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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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Don W. Smith (January 15, 1942 - June 14, 2017)

Lake Expo - 17 Jun 2017
Visitation will be Saturday, June 17, 2017 from 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM at Phillips Funeral Home of Eldon, MO with the Funeral Service beginning at 2:00 PM with Brother Bob Hoskins officiating. Burial will follow at Pleasant Hill Cemetery near Camdenton, MO.
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X-Men: Chris Claremont Wanted Bob Hoskins To Play Wolverine - 01 Mar 2017
“When I was looking at the pairing of Ororo [X-Men's Storm] and Logan, to me it seemed perfectly rational to have Angela Bassett and Bob Hoskins, because the image I had of Hoskins was from the films he made in England where they emphasized, in terms ...
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Vintage Read: The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne - 18 Jun 2017
He was shortlisted for the Man Booker prize three times and was described as "one of the few genuine masters of the contemporary novel". He has a very long list of published titles. The book was made into a film with Dame Maggie Smith and Bob Hoskins ...
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Retro-spective: My Beautiful Laundrette (1985)

The Yorker - 20 Jun 2017
This film is very similar to another superb film of this period, The Long Good Friday – the best British gangster film ever made, in my opinion, with one of the greatest film performances of all time from Bob Hoskins, and it also has the greatest last ...
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Who is Will Young? Meet this weeks Pitch Battle guest judge

Radio Times - 17 Jun 2017
However, Will is no one trick pony as he also has some acting credits under his belt, as he starred alongside Judi Dench and Bob Hoskins in Mrs Henderson presents back in 2005. He also appeared in Skins, and even made it to the West End, performing in ...
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A Look at AL CAPONE in the Movies

We Are Movie Geeks - 20 Jun 2017
Actor Bob Hoskins, a dead ringer for Al Capone, was paid $200,000 to play the mobster in Brian DePalma's 1987 big-budget updating of THE UNTOUCHABLES. Unfortunately for Hoskins, the studio's first choice for the part was Robert DeNiro, who had ...
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What is This Place? at COVE Gallery

HuffPost - 09 Jun 2017
The exhibit beckons from the front door, leading visitors into a universe of suspended disbelief and subtle social commentary. Standing in the center of this universe feels a bit like waking up as Bob Hoskins in a Who Framed Roger Rabbit? sequel. The ...
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AI UMA says it's good to talk in the workplace (blog) - 19 Jun 2017
“It's good to talk,” assured Bob Hoskins in the famous '90s ads. The campaign – credited with delivering £5 billion during its run – helped ease the transition from British Telecom to BT, from telephony monolith to consumer-friendly conversation ...
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Movie Review: 'Churchill'

CBS Philly - 01 Jun 2017
No wonder so many skilled performers have taken it on, including Albert Finney, Rod Taylor, John Lithgow, Bob Hoskins, Richard Burton, Brendan Gleeson, Timothy Spall, Michael Gambon, Christian Slater, and – soon – Gary Oldman. The latest is Brian Cox, ...
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The 10 Best Animated Movies Of All Time

Mental Floss - 13 Jun 2017
The film also gave rise to the animation term “bumping the lamp,” which is when extreme effort is put into something that audiences probably won't notice. The term comes from a scene where Eddie Valiant (Bob Hoskins) repeatedly bangs his head on a lamp ...
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'A Slow Fade To Black' | Modern Love 67

WBUR - 24 May 2017
Mermaids was made into a movie with Cher, Winona Ryder, Bob Hoskins and Christina Ricci. The Butterfly Hours was chosen one of the Best Books for Writers by Poets & Writers. Dann's work has appeared in The New York Times, The Boston Globe, O: The ...
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Republicans betray their gray-haired base with Trumpcare

Daily Kos - 11 Jun 2017
Bob Hoskins, 62, isn't as sure. The former coal miner suffering from black lung disease, kidney issues, and depression said Obamacare brought him “the best insurance I ever had in my life.” But Trumpcare would drastically change his standard of living:.
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Who Framed Roger Rabbit 2 would include “digital Bob Hoskins”

Den of Geek UK - 29 Nov 2016
“It would be very hard to do but we would do a digital Bob Hoskins”, Zemeckis confirmed. The movie would also be more follow-on than direct sequel. That said, there's still little chance of the film ever moving ahead. And the stumbling block in this ...

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