Fishburne plays a notorious mobster temporarily incarcerated on New Year's Eve at Precinct 13, a soon-to-close police station. As a rogue gang tries to free him, a cop (Hawke) must command a crew of policemen and prisoners to defend the station.
You can bring home three action-packed Universal titles home in high definition this July. Alpha Dog, Assault on Precinct 13 and In Bruges will all make their Blu-ray debuts on July 13. We don't have any pricing details for these titles as of yet, but you can take a look at the cover art and special features for each title below.
In the sprawling, privileged neighborhoods around L.A., bored teenagers with too much time and too much money string one hazy day into another, looking for the next thrill--doing suburban imitations of the thug life they idolize from rap music, video games and movies. When you're living without any consequences, anything can happen. And in the hot California summer six years ago, something did.Read More
May is going to be a big HD-DVD month for Universal.
According to The Digital Bits, the studio recently announed two more waves of DVD titles for the month.Read More
Movie PictureIn honor of this week's release of the action thriller, Assault on Precinct 13, we're giving away some spectacular prizing from the film!
2 lucky readers will be chosen at random to receive a copy of the film on DVD, the film's soundtrack, as well as a specialty branded Assault on Precinct 13 assault vest.Read More
According to The Hollywood Reporter, 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment has become the third major studio to say it will release movies for Sony's PlayStation Portable, fueling sentiments that the hot new game machine will become the dominant hand-held device for watching movies.
Two other majors, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment and Buena Vista Home Entertainment, already are onboard, as are mini-major Lions Gate Entertainment and independent Geneon Entertainment. Universal Studios Home Entertainment also is expected to release Universal Media Disc-format movies by summer, with an initial slate that sources say likely will include The Chronicles of Riddick, Assault on Precinct 13 and Van Helsing.Read More
Ethan Hawke takes aim in Assault on Precinct 13
Press conferences are usually quite boring and this one was a real snoozer. Ethan Hawke bombarded by stupid questions. That's the problem with press conferences, every journalist has an agenda and sometimes they're very different. I've mercifully cut out Hawke's opinion of the Asian Tsunami and the artful dodging of personal questions. In reference to Hawke and wife Uma Thurman splitting up last year. I just wish someone had the cojones to say, "You must really be a pimp to dump Uma Thurman for greener pastures". But there was a high point when a fellow web writer asked about the comparison between Denzel Washington and Laurence Fishburne. Hawke replies, "I wonder how Laurence and Denzel would feel to be compared to each other, because they're just both black actors". You have to love that.Read More
Movie Picture We've gotten a hold of the first poster image as well as some new photos from the upcoming crime drama, Assault on Precinct 13, starring Laurence Fishburne and Ethan Hawke.
Fishburne plays a notorious mobster temporarily incarcerated on New Year's Eve at Precinct 13, a soon-to-close police station. As a rogue gang tries to free him, a cop (Hawke) must command a crew of policemen and prisoners to defend the station.Read More