Tag Archive: Josh Brolin

[WATCH] Violent first trailer for Spike Lee’s OLDBOY remake starring Josh Brolin

Following years of development hell — including a Steven Spielberg/Will Smith incarnation — the dreaded remake of Park Chan-wook’s brilliant 2003 thriller Oldboy is heading our way in October, with an unlikely Spike Lee (Do the Right Thing) at the helm. In the role made famous by Choi Min-sik, Josh Brolin stars as a businessman who is …

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[WATCH] Josh Brolin talks GANGSTER SQUAD on THE DAILY SHOW

Gangster Squad star Josh Brolin stopped by The Daily Show last night to promote the film, which is out today in the U.S. and January 17 in New Zealand. Clearly in good spirits, Brolin quickly proceeded to mock his own exposition in the clip from the film before teasing Jon Stewart for not being properly researched …

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[WATCH] Trailer #2 for GANGSTER SQUAD pits Ryan Gosling against Sean Penn

Warner Bros. seemed to have a sure-fire hit on their hands with the star-studded crime saga Gangster Squad before their marketing campaign ran into trouble following the tragic Aurora shootings in July. The first trailer highlighted a violent shootout in a movie theatre which reportedly took place at the film’s end, so Warner’s pulled the trailer and …

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[REVIEW] MEN IN BLACK III

In our current climate of bloated blockbusters, with endless comic-book adaptations and sequels oversaturating the market, did anyone actually need another Men in Black film in 2012? I certainly didn’t think so, especially a decade on from the awful Men in Black II, so I went into Barry Sonnenfield’s second sequel with understandably low expectations. Imagine …

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[WATCH] GANGSTER SQUAD Trailer #1 starring Josh Brolin, Ryan Gosling & Sean Penn

Zombieland director Ruben Fleischer’s 1940s crime drama Gangster Squad received its first trailer today, showing off an incredible cast that includes Sean Penn, Josh Brolin, Ryan Gosling, Nick Nolte, Giovanni Ribisi, Anthony Mackie, Michael Pena and Emma Stone. Adapted from Paul Lieberman’s seven-part Los Angeles Times series (“Crusaders in the underworld: The LAPD takes on organized …

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[WATCH] Jimmy Kimmel’s MOVIE: THE MOVIE: An epic 9-minute trailer parody starring every actor in Hollywood

Jimmy Kimmel released an epic nine-minute movie trailer parody last week which featured  just about every Hollywood actor and actress you could imagine. Movie: The Movie satirises every blockbuster and crowd pleasing movie marketing cliche, and the result is mostly hilarious. The trailer features appearances by: Ryan Phillippe, Jessica Alba, Taylor Lautner, Antonio Banderas, Edward Norton, …

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Josh Brolin is Spike Lee’s OLDBOY

Seven weeks ago I posted about my trepidation over the prospect of an Oldboy remake when it was announced that Spike Lee would direct. I still have my reservations, but today’s news may have me on board: Josh Brolin has been cast to play the lead (Oh Dae-su in Park Chan-wook’s 2003 original). Brolin is a wonderfully talented actor, as evidenced in …

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‘Oldboy’ now officially a Spike Lee joint. Despair?

Fans of Park Chan-wook’s 2003 masterpiece Oldboy despaired when it was announced a remake was in the works with Stephen Spielberg attached to direct and Will Smith to star. As time passed and nothing eventuated, there was hope that perhaps it had been shelved…but that all changed today when it was announced that Spike Lee …

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