Apr 30, 2014 9:36 AM EDT
Bob Hoskins, an Oscar nominee who starred in such films as Who Framed Roger Rabbit, The Long Good Friday and Hook, died Tuesday of pneumonia, the BBC reports. He was 71. Hoskins died in a hospital sur… Read more
Irish director Neil Jordan (THE CRYING GAME) showed early promise with this "Hollywood-ready" blend of slick visual style and fairly standard genre narrative. MONA LISA has the quality of an outstanding audition. George (Bob Hoskins), a recently released… (more)
02:34 — AAn ex-convict, thug and a high-class call girl make for an unlikely and dangerous couple in Academy Award-winner Neil Jordan's (The Crying Game, Interview with the Vampire) tale of frustrated love on the cruel streets of London's underworld. Bob Hoskins (Hollywoodland, Who Framed Roger Rabbit) stars in his breakout performance, for which he landed an Oscar nomination and a host of other major awards as George, a working class hood whose growing obsession with the exotic and cunning Simone (Cathy Tyson, The Serpent and the Rainbow) will lead him down a dark and bloody path. The magnificent supporting cast includes Robbie Coltrane (the Harry Potter series), Sammi Davis (Hope and Glory) and two-time Academy Award-winner Michael Caine (The Dark Knight).