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'Alien' to 'Gladiator' to 'Gangster'

...American Gangster" Universal Studios David Lee Ridley Scott is an amazing director, and so varied. From "Alien" to "Gladiator," he's had a career of eclectic, meticulously-crafted films that showcase his skill as an artist. Add to the mix Academy...
Reeling it in: 'Draft Day' won't be a top pick

...either. I'm not a sports guy by any means, but I do like sports movies. That's not such a strange thing. I'm not a gladiator either, but I get a kick out of watching Russell Crowe do it. So a dramedy about football from the guy who gave us "Ghostbusters...
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Hugo Chavez, fiery Venezuelan leader, dies at 58

...United States. He told the AP in 2007 that he loved the movie "Gladiator." "It's confronting the empire, and confronting evil. ... And you end up relating to that gladiator," Chavez said as he drove across Venezuela's southern plains...
Summer spectacle

...smoke. "That's what I like to hear." Back in the tents, along the river, children lined up behind a Bouncy Castle gladiator arena. Inside two kids were sparring with long padded paddles. One was much more enthusiastic than the other. "It's...
'Robin Hood' lost in the forest

...Sean Connery as Indiana Jones' father. Inspired casting. Ridley Scott and Russell Crowe, the team that brought us "Gladiator," coming together to create a gritty, dramatic and gorgeously shot retelling of one of the most famous legends in history...

Opens Friday, Feb 21, 2014 Synopsis: Paul W.S. Anderson directs this period disaster film centered on the story of a Pompeii gladiator who races to save his true love as Mount Vesuvius prepares to erupt in A.D. 79. After rising out of slavery to become a gladiator, Milo (Kit Harrington) falls for radiant merchant's daughter Cassia (Emily Browning), who is being coerced into marrying a nefarious Roman Senator. Meanwhile, as the lava starts to flow, Milo must escape the arena and rescue Cassia before they are both turned to ash. CarrieAnne Moss, Adewa Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Jared Harris, and Kiefer Sutherland co-star.
~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Kit Harington, Carrie-Anne Moss, Emily Browning, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Jessica Lucas Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

'Black Hawk Down' recaptures real events spans from ''Alien'' and ''Blade Runner'' to ''Thelma and Louise'' and last year's Oscar-winning ''Gladiator,'' is relentless here; 90 minutes of the nearly 2 1/2-hour movie are non-stop gunfire. But the movie's action...
Hundreds enjoy "The Festival of Bacchus!"...

...Walaszek. Kenai Mayor John Williams, Nelson Amen, of Tesoro Alaska, and Merrill Sikorski, of Sikorski Consulting buckled on gladiator armor and raised plastic swords in greeting guests who pledged to, "have fun and bid high on auction items." The Chamber...
Sports Brief

...The main event will be a Super Fight featuring Kevin Barber, from The Wolfpack of Anchorage, against Dave Knight, of Team Gladiator out of Fairbanks. ?This is for who?s the baddest cat at 171,? Couture said. ?This fight has been building for...
Chilly charity: Central peninsula residents take a swim to support local youth organizations

...participants along the length of the opening, although most jumps occurred only two at a time. Saturday saw the likes of a gladiator, a fairy princess, a wrestler, and other costumed individuals ham it up for the crowd before they leapt into the 34-degree...


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