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Watch: Take 'A Walk Among The Tombstones' With Liam Neeson With 4 Clips Plus New Pics From The Film

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • August 25, 2014 10:53 AM
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A Walk Among the Tombstones
There's a lot of prestige fare coming in the weeks and months ahead, but sometimes you just need the comforting, gravelly voice of Liam Neeson to remind you that it's okay to see a movie that aspires to be nothing more and nothing less than pure genre material. Movie titles don't get more pulpy than "A Walk Among The Tombstones," and four clips and a batch of new images have arrived to show you what's been aggravating Neeson lately.

Review: Paul Haggis' Embarrassing 'Third Person' Starring Liam Neeson, Mila Kunis, James Franco, Olivia Wilde & More

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • June 18, 2014 7:00 PM
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Third Person
We're coming on a decade since Paul Haggis' "Crash" won Best Picture at the Oscars, and it's still one of the most divisive victories in recent memory. Detractors of the film are quick to point out the flaws in the L.A.-set drama, citing what they perceive to be the film's crass manipulativeness, one-dimensional characters, clumsy hand with racial politics and eye-rolling core of sentimentality. But frankly, you haven't seen anything yet. Haggis' return to the ensemble drama in "Third Person" makes "Crash" look like a work of understated, subtle art. A disastrously and ludicrously awful effort from the writer/director, absolutely nothing works in this facile, cliche-filled and astoundingly dull film that trades in cheap drama and soap opera theatrics.

Watch: Liam Neeson Is Using His Special Skills To Write A Novel In Clip From 'Third Person'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • June 3, 2014 4:51 PM
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Third Person
Liam Neeson's cinematic skills are boundless. He's punched vaguely foreign dudes who messed with his life and family (twice already, with "Taken 3" on the way), punched dudes trying to mess with his head ("Unknown"), punched wolves ("The Grey") and punched dudes trying to frame him on airplanes ("Non-Stop"). But how he's taking those fists and getting literary in "Third Person" playing a grizzled... novelist.

Watch: Liam Neeson Takes 'A Walk Among The Tombstones' In Trailer For Action Thriller

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • May 29, 2014 5:32 PM
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A Walk Among The Tombstones
Yeah, we know, it's practically a routine at this point. Here's yet another movie, with yet another grizzled Liam Neeson, with more special skills that he uses to get the bad guys or whatever. But if there's one reason we're interested in "A Walk Among The Tombstones" it's this — Scott Frank.

Review: 'A Million Ways To Die In The West' Starring Seth MacFarlane, Charlize Theron & Liam Neeson

  • By Drew Taylor
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  • May 28, 2014 9:44 AM
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A Million Ways To Die in The West
Even if you’re not a fan of Seth MacFarlane, you have to acknowledge that the comedic multi-hyphenate has built an empire with his quick-fire, profanity-laced delivery and encyclopedic understanding of pop culture. You’ve got to give him something for the fearlessness, and possibly tonal cluelessness, with which he tackles material. The problem of course is that, armed with that gusto, MacFarlane often belly flops when he’s outside of his comfort zone.

'A Monster Calls' For Liam Neeson, Evan Rachel Wood Is 'Facing The Wind' With Joe Berlinger & More

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • May 8, 2014 11:23 AM
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It looks like those rumors were true. Last month word emerged that Liam Neeson was being courted for a role in J.A. Bayona's "A Monster Calls," and the actor has now taken the gig. He joins Felicity Jones in the adaptation of the novel by Patrick Ness that will follow "the unexpected bond that develops between a young boy and a beast that visits him in nightmares.

Felicity Jones Answers ‘A Monster Calls,’ Emily Browning Joins Tom Hardy In 'Legends' & More

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 24, 2014 9:22 AM
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"The Impossible" filmmaker J.A. Bayona is prepping his next project, and it's a doozy, with an adaptation of Patrick Ness' fantasy novel "A Monster Calls," and he's now putting his cast together. And the first one on board is Felicity Jones, with the actress joining the Black List approved story that follows an adolescent boy with a terminally ill single mother begins having visions of a tree monster, who tells him the truths about life in the form of three stories, helping him to eventually cope with his emotions over his dying mom.

Watch: First Trailer For Paul Haggis' 'Third Person' Starring Liam Neeson, James Franco, Adrien Brody, Mila Kunis & More

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 18, 2014 1:30 PM
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Third Person
Paul Haggis sure likes his multi-threaded dramas, in which lives intersect and secrets are revealed and we all learn valuable lessons about who we are. Hell, "Crash" won the guy an Oscar, so why not try and do it again, only this time take that concept around the globe? That's just what he did with "Third Person," which debuted at TIFF last fall, and is still without a domestic release date.

Liam Neeson Explains Why He Wasn't Right For 'Lincoln,' Still Wants To Play Role In "Old-Fashioned Biography"

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • March 27, 2014 12:54 PM
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While he's primarily known these days for growling through one B-movie action flick after another, had things gone differently, we might have seen a more presidential side to Liam Neeson. For years, the actor was attached to Steven Spielberg's long developing "Lincoln," before he bowed out and made way for Daniel Day-Lewis. In fact, Day-Lewis was actually Spielberg's first choice for the part, but the actor initially turned him down. Persistence eventually paid off and worked out well for everybody, but what about Neeson? Well he bears no grudges and explains why he let the role go.

Liam Neeson Reveals He Turned Down The Chance To Play James Bond

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • March 11, 2014 3:47 PM
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While Liam Neeson has carved out a career in his late 50s and early 60s as an ass-kicking, take-no-prisoners action hero in "Taken," "Taken 2," "Non-Stop," "Unknown" and "The Grey," with "Run All Night" in the can and "Taken 3" shooting, this renaissance might have come earlier in his career.

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