Billy Campbell as Abraham Lincoln in "Killing Lincoln" (NatGeo)

‘Killing Lincoln’ Star Billy Campbell: Daniel Day-Lewis Was Not an Influence

Steven Spielberg’s Oscar nominated “Lincoln,” starring Daniel Day-Lewis as the 16th president of the United States, tells the story of how Lincoln got the 13th Amendment, which abolishes slavery, passed. On Sunday, Feb. 17, the National Geographic Channel is telling a completely different Lincoln story, “Killing Lincoln,” from executive producers Ridley Scott and Tony Scott, […]

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Ridley, Tony Scott to Produce Documentary Based on Bill O’Reilly’s ‘Lincoln’ Book

Ridley and Tony Scott are producing a two-hour documentary based on Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard’s best-selling book “Killing Lincoln: The Shocking Assassination That Changed America Forever,” TheWrap has confirmed. The documentary will air on the National Geographic Channel, which is a joint venture between National Geographic and Fox Cable Networks. Production is due to […]

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John Travolta Speaks on “The Taking of Pelham 123”

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/The-Taking-of-Pelham-123/147405/1138183181/The-Taking-Of-Pelham-123%3A-Hostage/embed 420 355] John Travolta has a star turn as the energetic and charismatic bad guy calling himself Ryder in Tony Scott’s The Taking of Pelham 123, opposite Denzel Washington. But as we all know, he’s struggling through a personal nightmare with the loss of his son Jett in January, so he’s not taken […]

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Tony Scott’s Stoner Influence for “The Taking of Pelham 123”

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/Koyaanisqatsi/32187/804699846/Koyaanisqatsi/embed 420 355] Tony Scott’s reworking of The Taking of Pelham 123 may not seem like what you’d call a “stoner movie,” but it certainly has influence rooted there, particularly in the opening scene that eventually sets up the war of wills between transit controller Walter Garber (Denzel Washington) and the criminal calling himself […]

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New “Alien” Confirmed as a Prequel

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/Alien/11194/687415541/Alien/embed 420 355] Word has it that Carl Rinsch has been tapped to reinvigorate the Alien franchise with a prequel to Ridley Scott’s original film. Tony Scott confirmed this at the junket for The Taking of Pelham 123, saying that Rinsch is part of their production company family and they’re excited about hopefully starting […]

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