First Buck Weaver (John Cusack) with young fans, then Cicotte (David Strathairn) dismissing teammate Chick (Michael Rooker) before his meet with owner Comiskey (Clifton James) in writer-director John Sayles' Eight Men Out, 1988.
Introducing gamblers (Richard Edson, Christopher Lloyd) in the stands, players (John Cusack, Charlie Sheen, David Strathairn et al) afield, owner Comiskey (Clifton James) with director John Sayles among the reporters, in Eight Men Out, 1988.
Circus performers and lovers Clown (John Malkovich) and sword-swallower Irmy (Mia Farrow) in their first scene in writer, director and co-star Woody Allen's Shadows and Fog, 1992.
Woody Allen adapted his one-act play into this all-star tribute to German Expressionism, Shadows And Fog (1992).
Clown (John Malkovich) wanders into a bar seeking his girlfriend whom, he soon learns, has already met student Jack (John Cusack) in writer, director and co-star Woody Allen's Shadows and Fog, 1992.
Kleinman (writer, director and star Woody Allen) drops in on The Doctor (Donald Pleasence) seeking a drink and information about the plan in Shadows and Fog, 1992.
Richard Dreyfuss (as The Writer) appearing then narrating as Gordie (Wil Wheaton), Chris (River Phoenix), Teddy (Corey Feldman) and Vern (Jerry O'Connell) are introduced, opening Rob Reiner's Stand By Me, 1986.
A visiting city reporter's assignment suddenly revolves around the murder trial of a local millionaire in Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (1997).
After the credits, a murder is committed and accountant Kleinman (writer, director and star Woody Allen) is awakened by vigilantes (led by David Ogden Stiers) in Shadows and Fog, 1992.
Director Spike Jonze delivers a stunningly original comedy that seamlessly blends fictional characters and situations with the lives of real people: obsessive orchid hunter John Laroche (Cooper), New Yorker journalist Susan Orlean (Streep), Hollywood screenwriter Charlie Kaufman (Cage), and his twin brother, Donald (also Cage). As Charlie struggles to adapt Orlean's best-selling book "The Orchid Thief," he writes himself into his own movie. The various stories crash into one another exploding into a wildly imaginative film. ADAPTATION, the year's most talked about movie, is at once a hilarious drama and a moving comedy.
HOT TUB TIME MACHINE follows a group of best friends who've become bored with their adult lives: Adam (John Cusack) has been dumped by his girlfriend; Lou (Rob Corddry) is a party guy who can't find the party; Nick's (Craig Robinson) wife controls his every move; and video game-obsessed Jacob (Clark Duke) won't leave his basement. After a crazy night of drinking in a ski resort hot tub, the men wake up, heads pounding, in the year 1986. This is their chance to kick some past and change their futures, one will find a new love life, one will learn to stand up for himself with the ladies, one will find his mojo, and one will make sure he still exists!
A pianist returning to the stage five years after a public meltdown learns that a sniper will shoot him and his wife if he plays just one wrong note.
Tom Selznick (Elijah Wood) is the most talented pianist of his generation, but has stopped performing in public because of his stage fright. Years after a catastrophic performance, he reappears in public for a long-awaited concert in Chicago. In a packed theater, in front of an expectant audience, Tom finds a message written on the score: “Play one wrong note and you die.” In the sights of an anonymous sniper (John Cusack), Tom must get through the most difficult performance of his life and look for help without being detected.
Tom Selznick (Elijah Wood) is the most talented pianist of his generation, but has stopped performing in public because of his stage fright. Years after a catastrophic performance, he reappears in public for a long-awaited concert in Chicago. In a packed theater, in front of an expectant audience, Tom finds a message written on the score: "Play one wrong note and you die".
Years after a catastrophic performance, a talented pianist crippled by stage fright finds a message written on the score at the beginning of his long-awaited comeback concert: "Play one wrong note and you die..."
Interviews with J.D. Salinger's friends, as well as the celebs he has inspired, shed light on the reclusive author in this absorbing documentary.
Forest Whitaker leads an all-star cast as a White House butler who served eight presidents while the civil rights movement and other major events affect his life, family, and society.
Convinced by a mysterious woman that a death row inmate is innocent, two brothers investigate and discover a case marred by betrayal and deceit.
A sexually and racially charged film noir from Oscar-nominated director Lee Daniels (Precious), The Paperboy takes audiences deep into the backwaters of steamy 1960s South Florida, as investigative reporter Ward Jansen (Matthew McConaughey) and his partner Yardley Acheman (David Oyelowo) chase a sensational, career-making story. With the help of Ward's younger brother Jack (Zac Efron) and sultry death-row groupie Charlotte Bless (Nicole Kidman), the pair tries to prove violent swamp-dweller Hillary Van Wetter (John Cusack) was framed for the murder of a corrupt local sheriff. Based on the provocative bestselling novel by Pete Dexter (Mulholland Falls, Rush), The Paperboy peels back a sleepy small town's decades-old faÃ§ade of Southern gentility to reveal a quagmire of evil as dark as a Florida bayou.
Em is flummoxed by her inability to summon tears during an emotional funeral scene, while Doll, cast as an extra, makes grieving look easy. Between takes, Doll befriends John Cusack and twists her foot on a coffee run.
John Cusack; Goldie Hawn; Marcus Brigstocke; Kasabian
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