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Blu-ray Review: 'Savages: Unrated Edition'

11/13/2012 10:00am EST
Three way love, beach front homes and mind altering substances – welcome to the drug business Oliver Stone style. Follow us as we check out his latest flick out on Blu-ray "Savages: Unrated Edition" hitting shelves Nov.13 from Universal Home Entertainment. The review of all thrills and kills begins below.

Title: "Savages" (Unrated Edition)

Grade: 2 1/2

Cast: Taylor Kitsch, Blake Lively, Aaron Johnson

Director: Oliver Stone

Rating: Unrated

Runtime: 142 minutes

Release Company: Universal Home Entertainment


The Flick: "Savages" has some very mem...

Check Out Blake Lively In Oliver Stone's 'Savages,' On DVD Blu-ray & More Nov. 13

11/10/2012 7:00am EST
Oscar-winning director Oliver Stone adapts author Don Winslow's best-selling novel into the all-star ensemble crime drama "Savages" about a pair of peaceful, Laguna Beach marijuana dealers who are targeted for extortion by the ruthless Mexican Baja cartel.

Ben (Aaron Johnson) is a devout Buddhist and dedicated philanthropist, and his best friend Chon (Taylor Kitsch) is a former mercenary who trained as a Navy SEAL. They may not seem like major drug dealers, but together they make a comfortable living selling top-quality marijuana. And they share more than just a profitable business; their ...

'Spider-Man' Takes Top Spot At Box Office; Doesn't Do As Well As Predecessors

7/9/2012 8:56am EDT
The Amazing Spider-Man
Earning $65 million, "The Amazing Spider-Man" swung into first place at the box office over the weekend. The film, starring Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone, opened to positive reviews on Tuesday and made a record-breaking $7.5 million in midnight ticket sales.

The film earned a total of $140 million over its six-day opening, less than the three previous films from the franchise. The first "Spider-Man" (2002) made $144.2 million in its six-day start, and "Spider-Man 2" (2004) made $180.1 million. "Spider-Man 3" (2007) took home a respectable $176.2 million.

Mark Wahlberg's "Ted" dropped to...

Review: 'Savages' Is Vintage Oliver Stone...Gory, Violent And SO Good

7/8/2012 11:22am EDT
"Savages," directed by the always unpredictable Oliver Stone, has something for everyone...Well almost everyone...Beautiful Califronia beaches, great scenery, beheadings, intense brutal over the top violence, hot sex, three way sex, and...

Some of the best pot grown in the U. S. and her borders.

'Savages' is based on the best selling novel by Don Winslow. He, along with Shane Salerno and Oliver Stone wrote this electrifying script.

Ben (Aaron Johnson) is a peace loving Buddist. He likes to spend his spare time helping the children in undeveloped countries. His BFF is quite the opposite ...

Blake Lively Does It Again; Looks Radiant In Yellow At 'Savages' Premiere

6/28/2012 10:00am EDT
Blake Lively
Blake Lively is on a whirlwind press tour this week for her new film "Savages." She has been promoting her movie and showing off her amazing fashion sense at the same time.

On Wednesday she attended the film's New York premiere looking lovely in a low-cut bright yellow dress. She paired the look with turquoise earrings and bracelets and a long braid, which she draped over her shoulder.

On Monday Blake wore a stunning strapless Zuhair Murad couture tan and black gown for the film's Hollywood premiere. On Tuesday she appeared on "The Late Show With David Letterman" in a pretty white, low-cu...

All Eyes Were On Blonde Bombshell Blake Lively At The 'Savages' Premiere

6/26/2012 11:00am EDT
Blake Lively Savages premiere
Blake Lively channeled old Hollywood at the premiere of "Savages" in Los Angeles yesterday. The star looked a bit like Veronica Lake with her blonde wavy hair in a Zuhair Murad couture tan and black gown.

The film centers on a pair of peaceful, Laguna Beach marijuana dealers who are targeted for extortion by a ruthless Mexican Baja cartel. Lively plays Ophelia, a hippie involved in a three-way relationship.

The 24-year-old actress recently opened up about her awkward first few days on set, which involved sex scenes with co-stars Taylor Kitsch and Aaron Johnson. She told Entertainment Ton...

John Travolta & Kelly Preston Couldn't Keep Their Hands Off Each Other At 'Savages' Premiere

6/26/2012 8:32am EDT
John Travolta & Kelly Preston
John Travolta is having a bad year. A third male masseur recently stepped forward claiming the actor sexually assaulted him. The cruise ship steward alleges the actor exposed himself during a massage in 2009.

This comes on the heels of lawsuits from two other masseurs who claimed the star acted inappropriately; they consequently dropped their cases. Some have speculated the actor paid them off to avoid further public scrutiny.

Despite the legal drama, Travolta and his wife Kelly Preston were all smiles and very affectionate at the "Savages" premiere in Los Angeles yesterday. The couple, w...

Blake Lively Opens Up About Her Three-Way Sex Scenes In 'Savages'

6/19/2012 9:24am EDT
Blake Lively's first day on the set of Savages was a raunchy one - she shot sex scenes with actors Taylor Kitsch and Aaron Johnson.

The actress tackles one of her grittiest roles to date in Oliver Stone's new crime thriller, playing Ophelia, a hippie who is in a three-way open relationship.

The Gossip Girl beauty quickly became acquainted with her male co-stars - Stone began the shoot by ordering her to strip off for an onscreen romp.

She tells Entertainment Tonight, "The first three days were all of our sex scenes. But the good news is if you're not comfortable with each other after ...

Salma Hayek Shows Off Her Curves At The Goya Awards

2/20/2012 1:00pm EST
Salma Hayek
Salma Hayek looked dazzling in dark purple at the Goya Awards in Madrid, Spain, on Sunday.

Her recent film, "Puss In Boots," is available on DVD and Blu-ray tomorrow. Swashbuckling feline Puss in Boots (Antonio Banderas) fights to save his town with the help of Kitty Softpaws (Hayek) and Humpty Dumpty (Zach Galifianakis).

She stars in several upcoming films, including "Savages," "Pirates! Band of Misfits" and "Here Comes the Boom."

Check out more pics of the curvaceous actress...

Salma Hayek Had To Talk Tough To Win 'Savages' Role

10/6/2011 2:56pm EDT
Salma Hayek
Actress Salma Hayek had to prove she was tough enough to play the head of a drug cartel in Oliver Stone's upcoming movie Savages, because the director feared motherhood had turned her "all soft".

The Frida star has scaled down her work load since becoming a mother to four-year-old daughter Valentina and settling down with her husband Francois-Henri Pinault, and her comfortable home life had Stone worried she wasn't right for the leading role in the crime thriller.

Hayek tells Redbook magazine, "I'm playing the queen of a drug cartel in an Oliver Stone film. He asked if I'd gone 'all sof...