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  Co-written, co-produced, and starring two-time Oscar winner Sean Penn as an aging, redemption-seeking mercenary for a multinational private security company closely modeled on Blackwater (later Xe), The Gunman, a generic, globe-trotting action-thriller, has been positioned clearly as a late-career attempt to reinvent Penn, tortured intensity personified, into an action

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Karl Urban’s chin should receive top billing in Dredd, a sci-fi action film that’s as intractable as its leading man’s jawline.  It’s the second attempt (after the 1995 Sylvester Stallone vehicle Judge Dredd) at packaging the wry, darkly ironic British comic book hero Judge Dredd as a hulking, humorless lawman

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