A look at the life of Eugene Allen, who served eight presidents as the White House’s head butler from 1952 to 1986, and had a unique front-row seat as political and racial history was made.
The film is inspired and based on Wil Haygood’s Washington Post article about a black man — Eugene Allen — who served as White House butler under eight presidents for over thirty years.
Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow and Jon Favreau’s Iron Man is #1 at the box office, grossing $100.8 million. Iron Man 2 will be in the works and be released April 30, 2010. Robert Downey Jr. and Gwyneth Paltrow have signed up for two more sequels.
Marvel Studio announced release dates at stockholders meeting for Thor on June 4, 2010, The Avengers on July 2011 and The First Avenger: Captain America on May 6, 2011.
Other top films over the weekend:
Made of Honor – No. 2 with $15.5 million
Baby Mama – No. 3 with $10.33 million
Iron Man hits theaters nationwide on Friday, but you can watch it early tonight at 8pm in Los Angeles and New York City.
Rated PG-13 and 2 hours & 6 minutes running time.
November 6, 2007
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RR Watch: Jon Favreau’s Iron Man International Trailer
You can view the International trailer for Jon Favreau’s Iron Man here.
Iron Man’s cast include Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr., Terrence Howard and Jeff Bridges.
October 30, 2007
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RR Watch: Hayden Christensen & Jessica Alba & Joby Harold’s Awake
Synopsis: During surgery, more than 60,000 people domestically each year experience anesthetical awareness, a condition when anesthesia fails during surgery, leaving one completely conscious and feeling every incision, but paralyzed and incapable of doing anything about it. This is what happens to Clay.
Awake is written and directed by Joby Harold and stars Hayden Christensen, Jessica Alba, Lena Olin, Terrence Howard, Trent Ford and Sam Robards.