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20. Dead Man Walking
Directed by: Tim Robbins
Susan Sarandon earned herself an Oscar for her work in “Dead Man Walking,” a film directed by her then husband, Tim Robbins. She plays Sister Prejean, a nun who befriends a death row inmate named Matthew (Oscar nominated Sean Penn) as they confide in one another and build a convincing relationship as the days and hours tick down until his execution. Robbins intercuts the scenes with Sarandon and Penn with moments of the actual crime taking place, creating a storytelling rift that both supports and contradicts moments within the film, creating two very carefully drawn and developed characters. In addition to visiting him regularly, Prejean begins the crusade to find him a lawyer to make an appeal, doing all she can to delay his sentence being carried out. But, as she meets the families of the victims, she finds herself torn between right »
- Joshua Gaul
Caruso is best know for directing Eagle Eye and I am Number Four, and has done his fair share of action so he would seem to be an appropriate choice for the Joes’ third outing. Recently Martin Campbell (GoldenEye) was also rumoured to be in talks to direct.
As of yet Paramount has not revealed a release date for the film, or any official casting news, although Dwayne Johnson is expected to return as Roadblock.
- Thomas Roach
Several months ago, uber-Bond director Martin Campbell (Goldeneye, Casino Royale) was rumored to be taking over the reigns of G.I. Joe 3. While Campbell has been hanging around the TV arena since directing Green Lantern, the man seemed like a solid choice to bring his style to the Joes. Well, it looks like we have another name to add to the list as word on the street is that Paramount is looking to D.J. Caruso as the man to bring Roadblock and crew to fruition in a third installment, »
- Sean Wist
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