Search results for "Jim Brown"

The Future is Now! (2011)

A journalist (Liane Balaban) meets “Man of Today” (Paul Ahmarani) who, while a responsible citizen, is disengaged from greater society. He believes once he’s dead nothing more ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim Brown  •  Gary Burns
CAST:  Paul Ahmarani  •  Liane Balaban  •  Alain de Botton  •  Shigeru Ban

Radiant City (2007)

Since the end of World War II, one of kind of urban residential development has dominate how cities in North America have grown, the suburbs. In these artificial neighborhoods ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Jim Brown  •  Gary Burns
CAST:  Hong Cheng  •  Kyle Grant  •  Amanda Guenther  •  Daniel Jeffery

The Weavers: Wasn't That a Time! (1982) RT Audience 67%

Documentary about the blacklisted folk group, "The Weavers," and the events leading up to their triumphant return to Carnegie Hall.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Music
CAST:  Ronnie Gilbert  •  Arlo Guthrie  •  Lee Hays  •  Fred Hellerman

Isn't This a Time! A Tribute Concert for Harold Leventhal (2004)

In September of 2004 at the Toronto Film Festival, the Weavers sang together for possibly the last time.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
CAST:  Leon Bibb  •  Theodore Bikel  •  Arlo Guthrie  •  Pete Seeger

Pete Seeger: The Power of Song (2007) RT 95% / Audience 92%

DVD release: Aug 2008

Interviews, archival footage and home movies are used to illustrate a social history of folk artists Pete Seeger.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
CAST:  Pete Seeger  •  Joan Baez  •  Johnny Cash  •  Bill Clinton

Free to Rock (2017)

Rock & Roll spread the sound of freedom across the Iron Curtain and throughout Eastern Europe and the USSR, despite Communist attempts to outlaw it and to crush what they ...  (more)

CAST:  Kiefer Sutherland  •  Jimmy Carter  •  Mikhail Gorbachev  •  Billy Joel

The Running Man (1987) RT 61% / Audience 60%

DVD release: May 1999

By 2017, the global economy has collapsed and American society has become a totalitarian police state, censoring all cultural activity. The government pacifies the populace by ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Paul Michael Glaser
CAST:  Arnold Schwarzenegger  •  Richard Dawson  •  María Conchita Alonso  •  Yaphet Kotto

Any Given Sunday (1999) RT 51% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Sep 2000

A star quarterback gets knocked out of the game and an unknown third stringer is called in to replace him. The unknown gives a stunning performance and forces the aging coach ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Stone
CAST:  Al Pacino  •  Cameron Diaz  •  Dennis Quaid  •  James Woods

BaadAsssss Cinema (2002) RT Audience 69%

DVD release: Jan 2003

With archive film clips and interviews, this brief look at a frequently overlooked historical period of filmmaking acts as an introduction rather than a complete record. It ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Documentary
DIRECTION:  Isaac Julien
CAST:  Larry Cohen  •  Tamara Dobson  •  Ron Finley  •  Pam Grier

I'm Gonna Git You Sucka (1988) RT 63% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Jan 2001

Jack Spade returns from the army in his old ghetto neighbourhood when his brother, June Bug, dies. Jack declares war on Mr. Big, powerful local crimelord. His army is led by ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Keenen Ivory Wayans
CAST:  Keenen Ivory Wayans  •  Bernie Casey  •  Ja'net Du Bois  •  Isaac Hayes

Mars Attacks! (1996) RT 52% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Jun 1997

'We come in peace' is not what those green men from Mars mean when they invade our planet, armed with irresistible weapons and a cruel sense of humor. This star studded cast ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Tim Burton
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Glenn Close  •  Annette Bening  •  Pierce Brosnan

She Hate Me (2004) RT 19% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Feb 2005

Fired from his job, a former executive turns to impregnating wealthy lesbians for profit.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
CAST:  John Turturro  •  Anthony Mackie  •  Woody Harrelson  •  Kerry Washington

Small Soldiers (1998) RT 48% / Audience 44%

DVD release: Dec 1998

When missile technology is used to enhance toy action figures, the toys soon begin to take their battle programming too seriously.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Fantasy • Science Fiction
CAST:  Gregory Smith  •  Kirsten Dunst  •  Denis Leary  •  Phil Hartman

The Dirty Dozen (1967) RT 91% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Apr 1998

12 American military prisoners in World War II are ordered to infiltrate a well-guarded enemy château and kill the Nazi officers vacationing there. The soldiers, most of whom ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • War
DIRECTION:  Robert Aldrich
CAST:  Lee Marvin  •  Ernest Borgnine  •  Charles Bronson  •  Jim Brown

...tick...tick...tick... (1970)

Racial tensions threaten to explode when a black man is elected sheriff of a small, racially divided town in the Deep South.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama
DIRECTION:  Ralph Nelson
CAST:  Jim Brown  •  George Kennedy  •  Fredric March  •  Lynn Carlin

100 Rifles (1969) RT Audience 43%

DVD release: May 2006

When half-breed Indian Yaqui Joe robs an Arizona bank, he is pursued by dogged lawman Lyedecker. Fleeing to Mexico, Joe is imprisoned by General Verdugo, who is waging a war ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • War • Western
CAST:  Jim Brown  •  Raquel Welch  •  Burt Reynolds  •  Fernando Lamas

Original Gangstas (1996) RT 50% / Audience 47%

DVD release: May 2001

A violent street gang, the Rebels, rule the streets of Gary, Indiana. The Rebels shoot Marvin Bookman, a store-keeper, for giving the police information about a drive-by ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Larry Cohen
CAST:  Fred Williamson  •  Pam Grier  •  Jim Brown  •  Paul Winfield

Three the Hard Way (1974) RT Audience 49%

DVD release: Apr 1989

The story involves a white supremist plot to taint the United States water supply with a toxin that is harmless to whites but lethal to blacks. The only obstacles that stand ...  (more)

GENRES: Action
DIRECTION:  Gordon Parks Jr.
CAST:  Jim Brown  •  Fred Williamson  •  Jim Kelly  •  Sheila Frazier