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Movie Review: A Good Day To Die Hard
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A Good Day to Die HardA Good Day to Die Hard
Directed by John Moore
Written by Skip Woods
Starring: Bruce Willis, Jai Courtney, Sebastian Koch, Yuliya Snigir
20th Century Fox
Rated R | 97 Minutes
Release Date: February 14th, 2013

“Yippee-Ki-Yay Mother Russia.”

Directed by John Moore (Max Payne), A Good Day to Die Hard sees former police detective and all-around bad-ass John McClane (Bruce Willis) travel to Moscow to retrieve his estranged son, Jack (Jai Courtney), a CIA operative who has been detained after a botched mission.

Jack’s mission is to recover political prisoner and government whistleblower Yuri Komarov (Sebastian Koch) before he’s executed by Chagaran (Sergei Kolesnikov), a corrupt, high-ranking government official. Father and son must put aside their personal and professional differences, and work together to stop the Moscow underworld from obtaining enriched weapons-grade uranium – or something.

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‘A Good Day To Die Hard’ Trailer: John McClane Causes An International Mess
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John McClane (Bruce Willis) has faced all sorts of enemies, either from the States or across the seas, but this time he takes his habit of causing trouble across the Atlantic in A Good Day To Die Hard. We saw a teaser trailer of sorts that didn’t get too in depth about the plot and basically announced that another Die Hard movie was coming. Looking at that trailer, it was great to see that Die Hard was going back to old roots, sans the human vulnerability, by simply moving McClane to an overseas setting.

Check out the newest trailer for A Good Day To Die Hard here below.

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‘A Good Day To Die Hard’ Trailer: The Self Proclaimed 007 Of Plainfield, New Jersey Is Back
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Live Free or Die Hard may have been the swan song for the heavy actioner franchise, but consider A Good Day to Die Hard to be the commencement of a brand new beginning. The first teaser trailer for A Good Day to Die Hard, a.k.a. Die Hard 5, has arrived online, and to say that it is the most explosive entry in the Die Hard franchise would be a vast understatement.

Check out it out for yourself below.

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Two New Actors Join Bruce Willis For ‘Die Hard 5’
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The Movie God   |  @   |  
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Die Hard

The cast of the fifth installment in the Die Hard franchise is coming together, with two new actors now jumping on board.

It’s being reported that Amaury Nolasco and Megalyn Echikunwoke have both joined the cast of the movie, which is titled A Good Day to Die Hard. They join star Bruce Willis, returning to the (hopefully once again vulgar) role of John McClane, with Spartacus: Blood and Sand star Jai Courtney co-starring as McClane’s son, Jack.

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John Moore Directing ‘Die Hard 5’
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Cinemumra   |  
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Die Hard

Who the hell is John Moore, you may be asking. Well, not only is he the man behind such masterpieces as Max Payne, but now, according to Deadline, he’ll be helming the fifth film in the Die Hard franchise.

Moore beat out names like Noam Murro (who left the film to work on the upcoming sequel to 300), Joe Cornish, Justin Lin, and even indie darling Nicolas Winding Refn to take on the film, and should breath a new life into the Bruce Willis-starring franchise, be it one that may or may not be worthwhile.

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‘Max Payne’ Director John Moore Chosen By Fox, Bruce Willis To Helm ‘Die Hard 5’
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The Movie God   |  @   |  
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After a lengthy search by 20th Century Fox, director John Moore has been hired to helm the currently untitled Die Hard 5.

Apparently Fox was already very high on Moore to direct, but star Bruce Willis—known for being very involved in the productions he’s working on—was a big part of meeting with various directors and helping to choose which one he thought was best for the job. Other candidates included Justin Lin (Fast Five), Joe Cornish (Attack the Block), Nicolas Winding Refn (Drive), Mikael Hafstrom (1408), Gary Fleder (Runaway Jury), and Paul McGuigan (Lucky Number Slevin).

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Blu-ray Deal: The Omen Collection
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Empress Eve   |  @   |  
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The Omen CollectionThe Blu-ray deal of the week over at Amazon this week is The Omen Collection for $23.99 (that’s 60% off the list price of $59.99).

Note, this deal is valid this week through October 9, 2010.

Also, with this purchase, you’ll get $4 credit to use towards a purchase or rental through Amazon’s Video on Demand service.

This 4-disc Blu-ray collection contains the original iconic horror trilogy — The Omen, Damien: Omen II, and Omen III: The Final Conflict — as well as the 2006 remake The Omen: 666.

See below for a list of special features.

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The Doom Dispatch: Payne vs. Payne: Great Games, Terrible Movies
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Dr. Royce Clemens   |  
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Adapting video games into films should not be this hard. Books and plays are turned into good movies on a nearly monthly basis. Christ, even direction is a form of adaptation. The director has both the right and the necessity to cherry-pick and omit from a written screenplay. There is no such thing as “an original film.”

And yet, like trying to pole-vault without an actual pole, the evolutionary link between video game and film has yet to be cleared.

Now to be fair, I liked Silent Hill. It was an atmosphere engine which would have been a whole lot better if an actual script was used.

And as I may have unwisely mentioned in my review of Max Payne at filmarcade.net a week ago, I liked the Doom movie. Don’t blame me… The game came out when I was eight… We were on an anti-poverty board in Chicago together… The parties were hosted by the Annenbergs… SHUT UP!

But other than those, we have been treated to miserable failure after miserable failure. Super Mario Bros., both Tomb Raider films, anything with Uwe Boll’s name on it, Mortal Kombat, Street Fighter. They all suck. Granted, Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within came close to succeeding, but it failed to adhere to the spirit of the games. Namely, there were no she-dudes, giant chickens, or EEEEEEEENDLLEEEEEEEESSSSSSSS levelling-up.

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‘Max Payne’ Director Pissed at MPAA (Who Isn’t?)
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When it comes to pure and unadulterated hatred, the MPAA ranks pretty high on my list (right next to the RIAA). Most of the time my ire is quirked by their dealings with DRM, permissions, and distribution. But this time, I’m sitting right next to John Moore, director of the upcoming Max Payne movie, in my hatred concerning their lack of consistency with movie ratings.

Moore has expressed his derision for the MPAA’s decision to give Max Payne an adults-only R-rating in a recent interview with Das Gamer. Describing their decision as being part of what he calls “Batman blowback,” Moore says that the MPAA “gave The Dark Knight a PG-13 rating and basically sucked Warner Bros. cock.”

“The MPAA changes their rules willy-nilly and it depends on who’s seeing your actual movie at the time. It’s very difficult to get a hold on what’s acceptable. The only thing you can use is current standards. So I go and see The Dark Knight and I say, “Gee, that’s pretty gnarly for PG-13,” but I felt good about Max Payne after coming out of the theater. I thought Max wasn’t going to have a problem. And that’s not the case. They’re coming down on us pretty hard.”
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