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  • Liam Neeson’s 'Cold Pursuit' Never Quite Heats Up

    The remake of a Norwegian thriller falls flat during long absences from its star

  • ‘Cold Pursuit’ is the best thing about Liam Neeson’s horrible week

    It’s been a really no good, rotten, bad week for Liam Neeson the person. While promoting his new movie, “Cold Pursuit,” the 66-year-old actor gave one of the most boneheaded interviews ever when he told the UK’s Independent about an experience almost four decades ago when a female friend of his was raped by a

    New York Post
  • Cold Pursuit review – Liam Neeson revenge thriller leaves a bad taste

    The actor’s real-life revelation intensifies the discomfort of this violent drama about a snowplough driver hunting his son’s murderer Even without Liam Neeson’s bizarre promotional “rape revenge” anecdote, this violent movie would leave a weird taste in the mouth, lumbered as it is with odd sub-Coen, sub-Tarantino stylings. As all the world knows, Neeson caused universal embarrassment in the run-up to the film’s release by regaling an interviewer with a bizarre recovered memory, perhaps most...

    the Guardian
  • Liam Neeson’s 'Cold Pursuit' flops at box office amid controversy

    Liam Neeson’s latest has received a rather icy reception at the box office. The actor’s revenge thriller Cold Pursuit earned only $10.8 million in theaters for its opening weekend. That’s one of Neeson’s worst opening weekends ever, arguably his lowest for a modern action movie since 1990’s Darkman (1995’s historical drama Rob Roy also opened lower). Cold Pursuit is a big step down from Taken 3, which opened to $39 million in 2015. But its performance isn’t all that different from the opening of...