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Parker manages to survive and after a little legwork learns that his former associates are in Palm Beach planning a new heist that — with its reliance on such items as booby-trapped speakers, scuba outfits and a fire truck — appears to be the most complex set of maneuvers since the Allies mounted Operation Market Garden. Redirecting to /chrisparker/movie-trailer Moved Permanently. 2001? I think it would be really hard to make a straight film adaptation work, but there’s a hit cable series about a heroic serial killer. Look as a fan of Comics I have to say that Movies always never do a true adaptation of a source material. Okay, that was never going to happen, but they didn’t have to tell us ANYTHING. and to receive email from Rotten Tomatoes and Fandango. We chose FLASHFIRE as a way of introducing people to the character without doing yet another copycat of the two previous movies. How can you ever go back and do it right now? “Westlake…liked Ignon’s work and blessed the series. Movies.com > Movie Trailers > Parker. Parker (Jason Statham) is a professional thief who lives by a personal code of ethics: Don't steal from people who can't afford it and don't hurt people who don't deserve it. Lopez peaked with her music videos. Parker is one of those films that look great on paper, but when it was put to celluloid, it simply didn't deliver. And hardly anyone has seen it–it was a miserable flop, and guess what? I just hope Parker doesn’t cry in this movie. I can’t stay away. RELATED: New The Informer Trailer Debuts Ahead of November PVOD Release. Can’t we be as tough as Harry Potter fans? The instant you’ve named the character and stated this is the character from such-and-such, you’ve already allowed the readers and fans of that character to assume it will BE that character. Milon V Parker is an icon in the LGBT community as a celebrated actress, director, writer and model. A hilarious comic portrait of a young woman's struggle for integrity, happiness and … Jason Statham is game as usual, but Parker is a thoroughly generic and convoluted heist movie. There will be not set of hitmen that put Parker in the hospital, but rather the people he works with at the beginning rough him up, so that subplot’s out. It looks like they got the elements from Flashfire and shuffled them about like a deck of cards. I mean, really. He’s what existed in nature long before us humans ever cooked up our highly compromised and self-contradictory moral codes. The people backing multi-million dollar movies (as opposed to one million dollar movies?) I personally think it’s a weaker book than The Black Ice Score, but both are similar in that Westlake was deliberately making Parker do things he normally would never do–it’s an experiment. Parker TRAILER (2013) - Jason Statham, Jennifer Lopez Movie HD So what do you think their weakest selling points look like? ;-) lol. So odds are DEW would probably have given the Statham film permission, considering they intend to make sequels. Library. If they keep the mini-heists he did prior to traveling to Florida, I’ll be impressed, but I doubt he’s going to shoot a pawn shop clerk in the leg, judging from his code of ethics speech in the trailer. "Parker" proves the old adage that any movie wherein Jason Statham wearing a cowboy hat cannot be all bad. God, if the film stinks like rotten eggs, Chris is going to be insufferable! Goodfellas? ;-) lol. By opting to have your ticket verified for this movie, you are allowing us to check the email address associated with your Rotten Tomatoes account against an email address associated with a Fandango ticket purchase for the same movie. That’s exactly what I’d like to see happen–preferably on HBO, which tends to hire the best showrunning talent, give them the time and resources they need, and plenty of time to find an audience. With Jason Statham, Jennifer Lopez, Michael Chiklis, Nick Nolte. Jason Statham and Jennifer Lopez team up to get their cut in the crime thriller, PARKER, based on the series of bestselling novels by Donald E. Westlake. Be it on the printed page or on the silver screen, Parker -- and diamonds -- are a girl's (and guy's) best friend! Every film finds its audience, but that audience often turns out to be too small. Sign up. Plus, I noticed he says the “code” nonsense while he’s reassuring the “civilians” during the Heist. These types of movies are a dime a dozen. A thief with a unique code of professional ethics is double-crossed by his crew and left for dead. :[. ;-) lol, Copyright © 2021 The Violent World of Parker - All Rights ReservedPowered by WordPress & the Atahualpa Theme by BytesForAll. In the book, it was more like she wanted Parker (but a share of the loot even more), he was ready to kill her without a moment’s qualm if she became a liability, and she had to accept at the end that he wasn’t available–had never been tempted to sleep with her, because he’s not a normal