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Actor Bob Hoskins, known for 'Roger Rabbit,' dies at 71

CNN - 30 Apr 2014
(CNN) -- Bob Hoskins, the pugnacious British actor known for playing gangsters, tough guys and working-class gentlemen in such films as "Who Framed Roger Rabbit," "The Long Good Friday" and "Mermaids," has died, publicist Clair Dobbs said Wednesday ...
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L'ambiziosa mini-serie con Bob Hoskins

Il Fatto Quotidiano - 12 Nov 2018
ALberto Sironi (2009). Il confronto con la serie di Comencini è il più grande difetto del “Pinocchio” in due puntate di Rai Fiction e Lux Vide. Da rivedere senza pregiudizi, perché avrebbe tutto per funzionare, a partire dal regista, quell'Alberto ...
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REL classes join to celebrate 90 years

The Baytown Sun - 02 Nov 2018
While Hoskins is a Gander (and will always be a Gander) he is married to a Ross S. Sterling Ranger and has three children who are each Rangers as well. And being behind enemy lines at home during the famous Lee-Sterling weeks was tough for this lone ...
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We're Going to Get a 'Super Mario Bros.' Movie

VICE - 07 Nov 2018
Just about every video game movie is terrible. But the 1993 live-action Super Mario Bros. starring Bob Hoskins is so wholly, brain-bleedingly bad that it somehow manages to loop back around and become kind of a joy to watch. Who possibly thought it was ...
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Illumination CEO Discusses Super Mario Bros. Animated Movie

IGN India - 08 Nov 2018
In a Variety profile on Illumination Animation CEO Chris Meledandri, he revealed what he believes went so wrong with the critically-panned 1993 live-action adaptation of Super Mario Bros. starring Bob Hoskins. He believes the filmmakers didn't work ...
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The Filmstruck Cram — Day 6: 'The Long Good Friday' (blog) - 07 Nov 2018
Shand is, of course, a creation of Barrie Keeffe's screenplay, but owing to a spectacularly detailed and naturalistic portray by Bob Hoskins, the character jumps to life from the screen. Shand, a Cockney crime boss attempting to go legit with a ...
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All Helen Mirren's 61 movies – ranked!

The Guardian - 02 Nov 2018
Mirren is Victoria, girlfriend of Bob Hoskins's insecure cockney mobster, who is trying to underpin his new property empire in Thatcher's Britain. She is smoothly knowing where he is nervy, terrified where he is macho and protective – as intimate as ...
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UPI Almanac for Friday, Oct. 26, 2018 - 26 Oct 2018
They include cereal foods entrepreneur C.W. Post in 1854; baseball Hall of Fame member Judy Johnson in 1900; boxing champion Primo Carnera in 1906; Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the last shah of Iran, in 1919; actor Bob Hoskins in 1942; author Pat ...
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Today in History for October 26th

Pueblo Chieftain - 26 Oct 2018
(26 Oct 2018) Highlights of this day in history: President George W. Bush signs USA Patriot Act; Henry Kissinger says 'peace is at hand' in Vietnam; Gunfight at the OK Corral takes place; Actor Bob Hoskins and 'Wheel of Fortune' host Pat Sajak born ...
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[Review] 'My Pet Dinosaur' is Missing a Creative Spark

Bloody Disgusting - 24 Oct 2018
While this personal policy has resulted in several awful movie nights (I may never forgive Whoopi Goldberg for Theodore Rex), it's also led me to underseen classics like The Valley of Gwangi and even that The Lost World miniseries starring Bob Hoskins.
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Admit It, Looney Tunes: Back in Action Is Better Than Space Jam

CBR - 04 Nov 2018
For whatever reason, 1996's Space Jam is on that list of millennials' childhood favorites, alongside Hocus Pocus and We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story. While Space Jam was a massive box-office success, its critical reception was rather muted, with Looney ...
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Shrek Is Getting Rebooted And We've Officially Gone Too Far

ten daily - 06 Nov 2018
The movie's own star Bob Hoskins called it the worst film he ever made, and that's coming from someone who cameoed in Spiceworld) Meledandri would work closely with Shigeru Miyamoto the creator of Mario. Apparently we could be seeing a Super Mario ...
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Bollywood's 'Thugs of Hindustan' battles the British

Arab Times Kuwait English Daily - 08 Nov 2018
The classic Nintendo game about a pair of Italian plumbers who must rescue Princess Peach from the villainous Bowser has already inspired a critically reviled 1993 movie – it's a film so bad that John Leguizamo said he and co-star Bob Hoskins drank ...
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Mona Lisa - la critique du film

aVoir-aLire - 12 Nov 2018
Le métrage doit beaucoup à la prestation exceptionnelle de Bob Hoskins qui a d'ailleurs obtenu le Prix d'interprétation masculine au festival de Cannes 1986 (ex-aequo avec Michel Blanc pour Tenue de soirée). De chaque plan, l'acteur fait passer tous ...

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