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Topic - Liam Neeson
Casting Jesus for the silver screen has always been tricky. Directors must balance the actor's ability to project a sense of both divinity and humanity. They also need to sell tickets, and thus have often cast handsome, leading-man types.
"Non-Stop" couldn't be stopped at the box office.
Liam Neeson has grounded "The Lego Movie."
Liam Neeson says he's "a little bit pissed off" at Mayor Bill de Blasio for wanting to shut down the horse-drawn carriage industry in New York City.
Actor Liam Neeson says he's upset at New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (dih BLAH'-zee-oh) for wanting to shut down the city's horse-drawn carriage industry.
These days Liam Neeson is still brooding and serious — a respectable, actorly presence. Except now he's one of Hollywood's biggest action stars too.
Settling in for a film that takes place almost entirely on an airplane, as does the latest Liam Neeson action flick "Non-Stop," one's instinct is to search for the nearest sleeping pill.
Action-packed new releases couldn't stack up to 3-D hit "The Lego Movie," which took the No. 1 slot in its third weekend at the box office.
Even international spies have trouble balancing work and family life, according to "3 Days to Kill," the latest lightweight action pic from writer-producer Luc Besson, here forming an unlikely (or perhaps unholy) trinity with director McG and star Kevin Costner. Surely the goal of the resulting tonal mishmash was to reignite Costner's career a la what happened for Liam Neeson after Besson's "Taken," but any possibility of sleeper-hit status has been fatally compromised by watered-down fight scenes and misguided family man dramatics.
Lupita Nyong'o is preparing herself for normalcy. After the frenzy that's followed her gripping performance in "12 Years a Slave," she wants to be ready for life back home in New York.
Not all rats look exactly alike, even animated ones. But there's a real resemblance between a rat in "The Nut Job," the new film by Peter Lepeniotis, and Remy, the main character in "Ratatouille," that wonderful 2007 Pixar film.
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Maggie Grace had a scary moment during a recent matinee of "Picnic" on Broadway.
Near the end of his comprehensive look at one of Britain's great acting clans, Donald Spoto quotes its most famous -- or notorious -- member, Vanessa Redgrave, speaking with characteristic plainness: "Interviewers continue to ask about the Redgrave dynasty. 'But we are not a dynasty,' Vanessa replies quietly. 'We are a family.'"
Dennis Weaver, Gregory Peck and Henry Fonda are just some of the men to have brought Honest Abe to life in the movies and on television.
Neeson says he's "a little bit pissed off" at Mayor Bill de Blasio for wanting to shut down the horse-drawn carriage industry in New York City.
Neeson says most New Yorkers want to keep the horses and de Blasio "is supposed to be representing the New York people."