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#CHATTAHOOCHEE On Blu-ray For The First Time March 24th

Emmett Foley ( Gary Oldman , Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, The Dark Knight), a Korean War hero institutionalized in the Florida State Hospital in Chattahoochee, FL following an attempted suicide, becomes an unlikely crusader, fighting to change a system that allowed the doctors and staff to brutalize their patients. Based on the real life story of Chris Calhoun and his experiences as a patient in a Florida mental institution, Chattahoochee co-stars Dennis Hopper (Apocalypse Now, Easy Rider) as a fellow patient and kindred spirit, and is directed by Mick Jackson (The Bodyguard, Temple Grandin) from a screenplay by James Hicks. Rounding out the supporting cast in this inspirational film are Frances McDormand (Fargo, Olive Kitteridge), Ned Beatty (Deliverance, Superman) and Pamela Reed (Kindergarten Cop). GARY OLDMAN (The Dark Knight, Sid and Nancy, Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban) DENNIS HOPPER (Easy Rider, Apocalypse Now, Blue Velvet) FRANCES MCDORMAND

HOOSIERS Coming To Blu-Ray

CELEBRATE THE 25TH ANNIVERSARY OF ONE OF THE MOST BELOVED STORIES OF INSPIRATION AND REDEMPTION An All New Blu-ray Perfectly Timed For Father's Day Coming On June 5, 2012 From director David Anspaugh, one of the most legendary sports movies of all time is being released in an all new Blu-ray from Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. Based on the true story of the Milan High School basketball team, HOOSIERS boasts an all-star cast that includes the likes of Gene Hackman, Barbara Hershey , and Academy Award® nominee Dennis Hopper . The film was recently hailed as the #1 sports movie of all time by The Los Angeles Times, as determined by nearly 1,400 of its readers who participated in a user poll. Norman Dale ( Gene Hackman ) is a volatile basketball coach with a dark past who arrives in a small, rural Indiana town to attempt to lead the high school team to victory. This group of underdogs needs all the help they can get, and no one wou

Dennis Hopper Passes Away

Dennis Hopper Passes Away Hollywood actor Dennis Hopper , best known for directing and starring in the 1969 cult classic "Easy Rider," died on Saturday from complications of prostate cancer, a friend of the actor said. Hopper was 74. The hard-living screen star died at his home in the coastal Los Angeles suburb of Venice at 8:15 a.m. PDT (1515 GMT), surrounded by family and friends, the friend, Alex Hitz, told Reuters. In a wildly varied career spanning more than 50 years, Hopper appeared alongside his mentor James Dean in "Rebel Without a Cause" and "Giant" in the 1950s and played maniacs in such films as "Apocalypse Now," "Blue Velvet" and "Speed." He received two Oscar nominations -- for writing "Easy Rider" (with co-star Peter Fonda and Terry Southern), and for a rare heartwarming turn as an alcoholic high-school basketball coach in the 1986 drama "Hoosiers." But his prodigious drug abuse, tem