guy. ;-) lol That alone is reason for me to pray to Yahweh, Jesus, Moses, Buddha, Vishnu, Allah, Zeus, etc. WE STILL HAVE JIMMY THE KID. The book would always be there for anyone who wanted to read it. And at least it looks like a good time at the movies. Jason Statham stars as a thief with a code of honor who seeks revenge on his own near-murder This video is no longer available. | Rating: 3/10 Wouldn’t have to be all unknowns, but thing about HBO is, they make a lot more stars than they borrow. So when his crew double-crosses him, Parker teams up with an unlikely partner to even the score. Under no circumstances would he work with somebody, then not give them their fair share, as long as they were straight with him. Which is exactly what I’d expect at this stage – whatever you think of Statham (I’m still a fan, though it’s been a while since he did anything really decent) his name and his movie persona is a much bigger box office draw than Parker. Statham is serviceable in the lead role, playing essentially the same gravel-voiced character he's been playing for years, and Hackford's direction lends the film a likable grittiness. The first credit after the last frame of the movie and the screen goes dark is The first Spider-Man Homecoming trailer has ... Tom Holland become the new Peter Parker, ... so hopefully Homecoming will be as much a Watts movie as it is a Marvel movie. That’s not dealing with release expenses, prints (millions of dollars to strike prints), percentage deals the actors may have that go against profits–it’s a tough biz. DEW at 70 was different and so is Parker. I’ve heard a lot of attacks on Jim Brown’s Parker, but you know what? That’s the world we live in. We are always going to be disappointed in some aspect of any adaptation with the possible exception of Darwyn Cooke’s. I think his diehard fans will be happy with it, but there ain’t that many of them out there. Cinemark They won't be able to see your review if you only submit your rating. I thought it was cynicism, but it’s really just knowing how Hollywood operates. Parker. I am encouraged by it. And I can almost say with absolute certainty DEW probably would’ve been disgusted and Statham would have been called Plummer, Porker, Pricker, or something. Directed by Clint Eastwood. Decoding Annie Parker follows the incredible, irreverent and heartwarming story of how the paths of cancer survivor Annie Parker (Samantha Morton) and geneticist Mary-Claire King (Helen Hunt) intersect. They probably have either cut out or greatly minimized the parts of the story where he’s robbing and terrorizing honest citizens. Or it could just be crap. The Parker novels are not even the kind of stories that Hollywood likes to film anymore. But opening weekends matter and we’re the only people other than diehard Jason Statham and Jennifer Lopez fans who are likely to be at all interested in seeing this film, so this is damage control, in its classic form. Whether it’ll be any good remains to be seen, unless you count being a psychic among your career skills. We like you, Jason. He’s an antihero born of a different time and the kinds of guys who diercted movies like this: Don Seigel, Sidney Lumet, Jean Pierre Melville, Jules Dassin, John Huston are all dead and gone. That’s the magic of books and radio. Nate Parker Movie Trailers From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Not because the film looks bad. Jason Statham is game as usual, but Parker is a thoroughly generic and convoluted heist movie. Movie Trailers. I think the poster strongly hints at a relationship between Parker and Leslie that will be quite different from the one in the book. If it really DOES rock, I want more. A lot of you are going to be disappointed. But no–they have to soften him up so he’ll appeal to the average boob who think Mr. Popper’s Penguins is the height of good cinema. This has been verified many times and even Trent told you this. The wire strip-search scene was but a flashback in the book, illustrating that Parker’s only interest in seeing her unclothed was to see if she was wired and that was it. For some strange reason, theater chains around the world don’t simply take all the money they make from ticket sales and send it to Hollywood (or Parker). At the moment I’m just happy that I don’t have to pay $200.00 for Butcher’s Moon anymore. Follow. Incentive Filmed Entertainment, I think making too much of the trailer was stupid of me. Discuss on our WP Forum. | Rating: 2/5 that the film is good. Current Entertainment, With Helen Hunt, Samantha Morton, Aaron Paul, Rashida Jones. Nobody tried to soften that character, nobody tried to say he had a ‘code of ethics’, and as disappointing as The Split turned out to be, it’s got the kind of cast you just can’t buy for any amount of money these days, and it takes no prisoners. “dedicated to the memory of Donald E. Westlake”. Directed by Scott Coffey. Coming Soon, Regal Just another pretty good Jason Statham movie