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Cinema Junkie by Beth Accomando

Death Sentence/Interview with Kevin Bacon

Cinema Junkie by Beth Accomando

The happy family in Death Sentence (Fox)

Actor Kevin Bacon has risen to stardom with films such as Diner, Footloose and Mystic River . This summer he takes on the role of a father out for revenge in Death Sentence (opening August 31 throughout San Diego) . I spoke with the Bacon at the Omni Hotel after an autograph signing at this year's Comic-Con .


Novelist Brian Garfield wrote Death Wish and Death Sentence a few years apart in the 1970s. Both deal with wealthy white men that take the law into their own hands after losing a loved one to senseless violence. In the film Death Wish , Charles Bronson became a vigilante roaming the streets of New York. But in the new film Death Sentence , Kevin Bacons character is out for a more personal kind of revenge.

October 09, 2007 at 03:07 PM
i agree -----

December 19, 2007 at 02:06 AM
kevin bacon was so damn sexy in the movie "footloose"! i couldnt get over how good looking he was. i watch that movie like every night, and i love starring at kevin like a peice of meat. i love him!

Kacy Warner
January 15, 2008 at 08:02 AM
Kevin I dindn't think you were that good of an actor!!! I liked you in The movie where Neve Camble and That Other big tited chick diked out accept where you showed off your wanger! And I thought you were stupid for foot loose but Stir of echoes was a steller performance! But this execution of this acting is fucking tits!!! Although it could have been a little more origanl I think it is one of the best movies I have seen this year! Sorry about the spelling I am drunk! Your new biggest fan A Correctional Officer!