|Broadcast News 1987 R, 132 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Romance
Director: James L. Brooks
Cast: William Hurt, Holly Hunter, Albert Brooks, Robert Prosky, Lois Chiles, Joan Cusack, Jack Nicholson, Peter Hackes, Christian Clemenson, Stephen Mendillo, Gennie James, Robert Katims, Dwayne Markee, Kimber Shoop, Ed Wheeler
James Brooks directed this much acclaimed film about the romantic and professional entanglements of three television news reporters: a bright, highly principled producer (Holly Hunter), an idiot of an anchorman with public appeal (William Hurt), and a talented reporter (Albert Brooks). Several Oscar nominations were received including Best Picture, Actor (Hurt), Actress (Hunter), and Supporting Actor (Brooks).
|King of the Gypsies 1978 R, 112 min.|
Director: Frank Pierson
Cast: Sterling Hayden, Shelley Winters, Susan Sarandon, Judd Hirsch, Eric Roberts, Brooke Shields, Annie Potts, Annette O'Toole, Michael V. Gazzo, Antonia Rey, Stephen Mendillo, Daniel Spira, Joe Zaloom, Lou Cevetillo, Zvee Scooler
Based on Peter Maas' novel, this story is about Dave (Eric Roberts), the grandson of gypsy King Zharko Stepanowicz (Sterling Hayden) who dies and passes the title of "King of the Gypsies" on to Dave. Although he wants to forget his heritage and enjoy life as a Manhattanite, Dave is forced into a feud over who can claim the gypsy crown when his father, Groffo (Judd Hirsch), plots to murder Dave and take the title for himself.
|1. Broadcast News (1987)|
2. Ethan Frome (1993)
3. King of the Gypsies (1978)
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