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Big Al's Movie Picks: Dames, Football...and Girls in Comas?

 
Big Al's Movie Picks: Dames, Football...and Girls in Comas?
Posted August 23rd, 2014 @ 12:20pm

 

SIN CITY: A DAME TO KILL FOR (Action)

 

WHAT'S IT ABOUT? The town's most hard-boiled citizens cross paths with some of its more reviled inhabitants.

WHO'S IN IT? Jessica Alba, Josh Brolin, Rosario Dawson, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Eva Green, Dennis Haysbert, Jaime King, Ray Liotta, Jeremy Piven, Mickey Rourke, Bruce Willis

DID YOU KNOW? Co-directed by Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller, who wrote and illustrated the graphic novel series.

Based on the second book in the Sin City series.

A Dame to Kill For was originally scheduled to be released on October 4th, 2013.

A sequel to 2005's Sin City.

 

IF I STAY (Drama)

WHAT'S IT ABOUT? A young girl in a coma must decide whether to wake up and live a life far different than she had imagined.

WHO'S IN IT? Chloe Moretz, Jamie BlackleyMireille Enos, Stacy Keach 

DID YOU KNOW? Based on the 2009 young adult novel by Gayle Forman. 

Dakota Fanning and Emily Browning were in talks to play the lead.

Star Chloe Moretz is dating David and Victoria Beckham's son Brooklyn.

 

WHEN THE GAME STANDS TALL (Sports Drama)

WHAT'S IT ABOUT? The film chronicles the career of high school football coach Bob Ladouceur, who transformed a losing team into a powerhouse that went on to a 151-game winning streak.

WHO'S IN IT? James CaviezelAlexander LudwigLaura DernMichael Chiklis

 

DID YOU KNOW: Inspired by a true story.

The film is an adaptation of the 2003 book of the same name by Neil Hayes.

Bob Ladouceur, played by James Caviezel, began coaching the De La Salle High Spartans in Concord, California in 1979, when he was 25. The team had never had a winning season in its 14-year history before Ladouceur took over. From 1992 to 2004, he led the team to 12 consecutive undefeated seasons.

 

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