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100th Performance of Broadway's The Trip To Bountiful

Adepero Oduye, Cuba Gooding Jr., Arthur French, Linda Powell, Tom Wopat, Cicely Tyson and Cast - 100th Performance of Broadway's The Trip To Bountiful held at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre. - New York, NY, United States - Tuesday 23rd July 2013

Adepero Oduye, Cuba Gooding Jr., Arthur French, Linda Powell, Tom Wopat, Cicely Tyson and Cast
Cuba Gooding Jr.
Adepero Oduye, Cuba Gooding Jr., Arthur French, Linda Powell, Tom Wopat, Cicely Tyson and Cast
Adepero Oduye, Cuba Gooding Jr., Arthur French and Vanessa Williams
Michael Wilson, Guest, Adepero Oduye and Cuba Gooding Jr.

'The Trip To Bountiful' After Party

Vanessa Williams, Cuba Gooding Jr., Condola Rashad and Tom Wopat - Broadway opening night of 'The Trip To Bountiful' held at the Copacabana nightclub - After Party - New York City, NY, United States - Tuesday 23rd April 2013

Vanessa Williams and Carmen Marc Valvo
Vanessa Williams, Cuba Gooding Jr. and Condola Rashad
Cicely Tyson and Vanessa Williams
Cuba Gooding Jr., Cicely Tyson, Vanessa Williams and Condola Rashad
Vanessa Williams

'The Trip To Bountiful' Curtain Call

Susan Haywood, Leon Addison Brown, Linda Powell, Bill Kux and Tom Wopat - Broadway opening night of 'The Trip To Bountiful' at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre - Curtain Call - New York City, NY, United States - Tuesday 23rd April 2013

Tom Wopat and Vanessa Williams
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Tom Wopat, Vanessa Williams, Cicely Tyson and Cuba Gooding Jr.
Bill Kux, Tom Wopat, Vanessa Williams, Cicely Tyson, Cuba Gooding Jr., Condola Rashad and Arthur French
Leon Addison Brown, Linda Powell, Bill Kux, Tom Wopat and Vanessa Williams

'Trip to Bountiful' Photocall at at Sardi's restaurant

Tom Wopat, Vanessa Williams, Cicely Tyson, Cuba Gooding Jr. and Condola Rashad - 'Trip to Bountiful' Photocall at Sardi's restaurant - New York City, NY, United States - Monday 11th March 2013

Tom Wopat
Tom Wopat
Tom Wopat, Vanessa Williams, Cicely Tyson, Cuba Gooding Jr. and Condola Rashad
Hallie Foote, Tom Wopat, Vanessa Williams, Cicely Tyson, Cuba Gooding Jr., Condola Rashad and Michael Wilson
Tom Wopat, Vanessa Williams, Cicely Tyson, Cuba Gooding Jr. and Condola Rashad

Django Unchained Review


Excellent

Tarantino takes an unusually comical approach to a provocative topic, and the result is as controversial as expected. And also startlingly hilarious. At its core, this is another revenge-themed thriller, but Tarantino's snappy, constantly surprising aproach spirals out to explore racial issues over the past 150 years with humour, drama and, of course, grisly violence.

Set two years before the American Civil War in 1858 Texas, the story centres on bounty hunter Schultz (Waltz), who offers the slave Django (Foxx) what seems like a fantasy job: to work with him to capture white criminals dead or alive. Usually dead. Sure enough, everyone is shocked to see a black man not only riding a horse but carrying a gun. When Django helps find three notorious outlaw brothers, he earns his freedom, and Schultz then offers to help free Django's enslaved wife (Washington). This involves staging an elaborate sting on her owner, the bloodthirsty Mississippi plantation owner Calvin (DiCaprio), who runs a ring of slaves who fight each other to the death. But Calvin's butler Stephen (Jackson) suspects that something is up.

Waltz and Foxx have terrific chemistry in the central roles, with Waltz's lively intelligence bouncing off Foxx's physical and emotional intensity. This gives the film an underlying drive that keeps us engaged through the blood-soaked violence as well as the more slapstick-style sequences (a KKK raid led by Johnson and Hill feels like a lost sequence from Blazing Saddles). But Tarantino's screenplay is beautifully constructed to even out the tone with exciting action, harrowing nastiness and some darkly involving drama. All while quietly exploring the twisted history of racial relations in America.

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Django Unchained Alternative Trailer


German bounty hunter Dr. King Schultz is on the hunt for a brutal gang of murderers, the Brittle brothers. His search leads him to the only person who has information on the group, Django, who is a slave living in the deep south of the States. Schultz crosses his path as he finds Django shackled to a group of other slaves who are all being taken to auction. Posing as a dentist, Schultz requests to buy him from his owners. On the owners' refusal, Schultz ruthlessly shoots them to death and takes the slave. The bounty hunter promises to free Django and take him to rescue his wife, Broomhilda, who has been enslaved by a Mississippi plantation owner on the dead or alive capture of the Brittle brothers. On their success, Schultz frees Django as promised but the pair decides to stick together as bounty hunters full time. Their search for Broomhilda leads him to the 'Candyland' plantation owner Calvin Candie who has trainer Ace Woody train slaves to fight each other for sport. The bounty hunters arouse suspicion from loyal house slave Stephen as they arrive to explore the property under a false guise and soon become under threat by a dangerous organisation who are determined not to let them escape with Broomhilda.

This western drama is directed by the award-winning director, writer and Quentin Tarantino ('Pulp Fiction', 'Kill Bill', 'Reservoir Dogs') and includes a star-studded cast. 'Django Unchained' is a thought provoking story set in the deep south of America two years before the Civil War. It was inspired by 60s western 'Django' along with its sequels and includes a cameo appearance from 'Django' star Franco Nero.</p><p>It is set for release on December 25th 2013 in the US and January 18th 2013 in the UK.

Directed By: Quentin Tarantino

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Django Unchained Trailer


German bounty hunter Dr. King Schultz is on the hunt for a brutal gang of murderers, the Brittle brothers. His search leads him to the only person who has information on the group, Django, who is a slave living in the deep south of the States. Schultz crosses his path as he finds Django shackled to a group of other slaves who are all being taken to auction. Posing as a dentist, Schultz requests to buy him from his owners. On the owners' refusal, Schultz ruthlessly shoots them to death and takes the slave. The bounty hunter promises to free Django and take him to rescue his wife, Broomhilda, who has been enslaved by a Mississippi plantation owner on the dead or alive capture of the Brittle brothers. On their success, Schultz frees Django as promised but the pair decides to stick together as bounty hunters full time. Their search for Broomhilda leads him to the 'Candyland' plantation owner Calvin Candie who has trainer Ace Woody train slaves to fight each other for sport. The bounty hunters arouse suspicion from loyal house slave Stephen as they arrive to explore the property under a false guise and soon become under threat by a dangerous organisation who are determined not to let them escape with Broomhilda.

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The cast and special guests celebrate the 100th performance of the Broadway musical

Tom Wopat and Susan Lucci - Tom Wopat and Susan Lucci New York City, USA - The cast and special guests celebrate the 100th performance of the Broadway musical Wednesday 6th July 2011

Jonah Hex Trailer


Jonah Hex is a brand new comic book adaptation directed by Jimmy Hayward and starring Josh Brolin, John Malkovich and Megan Fox.

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