John Crowley (L) and Eric Bana on the set of Closed Circuit. (Photo courtesy of Focus Features)Irish director John Crowley's new film, Closed Circuit, is a bit of a departure for the filmmaker who brought us the sympathetic Boy A and the ensemble drama Intermission. Closed Circuit is a straight up modern thriller. Starring Eric Bana and Rebecca Hall, the film is immersed in the British legal world as a horrible act of terrorism gives way to the court system in the aftermath. The prime suspect...Read Full Story
(Pacific Coast News, Getty Images, Bauer Griffin)With only one new wide release this weekend, Playing for Keeps, our box office expert, Jeff Bock of Exhibitor Relations, doesn't expect any film to top the $10 million mark. Bock thinks Skyfall will take the number one slot with around $9.2M, ahead of Rise of the Guardians, Breaking Dawn - Part 2, Lincoln, and Life of Pi. As for Playing for Keeps? Bock expects it to flop. "Playing for Keeps isn’t the kind of film that will kick off the next box...Read Full Story
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The Bottom Line
Should you see it?
Deadfall doesn't rewrite the crime thriller genre, in fact it's a combination of a dozen films, but it's a fun ride featuring some strong performances from Bana and Wilde.
Watching Deadfall, it's impossible not to be reminded of a dozen other movies. The Counterfeiters director Stefan Ruzowitzky, who is Austrian, directs his first English-language feature and he shows a steady hand building suspense with a...Read Full Story
Getty ImagesTime Traveler’s Wife star Eric Bana wed publicist Rebecca Gleeson in 1997, and he believes laughter is the key to a successful marriage. He said: A girl’s got to be fun. It’s the one bit of advice I always give to friends of mine who are thinking of getting married. I think love can come fairly easily and grow -- but really liking the core essence of someone is a much harder thing to bottle. If you have both, you’re in pretty good shape. My wife and I really, really like each...Read Full Story
Getty ImagesEric Bana -- who plays Henry DeTamble, a man who involuntarily travels through time in The Time Traveler's Wife -- was chosen for the romantic film because of his homely nature.Director Robert Schwentke revealed: We sat down with Eric and were taken by his obvious decency. He's very grounded, a very committed family man. We felt those qualities would enrich Henry's character, because we were adamant about Henry not feeling like a victim. DON'T MISS Eric Bana Thinks Housework...Read Full Story
Eric Bana (born August 9, 1968) is an Australian film and television actor known for his roles in the films "Black Hawk Down," "Hulk," "The Time Traveler's Wife" and "Star Trek." Find more pictures, news and articles about Eric Bana here.