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  1. Half-baked stoner comedy 'American Ultra' misses its target Read MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Metro Times

    ... Vaughn ( Kick-Ass , Kingsmen: The Secret Service ), Quentin Tarantino, and even George Armitage ( Grosse Pointe Blank ) have found the right balance between gonzo violence and offbeat humor, Landis and Nourizadeh mostly flail about, awkwardly ...

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  2. 'Grosse Pointe Blank' Director George Armitage to be Honored at Oldenburg FestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Hollywood Reporter

    The festival will show a retrospective of the crime-comedy specialist, whose work includes 'Miami Blues,' 'The Big Bounce' and 'Vigilante Force.' George Armitage , a cult director of the 1970s whose career got a late boost with the 1997 crime comedy Grosse Pointe Blank , will be honored at this year's Oldenburg Film Festival with a lifetime achievement award.

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  3. Guys and Dolls, Braveheart, Grosse Pointe Blank: films on TV todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Radio Times

    A really terrific musical among whose charms is the fact that, as the gambler Sky Masterson, Marlon Brando gets to sing more songs than Frank Sinatra who was a bit good. Joseph L Mankiewicz's film about Broadway, gamblers, gangsters, low lifes and the Salvation Army was adapted brilliantly from Damon Runyan's short stories.

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  4. The English Beat to headline Spirit of the 80'sRead the original story

    Friday Aug 7 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    ... the late '90s when John Cusack, playing a depressed hitman attending his 10-year high school reunion in "Grosse Pointe Blank," makes a key turn as the song plays in the background. The soundtrack, produced by Joe Strummer of The Clash, includes this ...

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  5. TV Diary quiz: Name these John Cusack filmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 2 | Fort Wayne News-Sentinel

    ... ic controller. 5. Tim Robbins. 6. Kate Beckinsale. 7. 1986. 8. U.S. air marshal. 9. Jennifer Tilly. 10. "Grosse Pointe Blank."

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  6. Jeremy Piven 'the biggest jerk in showbiz'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... usually opposite his real-life childhood buddy John Cusack in films such as Say Anything... and Grosse Pointe Blank . But where Piven really made an impression was playing hilariously vile men, such as the promiscuous writer Jerry in The Larry ...

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  7. The best movies on Netflix and other services this week are a different kettle of fishRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | PC World

    ... for the way that guys of a certain age think and act. It's part of an unofficial trilogy-bookended by Grosse Pointe Blank and Hot Tub Time Machine -by actor/writer John Cusack and writer/director Steve Pink, about men who look to their pasts for ...

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  8. The best movies on Netflix and other services this week are a different kettle of fishRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | PC World

    ... for the way that guys of a certain age think and act. It's part of an unofficial trilogy-bookended by Grosse Pointe Blank and Hot Tub Time Machine -by actor/writer John Cusack and writer/director Steve Pink, about men who look to their pasts for ...

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  9. Azalea, NBA star Young are engagedRead the original story

    Jun 5, 2015 | Hawk Eye

    ... y. Cusack, a longtime pop music aficionado, has starred in such pop-heavy movies as "High Fidelity" and "Grosse Pointe Blank," shares the role of Wilson with Paul Dano.

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  10. Film Review: "Barely Lethal"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... happen, but where the film really shines are in moments that recall the lesser-seen 1997 cult comedy "Grosse Pointe Blank" (in which John Cusack plays a professional hitman attending his 10-year reunion). Anytime Megan is surprised or hazed by a ...

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  11. John Cusack: Obama 'Worse Than Bush'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | TheDailyBeast.com

    ... that includes teen dramas ( Sixteen Candles , Say Anythinga ), quirky comedies ( Bullets over Broadway , Grosse Pointe Blank ), and whatever you'd call Con Air , you've made up your mind one way or the other. Directed by Bill Pohlad, the film ...

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  12. John Cusack: Obama - Worse Than Bush'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | The Daily Beast

    ... that includes teen dramas ( Sixteen Candles , Say Anythinga ), quirky comedies ( Bullets over Broadway , Grosse Pointe Blank ), and whatever you'd call Con Air , you've made up your mind one way or the other. Directed by Bill Pohlad, the film ...

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  13. Dad Rock: Wakeling's (English) Beat goes onRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | WWWM-FM Toledo

    ... in the back of the book." On licensing Mirror in the Bathroom for use in a fight scene in the film Grosse Pointe Blank: "I'd only do it for John Cusack, really. ... I still more or less do refuse anything where they want to use one of the songs for ...

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  14. Welcome to The Hummingbird! Meet the Full Cast of Airline Highway, Opening Tonight on BroadwayRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... "A Different World," Anesthesia (dir. Tim Blake Nelson ), The Dark Knight, The Cider House Rules and Grosse Pointe Blank. His MTC debut, after creating the role at Steppenwolf. Broadway: August: Osage County and The Night of the Iguana at Roundabout ...

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  15. Another Liberal Hypocrite Former SNL Cast Member & Actor Dan...Read the original story

    Apr 19, 2015 | Scared Monkeys

    ... appear that Dan Aykroyd had no issue of participating and getting paid for being a hit man in the movie 'Grosse Pointe Blank' and partaking in thus "gun crazy" shooting scene. But of course, that's different. Christian Cast Member Angus T. Jones of ...

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  16. Ryan Gosling May Star In A Haunted Mansion Adaptation, Get The DetailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | Cinema Blend News

    ... back to 2001, and even then, his highest profile gigs were on the John Cusack vehicles High Fidelity and Grosse Pointe Blank . Ryan Gosling and Guillermo del Toro were recently at the SXSW film festival in Austin, Texas. They appeared on stage ...

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  17. Hank Azaria, hanging out with momRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    ... to do drama? Yeah, I usually do stuff that is kind of out there. But you could say I played serious in Grosse Pointe Blank as a kind of government assassin. And in Tuesdays With Morrie I was a normal human being, right? But I really just do what ...

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  18. Review: Aggressive Comedy Rubs Raw in 'Hot Tub Time Machine 2'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | Firstshowing.net

    ... Machine movies is Steve Pink , director of the first film and writer on modern classic comedies like Grosse Pointe Blank and High Fidelity . You would think he'd be a natural filmmaker when it comes to John Cusack and comedy, but he has to make due ...

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  19. Hot Tub Time Machine 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... of greater intelligence, ambition and quality than most ("The Sure Thing," "Tapeheads," "Say Anything," "Grosse Pointe Blank" and "High Fidelity" to name but a few) has lately been found in a string of projects so questionable that even Nicolas Cage ...

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  20. John Cusack: Kickboxing comes in handy during filmingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | The Straits Times

    ... had watched those movies and decided to pay them homage with a Hong Kong-style fight in the crime comedy Grosse Pointe Blank (1997). Hence, working with Chan on the East- meets-West period action movie Dragon Blade is "a wonderful, full circle thing ...

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