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The Good, the Bad & the Badass: Bob Hoskins

Last week, we took a look at the career of director of the great Gene Hackman . This week, we turn our focus to another great character actor, who sadly passed away this week... Bob Hoskins I was sad to hear early this week that the great Bob Hoskins had passed away. Being a child of the eighties, Mr. Hoskins was a big part of my childhood from having...

Bob Hoskins has passed away after battle with pneumonia

Very sad news this morning: the always excellent Bob Hoskins has died at the age of 71. Hoskins died yesterday in a hospital following a battle with pneumonia, according to statement made by his agent. In 2012 Hoskins revealed he had been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, and also announced he was retiring from acting. Hoskins was surrounded by his family when he passed away....

The JoBlo Sunday Night Movie Chat: Who Framed Roger Rabbit

The Oscars are a week away, so this week I figured we'd chat about one of the most beloved Oscar winners of all time. A movie that's a true monument of movie magic. This week, we discuss the greatness that is Who Framed Roger Rabbit ! Your's truly has been hosting The JoBlo Sunday Night Movie Chat for two years now. Honestly, it's the best place on the internet to talk...

The team behind The Lorax to remake Dr Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas

There have been three iterations of DR. SEUSS' HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS: the eternal storybook, the classic animated special, and the dogshit live action movie from Ron Howard and Jim Carrey . So, since one of those three is an abyssmal failure, logic dictates it should be remade. Enter Chris Meladandri and Illuminatrion Entertainment, the team behind DESPICABLE ME and THE...

Director Robert Zemeckis says the only thing holding back a sequel to Roger Rabbit is a green light

Director Robert Zemeckis has made some genuine classics in his career so far, with the BACK TO THE FUTURE series, FOREST GUMP, and of course, WHO FRAMED ROGER RABBIT? which was his first forte into blending live action with animation.  Later he would take that genre into new realms with the motion capture animation he used in films like BEOWULF and THE POLAR EXPRESS.  His...
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