Tag: Munich

Robert DeNiro Playing Legendary Football Coach Vince Lombardi in ESPN Film

Posted: March 11, 2010 at 3:10 pm   /   Local, Movie News

ESPN films is producing a film based around the life of legendary Green Bay Packers coach, Vince Lombardi. Writing the film will be The Curious Case of Benjamin Button’s Eric Roth, and now attached to star in the film is¬†veteran¬†actor Robert DeNiro. ESPN details the film as spanning from 1959, when Lombardi became a NFL […]

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Spielberg no longer directing ‘Harvey’

Posted: December 4, 2009 at 11:49 am   /   Local, Movie News

A little disappointing. I was looking forward to Spielberg’s take on the remake of the 1950 Jimmy Stewart film. Although you can’t blame any high profile actor for not wanting to take the part. I don’t think it ever pays off to take a role what was done perfectly by an actor before, especially one […]

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The Decade’s Best – Munich (2005)

Posted: September 18, 2009 at 3:32 pm   /   Local, Opinion

Steven Spielberg continued his successful run of historical period pieces with this spy/thriller of sorts following the Israeli reaction to 1972 Munich Olympic hostage massacre that not only captures the tension of assassination, but perfectly conveys the right vs. wrong of the Israel/Palestine conflict. The film opens amid a flashback that we will re-visit throughout […]

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