3 items from 2013
In 42, writer-director Brian Hegeland takes on the epic rise of Jackie Robinson, from his beginnings as a shortstop in the African American leagues to his 1947 rookie season with the Brooklyn Dodgers. The result? A movie, that will undoubtedly become beloved for its heart. Baseball fans will love this.
The movie begins with a history of baseball and America, and a man at his typewriter - aspiring sportswriter and African American journalist Wendell Smith (Miracle at St. Anna's Andre Holland.) The film then open up to Harrison Ford as the Dodgers' owner Branch Rickey, introductions to Jackie Robinson as an unknown, and thus, his journey to prominence.
- Deborah Kenmore
April 15 is almost here, so you'd better file that tax return soon or else you might end up like Wesley Snipes. The “Blade” actor recently got out of prison after serving three years on tax evasion charges. According to TMZ, Snipes was released from McKean Federal Correctional Institution in Pennsylvania on April 2 and will continue to be under house arrest until July 19. The 50-year-old was convinced in 2008 on three misdemeanor counts for failing to file his tax returns and cheating the government out of $7 million. Throughout the case, Snipes maintained his innocence and blamed two co-defendants for advising him wrongly. But the government said he was part of a radical anti-tax group that doesn't believe the Internal Revenue Service has the power to collect taxes. His legal troubles have derailed Snipes's acting career. He had been set to star in Spike Lee's 2008 movie “Miracle at St. Anna,” but he was replaced by Derek Luke. »
- Kelly Woo
Django Unchained (2012) Film Review, a movie directed by Quentin Tarantino and starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Samuel L. Jackson, Kerry Washington, Dennis Christopher, Don Johnson, Gerald McRaney, M.C. Gainey, Treat Williams, Laura Cayouette, and Michael Kenneth Williams. In many ways, Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained and Spike Lee‘s Miracle at St. Anna (Miracle at St. Anna [...]
- Rollo Tomasi
3 items from 2013
IMDb.com, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.See our NewsDesk partners