360 search results for Joe King

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    10 big stars and their big movie mistakes

    Type: Gallery | Date: Saturday, Apr 19, 2014

    There are so, so many crappy movies in Cage's oeuvre that it's someti...
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    The Kings of Summer

    Type: Event | Date: Friday, May 31, 2013

    CBS Films is releasing this Sundance selection (which had been titled "Toy's House").
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    Los Angeles Kings at Detroit Red Wings

    Type: Event | Date: Sunday, Feb 10, 2013

    Location: Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, MI
    The Kings try to reverse their fortune against the Red Wings.
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    What To Expect When You're Expecting [DVD + Digital Copy]

    Type: Event | Date: Tuesday, Sep 11, 2012

    A hilarious and heartfelt comedy about five couples whose intertwined lives are turned upside down by the challenges of impending parenthood
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    The Shawshank Redemption - Blu-ray Disc

    Type: Event | Date: Tuesday, Nov 16, 2010

    Tim Robbins is convicted of a double murder, and sentenced to a life term at the Shawshank State Prison where Morgan Freeman picks him as the new recruit most likely to crack under the pressure
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    The Man In The Iron Mask (w/DVD)[Blu-ray]

    Type: Event | Date: Tuesday, May 11, 2010

    The three musketeers reunite to put the real Louis the XIV back in power after he is shamlessly bound and hidden by his twin brother
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    Valentine's Day - Blu-ray Disc

    Type: Event | Date: Tuesday, May 18, 2010

    A day in the life of love found and love lost on Valentine's Day
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    Valentine's Day - DVD

    Type: Event | Date: Tuesday, May 18, 2010

    A day of love found and love lost on Valentine's Day
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    The Running Man - Blu-ray Disc

    Type: Event | Date: Tuesday, Feb 9, 2010

    Arnold Schwarzenegger tries to survive a futuristic game show hosted by Richard Dawson
  • Malcolm X - DVD

    Type: Event | Date: Tuesday, Feb 2, 2010

    Writer-director Spike Lee's epic portrayal of the life and times of the slain civil rights leader Malcolm X begins with the cross-cut imagery of the police beating of black motorist Rodney King juxtaposed with an American flag burning into the shape of the letter X. When the film's narrative begins moments later, it jumps back to World War II-era Boston, where Malcolm Little (Denzel Washington) is making his living as a hustler. The son of a Baptist preacher who was murdered by the Ku Klux Klan, Little was raised by foster parents after his mother was deemed clinically insane; as an adult, he turned to a life of crime, which leads to his imprisonment on burglary charges. In jail, Little receives epiphany in the form of an introduction to Islam; he is especially taken with the lessons of Elijah Mohammed, who comes to him in a vision. Adopting the name 'Malcolm X' as a rejection of the 'Little' surname (given his family by white slave owners), he meets the real Elijah Mohammed (Al Freeman, Jr.) upon exiting prison, and begins work as a spokesman for the Nation of Islam. Marriage to a Muslim nurse named Betty Shabazz (Angela Bassett) follows, after which X spearheads a well-attended march on a Harlem hospital housing a Muslim recovering from an episode of police brutality. The march's success helps elevate X to the position of Islam's national spokesperson. There is dissension in the ranks, however, and soon X is targeted for assassination by other Nation leaders; even Elijah Mohammed fears Malcolm's growing influence. After getting wind of the murder plot, X leaves the Nation of Islam, embarking on a pilgrimage to Mecca that proves revelatory; renouncing his separatist beliefs, his oratories begin embracing all races and cultures. During a 1965 speech, Malcolm X is shot and killed, reportedly by Nation of Islam members. ~ Jason Ankeny, All Movie Guide
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