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Heslov, Grant 1963-

Overview
Works: 66 works in 248 publications in 7 languages and 18,264 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Fiction  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Crime films 
Roles: Producer, Author of screenplay, Director, Actor, Scenarist, Performer, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Grant Heslov
Argo by Ben Affleck ( Visual )
24 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 2,923 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On November 4, 1979, Iranian militants stormed the American embassy in Tehran and captured dozens of American hostages, sparking a 444-day ordeal and a quake in global politics still felt today. But there's a little-known footnote to the crisis: six Americans escaped. And a midlevel agent named Antonio Mendez devised an ingenious yet incredibly risky plan to rescue them
Good night, and good luck by George Clooney ( Visual )
23 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Takes place in the 1950's America, during the early days of broadcast journalism. It chronicles the real-life conflict between television newsman Edward R. Murrow and Senator Joseph McCarthy and the House Un-American Activities Committee. With a desire to report the facts and enlighten the public, Murrow, and his dedicated staff - headed by his producer Fred Friendly and Joe Wershba in the CBS newsroom - defy corporate and sponsorship pressures to examine the lies and scaremongering tactics perpetrated by McCarthy during his communist 'witch-hunts'. A very public feud develops when the Senator responds by accusing the anchor of being a communist. In this climate of fear and reprisal, the CBS crew carries on and their tenacity will prove historic and monumental
The ides of March by George Clooney ( Visual )
17 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,992 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During the frantic last days before a heavily contested Ohio presidential primary, an up-and-coming campaign press secretary finds himself involved in a political scandal that threatens to upend his candidate's shot at the presidency
The monuments men by George Clooney ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An unlikely World War II platoon has been tasked by FDR with going into Germany to rescue artistic masterpieces from Nazi thieves and returning them to their rightful owners. With the art trapped behind enemy lines, and with the German army under orders to destroy everything as the Reich fell, how could they possibly succeed? But as the Monuments Men, as they were called, found themselves in a race against time, they would risk their lives to protect mankind's greatest achievements
The men who stare at goats by Grant Heslov ( Visual )
40 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reporter Bob Wilton is trying to lose himself in the romance of war after his marriage fails. He gets more than he bargains for when he meets a special forces agent who reveals the existence of a secret, military unit whose goal is to end war as we know it. With unparalleled psychic powers, they can read the enemy's thoughts, pass through solid walls, and even kill a goat by simply staring at it. Now, the founder of the unit has gone missing and the trail leads to another psychic soldier who has distorted the mission to serve his own ends
Leatherheads by Guthrie CSD ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 1,740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dodge Connolly is a charming, brash football hero. He is determined to guide his team from bar brawls to packed stadiums. But after the players lose their sponsor and the entire league faces certain collapse, Dodge convinces a college football star to join his team. Dodge hopes his latest move will help the struggling sport finally capture the country's attention. Added to the team is Carter Rutherford, America's favorite son. Carter has dashing good looks and unparalleled speed on the field, he is a golden-boy war hero of WWI. Carter appears to be too good to be true, and Lexie Littleton aims to prove that's the case. Lexie is a spitfire newswoman who suspects there are holes in Carter's war story. While she digs, the two teammates start to become serious off-field rivals for her fickle affections. As the new game of pro-football becomes less like the freewheeling sport he knew and loved, Dodge must both fight to keep his guys together and to get the girl of his dreams
The scorpion king by Stephen Sommers ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 1,684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mighty Memnon rules over nearly all the known world, who defeats his enemies in battle with the help of a beautiful sorceress. "Free tribes" form a fragile alliance to fight Memnon, and hire a trio of assassins to kill the sorceress and thus remove Memnon's advantage. The assassins are betrayed by the son of one of the tribal leaders, and Mathayus finds himself unable to kill Cassandra. Mathayus abducts the sorceress, who explains that Memnon was holding her against her will. Mathayus then uses his newfound sense of justice to convince the surviving tribal leaders to join forces again to defeat Memnon
August: Osage County ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The darkly hilarious and deeply touching story of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose lives converge when a family crisis brings them back to the Midwest house they grew up in, and to the dysfunctional mother who raised them"--Container
Congo by Frank Marshall ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and Croatian and held by 841 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An expedition to return a gorilla to Africa and find the Lost City of Zinj and its diamond mines encounters a variety of dangers
