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26 search results for Mike O'Brien

  • Amreeka - DVD

    Type: Event | Date: Tuesday, Jan 12, 2010

    A Palestinian single mother and her son resettle in the American Midwest with bittersweet results, in first-time director Cherien Dabis' gentle fish-out-of-water comedy drama Amreeka. Nisreen Faour stars as divorcée Mouna, a resident of the West Bank who works as a local bank manager while raising her 16-year-old son, Fadi (Melkar Muallem), on the side. Each day, the two must put their lives in jeopardy by driving through potentially lethal Middle Eastern checkpoints to accomplish their daily business, but their situation changes dramatically when Mouna finally succeeds at getting a green card. The two fly from Jerusalem to Chicago, but get a bitter taste of the reality behind the American dream when the customs department claims the money that Mouna wrapped in a cookie tin, leaving her penniless. The nascent immigrants promptly move in with Mouna's sister, Raghda (Hiam Abbass of Lemon Tree), and her family, and Mouna sets about trying to find a bank job in the U.S. that is equivalent to her old position at home; unfortunately, this proves impossible and she ends up serving "sliders" at a White Castle fast food franchise and earning minimum wage. Meanwhile, Fadi begins attending a local high school and runs headfirst into not-so-subtle racism and the imminent threat of nativistic violence. ~ All Movie Guide
  • Paula Deen and ex-employee reach settlement to dismiss discrimination lawsuit

    Type: Post | Date: Friday, Aug 23, 2013

    Paula Deen and ex-employee reach settlement to dismiss discrimination lawsuit Tori Spelling to star in an ABC Family sitcom pilot Scott Bakula returning to HBO
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    Exclusive: Watch Zeus' live video version of 'Hello, Tender Love'

    Type: Post | Date: Wednesday, May 2, 2012

    Rockers unfurl the blues for this morning-starter
  • 'SNL' makes it official: 6 new cast members

    Type: Post | Date: Monday, Sep 16, 2013

    "SNL" makes it official: 6 new cast members "Breaking Bad" delivered its greatest episode with "Ozymandias"
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    Gerard Butler and Craig Fergson talk 'Dragon' and NBC Late Night controversy

    Type: Post | Date: Thursday, Jan 14, 2010

    DreamWorks sneaks new films including 'Megamind' and 'Shrek Forever After'
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    Last Action Hero - Blu-ray Disc

    Type: Event | Date: Tuesday, Jan 12, 2010

    Arnold Schwarzenegger stars as a young boy's action hero idol come to life
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    Mark Knopfler - "Privateering"

    Type: Event | Date: Tuesday, Sep 10, 2013

    Knopfler's first double album, each song an original
  • The Hitcher - Blu-ray Disc

    Type: Event | Date: Tuesday, Oct 6, 2009

    A lonely stretch of highway leads to a date with terror in this thriller. Jim Halsey (Zachary Knighton) and Grace Andrews (Sophia Bush) are a young couple in the midst of a long-distance road trip when, during a rainstorm, they take pity on a hitchhiker, John Ryder) (Sean Bean), and give him a lift. Jim and Grace soon come to regret their benevolence when Ryder reveals himself as a violent madman determined to see them dead. Luck is with Jim and Grace, and they're able to throw off Ryder and get back on the road, but as it happens their troubles are just beginning. Ryder has already killed a handful of people and is planting evidence that suggests Jim and Grace are the murderers; now the couple is on the run from the law as they search for Ryder in a bid to clears their names. The Hitcher is a remake of the 1986 cult horror classic of the same name; the new version was produced by Michael Bay, Andrew Form, and Brad Fuller, who previously produced remakes of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre and The Amityville Horror. ~ Mark Deming, All Movie Guide
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    Tune-In Reminder: 'The Simpsons' Episode 450 and "20th Anniversary Special: In 3-D! On Ice!'

    Type: Post | Date: Sunday, Jan 10, 2010

    Anne Hathaway and Morgan Spurlock lead a night of animated fun on FOX
  • T.V. Sets - Crime and Punishment - DVD

    Type: Event | Date: Tuesday, Aug 25, 2009

    Includes - Hawaii Five-O: Full Fathom Five (1968) The Streets of San Francisco: The Thirty-Year Pin (1972) CSI: NY: Blink (2004) Dexter: Dexter (2007) Hawaii Five-O: Full Fathom Five No synopsis available. The Streets of San Francisco: The Thirty-Year Pin The premiere episode of Streets of San Francisco follows veteran SFPD detective lieutenant Mike Stone (Karl Malden) in his grim search for the killer of his old friend Officer Gus Charnovski (Edmond O'Brien), who was shot three days before his retirement after 30 years on the force. Stone's obsession takes a toll not only on his job performance, but also his relationship with his 28-year-old partner Steve Keller (Michael Douglas). Eileen Heckert contributes a poignant performance as Gus' widow Stella. Like all future episodes, this one is filmed completely on location, making good use of the tunnels then being constructed for the new San Francisco rapid-transit system. ~ Hal Erickson, All Movie Guide CSI: NY: Blink No synopsis available. Dexter: Dexter A Miami forensics whiz moonlights as a vigilante dispatching murderers who've escaped justice. In the opener, he searches for a very neat monster who's chopping up hookers and leaving no prints---and no blood. ~ Ray Stackhouse, All Movie Guide