Journey back in time, to the tumultuous Three Kingdoms period of Chinese history, and witness as a paranoid ruler spends years concocting a plot to assassinate a powerful rival. Love, Power, Ambition, Assassination! >> Posted 03.13.13 by BrentJS
"It's not the years...it's the mileage."
Though the novelty of The Expendables' all-star cast of '80s and '90s action heroes wore off somewhat by the time The Expendables 2 hit theaters, the resurgence of aging tough-guy actors continues with the success of Liam Neeson's Taken 2, which beat down the competition this past weekend. And there's more to come. Ah-nuld's getting back in the game with The Last Stand and Bruce Willis is dusting off John McClane for a fifth go-round in A Good Day to Die Hard. But, not all aging actors can continue to pull off the kind of tough-guy roles they played in their youth. Tell us which over-50 actors still have what it takes to beat up the bad guys and come back for more.
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Posted 10.09.12 by BrentJS
Though it has yet to receive a U.S. release date, the premiere of director Mikael Håfström's Shanghai was recently held in Beijing in advance of its June 17th theatrical release date in China. It's not surprising, then, that the movie's first trailer had Chinese subtitles.
A selection of theatrical and character teaser posters have been released in Chinese, as well. Thankfully, the behind-the-scenes featurette with Håfström and several cast members released for the Chinese premiere is in English — a great way to get acquainted with this thrilling, action-mystery love story set in Shanghai during WWII. See the feaurette and posters >> Posted 06.12.10 by BrentJS
Starring John Cusack and Chow Yun-Fat, Shanghai is an intense thriller set in 1940's China. Swedish director Mikael Håfström (Derailed, 1408) has pulled out all the stops for this one, filling it with secret government plots and violent gangland shootouts.
Coming to theaters in the fall, the intrigue revolves around an American expatriate (Cusack) who returns to Shanghai a few months before Pearl Harbor to investigate the mysterious death of his friend (Jeffrey Dean Morgan). Posted 05.27.10 by reelz
In this clip you get to see a lot more martial arts action between the bad guy Piccolo (James Marsters) and the hero Goku (Justin Chatwin) -- and even a quick glimpse at the mystical dragon Shenron.
In the original storyline, Shenron is the guardian of the dragonballs of Earth and grants a wish to whoever gathers all seven. Posted 02.05.09 by reelz