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ANOTHER VIOLENT WEEKEND ON MOVIE SCREENS

January 11, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

There will be no let-up in the mayhem on the silver screen over the weekend. The Warner Bros. mobster movie Gangster Squad is expected to debut at the top of the box office with around $20-25 million, while Zero Dark Thirty, which ignited a fierce controversy over its depiction of torture, goes into wide release […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: GANGSTER SQUAD

January 11, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Despite a cast that includes Sean Penn, Josh Brolin, Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone and Nick Nolte, critics are shooting down Gangster Squad as if it were some B-movie wannabe. Indeed, Peter Howell puts it this way in the Toronto Star: “The actors do their best, but they’re bringing their ‘A’ game to a decidedly ‘B’ […]

WARNER TO RESHOOT PARTS OF GANGSTER SQUAD”

July 25, 2012 by · 2 Comments 

Warner Bros. reportedly plans to remove a scene in its upcoming Gangster Squad in which a gang of thugs begins firing from behind a movie screen into the Grauman’s Chinese Theater in Hollywood. It will be replaced by a similar scene shot at a different setting, according to reports. The decision was prompted by last […]