9 search results for John Hodge

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    Lance Armstong biopic moving forward with Ben Foster and director Stephen Frears

    Type: Article | Date: Tuesday, Oct 15, 2013

    Film will compete with Bradley Cooper's 'Red Blooded American' at Warner Bros.
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    James McAvoy and Rosario Dawson deal with art theft and memory loss in 'Trance' trailer

    Type: Article | Date: Thursday, Jan 10, 2013

    Latest Danny Boyle film also stars Vincent Cassel
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    Trainspotting [Blu-ray + Digital Copy]

    Type: Event | Date: Tuesday, Sep 13, 2011

    This is the story of Mark and his so-called friends--a bunch of losers, liars, psychos, thieves and junkies
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    Ben Foster in talks to play Lance Armstrong for 'The Queen' director

    Type: Article | Date: Monday, Jul 29, 2013

    Producers eyeing a fall production start for the fact-based film
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    Let James McAvoy hypnotize you with a new poster for Danny Boyle's 'Trance'

    Type: Article | Date: Thursday, Jan 24, 2013

    Mind-bending amnesia thriller also stars Rosario Dawson and Vincent Cassel
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    Best and Worst of 2010 Grammys: Beyonce's 'Boy,' Taylor meets Stevie, Michael Jackson tribute

    Type: Gallery | Date: Monday, Feb 1, 2010

    Forget Lil Wayne doing a rock record: we'd rather see Beyonce rock if this is...
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    Robin Hood - Blu-ray Disc

    Type: Event | Date: Tuesday, Sep 21, 2010

    In an age of oppression and shameless tyranny an outlaw becomes the unlikely hero that saves a nation and inspires generations to fight for freedom
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    Robin Hood - DVD

    Type: Event | Date: Tuesday, Sep 21, 2010

    In an age of oppression and shameless tyranny an outlaw becomes the unlikely hero that saves a nation and inspires generations to fight for freedom
  • 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