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Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Oliver Stone's hardboiled story of guns, money and dope

Marijuana is big business and with the rise of the Mexican cartels, there is...
Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014
 Happy New Year: In the Hillbrow neighborhood of Johannesburg, South Africa, celebrants apparently decided to abandon an ensconced tradition and not hurl furniture from high-rise apartments. (The Hillbrow custom was highlighted on one social-networking website, along with the
Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2010

John Travolta’s killing spree

The last time we saw John Travolta, he was the grinning sociopath who hijacked the subway in The Taking of Pelham 123. He continues to burnish his reputation as a cartoon-size bad man in From Paris With Love, this time as a good bad man. As the grinning...
Monday, June 15, 2009

Denzel Washington, John Travolta race against time

Trains have long been the setting for crime stories and thrillers. They are ideal as confined spaces in motion, roomy enough for greater interplay between passengers than the coach cabin of a jetliner. As claustrophobic enclosures making their transit through a dark underworld, subway trains are better still. Oddly, subway movies are relatively scarce, even if renditions...
06.12.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By David Luhrssen
Trains have long been the setting for crime stories and thrillers. They are ideal as confined spaces in motion, roomy enough for greater interplay between passengers than the coach class cabin of a jetliner. As claustrophobic enclosures making their transit through a dark underworld, subway trains are better still. Oddly, subway movies are relatively scarce, even if renditions of The Taki...

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