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Movie review: 'Lone Survivor' paints an honest, even portrait

...might be tempted to dismiss it as one of any number of Mark Wahlberg throw-away action movies. Don't get me wrong, the best kind of throw-away action movies are Mark Wahlberg throw-away action movies. "Shooter" is one of my...
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Reeling It In: This comedy really tries hard

...Guys," where Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg engage in an extended and serious...depressed partner Terry, played by Mark Wahlberg, is just about to go off the...Allen apologizes later. Mark Wahlberg, on the other hand, is not typically...
Reeling it in: Have some time off? The movies are on

...took in "The Gambler," the tense drama from "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" director Rupert Wyatt, starring Mark Wahlberg in yet another proving his formidable acting chops. Ostensibly a film about a man desperate to get out from under...
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How to make a politically incorrect movie without trying

...them is downed, killing another 16 Americans. The only survivor is a SEAL named Marcus Luttrell, who is played by Mark Wahlberg and wrote a book about the mission. None of this is remotely controversial material. How could anyone be offended...
Sebold to be keynote speaker at writers' conference

...really wanted."In 2009, "The Lovely Bones" was produced as a film, directed by Peter Jackson, and starring Mark Wahlberg, Rachel Weisz, Susan Sarandon and Stanley Tucci. Sebold saw it once, at its premiere for the royal family in England...

...opened the weekend prior to the year's biggest debut with $100 million. The movie, with a rebooted cast led by Mark Wahlberg, dropped considerably (63 percent) in its second week of release despite relatively little competition.Overseas...
'The Fighter' has shining script, direction

...about one guy; "The Fighter" is the story of two. Mark Wahlberg is Mickey Ward, a reasonably talented welterweight...script, but because of a stellar group of actors. Mark Wahlberg turns in yet another nuanced performance, proving that...
Straight ?Shooter?: Movie hits the mark

...out of favor, but it is possible for it to go horribly wrong -- see (or don?t) ?The Marine.? Lucky for us, Mark Wahlberg and director Antoine Fuqua don?t go down that path and instead offer up a perfectly workable entry into the genre...
No need to smuggle 'Contraband' this bad, can it? I like Mark Wahlberg. What is going on!?" Five...but how can that be? It has Mark Wahlberg in it." And you'll rent amateur-hour. Without Mark Wahlberg as a producer, I'm not sure...
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Less pain, more to gain from this Bay film

...judgement. One, the trailer looks both funny and kind of bonkers, kind of like a Carl Hiaasen novel. Two, I love both Mark Wahlberg and Dwayne Johnson, two actors who tend to elevate whatever project they're in, often by being surprisingly funny...
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