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We’re in the midst of a Meryl Moment. The legendary Meryl Streep followed up her inevitable Oscar nomination for “The Post“ by signing up to star in “Big Little Lies” season 2. Never one to miss a marketing moment, Univers…

If you ask me, using ABBA‘s already great songs for a musical is kind of cheat. But Universal didn’t ask me, and they did just fine with “Mamma Mia,” which earned $609 million worldwide a decade ago. Incidentally, that’s n…

“A solid thriller and worth checking out if you’re a fan of Jackie Chan or Pierce Brosnan.” The post The Foreigner Review appeared first on

If you’re young enough not to remember it directly, you probably have no idea exactly how massive Jackie Chan was in the late 1990s. The action star had been famous in Hong Kong for decades but struggled to break out beyond that when suddenly, a hastily put-together dub by Miramax of Chan’s “Rumble In The Bronx” exploded unexpectedly at the box office. It led to a number of similar hits as well as the absolutely enormous “Rush Hour” series, made in the U.S. Continue reading It’s Jackie Chan Vs. James Bond In New Trailer For ‘The Foreigner’ [Watch] at The Playlist.

Allan Loeb certainly isn’t a household name, but there’s a pretty good chance you’ve might’ve seen one or two of his credited movies. Whether it’s “21,” “The Switch,” “The Dilemma,” “Just Go With It,” “Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps,” “Rock of Ages” or last year’s regrettable “Collateral Beauty,” just to name a handful, Loeb is one of those screenwriters who’s quick to diversify his resume but never able to prove his skills. Continue reading ‘The Only Living Boy In New York’ Is A Lacklustre Coming-Of-Age Dramedy [Review] at The Playlist.

At 63 years old, Jackie Chan is not the indestructible action star he once was. So it looks like the next stage of his career might see him going more Liam Neeson, with roles that play off his onscreen presence, but don’t require any demanding stunt work, which makes “The Foreigner” such an intriguing offering. Co-starring Pierce Brosnan, directed by Martin Campbell (“Casino Royale“), and based on the book “The Chinaman” by Stephen Leather, the film follows an immigrant living in London who seeks vengeance after his daughter is killed in an IRA bombing. Continue reading Jackie Chan Wants Revenge In First Trailer For ‘The Foreigner’ at The Playlist.