Amber Heard

London Fields

by Alan Rapp on March 20, 2019

in Home Video

  • Title: London Fields
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London Fields DVD reviewLondon Fields is a flawed but ambitious film that struggles mightily with adapting the 1989 novel of the same name for the big screen. The film’s biggest strength is Amber Heard, cast in the role femme fatale Nicola Six who toys with men’s affections for her own selfish gratification and amusement. Despite the film’s many failings, Heard’s performance isn’t one of them nor is the cinematography of Guillermo Navarro (Pan’s Labyrinth, Hellboy II: The Golden Army, and Pacific Rim) who so lovingly frames the beautiful star on-screen. Semi-clairvoyant, Nicola knows the time and place of her death (but not the identity of her killer).

Our other main character is American novelist Samson Young (Billy Bob Thornton) in London attempting to find inspiration for one more novel. Immediately buying into her tale, Samson convinces Nicola to let the author tell her story. Like with Heard, Thornton is put to relatively good use (although the scripting of the noir voiceover fails him at times – but also provides one of the film’s more clever moments as the film pauses to allow Samson to rewrite a scene).

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Amber Heard is the cover girl for the December issue of Marie Claire. You can find the pics from her cover shoot inside.

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Amber Heard - Esquire Mexico (March 2014)

Helping promote her role in 3 Days to Kill, Amber Heard sat down for an interview and photo shoot for the March issue of the Latin America edition of Esquire. You can find the pics from her cover shoot inside.

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3 Days to Kill

by Alan Rapp on February 21, 2014

in Movie Reviews 

  • Title: 3 Days to Kill
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3 Days to KillIt would be easy to simply call 3 Days to Kill as a bad movie and move on, and I certainly wouldn’t blame anyone one for doing so. The inconsistent thriller concerning the final mission of dying spy Ethan Renner (Kevin Costner) dealing with apartment full of an extended family of squatters, reconnecting with his estranged wife (Connie Nielsen) and daughter (Hailee Steinfeld), and working for a sexy spy (Amber Heard), immediately after promising his wife he was done with the the agency, to find and kill a target known only as The Wolf (Richard Sammel), is one hell of a B-movie mess.

Costner, who has had some notable voice issues earlier this year causing him to pull out of planned appearances, could give Christian Bale‘s gruff Batman voice a run for its money with his gravel monotone performance here. Despite making assurances he’s given up the life, and without explaining to his wife and daughter how killing dozens of people where they live in Paris might come back to haunt them, Renner agrees to slowly kill his way to The Wolf and his top lieutenant The Albino (Tómas Lemarquis).

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Amber Heard covers the world

by Alan Rapp on August 24, 2013

in Books & Magazines

Amber Heard

Amber Heard is popping all over. Over the past couple of months we’ve seen the actress in cover photo shoots and interviews for both the August issue of NET-A-PORTER and the September issue of Flare Magazine, and she’s also showing up in the September issue of Elle. You can find pics from all three shoots and a behind-the-scenes video inside.

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