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    Interview: 'The Sweeney' Star Ray Winstone Talks Rappers, Filming Aronofsky's 'Noah' & How Much Fun He Had On 'Indiana Jones'

    Ray Winstone is one of those brilliant actors who has a chameleonic ability to totally lose himself in his characters (whether it’s the retired thief in Jonathan Glazer’s brilliant “Sexy Beast” or the Bostonian gangster in Martin Scorsese’s “The Departed”), while remaining 100% Winstonian. In his ne...

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    Details On Plan B's Soundtrack To His Directorial Debut 'iLL Manors' Emerge, Features Rapper Kano

    While he may not be quite as well known on this side of the pond, over in the U.K. Plan B aka Ben Drew, is something of a big deal. As a rapper he first made waves with the mixtape Paint It Blacker, before making his debut with Who Needs Action When You Got Words. But it was his transition to s...

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    Watch: Ray Winstone & Rapper Plan B Do Things Their Own Way In Teaser Trailer For 'The Sweeney'

    After years in development, last year saw the resurfacing of the film adaptation of seminal British cop series "The Sweeney" by Vertigo Films, with "The Football Factory" helmer Nick Love directing. Well, the first teaser trailer for the movie has now been unveiled, and it's ...

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    Ben Drew (AKA Plan B) Talks About His Feature Directorial Debut 'Ill Manors' & Starring Alongside Ray Winstone In 'The Sweeney'

    'Polymath' is a word that describes Ben Drew pretty well. The 29 year old East London native first came to fame back in 2005 under the name Plan B, where his work on influential mixtape "Run The Road" landed him a contract with 679 Records, and his album "Who Needs Action When You Got Words," landed...

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    Watch: Trailer For British Crime Flick 'Turnout' Is Predictably Uninspiring

    While “Tinker, Tailor, Solider, Spy,” Andrea Arnold’s “Wuthering Heights,” and Steve McQueen's "Shame" are jostling for pole position at the Venice Film Festival, it’s easy to forget that films produced in the U.K. tend to hew, crudely speaking, to diametric opposites: either boffo pictures about st...

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    Ben Drew (aka Plan B) To Star Opposite Ray Winstone In 'The Sweeney'

    'Trainspotting' Writer John Hodge To Pen ScriptAs a seminal British TV cop show, "The Sweeney," which followed Flying Squad members Carter (Dennis Waterman) and Regan (John Thaw) as they bust heads across London, has long proved influential in the genre -- it's more or less the total inspiration for...

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