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Sesame Workshop's 13th Annual Benefit Gala

Christy Turlington and Edward Burns - Sesame Workshop's 13th Annual Benefit Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street - New York City, New York, United States - Wednesday 27th May 2015

Christy Turlington and Edward Burns
Christy Turlington and Edward Burns
Christy Turlington and Edward Burns
Christy Turlington and Edward Burns
Christy Turlington and Edward Burns
Christy Turlington

Video - Edward Burns Talks About Family Nostalgia In Interview On 'The Fitzgerald Family Christmas'


'Saving Private Ryan' star Edward Burns is interviewed about his new movie 'The Fitzgerald Family Christmas' which he stars in as well as having written and directed. He discusses choosing the locations for the film and an upcoming sequel to his filmmaking debut 'The Brothers McMullen'.

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Premiere Of Summit Entertainment's 'Alex Cross' At The ArcLight Cinemas Cinerama Dome - Arrivals

Matthew Fox, Tyler Perry, Rachel Nichols, Edward Burns and ArcLight Cinemas - Matthew Fox, Tyler Perry and Rachel Nichols an Edward Burns Monday 15th October 2012 Premiere of Summit Entertainment's 'Alex Cross' at the ArcLight Cinemas Cinerama Dome - Arrivals

Matthew Fox, Tyler Perry, Rachel Nichols, Edward Burns and Arclight Cinemas
Matthew Fox and Arclight Cinemas
Matthew Fox and Arclight Cinemas
Matthew Fox and Arclight Cinemas
Matthew Fox and Arclight Cinemas
Matthew Fox and Arclight Cinemas

Premiere Of Summit Entertainment's 'Alex Cross' At The ArcLight Cinemas Cinerama Dome - Arrivals

Edward Burns and Marisa Quinn - Edward Burns and Marisa Quinn Monday 15th October 2012 Premiere of Summit Entertainment's 'Alex Cross' at the ArcLight Cinemas Cinerama Dome - Arrivals

Alex Cross - Trailer Trailer


Alex Cross is a homicide detective in Washington DC who comes across a series of gruesome and elaborate murders on duty. The victims look as if they've been tortured to death with a reasonable amount of skill, as if the perpetrator was an expert in inflicting pain. Cross deduces that their suspect is ex-military going by his techniques and it doesn't take long before he and the murderer, Michael 'The Butcher' Sullivan make contact. It is clear that Sullivan is deranged, believing that inflicting pain is his calling in life. In spite of any mental incapacities, however, Cross loses all sense of his own morality and indeed sanity when Sullivan targets and murders his beautiful wife on their anniversary and he sets out to track down this killer once and for all, though things do not appear as easy as he might've thought.

'Alex Cross' is the crime thriller adapted from the popular American novelist James Patterson's twelfth book on the character, 'Cross'. The movie's screenplay has been written by Marc Moss, who also wrote the previous Alex Cross-based movie 'Along Came a Spider', alongside Kerry Williamson in her writing debut. With a director like Rob Cohen ('The Fast and the Furious', 'xXx'), expect high-energy action and thrilling danger from this exciting upcoming flick set ton hit UK cinemas on November 30th 2012.

Starring: Tyler Perry, Matthew Fox, Jean Reno, Giancarlo Esposito, Rachel Nichols, Edward Burns, John C. McGinley, Yara Shahidi, Chad Lindberg, Cicely Tyson, Carmen Ejogo, Stephanie Jacobsen and Ingo Rademacher

Friends With Kids Review


Excellent
With a hilariously smart script and a terrific cast, this romantic comedy rises far above the pack, engaging us emotionally and intellectually while offering some telling observations on the state of modern relationships.

Jason (Scott) and his best friend Julie (Westfeldt) are a bit horrified when their coupled pals Leslie and Alex (Rudolph and O'Dowd) and Ben and Missy (Hamm and Wiig) have children. So they decide to have a child without the baggage of a relationship, freeing them to find the right person once they're already single parents. Their baby son is adorable, and raising him brings them closer as friends while allowing them to pursue romances with the hot Mary Jane (Fox) and the sexy Kurt (Burns). But no one else is buying it.

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2012 Tribeca Film Festival Premiere - Doggy Bags- Arrivals

Edward Burns and Tribeca Film Festival - Director Edward Burns Wednesday 25th April 2012 2012 Tribeca Film Festival premiere - Doggy Bags- arrivals

Edward Burns and Tribeca Film Festival
Edward Burns and Tribeca Film Festival

Claire Danes 2012 Tribeca Film Festival - 'Hysteria' Premiere - Arrivals

Christy Turlington, Edward Burns and Tribeca Film Festival - Christy Turlington, Edward Burns Monday 23rd April 2012 Claire Danes 2012 Tribeca Film Festival - 'Hysteria' premiere - Arrivals

Christy Turlington, Edward Burns and Tribeca Film Festival
Christy Turlington, Edward Burns and Tribeca Film Festival

Man On A Ledge Review


Grim
There's so little to this film that you've almost forgotten everything about it by the time the closing credits start to roll. It's so easy to watch that you're lulled into thinking that it's quite good, even though it's not.

