3 posts tagged with jameswoods.
Displaying 1 through 3 of 3. Subscribe:

Movie: Once Upon a Time in America

A former Prohibition-era Jewish gangster returns to the Lower East Side of Manhattan over thirty years later, where he once again must confront the ghosts and regrets of his old life. [more inside]
posted by drezdn on Mar 27, 2015 - 2 comments

Movie: True Believer

Eddie Dodd (James Woods), a cynical former civil liberties attorney now reduced to "specializing" in defending drug dealers, becomes transformed by an eight-year-old murder case. Helped out by idealistic young lawyer Roger Baron (Robert Downey Jr.) he takes on the cause of convicted killer Shu Kai Kim (Yuji Okumoto), loosely based on the real-life case of Chol Soo Lee. [more inside]
posted by Gin and Broadband on Mar 18, 2015 - 1 comment

Movie: Videodrome

A sleazy cable-TV programmer begins to see his life and the future of media spin out of control in a very unusual fashion when he acquires a new kind of programming for his station. (IMDB) Videodrome is a 1983 Canadian postmodernist science fiction body horror film written and directed by David Cronenberg, starring James Woods, Sonja Smits, and Deborah Harry. Set in Toronto in the early 1980s, it follows the CEO of a small television station who discovers a broadcast signal featuring extreme violence and torture. Layers of deception unfold as he uncovers the signal's source and loses touch with reality in a series of increasingly bizarre and violent hallucinations. (wikipedia) [more inside]
posted by valkane on Jan 25, 2015 - 11 comments

Page: 1