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Director is slapping us in the face with our own hypocrisy

...But I didn't experience the gleefully vicious variety of dark humor until 1998's "Very Bad Things," the Christian Slater laugh-riot in which a prostitute is accidentally killed during a bachelor party, and things just get worse from...

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Arts & Entertainment
Gangsters are back with 'Lawless'

...with rich and diverse characters, and tells it well. I miss a good gangster movie, like "The Untouchables" or Christian Slater's "Mobsters," which wasn't all that good a movie, but a heck of a lot of fun. Maybe "Lawless" will spark...

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Arts & Entertainment
Because guys like romance too ...

...despite the high body-count and incredibly colorful language, one of the most romantic movies I've ever seen. Christian Slater and Patricia Arquette are on the run from drug dealers, cops, crooked Hollywood producers and the mob, but they...

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Nymphomaniac: Volume I

Now Playing Synopsis: A brutalized young woman recalls her many sexual exploits to the kindly bachelor who nurses her back to health in this sexually charged drama from acclaimed director Lars von Trier. When Seligman (Stellan Skarsgård) finds Joe (Charlotte Gainsbourg) clinging to life in a darkened alley, he brings her back to his apartment, and begins tending to her wounds. Meanwhile, comfortable in the company of the benevolent stranger, Joe finds her thoughts drifting back to her youth, and her dramatic sexual awakening. A self-professed nymphomaniac, Joe's vividly erotic stories gradually reveal her to be an intensely sexual creature whose carnal appetite knows no limits. Christian Slater, Uma Thurman, Udo Kier, Connie Nielsen, and Shia LaBeouf co-star in a film featuring Stacy Martin as a young Joe. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Stellan Skarsgård, Stacy Martin, Shia LaBeouf, Christian Slater, Uma Thurman Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Bullet to the Head

Now Playing Synopsis: A cop and a killer forge a shaky partnership to find out who killed their partners in this throwback buddy action flick starring Sylvester Stallone, and directed by vet Walter Hill. Battle-scarred New Orleans hitman James Bonomo (Stallone) and his longtime partner Louis (Jon Seda) have just executed their latest hit, a cop named Hank Greely (Holt McCallany) when Louis is killed by hulking enforcer Keegan (Jason Momoa) before they can get paid. In the wake of a failed attempt on Bonomo's life as well, Keegan flees the scene, but not before his intended target gets a good look at his face. Meanwhile, Korean NYPD cop Taylor Kwon (Sung Kang) shows up in town determined to find out who killed Greely, his former partner. When Kwon tracks Bonomo down to find out who hired him, both realize that their best hope for catching their respective partners' killers is to team up. Before long, their trail of clues has led them to sleazy lawyer Marcus Baptiste (Christian Slater), who is currently caught up in some shady business dealings with the mysterious and powerful Robert Nkomo Morel (Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje) that could implicate some serious power players in Washington, D.C. Now each new move that Bonomo and Kwon make could be their last, and as the cop does his best to stay on the right side of the law, the killer uses the only tactics he knows to get results. But even if they manage to get their man, that doesn't change the fact that they'll have to deal with one another once they've taken down their target. ~ Rovi Cast: Sylvester Stallone, Kang Sung, Sarah Shahi, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Jason Momoa, Christian Slater Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Stranded (2013)

Opens Friday, Jul 26, 2013 Synopsis: A freak meteor storm cuts off communications between planet Earth and a U.S. military moon base, leaving the terrified crew completely defenseless against an extraterrestrial threat unlike anything mankind has ever seen before. As the meteors start to fall, Col. Gerard Brauchman (Christian Slater) and his crew race frantically to stabilize the lunar base. Later, as life-support systems begin to fail, shape-shifting alien spores begin multiplying all over the base. Their numbers dwindling as the attack ramps up, the few surviving astronauts quickly realize that should they fail to contain it, the alien plague will soon reach planet Earth. Now, in the darkness of space, a handful of astronauts are the only thing standing between mankind and the end of life as we know it. Brendan Fehr and Michael Therriault co-star. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Christian Slater, Brendan Fehr, Amy Matysio, Michael Therriault Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

The Power of Few

Now Playing Synopsis: One individual's actions impact the lives of many in this urban tale of religious conspiracy and interconnected lives. Christopher Walken, Christian Slater, Anthony Anderspn, and {$Moon Bloodgood star. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Christopher Walken, Christian Slater, Anthony Anderson, Jesse Bradford, Nicky Whelan, Moon Bloodgood, Q'orianka Kilcher Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Assassin's Bullet

Now Playing Synopsis: A U.S. ambassador (Donald Sutherland) recruits a retired FBI field agent (Christian Slater) to track down a dangerous vigilante who's targeting America's Most Wanted terrorists throughout Europe. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Christian Slater, Donald Sutherland, Elika Portnoy, Timothy Spall, Valentin Ganev, Mariana Stanisheva Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Soldiers of Fortune

Now Playing Synopsis: A group of thrill-seeking millionaires must fight for their lives after paying a retired Special Forces operative (Christian Slater) to take them on a dangerous mission that goes horribly awry. Sean Bean, Dominic Monaghan, Ving Rhames, and James Cromwell co-star. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Sean Bean, Dominic Monaghan, Ving Rhames, Christian Slater, James Cromwell, Colm Meaney Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Playback

Now Playing Synopsis: In Playback, a group of teenagers look into a dark chapter of their town's past and unwittingly unleash a lethal force that could destroy them. ~ Perry Seibert, Rovi Cast: Christian Slater, Ambyr Childers, Toby Hemingway, Jonathan Keltz, Jennifer Missoni Movie Details Buy Tickets Movie Review

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