13 search results for Harry Hole

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    'Let The Right One In' director signs on to adapt Jo Nesbo's 'The Snowman'

    Type: Article | Date: Wednesday, Apr 30, 2014

    Tomas Alfredson will bring Detective Harry Hole to the big screen
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    Source Material: 'The Snowman' could be cold-blooded crime thriller from Scorsese

    Type: Post | Date: Tuesday, May 1, 2012

    How does the seventh book in the Harry Hole series look as a potential Hollywood thriller?
  • The Graduate - Blu-ray Disc

    Type: Event | Date: Tuesday, Jun 2, 2009

    "Just one word: plastic." "Are you here for an affair?" These lines and others became cultural touchstones, as 1960s youth rebellion seeped into the California upper middle-class in Mike Nichols' landmark hit. Mentally adrift the summer after graduating from college, suburbanite Benjamin Braddock (Dustin Hoffman) would rather float in his parents' pool than follow adult advice about his future. But the exhortation of family friend Mr. Robinson (Murray Hamilton) to seize every possible opportunity inspires Ben to accept an offer of sex from icily feline Mrs. Robinson (Anne Bancroft). The affair and the pool are all well and good until Ben is pushed to go out with the Robinsons' daughter Elaine (Katharine Ross) and he falls in love with her. Mrs. Robinson sabotages the relationship and an understandably disgusted Elaine runs back to college. Determined not to let Elaine get away, Ben follows her to school and then disrupts her family-sanctioned wedding. None too happy about her pre-determined destiny, Elaine flees with Ben -- but to what? Directing his second feature film after Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Nichols matched the story's satire of suffocating middle-class shallowness with an anti-Hollywood style influenced by the then-voguish French New Wave. Using odd angles, jittery editing, and evocative widescreen photography, Nichols welded a hip New Wave style and a generation-gap theme to a fairly traditional screwball comedy script by Buck Henry and Calder Willingham from Charles Webb's novel. Adding to the European art film sensibility, the movie offers an unsettling and ambiguous ending with no firm closure. And rather than Robert Redford, Nichols opted for a less glamorous unknown for the pivotal role of Ben, turning Hoffman into a star and opening the door for unconventional leading men throughout the 1970s. With a pop-song score written by Paul Simon and performed by Simon & Garfunkel bolstering its contemporary appeal, The Graduate opened to rave reviews in December 1967 and surpassed all commercial expectations. It became the top-grossing film of 1968 and was nominated for seven Oscars, including Best Picture, Actor, and Actress, with Nichols winning Best Director. Together with Bonnie and Clyde, it stands as one of the most influential films of the late '60s, as its mordant dissection of the generation gap helped lead the way to the youth-oriented Hollywood artistic "renaissance" of the early '70s. ~ Lucia Bozzola, All Movie Guide
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    The 9 Scariest Moments of the New One Direction Video

    Type: Article | Date: Friday, Apr 18, 2014

    "You And I" is full of scary morphs from the scary year of 1991.
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    GOTHAM ACADEMY creators talk Dungeons & Dragons and how annoying the Bat Signal is

    Type: Post | Date: Friday, Jun 19, 2015

    There's a lot more to Gotham than that guy in the bat suit.
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    'I Love You Phillip Morris' and 'Please Give' unexpected 2011 WGA nominees

    Type: Post | Date: Tuesday, Jan 4, 2011

    ESPN documentary 'The Two Escobars' makes the doc category
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    The Morning Read: Could Mickey Mouse end up starring in his first feature film?

    Type: Post | Date: Friday, Mar 25, 2011

    Plus Brian Trenchard-Smith, Harry Bosch, and the 'Don't Look Now' debate
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    Emmys 2012: 'Homeland' and 'Modern Family' dominate

    Type: Post | Date: Sunday, Sep 23, 2012

    It was a night of unexpected drama winners and repeaters everywhere else
  • Tildaswintonpt2010_home_top_story

    An epic conversation with Tilda Swinton

    Type: Post | Date: Friday, Dec 9, 2011

    The struggles of getting 'Kevin' made and how independent cinema has changed in 20 years
  • Charlizetheronmtvmovieawards2012_home_top_story

    Live blogging the 2012 MTV Movie Awards

    Type: Post | Date: Sunday, Jun 3, 2012

    'Twilight' vs. 'Hunger Games': Does anyone really win?
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