Barry Levinson Boards A "Train"

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Barry Levinson Boards A

Barry Levinson ("Wag the Dog," "Good Morning Vietnam") will direct the LA noir thriller "Train" for Lakeshore Entertainment says The Hollywood Reporter.

Based on "Mulholland Falls" author Pete Dexter's novel, the 1950s-set "Train" centers on Miller Packard, a white sergeant in the San Diego Police Department.

There's also a young black golf caddy named Lionel "Train" Walk, who harbors knowledge of a murder, and the ...


Ninja Assassin

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"Ninja Assassin" follows Raizo (Rain), one of the deadliest assassins in the world. Taken from the streets as a child, he was transformed into a trained killer by the Ozunu Clan, a secret society whose very existence is considered a myth. But haunted by the merciless execution of his friend by the Clan, Raizo breaks free from them... and vanishes. Now he waits, preparing to exact his revenge.

In Berlin, Europol agent Mika Coretti (Naomie Harris) has stumbled upon a money trail linking ...

"Ninja Assassin" Begins Production

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Filming is underway on Ninja Assassin, being directed by James McTeigue (V For Vendetta) from a screenplay by Matthew Sand and J. Michael Straczynski. Joel Silver, Grant Hill, Larry Wachowski and Andy Wachowski are producing, with Thomas Tull, Jon Jashni and William Fay serving as executive producers.

Ninja Assassin stars Korean pop star Rain (Speed Racer) as the central character, Raizo; Naomie Harris (Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End) as Europol researcher Mika Coretti; Ben ...

88 Minutes

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88 Minutes
Review (-/10)
(By Garth Franklin)

There's only two questions that "88 Minutes" brings up - why is Al Pacino slumming it and why wasn't this released direct-to-DVD. The answer is of course money, that perennially justifiable excuse behind the inevitable quality drop-off of our greatest actors as their careers wind down.

Jack Nicholson, Sean Connery, Michael Caine, Anthony Hopkins, Gene Hackman, Robert DeNiro, etc. the list goes on of some truly brilliant thesps who, des ...