurai" returns with an original movie event set to premiere on the network in January 2009. "Afro Samurai: Resurrection" stars Academy Award(R)-nominated actor Samuel L. Jackson opposite, Emmy Award(R)-nominated actress Lucy Liu. Award winning artist The RZA once again provides the original score. "Afro Samurai: Resurrection" is produced by Japanese studio GONZO in association/partnership...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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