Ruben Fleischer Reviews, Interviews & More

Gangster Squad: Movie Review

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Director Ruben Fleischer goes back in time with his latest film, Gangster Squad. It's an ensemble piece headlined by Josh Brolin, Sean Penn and Ryan Gosling. Based on the book of the same name, the film charts the real-life fall of mobster Mickey Cohen.

'Zombieland' Director Ruben Fleischer Will Attempt To Adapt 'Spy Hunter'...

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Ruben Fleischer made a splash with his first feature Zombieland. His follow-up, 30 Minutes or Less, failed to impress some people, but to us it was exactly what a summer movie should be – a fun escape. Now that the director is patiently waiting for the release of Gangster Squad, set to hit theaters in January,...

'Gangster Squad' To Reshoot Finale In LA's Chinatown

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Necessary or not, Gangster Squad will be reshooting its ending later this month in LA’s Chinatown, which has become the new scene for the big final confrontation in the upcoming action drama. The original ending took place as a shootout inside a movie theater, and is now being reshot out of sensitivity in the wake of the The Dark Knight Rises Aurora...

'Gangster Squad' May Face Delays, Possibly A Recut

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Ruben Fleischer‘s film Gangster Squad is in a difficult position this week, and may have to be delayed or recut in the wake of the horrific cinema shooting in Aurora, CO. Part of the climax of the film features a scene in which mobsters fire at a theater full of moviegoers, shooting out into the auditorium from behind the screen, as pictured in the trailer.

30 Minutes or Less: Movie Review

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This week in theaters, actor Jesse Eisenberg reunites with Zombieland director Ruben Fleischer in one of the most easy-to-watch, entertaining comedies of the summer, 30 Minutes or Less. From its stellar comedic cast to it's fast-paced storyline that never leaves you hanging, I found this to be one of the most straight-forward movies that delivers what we all...

Interview 1-1: Ruben Fleischer Talks 30 Minutes or Less

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One of my favorite films of the summer is on it's way into theaters with a bang. 30 Minutes or Less starring Jesse Eisenberg is a fast-paced, easy-to-watch, extremely funny comedy with some fine performances and a storyline that won't leave you hanging. Though we were able to speak to the film Ruben Fleischer while he was on the set of the film (read interview), I also had the chance...

30 Minutes or Less Red Band Trailer is a Winner

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If you're going to end on a high, it's good to have one as good as the punchline to "you just brought a gun to a bomb show." The latest trailer for 30 Minutes or Less - which stars Jesse Eisenberg, Aziz Ansari, Danny McBride and Nick Swarsdon - is red banded, so the jokes are filthier and also hilarious. The film opens August 12, and the new trailer is their best ad...

30 Minutes or Less Set Visit: Ruben Fleischer Interview

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Back in August of 2010, which now seems like a million years ago now, I had the privilege of attending the set of Ruben Fleischer's upcoming comedy 30 Minutes or Less. They shot the film out in Michigan (good tax breaks!) and we were able watch them shot a scene in which Danny McBride and Nick Swardson strap a bomb to Jesse Eisenberg and mess him up a bit. The scene...

Ruben Fleischer to Direct Babe in the Woods

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Zombieland helmer Ruben Fleischer has landed a new gig! Instead of fighting off the undead he's going to take on a Babe in the Woods. His latest project was announced today by Columbia Pictures Presidents Matt Tolmach and Doug Belgrad and even though the title sounds eerily familiar this is no children's tale....

What Will Zombieland's Director Take on Next?

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After the critical and commercial success of the horror comedy, Zombieland it's no surprise that director Ruben Fleischer has been swamped with more movie offers. According to Reuters,  the world is Fleischer's oyster and several high profile projects have been thrown his way. The question is what will he choose, and what will he pass on?

Zombieland: Movie Review

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Grab the nearest thing to you that could be considered a weapon and come on down to Zombieland, where you get points for the most creative way to kill a zombie! Actually, leave the weapons at home, Ruben Fleischer's film will supply you with all the comedic violence you'll need. If you loved Drag Me to Hell you'll be glad to see that there is another movie...

Zombieland Press Conference: Eisenberg, Harrelson, Stone...

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Last week out on Santa Monica pier Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson, Emma Stone, director Ruben Fleischer and the two writers of the film Rhett Reese and Paul Wernic all got together once again (check out the videos from the press conference at Comic-Con) to talk about Zombieland! I kind of wish they would have had some people, better yet, children like the one above...

Zombieland Red Band Trailer

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It's about time we got a zombie movie that was truly amazing! The upcoming Ruben Fleischer film Zombieland has a new trailer and it's in red band baby! The film stars Woody Harrelson and Jesse Eisenberg as two of the few survivors left in a land overtaken by the undead. The film also stars Emma Stone...