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‘W.’ movie

Posted in Movies with tags , , on October 15, 2008 by funofmovie

A man stands in the middle of a sunny baseball field, beaming a smile as the roar of an approving crowd is heard.

An echoing announcer’s voice calls out his name:

Ladies and gentlemen, the 43rd president of the United States …” But as the camera pans back, the cheering fades, and the stadium is revealed to be empty.

With outstretched arms and raised head, the character’s body forms an unmistakable symbol: W.

It’s the opening scene of Oliver Stone’s movie of the same name, which he is still racing to finish in time for its debut Oct. 17.

Stone chronicles the youth of George W. Bush, his rise to the White House and the crises he has faced over the past eight years. And it’s a comedy.

Though dramatizing culture and politics is familiar ground for the director of JFK, Nixon and World Trade Center, this film’s satiric tone is something new for him. Not that he thinks the actual history is funny.

It was so painful for me. The reaction is to laugh a little because the pain would be too much,” he says, sitting in his office after showing the first act of the movie in his editing bay.

The baseball stadium intro?

We all have retreat fantasies,” Stone says with a laugh. “He did have the express desire to be baseball commissioner, and I think some people, historically, would say if he had become baseball commissioner, it would have saved us a lot of problems.”

Cast of big names

W. features an all-star cast playing the White House’s highest-profile figures: Josh Brolin as the president, Elizabeth Banks as Laura Bush, Richard Dreyfuss as Vice President Cheney, Jeffrey Wright as Secretary of State Colin Powell, Thandie Newton as Condoleezza Rice and James Cromwell as George H.W. Bush.

Stone, an outspoken liberal, Vietnam War veteran and longtime cinematic provocateur, is not an admirer of the president. And he’s prepared to be dismissed by Bush die-hards.

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Fashion and Style through Films

Posted in Celebrity news, Movies with tags on October 15, 2008 by funofmovie

Catherine Zeta Jones

Mask of Zorro Catherine Zeta Jones

is a successful actress and she is very beautiful woman. She has the ability to dazzle in her film roles. Her professional and personal life is constantly discussed in media.

The most recent story when Catherine, 39, appeared in public looking horrible surprised all of us. But it didn’t antagonize us from her. Moreover, we probably started to love her even more when we realized she was an ordinary person with the same problems millions of others have.

has always dressed well and now I offer you to take a look back at her fashion and style over the years, through some of her film choices…

The Mask Of Zorro (1998)

When Catherine played her perfect part in this film she became a great star not only in the UK, where she had already been famous, but also in Hollywood. Opposite the gorgeous , Catherine looked wonderfully wearing the corset.

Chicago (2002)

This film by was a peculiar sensation. She played hot Roxie.

She looked like a megastar with her smokey eyes, bob cut and the flapper fashion. Perfect role and perfect looks.

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