Orson Welles' unfinished masterpiece, restored and assembled by Frank Marshall and Peter Bogdanovich based on Welles' own notes. During the last 15 years of his life, Welles, who died in 1985, worked obsessively on the film, which chronicles a temperamental film director—much like him—who is battling with the Hollywood establishment to finish an iconoclastic work.
Part concert film, part insider hang, part testimonial to the power of music and uncompromising artists, the film celebrates the freedom that allowed Pearl Jam a way to make music without losing sight of what mattered most to them–their fans and the music fans that they themselves had always been. PEARL JAM TWENTY features interviews with original band members Jeff Ament, Stone Gossard, Mike McCready, and Eddie Vedder, drummer Matt Cameron, and friend and Soundgarden singer/guitarist Chris Cornell, as well as archival performance and interview footage of Mother Love Bone, Pearl Jam, Temple of the Dog, Kurt Cobain and Neil Young.
In Washington, D.C., in 2054, a technologically advanced Department of Precrime has been created to detect and prevent murders before they're committed. As the respected Detective John Anderton, Tom Cruise plays one of the cops who bust potential murderers. He's a respected officer hired by his even more admired mentor (Max von Sydow). But an aggressive and arrogant Department of Justice agent (Colin Farrell) begins nosing around looking for corruption and thinks he finds it when signs point to Anderton as a future killer. The movie is based on a story by Philip K. Dick.
Romance in the '90s is where you find it. But what do you do to make it happen in today's hilariously mixed-up Singles world?
This is the story loosely based on Cleveland disc jockey Alan Freed, who introduced rock'n'roll to teenage American radio audiences in the 1950's. Freed was a source of great controversy: criticized by conservatives for corrupting youth with the "devil's music"; hated by racists for promoting African American music for white consumption; persecuted by law enforcement officials and finally brought down by the "payola" scandals.