|The Angry Silence 1960 N/R, 95 min.|
Director: Guy Green
Cast: Richard Attenborough, Pier Angeli, Michael Craig, Bernard Lee, Geoffrey Keen, Oliver Reed, Alfred Burke, Laurence Naismith, Russell Napier, Penelope Horner, Brian Bedford, Brian Murray, Norman Bird, Beckett Bould, Edna Petrie
This film represents the beginning of lack of solidarity in unions when factory worker Tom Curtis (Richard Attenborough) refuses to join an unofficial strike in his machine shop and becomes the victim of assaults–both mental and physical. Throughout Tom's ordeals, his wife Anna (Pier Angeli) does not understand why he cannot just get along with the other workers even if he cannot agree with them.
|Bob Roberts 1992 R, 105 min.|
Director: Tim Robbins
Cast: Tim Robbins, Alan Rickman, Giancarlo Esposito, Ray Wise, Rebecca Jenkins, John Ottavino, Pamela Reed, Gore Vidal, James Spader, Helen Hunt, Brian Murray, Harry Lennix, Robert Stanton, Kelly Willis, Merrilee Dale
The election process of United States politics is satirized in this film about conservative folk singer Bob Roberts (Tim Robbins) who decides to run for an office in the U.S. Senate. The story was written and directed by its star, Tim Robbins.
|Treasure Planet 2002 PG, 95 min.|
Genre: Animation / Family / Adventure / Sci-Fi
Director: Ron Clements, John Musker
Cast: Brian Murray, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Emma Thompson, David Hyde Pierce, Martin Short, Patrick McGoohan, Roscoe Lee Browne, Laurie Metcalf, Michael Wincott, Dane A. Davis, Corey Burton, Tony Jay, Michael McShane, Jack Angel
Robert Louis Stevenson's "Treasure Island" has been reset to Treasure Planet in this Disney animated sci-fi film that takes place in outer space. Young Jim Hawkins (voice of Joseph Gordon-Levitt) travels across the universe as part of the crew of the spaceship R.L.S. Legacy, which is captained by Amelia (voice of Emma Thompson). A pirate, Billy Bones (voice of Patrick McGoohan), has given Jim a treasure map showing how to reach Treasure Planet, and Jim's purpose in signing on to the ship is to search for the treasures hidden there. Jim becomes friends with crew member John Silver (voice of Brian Murray) and learns that he is part cyborg and plans a mutiny. When Jim opts out of the mutiny, he finds an ally in marooned robot B.E.N. (voice of Martin Short) and tries to defend law and order. The film received a Best Animated Feature Academy Award nomination.
|1. The Angry Silence (1960)|
2. Bob Roberts (1992)
3. Treasure Planet (2002)
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