(20th Century Fox | Paramount | Summit)A very slow weekend for new movies sees the opening of Paranormal Activity 4 and little else. Our senior analyst, Jeff Bock of Exhibitor Relations, thinks the latest found footage scarefest will easily win the box office, saying it's "still the hottest horror franchise around. Expect Paranormal Activity 4 to throw a frightful fit at the box office and record up to $43 million." Bock expects another new movie, Alex Cross, to finish second, but well behind...Read Full Story
John Hawkes may bare a striking resemblance to Sean Penn, especially when he's got his hair pulled back and a bit of a mustache going, but the actor's far less of a household name. Which is a shame, given he's one of the most talented stars in Hollywood. But as a man who seeks out scripts that speak to him, rather than ones that Michael Bay would produce, it may take a while for the masses to recognize his talent.
Despite his relative anonymity, the 53-year-old could walk away with an Oscar...Read Full Story
The Bottom Line Should you see it? Yes Why? A brilliant debut for a first-time director. Martha also has a killer ending. At the center of the dark and unsettling portrait of a young woman that is Martha Marcy May Marlene lies something much more sinister. The film, directed by Sean Durkin, is largely a character-study but is also an exploration of people who live on the fringes of society. These people may be out there, and scarier still, they may be trying to get in your house. Elizabeth...Read Full Story
Wondering where you've seen John Hawkes before? The actor has been in several high profile films and television shows, but usually in small roles.Hawkes is known for his portrayal of 'Bugsy' in The Perfect Storm. He also played the Jewish merchant Sol Star on the HBO series Deadwood. Hawkes was cast as 'Greg Penticoff' in season 1 of the TV series 24. He portrayed 'Dustin Powers' in the first season of the HBO series Eastbound & Down. He also had a small role on 'Lost'.Read Full Story
John Hawkes is an actor best known for his role in 'The Perfect Storm'.