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The Bountyhunter

It's a job. It isn't personal. Well, maybe a little.
Jennifer Aniston, Gerard Butler and Gio Perez
Directed by Andy Tennant

Are you an inventor in California? Are you looking to find the Snuggie pathway to the American Dream? I have some advice. Create a Gigli detector. A what? A why? It’s obvious that celebrity power couples have a very hard time identifying cataclysmic vanity projects that will damage their career. While reading the script for 'The Bounty Hunter,' did Gerard Butler and Jennifer Aniston not notice ... more >

Rocknrolla

Reflective henchmen
Tom Wilkinson, Gerard Butler and Toby Kebbell
Directed by Guy Ritchie

With Keira Knightley and The Duchess having already knocked out the annual British costume drama quota for this fall, it is time for Guy Ritchie to show up with RocknRolla and fill the British gangster picture slot. Now the world of British filmmaking can feel complete. Take: A sweet-natured criminal in debt for a cool couple million. A crooked businessman who runs London. A druggie rock ... more >

300

An extraordinary battle, retold in epic glory
Gerard Butler, Lena Headey and David Wenham
Directed by Zack Snyder

The biggest problem with 300, Zack Snyder’s retelling of the Greco-Persian battle of Thermopylae in 480 B.C., is its audience. Or, rather, two specific segments of that audience, to wit: a) Iranians, not happy at the humiliating—for them—last stand of the 300 Spartan warriors against the Aechemenid king Xerxes’ vast army. Chatrooms have been buzzing with furious bitching, much in the spirit of the ... more >