LOS ANGELES - Fifth time's a charm for Bruce Willis and the Die Hard franchise. When the first one debuted back in 1988, Willis was a mere lad of 33 (and had hair). The original movie came to define the big budget studio action era and is considered a classic of the genre.
The new movie, A Good Day to Die Hard, debuts amid a heated gun debate in the U.S., population: 300 million firearms. A republican and defender of gun rights, Willis splits with those on the right who point to violent video games and movies like A Good Day to Die Hard as a major cause of gun violence.
"Films don't cause anybody to commit a crime," Willis tells reporters. "Crazy people pick up guns and aim them at other people," he added, echoing many on the right who point to lax mental health standards as a major contributor to gun violence.
The 10 worst superhero movies of all time Okay, Iron Man 3 is solidly a hit with both critics and fans. So before Man of Steel, R.I.P.D., Kick Ass 2 and Thor: The Dark World land in theatres, we thought now was a good time to take a look back at some comic book film adaptations that have missed ... Read more