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Sundance 2011: Here Movie Review

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Here is one of those films that I want to respect because the director took a number of creative risks and attempted to try to incorporate art into the story -- unfortunately, many of the artistic choices just didn't work. Thankfully there is one huge redeeming factor to this film, Ben Foster. For some time he has been the supporting character who is in some way,...

The Mechanic Red Band Trailer

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Jason Statham is back and he's blowing more sh*t up with the help of his sidekick Ben Foster. The British actor stars in the upcoming remake of the seventies action flick The Mechanic. Over at IGN, they got first dibs on the new red band trailer for the movie that's filled with explosions and plenty of gun play. Take a look...

Ben Foster and Giovanni Ribisi Join Contraband

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Ben Foster is at it again. He's about to play the sidekick to an older, more experienced man in his upcoming film Contraband. According to Variety, Foster and Avatar star Giovanni Ribisi have joined the film's cast that currently includes Mark Wahlberg and Kate Beckinsale. The film will be directed by Baltasar Kormakur, and...

New Poster and Trailer for The Mechanic

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Do you remember that old Charles Bronson assassin flick, The Mechanic? The film was released in 1972 and is one of the many films that the actor was known for over the course of his long career. But like everything else these days, the movie had to be remade and they're switching out Bronson for Jason Statham. CBS Films has just released a poster for the flick as well...

Woody Harrelson, Ben Foster Reunite with Oren Moverman for Rampart

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The Messenger trio is at it again with Oren Moverman's latest feature Rampart. The director of the post-war drama that earned both Ben Foster and Woody Harrelson critical acclaim has once again enlisted their talents. According to Variety, they'll join the cast of his new film that also features Anne Heche, Sigourney Weaver, Robin Wright,...

Castings: Bryan Cranston, Teresa Palmer, Luke Wilson

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We have a lot of movie castings to report this week, one which includes a recent three-time Emmy winner. Yep, we're talking about Bryan Cranston (from AMC's "Breaking Bad"), who along with Teresa Palmer and Luke Wilson has landed a new acting gig. Here are some updates regarding Nick Cassavetes upcoming film Yellow, Kieran...

Jason Statham, Ben Foster's The Mechanic to Debut in 2011

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Back in March we caught wind of the trailer for the remake of the 1970's film The Mechanic. The original starred Charles Bronson and the new one features present day ass-kicker Jason Statham. It's another hitman flick that centers on a veteran assassin who takes a young, less experienced killer (Ben Foster) under his wing. Originally, it was scheduled to hit theaters...

Ben Foster and Woody Harrelson Reunite With Oren Moverman

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Director Oren Moverman is reuniting his dream team of Woody Harrelson and Ben Foster from last year's The Messenger for writer James Ellroy's new project. Although Moverman was previously in talks to helm a biopic based on the life of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain, he's moved on to Rampart, a cop drama based on a script by...

Jason Statham, Ben Foster in The Mechanic Trailer

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Among all the crazy new info that's popped up online during ShoWest and SXSW, somehow a trailer for Jason Statham and Ben Foster's new film slipped through the cracks. Don't get me wrong, I heard about The Mechanic months ago but there was no countdown for the trailer which apparently was released today. What's up with that?

Call To Action: Get Ben Foster Nominated

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I mean no disrespect for the incredible actors who have recently been nominated for Best Actor in all of the critics choice awards, SAG awards, and Golden Globes. But I do feel like someone has been left out... As always, there seems to be a million different awards to win, and yet the same people keep getting nominated over and over again. For the most part I agree with everyone who has been...

The Messenger: Movie Review

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This is it, with The Messenger in theaters, the time for possible Oscar films has begun! First time director and co-writer Oren Moverman shows us how to make a movie with his debut film, which is as subtle and beautiful as it is poignant and dramatic. From an amazing script, to beautiful performances he has unknowingly made himself Oscar-bait. Check out our...

Interview: Ben Foster for The Messenger

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A while ago, Ben Foster strutted his stuff in 3:10 to Yuma, stealing moments from both Christian Bale and Russel Crowe and I've been waiting for him to lead a film ever since. In writer/director Oren Moverman's film The Messenger, he finally gets his chance and he in no way disappoints. Talking to him, you realize that...

Donald Sutherland and Ben Foster Join The Mechanic

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I love Donald Sutherland, but sometimes I question the projects he involves himself with. According to Variety, Sutherland along with Ben Foster have signed on to co-star in the Jason Statham film, The Mechanic. As you can imagine it's an action oriented feature, and it's a remake.

The Messenger Official Trailer

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The first official trailer for the Sundance hit, The Messenger has been released by Oscilloscope Laboratories. The film stars Woody Harrelson, Ben Foster, Samantha Morton, and Jena Malone as a group of people dealing with the after effects of the Iraq war. A couple of weeks ago we brought you the first poster for the film, which was just as depressing as its subject...

Woody Harrelson in The Messenger Poster

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A new poster has been released for the Woody Harrelson, Ben Foster film, The Messenger. The film is the directorial debut of screenwriter Oren Moverman, and co-stars Samantha Morton and Jena Malone. The Messenger is an Iraq-based war drama that centers on the men who have the unbearable task of telling families that their relatives have died...

New Pandorum One Sheet

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G.I. Joe may be hitting theaters this weekend, but co-star Dennis Quaid has another film waiting in the wings. The space thriller, Pandorum will take the actor from the military base to the limits of outer space via director Christian Alvart. The story centers on two men who awaken on a spaceship with...