March 6, 2014 by Admin
Filed under Film
Leonardo DiCaprio and Jonah Hill are re-teaming for a new true story: that of security guard Richard Jewell who, in 1996, became both a national hero and, immediately thereafter, a suspect in the Olympic Park bombing. The Vanity Fair article “American Nightmare: The Ballad of Richard Jewell” by Marie Brenner will serve as the primary basis for the film. Hill will play Jewell, whose life is thrown into turmoil following allegations of his involvement in the disaster. DiCaprio, meanwhile, will play his lawyer. Jewell was eventually exonerated, but not at the expense of an investigation that, for months, had the American public believing him a potential terrorist.
Michael Peña, America Ferrera, Rosario Dawson and John Malkovich star in the biopic drama Cesar Chavez. Watch the movie trailer below. Directed by actor Diego Luna, the film tells the story of the famed civil rights leader and labor organizer Cesar Chavez (Peña), who is torn between his duties as a husband and father and his commitment to securing a living wage for farm workers. See More
Jack O’Connell, Domhnall Gleeson and Garrett Hedlund star in director Angelina Jolie’s survival drama Unbroken, based on The New York Times bestselling biography by Laura Hillenbrand (Seabiscuit). Universal Pictures has released the official movie synopsis and you can read it out below. The movie tells the true and incredible story of Louis Zamperini, an Olympic runner who, while enlisted during World War II, survived a plane crash into the ocean. Zamperini spent 47 days adrift on a raft in the Pacific only to then be imprisoned in a brutal Japanese POW camp for over two years. See More
“The Imitation Game” is a dramatic portrayal of the life and work of one of Britain’s most extraordinary unsung heroes, Alan Turing. The pioneer of modern-day computing, Turing is credited with cracking the German Enigma code and the film is a nail-biting race against time by Turing and his brilliant team at Britain’s top-secret code-breaking centre, Bletchley Park, during the darkest days of World War II. Turing, whose contributions and genius significantly shortened the war, saving thousands of lives, was the eventual victim of an unenlightened British Establishment, but his work and legacy live on. Based on the book “Alan Turing: The Enigma” by Andrew Hodges.
The Tim Burton directed biopic centers on painter Margaret Keane (Amy Adams), whose distinctive creations featuring big-eyed children became one of art’s first mass-market success stories in the 1950s. The story covers Keane’s personal awakening at the onset of the feminist movement, leading to a lawsuit she filed against her husband, Walter, who claimed credit for her works. He lived the high life while she toiled in relative anonymity in the Bay Area.