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Everybody cut, everybody cut - 'Footloose'

...Picture1 hour, 53 minutesWhen Kevin Bacon rolled into town in 1984's...Wormald isn't half the actor Kevin Bacon is. Bacon had an advantage - he wasn't competing with the memory of Kevin Bacon. That's the tricky thing about...

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Movie review: Here's the dirt on the 'Snitch'

...it - someone who would seem as though going up against drug dealers was a terrifying proposition. That's why the Kevin Bacon "Death Sentence" is so much better than it should be - Bacon's character seems so out of place in that dark world...

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Bacon stays crisp in 'Sentence'

...weekend, giving me the opportunity to take advantage of all the options the big city has to offer, I decided to go see Kevin Bacon's latest, "Death Sentence," a virtual remake of the 1970s' classic "Death Wish," filmed in the style of a...

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'Brave' performances right, message wrong

...love for Foster) would be similarly disappointed with the audience reaction to this film. It's strange to say, but Kevin Bacon's gore-filled, gratuitously violent "Death Sentence," though a lesser film in almost every way, nails its conclusion...

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Going back makes new X-Men truly first class

...depicting Eric Lehnsherr (Magneto) and a particularly evil Nazi named Sebastian Shaw, played with gleeful villainy by Kevin Bacon. We are also treated to childhood sequences of the-yet-to-become-professor Xavier and of young Mystique, the...

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Trip to the video store nets a pair of winners

...know a lot about, actually, which was one reason I was excited to see the movie. In a bizarre six-degrees-of-Kevin-Bacon kind of way, the events in Carthage directly impacted my life. My wife, not yet a teacher, was just finishing her...

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'Darkness' goes over the edge

...acting. I kept thinking of other movies I'd seen about vengeance-mad fathers; Sean Penn in "Mystic River" or Kevin Bacon in "Death Sentence," a movie that's not great but 10 times as emotionally affecting as "Darkness." As well...

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X-Men: First Class

Now Playing Synopsis: Set in the era before Professor Charles Xavier and Erik Lehnsherr became mortal enemies as Professor X and Magneto, respectively, director Matthew Vaughn's X-Men: First Class follows the two former allies as they lead a powerful team of mutants on a mission to save the planet from nuclear annihilation. Charles (James McAvoy) and Erik (Michael Fassbender) were just young men when it began to appear as if the world was careening toward destruction. As the Doomsday Clock ticks faster toward midnight, the time comes to take action. Realizing they could use their unique powers to avert a global thermonuclear war during the Bay of Pigs crisis, the two powerful mutants launch an intense recruitment campaign with the support of Dr. Moira MacTaggert (Rose Byrne) and the CIA. Before long, Charles and Erik have assembled a crack team that includes Mystique (Jennifer Lawrence), Banshee (Caleb Landry Jones), Beast (Nicholas Hoult), Angel (Zoe Kravitz), Havok (Lucas Till), and Darwin (Edi Gathegi). Meanwhile, the malevolent Sebastian Shaw (Kevin Bacon) plots to plunge the world into war with the help of villainous mutants Riptide (Alex Gonzalez), Azazel (Jason Flemyng), and Emma Frost (January Jones). In the process of saving humanity, however, Charles and Erik clash, setting the stage for Professor X to lead the X-Men in the fight for good as Magneto and the Brotherhood spread chaos and destruction on a global scale. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Kevin Bacon, Rose Byrne, Jennifer Lawrence Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Jayne Mansfield's Car

Now Playing Synopsis: Two disparate families from opposite sides of the Atlantic come together to mourn the death of the matriarch who connected them, and discover the true power of healing in this gentle period comedy-drama set in Alabama during the late 1960s, and directed by Billy Bob Thornton (Sling Blade). Robert Duvall, John Hurt, Kevin Bacon, Frances O'Connor, Ray Stevenson, and Ron White co-star. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Billy Bob Thornton, John Hurt, Kevin Bacon, Robert Duvall, Robert Patrick Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

R.I.P.D.

Now Playing Synopsis: A hotshot detective who was killed in the line of duty joins a supernatural police force that protects the living from the malevolent souls who have escaped judgment in this adaptation of the popular Dark Horse comic book. Nick Walker (Ryan Reynolds) was a cop with a reputation for getting a results when he was brutally gunned down during a violent raid. The next thing Nick knew, he was sitting in the headquarters of the Rest in Peace Department -- a supernatural police force tasked with arresting lost souls who are hiding out on Earth. His new partner Roy Pulsifer (Jeff Bridges) is a veteran sheriff with a knack for spotting a fugitive soul in disguise. Now Roy and Nick are about to face a menace that threatens to upset the ethereal balance between the physical world and the supernatural realm, and should they fail in maintaining that balance Earth will be flooded with a wave of very angry -- and very powerful -- lost souls. Kevin Bacon, Mary-Louise Parker, and Stephanie Szostak co-star. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Jeff Bridges, Ryan Reynolds, Kevin Bacon, Mary-Louise Parker, Stephanie Szostak Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

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