Something always felt a bit out of place for me in Martin Scorsese’s brilliant “The King of Comedy”, just released on Blu-ray for the first time. I couldn’t put my finger on it but chalked it up to it being thematically ahead of its time in its investigation of the cult of personality that defines modern entertainment.
Slideshow: 4-Image Gallery From Renny Harlin’s ‘12 Rounds’ With John Cena
CHICAGO – This 4-image slideshow contains the press images for Fox’s “12 Rounds,” starring John Cena, Aidan Gillen, Ashley Scott, Steve Harris, and Brian White. Written by Daniel Kunka and directed by Renny Harlin, the film opens on Friday, March 27th, 2009.
Synopsis: “From the director of “Die Hard 2” and the producer of “Speed” comes 12 ROUNDS, starring John Cena as New Orleans Police Detective Danny Fisher. When Fisher stops a brilliant thief, Miles, from getting away with a multi-million-dollar heist, the thief’s girlfriend is accidentally killed. After escaping from prison, the criminal mastermind enacts his revenge, taunting Danny with a series of near-impossible puzzles and tasks …12 rounds…that Danny must somehow complete to save the life of his fiancee.”
You can click “Next” and “Previous” to scan through this slideshow or jump directly to individual photos with the captioned links below. All photos credited to Patti Perret and Twentieth Century Fox. All Rights Reserved.