Basic - John Travolta & Samuel L Jackson Video Interview

Basic
Get Real Player Get Windows Media Player
John Travolta & Samuel L Jackson Interview

John Travolta and Samuel L. Jackson talk exclusively about their roles in Basic and the story. The footage also contains two exclusive film clips of the two in action.

There is always the possibility of two truths. The truth we see. And what’s behind it.

One appears to be reality. The other is reality.

From acclaimed action-director John McTiernan (Die Hard, The Hunt for Red October, Predator) and screenwriter James Vanderbilt comes Basic, a riveting, multi-layered military suspense thriller. Joining John Travolta, Connie Nielsen and Samuel L. Jackson is an ensemble of some of today’s most compelling young actors including Giovanni Ribisi, Brian Van Holt, Taye Diggs, Cristian De La Fuente, Dash Mihok and Roselyn Sanchez.

Travolta stars as Tom Hardy, an ex-Army Ranger turned DEA agent, who is drawn into an ever-widening mystery surrounding the disappearance of the feared and often hated Sgt. Nathan West (Jackson), as well as several of his elite Special Forces trainees on what appears, at first, to have been a routine military exercise during a hurricane in the jungles of Panama.

Only two survivors are found, Dunbar (Brian Van Holt), and a badly wounded Kendall (Giovanni Ribisi), the son of a high-profile Joint Chiefs of Staff official. Neither is willing to cooperate with the head of Fort Clayton’s military police, Capt. Julia Osborne (Connie Nielsen). So base commander Col. Bill Styles (Tim Daly) calls in ex-Ranger Hardy, an old friend and a persuasive interrogator.

Osborne disapproves of Hardy who is on leave from the D.E.A. after having come under suspicion of accepting bribes from local drug traffickers. She is also uneasy when she learns that Hardy once trained under West and hates him almost as passionately as his current recruits.

With time running out, Hardy and Osborne call a temporary, if uneasy, truce. Hardy cajoles a confession out of Dunbar, who claims that Sgt. West and the missing Rangers have been murdered and their bodies blown away by the hurricane.

When they later interview Kendall, he confirms that the other Rangers and West are dead. But, in almost every other way, his story contradicts Dunbar’s.

What happened to West and his Ranger team? And what were they really doing out there in the jungle?

As the story unfolds, each layer reveals more lies and greater deceptions, until Hardy and Osborne inch towards the horrible truth about the fate of the missing soldiers.

Release date: 20th June 2003
Certificate: 15
Running Time: 98 Minutes
Distributor: Icon

www.basicthemovie.co.uk

Basic @ www.contactmusic.com
Basic  @ www.contactmusic.com
Basic @ www.contactmusic.com
Basic @ www.contactmusic.com
Basic @ www.contactmusic.com
Basic
Trailer/Title
Watch
Watch
Download
Real Player
Windows Media
Windows Media
1. Star Interviews
Latest video from @ www.contactmusic.com
Latest video from @ www.contactmusic.com
Latest video from @ www.contactmusic.com Latest video from @ www.contactmusic.com
-
Advertisement

Suggested

Iggy Pop Awarded France's 'Highest Cultural Honour'

Iggy Pop Awarded France's 'Highest Cultural Honour'

The Stooges frontman Iggy Pop awarded France's 'highest honor'.

Guns N' Roses Rake In $230m On Not In This Lifetime Tour

Guns N' Roses Rake In $230m On Not In This Lifetime Tour

Guns N' Roses have grossed $230m from their 'Not In This Lifetime' tour so far.

All-New Cast Star In 'Diary Of A Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul'

All-New Cast Star In 'Diary Of A Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul'

Jason Drucker is Greg Heffley in the upcoming movie based on the novel of the same name.

Advertisement
Harrison Ford Shares His Secret For A Successful Career

Harrison Ford Shares His Secret For A Successful Career

Ford attributes his career success to films that pass 'from generation to generation'.

Kurt Russell's X-Rated Confession About First Date With Goldie Hawn

Kurt Russell's X-Rated Confession About First Date With Goldie Hawn

Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn got walked in on by police on their first night together.

Advertisement
Artists
Actors
    Filmmakers
      Artists
      Bands
        Musicians
          Artists
          Celebrities
             
              Artists
              Interviews
                musicians & bands in the news
                  actors & filmmakers in the news
                    celebrities in the news

                      Go Back in Time using our News archive to see what happened on a particular day in the past.