Ex-cop Nick (Worthington) is only a couple of years into an excessively long prison sentence for stealing a giant diamond from a ruthless jewel magnate (Harris). But he manages to escape, positioning himself on a 21st-floor ledge above a busy Manhattan street. As the crowd gathers and cops (Banks and Burns) come to talk him down, Nick's brother Joey (Bell) and his bendy girlfriend Angie (Rodriguez) are breaking into a nearby building. Basically, it's Nick's last-ditch effort to clear his name.

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Friends With Kids Trailer


Jason and Julie are single thirty-something Manhattanites. They've been best friends since college but aren't remotely attracted to each other.

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Man On A Ledge Trailer


Nick used to be a cop, before he was jailed for stealing a diamond worth forty million dollars. Not long after he was released, he got set up by the same man he stole the diamond from. Nick climbs out of his window that's twenty stories up, intending to jump.

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One Missed Call Review


Unbearable
People are obsessed with cell phones. They talk while shopping for groceries, getting their hair done, even running on treadmills at the gym. Hell, I've seen a person talk on their cell phone while swimming in a pool. With this in mind, it isn't surprising that there's now a horror movie about ghosts traveling through cell phones. Want to witness the exorcism of a cell phone? Behold One Missed Call.

The cell phone-jumping ghost plays by unique rules. Sometimes, it's a physical creature and attacks people like the ghost from The Ring. Other times, it causes fatal freak accidents like the ghost in Final Destination. Often, it finds victims by searching through the former victim's cell phone address book. It gives a few days notice by leaving a post-dated voicemail of the victim's voice right before death. The ghost is kind enough to leave red candies in the deceased's mouth, too.

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The Groomsmen Review


Weak
There's something oddly lovable, if not embarrassingly earnest and overdone, about Edward Burns' The Groomsmen. It's another in a long line of what has become the reprehensible pre-wedding jitters comedy, but it also doubles as a buddy comedy, the reunion type. Artistic substance? Not here, buddy. Prophetic insight? Wrong door. The Groomsmen revels in its charming simplicity.

Ed Burns, again taking mainstay as actor, director, and writer, plays Paulie, a Long Island worker who is preparing for a wedding and to become a father. His fiancée (Brittany Murphy) is wondering why he can't be nice to her anymore and he's wondering what he should expect from fatherhood and a wife. His best friend Des (a surprisingly strong Matthew Lillard) is a father of two and feels it's the only good thing he's done with his life. His brother Jimbo (Donal Logue) thinks he's making a huge mistake, and his cousin Mike (Jay Mohr, doing the lovable idiot routine) just wants to find a girl so he can be like the rest of the guys. Then there's their long lost buddy T.C. (John Leguizamo) who arrives under hushed circumstances, having not been back in Long Island for a considerable amount of time.

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A Sound Of Thunder Review


Terrible
The best thing that can be said for the embarrassing A Sound of Thunder is that at least it presupposes an audience whose belief in evolution is ironclad, sadly a minor triumph in these increasingly Scopes monkey trial-like times.

Adapted with sub-simian grace from the iconic Ray Bradbury story, the film puts us in the year 2055, where a Chicago firm called Time Safari takes wealthy, bored men back in time and hunt dinosaurs. The trick here is that Bradbury - prefiguring all the great time travel paradox stories and films to follow - realized one couldn't just do this without creating massive complications further down the time pipeline. So Time Safari has its hunters walk through the 65-million-year-old jungle on a pathway suspended above the ground, with the strict dictum not to touch anything, never step off the path and not to bring even the most microscopic thing back with them. And the dinosaur that they "hunt" (over and over again) has been selected for the fact that it's going to die anyway, bare seconds after the safari team shoots it. Thusly the time continuum remains unchanged and everybody's happy.

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Looking For Kitty Review


Grim
In the director's notes included with the DVD of Looking for Kitty, Edward Burns remarks about how easy it is to shoot a film on a low budget, using digital video, existing locations, and the like. You don't even need to write a script!

Well just because you can do these things doesn't mean you should, and sure enough Looking for Kitty is the type of movie that rank amateurs usually turn in, an undercooked affair that doesn't offer any emotional response and which could have used a whole lot of vetting from people who weren't attached to a singular idea. It's nowhere near Burns' best work. I dare use a word I try to avoid in film criticism: It's just boring.

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