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  1. RollerballRead the original story

    Jun 11, 2014 | DVD Verdict

    ... won and peace has been achieved. In the absence of global conflict, the world has turned to the brutal game of Rollerball to quell their lust for violence. Rollerball's most popular star is Jonathan E (James Caan, Misery ), an electric personality ...

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  2. Fitness book of the week - LL Cool J's Platinum WorkoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2010 | Examiner.com

    ... exercise mode. LL was not in such fabulous shape before Scooter got a hold of him. LL had just finished making Rollerball , and was getting ready for his Ten tour. One day, he was eating pizza with a friend when he made a decision to lose 40 lbs, ...

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  3. John McTiernan's Prison Nightmare: 'Die Hard' Director ...Read the original story

    May 28, 2014 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... hiring Pellicano to wiretap The Dark Knight producer Charles Roven , with whom McTiernan worked on the 2002 film Rollerball . The legal fight and subsequent incarceration hit McTiernan's pocketbook hard. Documents reveal that while in prison, he ...

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  4. John McTiernan Wrote A Thomas Crown Affair Sequel While In PrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2014 | Cinema Blend News

    First he went to director jail, then he went to actual jail: director John McTiernan was a long way from Die Hard and Predator when he was behind the camera for junk like Rollerball and Basic .

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  5. Press play: Her, Fargo, Pompeii, and more hot Blu-ray releases from May 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2014 | Digital Trends

    ... sickness, and personal freedom have all been eradicated, replaced by corporate overlords and the ultimate game: Rollerball. While the story definitely isn't for everyone - think roller derby meets Gladiator , with James Caan playing Russell Crowe - ...

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  6. Bread and Circuses at the Movies: The Six Most Savage Games of the Near Dystopian FutureRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2014 | Anorak

    ... Corporate Wars have come and gone. Now, corporations " take care of everyone ," and the violent team sport of Rollerball has been created by Big Business to remind people of "the futility of individual effort ." The goal of the corporations in this ...

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  7. 'Die Hard' director released from jailRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2014 | ABS-CBN News

    ... private investigator Anthony Pellicano to wiretap film producer Charles Roven after they worked on the 2002 "Rollerball," and then lying to FBI agents about it. Shortly afterwards he sought to reverse his plea, claiming he was drunk and jetlagged, ...

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  8. Die Hard director released from jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2014 | BBC News

    ... guilty in 2006 to hiring Pellicano to wiretap film producer Charles Roven after they worked on the 2002 movie Rollerball, and then lying to FBI agents about it. Shortly after, he sought to reverse the plea, claiming he was drunk and jetlagged, but ...

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  9. Wish I was a baller: The making of Speedball 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2014 | Eurogamer

    ... asked me that before, but that was what it was based on. People mention [ultra-violent James Caan classic] Rollerball, but I can't remember any Rollerball influence whatsoever. I know Rollerball was around at the time, but to be quite honest it was ...

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  10. Three Science Fiction movies to see againRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2014 | Free Republic

    ... and John Houseman. The world has evolved into one big global corporate melange. Large global City/States sponsor Rollerball teams. Rollerball is introduced as an innocent seeming game with about as much violence as today's NFL football. James Caan ...

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  11. John McTiernan is getting out of jail and back into the director's chair for Red SquadRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2014 | Ain't It Cool News

    Even though his last two films, BASIC and ROLLERBALL weren't among his best, I feel we were deprived of some quality cinema when John McTiernan got busted for his association with that Anthony Pellicano wire-tapping scandal.

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  12. The Color WarsRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2014 | Switched

    ... diner. Adults back in 1975 might have found this arrangement vaguely ominous, since that was the year the movie Rollerball came out. In that glimpse into the world of 2018, war has been outlawed and replaced by corporate-sponsored athletic contests ...

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  13. The Color WarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2014 | Common Dreams

    ... diner. Adults back in 1975 might have found this arrangement vaguely ominous, since that was the year the movie Rollerball came out. In that glimpse into the world of 2018, war has been outlawed and replaced by corporate-sponsored athletic contests ...

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  14. A Cautionary TaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2014 | American Library Association

    ... aliens were Mac OS compliant. Those are all obvious, so let me offer, for your consideration, one less so: Rollerball. If you know the original 1975 film, you probably have hazy memories of James Caan in studded motorcycle gloves, though there's ...

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