Posts tagged "wanted"

Angelina Jolie Is Too Violent For TV

A British watchdog group has deemed the TV commercial for the "Wanted" DVD release too violent because its star Angelina Jolie is pictured brandishing pistols and a shotgun. Britain's Advertising Standards Authority says the commercial "could be seen to condone violence by glorifying or glamorizing the use of guns." Universal Pictures, which released…
By: Annika Harris / March 20, 2009

We See Chick Flicks, Er, Action Movies Starring James McAvoy: Wanted

Wanted Starring Angelina Jolie, James McAvoy, Morgan Freeman, Common I was very excited to see Wanted because it stars two of my most favorite sexual beings ever: James McAvoy and Angelina Jolie. I dragged our usual "We See Chick Flicks" scribe, Lesley, out to see the movie on Friday night and needless to say, I…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 14, 2008

Frisky Quote Of The Day: James McAvoy

"I screen-tested for the movie over a year ago and they never gave me the part. Then, it was about seven months later when they went, Look, we’ve been trying to find someone who’s muscle-y who looks good and all that, but it just didn’t work with someone like that.... Could you come and do…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 10, 2008

Even If Wanted Is No Good, We Still Want To See It

Angelina Jolie hasn't signed on for a movie that didn't suck for years (except, maybe, A Mighty Heart and, of course, Mr. & Mrs. Smith), but I really hope that Wanted will be an exception. James McAvoy. Actually using his sexy brogue. Guns. Violence. Assassins. Morgan Freeman narrating. A sex scene that even from the…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 28, 2008