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Jeffrey Korchek | Posted 12.17.2012 | Entertainment
Jeffrey Korchek

Just as Liam Neeson can improbably become an action star in his 60s, perhaps the studios can reinvent themselves in their 100s.

How Did 'Argo' Do At The Box Office?

Posted 12.14.2012 | Entertainment

Ben Affleck's "Argo" had an impressive opening weekend at the box office, but it wasn't enough to oust last week's box office winner "Taken 2." "Ar...

Weekend Box Office: Ben Affleck's Argo Tops New Releases as Taken 2 Repeats as Number One

Scott Mendelson | Posted 12.14.2012 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

With five new wide releases, it was a traffic jam at the box office this weekend, but the surprisingly robust Taken 2 still held court at the top.

How Kevin James & Liam Neeson Are Connected

Christopher Rosen | Posted 12.12.2012 | Entertainment
Christopher Rosen

These parallel openings, just three years apart, raise the question: What happened to Kevin James? Why has his stock dropped while Neeson's has skyrocketed?

Taken 2 -- Go See or Wait for DVD?

Steve Harmon | Posted 12.11.2012 | Entertainment
Steve Harmon

We're going to save you $48 this weekend by helping you avoid an "average" movie. Here's how: Looking for a movie this weekend? You may be tempted to just go see the #1 box office one, 'Taken 2', based on the idea that "it's #1 at the box office, must be good."

Liam Neeson's Unbelievable 'Taken 2' Paycheck

Posted 10.10.2012 | Entertainment

If you've seen Liam Neeson smiling lately, don't be too surprised -- the man may have been paid $10 million for "Taken 2." According to The Hollywo...

Brad Pitt Joins the Fabled Ladies of Chanel No. 5 (In a Very Manly Way, of Course)

Liz Smith | Posted 12.10.2012 | Entertainment
Liz Smith

But times change. I mean, boy, do they change! Chanel No. 5 will now be tempting women to spritz it on their collarbones and cleavage with... Brad Pitt!

'Taken' Again? Producers Hint At THIRD Film

Posted 10.09.2012 | Entertainment

If you are one of the many, many action buffs who contributed to the $49.5 million opening weekend of "Taken 2," here's some great news: You might not...

Movie Review -- Taken 2, A Near Miss

Carole Mallory | Posted 12.09.2012 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

Taken 2 is a good sequel for those who were fans of the original, but it is not great.

Liam Neeson Kills Box Office With 'Taken 2'

Posted 10.07.2012 | Entertainment

Liam Neeson has taken the weekend box office with "Taken 2." According to The Hollywood Reporter, Neeson's "Taken 2" grossed $50 million in the US...

Is Anything In 'Taken 2' Believable?

Mike Ryan | Posted 12.05.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ryan

You hear the words echo in your head: "You're going to be taken ... to see Taken 2." Now listen carefully, because you don't have much time. Liam Neeson (Darkman) reprises his role as Bryan Mills, a former C.I.A. operative with an extraordinarily high percentage of immediate family members who can say, "I've been kidnapped at some point in my life." Will you make it through? Is there any chance that you will enjoy this experience? As a service, we answer every question that you could possibly have about Taken 2?

Movie Review: Taken 2

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.05.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

How much bad luck can one family have? Enough for a hit movie -- Taken -- and what I assume the makers hope is a hit sequel: Taken 2.

Here Are 51 Alternate Titles For 'Taken 2'

Posted 10.05.2012 | Comedy

"Taken 2" is coming out this weekend, and if you're anything like us, you're huge fans of the franchise. First of all, Liam Neeson's daughter gets tak...

The First Word On 'Taken 2'

AP | DAVID GERMAIN | Posted 10.03.2012 | Entertainment

-- Planning to pay out good money to see "Taken 2"? To paraphrase Liam Neeson, you're about to be taken. Whatever novelty there was watching Neeson ...

WATCH: Oh Yeah! Liam Neeson Strips Down To His Undies For Breast Cancer

Posted 10.03.2012 | Impact

Liam Neeson has been mostly promoting “Taken 2” on his talk-show tour, but decided to take a break from talking shop to get (nearly) naked for a c...

Why The Action Star Dropped Trou For 'Ellen'

Posted 10.03.2012 | Fifty

Now here's something you don't see every day: Action star Liam Neeson in the buff. Or almost buff. Neeson appeared on "Ellen" earlier this week in ...

Liam Neeson vs. Liam Neeson: Who Would Win?

Tyler Moss | Posted 12.01.2012 | Comedy
Tyler Moss

Even at 60 years old, Neeson still manages to have cross-generational appeal, and makes a far more believable action hero than puerile pretty boys like Shia LeBeouf or Liam Hemsworth, whose acting is an amalgamation of upper lip peach fuzz and dour glowers.

Taken 2: Neeson Is "Taken" Again (but Not Martin Harris)

Jon Chattman | Posted 09.30.2012 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Ever since he co-starred with Sean Connery in The Rock, the actor has focused more on bombastic action flicks than the gems that made him the star he is today. Don't look now, but Liam Neeson has become the second coming of Cage.

Revisiting Death Row: 'The Exonerated,' and the American Theater Wing Honors the Redgraves

Regina Weinreich | Posted 11.25.2012 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

On Monday night, The American Theater Wing honored the Redgrave family at their annual gala.

Considering The Dark Knight Trilogy

William Bradley | Posted 11.15.2012 | Entertainment
William Bradley

The Dark Knight showed that a comic book movie could be not only big, but epic. That it could thoughtfully engage major themes and concerns in society while providing a thoroughly satisfying entertainment experience.

WATCH: If 'Taken' Starred An Actual Dad

Posted 10.01.2012 | Comedy

When "Taken" came out in 2008, the message was clear: Liam Neeson is officially the reigning badass dad in Hollywood. Sorry, Harrison Ford. Liam can't...

Happy Birthday, Liam Neeson!

Posted 06.07.2012 | Fifty

Charming actor Liam Neeson is turning 60! Born in Ballymena, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, Neeson took up many career paths before becoming an a...

Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast: Battleship

Dan Persons | Posted 07.21.2012 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

The aliens have landed! Yes. Again. This time they've invaded off the coast of Hawaii, so it's just like Pearl Harbor, if the attack on Pearl Harbor had included such devastating weaponry as Giant Exploding Pegs and Hot-Rodding Robot Fireballs.

ReThink Review: Battleship: Interplanetary War on Human Eardrums

Jonathan Kim | Posted 07.18.2012 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

Battleship succeeds in being big, dumb, and extremely loud, and after The Avengers, we should all be expecting a lot more.

Seeking a Perfect Victim

Jane Wells | Posted 07.17.2012 | Impact
Jane Wells

To me, she's a perfect victim, but I question who wants to watch her story? It is so grim few could stomach it. She is the ravaged face and body of the commercial sex industry in this country.