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  1. DVD Previews 'Taken' franchise comes to satisfying endRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Home

    "Taken 3" : Written by series creators Luc Besson and Robert Mark Kamen and directed by French action workhorse Olivier Megaton, the finale of the "Taken" franchise dutifully cleaves to the contours of a well-established and viscerally satisfying formula, which dictates a brief introduction to the sleepily domestic life of retired CIA operative Bryan Mills , followed by 75 minutes or so of frenetic action triggered by some attack on and/or abduction of a loved one. Here it is not an act of kidnapping that sets our hero off, as in the first two films, but the murder of his ex-wife , for which Bryan has been framed.

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  2. Movies-TVDVD: 'Taken 3a and a Cakea lead week's new releasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Press-Enterprise

    "Taken 3" : The big question I have after three "Taken" movies is why would anyone want to be anywhere near Liam Neeson's character? Bad things happen to him. He must have walked under a ladder then used it to cross a black cat and then opened an umbrella indoors.

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  3. Coachella 2015: Are Kanye West tix, iPhones worth wristband in trade?Read the original story

    18 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... for a GoPro camera (decent ones run for about $200)? Sounds like a good enough deal. Tickets to Hot Since 82's Taken LA. Now, this sounds like a winner . Hot Since 82's event is an "illegal" rave inspired by "Taken," the 2009 Liam Neeson blockbuster ...

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  4. Liam Neeson reveals his fight scene secretRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | ContactMusic.com

    The 62-year-old actor - who starred as ex-covert operative Bryan Mills in the 'Taken' franchise - has revealed he lacks the stamina needed to film action scenes more than three times. Reflecting on his experience of filming action movies, Liam told 'El Hormiguero': ''Each shot depends on lot of things but at the third, I'm exhausted, so we try not to repeat each scene more than three times.

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  5. Movie Review: Run All NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Iol.co.za

    ... slab of amped-up urban mayhem he's found to perpetuate his rugged-leading-man-of-a-certain-age success now that the Taken series has run its course. Playing a longtime Brooklyn hitman who gets to take down a few more baddies during a long night's ...

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  6. Family Time: An often-overlooked childproofing taskRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Pocono Record

    ... certification by an independent laboratory (such as UL, CSA, ETL). Synopsis: Liam Neeson is back in another “Taken” movie, and if you enjoyed the first two, you'll find this one entertaining as well. Synopsis: Everyone needs a little ...

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  7. New Blu-ray releases for April 21, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Examiner.com

    On Tuesday, April 21, various movie and television studios will release a plethora of new titles on Blu-ray. From crowd-pleasing action thrillers such as Taken 3 to old-school comedy movies starring The Three Stooges , there's bound to be something on Blu-ray for every cinematic taste.

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  8. 'Taken' director to helm 'Clan of the Cave Bear' TV adaptationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    From Paris With Love and Taken director Pierre Morel has signed on to direct the pilot for Lifetime's television adaptation of The Clan of the Cave Bear , EW has confirmed. The show, based on Jean M. Auel's children's series by the same name, takes place over 25,000 years ago and focuses on the blond-haired, blue-eyed Ayla who gets adopted by a band of cave dwellers.

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  9. Morel, McG To Helm New Series PilotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Dark Horizons News

    Filmmaker Pierre Morel ("Taken") will direct the Lifetime drama pilot "The Clan Of The Cave Bear" for Fox 21 TV Studios, Lionsgate TV, Imagine TV and Allison Shearmur Prods. The work is based on the first book of Jean M. Auel's Earth's Children ...

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  10. Pierre Morel To Direct Lifetime Pilot 'The Clan of the Cave Bear'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Deadline

    Taken helmer Pierre Morel will direct the Lifetime drama pilot The Clan of the Cave Bear , from Fox 21 TV Studios, Lionsgate TV, Imagine TV and Allison Shearmur Prods. Based on the first book of Jean M. Auel's Earth's Children series, The Clan of the Cave Bear takes place at a time in prehistory more than 25,000 years ago when Neanderthals shared the Earth with the first early modern humans and a band of cave dwellers adopt blond and blue-eyed Ayla a child of the "Others."

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  11. MIPTV: Tandem Teams With BBC, '24' Producer on 'Lionhearts'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... Crusade of 1191-92, when King Richard I launched his campaign to seize Jerusalem. Pierre Morel , director of the first Taken film, is attached to helm the first two episodes of the series. The period drama plays to the obvious strengths of the BBC. ...

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  12. MOVIESRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... him eight years later when he finds himself on a hit list. Directed by Pierre Morel of the guilty pleasure thriller Taken, this one comes with a heavy layer of social consciousness courtesy of Penn, resulting in a film that's heavy on the guilt and ...

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  13. Does the Mobile Hit Game Clash of Clans Solve a Human Need in China?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Forbes.com

    ... numbers say you probably did. featured the gravel-voiced Irish thespian self-parodying his popular character from the Taken franchise, swearing vengeance upon "BigBuffetBoy85" after watching his disastrously unsuccessful in-game defenses crumble. ...

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  14. Old action heroes die hardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Iol.co.za

    ... an ex-mercenary who becomes a target of a hit squad in The Gunman. Director Pierre Morel was responsible for the first Taken movie as well as From Paris with Love (okay, that didn't work as well for John Travolta as that first film did for Neeson). ...

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  15. Movie Review: The GunmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Iol.co.za

    ... abandon. After all, Morel is the man who helped resuscitate Liam Neeson's career with the surprise 2008 hit Taken. But anyone taking a cue from that mid-career resurrection may want to consider the recent box office take of Cinderella, which soundly ...

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  16. Video: This is the heart-warming moment when woman with six sons finds out gender of her next childRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | The Daily Record

    ... nge and starts screaming "Oh my God, oh my god!" ACTRESS Maggie Grace demonstrated on US TV why being friends with her Taken co-star Liam Neeson has some great benefits when it comes to dealing with ex-boyfriends.

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  17. Have no fear! Watch these superhero shows to prep for Daredevil premiereRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Cult of Mac Blog

    ... series) brings his kinetic sensibilities to this admittedly silly story. And remember that this was 18 years before Taken , so it was actually kind of surprising to see Liam Neeson killing a bunch of guys. If all that gunplay and Neeson-ing has you ...

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  18. Is Vladimir Putin waving at these drivers in Russia? Watch funny clip ...Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 9 | The Daily Record

    ... sody and The Beautiful People by Marilyn Manson. ACTRESS Maggie Grace demonstrated on US TV why being friends with her Taken co-star Liam Neeson has some great benefits when it comes to dealing with ex-boyfriends.

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  19. You won't be too taken by 'Run All Night'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | New Canaan News-Review

    Now that the "Taken" series has run its course, Liam Neeson is back with "Run All Night," an action-packed saga of an aging enforcer for the Brooklyn mob, a tough guy once known as "The Gravedigger." "I've done some terrible things in my life," admits conscience-stricken Jimmy Conlon , an alcoholic loner whose estranged son Mike is a family man with two daughters and a third child on the way.

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  20. Fox Reveals 'Grudge Match' Poster for 250th Episode of Family Guy ft Liam NeesonRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 7 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... May 3rd (9:00-9:30 PM ET/PT) . The episode features a guest voice appearance by Liam Neeson ("Run All Night," the "Taken" franchise) At left, check out the special "Grudge Match" Poster! "I have played a lion in three separate films. Peter Griffin ...

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