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  • The Gunman
    'The Gunman' review: How to build a tree house with Idris Elba
    Director Pierre Morel's action thriller "The Gunman" starring Sean Penn, Ray Winstone, Mark Rylance, Javier Bardem, and Idris Elba begins its theatrical run across the country today.In 2006, Jim Terrier (Sean Penn) is a hired hitman...
  • Sean Penn's committed performance isn't enough to salvage 'The Gunman'
    Sean Penn's committed performance isn't enough to salvage 'The Gunman'
    Ever since Liam Neeson hit paydirt in 2009 with Pierre Morel’s "Taken,"every aging male star in Hollywood—from Arnold Schwarzenegger to Sylvester Stallone to Denzel Washington to Bruce Willis, has tried to cash in on the...
  • 'The Gunman'
    Review: 'The Gunman' fires blanks, wasting talented cast
    Any movie that wastes the charm, charisma and skills of Sean Penn, Javier Bardem and Idris Elba pretty much deserves to be forgotten – with all due haste.Such is the case of The Gunman, the latest from Penn, a great actor who made a...
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    Review: Sean Penn's 'The Gunman' Takes Aim and Misses the Mark
    The name Pierre Morel may not be familiar but you know his work. He's the French action director who helmed one of the greatest genre films of the last twenty years inDistrict B13, and he also directed a little film you may know calledTaken....
  • BBC America will air two-part Luther special
    Idris Elba returns as "Luther" in two-part special
    Idris Elba has started filming a two-part "Luther" special!via press release:London – March 3, 2015 – Luther's back. Pitted against his most chilling adversary yet, haunted by the ghosts of his past and hell-bent on...
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    Cary Fukunaga's African Drama 'Beasts of No Nation' May Head to Netflix
    Netflix is making some major moves, folks, and the entire distribution landscape in Hollywood is undergoing a seismic shift as a result. With exclusive deals in place with Adam Sandler, Pee-Wee Herman, and the Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon sequel,...
  • Idris Elba
    Netflix acquires Idris Elba's "Beasts of No Nation"
    Netflix has been making pushes to expand their original content beyond TV as of late. This year will see them release their first feature film day-and-date with a theatrical release with “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: The Green Legend,...
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    New Trailer for 'The Gunman' has Sean Penn on the Attack
    Managed to stay awake throughout last night's Oscars? Then the last sight of the evening was Sean Penn nonchalantly dropping a green card joke while announcing Birdman as Best Picture. This has sparked a ton of controversy, needlessly in my...
  • No Good Deed
    Blu-ray Review: 'No Good Deed'
    The Film:2014 played host to a number of films that were entirely uninspired, with many of them nabbing prime spots on my Worst Films of the Year list. Many of those ended up being horror films, but not one of them was a straight-up thriller....
  • Rush Limbaugh rant: Actor Idris Elba can't be next James Bond because he's black
    Rush Limbaugh rant: Actor Idris Elba can't be next James Bond because he's black
    Radio commentator Rush Limbaugh, who has had a history of making racially charged comments, has delivered another gem of questionable taste -- this time giving his opinion of actor Idris Elba in the role of the famed British secret agent James...
  • Black; James Black
    Recent events have some Chicagoans wondering if heaven will be segregated
    Controversial and iconic radio personality Rush Limbaugh added fuel to an already out of control race and class related fire by stating that James Bond could not and should not be played (in the movies) by a black man; according to a December 26...
  • Rush Limbaugh says Idris Elba can't play James Bond because he's black
    Rush Limbaugh says Idris Elba can't play James Bond because he's black
    Rush Limbaugh weighed in on the news that Idris Elba may be the next James Bond. The conservative talk show host responded to the possible casting of the African born British actor as the lead in the popular spy series. Limbaugh commented on his...
  • Idris Elba may be the next James Bond if a Sony exec gets his way
    Leaked Sony emails suggest Idris Elba as next James Bond
    For some time now there has been a push to cast Idris Elba as the first ever black James Bond. Now it looks like more than just fans of Elba want that to happen. According to Fox News on Saturday, another email was leaked from the Sony hack and in...
  • Who should be the next and/or first black James Bond. . . Idris Elba or Denzel Washington?
    Sony Pictures Hack: Who will be the next James Bond?
    Who will be the next James Bond? According to a hacked email from Sony Co-chairman Amy Pascal, her vision of the next James Bond is British actor Idris Elba, The Daily Beast reports on Dec. 19. However, another hacked email from an unnamed Sony...
  • Idris Elba
    ‘The Idris Elba Project’ to hit Discovery Channel
    Idris Elba has just unveiled the first project to develop out of his co-production deal with Shine North. As reported this morning by Deadline, “The Idris Elba Project” will be a six part series that will air exclusively on the...