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Starring Paul Walker (Fast & Furious) in one of his final roles and featuring an incredible supporting cast including Matt Dillon (Crash), Elijah Wood (The Lord of the Rings), Brendan Fraser (The Mummy), Lucas Haas (Inception) and Norman Reedus (The Walking Dead), the black comedy Hustlers hit DVD and Blu-ray here in the UK this past Monday (April 21st), and to celebrate we’ve got a copy up for grabs courtesy of Lionsgate Home Entertainment. Read on for a synopsis and details of how to enter…
The Shotgun (The Road To White Gold)
After Vernon pawns their shotgun for gas money, Paul Walker’s Raw Dog and his equally strung-out accomplice Randy go in search of a suitable weapon so they can rob their Meth dealer and live happily ever after. »
- Gary Collinson
We’re less than two weeks away from the Oscars, and that means it’s once again time for my favorite activity: griping about the past!
One of my biggest Oscar pet peeves is when actors who portray real-life roles garner more attention — for no good reason — than actors who portray fictional characters. The Academy has long been too pleased with big-named thespians who prove they can imitate recognizable figures. Sometimes the attention is justified (Sean Penn in Milk and Marion Cotillard in La Vie en Rose come to mind), but often real-life roles become filler nominees in the supporting categories. Here are nine examples of Oscar-nominated performances that caught fire with the academy simply for being based on a known personality.
Melvin and Howard is a movie that teaches you to appreciate its examination of a Utah man’s humdrum lower-middle-class existence, »
- Louis Virtel
.At this point it just doesn.t appear Blanchett can be beaten . and she still has BAFTA to go before the Academy opens its envelopes on March 2,. opined Deadline com.s Peter Hammond. »
- Don Groves
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