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Mel Gibson on the way to redemption?

Mel Gibson was recently seen at the Cannes Film Festival to promote the Jodie Foster-directed "The Beaver" (watch trailer below). And I'm thinking, 'this could be the start of redemption for Gibson, a sort of "Wrestler" moment for the troubled star whose career took a nose-dive years ago after he started making anti-semitic comments in public and spouting off racial slurs on a phone conversation ... more >

Edge of Darkness

a well-worn conceit on display
Mel Gibson, Ray Winstone and Danny Huston
Directed by Martin Campbell

“Edge of Darkness” is a crowd-pleaser much like “Taken,” in that your definition of pleasing has to involve a long list of bad-guys that need to be shot by the end. This is the kind of movie Mel Gibson used to make every other time before he went all seriously religious, verbally-attacked a (jewish?) cop and became known in certain circles as “Da Fuhrer.” He returns here after eight years (his ... more >