lol. The trailer features some great, funny lines and two lead actors that look like they have plenty of chemistry. New Peter Parker Actor in Spider-Man: Miles Morales Trailer Mocked by Fans The new Peter Parker makes his first appearance in a Spider-Man: Miles Morales clip … Located south of Denver, Parker Trailers sells new and used utility, cargo, dump, horse trailers, and so much more. These guys are just attempting to sew a lot of worn-out action movie cliches onto the mangled skeletal remains of another man’s story. That's not to mention how much the movie could have been tighter, like eliminating some of the slack from the middle sections. Westlake would have been fine with the money. Submissions should come only from the actors themselves, their parent/legal guardian or casting agency. Think of all the actors now starring on Showtime who got their start on HBO–even Claire Danes was largely forgotten until the Temple Grandin movie she did for HBO, which renewed interest in her, which led to her starring role on Homeland. It really bothers him that people are like that. But you, sir, are no Lee Marvin. If we get a truly good Parker movie, great. He makes her strip in front of him. This is the usual cartoony chop-socky kind of thing he’s known for. Maybe if we are fortunate, somebody at HBO or FX or AMC or some fearless cable network will see this film, compare it to the REAL Parker as portrayed in the books and realize the potential the character has IF DONE PROPERLY AND WITH BETTER CASTING. This film should have been good, and it could have, but it's a mediocre film, which just doesn't cut it. Watch Parker movie trailers, exclusive videos, interviews from the cast, movie clips and more at TVGuide.com. Tag: Movie Trailers Movie: Parker Look at Boardwalk Empire, Dexter or the Sopranos as just 3 examples of what people are willing and wanting to watch in their own homes. Jason Statham keeps the Parker name in his film, which portrays the titular anti-hero as an honorable thief who doesn't steal from the underprivileged and refuses to harm the innocent. And thanks for not calling me an idiot, Chris;-) lol Although for someone to not consider all of the above and revise a fixed opinion may give some cause to think that person is a… never mind. Dec 14, 4:29 pm. They are obviously going to cut out or greatly minimize his crime-spree early in the book, that he mounts to finance his revenge. It looks like a fun action flick. Sex appeal was always her strongest selling point, and the actress playing Claire (or whatever they call her) is a near-unknown. Parker International Trailer Drops: It's Payback. Randomly in the future you'll come upon it late one night on Starz, watch twenty minutes or so, then change the channel. Defeats this aspiring franchise before it’s even begun. Directed by Taylor Hackford and starring Jason Statham, Jennifer Lopez, Michael Chiklis and Wendell Pierce. Not because the film looks bad. See the official website, movie poster, photos, synopsis and release date. But it’s a follow-up to a much earlier Parker novel, and links to the very last one–think of all the changes they’d have to make, all the great moments they’d cut out. They’ve clearly stayed very close to the book (Flashfire), so even though Parker isn’t really Parker, it’s still one of Parker’s adventures. Could he not just be reassuring them they won’t get hurt? And I will just bet you that the producers of EACH AND EVERY ONE of those films would defend them in exactly the same way Les Alexander does–I mean, if you went by producers, there’s never been a bad movie in the history of movies. I’d love to think this could happen, but I’m not holding my breath. If they had given us a more authentic Parker, THAT might have been different and interesting enough to invest money in a movie ticket. And has a brother? Parker Trailer Drops: Jason Statham Plays Dirty. I hadn’t read the letter because I rarely drop by the forum. And not a very successful one, but Westlake is one of our favorite writers precisely because he wasn’t content to keep repeating the same formula exactly the same way. If it’s okay to slam the people who make trailers, it’s just as okay to slam the people who make the movies those trailers promote. 'The Stath' gets to don a couple of silly costumes in the trailer for Parker, including a disguise as a grey-haired priest and a Texan playboy with a ten-gallon hat. 'American Skin': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about the Nate Parker movie. All Parker(Jason Statham) wants to do is rob the Ohio State Fair with no hiccups and nobody getting hurt and then go home to his girlfriend Claire(Emma Booth) and have hot passionate sex. And I meant what I wrote in the post. The only reason to watch this movie is to laugh at Statham's hilarious attempt at a Southern accent, and even that isn't that funny after a while. | Fresh (44) Coming Soon. I feel duped. 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