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Thomas, Wynn P.

Overview
Works: 21 works in 81 publications in 5 languages and 13,742 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Biography  Historical films  Biographical films  Sports films  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Fantasy films  Gangster films 
Roles: prs, Designer, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Publications about Wynn P Thomas
Publications by Wynn P Thomas
Most widely held works by Wynn P Thomas
Hidden figures by Theodore Melfi( visu )
7 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 2,444 libraries worldwide
As the United States raced against Russia to put a man in space, NASA found untapped talent in a group of African-American female mathematicians that served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in U.S. history. Dorothy Vaughan, Mary Jackson, and Katherine Johnson crossed all gender, race, and professional lines while their brilliance and desire to dream big, beyond anything ever accomplished before by the human race, firmly cemented them in U.S. history as true American heroes
Analyze this by Harold Ramis( visu )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 2,315 libraries worldwide
Fearful of his emotional stability, prison officials release Paul Vitti into the custody of his psychiatrist, Dr. Ben Sobel, who becomes even more exasperated when he learns Vitti will be moving into his home. As Sobel tries to get to the root of Vitti's real problems, he tries to help Vitti find a straight job. And adding to all this confusion, several members of Vitti's old crew are after him, who are determined to see that he doesn't pass along any incriminating information
The odd life of Timothy Green by Jennifer Garner( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1,512 libraries worldwide
When a childless couple buries a box with all of their wishes for an infant in their backyard, their wishes are granted. However, their child, Timothy Green, is not all that he appears
Mars attacks! by Tim Burton( visu )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 790 libraries worldwide
Mean, green invaders from the angry red planet attempt to take over the Earth
Jungle fever by Spike Lee( visu )
2 editions published between 1991 and 1998 in Italian and English and held by 645 libraries worldwide
A black architect begins an affair with his working class Italian secretary. their relationship causes them to be scrutinized by their friends , cast out from their families and shunned by their neighbors
Mo' better blues by Spike Lee( visu )
8 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 539 libraries worldwide
Academy Award-winning actor Denzel Washington gives a riveting performance in Spike Lee's breathtaking film on music and love. Talented trumpeter Bleek Gilliam (Denzel Washington) is obsessed by his music and indecisiveness about his girlfriends, Indigo (Joie Lee) and Clarke (Cynda Williams). But when he is forced to come to the aid of his manager and childhood friend (Spike Lee), Bleek finds his world more fragile than he ever imagined. Stunning cinematography, a rousing score and superlative performances come together in this unforgettable feast for the senses
The original kings of comedy ( visu )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 531 libraries worldwide
Inspired by the high-grossing comedy tour, this documentary captures four of today's hottest stand-up comics live and uncensored. These funnymen take rib-tickling aim at sports personalities, church services, bill collectors, hip-hop and much more. Includes backstage footage and interviews
The Five Heartbeats by Robert Townsend( visu )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 144 libraries worldwide
Five young friends are drawn together by music. Their dreams of fame and fortune take them from amateur nights in ghetto clubs to the pinnacle of show business success and personal tragedy. When the vocal group The Five Heartbeats get to the top of the music world they learn the hard reality of the music industry
Analyze this ; Analyze that ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Analyze that. Fearful of his emotional stability, prison officials release Paul Vitti into the custody of his psychiatrist, Dr. Ben Sobel, who becomes even more exasperated when he learns Vitti will be moving into his home. As Sobel tries to get to the root of Vitti's real problems, he tries to help Vitti find a straight job. And adding to all this confusion, several members of Vitti's old crew are after him, who are determined to see that he doesn't pass along any incriminating information
Cinderella Man by Russell Crowe( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
During the Great Depression, an everyday common-man hero, James J. Braddock was to become one of the most surprising sports legends in history. With the Depression going strong in the early 1930s, the impoverished ex-boxer was seemingly as broken-down and out-of-luck as the rest of the America. Driven by love and determination, he returned to the ring. He did not have much of a shot, but James was fueled by something beyond mere competition. He kept winning and suddenly, the ordinary working man became an icon who carried the hopes and dreams of the disenfranchised on his shoulders. Eventually, he rose through the ranks and went on to fight the heavyweight champ, the unstoppable Max Baer
Inside man by Spike Lee( visu )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
NYPD Detective Keith Frazier struggles to outsmart Dalton, a high-stakes bank robber who, along with a well-trained crew of accomplices, has seized control of a Wall Street bank. The robbers turn what initially looks like a hostage crisis into a personal crusade to expose some mysterious evil secrets. As the dangerous cat-and-mouse game unfolds, Madaline, a power broker with her own agenda, emerges and injects even more instability into an already volatile situation
Beat Street by Andy Davis( visu )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
"The story of Kenny, a young hip-hop artist living in the rough slums of the Bronx with his younger brother Lee and their mother Cora. Kenny dreams of making it big as a disk jockey and playing in the most swank of Manhattan nightclubs, The Roxy. Into their lives comes Tracy, a composer and assistant choreographer from New York College who inspires him to try to continue his dream while romance begins to grow between them despite coming from different neighborhoods and worlds. Meanwhile, Lee is part of a break-dancing gang set on dominating the scene of their street. The rest of their friends include Ramon, a graffiti artist determined to spread his painting to every subway car in the city while dealing with his girlfriend Carmen. Chollie is a fellow rapper who becomes Kenny's manager after he lands him a gig at a Bronx club as the DJ."--Matt Patay, www.imdb.com
A beautiful mind : a biography of John Forbes Nash, Jr., winner of the Nobel Prize in economics, 1994 by Sylvia Nasar( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in Undetermined and held by 2 libraries worldwide
The true story of a troubled Princeton mathematician who is able to overcome years of suffering from schizophrenia to win the Nobel Prize
School daze by Spike Lee( visu )
2 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
A music-filled, off-beat contemporary comedy that takes an unforgettable look at black college life
Analyze that by Peter Steinfeld( Archival Material )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Press kit includes: 1 CD-ROM (artwork, production and biographical information, images, trailer, link to website), cast and credits listing, copy of production and biographical information
A beautiful mind ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Dramatic biography of John Nash, a mathematical genius, who made an astonishing discovery early in his career and stood on the brink of international acclaim. But the handsome and arrogant Nash soon found himself on a painful and harrowing journey schizophrenia, and finally, late in life, received the Nobel Prize. including the son of the school's football coach, are implicated and ultimately dismissed
Triple feature : the five heartbeats ; Hollywood shuffle ; the meteor man by Robert Townsend( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
The five heartbeats: Hear the rhythm... feel the beat... and get ready to be rocked to your soul as never before with The Five Heartbaeats! Robert Townsend directs and stars in this pitch-perfect story of five young firends drawn together by music, whose dreams of fame and fortune take them from amateur nights in ghetto clubs to the pinnacle of show business success and personal tragedy. From back cover
 
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