|Hollywoodland 2006 R, 126 min.|
Director: Allen Coulter
Cast: Adrien Brody, Diane Lane, Ben Affleck, Robin Tunney, Bob Hoskins, Lois Smith, Molly Parker, Ted Atherton, David J. MacNeil, Dash Mihok, Kevin Hare, Kathleen Robertson, Joe Spano, Jeffrey DeMunn
Based on events following the death under questionable circumstances of George Reeves (Ben Affleck) who had played Superman on the popular TV show, this film shows how Reeves' mother Helen Bessolo (Lois Smith) hires private detective Louis Simo (Adrien Brody) to uncover the facts surrounding her son's death. Suspects rise to the fore. Toni Mannix (Diane Lane) heads the list as the lover Reeves dumped after a 10-year affair, and her husband, MGM studio executive Eddie Mannix (Bob Hoskins), is also in the running–along with Reeves' new fiancee Leonore (Robin Tunny). The film goes back and forth between scenes of Simo's investigation and past events in Reeves' life showing just what a complex person he was.
|RFK 2002 TV, 95 min.|
Director: Robert Dornhelm
Cast: Linus Roache, James Cromwell, David Paymer, Martin Donovan, Ving Rhames, Kevin Hare, Sean Gregory Sullivan, Sergio Di Zio, Marnie McPhail, Jacob Vargas, Corinne Conley, David Gardner
This docudrama covers the time span from November 23, 1963, John F. Kennedy's assassination, until June 6, 1968, when Robert Kennedy was killed, and deals with how Robert established his political position, independent from that of his slain brother.
|1. Hollywoodland (2006)|
2. RFK (2002)
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