Black sheep by Penelope Spheeris ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Every time Mike tries to help his brother Al during his campaign for governor it becomes a disaster. Campaign-aide Steve volunteers to baby-sit Mike and soon realizes he made a big mistake. When Mike discovers the incumbent is a crook he reaches a new level of destruction
Good night, and good luck : the screenplay and history behind the landmark movie by George Clooney ( Book )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The mummy collector's set ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
[The Mummy] In 1923 deep in the Egyptian desert, adventurer Rick and Egyptologist Evelyn unearth a 3,000 year old legacy of terror, they free Imhotep's mummy from his eternal prison. Imhotep, the Egyptian high priest mummified alive and cursed as punishment for killing Pharaoh Seti and sleeping with his mistress, awakes to wreak his final vengeance on the world. [The Mummy returns] It's now 1933, 10 years after Rick and Evie met. They're married, settled in London and are raising their 8 year old son, Alex. Imhotep's corpse has been brought to the British Museum, and resurrected; the mummy walks the earth again, determined to become immortal. Another force born of the darkest rituals of ancient Egyptian mysticism, the Scorpion King, even more powerful than Imhotep, has also been set loose in the world. When these two forces clash, the world will hang in the balance, sending the O'Connells on a desperate race to save the world, and rescue their son. [The scorpion king] In an ancient time, predating the pyramids, the evil king Memnon is using the psychic powers of his sorceress Cassandra to foretell his great victories. In a last ditch effort to stop Memnon from taking over the world, the leaders of the remaining free tribes hire the assassin Mathayus to kill the sorceress. But Mathayus ends up getting much more than he bargained for. Now with the help of the trickster Arpid, tribal leader Balthazar and an unexpected ally, it's up to Mathayus to fulfill his destiny and become the great Scorpion King
Bug ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A series of interconnected stories about a group of strangers in Los Angeles, and the unknown havoc they cause in each other's lives
The Scorpion King action-pack ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Scorpion King: Mathayus seeks revenge for his brother's death at the hands of an undefeated warlord fated to become a great ruler
Buenas noches, y buena suerte ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Basada en hechos reales, narra la historia del famoso periodista de la CBS Edward R. Murrow y su productor Fred Friendly durante la legendaria confrontación que Murrow mantuvo con el senador Joseph McCarthy, y que ayudó a que se terminara con la "caza de brujas"
The American by Anton Corbijn ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After a job ends more violently than expected, Jack retreats to the Italian countryside and accepts one last assignment to construct a deadly weapon for a mysterious contact. But when he pursues a relationship with a beautiful local woman, he may be tempting fate by stepping out of the shadows. Jack soon finds himself in an escalating battle to escape from his secretive past
The men who stare at goats s chèvres du Pentagone by Grant Heslov ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Extrait du résumé figurant sur la jaquette :Bob Wilton est un journaliste désespéré à la recherche du scoop de sa carrière, et c'est en Irak qu'il pense le trouver. En partant à l'aventure, il croise le chemin de Lyn Cassidy, étrange soldat Jedi qui prétend faire partie d'un département top secret de l'armée américaine. Lire dans les pensées de l'ennemi, traverser les murs et même tuer des chèvres en les dévisageant sont les armes de cette unité spéciale. Le fondateur de ce programme, Bill Django, a disparu, et Cassidy a pour mission de le retrouver. Intrigué par les histoires abracadabrantes de Cassidy, Bob décide de l'accompagner
L'uomo che fissa le capre ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in Multiple languages and Italian and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dopo il fallimento del suo matrimonio, il reporter Bob Wilton decide di dare prova del suo coraggio e di partire per l'Iraq. Una volta in Medio Oriente, Bob entra con Lyn Cassidy e la New Earth Army, una segreta compagine speciale dell'esercito militare che viene addestrata per sconfiggere i nemici usando singolari poteri paranormali. Poiché il fondatore, Bill Django, è scomparso, Bob viene coinvolto da Lyn nella ricerca, ma presto scopriranno che esiste un nemico di cui non avevano tenuto conto. (LaFeltrinelli)
Los idus de marzo = The ides of March ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in Spanish and English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Un joven idealista empieza a trabajar como director de comunicación para un prometedor candidato que se presenta a las elecciones primarias del Partido Demócrata. Durante la campaña tendrá la oportunidad de comprobar hasta qué extremos se puede llegar con tal de alcanzar el éxito político
Good night and good luck : [screenplay] by George Clooney ( Book )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Takes place in the 1950's America, during the early days of broadcast journalism. It chronicles the real-life conflict between television newsman Edward R. Murrow and Senator Joseph McCarthy and the House Un-American Activities Committee. With a desire to report the facts and enlighten the public, Murrow, and his dedicated staff - headed by his producer Fred Friendly and Joe Wershba in the CBS newsroom - defy corporate and sponsorship pressures to examine the lies and scaremongering tactics perpetrated by McCarthy during his communist 'witch-hunts'. A very public feud develops when the Senator responds by accusing the anchor of being a communist. In this climate of fear and reprisal, the CBS crew carries on and their tenacity will prove historic and monumental
 
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