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Watch: Liam Neeson is Accused of Murder in ‘Taken 3′ AKA ‘Tak3n’ Trailer

Liam Neeson is back for Taken 3, officially titled Tak3n!

From the film’s first trailer, it looks like Liam’s being accused of murder! Liam returns as ex-CIA agent Brian Mills for the third installment of the Taken franchise. When Brian’s ex-wife Lenore (Famke Janssen) is found dead, he’s blamed for the murder. Check…

Jess Cohen | September 30, 2014 - 4:00 pm

‘Frankenweenie,’ ‘Taken 2’ and ‘Archer: Season 3’ Hit HD

The first few weeks of the year are always a little rough for Blu-ray collectors. While niche distributors like Criterion consistently issue appealing catalogue titles, new releases worth buying are few and far between, thanks in no small part to the window between films’ theatrical run and arrival on home video. (Most of the movies…

Todd Gilchrist | January 15, 2013 - 10:00 pm

Mark Wahlberg Is An ‘American Desperado’; Garrett Hedlund Set for ‘Tron 3′

Someone forgot to tell Mark Wahlberg that the end of the year is for winding down. Earlier this week, he announced plans to produce a thriller about “hacking”, and now he is set to star and produce Paramount new drug trafficking thriller. American Desperado, based on the book American Desperado: My Life as a Cocaine

Phil Pirrello | December 14, 2012 - 5:15 pm

Buzz at the Box Office: ‘Skyfall’ Soars, ‘Iron Fists’ Falls (VIDEO)

Buoyed by positive reviews and an international haul that is quickly reaching record numbers, the latest installment in the James Bond franchise, Skyfall, won the weekend’s box office with a gross of $87.8 million dollars.

With a domestic total of $90 million, the film’s worldwide grosses have already reached $518.6 million — making…

Todd Gilchrist | November 12, 2012 - 8:15 pm

Buzz at the Box Office: ‘Argo’ Keeps Going, Audiences Blow Off ‘Cloud Atlas’ (VIDEO)

Ben Affleck is no doubt pleased with the continued success of his third directorial effort: Argo, his chronicle of the 1979 Iran hostage crisis, landed the Number 1 spot at the box office with another $12 million in ticket sales.

The film has earned $60.7 million in just three weeks of release, recouping…

Todd Gilchrist | October 29, 2012 - 8:11 pm

Buzz at the Box Office: ‘Taken 2’ Keeps Truckin’, ‘Argo’ Arrives at No. 2

After eviscerating its competition with an opening-weekend haul of $49.5 million, Taken 2 continues to pummel all comers in its second weekend with another $21.8 million in receipts.

Meanwhile, Ben Affleck’s third outing as a director, Argo, squeaked into the No. 2 spot with an impressive $19.5 million.

Hotel Transylvania, on…

Todd Gilchrist | October 15, 2012 - 6:18 pm

Buzz at the Box Office: ‘Taken 2’ Finds and Kills Audience, ‘Frankenweenie’ Fizzles

No matter how mixed critics were about the follow-up to the 2009 left-field blockbuster Taken, audiences responded unanimously: They want to see Liam Neeson mess people up in foreign countries.

Taken 2 scored only a 19 percent fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes, but the film took in a weekend haul of $49.5 million,…

Todd Gilchrist | October 8, 2012 - 11:53 pm

‘Taken 2′: Liam Neeson Fights Revengeful Foes in New Trailer (VIDEO)

High-speed car chases, mind-blowing blasts, good-guy-bad-guy showdowns — it all goes down in the Taken 2 trailer.

In the sequel to 2009’s action-packed Taken, Liam Neeson reprises his role of Bryan Mills, a butt-kicking retired CIA operative.

What does the former government agent tackle this time around?

Cory Lopez | July 31, 2012 - 11:56 am