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In the novels of Tom Clancy, Jack Ryan is a former marine turned CIA analyst turned politician, a capable (if not particularly deep) hero and mouthpiece for Clancy’s political and military viewpoints. Although he thrived on the page (even becoming president at one point), his on-screen career has been a little less consistent. Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit is the fifth film about the character, but Chris Pine is the fourth… Continue reading Ranking the Jack Ryan Films and Their Actors, from 'Hunt for Red October' to 'Shadow Recruit'

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The new year gets off to a busy start this week with awards ceremonies (Golden Globes, Critics’ Choice), awards nominations (Oscars) and the opening of the Sundance Film Festival, which is arguably the nation’s most important and recognizable film festival. Not only that but we’ve got tons of news surrounding J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars sequel, as well as all sorts of rumors and casting announcements… Continue reading Listen: Big 'Star Wars' and Superhero-Movie News, Plus: All the Buzz on 'Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit'

People have been complaining a lot about the recent action-movie titling trend that forgoes any sense of specific flavor and instead just presents the main character’s full name. It’s a curious marketing choice, to be sure, but there really aren’t as many offenders as you might think. A lot of them do seem to start with the letter “J,” though.

With the release of this week’s Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (a title… Continue reading Who Wins in a Battle of the Titular Action Heroes: 'Jack Ryan,' 'John Carter,' 'Jack Reacher,' 'Alex Cross' or...?

[SPOILER ALERT IF YOU HAVEN'T SEEN THE LATEST AMERICAN HORROR STORY: COVEN!!!!!]

The “White Witch” finally made her much-anticipated debut last night on American Horror Story: Coven. Yes, the one and only Stevie Nicks popped up as a pal of Fiona’s and gave the Miss Robichaux ladies a little private concert. Elsewhere, Nan, Joan and (maybe?) Misty perished. Plus, Marie did an awesome thing her tongue. EW talked… Continue reading ‘American Horror Story’: Ryan Murphy talks Stevie Nicks’ debut on ‘Coven’ and which witches are actually dead — EXCLUSIVE

The war over who gets to keep the valuable $ 12 million Andy Warhol portrait of Farrah Fawcett is over.

A jury in Los Angeles ruled on Thursday that her longtime love, Ryan O’Neal, would get to keep the sketch instead of the University of Texas.

U of T brought on the lawsuit against O’Neal in 2011 in an effort to obtain the second of two Fawcett portraits sketched by the iconic artist in 1980 after the… Continue reading Big Win For Ryan O’Neal — Jury Rules He Can Keep Farrah Fawcett Portrait