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47 Ronin

The 47 Republican Ronin

John Feffer | Posted 05.19.2015 | World
John Feffer

In this new American production of the Japanese classic, 47 Republican senators play the roles of the 47 ronin. They too deliberately defy the shogun, played with equanimity by President Obama. But the American ronin are out to kill a policy, not a person.

Movie Review: The Two Faces of January -- Peeling the Onion

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.25.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Based on a novel by Patricia Highsmith, The Two Faces of January is a movie that sheds layers like an onion, gradually revealing the dark heart at its core.

Keanu Reeves Is Taking Over TV, And It's Totally Excellent

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 08.19.2014 | Entertainment

It's finally time to ditch those Sad Keanu memes. Despite coming off some recent box office bombs, Keanu Reeves has nothing to frown about as he's ...

16 Terrible Movies That Should Have Gotten Razzie Nominations

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

After the announcement of Oscar nominations on Thursday, we can steel ourselves for an incessant stream of articles declaring which of the year's belo...

Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast: 47 Ronin

Dan Persons | Posted 03.01.2014 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

47 Ronin, the historical fantasy mash-up, may not be the high-water-mark in fantastic film for 2013. But it certainly makes for some corking entertainment.

The MovieFilm Podcast: Prisoners, Rush, and Joseph Gordon-Levitt on Directing Don Jon!

Zaki Hasan | Posted 11.22.2013 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

For this week's MovieFilm excursion, we start things off with some highlights from my roundtable interview with actor/writer/director Joseph Gordon-Le...

Keanu Reeves Is Ready To Fight

Posted 07.24.2013 | Entertainment

It's been a long time coming, but the trailer for "47 Ronin" is here at last. The Keanu Reeves fantasy-action vehicle has shuffled through several rel...

Keanu Reeves Does Something Completely Different

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 04.22.2013 | Entertainment

Keanu Reeves is putting his "Matrix" skills where his mouth is, directing a new martial arts movie called "Man of Tai Chi." The first trailer for the ...

Bad News For '47 Ronin'

Posted 09.20.2012 | Entertainment

Whoa. According to TheWrap, director Carl Rinsch has been relieved of his editing duties on the long-delayed Keanu Reeves film "47 Ronin" as the movie...

Keanu Reeves Film Hits Trouble: '47 Ronin' Pushed

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 08.15.2012 | Entertainment

If it feels like "47 Ronin" has been on the cusp of a release for the better part of six months, that's because it has: The Keanu Reeves film was init...